Haval’s new H6 SUV will make people over look the C-word

Haval’s new H6 SUV will make people over look the C-word
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There’s a completely new brand of SUV called Haval coming to South Africa, which is nice. But if you buy one, be prepared to hear the C-word. A lot. Haval is Chinese, a part of the Great Wall Motors (GWM) group. While some early models were badged “Great Wall Haval”, it’s now a standalone SUV brand.  “Early” is a relative term for a company that was only founded in 1990. But the range now includes the small H2, the large H8 and the off-road-style seven-seater H9. Haval’s newest model is the mid-sized H6, which is currently…

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200 unit limited run model celebrates BMW’s DTM 2016 driver’s title win

200 unit limited run model celebrates BMW’s DTM 2016 driver’s title win
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BMW has unveield the DTM Champion Edition M4, complete with a huge rear wing, a BMW M colour sticker kit and a power boost up to 493bhp.   Effectively an M4 GTS but with a different set of decals, the DTM special uses the same water injection technology and has a 0-62mph time of 3.8 seconds. The car also comes with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres and the quite frankly ludicrous titanium exhaust system found on the GTS. The sticker and aero kit is said to mimic DTM race…

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Cape Town Killarney Motorshow 2017

Cape Town Killarney Motorshow 2017
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Killarney racecourse is a race track situated in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. This was my first time attending the motorshow, as i missed the first one last year, and boy was i excited… With weather predictions at 80% rainfall, I was hoping the showers didn’t keep any potential motorshow goers in bed on Sunday 15th October 2017. I did, however, look at things on the bright side, my natural filters(the clouds) covering most of the harsh spring sunlight, what photographer wouldn’t smile from ear to ear?…

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New BMW 8-Series line-up, M8 super coupe #BMW #M8

New BMW 8-Series line-up, M8 super coupe #BMW #M8
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BMW’s M division has wasted little time in making public its plans for the new 8-Series by unleashing an early camouflaged prototype of its upcoming M8 in the support program for this year’s Nurburgring 24 hour race. The impromptu appearance of the M8 prototype at the circuit where much of the chassis development work on the new performance coupe is set to take place comes just two days after the Concept 8-Series design study was unveiled as a preview to the forthcoming 8-Series at the Concorso d’Eleganza in Como, Italy….

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BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf Battle of the EV’s in SA

BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf Battle of  the EV’s in SA
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Battery-powered BMW i3 goes head-to-head with the Nissan Leaf in hi-tech electric car shoot-out The buzz surrounding electric cars is increasing all the time. More new models than ever are being launched, while lots of brave buyers are taking the plunge. So it’s no surprise that BMW has jumped on the eco-friendly bandwagon with its bold i3 hatchback. We’ve already been impressed by the petrol-electric range-extending version, so expectations are high for the all-electric model. Boasting the same advanced carbon fibre-reinforced plastic structure, jaw-dropping looks and cleverly packaged interior as…

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