Land Rover Defender V8 arrives in South Africa

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As the price of fuel in South Africa climbs to just over R20 a litre, Land Rover launches its most powerful and potent Defender ever made. Boasting a 5.0 – litre supercharged engine with 386kW and 625Nm available in the 110 and 90 short-wheelbase designs. Standard eight-speed automatic gearbox with permanent drive to all four wheels the hefty outputs enable the Defender 90 V8 to accelerate 0-100km/hr in just 5.2 seconds with a top speed of 240km/hr and the 110 reaching 100km/hr in just 5.4 seconds with the same maximum…

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SUZUKI JIMNY’S EVERYWHERE

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It was just less than one year ago Suzuki was striving to sell over 2 000 vehicles in one month. Now for September 2021, this Auto Manufacturer sold 3 134 units and came the third top-selling car brand in SA behind Toyota and Volkswagen.  One of the companies most popular models is the Jimny which has accumulated growing fan-base with demand continuing as time goes on. The fourth generation Jimny was introduced to SA in 2018 and after an initial slow start due to the availability of product, the model has…

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Toyota Hilux – Specification Alignment and Upgrades

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Month after month in South Africa the Toyota Hilux remains the country’s most popular vehicle, not only for the light commercial category but also top of the overall sales charts. Offered in single cab, Xtra cab and double cab, the Hilux has a model to suit everyone. In August 2020 the new ‘Face’ of the range was introduced alongside the flagship ‘Legend’ grade while the long running SRX-grade made way for the Raider. Based on market feedback Toyota is now ready to tweak some of the specifications to the Hilux…

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Polo Vivo range adds R9 000 “Black Style Package”

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From 2019 the Black Style Package was introduced to the VW Tiguan, Golf GTi and Touareg ranges. Now in 2021 the Black Package has been made available to the Polo Vivo Comfort and Highline derivatives only in Pure White, Reflex Silver, Flash Red and Reef Blue exterior colours. The Black Style Package includes black 16-inch Portago alloy wheels, gloss black mirror caps, a gloss black painted roof, gloss black B and C pillar covers, black side sill covers, body-coloured boot spoiler, privacy glass, chrome exhaust tips as well as anthracite…

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