Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross(2022) Updated.

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We were lucky enough to spend time with the recently updated Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 1.5 T GLS 4×2 variant, this is a first time this segment has been updated with a turbo charged motor making 110kw and 250nm, it now competes head to head with the rest of class. If you prefer the most reliable tried and tested Mitsubishi 2.0L 16v motor you can still purchase it with the update but it is the “base” model variant producing the same 110kws but only 198nm. Mitsubishi is like the old faithful…

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Peugeot’s Landtrek 4×4(2022) Reviewed

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Over nearly a century, Peugeot has been a formidable force in Africa. The new LANDTREK enables Peugeot to make a strong comeback in a market where it has a very strong heritage, the LANDTREK personifies the DNA of legendary models such the 404 wagon and the 504 Pick-Up which sold exceptionally well in SA back in the day. Peugeot bravely releases the all new LANDTREK, which enters the One-Ton Pick-Up segment and accounts for more than 25% of the South African new vehicle market, and possibly the hardest segment to…

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Updated Fiat 500 Sport Road Test and Review

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Pros – Trendy Retro styling; great fuel consumption; comfortable seats; Go-Kart like handling; Great engine Cons – Drivers seat can’t be adjusted down; Fuel economy does fall short of claimed; Poor safety rating After a trip to Italy, I fell in love with the original Fiat 500 known initially as ‘The Cinquecento’. Introduced by the Fiat Company in July 1957 and produced under this guise until 1975 the model was designed by Dante Giacosa, and the Cinquecento was marketed as a cheap, functional, and economical town car for post-war Italy. Fast forward exactly 50 years…

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The all-new Kia Carnival(2022) Pricing and Spec

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The all-new Kia Carnival replaces the outgoing Grand Sedona to become a multifaceted companion to progressive families intent on living a big life. Staking its claim on the unoccupied space between SUVs and utilitarian people-movers, the Carnival offers the best of both worlds with its advanced technologies, new engine and platform, and luxurious cabin. Penned at Kia’s world-class California design studio, the Carnival wears a bold appearance and conveys the visual language found on the brand’s recent and highly successful line of rugged SUVs – Sorento, Seltos and Sonet. Inside,…

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Spotted! Volvo’s all-electric XC40 P8 Recharge on South African roads

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The highly anticipated Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge has been spotted on South African roads, marking the local arrival of the Swedish firm’s first all-electric vehicle (EV). A mere four days after Volvo opened the order books for the battery-powered XC40 in May 2021, all initial slots were sold out. Now the first example has made local landfall, being handed over to its excited new owner at the Tom Campher Volvo Cars dealership in Johannesburg. In order to meet growing local demand, Volvo Car South Africa has secured an additional allocation…

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