Nissan LEAF celebrates 500 000th vehicle

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One of the first motor manufactures to pioneer a mass market electric vehicle was Nissan, with the production of the LEAF more than a decade ago. The half a million LEAF models built globally coincides with World EV day on 9 th September 2020. The 500 000 100% electric cars have travelled over 14.8 billion clean-air kilometres contributing towards a more sustainable society preventing more than 2.4 billion kilograms of CO2 emissions. The Nissan LEAF has won many accolades around the globe including Car of the Year 2011 in Europe, World Car of the Year 2011…

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Suzuki Swift Sport 1.4 Turbo (2020) Review

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We Love: Price and fuel economy, great handling, Performace, all the hot hatch Feels We Don’t Love: carbon vinyl might not wear well, exhuast tone could have been beefier to match. Highlights: Retail:R347 900 Engine: 1.4-litre 4-cylinder Turbo charged Jet Power/Torque: 103 kW/220 Nm Transmission: 6-speed manual (is available in Automatic) Fuel consumption: 6.1 L/100 km (claimed) 6.2L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 242-918 litres CO2: 174g/km (ADR Combined) The Suzuki Swift Sport brings back fond memories of seeing the 1.6-Litre versions racing around Singapore. Up and down orchard road in the middle of the…

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Mitsubishi ASX(2020) Review and Pricing

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We Like: Solid Feeling on the road, 2.0 N/A lots of torque, leg room in the rear, large panoramic roof. We Don’t Like: Fuel consumption is average, interior design and trim are a bit bland, a weird squeak from the back of the front seats – might be car specific. In Summary Retail: R414 900 Engine: 2.0L MIVEC DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder Power/Torque: 103 kW/220 Nm Transmission: 6-speed CVT (is available in Manual our Pick) Fuel consumption: 7.9L/100km (Combined Cycle) (claimed) 8.1L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 406-1 120 litres The Mitsubishi ASX has had a pretty drastic facelift, starting…

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VW Transporter (2021) Pricing and Specifications

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  A legend in South Africa the Volkswagen Kombi and Caravelle have been best-sellers for the past six decades. The T-series range consists of the Pick-up (Single and double cab), Panel-van, Crew bus, Kombi, Caravelle and California. Going on sale from January 2021 the face lifted line-up will now be called the T6.1 and will be sold in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. So what is New!  From an exterior point of view the radiator grill is significantly larger and forms a single stylish unit with the new bumper. Two chrome-plated cross-bars link…

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Mercedes Benz V-Class V 300d now available in South Africa

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Introducing the all new MB V-Class. Its been five years since the V-Class was last updated and launched into the South African market. Since then the V-Class has exceeded sales targets not only in SA but also globally making this multi-purpose vehicle a success story. Mercedes Benz has now introduced the all new V-Class 300d into this already successful segment and intends selling this model to both families for leisure activities and business customers for work purposes. Equipped with a four-cylinder OM 654 engine, with a 2.0-litre displacement and boasting 176kW of power and 500Nm of…

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