Toyota Landcruiser Prado new 2.8 Turbo Diesel Engine(2020)

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As customers demand a rugged luxury SUV with proven durability the Toyota fourth-generation Prado comes to mind. Launched in 2009, the Prado continues to sell strongly in global markets. More reason to introduce a significant upgrade with more power and torque as well as multimedia technologies. An additional 30 kW of power and 100 Nm of torque derived from the switch to the new generation 2.8-litre GD-6 turbo engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission (previously five-speed). Improved fuel efficiency realised through optimised pistons and piston rings, changes to the cylinder block and head. Higher fuel-injection flow…

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Citroen C5 Aircross 1.6T Shine (2019-2020) Review

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We Like: Futuristic styling, good performance, fully loaded with all the extras, digital display, red detailing. We Don’t Like: Damaged brand image, resale,  fuel consumption average in class. In Summary Price: R 550 900 (October 2020) Engine: 1.6-litre turbopetrol Power/Torque: 121 kW / 240 Nm Transmission: 6 speed automatic Fuel Consumption: 7.9 L/100 km Load space: 520 to 1 630 litres After a short absence, Citroen has come back to SA with 3 Strong products: the C3 compact hatchback, C3 Aircross crossover, and this model which we were lucky enough to have…

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Jaguar XE: Updated for 2021

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The Jaguar XE now features updated interior and exterior designs, together with latest connected technologies. XE’s luxurious interior retains soft-touch and authentic materials throughout. Everything from the instrument panel topper and console sides to the door armrest and lower cabin are wrapped in tactile materials for improved comfort. A new split-rim steering wheel design further emphasises the attention to detail within the cabin. Elsewhere throughout the cabin, details include an embossed Jaguar Leaper on the headrests and a new quilt design is available for the seating. Enhanced Cabin Air Ionisation…

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Mahindra Pik Up Automatic(2020) Review

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We Like: Higher cab height, comfortable seats, well priced, Infotainment system, Off-Road Performance. We Don’t Like: B Pillar Feels little too far forward, interior rubber finishes around windows and all round build quality. In Summary Retail: R414 900 Engine: 2.2 mHawk Diesel 4cyl engine Power/Torque: 108 kW/320 Nm Transmission: 6-speed Automatic (is available in Manual our Pick) Fuel consumption: 8.1L/100 km (claimed) 8.8/L /100 km (Achieved) Payload capacity: 995 kg With the definition of a Bakkie being skewed lately and turned into a pavement hopper with black wheels and all the bling you can think of it’s good…

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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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