New KIA XCeed urban crossover Due June 2019

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KIA Motors released the first image of the new KIA XCeed urban crossover, due to be revealed later in June 2019. Stylish, expressive and modern in design, the new crossover utility vehicle (CUV) represents a sporty alternative to traditional larger SUVs. The swept-back, coupé-like appearance of the new KIA XCeed is a product of the brand’s European design centre in Frankfurt, Germany, designed under the direction of Gregory Guillaume, Vice President of Design for KIA Motors Europe. The combination of its elevated ride height and lower hip point give the…

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Review: The all new Suzuki Swift! Reviewed and Loved!

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The Suzuki Swift entered South Africa’s market in 2008 and swiftly became a very popular, great value-for-money, fresh in the hatchback segment. Suzuki introduces the new Swift, to include all of its favoured attributes, plus enhancements to offer more space, more efficiency, more convenience and better fuel consumption! Design  The new Swift takes a big leap forward in terms of design. While the overall shape is still largely familiar, there are big changes to its exterior. It’s sportier, bolder and more modern, thanks to integrated and reinterpreted styling elements such…

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Golf R gets a 15kw Boost, optional R Performance Titanium exhaust as well as R Performance brakes!

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In the four decades since first launching in South Africa, over 350 000 Golfs have been sold in the country. Since the launch of the seventh generation Golf model range in 2013 the Golf GTI, Golf GTD and Golf R models have made up more than 45% of all Golf sales in South Africa. Volkswagen is adding more power to the seventh generation Golf R performance derivative by increasing the power output to 228kW from 213kW – making it the most powerful Golf ever sold by Volkswagen South Africa. The seventh…

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South Africa’s most Expensive all electric car starts at R1.6 Million

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Jaguar has revealed pricing for the upcoming I-PACE in South Africa. The all-electric SUV will be available in three trim grades including S, SE and HSE, while a limited run of First Edition models will act as range-toppers for one year only. All variants come with identical powertrains comprising a 90kWh battery positioned in the floor for a low centre of gravity, and two axle-mounted synchronous electric motors paired with concentric single speed transmissions. Its 294kW/696Nm peak power is enough to launch the all-wheel drive SUV from 0-100km/h in 4.8…

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TOYOTA AND ARCTIC TRUCKS CELEBRATE HILUX’S HALF CENTURY WITH NEW INVINCIBLE 50 LIMITED EDITION

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The Toyota Hilux’s first 50 years have been packed with achievement, its status as a world-beating machine confirmed by feats such as the conquest of both North and South Poles, scaling the slopes of an erupting volcano and surviving ordeals of fire, water and explosives courtesy of the Top Gear television programme. To mark this exceptional half-century, Toyota has created a new and exclusive Hilux, the Hilux Invincible 50. This special edition has been engineered in partnership with Arctic Trucks, the Iceland-based specialists in extreme terrain driving. The modifications include…

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