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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New VW Caddy launch and Price Update.

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The versatile best-selling Volkswagen Caddy line-up has been updated and will be available to South African buyers from February 2022. The Caddy was first launched overseas in 1979 and since then three million  have been built and sold. In the local SA market the Caddy was introduced in 1992 and has sold over 35 000 units. The major success of this range is attributed to the wide model line-up  providing a version for every buyer’s needs, private, business or leisure. The new 5th generation is offered in Caddy, Caddy Maxi, Caddy…

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Chery Tiggo 4 Pro Launched with 1 Million Km or 10Yr Motor Warranty

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One of South Africa’s most hotly contested vehicle categories is the compact segment offering so much choice from the manufacturers. As buyers have such a wide range of variants and features to choose from it has become very important that the manufacturers present their vehicle competitively priced but also competitive in features and latest tech. Maybe that’s why the all-new Chery Tiggo 4 Pro is launched into the market with a one-million kilometre warranty. With a choice of two petrol engines, three transmissions and three different spec levels the Tiggo…

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Customise your Corolla Cross for 2022

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Customise your new Toyota Corolla Cross The long-awaited launch of the all-new Toyota Corolla Cross SUV has finally taken place in South Africa offering both a traditional petrol engine and a petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain. Although only recently launched early in November 2021 you will start to see them on the road as over 1400 units have been sold already. Today’s buyer wants to purchase a new vehicle which is personalised to their taste and to this end Toyota is pleased to announce the availability of a multitude of accessory packages…

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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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