Jaguar I-PACE will be available in South Africa in the first quarter of 2019

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The Jaguar I-PACE has demonstrated its real-world usability by driving 369km from London to Brussels on a single charge. The all-electric performance SUV began its intercity trip on London’s South Bank, with its 90kWh battery fully charged, before heading to the Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone. But unlike the 80 million vehicles that have made the crossing by train since the Channel Tunnel opened, the I-PACE travelled the 50km through the world’s longest undersea tunnel using its own power. After emerging into the Calais sunshine from the service tunnel which…

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The all-new PEUGEOT 5008 7-SEATER A whole new dimension for SUVs

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The new PEUGEOT 5008 breaks new ground as a large seven-seater SUV in the C segment. As a new contender in this growing consumer market, it boasts many strengths. The all-new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV includes the latest version of the outstanding PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®, Efficient Modular Platform 2 (EMP2), and a plethora of high-tech features that enhance comfort and safety. Behind the elegant, dynamic design lies a superbly practical vehicle. With seven seats, the all-new PEUGEOT 5008 is the first SUV to offer modularity on par with that of the best…

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Enthusiast inspired upgrades for Toyota 86

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Conceptualised as a driver’s car from the onset the Toyota 86 remains almost singular in its combination of handling prowess, driver-focused dynamics and analogue drive feel. With this in mind the 86’s dynamic competencies have been enhanced with the inclusion of motorsport-inspired tweaks. Performance boosting Upgrades Starting off with the Brembo® performance brake package increases the 86’s already impressive stopping power and brake endurance with bigger rotors and callipers. The upgrade consists of high performance Ventilated rotors measuring 326mm x 30mm at the front and 316 x 20mm at the…

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First all-new Suzuki Jimny 4×4 in two decades

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The new Jimny fills the very big shoes of its predecessors, which were responsible for creating a new market segment for compact, affordable, capable and – most importantly – fun, off roaders. In fact, this ladder-framed, low-range vehicle made Suzuki so iconic and loved that this is only the fourth all-new model since the LJ10 was launched in 1970. Styling – a homage to its forebears The new Suzuki Jimny made waves when it was officially unveiled in Japan in June this year for its bold, angular styling, which includes…

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Mercedes-Benz has introduced the all new A-Class to the South African market, offering an unprecedented pairing of luxury and technology in the compact car segment.

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The success story of the compact cars from Mercedes-Benz began 21 years ago, with the launch of the first generation A-Class. Since then, nearly six million Mercedes-Benz compact cars have been delivered worldwide, three million of which were A-Class models. “The expansion and rejuvenation of the compact car range are key factors behind the sustained market success that Mercedes-Benz enjoys. The Mercedes-Benz brand has also become noticeably more youthful since the introduction of the third-generation compact models,” says Johannes Fritz, Co-CEO of Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Executive Director of Mercedes-Benz…

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