Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge plug-in hybrid.

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As the Swedish luxury car manufacturer Volvo continues its shift towards electrification of its vehicles the all new XC60 T8 will now be available in South Africa. With a price tag of R1 218 000 the all-wheel drive XC60 T8 is a plug-in hybrid boasting high-performance and low emissions. The turbo and supercharged 2.0 litre petrol engine produces 233 kW and 400 Nm. The electric motor sited on the rear axle is powered by an 18.8 kWh lithium-ion battery capable of receiving a charge via cable and generates 107 kW and 309…

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Suzuki Continues to Break Sales Records March 2021

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It was only in October 2020 when Suzuki first broke through the 2 000-sales level selling 2 032 units from dealerships, rental, and government sales. Now in March 2021 the Japanese vehicle manufacturer has smashed that record by selling 2 397 units which was a 12% increase on the previous record and a massive 92% increase over March 2020. (Note: Covid would have had an impact on March 2020 sales). Reports from Naamsa indicate Suzuki now has 8,54% market share of passenger vehicles and 5,23% share of the total industry. This means Suzuki is outperforming the general vehicle sales…

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The number of 500s made in Poland reaches 2.5 million!

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You see them on the road in South Africa and in Italy, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands and Japan to mention just a few countries in the world. The Fiat 500 just achieved 2.5 million models produced at Stellantis the Fiat plant in Tychy Poland. This is a record for a single model production at this factory. The actual 2.5 million model manufactured was a 500 Hybrid equipped with a 70 – hp mild hybrid engine, an efficient compact lightweight hybrid power unit reducing consumption and emissions. This variant was Fiats entry-point into the world…

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Ford Mustang – Mach-E revealed in Europe

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On April 17 th , 1964 the Ford Mustang was unveiled in New York by Henry Ford II. The retail price was $2 368 and by the weekend following the launch 22 000 cars had been ordered in the USA. In its first two years Ford sold one million units and since then in excess of ten million Ford Mustangs have been manufactured and sold across the globe. When the Ford Mustang automobile is mentioned it is always associated with an iconic American petrol driven muscle sports car. The legendary Ford Mustang was the inventor of the…

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Peugeot adds an affordable 3008 SUV 1.2L Active LIMITED EDITION

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Exceptionally stylish, practical, comfortable to drive and now even more affordable, Peugeot is introducing a new LIMITED EDITION 1.2-litre Active 96kW THP 6-speed manual to the already impressive 3008 SUV range. The Limited Edition will be offered exclusively on the Peugeot 3008 1.2-litre Active which will display a “Limited Edition” badge. The 1.2-litre Active offers the best of both worlds with outstanding engine efficiency and sporty styling. It brings you advanced technology, a unique driving experience, an impressive interior as well as increased passenger and luggage space for just R369 900 making…

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