Updated Suzuki Swift for 2021 Reviewed

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Suzuki – the fastest-growing automotive brand in the country, has just updated 2 of its top-selling models, we look at the Swift 1.2GLX 5MT. To read the Review of the outgoing Swift Click Here  Whats New? Suzuki has announced an update to its popular compact hatchback/budget car using the word “minor” and I would like to say from the outset it is less than a minor up-date. The revision offers a few new colours (including some 2-tone options on the GLX derivatives) and a new sportier 15-inch alloy wheel design. If you have a look…

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The all-new Opel Corsa 1.2 Turbo Elegance Review

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The Opel Corsa supermini has had a legendary history dating all the way back to 1982 when the car was first sold in the United Kingdom and Europe. Only in the early 90’s did the Corsa make its presence in South Africa with the B shape model. Built on a General Motors front-wheel-drive (FWD) platform the early Corsa models were one of the few supermini hatchbacks available in SA until Peugeot, Renault and VW came along. The battle of the superminis has raged on ever since and now in 2021 we have on test Opel’s latest…

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Driven: Peugeot 2008 SUV(2021)

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Peugeot have come a long way in recent years. One of the first stand out Peugeot’s I spent time with was in 2018 with the 3008 model, and I must say it was just light years ahead with the design and interior fit and finish (Read about it here). If you had asked me 15 years ago if I would consider a car from this French manufacturer I would have told you “how nice the seats are designed” but that’s about the only appeal I had for them. Nonetheless here we are in 2021 and Oh Boy, how things have…

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First 10 SVI-ARMOURED Ford Rangers Sold!

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Formed in 2004, SVI is a company which specialises in product evaluation and manufacturing of armoured products in conjunction with the Ford Motor company. Within ten weeks of the launch of the SVI-armoured Ford Ranger orders for ten of the Rangers were received. This is an indication of the need for a factory build armoured vehicle in South Africa not only for business use but also private. To enable more customers to be the position to buy, Ford is offering its Ford Credit facility to these buyers. Its also worth noting the final…

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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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