Ferrari Portofino M(2020)

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Unveiled on 16 th September 2020 the new Ferrari Portofino M. The Prancing Horse GT 2+ Spider’s new technical content includes a 620 cv V8 turbo, 5-position Manettino with Race mode, and new 8-speed gearbox. The Portofino M is the first Ferrari to be presented in the wake of the company’s temporary closure due to the Covid-19 crisis, making it the symbol of a voyage of rediscovery. The M in the name “Portofino M” stands for “Modificata” which in Ferrari nomenclature refers to cars that have undergone an evolution that has boosted their performance. No shortage…

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Nissan LEAF celebrates 500 000th vehicle

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One of the first motor manufactures to pioneer a mass market electric vehicle was Nissan, with the production of the LEAF more than a decade ago. The half a million LEAF models built globally coincides with World EV day on 9 th September 2020. The 500 000 100% electric cars have travelled over 14.8 billion clean-air kilometres contributing towards a more sustainable society preventing more than 2.4 billion kilograms of CO2 emissions. The Nissan LEAF has won many accolades around the globe including Car of the Year 2011 in Europe, World Car of the Year 2011…

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Mercedes AMG A45 S 4Matic +(2020) and CLA 45 S 4Matic +(2020) Pricing

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At a retail price of R1 101 200 for the new AMG A45s and R1 211 000 for the CLA 45s we want to know what makes this model command this premium price in this limited segment. Completely redesigned this compact super sportscar offers outstanding performance and ultimate driving experience. At the heart of each vehicle is the worlds most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine manufactured for series production. Reaching a peak of 310kW and 500Nm in the AMG S models the newly developed 2.0- litre engine sprints from 0-100km/hr in just 3.9 seconds. (4.0 seconds for the CLA 45s). An eight-speed DCT…

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Nissan Patrol(2021) Pricing and Spec

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Most automobile manufacturers of today have adopted a strategy of taking successful models within their range and implementing a major upgrade and facelift. This allows the manufacturer to offer an improved level of sophistication, comfort and intelligence, and market an already successful brand at a premium price. Nissan is no different, taking the “Nissan Patrol” which is already a popular SUV in a very select segment and giving the vehicle more enhancements in order to retain existing buyers and attract new consumers to this brand. Nissans flagship 4×4 is steeped in tradition and heritage and is preparing…

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Mitsubishi ASX(2020) Review and Pricing

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We Like: Solid Feeling on the road, 2.0 N/A lots of torque, leg room in the rear, large panoramic roof. We Don’t Like: Fuel consumption is average, interior design and trim are a bit bland, a weird squeak from the back of the front seats – might be car specific. In Summary Retail: R414 900 Engine: 2.0L MIVEC DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder Power/Torque: 103 kW/220 Nm Transmission: 6-speed CVT (is available in Manual our Pick) Fuel consumption: 7.9L/100km (Combined Cycle) (claimed) 8.1L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 406-1 120 litres The Mitsubishi ASX has had a pretty drastic facelift, starting…

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