First Volkswagen Golf 8 GTi lands in South Africa

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The generation eight Golf Gti will launch in SA from the third quarter of 2021, delayed as a result of the global shortage of the semiconductor chips. Some new Golf 8 Gti units started arriving in the country from the middle of April 2021. These units will be held until enough vehicles are available for the launch estimated to be at the beginning of the third quarter of 2021. South Africa is one of the Golf GTi’s largest markets outside of Europe selling over 14 000 units of the Golf 7 Gti since its introduction in July…

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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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Range Rover Sport SVR Carbon Edition(2021) Spec and Price

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Carbon fibre is a light-weight material often used in car manufacturing replacing traditional materials to help contribute to the overall weight of the finished vehicle. Usually used in high performance automobiles with the objective of reducing load and increasing speed. Range Rover has introduced this product into its Sport range launching the SVR Carbon Edition which is the flagship model of the Range Rover line up. You will immediately identify this variant on the road by the carbon fibre centre section of the bonnet also featuring functional integrated cooling vents. Carbon trim has been applied to the…

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BMW 4 Series Coupé(2020) Spec and Pricing

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BMW South Africa has launched the latest generation of the sporty two-door 4 series. Available in three models, the rear wheel drive 420i and 420d are both offered as a standard base option or the M Sport package. The M440i xDrive is offered as an M Performance vehicle. BMW continues with the new enlarged prominent kidney grille in the 4 series which also assists the engines high cooling air requirements. Slim contour LED headlamps complete the front end and stylish darkened LED rear lights with eye-catching L-shaped elegance complement the coupe’ proportions. The sculptured shoulders and…

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Ford Ranger XL Optional Sport Pack(2020) Pricing

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  The Ford Ranger Bakkie has proved it is a vehicle of choice it its segment consistently achieving number two every month in units sold in South Africa. Starting with the entry level single cab base model at a retail price of R323 400 and ending with the double cab “Raptor” 4×4 HR at a retail price of R875 700, in total the Ranger has 33 variants to choose from. 10 of the models in the range are XL variants starting with the single cab with a retail price of R396 700 and ending with the double…

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