Toyota Aygo Sharpened and Specced Up

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The second-generation Toyota Aygo debuted in 2015 with a highly-expressive design. For 2018, the bold ‘super-mini’ has gone under the proverbial surgeon’s knife and emerged with a fresh new design that simultaneously pays homage to the original “X”-motif and provides a rejuvenated appearance. Dashing Design The standout feature of the facelifted Aygo are the new larger projector headlamps, incorporating prominent LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) which utilise a light guide to trace the inner border of the headlamp housing. These stylised headlamps now form a point of parity with its…

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Top-10 best-selling passenger vehicles for July 2018

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South Africa’s total new vehicle sales were up by 2.6% year-on-year in July, with 47 881 units sold versus 46 671 in the corresponding month last year. According to data released today by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), the passenger vehicle segment, which contributed 67% of all new vehicle sales in July, was up 4.3% year-on-year with 32 108 units sold. * Sales figures are supplied by Naamsa and exclude non-reporting manufacturers.   The dealer channel which accounted for 80% of July’s sales, is up…

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Land Rover at heart of rugby from grassroots to pinnacle of the sport

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#DrivenBeyond   Land Rover has been at the heart of Rugby for over two decades, from grassroots to the pinnacle of the sport. And in August, Land Rover South Africa will pay tribute to the Springbok team in the form of a marketing campaign #DrivenBeyond. Lisa Mallett, Marketing Director, Jaguar Land Rover South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa, said:  “Land Rover has supported global rugby on every level. Here in South Africa, we are involved with local unions, clubs and rural schools, in the form of Rugby Goes Rural, to support…

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X-Class X-Perience Days set to thrill South Africans

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After just less than three months of its much-anticipated launch, it is clear that the Mercedes-Benz X-Class combines an unmatched on-road drive with undeniable off-road capabilities. Those who have driven it are completely convinced that it is a vehicle in a league of its own. Through the regional X-Class X-Perience Days, Mercedes-Benz Vans is offering the general public an opportunity to experience the X-Class’ tangible benefits of thrilling performance, high levels of safety and generous amounts of loading space. The details of the X-Class X-Perience Days are as follows: 4…

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Lexus unveils striking LFA art car

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Lexus will unveil a uniquely-painted LFA this weekend to celebrate the debut of its RC F GT3 contender in the Total 24 Hours of Spa endurance race. The reveal of the LFA Art Car also marks the 10th anniversary of the Lexus “F” performance brand and showcases the brand’s passion and dedication to creativity and design. The bespoke livery of this one-off vehicle was designed by Portuguese artist Pedro Henriques, who transformed the supercar’s exterior with a striking black-and-white theme. His design unites the lines of the iconic Lexus LFA…

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