Enhanced Jaguar F-PACE SUV now in South Africa

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The Jaguar F-Pace came to South Africa in early 2016 and contributed significantly to unit sales of the Jaguar range, soon becoming the best- selling model in the line-up. By November 2016 the F-Pace had sold 304 units followed by the XE at 228 units, F-Type at 153 units and XF with 148 units. The XJ was losing ground at this stage only managing to sell 19 units. Now in August 2021 Jaguar have upgraded the F-PACE SUV to ensure the model continues to sell and be appealing to Jaguar…

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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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New Jaguar E-Pace now available(2021) Spec and Pricing

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The new Jaguar E-Pace with feature enhancements, improved exterior and more powerful engines arrives in SA. So, what is the difference from the outside. A new mesh grille design with diamond detailing and the Jaguar heritage logo featuring Noble Chrome finish. New side fender vents with the iconic Leaper emblem and new front all-LED headlights with Double J Daytime Running lights. Rear bumper features a mesh insert sitting between the integrated tail pipes that are standard with four-cylinder petrol engines. The R-Dynamic trim has additional black Exterior Pack, which delivers an even more dynamic appearance with bespoke elements…

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Countdown to New Lexis IS(2020)

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The first quarter of 2021 will see the South African launch of the new Lexus IS. The local line-up of the re-styled Lexus IS sports sedan will comprise three model derivatives, all projecting new levels of design, luxury, imaginative technology and leading driving dynamics. The new innovated design projects a very sporty style. The Spindle Grille features a three-dimensional structure that originates from the foremost tip of the grille, combining with a mesh pattern to achieve a sporty impression. Two models feature as standard 18-inch alloy wheels replacing the 17-inch on previous models. The top of…

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Mini John Cooper Works GP in South Africa(2021)

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The original Mini Cooper appeared in 1961 when Formula One team owner John Cooper bored out the standard car’s engine and fitted it with twin carburettors. He also added disc brakes and a close-ratio gearbox making the car a hit on the rally stages. A legend was born giving BMW a reason in 2001 to relaunch the Cooper badge to its customers. Now today in 2020 the New MINI Cooper Works GP is launched in South Africa offering the select few a chance to own the fastest MINI approved for road use. I say the select…

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