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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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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Ford Everest Range Expanded(2020)Spec & Pricing

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The Ford Motor Company of South Africa has bolstered its Everest seven-seater sports utility vehicle line up with the addition of a new XLT 4×4 derivative powered by the impressive and frugal 2.0-litre Single Turbo engine combined with Fords advanced 10-speed automatic transmission. This new derivative slots into the range perfectly just above the XLT 4×2. Equipped with a 2.0 Single Turbo diesel engine producing 132 kW of power and 420Nm of torque available from 1 750 to 2 500 r/min – with up to 340Nm available from as low as 1 250 r/min. The 10-speed trend-setting automatic transmission features…

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VW Transporter (2021) Pricing and Specifications

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  A legend in South Africa the Volkswagen Kombi and Caravelle have been best-sellers for the past six decades. The T-series range consists of the Pick-up (Single and double cab), Panel-van, Crew bus, Kombi, Caravelle and California. Going on sale from January 2021 the face lifted line-up will now be called the T6.1 and will be sold in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. So what is New!  From an exterior point of view the radiator grill is significantly larger and forms a single stylish unit with the new bumper. Two chrome-plated cross-bars link…

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