Open-top concept suggests future direction of the Lexus LC flagship coupe

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Lexus has revealed an open-top concept version of its LC flagship, describing it as an aspirational halo vehicle for the luxury lifestyle brand’s entire vehicle line-up. The new LC Convertible Concept, which receives its world premiere at the Detroit auto show, is an artful reflection of the athletic proportions of the LC coupe. Chief designer Tadao Mori said a production version of the concept would be exhilarating in many different ways. “You would see its dynamic lines as you approach, hear its engine when you started it up and feel…

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Brand officially part of the 1 000+ unit club

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After a decade in South Africa and with the success of models such as the Jimny, Ignis and Swift, Suzuki is now officially part of the 1 000-unit club and a Top 10 brand to boot. Following the release of the official sales figures for December 2018 and a final calculation of the full-year sales for last year, the National Association for Automobile Manufacturers’ statistics confirmed that Suzuki sold 12 123 units in the last calendar year and grew by well over 30% in a year that the general market declined…

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Next-generation sound system allows each passenger to listen to different music

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KIA Motors revealed for the first time its next-generation Separated Sound Zone (SSZ) technology that allows each passenger of a vehicle to experience an audio stream tailored to their individual needs, including music, hands-free phone calls, and vehicle alerts, whilst maintaining a headphone-free social space where passengers can converse freely. SSZ technology creates and controls the acoustic fields of the car, allowing the driver and each passenger to hear isolated sounds. The many speakers installed in the vehicle feature technology that uses scientific principles to reduce or increase audio levels…

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Nissan and Red-Lined Motoring Adventure teamed up with Joey Evans

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This past weekend Nissan South Africa and Red-Lined Motoring Adventure teamed up with Joey Evans as he navigated Terence Marsh at the 4th race of the South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) in Bronkhorstspruit, Mpumalanga. “What a great weekend!” An excited Evans said post the race. He further stated; “Being an adrenaline junkie myself, I didn’t realise how much excitement the Nissan Navara could generate within me – almost just as much as being on a bike. Thank you, Terence and Nissan, for the incredible experience.” Evans and Marsh completed the…

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Datsun Celebrates 300 000 Datsuns Sold with Makeover Surprise

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International vehicle manufacturer Datsun upgraded Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth resident Shirin Vawda’s wardrobe last weekend. Vawda won the prize from a competition in which Datsun challenged customers to upload a unique story of their Datsun to social media to stand a chance to win a wardrobe makeover worth R20 000. This was in celebration of the manufacturer selling 300 000 vehicles in South Africa. The activation took place at Sandton City, Johannesburg, where Vawda was treated to a shopping spree and makeover lead by a personal stylist. What a great way to show…

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