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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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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Inside Mercedes-AMG’s F1-powered supercar

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New machine to feature more than 736kW of hybrid power The new $3.4 million Mercedes-AMG hypercar, known under the internal working name Project One, will be powered by an advanced petrol-electric plug in hybrid drivetrain based around an Formula One derived petrol engine that operates in combination with four electric motors to deliver an overall output of over 736kW in most performance orientated driving mode, AMG boss Tobias Moers has confirmed. The hi-tech driveline, unveiled at a media event at the Nurburgring 24 Hour race in Germany, uses a heavily…

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