Toyota Fortuner Price and Spec(2020)

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Most South Africans will associate the Toyota Fortuner as one of most popular SUV vehicles bought by local consumers in this segment. Over the years since 2006 the Fortuner has entrenched itself as a top choice in the marketplace. Now in 2020 the second generation seven-seater offers more appeal to its buyers by upgrading its styling, luxury and features. The exterior has been re-styled by the design team, with enhanced front larger blacked-out grille with wave like mesh pattern. (gloss finish on the VX model). A silver-accented skid plate underrun projects a tougher more integrated…

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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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Toyota Landcruiser Prado new 2.8 Turbo Diesel Engine(2020)

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As customers demand a rugged luxury SUV with proven durability the Toyota fourth-generation Prado comes to mind. Launched in 2009, the Prado continues to sell strongly in global markets. More reason to introduce a significant upgrade with more power and torque as well as multimedia technologies. An additional 30 kW of power and 100 Nm of torque derived from the switch to the new generation 2.8-litre GD-6 turbo engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission (previously five-speed). Improved fuel efficiency realised through optimised pistons and piston rings, changes to the cylinder block and head. Higher fuel-injection flow…

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Toyota Hilux – Tougher more advanced(2020) Specs and full pricing

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The Toyota Hilux “Bakkie” is well loved by South African consumers and has enjoyed the number one best-selling title in its segment for many years. With the Ford Ranger hot on its heels consistently achieving position number two, it is always a good strategy to upgrade the Hilux line-up and offer more value to the potential buyer. To this end the model range and upgrade strategy has been revised in keeping with evolving market trends. The largest change is in the mid-range where the SRX is replaced by the “Raider”. In summary the SRX and the Raider…

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Suzuki Baleno updated for 2020

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The popular Suzuki Baleno range of models has just had even more safety features added to the already jam-packed array of systems. Electronic stability program (ESP) is now standard in all variants across the range. The ESP system combines stability control and traction control into one seamless safety system that prevents the vehicle from losing traction. The system senses danger then controls engine output and selective braking on different wheels. This is especially valuable in wet or slippery conditions or when the vehicle is being driven enthusiastically at high speeds. With this addition to the ESP system the…

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