First Volkswagen Golf 8 GTi lands in South Africa

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The generation eight Golf Gti will launch in SA from the third quarter of 2021, delayed as a result of the global shortage of the semiconductor chips. Some new Golf 8 Gti units started arriving in the country from the middle of April 2021. These units will be held until enough vehicles are available for the launch estimated to be at the beginning of the third quarter of 2021. South Africa is one of the Golf GTi’s largest markets outside of Europe selling over 14 000 units of the Golf 7 Gti since its introduction in July…

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Powerful Volkswagen Amarok now Bullet Proof

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The New VW Amarok not only produces 190 kW and 580 Nm but also offers the ultimate civilian level of armoured protection namely B6 that can stop bullets fired from assault rifles including AK47. The conversion is also available in handgun protection level on the Amarok the B4. The conversion entails stripping the interior to the bare metal and meticulously building the vehicle up as an armoured unit. Special steel armoured plates are used for the body and 38mm thick armoured glass for the glazing. The suspension needs to be upgraded to support the 650…

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Volkswagen Golf GTi MK8(2021) specifications

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  As the hot hatch segment becomes more competitive in South Africa, VW is set to launch the eighth generation Golf GTi which will arrive in the second quarter of 2021. The original GTi was launched at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt 45 years ago, and in South Africa in July 2013, selling 14 252 units since that date. Our local market is the biggest Golf GTi market outside of Europe, 34% of the total seventh generation Golf sales were the GTi derivative and the Golf model range contributes 29.1% of the A Hatch segment in SA.…

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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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Volkswagen T-Cross coming to SA in 2019 Starts under R300 000

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In the second half of the year, Volkswagen will introduce its first compact SUV to the model line-up. The T-Cross will join the Tiguan and Touareg in the Volkswagen SUV model range and advance the company’s offensive strategy in the growing SUV segment. In 2018, the compact SUV segment consituted 8.7% of the total market. Where most segments have shrunk, the compact SUV segment grew year-on-year from 2014 to 2018. In 2014, the segment accounted for 19 027 of new vehicle sales, whilst in 2018, the sales volume increased to 31…

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