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Concours SA 2019! Some things old, but lots of new!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Now, The Corner is told, is the time to secure entry to the Concours South Africa 2019, described by its organisers as ''the finest spectacle of classic motors, where horsepower meets luxury living''. The finest classic, luxury and sport cars from pre-Second World War to the modern era will be showcased… Continue reading Concours SA 2019! Some things old, but lots of new!

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Kia HabaNiro: Three cars in one – and each one brilliant

Spicy vision for future of electric vehicles Kia’s California design studio goes wild Presenting the future of vehicle interaction NEW YORK - Kia Motors America showed its vision of the future of electric vehicles at the 2019 New York auto show in insisted: ''It’s hot. And spicy'' Figures, because the vehicle in question is a… Continue reading Kia HabaNiro: Three cars in one – and each one brilliant

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2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Hot and fresh from New York show

'Pursuing more driving pleasure' Bigger brakes for track performance Carbon-fibre figures greatly in the shell NEW YORK - Nissan's 2020 GT-R Nismo debuted mid-April 2019 at the New York auto show with race-car-inspired upgrades and tuning improvements that, the automaker says, ''maximisese its exhilarating performance''. The car was showcased alongside the new 50th Anniversary Edition… Continue reading 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Hot and fresh from New York show

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Coming in 2020: Mazda unveils CX-30 compact crossover

GENEVA, Switzerland - Mazda has revealed the second model in its new generation lineup, the CX-30 compact crossover SUV, at the 2019 international auto show here. It's described as ''a new core model that sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 and it will arrive in South Africa in the first quarter of 2020''. The CX-3… Continue reading Coming in 2020: Mazda unveils CX-30 compact crossover

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Kia tweaks its tiger tale: New nose for startling concept at Geneva

Unorthodox approach via 'collective imagination'' Electric Kia set for debut at 2019 Geneva auto show One-piece glass windscreen and sun roof GENEVA, Switzerland - Kia Motors Europe has released images of an all-electric concept car to be shown at the March 2019 Geneva auto show. Gregory Guillaume, design boss with Kia Europe, told The Corner: “Automotive… Continue reading Kia tweaks its tiger tale: New nose for startling concept at Geneva

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Nissan plans to go big at Geneva ’19

GENEVA, Switzerland - Nissan will reveal the real version of this IMQ concept crossover at the 2019 Geneva auto show. It's described as an ''all-new'' vehicle that ''embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility and gives a hint of what might one day be in your driveway''. READ MORE Nissan features on Carman's Corner Hope… Continue reading Nissan plans to go big at Geneva ’19

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Hyundai newcomers score in iF global design awards

Hyundai cleans up at 2019 design awards 'Cutting-edge design at latest iF awards Le Fil Rouge yet another 2019 winner JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Hyundai has been recognised for the fifth time for its cutting-edge vehicle design at the global  iF Design Award 2019. Its Palisade and Le Fil Rouge (The Red Boy) concept each… Continue reading Hyundai newcomers score in iF global design awards

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Special RAM at Chicago show: Catalogue of 170 accessories

Catalogue of more than 170 Mopar accessories Modified Ram 2500 Heavy Duty has off-road lights Concept products include beadlock wheel rims CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - The Mopar and Ram Truck brands unveiled at the February 2019 Chicago auto show included a modified Ram 2500 Heavy Duty truck to highlight some of more than 170 products Mopar has for… Continue reading Special RAM at Chicago show: Catalogue of 170 accessories

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Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

LONDON, England - Suzuki 's big little guy, the 2019 Jimny, has made it to the semi-finals of three categories in the 2019 World Car awards. It's sister, the Suzuki Ignis,, had successes for the Ignis in 2017 and the Swift in 2018 in the World Urban Car category. The Jimny has so far made… Continue reading Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

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Meet Batterybug: VW jump-starts chopped beach wheels

Concept vehicle based on 1960s and 70s fun cars Design 'conveys simply getting behind the wheel World premièr at Geneva international auto show WOLFSBURG, Germany - Volkswagen will in early March 2019 revive a legend by revealing the first electric dune buggy based on its ''modular electric drive matrix'' platform. Klaus Bischoff, VW's design boss,… Continue reading Meet Batterybug: VW jump-starts chopped beach wheels