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Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Lexus design team had a daunting challenge from its Mahogany Row: create the world’s most beautiful open-top car that preserves the essential styling of the brand's award-winning LC coupe.Lexus will introduce the LC 500 Convertible in 2021 for the South African market, so read on...The roof, the company says, was… Continue reading Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

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Mitsubishi Triton topped up with serious off-road goodies

R100 000 value package at only R40 000 more than current model Xtreme package with Android Auto / Car Play Bold looks from new bumper and grill combo JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The2020 Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme, a tricked-out version of the 4x4 Double Cab intended for people who like an adventure/extreme lifestyle is now available… Continue reading Mitsubishi Triton topped up with serious off-road goodies

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Ford Figo Freestyle: Two high-riding versions for field and family

PRETORIA South Africa - Ford SA is expanding its presence in the rapidly growing utility vehicle sector with its first Figo Freestyle - a sub-B segment compact utility vehicle based on the popular Figo hatchback.Ford says it complements the brand's range of active lifestyle models, among them the EcoSport compact sport utility vehicle (SUV), the… Continue reading Ford Figo Freestyle: Two high-riding versions for field and family

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Ignision! Suzuki’s baby SUV to light up SA compacts

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - One of this South Africa's favourite compact city SUV's has a new look and more features for 2020. It's the Suzuki Ignis and, boy, is it cute. The range has yet to be launched in South Africa. André Venter, divisional manager for sales and marketing at Suzuki Auto SA, reminded… Continue reading Ignision! Suzuki’s baby SUV to light up SA compacts

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Ford announces return of the mighty Mustang Mach 1

PRETORIA, South Africa - Ford America has announced that the iconic Mustang Mach 1 fastback will come back to life in 2020.The original arrived on American roads - initially as a ''wife's car'' - during early performance days in 1969 but was snapped up eventually as the wheels to have after the movie ''Bullitt" was… Continue reading Ford announces return of the mighty Mustang Mach 1

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New Hyundai Santa Fe – teaser image released

SEOUL, South Korea / OFFENBACH, Germany - Hyundai Motor Company has pulled back the curtain just enough to offer an initial glimpse of its upcoming Santa Fe wagon. The Santa Fe is the brand's longest-running SUV; it will feature a rugged, yet refined, exterior design and have interior design updates providing, Hyundai says, ''will have… Continue reading New Hyundai Santa Fe – teaser image released

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Facelift, new finishes and cabin styling, for Isuzu’s mu-X wagon

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu Motors SA has revamped its seven-seater mu-X sport utility vehicle with exterior styling enhancements and more upmarket finishes in the cabins.The crash mitigation package has also been upgraded with an emergency braking system first seen on the Isuzu D-Max range.Dominic Rimmer from Isuzu SA explained: "The launch of the… Continue reading Facelift, new finishes and cabin styling, for Isuzu’s mu-X wagon

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2020 Kia Rio: Even better tech, new engines, fresh colours

FRANKFURT, Germany - Kia Motors has announced ''a significant upgrade'' to the fourth-generation Kia Rio with a range of enhancements intended, the automaker says, ''to re-invigorate the Rio’s position in the highly competitive B-segment''.The cars will in due course appear in South Africa.The cars' exteriors have been updated and the cabins given ''big car'' crash… Continue reading 2020 Kia Rio: Even better tech, new engines, fresh colours

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Fancy being a designer? Take a Masterclass with Jaguar

Jaguar videos give insight into design process Four-part masterclass on Jaguar’s creative design process Tutorials part of Jaguar’s #StayHomeStayCreative campaign PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar is offering an insight into its design process with a series of ''masterclass'' films produced to encourage creativity and skills development - at home. ''Just as in the design studio,''… Continue reading Fancy being a designer? Take a Masterclass with Jaguar

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Maserati MC20 prototype named for F1 icon Stirling Moss

MODENA, Italy - A prototype of the Maserati MC20, a new Maserati super-sport car, will pay homage to Sir Stirling Moss, the British motor-racing ace who died on April 12 2020 at the age of 90.The design comes from the Maserati Eldorado, an iconic single-seater driven on its debut in Monza in 1958, by Moss… Continue reading Maserati MC20 prototype named for F1 icon Stirling Moss