JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - French automaker Renault believes its all-new Renault Triber, now in South Africa, is a totally new SUV design with the space and the flexibility for up to seven passengers but with a friendly price range (see end of feature) and a 182mm ride height which makes the SUV more at home than… Continue reading Renault Triber: Is this the most versatile SUV on SA market?
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Toyota Avanza has been around on the South African market since 2010 but is still, its maker says, achieving close to 450 sales a month. Pretty healthy, then, in the people-mover market with its seven seats and high stance that makes entry and exit easier than a sedan or wagon.… Continue reading Advance, Avanza! Toyota’s seven-seater boosted for 2020
Voted 'Best Buy Car of Europe 2019' Opel Zafira Life expected first quarter 2020 Practicality, comfort, safety top priorities RUSSELSHEIM, Germany - Opel's sales bossman Xavier Duchemin revealed the Opel Zafira Life at the 2019 Brussels auto show and this is it, to be in South African showrooms in early 2020. Duchemin said at the… Continue reading Another five-star people-carrier on the way from Opel
Half-bonnet design reduces engine intrusion New diesel engine and two wheelbases Improved straight-line performance/stability JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Toyota has, for the first time in 15 years, revealed a new Quantum van/bus range, this one with advanced safety features, powerful new engines, better comfort and uprated specifications. The vehicles, the sixth generation, will reach South Africa… Continue reading 2019 Quantum grows a bonnet, gets more load/people space
Facelift for Mercedes V-Class touring bus Completely new approach to design, value Even more comfor and safety for MPV segment. MUNICH, Germany - In 2014 the Mercedes-Benz V-Class premiere delivered a completely new approach to design, value, comfort and safety among such vehicles. ''It went on,'' Mercedes reported, ''to be a true success. Proof of… Continue reading Another victory planned with coming Merc V-Class
Custom people-mover 'with bold exterior style' Two front, six rear, fold 'n tumble, seats Two specs of 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine PRETORIA, South Africa - Ford SA has introduced a new version of its Tourneo Custom with, it says, ''an extensively revised and more premium interior'' and a re-designed nose with a five-bar chromed grille.… Continue reading 2019 Ford Tourneo: Eight seats, choice of turbodiesel power
Plenty of high-speed cruising punch Eight-seater really - nine if one must Sliding seats make extra luggage easy CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Hyundai's popular H1 Bus has received a bold new face as part of a make-over that should elevate this market-leader as an even bigger favourite among customers in need of a competent… Continue reading Hyundai’s luxury H1 Bus gets a bold, fresh new look