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Mini SUVs going big in family choices for new wheels

PRETORIA, South Africa - With the launch of the Ford Figo Freestyle and EcoSport Ambiente a/t so far during 2020 Ford continues to respond to the undeniable change in buying patterns that has seen volumes of sport utility vehicles and small crossovers grow.Demand for such vehicles, given with their passenger-oriented body style - has been… Continue reading Mini SUVs going big in family choices for new wheels

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On its way! The next version of Toyota’s Lexus flagship

TOKYO, Japan - It might be three decades since the debut of the Lexus LS in 1989 but the luxury brand says it is still on a mission to set standards for top-end automobiles ad indeed here is its latest flagship. It looks like it has done it again with the introduction of the 2020… Continue reading On its way! The next version of Toyota’s Lexus flagship

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KIA does a Runner with budget Picanto delivery van

Brought together - Picanto Runner and pizzas KIA gets cuter with pocket delivery conversion Perhaps the luxury version of delivery van? JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - KIA Motors SA has converted its Picanto budget family hatchback into a light delivery vehicle for businesses in South Africa. Perhaps one benefit of the current semi-lockdown that has brought… Continue reading KIA does a Runner with budget Picanto delivery van

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2020 Corolla: Three sedan versions boost latest Toyota range

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Toyota's Corolla sedan, believe it or not, is right up there with the original Mini (even if the latter's now more of a modern Maxi) for manufacturing longevity. Each drove onto the automotive scene in the 1960s but here we go with the Corolla's 12th incar(excuse pun!)nation. It's now available… Continue reading 2020 Corolla: Three sedan versions boost latest Toyota range

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All-new Lexus EX hybrid ‘sets new standard of value’

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lexus SA says it is offering potential ES 300h customers a new standard of value, technology and elegance in the form of an all-new hybrid derivative in EX model grade for 2020. The full model range now consists of the entry-level petrol ES 250 EX, the new ES 300h EX, and… Continue reading All-new Lexus EX hybrid ‘sets new standard of value’

2017 KIA STINGER: Image: Kia Motors
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Coming soon? The Stinger, Kia’s hot-shot fastback

Fastback sport sedan 'redefines Kia brand' Promise of GT concept car 'fulfilled' Stinger: Best-performing Kia in brand's history DETROIT, Michigan - Five seats. Fastback styling. Defined as a sport sedan... that's the Stinger (oh Kia, thank you for a name and not a letter and numbers xxx) with which the Korean carmaker is "looking to… Continue reading Coming soon? The Stinger, Kia’s hot-shot fastback

2017 Citroen World Rally car image: Newspress/Citroen
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Citroën punting New C3 for fourth WRC title

Another rally car, another title? New product offensive spools up 'Ultra-sporty, brawny and chiselled' PARIS, France - Citroën, already boasting three Driver’s World Rally championships, is  on its way to winning its third Manufacturer’s title in a row with the C-Elysée, a car which has encountered  sporting and commercial success in the brand's major international… Continue reading Citroën punting New C3 for fourth WRC title

2017 Hyundai i30. Image: Newspress/Hyundai Motor
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Car for Everyman: Hyundai’s new i30

New i30 'DNA car for Hyundai Motor' Perfect fit - sporty, practical, elegant Most active safety features of any Hyundai SEOUL, South Korea - The New Generation - no, another one - Hyundai i30 is, the automaker says, "the DNA car representing the core of the Hyundai brand in Europe". And, The Corner hopes, for… Continue reading Car for Everyman: Hyundai’s new i30

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA
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New diesel with Merc CLA facelift – the prices

Five models include AMG performance unit New diesel engine joins ranks Mid-life facelift, revised interior The sporty, expressive design of the now five-model Mercedes CLA range has been further honed  with a facelift involving new bumpers, a diamond radiator grille in black as standard and new light-alloy wheels and a new engine. The interior also benefits… Continue reading New diesel with Merc CLA facelift – the prices

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Bye-bye M5: Super model will say farewell

More power and torque for R2-million+ supercar Don't get picky over the colours - only two Numbered units for only 200 buyers MUNICH, Germany - As the current version of BMW’s M5 magic muscle-car heads into run-out so the German automaker has created a limited edition to mark to occasion. Only 200 Competition Edition units… Continue reading Bye-bye M5: Super model will say farewell