Buyers' advice, coupe, hyundai, Motoring News, new models, sport cars

Coming Hyundai Veloster N: All steroids, road-and-track, ready

All-new N eight-speed wet dual-clutch Light bucket-style seats with illuminated logo Unique interior ambience, special sound SEOUL, South Korea - Hyundai has (April 20 2020) unveiled an ''enhanced'' Veloster N equipped with an all-new, N eight-speed, wet dual-clutch, transmission (N DCT) ''engineered to deliver exhilarating driving fun''. Hyundai developed the N DCT to provide the… Continue reading Coming Hyundai Veloster N: All steroids, road-and-track, ready

Buyers' advice, classic cars, Morgan, Motoring News, new models, sport cars

Morgan specials celebrate 60-years of classic-car styling

MALVERN, England - Venerable classic-car builder Morgan has created special versions of its LE60 Plus Six classic sport car and one 3 Wheeler to celebrate 60 years of partnership with Dutch auto franchisee Louwman. The special run of only five cars created three unique specifications, each with its own distinct theme: four flagship classic sport cars… Continue reading Morgan specials celebrate 60-years of classic-car styling

Ford, industry, Motoring News, new models, sport cars, Vehicle sales

Mustang Day: Ford celebrates sales records for Pony Cars

PRETORIA, South Africa - The Ford brand celebrated April 17 2020 as Mustang Day - the icon-of-motoring's 56th birthday - with two global sales titles, one for becoming the world's best-selling sport car, the other for a fifth consecutive year of being the best-selling sport coupé title. The Mustang has also become America's best-selling sports… Continue reading Mustang Day: Ford celebrates sales records for Pony Cars

Alfa Romeo, classic cars, historic vehicles, Motoring News, sport cars

What’s in a label? The historic story of the Alfa Romeo clover leaf

MIDRAND, Gauteng - The flanks of Alfa Romeo's flagship Giulia QV and Stelvio Q are adorned by a label almost as legendary as the badge itself. The so-called Quadrifoglio - literally, four-leaf clover in Italian - has become the performance stamp for the 110-year-old brand since it first appeared on an Alfa Romeo in 1923.In… Continue reading What’s in a label? The historic story of the Alfa Romeo clover leaf

Motoring News, motorsport, sport cars

Simola Hillclimb: Get in on the act with virtual Startline Challenge

KNYSNA, South Africa - The 2020 Simola Hill-Climb event has been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic so, to tide over motorsport fans, the organisers have announced a ''stay-at-home'' Startline Challenge. Everybody is invited to line up on the Simola start line by posting a photograph of any car they would love to enter into… Continue reading Simola Hillclimb: Get in on the act with virtual Startline Challenge

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Lexus update: Tweaks to styling, cabins and tech for 2020

• Interior- and technology - focused upgrades • 'Impressive' spec changes to IS, NX, RC and LS • Lexus Connect, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay added JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lexus IS, NX, RC and LS units have undergone some minor improvements for 2020 through specification changes intended, Toyota says, ''to offer quality drives and… Continue reading Lexus update: Tweaks to styling, cabins and tech for 2020

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Czinger skips Geneva to launch hypercar in London

CZINGER: Image: Supplied LONDON, England - Czinger Vehicles, having finished its stand and flown its team to the now cancelled March 2020 Geneva auto show, has announced that the show will go on - but in London. It's also sent images to The Corner - and heck, what a looker... It's the Czinger 21C hypercar.… Continue reading Czinger skips Geneva to launch hypercar in London

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Maserati going electric – but the sound will be a whine

MODENA, Italy - Maserati has started testing of full-electric vehicles equipped with 100% Maserati technology developed at an Innovation Laboratory with emphasis on keeping the sound of its petrol engines. The test sled will be a Maserati Ghibli but the target will apparently be eight plug-in hybrid models and four full-electric cars. The next full-electric… Continue reading Maserati going electric – but the sound will be a whine

Buyers' advice, classic cars, historic vehicles, Morgan, Motoring News, new models, sport cars

Plus 4 special edition for 70 years of Morgan magic

MALVERN, England - England's Morgan Motor Company will celebrate 70 years of its most popular model, the Plus 4, with the creation of the Plus 4 70th Anniversary Edition. Which, looking at the two images, do your prefer...? The first Plus 4 was assembled by hand back in 1950 (interesting that Plus Fours is also… Continue reading Plus 4 special edition for 70 years of Morgan magic

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BMW M2 CS: Another hotshot from BMW M set for 2020

WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey - BMW M has completed another step in the evolution of the BMW M2 and it's due for global launch during 2020 - a high-performance M2 CS  coupe which, its maker says, ''blends racetrack optimisation with everyday usability as the most capable version of M’s smallest model''. Power and torque are… Continue reading BMW M2 CS: Another hotshot from BMW M set for 2020