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Awards year for Peugeot’s ‘adjustable’ 5008 SUV

PARIS, France – For a third consecutive year Peugeot’s 5008 1.2 PureTech 130 Allure SUV has taken the ‘Large SUV’ award from the 2020 What Car? Car of the Year, one of the most important awards in the UK auto industry. Among its competitors were the Mazda CX-5 and Audi Q5. The Allure, the judges… Continue reading Awards year for Peugeot’s ‘adjustable’ 5008 SUV

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Mustang Mach-E set to volt-bolt with battery in its bum

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford’s all-new, all-electric SUV will don the iconic pony badge and the name Mustang Mach-E when reservations for the vehicle open after it its November 17 launch here. The all-electric Mustang Mach-E was launched during an event in Los Angeles with actor Idris Elba as the frontman. Reservations for the battery Mustang… Continue reading Mustang Mach-E set to volt-bolt with battery in its bum

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Aston DBX: The most luxurious SUV – and tested on kids!

GAYDON, England - The proximity of the global unveil of Aston Martin's first SUV, the DBX, on November 20 2019 in Beijing, China, has nudged the luxury British brand to release the first image of its leather-lined, super-luxe, cabin. Yep, that's it above... The car's base price has also been announced: £158 000 in the… Continue reading Aston DBX: The most luxurious SUV – and tested on kids!

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Nürburgring test puts Aston super-SUV among supercars

GAYDON, England - With the imminent unveiling of Aston Martin's DBX, the brand's first SUV, the brand describes the current action as  ''the closing stages of the most comprehensive test regime of any Aston Martin''. Extensive real-world driving and racetrack evaluation is under way worldwide - among them the brand’s engineering centres at Silverstone and… Continue reading Nürburgring test puts Aston super-SUV among supercars

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Buying? Castyernet wider to the Spanish-built VW T-Cross

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - VW's all-new compact SUV, the T-Cross, will be in showrooms across South Africa from Saturday (Sept 21 2019) though only the 85kW, one-litre, TSI engine will be available until the 1.5 TSI 110kW arrives early in 2020. A 70kW engine will follow in the second quarter of next year and prices… Continue reading Buying? Castyernet wider to the Spanish-built VW T-Cross

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New Mitsubishi ASX out in UK – here’s what you get

LONDON, England - Mitsubishi Motors has enhanced its SUV range with the launch on some markets of an extensively-revised 2020 Mitsubishi ASX with a technical specification in line with the rest of the Mitsubishi Motors SUV range. It will be available with auto transmission and all-wheel drive. Its maker says the 2020 ASX has what… Continue reading New Mitsubishi ASX out in UK – here’s what you get

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Coming in 2020: Meet the new Mercedes AMG GLB 35 SUV

THE NEW seven-seat Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 has joined the compact SUV segment, motivated by a turbocharged two-litre, four-cylinder, engine capable of 225kW and driving through an AMG SpeedShift DCT8 transmission and equipped with an AMG Performance 4Matic all-wheel drive. All of which co-operated to produced a 5.1sec launch to 100km/h takes only 5.1 sec. Up… Continue reading Coming in 2020: Meet the new Mercedes AMG GLB 35 SUV

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Coming soon from Haval – a fresh version of its smaller SUV

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Comparative newcomer to the South African vehicle market, Haval, is without doubt stirring things up... particularly in the sport utility segment where its pricing is proving popular. It's most recent SUV, the conservatively-branded H2 was introduced to the South African market back in May 2017 and the company is claiming ''dramatically''… Continue reading Coming soon from Haval – a fresh version of its smaller SUV

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2019 Tucson Sport: Fresh styling, more power, from Hyundai

New top models for Hyundai sport utes Tucson family upgrades reach South Africa Two core models, diesel or petrol engines CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Hyundai South Africa’s Tucson range in  has been bolstered with a  derivative with fresh styling, more power and torque, and the freshened models launched  as what the automaker describes as… Continue reading 2019 Tucson Sport: Fresh styling, more power, from Hyundai

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Ford Raptor exports: Even more success from two SA plants

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Ford has emerged from a comprehensive investment and production expansion programme sll ready to meet the demands of a growing export market. An investment of R3-billion, announced in 2017, opened potential for Ford’s Silverton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Pretoria and the Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth. The Silverton plant… Continue reading Ford Raptor exports: Even more success from two SA plants