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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

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Cost-saving accolade for sporting Alfa Stelvio 2.0T Super Q4

MIDRAND, Gauteng - Alfa Romeo's Stelvio (above), since launching in November 2017, claims to have set the bar among the executive SUV class, ''It's delivered a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance, and eye-catching styling,'' the automaker says. ''Now this 2019 SA Car of the Year finalist has added the title ''most cost-effective vehicle to service''… Continue reading Cost-saving accolade for sporting Alfa Stelvio 2.0T Super Q4

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Meet the Seltos: Another smart SUV from the House of Kia

Seltos 'brings sophistication to compact SUVs' Powered by Smartstream petrol or diesel engines Class-leading high-tech,  range of features SEOUL, South Korea - The new Kia Seltos, the automaker says, brings sophistication, assertiveness and cutting-edge technology and safety features to the global compact SUV segment. The vehicle: the Seltos, shown for the first time in June… Continue reading Meet the Seltos: Another smart SUV from the House of Kia

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Sophisticated and sporty: Kia introduces the Seltos SUV

SEOUL, South Korea - Kia Motors has named its upcoming compact sport utility vehicle that's scheduled for international markets... among them South Africa. The model name, the automaker says, was inspired by Greek mythology and the legend of Celtos, the son of Hercules. Representing the brave and assertive spirit of Celtos, the inserted ‘S’ in… Continue reading Sophisticated and sporty: Kia introduces the Seltos SUV

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New Kia XCeed: Challenger on space for bigger, more costly, SUV’s

Coupé-like European design for Kia’s new crossover Sportier design - space for people and luggage Kia XCeed to be unveiled on June 26 2019 FRANKFURT, Germany - Kia Motors has released the first image of the new Kia  XCeed urban crossover due to be revealed soon, describing it as ''stylish, expressive and modern in design… Continue reading New Kia XCeed: Challenger on space for bigger, more costly, SUV’s

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KIA hints at interior design of all-new small SUV

SEOUL, South Korea -  Kia Motors has today an interior sketch of the cabin planned for its all-new small sport utility vehicle due for launch later this year. The automaker says the cabin is trimmed in high-quality materials throughout, the expansive shapes and ''the technical forms of the cabin create a youthful and luxurious vibe''.… Continue reading KIA hints at interior design of all-new small SUV