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2020 Audi Q3 Sportback Coupe: Powerful performance

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi SA has launched a compact SUV in coupé shape, badged it Audi Q3 Sportback, and described it as the brand’s first ”compact crossover”. Further description punts ”a sporty character with expressive design starting with a black octagonal grille” and progresses to trapezoidal air ents and a flat-bladed bumper. The roofline… Continue reading 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback Coupe: Powerful performance

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Audi SA launches ‘affordable’ service plans for older vehicles

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi SA has launched what it describes as ”an affordable” service concept for its vehicles that are six to 13 years old (or have covered fewer than 270 000km) and are outside standard an Audi Freeway Plan or Freeway Plan Extension. This concept gives cover for two years and/or 30 000km… Continue reading Audi SA launches ‘affordable’ service plans for older vehicles

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New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

PRETORIA, South Africa -Jaguar’s I-Pace all-electric performance SUV has added an optional ”fast and intuitive” infotainment system and quicker charging capability to its potential specification. The developments should be available in South Africa towards the end of 2020. Which, the automaker says, will add to the kudos of the model’s 2019 World Car of the… Continue reading New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

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SA Hilux crews all set to take 2020 Dakar in Saudi

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Toyota Gazoo Racing will field four of the latest SA-assembled Hilux racing bakkies for the 2020 Dakar Rally – to be raced in Saudi Arabia – when the event starts in Jeddah on January 5. Defending pair Nasser Al Attiyah (Qatar) and Mathieu Baumel (France) won the 2019 event as well… Continue reading SA Hilux crews all set to take 2020 Dakar in Saudi

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AWD Audi Q7 to be boosted for 2020 model year

HERNDON, Virginia – The 2020 Audi Q7 has been given an all-encompassing update in the US using enhanced technology and infotainment systems and exterior and interior design improvements. The revised units will have an all-new three-litre TFSI V6 engine capable of 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque – the latter 44 lb-ft stronger than… Continue reading AWD Audi Q7 to be boosted for 2020 model year

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Audi A7 Sportback: New design, new features for 2019

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa  – The Audi A7 Sportback, just arrived in South Africa, is said to represent the brand’s new design language and set standards in the luxury sedan class with the styling of a GT, a sporty driving experience, and versatile space. It’s the first of three models (the other two will arrive during… Continue reading Audi A7 Sportback: New design, new features for 2019

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Audi Q3: Freshed compact turbo SUV with all-round talent

Bigger all round and a boost to cabin space Advanced cabin similar to top-range models Local packages offered for value proposition GEORGE, South Africa – The new Audi Q3 is a family SUV, a second generation said to be not only visually more self-confident but also having greater utility value thanks to its space, adaptability… Continue reading Audi Q3: Freshed compact turbo SUV with all-round talent

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Facelift time for Audi’s two hotshot TT performers

Sporty design elements, dynamic appearance S tronic transmissions, sporty performance Comprehensive standard equipment CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Audi’s TT coupes, the third generation, has arrived in South Africa stage with a face-lifted appearance, sporty and refined exterior, more engine power and an extended range of standard equipment. Aluminium elements in the driver-orientated cabin, the… Continue reading Facelift time for Audi’s two hotshot TT performers

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Audi’s luxury S7 coupe: What we can look forward to…

Five-door coupe gets S design elements Twin-turbo 2.9-litre better than predecessor S sport package delivers enhanced driving dynamics HERNDON, Virginia – An all-new 2020 Audi S7 Sportback has been launched in the US with, its maker says, ”even more performance and innovative technologies”, a dynamic design, sportier driving experience, excellent functionality, and five seats. The… Continue reading Audi’s luxury S7 coupe: What we can look forward to…

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Take an Audi test drive even without a driving licence

First introduction of Audi virtual reality experience Customer lounge open at Audi Centre Centurion VR headset allows digitally detailed ‘demo drives’ PRETORIA, Gauteng – Audi, in what claims to be a first for the South African motor industry, has launched a virtual reality-enabled lounge in the suburb of Centurion to house a digital retail operation… Continue reading Take an Audi test drive even without a driving licence