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Mahindra Scorpio: Big SUV moves into high-tech territory

• New Scorpio S10 with latest technology • Muscular mHawk 2.2-litre turbodiesel • Touchscreen, satnav and Bluetooth MAHINDRA South Africa has launched what is describes as “a completely redesigned Scorpio S10 SUV” on a new platform with dual projector headlights, diode daytime running lights and “an extensive list of advanced technology. The Scorpio has a 2.2 turbodiesel engine, drives… Continue reading Mahindra Scorpio: Big SUV moves into high-tech territory

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Seven-seat Mahindra XUV500 goes auto

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. – Mahindra’s XUV500 sport utility vehicle has been enhanced with an automatic transmission option. The six-speed transmission will initially only be available on the front-wheel W8 derivative. Sanjoy Gupta, chief executive officer of Mahindra SA, said: “Our XUV500 has been extremely well received since launch in October 2015. However customer feedback indicated that… Continue reading Seven-seat Mahindra XUV500 goes auto

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Mahindra mini-SUV: Go off-road for less

Defines SUV sub-segment for new customers In-house developed mFalcon engines SUV motoring for a wider demographic ‘Exceptional’ fuel economy cuts ownership cost Mahindra SA is broadening its model range with a newcomer that, it says, “combines the manoeuvrability and agility of a small hatchback with the raised stance and versatility of a compact sport utility vehicle”. It’s… Continue reading Mahindra mini-SUV: Go off-road for less

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Karoo Dusk: Posh Pik Up all set for tough off-roading

CENTURION, South Africa – Indian automaker Mahindra is launching several ”special edition” versions of its Pik Up bakkies and light trucks and one of them is the Karoo S11 a/t. That’s it up above… Smart, hey? The matte black lifestyle double-cab has been based on the S11 Karoo and fitted with the ”best-on-offer” from the… Continue reading Karoo Dusk: Posh Pik Up all set for tough off-roading

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Lock your nuts! Grip-Tech adds coding to halt wheel theft

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Grip-Tech, maker of Auto-Grip range of mechanical anti-theft devices, has added a new deterrent to its arsenal – one priced to keep your expensive alloy wheel rims where they belong. On your car, truck, or bakkie… LNX and LBX lockbolts for cars and light commercials, the company says, follow its GTX… Continue reading Lock your nuts! Grip-Tech adds coding to halt wheel theft

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Scorpio gets more sting with turbodiesel power for 2020

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Mahindra has upgraded its Scorpio seven-seater, in South Africa since 2016, to the designation S11 with a revised engine and drivetrain, and more-powerful mHawk turbodiesel engine / six-speed manual gearbox. The 2.2-litre engine’s upgrade boosts power with common-rail direct injection and turbocharging to deliver all the available torque, 320Nm, from 1500-2800rpm… Continue reading Scorpio gets more sting with turbodiesel power for 2020

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Hispano-Suiza to premiere electric Hyperlux at Geneva

BARCELONA, Spain – The 2019 Geneva auto show will host the Carmen, a fully-electric hyperlux grand tourer from iconic Spanish luxury car brand and aero engine maker Hispano-Suiza. Named for Carmen Mateu, grand-daughter of Hispano-Suiza’s founder Emilio de la Cuadra, the 2019 car has been described as ”the ultimate expression of classically inspired design, next-generation technology, exhilarating power, and… Continue reading Hispano-Suiza to premiere electric Hyperlux at Geneva