2017 VOLVO S60 POLESTAR: Image: Quickpic/Volvo
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Volvo S60 Polestar in SA with 270kW Drive-E power

Medium-sized supercar from Volvo Maximum spec list with the price High-performance PoleStar heritage JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The latest Volvo S60 Polestar is now available in South Africa but the number is limited: only 45 units, updated for the 2017 model year. Which is numerically greater than the previous halo model in the Volvo world… Continue reading Volvo S60 Polestar in SA with 270kW Drive-E power

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All-new Q5 from Audi at Paris auto show

All-new version of Audi 4x4 SUV worldwide More cabin space - especially rear knee-room Permanent 4x4 standard with allroad modes PARIS, France - Audi's Q5 is to be replaced by an all-new successor - a "ground-up re-work" that, Audi says, "brings an intense focus on connectivity, driving assistance, aeroacoustics and driving dynamics". “The first Audi… Continue reading All-new Q5 from Audi at Paris auto show

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Hyundai high-performance N Concept at Paris show

Hyundai RN30 anticipates ‘N’ models Based on new-generation Hyundai i30 Race machine to demonstrate sporting DNA PARIS, France - Hyundai has unleashed its latest high-performance N concept track car - the RN30 - at the 2016 Paris auto show. "The motorsport-inspired racing concept," Hyundai says, "was developed to deliver passion and pleasure on the track… Continue reading Hyundai high-performance N Concept at Paris show

2017 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY: Image: Newspress/Jaguar Land Rover
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2017 Land Rover Discovery: Smartphone adjusts its seats!

WHITLEY, England - The new Land Rover Discovery, its maker says, "embodies Land Rover’s drive to go 'Above and Beyond' by combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure". It’s a three-row, seven-seat, 4x4 SUV "with unbeatable capability and versatility". "The Discovery has attraced more than 1.2-million customers over the past 27 years," Land… Continue reading 2017 Land Rover Discovery: Smartphone adjusts its seats!

2017 Jeep Compass. Image: Newspress/Jeep
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2017 Compass: Brazil build for Jeep nuts

Next Jeep for launch in Los Angeles Choice of 17 power trains Expected in SA second half of 2017 GOIANA, Brazil - The car in the metal will be launched at the November 2016 Los Angeles auto show but meanwhile Jeep has announced production of a 2017 version of its Compass. The vehicles will be… Continue reading 2017 Compass: Brazil build for Jeep nuts

2017 Nissan GT-R Track image: Newspress/Nissan
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GT-R Track Edition: One down from the Nismo

Nissan GT-R Track Edition for supercar enthusiasts Sits above Premium, Prestige and Black Edition Enhancements include Bilstein suspension TOKYO, Japan - The Nissan GT-R saga continues... here comes the GT-R Track Edition, top dog over the Premium, Prestige and Black Editions but paying homage to the GT-R Nismo. "As the name implies," Nissan says, "it’s… Continue reading GT-R Track Edition: One down from the Nismo

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Three motors, one concept: Mitsubishi’s new SUV

• Mitsubishi’s future centre-stage for Paris show • SUV concept 'all set to turn heads and minds' • GT-PHEV (wait for it!) has THREE motors. Mitsubishi says it is making "another bold leap" in the development of its next-generation sport utility vehicles with the world premiere of its Ground Tourer Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (GT-PHEV) concept… Continue reading Three motors, one concept: Mitsubishi’s new SUV

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Latest Minis to show their legs in Paris

Latest Minis - long may they live History continues with latest models First Mini honoured as Seven lives on The latest model generation of the Mini is now providing irresistible driving fun in both the small and compact car segments. The selection of John Cooper Works models, for instance, has been extended to include a… Continue reading Latest Minis to show their legs in Paris

2017 Mercedes-Benz All Terrain Image: Newspress/Mercedes-Benz
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Standing tall: Merc E estate goes All-Terrain for 2017

You get big wheels on your wagon High-riding E-Class built for rough roads Air suspension fitted to give you a lift STUTTGART, Germany - The new E-Class All-Terrain can conquer routes over which conventional estate cars can't make it thanks to higher ground clearance and 4Matic all-wheel drive. Rugged styling and flared wheel-arches also give it a… Continue reading Standing tall: Merc E estate goes All-Terrain for 2017

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Nissan EnGarde: Rough-rider to the rescue (V)

'Ultimate' ATV with portable EV battery power
 Debut of Navara-based emergency rescue concept
 Debut of portable battery-pack prototype HANNOVER, Germany - Nissan has unveiled an all-new vehicle at the 2016 Hannover auto show - the Navara EnGuard concept is a tough all-terrain pick-up kitted-out as a life-saving rescue platform for harsh and extreme environments. This… Continue reading Nissan EnGarde: Rough-rider to the rescue (V)