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Topless Bentley launch for topless St Tropez

• Bentley Mulliner raises bar for topless luxury • Unique options at pinnacle of the Continental GT range • 400 000 stitches deliver a cabin of exceptional quality CREWE, England - The luxury pinnacle of the Bentley Continental GT family, the Continental GT Mulliner convertible, will have its global debut at Cheval Blanc in St… Continue reading Topless Bentley launch for topless St Tropez

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Mazda’s all-new CX-5 debuts in South Africa

New generation of 'innovative, attractive, Mazdas' CX-5 'sleeker, sportier, and safer' Auto gearbox for Dynamic derivatives JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Five years down the line since its launch in 2012 comes a fresh version of Mazda's CX-5 with a new range of vehicles featuring - a "core model" sold in more than 120 countries. Mazda says… Continue reading Mazda’s all-new CX-5 debuts in South Africa

Auto Shows, Kia, Motoring News, new models

Picanto 3: The Remake… same size, new design, high-tech

Kia releases first images of all-new Picanto 'Youthful, energetic design for baby-car 'More assertive' stance in A-segment package SEOUL, South Korea - Kia Motors has released images of its all-new Picanto, calling it "the third generation of one of Kia ’s global best-sellers". The latest model is a child of Kia ’s design centres in… Continue reading Picanto 3: The Remake… same size, new design, high-tech

2017 LEXUS LC COUPE: Image: Lexus / Newspress
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Lexus LC coupe: Five-litre dream car

Flagship sports-car from Lexus in 2017 LC500 'building on established strengths' First 10-speed autobox, Lexus says GOTHENBURG, Sweden - The arrival of the new Lexus LC coupe is, the automaker says, "a significant illustration of Lexus' dedication to creating cars with exciting, design and exhilarating performance". No argument there from The Corner - Lexus has… Continue reading Lexus LC coupe: Five-litre dream car

2017 LEXUS 350is Image: Lexus / Newspress
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Lexus IS: Updated from spindle grille to chromed tailpipes

Redesigned  spindle grille,  standard diode headlights New wheel-rim design for E and EX grades Revised multimedia systems with 25cm LCD screen TOYOTA PARTNER Lexus has updated its 200t and 350 S Sport IS models for 2017 but is keeping their two-litre turbo (in E or EX grade) and 3.5-litre quad-cam V6. The big news (Lexus' words!)… Continue reading Lexus IS: Updated from spindle grille to chromed tailpipes

2017 SEAT LEON CUPRA 300: Image: Seat / Newspress
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Hotter Cupra: VW, are we missing something here?

Latest version of Seat’s iconic Leon Cupra Most powerful Seat road car in the brand’s history All-wheel-drive, DSG auto gearbox for ST SPANISH automaker Seat has taken its sporty Leon Cupra to a higher level with the production of its 300 range which is due for launch in Europe in March 2017. Seat - the Cupra in… Continue reading Hotter Cupra: VW, are we missing something here?

Motoring News, new models, volvo

Polestar optimises the latest Volvo Cars model

Extra performance for new V90 Five areas of of drivetrain affected Main focus on everyday driving MALMO, Sweden - The latest generation Polestar performance pack is now available for the new Volvo V90 Cross Country to "take its performance and drivability further in five key areas". Niels Möller, COO of Polestar, told The Corner in… Continue reading Polestar optimises the latest Volvo Cars model

2017 Suzuki Ignis Image: Suzuki / Newspress
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‘World, we have Ingnision’ – latest SUV from Suzuki

Suzuki goes four-door with Ignis SUV Hybrid available, as well as AWD 'Exudes Suzuki DNA from every pore' UNVEILED FOR launch in South Africa around May 2017 is the cute Suzuki Ignis crossover SUV, another global small car from the masters of semi-midgetisation. The cars were shown at the 2016 Paris auto show and praised… Continue reading ‘World, we have Ingnision’ – latest SUV from Suzuki

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For Christmas, by AMG: Most powerful E-Class yet

Merc-AMG's most intelligent sport sedan Setting benchmarks for tech innovation 450kW - and 50-year-old engine tech AFFALTERBACH, Germany - The Mercedes-AMG is turning the most intelligent executive saloon into the most powerful E-Class yet in the shape of the next generation of the E 63 4Matic+ and E 63 S 4Matic+. The cars are also,… Continue reading For Christmas, by AMG: Most powerful E-Class yet

Ford, Motoring News, new models

New engines, top features – more Fiesta than ever

Two more-powerful engines - diesel and petrol Three- and four-door hatchback versions 'Now there's a high-tech Fiesta for every  driver!' BRENTWOOD, England - Ford has revealed the next Ford Fiesta, dubbed it "the world’s most technologically advanced small car", and launched it at a special 'Go Further' event in Cologne, Germany. Ford's description adds that… Continue reading New engines, top features – more Fiesta than ever