Pajero Shogun Sport Limited: R60 000 extras at normal price

Pajero Sport 4×4 gets stack of extras Same powerful diesel engine and 4×4 Own a horse? Then take it with you… JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mitsubishi Motors South Africa is offering a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun Limited Edition, based on the Pajero Sport 4×4 eight-speed auto with a special ”extras” offering. The automaker says the special…

Unique Discovery Sport to celebrate record sales year

Special edition celebrates top-selling Landy Discovery Sport sold 126 078 units in 2017 Best-seller in 70 years of Land Rover PRETORIA, Gauteng – Land Rover’s Discovery Sport has through 2017 set a record for single-year global sales with 126 078 units – more than any other Land Rover in the brand’s 70 years. The new…

Toyota transforms: Venerable Corolla gets yet another makeover

Global premiere in world’s biggest car market Advanced platform, more economical petrol engine Sleek design, upscale interior and special CVT GUANGZHOU, China – Toyota has revealed its next version of the time-hallowed Corolla sedan – a car it is says is different to those that have gone before. How so? Well, the company adds, ”it…

GO! GO! GO! Four years on and Datsun is all growed up

Budget wheels upgraded for 2019 Fine for families – Datsun GOes upmarket Five or seven seats, spunky 1.2 engine ROSSLYN, South Africa – Datsun SA is bringing new Datsun GO and GO+ models to market four years after the brand returned to South Africa under the aegis of the local Nissan operation. Datsun products, assembled…

JLR gets green light to solve 150-year-old problem on the road

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure tech to avoid red lights Tech gives speed to avoid having to stop​ System to cut congestion, reduces emissions PRETORIA, Gauteng – New Jaguar Land Rover technology has been created to, the automaker claims, reduce traffic by avoiding stops at red traffic lights – an invention from 150 years ago that is now the…

Home-built Super Subaru WRX – just call it a little gem

Superformance model celebrates 30 years Developed exclusively in South Africa Only 30 Limited Edition numbered models for SA JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – As a celebration of 30 years of STi, Subaru SA has created a WRX STi Diamond Edition, a super-sport sedan and the fastest STi yet assembled. If you want one then get yourself…

BMW M340i xDrive: ‘Extremely dynamic’ 3 ready for LA show

‘Extremely dynamic’ new sedan Three on way More torque from well-known straight six ‘Exceptionally sporty character’ for 2019 launch MUNICH, Germany – The new BMW 3 Series Sedan, the automaker says, is picking up speed on its way to its market launch in early 2019. That’s it above… cool, hey? It’s said to be ”an…

Aston Martin goes off-road with new luxury DBX SUV (VID)

Aston Martin officially names first SUV as DBX Prototype testing started on rally stage in Wales Extensive tests due in world’s harshest environments GAYDON, England – Aston Martin believes it’s taken a significant but symbolic stride towards the luxury brand’s first SUV – now officially named DBX – with a development prototype. It’s about to…

Zooty Caddy cutie gets baby turbo power and lots of options

Versatile wheels for family or business Frugal 75kW engine, long warranty Lots of options, alloy wheel rims standard JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has introduced to South Africa a one-litre TSI Trendline version of its Caddy to support sales of the second-best seller in the VW commercial vehicle portfolio. VW tells The Corner the…

2019 Hyundai US flagship aiming to be a peak of styling

Hyundai US flagship – 8 seats, space for big family Lots of high-tech, intelligent, safety features ‘Intuitive tech’ for passengers convenience ANN ARBOR, Michigan – Hyundai has badged its giant new 2019 US flagship SUV  the Palisade, using the geological name for a range of coastal cliffs (the Palisades) on the southern Californian Pacific coast….

Toy Run time! This year why don’t YOU help the bikers?

Look out, here come the annual Toy Runs Thousands of bikers nationwide play Santas Read your local motoring media for more info CAPE TOWN (and many other cities, towns and villages across South Africa): – It’s arguably the world’s biggest motorcycle charity event and, after nearly four decades, one of the best-known. On Sunday morning,…

Bad-tempered Verstappen ordered to do public service for Ocon shove

SAO PAULO, Brazil – Formula 1 stewards have ordered Red Bull driver Max Verstappen to do two days’public service after a race collision with Force India’s Esteban Ocon that cost him victory in Brazil on Sunday. Verstappen was leading at Interlagos and was trying to overtake back-marker Ocon but the they collided and Verstappen spun…