World Rallycross final scheduled for Cape Town’s Killarney track

Killarney gears up for big international Three days of track action for Cape Town New stands scheduled for construction CAPE TOWN, South Africa – he FIA World Rallycross championship has signed Gumtree SA as headline sponsor for the final round of the championship scheduled for Cape Town’s Killarney International Raceway over November 10-12 2017. As part…

Centenary year for Mitsubishi – and new models for SA

100 years of production since first Mitsubishi Model-A First run was only 22 cars – but scene was set New models for SA to celebrate the centenary JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mitsubishi SA is planning to celebrate the brand’s production centenary with new and improved models – so here’s a short history of the brand… Many firsts…

Range Rovers, new and old, offered new luxury touches

Special Ops design pack adds personalisation Unique bumpers, sills, vents, tailpipe finishers Upgrade for all standard-wheelbase units since 2013 PRETORIA, Gauteng – Land Rover has created further personalisation for the Range Rover – an exterior Design Pack” created by Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations. “It introduces,” JLR says, “highly desirable and distinctive exterior add-ons to complement Range…

New super-safe Subaru Impreza launched in SA

New generation of Subarus on the brand’s global platform Award-winning safety, smart technologies Impreza as 2016/17 Japanese Car of the Year JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The first Subaru Impreza. complete with a then awesome all-wheel drive and a two-litre Boxer engine, reached South Africa in the same year as did the brand – 1992 Now, a quarter-century later, comes…

Audi’s new A8 flagship will sail only as a luxury V8 hybrid

Range-wide adoption of 48V circuitry for big Audis Luxury sedans to have electric drive on all models Flagship model’s world debut July 11 at Barcelona Audi summit   INGOLSTADT, Germany – The next Audi A8 range, due for global debut in July 2017, is to be the brand’s first with an electrified drivetrain as standard as, the automaker…

R6.2m Ferrari GTC4 Lusso gets Champagne welcome in Cape Town

Ferrari’s latest supercar up close and personal SA launch coincides with opening of Waterfront showroom Ferrari GTC4 Lusso – four folk and their luggage CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The latest addition to the Ferrari range made its official debut on South African soil as Scuderia South Africa, the official Ferrari dealer, revealed a whole new…

Volvo gets more ‘on-way-to-SA’ crash-protection awards

NEW YORK – Volvo Cars has once again been recognised by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for its contribution to improving traffic safety and reducing road deaths and serious injury globally. Per Lenhoff, a technical expert with Volvo Cars Safety Centre – claimed to be one of the most advanced test facilities in the…

Going way away? Fifth generation Landy Discovery in SA in July

Modern design meets all-terrain ability Class-leading off-road geometry and wading Enhanced on-road dynamics and refinement PRETORIA, Gauteng – The latest Land Rover Discovery, expected to be in showrooms across South Africa in July 2017, is claiming a position as “the most striking and modern design yet seen on a Discovery”. Land Rover SA adds that this the…

New from Hyundai: It’s a baby i20 SUV! (V)

• Important for Hyundai’s journey to top Asian autobrand • Kona claims ‘progressive appearance, latest technology’ • New head-up display, class-leading luminance SEOUL, South Korea – Hyundai Motor, ahead of the official unveiling, has produced a video showing some design details of its all-new Kona SUV. It’s the youngest SUV in Hyundai’s European range and,…

New Fiat 500L: Long in the roof, quick on the hoof

Convenient, more technological – the new Fiat 500L Three identities for all needs: Urban, Cross, Wagon Accessories ranges run to an astonishing 92 LONGER, MORE ADAPTABLE, more functions and more variety – it’s the Fiat 500L in hatch, wagon and off-road body styles while being an unashamed almost-copy of the long-standing Mini range from Britain….

Black is back! 2018 Audi A4 sedan and wagon will go dark

Model range gains equipment and option pack/spec Black Edition includes piano-black inlays, 19″ alloy rims Cruise control, parking radar now across A4 range MILTON KEYNES, England – Exclusive styling, extensive equipment, more road presence… what you get on the latest Audi A4 Black Edition sedans and wagons The cars are also headliners for a broader…

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…