US West Coast launch for Gen 3 Mercedes supercoupe

Choice of three engines – petrol or diesel Great connectivity through 34cm screen Global market launch set for March 2018. LOS ANGELES, California – Mercedes-Benz has chosen the 2017 auto show here to launch the third-generation CLS four-door supercoupe with a new design idiom The first generation, launched in 2004, was a mid-size but luxury four-door fastback…

Kia Stinger: Korean clout to challenge Ford and Nissan

Kia’s first grand tourer out in RHD UK Three turbo engines, each eight-speed auto State-of-art driving aids, connectivity LONDON, England – Not long ago it was a concept (see below), first shown at the Frankfurt auto show, but now Kia has joined the big names of sport cars to put its Stinger GT in showrooms…

More powerful than ever: 2018 Audi TT RS Coupé

More-powerful engine, high-tech lights Off-switch for speed governor Progressive steering with RS-specific tuning, UITENHAGE, Eastern Cape – Audi Sport is presenting its most powerful TT yet with a recreated signature five-cylinder engine, an image said to be “underscored” by rear diode lights and an “unmistakable exhaust note” to be “a technology leader in its segment”….

BMW M4 CS: See for yourself at Kyalami muscle weekend

Another premium M Sport flyer from BMW It’s a very limited edition so get in quick Fully road legal – but all ready to race KYALAMI RACETRACK, Gauteng – One of the most anticipated BMW M models of 2017 has arrived in South Africa. It’s the M4 CS and it was unveiled here today (Oct…

Ford road trips: Hot GT cruises cold Arctic highway (V)

Ford GT star of latest Ford video on Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads Supercar island-hops Norway’s coast on Atlantic Ocean Road Lap record scored on little-known Arctic Circle Raceway COLOGNE, Germany – Could this be the perfect road trip? A promenade of one of the world’s least-travelled coast roads followed by a record-breaking blast around a…

Porsche fastest: 911 GT2 RS takes lap record at Ring

Porsche 911 GT2 RS beats expectations Top speed of the new coupé  is 340km/h Not one record lap – but SIX in a row ATLANTA, Georgia – Porsche has set a lap record for atreet-legal sport cars with a 2018 911 GT2 RS on the 21km Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The lap was officially officially timed on September 20 2017…

Play nicely, now – 999 Audi R8 units to be RWD

R8 Coupe / Spyder first rear-drive Audis and a limited edition 50kg lighter than R8 Coupé V10, 40kg less than Spyder ‘It’s been made for purists’ says Audi boss NECKARSULM, German – Audi Sport is extending its beautiful R8 sports car series with two rear-wheel drive derivatives… 999 of them, but before you get a…

You’ve met the A5 Coupe/Sportback – now meet the Cabrio sisters

Two models, two engines – TDI to come Fast roof, lots of options for both Fit a B&O sound system – top-down auditorium AN AUDI A5 Cabriolet has been added the A5 Coupe and Sportback sisters in South Africa and fitted with a new six-cylinder 260kW/500Nm turbo engine. It’s based on the coupe version though the…

Oh boy! How about 300km/h, topless, in McLaren’s V8 supercar

All the exhilaration of open-air high-speed driving Third bodystyle in McLaren’s Sport Series product family Retractable hard-top tech proven in other McLaren Spiders WOKING, England – The just-launched 2017 McLaren 570S Spider has all the dynamism and refinement of the 570S Coupé but with the extra exhilaration of open-air motoring. The cars are hand-assembled in Woking, England, and the 570S…

Lexus LC 500 Coupe: Cape Town launch for Japan’s finest

Flagship joins global grand-touring coupes 351kW V8 and 10-speed auto transmission New multimedia and safety technology CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Lexus, a sub-brand of the giant Toyota organisation and now generally recognised as builder of some of the world’s most superb automobiles’, has brought a concept car to life. It’s now simply the supercar,…

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…