Porsche Cayenne S Coupe: More engine power, rear seats available

ATLANTA, Georgia – The 2020 Porsche Cayenne S Coupe is now available to order in a number of markets with the same 2.9-litre, twin-turbo, V6 engine as the standard Cayenne S that makes 324kW from 5700-6600rpm and 550Nm from 1800-5500rpm. Power reaches all wheels through an eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission and Porsche Traction Management all-wheel…

Performance off-roader: Meet Ford’s new AWD veloci-Raptor

‘New benchmark for the bakkie segment’ More ground clearance, wider track High-performance two-litre Bi-Turbo engine JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – An all-new Ford, the Ranger Raptor double-cab bakkie, has reached showrooms nationally ”with Ford Performance DNA at its core”. The automaker describes it as ”an entirely new breed of exceptionally capable off-roader that pushes technology, innovation…

All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

Mitsubishi’s latest bakkies ready for farm expo Test-track set aside to test all-wheel drive system ‘High-spec, lots of features included in price JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nampo, believed to be the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, shares a characteristic with the latest version of Mitsubishi Motors’ SA;s “Engineered Beyond Tough” 2019 Triton. Visitors…

Rangey Astronaut: Land Rover designed for true high-flyers

Range Rover reaching for new heights with Astronaut Only for Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut folk Special paint job, special stitching/etching on seats PRETORIA, South Africa – Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has launched a special edition Range Rover to be available exclusively to Future Astronauts signed up to fly to space with Virgin Galactic. ”The…

Fifi tops list of most popular names for Fiat’s baby 500

Fifi most popular pet name for a Fiat 500 Personalised name stickers for Fiat 500 owners More than 3000 stickers already ordered MILAN, Italy – With the recent announcement of the name for the latest arrival of the British Royal House of Windsor comes a competition to find the most popuar name for the latest…

Special Bavarian Roller: One-of-a-kind Continental GT from Mulliner

GT Convertible pays homage to Bavaria Paint and other features extol Bavaian flag Rich folk, calm down! It’s a one-off for a show CREWE, England – Bentley has created a unique Continental GT convertible ‘Bavaria Edition’ with body-modifier Mulliner that is said to have been inspired by the beauty of Germany’s Bavarian state. The car…

Toyota US aiming to be Prime in fuel consumption data

2020 Toyota Prius Prime: solution to fuel prices Fifth seat now standard across range Lots of web connectivity in revised hybrids PLANO, Texas Toyota Prius Prime, here in the US, has been given a number of updates for 2020 and, its maker says ”remains the most efficient Toyota hybrid and one of the best options…

Awesome Audi Q8: The new face of the Q family

New top SUV model for Audi’s Q range ‘Luxurious coupé for business and pleasure’ More of Audi’s progressive design language CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Audi believes its new Q8 super car has brought together the best of twoworlds – the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé and the practical talents of a large SUV…

Tough testing for 2019 Land Rovers in Kenyan reserve

Landy Defender in final testing in Kenya Milestone moment on World Land Rover Day  Camouflaged prototype out on global testing PRETORIA, South Africa – Land Rover has announced plans for its new Defender to complete a final phase of field-testing with the Tusk Trust on location in Kenya to celebrate World Land Rover Day, A…

2019 Ford Everest: Scaling new heights with new turbo engines

Refreshed design, better comfort and luxury New turbo engines, 10-speed auto Thatcham-spec alarm on all models PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford says it’s made its Everest seven-seater sport utility more appealing and upmarket with styling, suspension and feature upgrades and the two-litre bi- and single-turbo engines now in the Ford Ranger. Ford says the wagons…

VW going for Nürburg record: Can YOU beat lap time?

First look at Volkswagen ID. R battery-car racer Target is the Nürburgring electric-car lap record New racer can now be driven virtually – try it! WOLFSBURG, Germany – Volkswagen has presented the continuously developed version of its ID. R, a fully-electric race car and the racing flagship of the future fully electric product family from…

Kia HabaNiro: Three cars in one – and each one brilliant

Spicy vision for future of electric vehicles Kia’s California design studio goes wild Presenting the future of vehicle interaction NEW YORK – Kia Motors America showed its vision of the future of electric vehicles at the 2019 New York auto show in insisted: ”It’s hot. And spicy” Figures, because the vehicle in question is a…