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…

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…

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….

By Jimininity! Big-hearted Suzy baby all ready to rock

All new, higher, and with more goodies You don’t need to go big to go off-road New, more efficient, engines and ‘boxes JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The 2018, ”all-new” Suzuki Jimny is now in showrooms and all ready for the daily commute or some serious off-roading on the back trails. The petite 4×4’s are the latest…

All-new Subaru Forester coming in time for Christmas?

All-new Subaru Forester confirmed for South Africa Roomiest, most refined, Forester yet Safer with EyeSight driving assistance New X-Mode designed for deep mud JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The all-new, fifth-generation, Subaru Forester SUV has, its maker says, the most space, best off-road capability, advanced safety and other features in its 22-year history. The SUVs were launched…

Firemen and hot cars: Get to the Cape’s Killarney auto show

Flameboyant firemen for Killarney extravaganza Get to the annual motor show on November 4 Test a car, take a ride,  listen to the bands, chill CAPE TOWN, Western Cape – Which youngster hasn’t wanted to get up close to firefighters and their tenders? Here’s a chance: get to the 2018 Killarney Motor Show at Cape…

Kia’s flagship Sorento SUV docks in SA showrooms

Cosmetic updates ‘bring fresh appeal’ to flagship Eight-speed auto standard on each model Each has seven seats, turbodiesel engine JOHANNESBURG Gauteng – An enhanced Kia Sorento sport utility vehicle, debuted at the September 2017 Frankfurt auto show, is now in South African  showrooms. The units, Kia says, have a refreshed and upgraded cabin and ”enriched…

Get into action man McQueen’s Willy’s Jeep hot seat

McQueen’s Willys Jeep for auction Action man’s estate vehicle to be sold Got a coupla million rands to spare? LONDON, England – A 1945 Willys Jeep once owned by the ‘King of Cool’ himself, Steve McQueen, will be on the block at Silverstone Auctions’ final sale of the year in Birmingham, England over November10/11. The…

VW extends Caravelle range with tough 4×4 PanAmericana

Rough-road flexibility, ‘exclusive for individualists’ VW punts stylish interior, exclusive design ‘Nucleus Grey’ structure-painted bumpers JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The new-to-South Africa, million-rand, all-wheel drive, VW Caravelle PanAmericana, has trundled into showrooms with the promise of go-anywhere traction and all the fun of family outings and camping trips. ”No matter where you plan to go,” VW…

Ranger Raptors set to hatch first half of 2019

Trial units done, full-scale SA production next R3bn investment, extensive Silverton upgrade R160-million invested for 2019 expansion PRETORIA, South Africa – The concept of Ford’s Ranger Raptor is closer to reality with the first trial units emerging from Ford’s plant in Silverton, Pretoria. They are the first Ranger units to join the Ford Performance catalogue,…

New Volvo V60 Cross Country takes family car off beaten track

Latest model in a series of ’18 launches Equally at home in the city – or the forest Full complement of crash mitigation systems STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Volvo has announced a Cross Country version of its V60 mid-size estate, the latest in a series of launches in recent years. The automaker describes the V60 Cross Country…