The month of October 2012 has seen a number of exciting new car releases in South Africa, particularly in the hatchback and Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segments. The new car releases for the month of October are as follows.
The Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback
In addition to its revised five-model Cruze sedan range, Chevrolet has included a Cruze hatchback offering for 2013. The Cruze hatchback is offered with a choice of two engines including a 1.6-litre engine that produces 91kW and 155Nm of torque and a 1.8-litre engine that delivers 104kW and 176Nm of torque.
The New Peugeot 208 Range from R154†900
Peugeot launched its new 208 hatchback range in South Africa with three attractive models on offer. Engines range from a 60kW/118Nm 1.2-litre engine to the 88kW/160Nm 1.6-litre engine.
The New Volkswagen Beetle
The new Beetle, based on the iconic Beetle that sold over 21.5 million units worldwide since 1938, is now available in South Africa. A choice of two TSI engines is on offer including a 77kW/175Nm 1.2-litre TSI engine and an 118kW/240Nm 1.4-litre TSI engine.
The New BMW 7-Series from R975†500
The updated BMW 7-Series is now available in South Africa with a choice of both petrol and diesel variants as well as the second-generation ActiveHybrid 7.
The New Tata MANZA from R119†995
The new Tata MANZA sedan is available in South Africa and is fitted with a 66kW 1.4-litre Safire petrol engine. The Indigo MANZA is available in two trim options namely INI and IGNIS.
Chevrolet Trailblazer from R364†000
The new Trailblazer was launched in South Africa this month and expands on Chevroletís SUV offering alongside the Captiva. The Trailblazer is offered with the choice of two diesel engines and a petrol engine.
The New BMW X1 from R342†400
BMW has launched the revised X1 in South Africa with a choice of seven variants, three petrol engines and two diesel engines ranging from 110kW to 180kW.
Mitsubishi Outlander GLX from R349†900
Mitsubishi has added the competitively priced GLX version of the Outlander GLS SUV into its local offering in South Africa. The GLX Outlander is powered by a 2.4-litre petrol engine that produces 125kW and 226Nm of torque.
Infiniti EX from R595†000
The EX compact SUV is Infinitiís latest model to be launched in South Africa and is offered with a choice of two engines including a 175kW/550Nm 3.0-litre V6 and a 235kW/360Nm 3.7-litre V6.
Mitsubishi Triton Single Cab from R179†000
Mitsubishi has launched its single cab Triton in South Africa with a choice of three new models. A 2.4-litre petrol engine is available for two models and produces 87kW and 205Nm of torque. The diesel model is fitted with a 2.5-litre turbo diesel engine that produces 100kW and 314Nm of torque. All models feature a 5-speed manual transmission. The petrol derivatives are available in two trim levels namely the GL and GLX while the diesel option is only available in GLX trim.