Mazda BT-50 Facelift (2017) First Drive

20Flash Front 7 8 23A WRGB Mazda achieved record new vehicle sales in 2016, but can the newly updated BT-50 be a greater force in the double-cab market? Mazda’s success of late has been impressive to witness. The bulk of the firm's sales come from its SUV models; the CX-5 and CX-3 are among the best-s [...]

Mazda BT-50 (2017) Specs and Pricing

MazdaBT502 The facelifted Mazda BT-50 bakkie makes its market introduction this week. Here are the specifications and pricing for this new product. This generation of the Mazda BT-50 was introduced to the South African market back in 2012. It was marketed as an Active Lifestyle Vehicle, which meant that t [...]

7 New Double Cabs to Look Out For

Newtriton3   We take a look at 7 bakkies that are bound to shake up the market when, or if, they arrive in the near future! If there’s one segment that continues to thrive amid declining new vehicle sales in South Africa, it’s the bakkie market. Despite tough economic conditions, ba [...]

Cars Coming to SA in 2017

ToyotaCHR With a host of new models and facelifted products due for introduction in 2017, it promises to be an exciting year for the South African new vehicle market. Take a closer look at the cars coming your way this year... We have created an alphabetical (by brand) list of all the cars you can expect [...]

Facelifted Mazda BT-50 (2017) First Drive

Bt50g The new-look Mazda BT-50 may still be regarded by some as the less-than-macho, somewhat awkward-looking cousin of the top-selling Ford Ranger, but beneath its polarising exterior styling lies a pragmatic bakkie that is made for work and isn’t short on comfort, either. Australian contrib [...]

5 Cheapest Automatic Double-Cab Bakkies in SA

FordRangerlaunch2   Looking for the most affordable automatic double-cab bakkies available in South Africa? Take a look at this list… The double-cab bakkie market is booming in South Africa and automatic derivatives are proving to be particularly popular in the local market. Sales statistics provide [...]

Top 10 Best Cars that Sell Poorly In SA

TypeR Some cars, no matter how good they are, don't garner the sales volumes that they (seem to) deserve. We take a look at 10 hidden gems in the new vehicle market  Why would a well-regarded car not sell well? It’s not an easy question to answer. Sometimes, it can be regarded as expensi [...]

Mazda BT-50 Double-Cab 2,2 SLE 4x2 (2013) Driving Impression

Mazda BT 50 With Ford’s macho new Ranger pick-up already doing brisk business in South Africa and dominating the headlines, Mazda’s spin-off BT-50 model faces an uphill battle to get its share of the limelight. Mazda’s product planners would’ve known that the Ford would be quite a groundbreaking new product, so [...]

New Mazda BT-50 available in South Africa

Mazda Bt 50 Pic 1 The new Mazda BT-50 is now available in South Africa. The BT-50 is offered in either petrol or diesel guise and features increased space and comfort with a wide range of active and passive safety features. The new Mazda BT-50 incorporates the versatility of a pick-up truck but with the comfort of a [...]

New Mazda BT-50 headed for Joburg Motor Show

New Mazda Bt 50 South Africa The new Mazda BT-50 bakkie is set to make its South African debut at the Johannesburg International Motor Show. The show will be running from the 6th to the 16th of October 2011 at the Nasrec Expo Centre. A number of other vehicles will also be making their South African debuts at the event, so it s [...]