Renault Megane 1.2 GT Line (2016) Quick Review

IMG 8981 The Renault Megane is now in its 4th generation, but the latest model appears to have taken a bigger step forward from its predecessor than the second and third iterations of the French firm's premium hatchback. We evaluate the mid-range 1.2-turbopetrol GT Line. We like: Sporty feel, standa [...]

Renault Kadjar XP Limited Edition in SA

Renaultkadjarxpdam Renault South Africa recently introduced the XP Limited Edition to its Kadjar lineup and we attended the local launch last week to see what the Kadjar XP has to offer. Since its launch almost a year ago, the Kadjar range has expanded with the addition of a 1.5-litre turbodiesel engine and [...]

Renault Kadjar XP Limited Edition (2017) Specs & Pricing

Renault Kadjar Xp 3q Front Sidesteps Art 1800x1800 Renault has announced a limited edition version of its Kadjar SUV. Meet the Renault Kadjar XP, which comes with a number of accessories as standard. Here are the specifications and pricing. Using the Renault Kadjar 96 kW 1.2 Turbo petrol Expression as a platform, the French manufacturer has cre [...]

SA Top 40 of 2016: Best Sellers

Ranger22 Want to know which cars and bakkies people actually buy most in South Africa? These are the 40 best-selling vehicles of 2016, as sold by dealers.  While it is interesting to look at the sales figures released by NAAMSA every month, things get even more intriguing when you dig dee [...]

Renault Alpine sportscar on the cards for SA

Renault Alpine Vision Concept1 It appears that Renault South Africa has been selected as one of the lucky few markets that will receive an allocation of the upcoming Alpine sportscar. Renault resurrected the iconic Alpine brand in 2012 with design exercises such as the A110-50 and Vision Concept. The upcoming production [...]

Winners of Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank

CarsAwardsPressReleaseLead The 2016/17 Consumer Awards programme – powered by WesBank ­– concluded with the announcement of the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market, as well as the overall Brand of the Year, on 19 January 201 [...]

Coming soon: Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank

20Photography 160114 127 The countdown to the announcement of the winners of the Consumer Awards winners – powered by WesBank, has begun. Here are the 39 finalists (3 in each of the 13 respective categories) that stand a chance of winning trophies in Johannesburg on January 19 2017.   The final [...]

New Car Sales Summary for 2016

DSC 3689 The new car market showed a significant decline in 2016 amid tough economic conditions in South Africa and the outlook for 2017 is much the same, with slight improvements expected in the second half of the year. Take a look at this vehicle sales summary for all the details… A [...]

How to: Choose a Suitable Off-roader

IMG 6806 Choosing the best off-road vehicle for your needs is not easy. However, if you are realistic about the regularity and severity of the off-road activities you are likely to pursue, it's a much simpler task to choose the right recreational vehicle — one that will suit your budget.   [...]

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 [...]