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Winners of Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank

CarsAwardsPressReleaseLead The 2016/17 Cars.co.za 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 [...]

Spy Shots: Nissan Qashqai Facelift

Qashqai1   Nissan’s popular Qashqai crossover is due for a facelift this year! Our German spy photographers have snapped images of a prototype undergoing testing, take a look... Picture credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien​ The second-generation Nissan Qashqai crossover was introduced locally in [...]

Mercedes-Benz C220d Cabriolet (2016) Review

DSC 2906 Does the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet deliver enough style, luxury and on-road comfort to tickle the imagination (and wallet) of the lifestyle-orientated buyer? We sampled the turbodiesel-powered C220d Cabriolet to find out… We Like: Attractive styling, cruising ability, decent fuel c [...]

10 New Audis Coming to SA in 2017

AudiQ52 Audi has a busy year ahead with a host of new products set for introduction in South Africa. Take a look at what you can expect from Audi in 2017… Audi is preparing to unleash no fewer than 10 new exciting products during the course of 2017. Fasten your seatbelts as we unpack all the n [...]

Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+ to Order in SA

MercAMGE63Strack Mercedes-AMG is taking orders for the E63 S 4MATIC+ in South Africa! If you have been considering whether or not to buy the Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+, now is the time to get your act together. The AMG E63 S is due to arrive in South Africa in July 2017 and order books for the potent new mode [...]

Hyundai i20 Range Expands in SA

Hyundaii2014motion Hyundai South Africa has expanded its i20 hatchback offering with the introduction of a new 1.4-litre automatic derivative. Take a look at pricing and details… A new, mid-spec Hyundai i20 1.4-litre Motion automatic derivative is now available in South Africa. The i20 range of hatchback [...]

Facelifted Ford Mustang (2018) Officially Revealed

Ford Mustang GT 2018 1280 03 After leaking onto the Internet earlier, Ford has officially shown off the facelifted Mustang. It features lots of new tech, offers the customer more customisation options and will be louder. However, those looks are polarising... A leaked video showing the new 2018 Ford Mustang had broken [...]

Opel Reveals Crossland X SUV

Opel Crossland X 2018 1280 03 Opel has announced an all-new product. It's called the Crossland X and it's a crossover with the styling of an SUV. Let's unpack this new offering.  At first glance, you'd think it's a variation of the Opel Mokka family, but this versatile urban crossover will slot in jus [...]

2018 Ford Mustang Spotted... And It Looks Weird

Mustang1 The Ford Mustang has been available in the South African market for a little over a year, but footage of the facelifted version of the Blue Oval's musclecar has already been leaked online. The clip gives us a first look at the forthcoming model... Is this revision really an improvement? The [...]

Audi Q5 (2017) First Drive

Q5m The new Audi Q5 is destined to reach South Africa in the third quarter of 2017. It's the follow-up to Audi's best selling model and what the firm calls the world’s best-selling premium SUV, so expectations are high. Does it deliver? Our British correspondent, Mark Tisshaw, [...]