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New Hyundai Accent Revealed

HyundaiAccentfront Hyundai has revealed its new and improved fifth-generation Accent! Hyundai has used the Canadian Motor Show to reveal its new Accent sedan and forthcoming hatchback. The new model showcases a significantly updated design with a host of mechanical improvements. Key features In terms of sty [...]

Production Honda Civic Type R for Geneva

Honda Civic Type R Concept 2016 1280 01 Last year Honda revealed a new Civic Type R prototype and a production version is now due to be shown at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.  This wild-looking thing is the prototype version of the Honda Civic Type R. The prototype offers a glimpse into the future of the Type R brand and [...]

Suzuki Swift 1.2 RS Special Edition in SA

SuzukiSwiftRS Suzuki is offering a special edition Swift 1.2 RS in South Africa and it will be available in limited numbers as of February 2017! Suzuki got 2017 off to a stellar start by winning Brand of the Year at the Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank. That’s not all becaus [...]

Jaguar adds new Ingenium engines to local models

JagXEV6 Jaguar will roll out 2 new Ingenium engines and a raft of safety and tech updates to its XE, XF and F-Pace models. Jaguar Land Rover SA will add 2 high-powered engines to its product lineup that will come into effect by mid-year. There’s a new 2.0-litre 177 kW/500 Nm twin-turbodiesel unit [...]

Ferrari 812 Superfast Revealed

Ferrari812superfastside Ferrari has revealed its latest creation, the 812 Superfast!  In the words of the great William Shakespeare, “What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This may very well apply to Ferrari’s latest 812 Superfast. Apart from [...]

Update: New Kia Picanto Details Revealed

Kia Picanto 2017 1600 01 Kia has revealed more details of its all-new Picanto city car ahead of its international public viewing at the upcoming 2017 Geneva Motor Show.  The Kia Picanto is one of the brand's more popular cars and it's now in its third generation. Kia has an interesting strategy of bui [...]

Spy Shots: New Volkswagen Touareg

VWTouaregSpyImage A new Volkswagen Touareg is in the works and our spy photographers have been hard at work to bring you a sneak peek of what the next iteration of the premium SUV will look like.  The Touareg is perched atop Volkswagen’s SUV lineup locally and a new model is currently under developmen [...]

Update: Hyundai i30 N Power Revealed

SB1 1519 XL Power figures for the forthcoming Hyundai i30 N have surfaced online! Take a look at what we know... Photos by S.Baldauf / S.B. Medien A while back we posted pictures of Hyundai's forthcoming i30 N undergoing testing. While those photos didn't give away much in terms of what th [...]

Ford Kuga complaints: Industry Ombudsman clarifies

Kuga Ambiente 2 1800x1800 The office of the Motor Industry Ombudsman of South Africa (MIOSA) has issued a press release in an effort to clarify certain misunderstandings around the on-going Ford Kuga fires saga. "There seems to be some confusion and misunderstanding among motorists regarding Ford Kuga complaints,&r [...]

Update: Lexus LS 500h Headed for Geneva

LexusLS500hreveal Lexus revealed the next generation LS luxury sedan in Detroit earlier this year and the marque is now gearing up to showcase the LS 500h hybrid version at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Although Lexus' first class sedan has not been a top-seller (especially not in South Africa), the mode [...]