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Breaking News: Ford To Recall Kuga SUV

Kuga Ambiente 2 1800x1800 Ford South Africa has announced it has issued a voluntary recall of 1.6-litre EcoBoost Kuga derivatives that were sold on the local market between December 2012 and February 2014. This comes after reports that at least 45 Ford Kugas have caught fire.  The widely-held public percept [...]

Mercedes-Benz G-Class Bakkie Spied

Merc G Bakkie1 The rumours about Mercedes-Benz building a G-Class bakkie appear to be true — it’s been spotted testing in the snow. Picture credit: S. Baldauf/SB Medien The spy shots appear to suggest that the bakkie on the cards is a double cab G500 4x4. It also appears to ride on a longe [...]

New Land Rover Discovery Coming in July 2017

Lrnewdiscoverydynamicoffroad28091615 The new Land Rover Discovery will arrive in South Africa in July 2017 with 35 First Edition models up for grabs! The new fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery made its debut at last year’s Paris Motor Show and we can’t wait for the new model to arrive on local soil in July 2017. N [...]

Toyota Yaris facelift (2017) in SA soon

Viz1 The most noteworthy aspect of the Geneva Show-bound, WRC-inspired Toyota Yaris hot hatch, which was recently revealed, is that it sets the scene for the arrival of the facelifted Yaris range in South Africa during the second quarter of 2017. Here are the details...     To [...]

New Car Technologies Showcase: More integration, personalisation

Faraday Future FF91 CES 2017 marked the show’s 50th anniversary, and while the automotive industry has been increasing its presence at the show over the years, this year, at least 9 of the somewhat largest car manufacturers chose to share their roadmap for the future. CES is the largest consumer el [...]

735 kW Mercedes-AMG Hypercar Coming Soon

Mercedes Amg Hypercar Teaser Mercedes-AMG’s much-anticipated hypercar will bring F1 technology to the road and it's expected to make its debut later this year at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017. You’ll want to save the date for this ‘One’! Mercedes-Benz is planning on showing its la [...]

Facelifted Subaru WRX, WRX STI confirmed for SA

Subaru WRX STI 2018 1280 01 The facelifted Subaru WRX and WRX STI will arrive in South Africa in the third quarter of 2017. Get the details here… Subaru showed the facelifted WRX and WRX STI at the Detroit Motor Show and Subaru South Africa has confirmed that the models will be offered in South Africa in the thir [...]

Coming soon: Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank

20Photography 160114 127 The countdown to the announcement of the winners of the Cars.co.za 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 [...]

Volkswagen Clubsport S Local Pricing Revealed

20S 001 The VW Clubsport S is finally on sale in SA, except, they’ve all been sold already. The GTI Clubsport S is the most powerful GTI ever – it produces a peak output of 228 kW, which is directed to the front wheels. It also holds the record for the fastest front-wheel-drive product [...]

3 Highlights from Detroit 2017: What We Really Think of Them

20Kia The 2017 North American International Auto Show aka the Detroit Auto Show has come and gone, and here are 3 highlights from the exhibition. We look at how these products will fit into the market and what they bring to the table.  This year's Detroit Auto Show was a low-key affa [...]