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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 [...]

Twin-turbo Lexus LS Debuts in Detroit

Lexus LS 500 2018 1280 02 The next generation of the Lexus LS has been revealed in Detroit. Although Lexus' first class sedan has not been a top-seller (especially not in South Africa), the model proved pivotal in the establishment of the Japanese premium marque stateside. The newcomer, which will reach the South Afric [...]

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 [...]

Kia Stinger Underlines Korea's Performance Ambitions

Kia Stinger 2018 1280 02 Korean car manufacturer, Kia, is trying to break into the sportier side of the passenger sedan market with it's new Stinger. It's a rear-wheel drive sports sedan with a powerful engine, which if the marketing material is to be believed, will change how the brand is perceived and interprete [...]

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 [...]

Mercedes-Benz C350e (2016) Review

IMG 9237 Barring the fire-breathing AMG derivatives, Mercedes-Benz's new plug-in hybrid model, the C350e, is the most powerful offering in the C-Class line-up, and also claimed to be the most frugal. Can the first locally manufactured plug-in hybrid really offer the best of both worlds? Let's [...]

5 Exciting Cars coming to SA in 2017 [Video]

5carscool With myriad new products scheduled to arrive in local showrooms in 2017, it promises to be an exciting year for South African motorists. We've picked 5 that we're particularly excited about: the new BMW 5 Series, the Toyota C-HR, Land Rover Discovery, Alfa Romeo Giulia and Nissan Navara. [...]

Lexus IS (2017) First Drive

Lexus Is350 028 1800x1800 The latest iteration of the Lexus IS is set to go on sale early in 2017. We took the revised business class sedan for a drive around the winding roads of the Lowveld to get a feel for it. Such is the domination of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the premium sedan market that Lexus battles t [...]

5 Most Memorable Drives of 2016

DSC 4804 There is a multitude of accomplished products on our market, but some vehicles make more of a lasting impression than others. We've driven quite a few cars in 2016, but these 5 memorable drives shone the brightest. Hell, hey! It’s been a busy year. I won’t even bother to count [...]

Facelifted Lexus IS (2017) Specs and Pricing

Lexus Is350 001 1800x1800 Toyota's luxury brand, Lexus, has announced a new version of the IS sedan. Here are specifications and pricing for the 2017 Lexus IS.  The Lexus IS, rival to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, has never been a best seller and we don't understand why. It's supremely well [...]