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Spy Shots: Mercedes-Benz X-Class

1SB 0712 Mercedes-Benz is set to debut its X-Class bakkie in Geneva early in March 2017. Meanwhile, test mules are already doing the rounds in cold weather conditions. Picture credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien Mercedes-Benz is about to take the covers off the X-Class next month at the Geneva Motor Show. U [...]

Mercedes-Maybach Reveals G650 Landaulet

MercedesMaybachG650Landauletfront Mercedes-Maybach has revealed the open-top G650 Landaulet and it's brimming with luxury and comfort features!   The G650 Landaulet is the first off-roader to come from Mercedes-Maybach and it will be shown in the metal at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Following on from the AMG G 63 [...]

Mazda BT-50 (2017) Specs and Pricing

MazdaBT502 The facelifted Mazda BT-50 bakkie makes its market introduction this week. Here are the specifications and pricing for this new product. This generation of the Mazda BT-50 was introduced to the South African market back in 2012. It was marketed as an Active Lifestyle Vehicle, which meant that t [...]

Mitsubishi Triton (2017) – Meet its Rivals

TRITON 237 The new Mitsubishi Triton has finally arrived in South Africa and if first impressions are anything to go by, this looks like a decent double-cab bakkie offering. However, the Mitsubishi Triton enters a hotly-contested segment. Let's meet the Triton's rivals... Even though the South Afric [...]

Mitsubishi Triton (2017) First Drive

TRITON 116 After a long delay, the all-new Mitsubishi Triton double-cab bakkie has landed in South Africa. It goes straight into one of the most competitive segments in our market and it’ll need to be better than good if it wants to steal sales from the market's frontrunners: the Toyota Hilux [...]

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 [...]

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.   [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Can't Wait for Mercedes-Benz X-Class? Check this out

Mercedes Benz G Class Pick Up Truck 4 Really want the upcoming Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie, but can't wait until 2018? Mercedes-Benz has a potential solution and this one's arguably tougher... It's called the Mercedes-Benz G300 CDI Pickup and comes with a legendary reputation. Based on the mighty G-Class SUV, this sing [...]