Roaring onto the scene: Hilux GR-S III has arrived
Jun 11, 2024 Motoring

Roaring onto the scene: Hilux GR-S III has arrived

The legendary Toyota Hilux reaches new heights of performance, ride comfort and imposing appearance with the Hilux GR-S III. Building on its multiple Dakar Rally-winning heritage, the Hilux GR SPORT III achieves a new pinnacle for Toyota’s…
LDV D90 Luxury SUV arrives in South Africa
Jun 10, 2024 Motoring

LDV D90 Luxury SUV arrives in South Africa

The first two units of the LDV D90 SUV have arrived in South Africa, making it the first country in the world outside China to receive this new flagship model. The two models – a D90 Elite and D90 Flagship – are in South Africa for customer viewing…
Driving design: Lexus inspires Creative Collab with Decorex
Jun 07, 2024 Motoring

Driving design: Lexus inspires Creative Collab with Decorex

Renowned for its design excellence and impeccable craftsmanship, Lexus has once again joined forces with Decorex Africa as the exclusive vehicle partner for the second consecutive year. However, this year Lexus has elevated the collaboration to new…
The all-new BMW 1 Series
Jun 05, 2024 Motoring

The all-new BMW 1 Series

The pioneer of driving pleasure in the premium compact segment is entering its fourth model generation. With a dynamic design presence, a completely revised drive portfolio and extensively improved chassis technology, the new BMW 1 Series has…
MINI United 2024 shows Big Love for new MINI Family
Jun 03, 2024 Motoring

MINI United 2024 shows Big Love for new MINI Family

MINI South Africa will roll out its signature Big Love for the new MINI Family at a very special festival in September. MINI United 2024, a tailor-made, one-day-only experience for MINI lovers 18 years and older will descend on The Ground in…
The new BMW M3 Sedan, the new BMW M3 Touring
May 31, 2024 Motoring

The new BMW M3 Sedan, the new BMW M3 Touring

They stand as custodians of a legendary badge and prime examples of the exhilarating performance and unrestricted everyday usability long established as a speciality blend of BMW M GmbH. And now the multi-faceted BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M3 Touring have…
Count down to Cars in the Park on August 4, 2024
May 27, 2024 Motoring

Count down to Cars in the Park on August 4, 2024

The count-down to South Africa’s biggest classic car event has begun in earnest. On August 4, 2024, the 42nd Cars in the Park will take place at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria, and the signs are that once again the event will be bigger and…
AC Cobra GT Roadster hits the road for clients
May 27, 2024 Motoring

AC Cobra GT Roadster hits the road for clients

AC Cars, Britain’s oldest active vehicle manufacturer, has started the first dynamic demonstrations and experience drives with the stunning new AC Cobra GT Roadster, showing the sensational sports car to clients as well as VIP guests. A key step in…
BYD Dolphin joins the Welcoming the Whales party
May 27, 2024 Motoring

BYD Dolphin joins the Welcoming the Whales party

In keeping with the spirit of togetherness it fosters each year, the 2024 Welcoming the Whales Festival in Nelson Mandela Bay will even share the spotlight with a pod of Dolphins – though not of the oceangoing variety. This year’s celebration of the…
Hot Hyundai IONIQ 5 N bags 2 more coveted awards
May 21, 2024 Motoring

Hot Hyundai IONIQ 5 N bags 2 more coveted awards

The multiple award-winning Hyundai IONIQ 5 N has added two more coveted honours to its expanding trophy cabinet by being named Best EV Hot Hatch at the 2024 TopGear.com Electric Awards, and being named the best electric performance car in the world…
Fronx wins category, second overall in SA COTY
May 20, 2024 Motoring

Fronx wins category, second overall in SA COTY

Suzuki has added two very special pieces of silverware to its trophy cabinet last week. South Africa’s compact car specialist received the winner’s trophy in the Budget and Compact Vehicle category of the SA Car of the Year (COTY) Competition,…
World Premiere of New Opel Frontera
May 15, 2024 Motoring

World Premiere of New Opel Frontera

A few weeks ago, Opel released the first images of the new Frontera; today the spacious, comfortable, new compact SUV for outdoor fans and families is celebrating its world premiere. In Istanbul, Opel CEO Florian Huettl, together with Mark Adams,…
Exploring the All-Terrain Excellence of the B40 PLUS
May 10, 2024 Motoring

Exploring the All-Terrain Excellence of the B40 PLUS

Discover the rugged versatility of the BAIC B40 PLUS, a compact 4X4 designed to tackle any adventure with ease. Whether you're navigating city streets or exploring off-road trails, the B40 PLUS delivers a powerful and capable performance that is…
Volkswagen adds TSI engine into Polo Sedan model range
May 09, 2024 Motoring

Volkswagen adds TSI engine into Polo Sedan model range

Volkswagen Polo Sedan model range has been expanded with the addition of the 85kW 1.0 TSI engine. The new engine will be offered with the Life and Style derivatives. The Polo Sedan Life comes standard with keyless entry and start, rear view camera,…
BMW 7 Series Wins 2024 SA Car of The Year Competition
May 09, 2024 Motoring

BMW 7 Series Wins 2024 SA Car of The Year Competition

The BMW 7 Series clinched the 2024 SA Car of the Year (COTY) title at a prestigious gala event held on the 8th of May in Johannesburg. Among 18 finalists, it emerged as a standout contender, impressing COTY jurors from the South African Guild of…
LDV T60 range now officially on sale
May 08, 2024 Motoring

LDV T60 range now officially on sale

One of Australia’s favourite Utes are now available for sale in sunny South Africa. LDV South Africa today unveiled the details of its full range of pick-ups, with prices that start at R480 000. There will be ten distinct LDV T60 double cab pick-ups…
Mitsubishi Triton graduates to Shogun status
May 07, 2024 Motoring

Mitsubishi Triton graduates to Shogun status

Mitsubishi are giving their evergreen Triton the Shogun treatment, which encompasses a variety of unique touches and additional functional equipment. This limited-edition model is sure to appeal to enthusiasts while continuing to offer excellent…
Range Rover Experience Catalonia: A serene luxury escape
May 02, 2024 Motoring

Range Rover Experience Catalonia: A serene luxury escape

In the unmistakable refinement and luxury of a Range Rover, clients will discover the perfect match for Catalonia’s golden-hued valleys and vineyards. Throughout an exclusive three-day escape, guests will be presented with two unique residences that…
Two all-new Mazda EV models revealed at Auto China 2024
Apr 26, 2024 Motoring

Two all-new Mazda EV models revealed at Auto China 2024

Changan Mazda Automobile Corporation Ltd. (Changan Mazda), a Chinese company receiving investment from Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), at Auto China 2024,*1 unveiled the all-new electrified vehicle, Mazda EZ-6, and the Mazda Arata, the design…
ONE GWM on full display in Beijing
Apr 25, 2024 Motoring

ONE GWM on full display in Beijing

GWM is pulling out all the stops at this year's Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The show is the largest of its kind in the world, reflecting both the fact that China has grown to become the largest vehicle market in the world and in…
JAC Motors Introduces New T8 2.0L CTi for R399,900
Apr 25, 2024 Motoring

JAC Motors Introduces New T8 2.0L CTi for R399,900

JAC Motors announced the expansion of its T-Series double-cab range by introducing a T8 2.0L CTi 4x2 Lux derivative priced at R399,900. This expansion addresses intensified competition in the double-cab bakkie market, with new brands entering the…
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint turns 70
Apr 24, 2024 Motoring

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint turns 70

Turning 70 this year, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta – "Italy's sweethearth"– is a model that has made automotive history and remains to this day a benchmark for fans of four wheels. It was officially unveiled to the public on April 21, 1954, at the Turin…
All Range Rover. All electric. Tested for leadership
Apr 24, 2024 Motoring

All Range Rover. All electric. Tested for leadership

Range Rover Electric will lead the way for electric propulsion capability, refinement and luxury travel, with the first vehicle prototypes now deployed at some of the world’s most challenging test locations. The all-electric drivetrain is now being…
Opel Unveils Stunning Next Generation Grandland SUV
Apr 24, 2024 Motoring

Opel Unveils Stunning Next Generation Grandland SUV

Stylish and dynamic, spacious and versatile with a fully electrified drivetrain portfolio – this the new Opel Grandland unveiled by the Rüsselsheim-based carmaker today. The newcomer brings many design features first seen on the Opel Experimental…
Always forward: The new Kia Picanto
Apr 23, 2024 Motoring

Always forward: The new Kia Picanto

Kia South Africa this week introduces the new Picanto to the South African market with an updated exterior design, range of new colour options, and even better value proposition. The introduction also sees the Picanto range repositioned in the…
Range Rover Sport SV braking performance sets new standards
Apr 19, 2024 Motoring

Range Rover Sport SV braking performance sets new standards

Range Rover’s modern luxury performance flagship, the 467kW mild-hybrid Twin Turbo V8 Range Rover Sport SV, recently proved the stopping performance and durability benefits of its optional Carbon Ceramic Braking system by completing a two-week track…
Our Ford Stories video:Ford Forever
Apr 17, 2024 Motoring

Our Ford Stories video:Ford Forever

It gives us great enjoyment to share the newest video from Ford SA's 'Our Ford Stories' video series, coinciding with Ford South Africa's centenary celebrations. This video visits the well-known Lazarus dealership in Pretoria where Colin Lazarus…
Own your journey: The new Kia Seltos
Apr 17, 2024 Motoring

Own your journey: The new Kia Seltos

Kia South Africa this week introduces the new Seltos to the South African market with an updated exterior design, a significantly upgraded interior, and a pair of upgraded powertrains. The introduction also sees the Seltos range being revised and…
New JAECOO J7 officially launches in South Africa
Apr 15, 2024 Motoring

New JAECOO J7 officially launches in South Africa

The highly anticipated JAECOO J7 has officially launched in South Africa, hitting the market as the very first model from the newly established urban off-road SUV brand. Endowed with cutting-edge design and forward-thinking technologies, the J7 is…
A new Toyota crossover is revealed
Apr 04, 2024 Motoring

A new Toyota crossover is revealed

Toyota has launched its latest SUV offering called the Urban Cruiser Taisor in India, and this marks a noteworthy addition to Toyota’s growing passenger lineup. The Urban Cruiser Taisor is competitively priced in the Indian market and emerges as an…
Defender OCTA: A new high-performance hero
Mar 27, 2024 Motoring

Defender OCTA: A new high-performance hero

Original British adventure brand Defender will introduce a new high-performance, all-terrain hero in 2024: New Defender OCTA. The new flagship Defender will be the toughest, most capable and luxurious model in the line-up, charting new territory for…
Car crashes cause half of head injuries
Mar 22, 2024 Motoring

Car crashes cause half of head injuries

Yesterday was World Head Injury Awareness Day which brings attention to head injuries that can significantly change a person’s life. Motor vehicle, bicycle or vehicle pedestrian accidents are responsible for the most head injuries – an astounding…
New Peugeot E-5008 class-above electric large SUV
Mar 21, 2024 Motoring

New Peugeot E-5008 class-above electric large SUV

The new PEUGEOT E-5008 sets a new benchmark by becoming the only all-electric SUV to offer an exceptional living space for 7 passengers and up to 660 km electric range. Benefiting from the STLA Medium platform and a battery made in France, the…
Saving even more at the SA pump in 2024
Mar 21, 2024 Motoring

Saving even more at the SA pump in 2024

During the 2024 budget speech delivered on 21 February in Cape Town, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said the National Treasury will not increase the general fuel levy and Road Accident Fund (RAF) levy for 2024/25. The treasury would however,…
Designed for family life: Distinctive Discovery DNA
Mar 19, 2024 Motoring

Designed for family life: Distinctive Discovery DNA

Discovery Sport is a bold presence in any environment. Its Discovery DNA is clear to see, with a purposeful stance, rising waistline detail and distinctive roofline. Beautifully proportioned, it offers a unique, unmistakable character.…
Hilux and Fortuner 48V officially on sale
Mar 19, 2024 Motoring

Hilux and Fortuner 48V officially on sale

Toyota’s new Hilux and Fortuner 48V introduces electrification to the legendary pick-up and SUV range for the first time to deliver greater efficiency, improved driving performance and enhanced comfort in both urban and off-road environments. The…
Experience Vorsprung durch Technik: the new Audi Q6 e-tron
Mar 19, 2024 Motoring

Experience Vorsprung durch Technik: the new Audi Q6 e-tron

The new Audi Q6 e-tron is the first production model on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), marking the next step in the company’s transformation into a provider of premium electric mobility. The model is defined not only by impressive driving and…
Taking it to the C3 MAX
Mar 13, 2024 Motoring

Taking it to the C3 MAX

Hot off the heels of being named a finalist for the South African Car of the Year, the Citroën C3 range has an exciting new addition: the C3 MAX. This newest iteration of the acclaimed Citroën C3 lineup is tailored to meet the discerning needs of…
Toyota and Ford: SA’s most sold brand and model
Mar 12, 2024 Motoring

Toyota and Ford: SA’s most sold brand and model

In 2023, Toyota took top position as South Africa's most sold used car brand with 60,296 units sold, while the Ford Ranger reigned supreme as the country's most sold model with 20,156 units sold last year. That's according to the 2023 AutoTrader Car…
Combining killer roads and killer drivers
Mar 08, 2024 Motoring

Combining killer roads and killer drivers

In a recent article released by The Citizen, entitled ‘Killer road or killer driver?’ the infrastructure upgrade to Moloto Road was discussed along with the cause of many crashes on this road. Moloto Road is identified by the RTMC as the road with…
Enjoy Your First Class – In All Wheel Drive
Mar 08, 2024 Motoring

Enjoy Your First Class – In All Wheel Drive

Chery South Africa has unveiled its long-awaited new flagship, the Chery Tiggo 8 Pro MAX with all-wheel drive. The new model joins the growing Tiggo Pro line-up as the top of the range model and promises to welcome even more customers to this…
Long road trip ahead? Here’s how to pack your car
Mar 08, 2024 Motoring

Long road trip ahead? Here’s how to pack your car

Every Easter, the spirit of adventure beckons many South Africans to hit the open road for unforgettable journeys. Whether you’re heading to the coastal bliss of Durban or the scenic landscapes of the Garden Route, a well-packed car can make all the…
Tips to consider when buying a new car
Mar 08, 2024 Motoring

Tips to consider when buying a new car

More than half a million South Africans bought new cars during 2023. This is despite ever-increasing interest and inflation rates, and soaring cost of living, fuel, and car prices. And yet, even with around a million road accidents being reported…
Cortina Changed Ford’s Footprint in South Africa
Mar 07, 2024 Motoring

Cortina Changed Ford’s Footprint in South Africa

Ford’s Cortina was a car that redefined the boundaries between small and medium-sized cars that existed until that time. When the Mark I version launched in late 1962 it had a 1.2-litre engine, a unit that would normally be associated with a light…
Mazda SA to Discontinue Mazda BT-50 Production
Mar 07, 2024 Motoring

Mazda SA to Discontinue Mazda BT-50 Production

Mazda Southern African today announces the end of production and importation of the Mazda BT-50 Double Cab Pick-up for the South African market. Since it debuted in 2008, replacing Mazda’s successful B-series of LCV’s, the BT-50 has delivered mixed…
Toyota keeps momentum in a declining market
Mar 05, 2024 Motoring

Toyota keeps momentum in a declining market

Against a backdrop of declining vehicle sales, Toyota achieved yet another double-digit performance, recording 11,524 registrations for a sizeable 25,8% share of the new automotive market. Toyota South Africa’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing,…
New Volvo EX30 officially launches in SA
Feb 26, 2024 Motoring

New Volvo EX30 officially launches in SA

The new Volvo EX30 has officially launched in South Africa, arriving as one of the most accessible fully electric vehicles (EVs) in the country and signalling the growth trajectory of the Swedish luxury brand. As the cornerstone of Volvo’s strategic…
All-New Honda ELEVATE – You Are The Chase
Feb 23, 2024 Motoring

All-New Honda ELEVATE – You Are The Chase

Honda has introduced a fresh new face in their local SUV range: the All-New Elevate, with eye-catching styling, extensive features and driving capabilities that are bound to make it a success in the highly competitive SUV segment of the South…
GWM welcomes the GWM TANK 300 to its universe
Feb 22, 2024 Motoring

GWM welcomes the GWM TANK 300 to its universe

GWM South Africa has added a shining new star to its universe of models with the new GWM TANK 300. The new model not only introduces the GWM TANK brand, but with it a new world of pure-bred off-road performance and, as is commonplace for all GWM…
Visiting One of South Africa’s Best Model T Collections
Feb 21, 2024 Motoring

Visiting One of South Africa’s Best Model T Collections

In the heart of the Winelands is the farming town of Wellington, nestled against the foot of the Limietberg Mountains. Wellington is famous to the motoring enthusiast for being the gateway to Bain’s Kloof Pass, one of South Africa’s more famous…
Citroën C3 in the race for SA Car of the Year
Feb 14, 2024 Motoring

Citroën C3 in the race for SA Car of the Year

The Citroën C3 has been named one of the 18 finalists to vie for the prestigious Old Mutual Insure 2024 Car of the Year (COTY) title. The 38th running of the South African COTY competition recognises excellence in new vehicles launched to the local…
ORA 03 bound to impress at SA Car of the Year
Feb 13, 2024 Motoring

ORA 03 bound to impress at SA Car of the Year

South Africa’s most affordable electric car could soon be its best family car and the Car of the Year. The GWM ORA 03 is a finalist in the 2024 South African Car of the Year, hosted and adjudicated by the Guild of Mobility journalists. It was…
The All-New CR-V is here!
Feb 12, 2024 Motoring

The All-New CR-V is here!

Enhance your driving experience with the All-New Honda CR-V. The CR-V boasts a striking exterior with refined lines, sophisticated contours, and signature LED lighting. Step inside to discover a meticulously crafted interior, featuring premium…
New 2024 Jeep Wrangler Named Best SUV of 2024 by Cars.com
Feb 12, 2024 Motoring

New 2024 Jeep Wrangler Named Best SUV of 2024 by Cars.com

The new 2024 Jeep Wrangler is the Best SUV of 2024, according to Cars.com. The editors of Cars.com considered all SUVs available in the U.S. to determine which vehicle demonstrates the best combination of capability, versatility and value, selecting…
New records for a new year – Suzuki breaks the 5K barrier
Feb 05, 2024 Motoring

New records for a new year – Suzuki breaks the 5K barrier

Suzuki Auto South Africa and its network of dealers shattered every possible sales record in January for the best start to a year. Ever. According to the official sales report – published by industry body naamsa on the first business day of every…
Opel Increases Global Sales by a Strong 15 Percent in 2023
Feb 01, 2024 Motoring

Opel Increases Global Sales by a Strong 15 Percent in 2023

Opel grew significantly in 2023 with a sales increase of 15 percent. This is the highest percentage growth rate in more than 20 years. Global sales were up to around 670,000 vehicles giving the German manufacturer its highest registration numbers in…
All-New Electric Opel SUV will be Named Frontera
Jan 26, 2024 Motoring

All-New Electric Opel SUV will be Named Frontera

Opel has announced the return of the Frontera nameplate in 2024. The name will make its comeback on an all-new SUV model. The new Frontera, which will be presented later this year, will be a fun car with clever functional features. It will also…
2024: Honda FIT Facelift
Jan 23, 2024 Motoring

2024: Honda FIT Facelift

In addition to the recently facelifted FIT eHEV, Honda has refreshed the rest of the FIT range with new and sporty styling, in addition to enhanced specification levels. New design elements such as revised bumpers create a more cohesive,…
Chery is a top SUV Brand
Jan 23, 2024 Motoring

Chery is a top SUV Brand

Chery is South Africa’s second-largest SUV brand. The company received this news as the final sales statistics for 2023 were tallied and validated. It shows that Chery sold twice as many vehicles in 2023 as in 2022 and that it is the second…
More is more in the refreshed pocket-rocket GR Yaris
Jan 17, 2024 Motoring

More is more in the refreshed pocket-rocket GR Yaris

The fabled Toyota GR Yaris has received some notable upgrades, benefiting from technical, design and construction enhancements that promise to deliver an even greater driving experience. In the three years since the first car came off the line,…
Toyota ends off the year on an all-time high
Jan 11, 2024 Motoring

Toyota ends off the year on an all-time high

NAAMSA revealed that the South African motor industry is currently plagued by a litany of woes ranging from ongoing power outages to logistical issues at the ports, all of which conspired to reign in vehicle sales in 2023 substantively. This was…
A new era of excellence for the 2024 SAGMJ COTY jury
Jan 10, 2024 Motoring

A new era of excellence for the 2024 SAGMJ COTY jury

Embarking on another exciting chapter of the South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition, the 2024 COTY Committee announced its jury for the 38th annual competition. The jury for this year's competition includes seasoned professionals…
Opel Corsa Best-selling Small Car in Germany in 2023
Jan 09, 2024 Motoring

Opel Corsa Best-selling Small Car in Germany in 2023

The Opel Corsa has successfully defended its title as the most popular small car in Germany. According to official data published by the Federal Office for Motor Traffic (KBA), the Corsa was the best-selling vehicle in the B segment for the third…
OMODA a semi-finalist in the SAGMJ COTY!
Dec 27, 2023 Motoring

OMODA a semi-finalist in the SAGMJ COTY!

The OMODA C5 is a semi-finalist in the 2023/24 South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition. That’s right! One of South Africa's youngest vehicle brands has been picked as a contender in this esteemed competition by some of the best South…
The Peugeot Landtrek: Where innovation drives safety
Dec 21, 2023 Motoring

The Peugeot Landtrek: Where innovation drives safety

Unlocking peace of mind and confidence, the innovative vehicle safety features of the Peugeot Landtrek have redefined the essence of protection on the move. Beyond its robust design, it promises a driving experience where safety isn’t just a…
Stunning performance: The new McLaren GTS
Dec 20, 2023 Motoring

Stunning performance: The new McLaren GTS

McLaren has revealed the new GTS, which joins the McLaren line-up as a replacement for the GT. The super-lightweight GTS is engineered to delight drivers who demand the dynamic excellence and driving excitement of a McLaren and the ride comfort,…
Alfa Romeo “MILANO.” History in a name
Dec 15, 2023 Motoring

Alfa Romeo “MILANO.” History in a name

In April 2024 in Milan, Alfa Romeo will unveil to the world the first Sport Urban Vehicle in its history, which will also be available in a 100% electric version. It will be named MILANO, a genuine tribute to the city where it all began on June 24,…
One car sold every minute at WeBuyCars on Black Friday
Dec 14, 2023 Motoring

One car sold every minute at WeBuyCars on Black Friday

The used car market remains healthy, as evidenced by demand across WeBuyCars showrooms over the Black Friday week. From November 24th to 30th, WeBuyCars sold a car a minute for every minute that it was open for trade. On Black Friday alone, 864 cars…
Chery ready to strike in the local NEV market
Dec 11, 2023 Motoring

Chery ready to strike in the local NEV market

Chery is readying itself to “strike on all fronts” with a range of new energy vehicles (NEV) slated for introduction in 2024. The group – officially the largest vehicle exporter in China – reaffirmed its commitment to introduce hybrid (HEV), plug-in…
The inaugural TopGear Awards 2023
Dec 08, 2023 Motoring

The inaugural TopGear Awards 2023

The inaugural TopGear South Africa Awards, in partnership with Wesbank, South Africa's leading asset-based finance provider for personal and business financial needs, took place last night at the prestigious Steyn City Helistop in Northern…
2024: Honda FIT e:HEV Facelift
Dec 07, 2023 Motoring

2024: Honda FIT e:HEV Facelift

Honda has refreshed the FIT Hybrid model with new, sportier styling, alongside an increase in both performance and the level of standard equipment available. New design elements such as revised bumpers create a more cohesive, characterful aesthetic,…
Hyundai IONIQ 5 N is Top Gear’s Car of the Year for 2023
Dec 06, 2023 Motoring

Hyundai IONIQ 5 N is Top Gear’s Car of the Year for 2023

Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 N electric hyper hatch has made a storming start to life by being crowned Car of the Year at the 2023 TopGear.com Awards. The IONIQ 5 N was revealed in July this year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it received universal…
Toyota Maintains Its Lead In A Weakening Market
Dec 05, 2023 Motoring

Toyota Maintains Its Lead In A Weakening Market

As highlighted by NAAMSA, new vehicle sales are trending in the wrong direction on the back of a resurgence in load-shedding, compounded by several crises on the Transnet front with the latest casualty being port logistics. With just over 45,000…
New vehicle sales strain
Dec 04, 2023 Motoring

New vehicle sales strain

New vehicle sales bore their biggest losses during November since the beginning of 2021 when the market was beginning its slow recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to figures released by naamsa | the Automotive Business Council, SA’s new…
Introducing the New TIGGO 7 Pro Max
Nov 27, 2023 Motoring

Introducing the New TIGGO 7 Pro Max

As the champions of more, Chery South Africa is proud to announce a new addition to the TIGGO 7 Pro range, the New TIGGO 7 Pro Max. Engineered for every adventure, the TIGGO 7 Pro Max provides the option of a versatile all-wheel drive model and…
When Fiat Topolino meets Topolino, magic happens
Nov 23, 2023 Motoring

When Fiat Topolino meets Topolino, magic happens

FIAT homages Disney ‘s 100th anniversary with an exclusive gift, by designing 5 theme-based versions of the new Fiat Topolino dedicated to Mickey Mouse. The presentation of the five Topolino one-offs took place at Casa 500, on the fourth floor of…
Progressive purist: The new MINI Countryman S ALL4
Nov 23, 2023 Motoring

Progressive purist: The new MINI Countryman S ALL4

The MINI Countryman is the largest and most versatile in the entire MINI model range. The all-rounder is agile in the city, comfortable in the countryside and also suitable for trips off paved roads. The enthusiasm for typical MINI driving fun knows…
Five out of five for the new Jimny
Nov 15, 2023 Motoring

Five out of five for the new Jimny

Three versions of the new five-door Jimny now available Ever wished for a longer, roomier Jimny? Pop in to your nearest dealer! Suzuki Auto South Africa has launched the five-door Jimny in South Africa after giving expectant fans a sneak peek at the…
JAC Motors Enhances Warranties and Service Plans
Nov 10, 2023 Motoring

JAC Motors Enhances Warranties and Service Plans

With a growing interest in JAC Motors' products, the company is making a significant move to enhance customer after-sales plans for its dependable workhorse line-up. This decisive step reinforces the company's confidence in its products and…
Toyota keeps momentum in a declining market
Nov 03, 2023 Motoring

Toyota keeps momentum in a declining market

Bucking industry trends, Toyota maintains its sales momentum by delivering 12,440 units in October for a 27,4% slice of the new vehicle market; year-to-date this equates to a 26,7% share. It’s the sixth time this year that Toyota has crested the…
Suzuki shatters records in declining market
Nov 03, 2023 Motoring

Suzuki shatters records in declining market

Suzuki Auto South Africa has set a new record for the number of vehicles sold by dealers to private buyers. Naamsa, the business council for the automotive industry, reports that Suzuki sold 3 857 new cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles to customers…
CarsAwards heads for Gerotek – and Mall of Africa
Nov 02, 2023 Motoring

CarsAwards heads for Gerotek – and Mall of Africa

It’s a big week for the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards, with 39 finalist vehicles in 13 categories of the 2023/24 programme – as well as 20 judges – heading for the Gerotek testing facility to complete two days of back-to-back, real-world testing.…
Discovery Sport: Ready for adventure
Nov 01, 2023 Motoring

Discovery Sport: Ready for adventure

Versatile by design, the Discovery Sport adapts to every kind of family adventure and provides enhanced convenience and comfort on every trip. Compact exterior dimensions disguise a uniquely spacious and versatile interior. The redesigned centre…
Video: #OurFordStory Video #2 - Model T Marriage Carriage
Oct 30, 2023 Motoring

Video: #OurFordStory Video #2 - Model T Marriage Carriage

Ford South Africa is celebrating its Centenary with several exciting events and activities including the #OurFordStory video series that chronicles Ford’s century-long journey in South Africa, as well as some of the milestones and highlights along…
Classic Cars: assets that demolish generation stereotypes
Oct 30, 2023 Motoring

Classic Cars: assets that demolish generation stereotypes

The "generation gap" is a myth—at least when it comes to classic cars. Raise your hand if you think puppies are cute, that family is important, if travelling is on your bucket list or if you have a dream car. Chances are you answered yes – just like…
JAC Motors Unveils New T9 Range-Topper
Oct 24, 2023 Motoring

JAC Motors Unveils New T9 Range-Topper

In an eagerly awaited move, JAC Motors South Africa has introduced the new T9 double-cab range, representing the pinnacle of its T-Series line-up. The T9, first unveiled at the Shanghai Automotive Show only six months ago, resulted from over four…
Introducing the New TIGGO 7 Pro Max
Oct 16, 2023 Motoring

Introducing the New TIGGO 7 Pro Max

As the champions of more, Chery South Africa is proud to announce a new addition to the TIGGO 7 Pro range, the New TIGGO 7 Pro Max. The New TIGGO 7 Pro Max is built for all adventures with an advanced all-wheel drive system offering 6 intelligent…
Suzuki celebrates multiple award nominations
Oct 10, 2023 Motoring

Suzuki celebrates multiple award nominations

And the winners are… Suzuki customers! Suzuki has emerged as the most popular brand in the entry-level and budget segments in this year’s Cars.co.za Consumer Awards. Cars.co.za, the authoritative online vehicle retail and news platform, last week…
Toyota grows share in challenging market
Oct 05, 2023 Motoring

Toyota grows share in challenging market

In a market constrained by a multitude of factors, most notably soaring fuel costs coupled with volatile commodity prices, Toyota has once again bucked the trend by posting significant growth to take a commanding share of 27.6%. In the month of…
Suzuki ends third quarter on a high
Oct 04, 2023 Motoring

Suzuki ends third quarter on a high

Suzuki Auto South Africa ended the third quarter on a high note when it sold 4 478 new passenger and commercial vehicles. The company's sales for the month of September, the last month of the third sales quarter, translate to a share of 14.14% of…
The Abarth 595: Sixty years of the “small, but wicked”
Oct 02, 2023 Motoring

The Abarth 595: Sixty years of the “small, but wicked”

Sixty years ago, in September 1963, Carlo Abarth unveiled the Fiat-Abarth 595 to the world. Based on the Fiat 500 D, a model that had been increasingly more successful since 1961, the new Fiat-Abarth 595 took its name from its displacement, which…
The JOLION Experience: Love at first touch
Sep 22, 2023 Motoring

The JOLION Experience: Love at first touch

Since its local introduction in 2021, the HAVAL JOLION SUV has become the best-selling model in the GWM range and has played a major role in HAVAL Motors South Africa (HMSA) becoming the first Chinese automaker to regularly feature in the top ten…
Updated: More Style and Bang for Buck in Toyota Vitz
Sep 22, 2023 Motoring

Updated: More Style and Bang for Buck in Toyota Vitz

Toyota South Africa Motors has expanded its Toyota Vitz line-up, and it now includes a stylish model called X-Cite. The X-Cite offers South African buyers the option of an affordable, yet stylish and attractive model. Featuring orange trim…
Another milestone for the Chery Group
Sep 20, 2023 Motoring

Another milestone for the Chery Group

Chery Holding Group continues to smash records and break moulds in the group’s ongoing march on the global automotive market. August was no different. The group set yet another single-month sales record with 171 262 vehicles sold, a year-on-year…
Ford Set to Add Vibrant and Dynamic Puma to SA Line-up
Sep 15, 2023 Motoring

Ford Set to Add Vibrant and Dynamic Puma to SA Line-up

Ford is set to launch the exciting Puma in South Africa in October 2023, introducing its vibrant SUV-inspired compact crossover to local customers. The Puma fuses an unmissable silhouette, uncompromised load space and interior comfort, along with…
Lexus RX opens a new chapter
Sep 14, 2023 Motoring

Lexus RX opens a new chapter

The Lexus RX, the car that imagined the luxury SUV, has entered its fifth generation with a brand-new design, new powertrains, greater performance, refined luxury, unparalleled safety and for the first time, a revolutionary plug-in hybrid model.…
Mazda CX-60 Takumi destined for SA
Sep 12, 2023 Motoring

Mazda CX-60 Takumi destined for SA

The Mazda CX-60, which arrived in SA earlier this year, is fast becoming a favourite in the Mazda stable. The elegant SUV is turning heads around the country and, to add to the excitement, Mazda Southern Africa has announced that the CX-60 Takumi…
Lotus unveils Emeya, its first Hyper-GT
Sep 08, 2023 Motoring

Lotus unveils Emeya, its first Hyper-GT

Lotus unveils Emeya, the company’s first four-door hyper-GT, in New York City. “Bringing together our rich heritage with intelligent performance and the latest cutting-edge technologies, we’re pushing the boundaries for how a luxury electric vehicle…
Updated Mazda2 now available in SA
Sep 05, 2023 Motoring

Updated Mazda2 now available in SA

The Mazda2 is a clever, compact car designed to offer everything a modern driver wants and needs in an efficient package. As a rule, Mazda styling stands out from the crowd, and on the Mazda2’s compact frame the brand’s flowing ‘KODO – Soul of…
Lexus: making luxury personal
Sep 01, 2023 Motoring

Lexus: making luxury personal

The Lexus vision is a unique one. By transforming function into emotion, performance into passion and technology into imagination, the Lexus story is special. The fundamentals of the brand are centred around craftsmanship, the customer and…
Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale: daring to dream
Sep 01, 2023 Motoring

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale: daring to dream

Alfa Romeo is delighted to announce the rebirth of the custom-built 33 Stradale, a veritable “manifesto” of the Italian brand’s capabilities – now and in the future – in terms of style and driving experience. Made in only 33 exclusive units,…
Stellantis will make an impression at FOM 2023
Aug 25, 2023 Motoring

Stellantis will make an impression at FOM 2023

Stellantis brands are getting ready to engage with visitors at this year’s Festival of Motoring, which takes place at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit this Friday 25 August 2023. One of South Africa’s largest importers and global automotive giant is…
OMODA joins lineup at the 2023 Festival of Motoring
Aug 24, 2023 Motoring

OMODA joins lineup at the 2023 Festival of Motoring

OMODA, the new, modern and luxurious vehicle brand, has announced its participation in this year's highly anticipated event, the Festival of Motoring, a cornerstone of the South African motoring calendar. Scheduled to take place from August 25th to…
Family fun with the Suzuki XL6
Aug 24, 2023 Motoring

Family fun with the Suzuki XL6

Fun for large families is spelt with three letters. With the introduction of its extra-large SUV with space for six people - á la the XL6 - Suzuki is bringing great looks and fun to a market segment starved for stand-out style. The new Suzuki XL6 is…
3 Days to Go to the Festival of Motoring
Aug 23, 2023 Motoring

3 Days to Go to the Festival of Motoring

3 Days to Go to the Festival of Motoring Get ready to dive into an automotive paradise like no other! We're thrilled to announce that a remarkable lineup of 22 OEMs has been confirmed for this year's Festival of Motoring powered by WesBank. From…
GWM out in full force at the 2023 Festival of Motoring
Aug 22, 2023 Motoring

GWM out in full force at the 2023 Festival of Motoring

HAVAL, the leading Chinese motor vehicle manufacturer in South Africa and a forerunner in the field of New Energy Vehicle (NEV) technology, will be out in full force at the 2023 Festival of Motoring, hosted once more at the home of South African…
4 Days to Go: What to expect at FOM2023
Aug 22, 2023 Motoring

4 Days to Go: What to expect at FOM2023

The final countdown has begun! Festival of Motoring powered by WesBank is only 4 days away! Gear up for a high-octane automotive extravaganza like no other. As the countdown reaches its final stages, let's take a sneak peek at what's in store for…
MasterDrive at the Festival of Motoring 2023
Aug 22, 2023 Motoring

MasterDrive at the Festival of Motoring 2023

MasterDrive is excited to announce its return to the Festival of Motoring for the second year. The Festival of Motoring is taking place from 24 to 27 August. MasterDrive is participating automotive event in a number of different ways. If you are…
Facelifted Mazda3 offers more tech and styling choices
Aug 17, 2023 Motoring

Facelifted Mazda3 offers more tech and styling choices

Since its debut in 2003 the Mazda3 has earned a reputation as one of the most iconic hatchbacks on the road, and quickly became Mazda’s best-selling model worldwide. The sleek, modern hatch is designed to turn heads, and the recent facelift adds…
Shape Your New – The all-new Suzuki Fronx
Aug 17, 2023 Motoring

Shape Your New – The all-new Suzuki Fronx

Suzuki Auto is inviting South Africans to Shape Your New with the fresh and funky Fronx. The Fronx introduces a new styling concept – that of a Coupé SUV – to the Suzuki line-up and offers motorists a unique combination of style, performance and…
Are you on the grid for the 2023 Festival of Motoring?
Aug 14, 2023 Motoring

Are you on the grid for the 2023 Festival of Motoring?

The numbers don’t lie. The Festival of Motoring was confirmed by all who attended the 2022 event to be one of the highlights of the annual South African motoring calendar. Where else can you showcase so much variety, so many automotive brands and so…
BAC to launch new supercar at Monterey Car Week
Aug 10, 2023 Motoring

BAC to launch new supercar at Monterey Car Week

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is to unveil a new single-seater supercar at Monterey Car Week 2023 in California. The new high-performance model, which will make its global debut on August 17 at the ‘House of BAC’ in the heartland of Carmel Valley,…
Toyota GR Supra now Available in Manual Transmission
Aug 07, 2023 Motoring

Toyota GR Supra now Available in Manual Transmission

Toyota has listened to sports car fans and customers who love the control and rewards offered by precisely timed manual gear shifts. As of 10 May 2023, the Toyota GR Supra is available in manual transmission. Power output has also been upped in the…
A bold statement in the compact luxury segment
Aug 07, 2023 Motoring

A bold statement in the compact luxury segment

A Statement The rejuvenated Mercedes-Benz A‑Class retains its youthful and dynamic character, yet it is also more grown up and comfortable than ever. The A-Class has completely redefined modern luxury in the compact class and revolutionises interior…
 ISUZU adds value-oriented 1.9 LS to mu-X range
Aug 07, 2023 Motoring

ISUZU adds value-oriented 1.9 LS to mu-X range

ISUZU Motors South Africa has launched a new value-oriented version of its mu-X seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), in the form of the all-new 1.9 LS 4x2 AT. The new budget-friendly derivative, along with the addition of a 4x4 version of the…
Enjoy your first class with the new Tiggo 8 Pro
Aug 03, 2023 Motoring

Enjoy your first class with the new Tiggo 8 Pro

First class has just gotten better. Chery South Africa has just unveiled an upgraded Chery Tiggo 8 Pro and Tiggo 8 Pro MAX with more features, upgraded styling and a wholly redesigned interior. In February 2022, Chery invited South Africans to Enjoy…
All-new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado unveiled
Aug 03, 2023 Motoring

All-new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado unveiled

The all-new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado family SUV has made its world premiere, bringing with it significant mechanical upgrades, enhanced performance, and rugged styling changes ahead of its arrival in South Africa next year. Since its arrival in the…
GR Corolla resets the benchmark for hot hatch segment
Jul 26, 2023 Motoring

GR Corolla resets the benchmark for hot hatch segment

Toyota’s sub brand Gazoo Racing keeps bringing the heat, and this time with a fire-breathing GR Corolla. Joining the GR86, GR Supra and GR Yaris in the high-performance TOYOTA GAZOO Racing family, the GR Corolla features a turbocharged petrol…
Mercedes-AMG presents the SL 43: An icon reborn
Jul 24, 2023 Motoring

Mercedes-AMG presents the SL 43: An icon reborn

In the 70 years of its development history, the SL experienced the transformation from a thoroughbred racing car to an open-top luxury sports car - and has long enjoyed legendary status, not least for this reason. The new Mercedes-AMG SL now marks…
A limited edition Hilux with X-Factor appeal
Jul 21, 2023 Motoring

A limited edition Hilux with X-Factor appeal

South Africa’s bestselling vehicle, the Toyota Hilux, gets a new limited edition for the 2023 model year. Taking everything people love about the indomitable Hilux and dialling it up to the max, the new Hilux Raider X Limited Edition is now in…
Grander Opel Grandland
Jul 13, 2023 Motoring

Grander Opel Grandland

Elegantly sporty with intuitive controls and innovative technologies – this is the new Opel Grandland. With the fully digital Pure Panel, the new model offers the driver a completely different cockpit experience. The Opel SUV flagship also features…
New Lexus LX: the ultimate luxury SUV
Jul 07, 2023 Motoring

New Lexus LX: the ultimate luxury SUV

The LX has long been a luxury SUV icon distinguished by an indomitable duality. On the one hand, its comfortable ride quality and long list of luxury amenities have defined it as the ultimate long-range cruiser, while on the other hand its…
Lexus NX - the luxury of choice
Jul 07, 2023 Motoring

Lexus NX - the luxury of choice

The all-new NX opens a whole new chapter for Lexus, heralding new directions in design, powertrains and dynamic handling that deliver a more rewarding and connected driving experience. Next-generation multimedia and connectivity coupled with the…
23YM Honda CB750 Hornet
Jun 29, 2023 Motoring

23YM Honda CB750 Hornet

Honda’s brand­new Hornet reveals its sting. Carrying zero excess mass, class­leading power­to­weight ratio is delivered by a 67.5kW and 75Nm engine driving a 190kg package. The all­new, eight­valve parallel twin­cylinder unit delivers both top end…
Opel Unveils New Iconic ‘Blitz’ Emblem
Jun 28, 2023 Motoring

Opel Unveils New Iconic ‘Blitz’ Emblem

Opel has revealed a new interpretation of its iconic emblem, the ‘Blitz’, which will feature on production vehicles as early as 2024. It will continue to form a central element of the Opel Compass, one of the main features of the Rüsselsheim-based…
Alfa Romeo Stelvio: Evolving is art
Jun 22, 2023 Motoring

Alfa Romeo Stelvio: Evolving is art

Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio caused a sensation in the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) world when it was introduced. It was the dynamic brand’s first modern foray into the SUV market and it had to bring two Alfa Romeo hallmarks to this vehicle category: styling…
The all-new Renault Rafale: Conquering New Horizons
Jun 19, 2023 Motoring

The all-new Renault Rafale: Conquering New Horizons

Now that the campaign to reconquer the C-segment – one of the main goals in the Renaulution strategic plan – is well under way with the Megane E-Tech electric, Arkana and Austral success stories, it’s time for Renault to make its next move on the…
Affordability drives Light Vehicle sales rankings
Jun 13, 2023 Motoring

Affordability drives Light Vehicle sales rankings

Affordability appears to be driving new Light Vehicle (LV) sales, and the absence of a premium brand in South Africa’s Top 10 sellers underlines this reality. “Premium brands BMW and Mercedes-Benz have both exited the Top 10 in recent years – BMW in…
New 2.4L Turbo Subaru Outback added to local line-up
Jun 12, 2023 Motoring

New 2.4L Turbo Subaru Outback added to local line-up

Subaru Southern Africa has announced the introduction of the new Subaru Outback XT derivative into the local line-up with a choice of 3 Outback models now available in South Africa. The Subaru XT becomes the flagship in the range as the most…
All-new Mitsubishi Outlander hits the road in South Africa
Jun 05, 2023 Motoring

All-new Mitsubishi Outlander hits the road in South Africa

The all-new Mitsubishi Outlander is ready to wow South Africans as it goes on sale with its combination of modern interior and exterior design, the best in all-wheel drive technologies and convenient seating for seven occupants as it takes up the…
The 2023 South African Car of the Year Winners Announced
Jun 05, 2023 Motoring

The 2023 South African Car of the Year Winners Announced

The highly anticipated Old Mutual Insure South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition culminated in an electrifying event held in Johannesburg, where, after months of meticulous evaluation, the overall champion and category winners were revealed…
Toyota Hilux is SA’s bestselling vehicle in may
Jun 05, 2023 Motoring

Toyota Hilux is SA’s bestselling vehicle in may

Against a backdrop of yet another interest rate hike and a Rand that’s in free fall, Toyota has once again shown its resilience by posting a leading 26,4% market share, selling more than one out of every five new vehicles. This translates to 11,395…
Chery Tiggo 8 Pro MAX is the people’s choice
Jun 05, 2023 Motoring

Chery Tiggo 8 Pro MAX is the people’s choice

The Chery Tiggo 8 Pro MAX was chosen last night as the Motor Enthusiast’s Choice at the Car of the Year gala evening in Johannesburg, which was hosted by the SA Guild of Mobility Journalists and their sponsor Old Mutual Insurance. The Award means…
First UK customer takes delivery of the Rimac Nevera
Jun 01, 2023 Motoring

First UK customer takes delivery of the Rimac Nevera

With production of the Rimac Nevera underway in Zagreb, Croatia, customers around the world are receiving their cars. Among them is the first UK customer, who took delivery of their Nevera in February this year from the UK’s exclusive Rimac dealer…
Subaru Southern Africa introduces the all-new Crosstrek
Jun 01, 2023 Motoring

Subaru Southern Africa introduces the all-new Crosstrek

Subaru Southern Africa introduces a new chapter in the Compact Crossover space here in South Africa. The all-new Subaru Crosstrek is now available in South Africa offering next-generation vehicle safety, refinement, comfort, and capability. The…
Hyundai Tucson steps up with sporty N Line treatment
Jun 01, 2023 Motoring

Hyundai Tucson steps up with sporty N Line treatment

A new flagship Hyundai Tucson with even more attitude – fitted with All-Wheel Drive and sporty and distinctive N Line exterior design features and differentiating interior details – has been launched in South Africa. Hyundai’s Tucson N Line is not…
The new BMW 5 Series Sedan
May 25, 2023 Motoring

The new BMW 5 Series Sedan

Kindly note the BMW i5 eDrive40 and the BMW 530e Plug-In Hybrid portrayed in the images will not be offered in South Africa. The new BMW 5 Series Sedan - Infographic (05/2023). The new BMW 5 Series Sedan - Infographic (05/2023). The new BMW 5 Series…
Jeep® fans Go Topless
May 22, 2023 Motoring

Jeep® fans Go Topless

Annual Jeep® craze returns to South Africa this weekend for Jeep Go Topless Day (#JeepGoToplessDay). The global Jeep brand institution continues to rise from one success to another and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever.…
The all-new P-Series LTD
May 19, 2023 Motoring

The all-new P-Series LTD

GWM has expanded their P-Series Pickup range with the unveiling of the limited edition 4x4 flagship model that will provide the perfect Pickup solution. The P-Series LTD will not only cater for the daily commuters and families but also leisure…
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport rewarded with Shogun treatment
May 19, 2023 Motoring

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport rewarded with Shogun treatment

In 2022 the Pajero Sport was one of Mitsubishi’s best-selling models and at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day a special edition Pajero Sport Shogun will be unveiled in celebration of that success. With seven seats the Pajero Sport is unique in the way…
Mitsubishi Triton prototype breaks cover
May 19, 2023 Motoring

Mitsubishi Triton prototype breaks cover

At this year’s Nampo Harvest Day Mitsubishi Motors will be unveiling the ultimate iteration of their popular Triton double cab. The Mitsubishi Triton Halo AT35 is based on the flagship Triton double cab 4x4 and was developed in conjunction with…
Vitz for Victory
May 17, 2023 Motoring

Vitz for Victory

The all-new Toyota Vitz is the latest entrant in the small-car segment for the Japanese automaker and it will reinforce the company’s status as the leading purveyor of motor vehicles in South Africa, underpinned once again by the fact that the…
Citroën Mehari: 55 years and still inspiring
May 17, 2023 Motoring

Citroën Mehari: 55 years and still inspiring

It was on 16 May 1968, 55 years ago, at the heart of the French student protest movement, that Citroën revealed its new vehicle at the Deauville golf course: the Mehari. An atypical pick-up offering from 28 to 32 hp, with an ABS (acrylonitrile…
Next Gen Mitsubishi Outlander to be revealed at Nampo 2023
May 17, 2023 Motoring

Next Gen Mitsubishi Outlander to be revealed at Nampo 2023

The highly anticipated Mitsubishi Outlander will finally make its local debut at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day, the largest agricultural show in the Southern hemisphere, held annually in Bothaville. At Nampo Harvest Day Mitsubishi will showcase four…
GR Corolla Ready to Rocket Out of SA Dealerships
May 17, 2023 Motoring

GR Corolla Ready to Rocket Out of SA Dealerships

Toyota South Africa is proud to announce that orders for its latest sports car, the GR Corolla, are now open in South Africa. The GR Corolla has been eagerly awaited by sports car enthusiasts and Toyota customers alike, and there is now an…
OMODA widens appeal of C5
May 16, 2023 Motoring

OMODA widens appeal of C5

OMODA South Africa has expanded the OMODA C5 range from three to five models including the introduction of Luxury and Luxury S grades. Prior to the introduction of these new models, the OMODA C5 range consists of the Tech, Elegance and Elegance S…
Chery sets new global sales record
May 15, 2023 Motoring

Chery sets new global sales record

Chery sold a record 126 713 vehicles in April. This number includes both domestic and international sales. It is an impressive 128% higher than the same month last year and it pushes Chery’s global sales to 457 048 vehicles in the first quarter of…
Toyota GR Supra now Available in Manual Transmission
May 14, 2023 Motoring

Toyota GR Supra now Available in Manual Transmission

Toyota has listened to sports car fans and customers who love the control and rewards offered by precisely timed manual gear shifts. As of 10 May 2023, the Toyota GR Supra is available in manual transmission. Power output has also been upped in the…
Leading legacy: The new Kia Sportage CRDi
May 04, 2023 Motoring

Leading legacy: The new Kia Sportage CRDi

Kia South Africa today introduces three new turbodiesel derivatives to its highly acclaimed Sportage line-up to complement the popular 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol range that was launched in September last year. The introduction of the turbodiesel…
Legendary Opel Corsa Lite grown up
Apr 24, 2023 Motoring

Legendary Opel Corsa Lite grown up

OPEL has refreshed the popular Corsa range for 2023 with even more appealing features and desirable performance to match its smashing good looks. The future-ready German city car blends everyday driving fun with big car technology. It’s one of the…
OMODA and JAECOO make their bow
Apr 20, 2023 Motoring

OMODA and JAECOO make their bow

The Chery Group stunned crowds at the 20th Shanghai Auto Show yesterday when it officially revealed OMODA and JAECOO as independent brands. Each brand, which will have their own identity, models and target markets, was revealed together with unique,…
Flagship spec and tech for the all-new Grand Vitara
Apr 20, 2023 Motoring

Flagship spec and tech for the all-new Grand Vitara

There is a new flagship in town, filled to the brim with new technology, luxury features and an eye-catching design. The all-new Suzuki Grand Vitara is now officially on sale at Suzuki dealers across South Africa. It follows a short few months after…
Fiat Uno, the vehicle from the future
Apr 19, 2023 Motoring

Fiat Uno, the vehicle from the future

After having recounted the story of the Fiat Uno’s “rivoluzionosa” ad campaign, Heritage Stellantis’ team now presents a second video (link) which reveals how special this Fiat icon created 40 years ago is in terms of technological innovation…
Chery set to dazzle at the Shanghai Auto Show
Apr 18, 2023 Motoring

Chery set to dazzle at the Shanghai Auto Show

Chery is gearing up to dazzle visitors, both in-person and online, at the much-belated Shanghai Auto Show. Scheduled for 18 to 27 April in Shanghai, the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition is considered one of the most important…
Ignition TV expands to DSTV’s Access bouquet
Apr 04, 2023 Motoring

Ignition TV expands to DSTV’s Access bouquet

IGNITION TV, South Africa’s No 1 destination for car fanatics and petrolheads is about to shift a gear. From April, it will be included in DStv’s fast-growing Access platform, bringing its unique blend of adrenalin-fuelled entertainment and sound…
Range-topping Volkswagen Polo Vivo GT gets a fresh new look
Apr 03, 2023 Motoring

Range-topping Volkswagen Polo Vivo GT gets a fresh new look

The second-generation Volkswagen Polo Vivo has sold close to 120 000 units since its launch in the local market in 2018 The Polo Vivo GT will now be getting a new look which includes a new exterior colour and interior features Close to 120 000 (119…
Stylish Enhancements for Reimagined Fortuner
Mar 31, 2023 Motoring

Stylish Enhancements for Reimagined Fortuner

Bolder, more aggressive design for SA bestseller Catamaran-inspired elements elevate Fortuner Subtle cabin updates including an all-new interior colour palette As the most trusted name in the medium SUV segment, Toyota is proud to present the 2023…
The ground-breaking Kia EV9 revealed
Mar 16, 2023 Motoring

The ground-breaking Kia EV9 revealed

Strong SUV identity fused with elegant EV styling to reshape both the segment and way of life for the electrified era Inspired by Kia’s ‘Opposites United’ design philosophy, the EV9 combines contrasting qualities of nature and modernity in its…
CAPE 1000 Welcomes the Public!
Mar 14, 2023 Motoring

CAPE 1000 Welcomes the Public!

South Africa's most beautiful drive is back with the Cape 1000 Road Rally, showcasing South Africa's finest automotive machines. The event's second edition promises to be even bigger and better than the previous one, with an exceptional line-up of…
Kia EV9 SUV exterior teased in video clips
Mar 02, 2023 Motoring

Kia EV9 SUV exterior teased in video clips

Kia releases teaser clips offering glimpse of the Kia EV9 exterior design Sleek silhouette, signature lighting, clear-cut lines hint at electric SUV’s bold and confident look The Kia EV9 to accelerate the brand’s transformation towards a sustainable…
Xtra Features for Toyota Hilux
Mar 01, 2023 Motoring

Xtra Features for Toyota Hilux

The Toyota Hilux remains South Africa's most popular vehicle, often topping not only the light commercial vehicle (LCV) sales charts but the overall one too. Offered in four bodyshape configurations; single, xtra, chassis and double-cab - there is a…
The PEUGEOT 205 is turning 40: an alluring sacred number!
Feb 27, 2023 Motoring

The PEUGEOT 205 is turning 40: an alluring sacred number!

On 24th February 1983, PEUGEOT made a splash by launching the 205. This model cemented the brand in the modern era, both in terms of product, marketing, and motorsport. A look back at an alluring epic story... the origin of a long line of successful…
New FIAT 500X: bolder than ever
Feb 16, 2023 Motoring

New FIAT 500X: bolder than ever

New Fiat 500X Cross and Sport derivatives Extended Soft Top offers unrivalled open-air motoring 6-speed automatic transmission with Stop/Start technology Brimming with technology to enable your next adventure Fiat’s popular 500X range is fresher…
Alfa Romeo Giulia named
Feb 15, 2023 Motoring

Alfa Romeo Giulia named "Best Car" once again

Italian sports saloon wins the "mid-size import" category in the readers' competition of the magazine "auto motor und sport "*. The victory in "Best Cars 2023" is already the sixth success for the Alfa Romeo Giulia in the past seven years. 18…
What Light Vehicles Mean for Car Dealers
Feb 10, 2023 Motoring

What Light Vehicles Mean for Car Dealers

Twenty companies from England visit ElectricBrands in Germany The car industry in Europe is changing since the transition to electric cars has not been without consequence for many companies. They often need to realign themselves to meet the…
The new BMW X5 and the new BMW X6
Feb 08, 2023 Motoring

The new BMW X5 and the new BMW X6

BMW presents the extensively updated new editions of its successful Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupé (SAC) for the luxury segment. The new BMW X5 and new BMW X6 emphasise their inherent poise and assurance with detailed design…
Five out of five for OMODA C5
Feb 06, 2023 Motoring

Five out of five for OMODA C5

First Chery ever tested by Euro NCAP OMODA C5 receives full five-star rating High scores for both occupant protection and dynamic safety systems Chery has left no doubt about its global aspirations with a top-notch performance in the Euro NCAP…
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross GLS Exceed kicks off 2023
Feb 03, 2023 Motoring

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross GLS Exceed kicks off 2023

Model year refinements and additional specification characterise the top of the range Eclipse Cross GLS Exceed. The 1.5-litre turbocharged engine offers a combination of performance and efficiency. The Eclipse Cross GLS Exceed features the latest in…
The GLE and GLE Coupé: Bestsellers now even better
Feb 02, 2023 Motoring

The GLE and GLE Coupé: Bestsellers now even better

Electrified: new diesel models with 48-volt system Even more to experience: useful functions for off-road use and trailer operation Digitised: MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment system now even more intelligent The Mercedes-Benz GLE…
Alfa Romeo stars at the Parisian Rétromobile show
Jan 30, 2023 Motoring

Alfa Romeo stars at the Parisian Rétromobile show

The 47th edition of Rétromobile, Europe's oldest classic car show, will be held from February 1-5, 2023. The 1989 Alfa Romeo S.Z. and the 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint will star at the Stellantis' Heritage stand at the Parisian event. The Alfa…
The all-new BMW M3 CS
Jan 25, 2023 Motoring

The all-new BMW M3 CS

BMW M GmbH will maintain its focus on adding highly appealing special-edition models to its product range in 2023. The all-new BMW M3 CS brings even greater intensity to the racing allure that marks out the company’s successful high-performance…
HAVAL Jolion HEV combines performance and efficiency
Jan 24, 2023 Motoring

HAVAL Jolion HEV combines performance and efficiency

IN CHARGE. UNPLUGGED. Introducing the all-new HAVAL Jolion Hybrid. Bookings are open, Haval will be in contact or alternatively send requests to brand@haval.co.za, att. Nicole The HAVAL Jolion HEV boasts a sophisticated hybrid powertrain. HAVAL SA…
Mercedes-EQE: the new business avant-garde
Jan 18, 2023 Motoring

Mercedes-EQE: the new business avant-garde

The business saloon EQE is the second model to be based on the premium-class electric architecture (EVA2), following the luxury EQS saloon that was launched in South Africa in 2022. Just a few months after the South African launch of the EQS,…
BMW 7 Series in South Africa
Jan 18, 2023 Motoring

BMW 7 Series in South Africa

With the new BMW 7 Series, the world’s most successful manufacturer of premium vehicles creates forward-looking ways to enjoy driving pleasure, unsurpassed long-distance comfort and a top-end digital experience. BMW leads the luxury segment into a…
HAVAL Jolion S offers sporty performance
Jan 16, 2023 Motoring

HAVAL Jolion S offers sporty performance

It’s here the Jolion S has officially launched! I wish we could all be sitting together with a great view after a drive however given all the launches, we have planned this year, we felt it was best to have a quick start making product available to…
Get ready for five door fun
Jan 16, 2023 Motoring

Get ready for five door fun

Five-door Jimny confirmed for South Africa Same technical capabilities as three-door model The rumours are true, and the wait is nearly over! The globally popular Suzuki Jimny will soon be available in a five-door variant alongside the existing…
GWM’s TANK 300 achieves a 5-Star ANCAP rating
Dec 29, 2022 Motoring

GWM’s TANK 300 achieves a 5-Star ANCAP rating

The TANK 300 HEV has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by ANCAP, Australasia’s independent voice on vehicle safety. The TANK 300 HEV was tested and assessed for its ability to physically protect occupants and other road users in an…
INEOS Grenadier on display at Franschoek Motor Museum
Dec 20, 2022 Motoring

INEOS Grenadier on display at Franschoek Motor Museum

The INEOS Grenadier has undergone extensive testing across Sub-Saharan Africa and one of these rugged prototypes is now on display at the Franschhoek Motor Museum The INEOS Grenadier is an uncompromising off-roader, built from the ground up to meet…
JAC Motors' T9 Hunter range to be launched in 2023
Dec 15, 2022 Motoring

JAC Motors' T9 Hunter range to be launched in 2023

JAC Motors South Africa has announced its plans to launch its new top-of-the-range T9 double-cab series in 2023. The new T9 Hunter range, comprising four models, including 4x4 and 4x2 derivatives, will lead the company's quest in the competitive…
Five-star Euro NCAP rating for Discovery Sport
Dec 08, 2022 Motoring

Five-star Euro NCAP rating for Discovery Sport

Versatility meets safety: Discovery Sport awarded five-star safety rating in latest round of Euro NCAP testing Intelligent assistance: Suite of advanced driver assistance technologies support the driver with an 85 percent score for Safety Assist…
The new Amarok
Dec 07, 2022 Motoring

The new Amarok

International Driving Presentation, South Africa, December 2022 All-wheel drive pick-up with high-tech features: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle's new Amarok launches A pick-up that acts as a multi-tool: the Amarok is coming onto the market with…
Do you with the upgraded S-Presso
Dec 07, 2022 Motoring

Do you with the upgraded S-Presso

New Dualjet engine fitted to range S-Edition now a part of model range Range-wide upgrades include ISOFIX and ESP Can you fit more features, fun and fuel efficiency into your most compact model? You can if you are Suzuki, the world leaders in…
Chery unveils Tiggo 8 Pro MAX flagship
Dec 07, 2022 Motoring

Chery unveils Tiggo 8 Pro MAX flagship

2.0 litre engine with 187 kW More safety and luxury features 7 year / 90 000 km service plan standard Chery South Africa has introduced an all-new flagship to its line-up – the Tiggo 8 Pro MAX. The new model, which will slot in above the 1.6 TGDI…
Maserati Grecale is the Everyday Exceptional
Dec 05, 2022 Motoring

Maserati Grecale is the Everyday Exceptional

Grecale, the extraordinary everyday SUV: Versatile, spacious and smart, fast and fun, An elegant and unforgettable sound experience. Welcome the Maserati Grecale, the new SUV to make everyday life exceptional. The Grecale is the true personification…
Alfa Romeo Tonale: the metamorphosis
Nov 23, 2022 Motoring

Alfa Romeo Tonale: the metamorphosis

Alfa Romeo is delighted to present Tonale, the model that marks the Brand’s metamorphosis. While the Tonale remains true to its DNA of noble Italian sportsmanship since 1910, it is a radical evolution for Alfa Romeo, which is looking ahead to a new…
Mahindra launches its Global SUV XUV700 in South Africa
Nov 15, 2022 Motoring

Mahindra launches its Global SUV XUV700 in South Africa

Disruptor: Built ground up on an all-new platform, the XUV700 is set to disrupt the South African market with its Unmissable design, Spirited performance, Sophisticated dynamics, Sci-fi technology and World-class safety Tech forward: The XUV700, the…
Nissan’s City-Slicking Magnite gets Red Edition Upgrade
Nov 14, 2022 Motoring

Nissan’s City-Slicking Magnite gets Red Edition Upgrade

Nissan has added a racy new upgrade to its Magnite range, with the striking Red Edition now destined for South African shores. The limited-edition model is based on the widely popular Acenta trim, and gains red accents on the interior and exterior,…
All-New Toyota GR86 – For the Love of the Drive
Nov 10, 2022 Motoring

All-New Toyota GR86 – For the Love of the Drive

New GR86 coupe is the third global Toyota GR model, developed with technical expertise from TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Designed for pure driving pleasure, an “analogue car for the digital age” An evolution of the qualities that defined the acclaimed GT86…
XUV700: Special treat for first 700 pre-orders
Nov 10, 2022 Motoring

XUV700: Special treat for first 700 pre-orders

Mahindra is to open pre-orders for the XUV700 on 15 November The First 700 confirmed pre-orders will have the option of choosing between two exceptional offers Only a few days remain before Mahindra officially opens orders for the highly anticipated…
Silver Elephant Classic Car Display on 19 November
Nov 09, 2022 Motoring

Silver Elephant Classic Car Display on 19 November

Franschhoek is to host a Classic Car Display on Saturday 19 November 2022. The show is preamble to an inaugural 2023 Silver Elephant Franschhoek Classic Car Festival. Set to feature a selection of collectors’ classic cars, including modern classics…
The Lexus IS 300h welcomes a spec change
Nov 08, 2022 Motoring

The Lexus IS 300h welcomes a spec change

An Evocative Design and Lexus Luxury The Sunroof now standard in more models in the range F Sport Hybrid – a sporty stance and more about the spindle grille Lexus is guided by the Kaizen philosophy of continuous improvement. Each model often…
GWM and HAVAL Reshaping the future of motoring
Nov 04, 2022 Motoring

GWM and HAVAL Reshaping the future of motoring

Winners in the NAAMSA Accelerator Awards Great success in record Retail sales for October Maintaining top 10 in the NAAMSA Report to date GWM and HAVAL, have recently won a host of outstanding accolades, and have just reached record sales for…
The Volvo EX90: designed to be elegant, safe and efficient
Nov 03, 2022 Motoring

The Volvo EX90: designed to be elegant, safe and efficient

In every Volvo car, form, function and technical innovation are in perfect harmony. This is especially true for our upcoming fully electric Volvo EX90. Our Scandinavian design approach is straightforward. This new flagship SUV is designed to fulfil…
Bookings to open soon for XUV700
Nov 02, 2022 Motoring

Bookings to open soon for XUV700

Order book opens on 15 November Three models to be introduced simultaneously Bookings to open across all dealers in Southern Africa at the same time simultaneously Mahindra will open its order book for the highly anticipated XUV700 in South Africa…
Concours South Africa 2022
Oct 26, 2022 Motoring

Concours South Africa 2022

November’s upcoming Concours South Africa 2022 is the talk of the town! Thanks to the loyal support of South Africa’s classic car community, this year’s automotive garden party is likely to be one for the record books. With dedicated showcases…
SA Auto Week 2022 kicks off! 
Oct 26, 2022 Motoring

SA Auto Week 2022 kicks off! 

The South African motor industry – and the global automotive business – stands on the edge of massive change. Central to that change, is the move to electric vehicles (EVs), which are essential to the future of transportation and the survival of the…
Chery drives SA Auto Week
Oct 25, 2022 Motoring

Chery drives SA Auto Week

The wheels of the inaugural South African Auto Week – the premier business-to-business conference for the automotive industry – will be turning smoothly thanks to Chery. Chery has signed up to support naamsa with a fleet of Chery Tiggo Pro vehicles…
ISUZU Hosting Partner at the naamsa SA Auto Week
Oct 20, 2022 Motoring

ISUZU Hosting Partner at the naamsa SA Auto Week

ISUZU Motors South Africa, has signed up to be a hosting partner at the 2022 National Association of Automotive Business Council of South Africa (SA) Auto Week. SA Auto Week, which will take place from 24 -30 October, is the largest and only premium…
World Premiere: The Mitsubishi XFC Concept
Oct 20, 2022 Motoring

World Premiere: The Mitsubishi XFC Concept

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today held the world premiere of the Mitsubishi XFC Concept, a compact SUV concept car, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The car will be on display at Vietnam Motor Show 2022 to be held from…
#Globalnews - Paris Motor Show 2022
Oct 20, 2022 Motoring

#Globalnews - Paris Motor Show 2022

Great Wall Motor (GWM) is at the Paris Motor Show, one of the most important auto shows worldwide GWM ORA presents the fully electric models Funky Cat, Funky Cat, GT, and The Next Ora Cat Premium brand WEY presents the plug-in hybrids Coffee 01 and…
Jeep Brand Reveals New 4x4 Concept in Paris
Oct 19, 2022 Motoring

Jeep Brand Reveals New 4x4 Concept in Paris

At the Paris Motor Show today the Jeep® brand provided an extra thrill and surprise for its global audience by revealing the Jeep Avenger 4x4 Concept. Announcing the 4x4 Concept at the finale of the Jeep brand press conference, Christian Meunier,…
Toyota 2000GT - the final chapter
Oct 19, 2022 Motoring

Toyota 2000GT - the final chapter

During the 1960’s it was believed that Japanese cars did not offer the same level of quality and reliability as their western counterparts. However, this was far from the truth as Japanese cars were becoming increasingly popular globally and were…
2022 Paris Motor Show: because we love motor shows
Oct 17, 2022 Motoring

2022 Paris Motor Show: because we love motor shows

Renault loves to be at the 89th Paris Motor Show to shine a spotlight on its concept cars, show cars and new production models encapsulating the brand’s nouvelle vague, which kicked off a few months ago. The brand is unveiling three cars for the…
Digital world premiere of the new EQE SUV
Oct 14, 2022 Motoring

Digital world premiere of the new EQE SUV

The all-rounder EV model covers a broad spectrum On Sunday, 16 October 2022, at 8:00 pm (CEST), Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG will unveil the new EQE SUV on the Mercedes me media platform at https://media.mercedes-benz.com/EQE-SUV and other digital…
The all-new BMW M2
Oct 12, 2022 Motoring

The all-new BMW M2

The new BMW M2 delivers signature M performance in a highly concentrated form. With its 338 kW six-cylinder in-line engine, an optionally available six-speed manual gearbox and rear-wheel drive, the second generation of the compact high-performance…
All-new Nissan X-Trail: electrified family adventures
Oct 11, 2022 Motoring

All-new Nissan X-Trail: electrified family adventures

Muscular and modern design with advanced technology Effortless EV-drive feeling with e-POWER Confidence and control from innovative twin-motor e-4ORCE all-wheel drive system Only seven-seat electrified SUV in its segment 20 years of powering family…
2023 South African Car Of The Year Committee announced
Oct 10, 2022 Motoring

2023 South African Car Of The Year Committee announced

Mabuyane Mabuza the chairperson of the South African Car of the Year Competition (COTY) has announced the 2023 South African Car of the Year committee: Thami Masemola has worked for and contributed to various high-profile magazines, websites and…
The new BMW X1 on sale in South Africa
Oct 06, 2022 Motoring

The new BMW X1 on sale in South Africa

With its robust appearance and functional versatility, the new BMW X1 embodies an authentic experience of freedom and independence in day-to-day driving and on longer journeys. The X1 sDrive18i and sDrive18d will be followed in early 2023 by the…
The new Maserati GranTurismo
Oct 03, 2022 Motoring

The new Maserati GranTurismo

One of the brand’s icons is back: Maserati presents the new GranTurismo, marking a new chapter in a story that began 75 years ago with the Maserati A6 1500. The GranTurismo coupé combines the high performance typical of a sports car with comfort…
The first-ever BMW XM
Sep 29, 2022 Motoring

The first-ever BMW XM

As its 50th anniversary celebrations continue, BMW M GmbH brings us its first ever high-performance car with electrified drive system. A plug-in hybrid system comprising a V8 petrol engine and an exceptionally powerful electric motor endows the BMW…
All-New Outlander Wins 2022 Australian Good Design Award
Sep 28, 2022 Motoring

All-New Outlander Wins 2022 Australian Good Design Award

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new Outlander won the 2022 Australian Good Design Award in the Product Design – Automotive and Transport segment. Organised by Good Design Australia, the Australian…
Experience a smart new world with the all-new Haval H6 HEV
Sep 26, 2022 Motoring

Experience a smart new world with the all-new Haval H6 HEV

The rumours are true. Alongside the successfully established H6 range, HAVAL brings you the long-anticipated HAVAL H6 Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV). As a global SUV brand, HAVAL’s line-up is constantly being refined to give you a first-class driving…
Toyota Corolla Cross Gets the GR-S Treatment
Sep 26, 2022 Motoring

Toyota Corolla Cross Gets the GR-S Treatment

The latest model to receive the GR treatment in Toyota's line-up is the ever-popular Corolla Cross. This locally-built crossover was brought to market in the final quarter of 2021 and became an instant success story - frequently topping the…
Suzuki announces #JimnyGathering #BecauseJimny
Sep 26, 2022 Motoring

Suzuki announces #JimnyGathering #BecauseJimny

One year left before the largest gathering of Jimnys and the biggest jol in Mzanzi The countdown has started for the largest Suzuki Jimny gathering in the Southern Hemisphere… and possibly the world. Scheduled for 22 to 24 September 2023, the Jimny…
Mitsubishi celebrates heritage with special edition Triton
Sep 23, 2022 Motoring

Mitsubishi celebrates heritage with special edition Triton

Mitsubishi has launched a special edition Triton in celebration of heritage month. The Triton Heritage Edition will be limited to 50 units. Buyers will be treated to an exclusive VIP customer care experience This heritage month, Mitsubishi will be…
R5 TURBO 3E, born to drift
Sep 23, 2022 Motoring

R5 TURBO 3E, born to drift

A spectacular, all-electric show car designed for drifting, to pay tribute as part of the Renault 5’s 50th anniversary celebrations, to the model’s most storied sports versions: the Renault 5 Turbo and Turbo 2. This reinterpretation is deliberately…
Nissan Qashqai headed for the South African market
Sep 20, 2022 Motoring

Nissan Qashqai headed for the South African market

Nissan South Africa to introduce the all-new Qashqai Nissan South Africa is reinforcing its position as a leader in the South African crossover segment with the introduction of the all-new, segment-defining, third-generation Qashqai later this…
Lead by example: The all-new Kia Sportage
Sep 16, 2022 Motoring

Lead by example: The all-new Kia Sportage

Three decades of Sportage culminates in the most complete version of Kia’s global best-selling SUV High specification and exceptional value for money across the range gives customers maximum choice Turbocharged powertrain and standard dual-clutch…
Toyota Hilux GR Sport - 165 kW of Attitude
Sep 16, 2022 Motoring

Toyota Hilux GR Sport - 165 kW of Attitude

Hilux GR Sport continues Toyota South Africa's GR product roll-out Engine outputs boosted to 165 kW and 550 Nm GR-specific suspension tuning Bespoke exterior design with distinctive GR-Sport front grille treatment Wider overfenders and black…
Practicality re-defined: The all-new Volkswagen Polo Sedan
Sep 15, 2022 Motoring

Practicality re-defined: The all-new Volkswagen Polo Sedan

Volkswagen’s dominance in the A0 segment will be bolstered by the introduction of the new Polo Sedan A striking exterior, stylish interior and a host of technological features make the new Polo Sedan a complete package The new Polo Sedan boasts…
Chery upgrades three Tiggo 4 Pro models
Sep 08, 2022 Motoring

Chery upgrades three Tiggo 4 Pro models

Cloth interior replaced with vegan leather 6 airbags standard across range Elite SE now with ADAS suite Customers have spoken, and Chery has listened. The Chinese powerhouse this week announced that it will introduce three new models in the Chery…
Classic Cars, Custom Bikes on auction. Picture -  DMC DeLorean
Sep 02, 2022 Motoring

Classic Cars, Custom Bikes on auction

Are you a vintage car, motorbike, and collectibles enthusiast? Then do not miss out on Liquidity Services’ latest vehicles, motorbikes, and collectibles online auction. A host of incredible lots are now available on our online marketplace,…
Volvo Car South Africa unleashes The Beast 2.0!
Aug 31, 2022 Motoring

Volvo Car South Africa unleashes The Beast 2.0!

The Beast 2.0 has been unleashed! Volvo Car South Africa revealed an extensively customised version of its popular XC60 plug-in hybrid at the 2022 Festival of Motoring, with The Beast 2.0 wowing attendees of the show at the Kyalami Grand Prix…
Festival of Motoring 2022 Post Show Report
Aug 29, 2022 Motoring

Festival of Motoring 2022 Post Show Report

To all our visitors, sponsors, partners and exhibitors thank you for attending Festival of Motoring 2022. Thank you for having the courage to take part in this years’ event and in doing so helping us to bring back this amazing show after 2 years. It…
The EQA: Electric athlete in compact form
Aug 26, 2022 Motoring

The EQA: Electric athlete in compact form

The EQA is the new entry-level model to the all-electric world of Mercedes-EQ vehicles. The electro-aesthetics of its design are indicative of the Progressive Luxury of the Mercedes-EQ brand. Timeless design and intuitive operation are at the…
All systems go at Festival of Motoring’s Green Zone!
Aug 25, 2022 Motoring

All systems go at Festival of Motoring’s Green Zone!

Assuming pride of place overlooking the start line at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, the 2022 Festival of Motoring’s Green Zone plays host to some of South Africa’s largest automotive brands, together with a premium selection of displays and…
Stellantis brands poised to impress at FOM 2022
Aug 25, 2022 Motoring

Stellantis brands poised to impress at FOM 2022

Jeep®, Fiat, Peugeot, Opel, Citroën, Abarth and Alfa Romeo on display and ready to experience at Festival of Motoring 2022 First opportunity since 2019 to engage with existing and potential customers in person FOM aligns with Stellantis’ focus on…
Maserati at Monterey Car Week 2022
Aug 24, 2022 Motoring

Maserati at Monterey Car Week 2022

The United States debut of the MC20 Cielo super sports car and prestigious “House of Maserati” made the Trident brand the star of the prestigious Pebble Beach event in California Maserati had a prominent presence in Monterey, California, during the…
Art on display at Festival of Motoring
Aug 23, 2022 Motoring

Art on display at Festival of Motoring

Chery OMODA 5 on show at FOM First appearance of fashionable next generation Chery in Africa OMODA 5 confirmed for South African introduction Chery is preparing to wow South African crowds with its newest sport SUV – the OMODA 5 – at the Festival of…
MasterDrive at Festival of Motoring: a few days away
Aug 22, 2022 Motoring

MasterDrive at Festival of Motoring: a few days away

The first Festival of Motoring since 2019 is just a few days away and MasterDrive looks forward to welcoming Gauteng’s motoring enthusiast to our activations. For MasterDrive, the Festival will kick off with their Women with Drive event to be held…
Toyota Corolla Cross Gets the GR-S Treatment
Aug 18, 2022 Motoring

Toyota Corolla Cross Gets the GR-S Treatment

The latest model to receive the GR treatment in Toyota's line-up is the ever-popular Corolla Cross. This locally-built crossover was brought to market in the final quarter of 2021 and became an instant success story, frequently topping the…
First glimpse of the interior of the new EQE SUV
Aug 17, 2022 Motoring

First glimpse of the interior of the new EQE SUV

Avantgarde architecture showcases a hyper-analogue theme The EQE SUV will celebrate its world premiere on 16 October 2022 The EQE SUV is the multi-purpose variant of the EQE executive saloon, available just like this latter model with the key…
Toyota C-HR - Coupe-like Crossover Updated
Aug 15, 2022 Motoring

Toyota C-HR - Coupe-like Crossover Updated

Having made its global debut in 2016, the Toyota C-HR ushered in Toyota's new expressive design language and Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform construction. This visually arresting crossover challenged traditional perceptions of the…
Production of the Mercedes-AMG ONE has started
Aug 11, 2022 Motoring

Production of the Mercedes-AMG ONE has started

The all-new hypercar with F1 technology goes into small-series production. Only 275 units of the all-new Mercedes-AMG ONE will be built in total, and job#1 of the exclusive production of the Mercedes-AMG ONE hypercar (fuel consumption weighted,…
New Range Rover Sport pricing announced
Aug 08, 2022 Motoring

New Range Rover Sport pricing announced

Full line-up comprises 10 model derivatives including Dynamic S, SE and HSE, Autobiography and First Edition specifications Four engine choices include an extended range electric hybrid, six-cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel options, and an…
Pole Position for the 2022 Festival of Motoring!
Aug 04, 2022 Motoring

Pole Position for the 2022 Festival of Motoring!

An established highlight on the annual South African motoring calendar, the Festival of Motoring returns in 2022 to offer visitors of all ages an engaging, fully interactive celebration of modern mobility. Hosted at the home of South African…
New T6 2.0L VVT Petrol now available at JAC Motors' dealers
Jul 29, 2022 Motoring

New T6 2.0L VVT Petrol now available at JAC Motors' dealers

Great performance from the new fuel-efficient 2.0L VVT petrol engine Versatile workhorse to suit the needs of entrepreneurs and big fleet operators Comfortable driving experience for all lifestyle requirements The T6 is JAC Motors' sixth-generation…
Toyota GR Yaris - More of this Hot Hatch Icon
Jul 27, 2022 Motoring

Toyota GR Yaris - More of this Hot Hatch Icon

Second allocation of acclaimed GR Yaris for South Africa One single grade catering to enthusiasts Addition of reverse camera and rear PDC to boost convenience Continues to offer all the characteristics that have made it an Icon Launched in 2021, the…
The RX story – “Next Chapter” design
Jul 27, 2022 Motoring

The RX story – “Next Chapter” design

New RX styling advances Lexus “Next Chapter” design to communicate performance and driving enjoyment Design also references RX’s heritage and iconic status for Lexus Elongated bonnet, sculpted door panels, flared wings and larger wheels communicate…
Maserati Project24: radically unique on the track
Jul 26, 2022 Motoring

Maserati Project24: radically unique on the track

Maserati presents Project24. A project (referred to by a codename) of a limited series of super sports car - only 62 units - to raise the brand's unlimited performance to a new level of adrenaline on the track. The truly extreme track-only car…
Mahindra reveals range of Authentic Bakkies
Jul 20, 2022 Motoring

Mahindra reveals range of Authentic Bakkies

Pik Up Karoo Dusk upgraded and joined by Karoo Dawn and Karoo Storm All three models available at R614 999 Building on the momentum created by its new “Twin Peak” brand identity and its brand positioning of “Unleash The Explorer In You”, Mahindra…
All in for less – the upgraded Suzuki Ertiga
Jul 18, 2022 Motoring

All in for less – the upgraded Suzuki Ertiga

Rationalised line-up now with higher specifications ESP added as standard across the range GLX model removed It is “More For Less” in typical Suzuki fashion as the Ertiga range receives additional safety specifications in a more simplified, but…
All-new Toyota Crown Premieres
Jul 18, 2022 Motoring

All-new Toyota Crown Premieres

One of Toyota's longest running nameplates transitions to a global model Reimagined for the modern era and evolving customer needs Four new models in four distinct body styles A raft of technological advancements Advanced, high-efficiency hybrid…
VWSA celebrates 500 000th unit of current Polo
Jul 08, 2022 Motoring

VWSA celebrates 500 000th unit of current Polo

The Kariega plant has been building the current Polo since 2018 The Polo is sold locally and exported to 38 countries Less than five years since the launch of the current Polo model, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) celebrated the half-million…
Start living with the new Kia Sonet turbo
Jul 07, 2022 Motoring

Start living with the new Kia Sonet turbo

New 1.0 T-GDi EX and EX+ derivatives supplement popular 1.5 LX and EX models Flagship EX+ trim level adds myriad luxury, convenience and safety items Turbocharged petrol engine boasts effortless performance Just more than a year ago, Kia South…
New Volkswagen T-Roc to retail from the first week of July
Jul 04, 2022 Motoring

New Volkswagen T-Roc to retail from the first week of July

The new Volkswagen T-Roc will go on sale from Volkswagen dealers on 5 July 2022 The starting price of the Volkswagen T-Roc range is R563 800 Volkswagen’s new T-Roc will retail from Volkswagen dealers on 5 July 2022. The T-Roc is positioned between…
XUV700 unleashes new era for Mahindra
Jul 04, 2022 Motoring

XUV700 unleashes new era for Mahindra

Authentic global SUV, designed to refine the segment, confirmed for SA First units in country for final testing and homologation XUV700 to proudly carry the new Mahindra “Twin Peaks” logo South African introduction scheduled for Q4, 2022 The first…
New Renault Triber Express makes its debut
Jul 04, 2022 Motoring

New Renault Triber Express makes its debut

To think that the popular Renault TRIBER has been in the marketplace for over 2 years. The spacious and versatile TRIBER passenger model has proven to be an appealing offering with exceptional value-for-money cementing a strong foothold as a top…
Hyundai reveals IONIQ 6 – an Electrified Streamliner
Jul 02, 2022 Motoring

Hyundai reveals IONIQ 6 – an Electrified Streamliner

Hyundai Motor Company has revealed the streamlined and timeless design of the highly anticipated IONIQ 6, the second model in its IONIQ dedicated all-electric-vehicle line-up brand. The IONIQ 6, which Hyundai describes as an Electrified Streamliner,…
Mahindra unveils the All-New Scorpio-N in South Africa
Jun 29, 2022 Motoring

Mahindra unveils the All-New Scorpio-N in South Africa

Mahindra takes the wraps off the All-New Scorpio-N, its go-anywhere SUV A first-ever simultaneous global unveiling of a product by Mahindra Scorpio-N proudly carries new Mahindra Twin Peaks logo Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., yesterday unveiled its…
BMW X3 now built in South Africa for Africa
Jun 22, 2022 Motoring

BMW X3 now built in South Africa for Africa

BMW Group Plant Rosslyn builds the BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle for 16 African countries, too Plant has produced vehicles since 1968 and was first BMW Group production facility outside Germany BMW Group Plant Rosslyn, which builds the BMW X3…
New Volkswagen T-Roc to retail in South Africa from July
Jun 22, 2022 Motoring

New Volkswagen T-Roc to retail in South Africa from July

The T-Roc, is positioned between the Taigo and the Tiguan in the Volkswagen T SUV model range The new T-Roc, features a fresh exterior design, optimised interior with high-quality materials and a soft touch dash surface The T-Roc model range will be…
The 9X8 Hypercar: electrified entirely by Peugeot
Jun 21, 2022 Motoring

The 9X8 Hypercar: electrified entirely by Peugeot

The electrification of PEUGEOT’s model line-up is a core feature of its strategy as it bids to deliver carbon-free mobility within the shortest timeframe possible. But what connection does this have with the PEUGEOT 9X8’s upcoming race debut at the…
Corolla wins SA Car of the Year for 3rd time
Jun 09, 2022 Motoring

Corolla wins SA Car of the Year for 3rd time

In addition to SA Car of the Year (COTY), Toyota also won the following categories: Compact Category – Urban Cruiser Compact Family Category – Corolla Cross New Energy Category – Corolla Cross Hybrid Adventure SUV Category – Toyota Land Cruiser 300…
New Toyota Starlet - More Star Quality
Jun 08, 2022 Motoring

New Toyota Starlet - More Star Quality

Star-worthy Success Launched in September 2020, the Toyota Starlet was met with rapturous applause and instantly cemented itself within the highly-competitive B-segment in the passenger car market. It's combination of stylish good looks, traditional…
PEUGEOT 208 is SA’s most-loved car
Jun 08, 2022 Motoring

PEUGEOT 208 is SA’s most-loved car

Reigning 2021 South African Car of the Year (COTY) brand, PEUGEOT has attracted the most love from the country’s motorists in the 2022 competition. The PEUGEOT 208 claimed the Motor Enthusiast’s Choice as judged by the volume of public interest. The…
The 2022 South African Car of the Year Winners Announced
Jun 08, 2022 Motoring

The 2022 South African Car of the Year Winners Announced

The prestigious South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition, the country's most highly respected and sought-after motoring competition, was introduced in 1986. This year, no different from the past 36 years, saw top-quality entrants…
Volkswagen announces pricing of the new Taigo model range
Jun 06, 2022 Motoring

Volkswagen announces pricing of the new Taigo model range

The new Volkswagen Taigo will go on sale from Volkswagen dealers on 6 June 2022 The starting price of the Volkswagen Taigo range is R429 900 Volkswagen’s new SUV coupé will retail from Volkswagen dealers on 6 June 2022. The new Taigo is positioned…
Toyota remains top seller in SA
Jun 02, 2022 Motoring

Toyota remains top seller in SA

Total Industry Sales: 39,177 TSAM Sales: 6,664 TSAM Market Share: 17% Hilux: 1,368 Urban Cruiser: 1,213 Rumion: 834 It’s almost two months since the Toyota Prospecton Plant in Durban suspended its operations due to extensive damage caused by heavy…
INEOS Automotive plans a smaller fully-electric 4X4
Jun 01, 2022 Motoring

INEOS Automotive plans a smaller fully-electric 4X4

Over the past two years, our ‘Building the Grenadier’ series has revealed every stage of our proper 4X4’s development. Now, after 1.1 million miles of testing, the Grenadier is almost ready for production. At this important milestone, we speak to…
Introducing the New Land Rover Defender 130
May 31, 2022 Motoring

Introducing the New Land Rover Defender 130

Adventure for all: New Defender 130 features extended body for greater interior space, perfect for all-terrain family expeditions with up to eight on board in superior comfort Defender capability: Increase in body length retains the Defender’s…
Dacia Jogger: virtually real design
May 31, 2022 Motoring

Dacia Jogger: virtually real design

Vehicle design has evolved a lot over recent decades. While designers have replaced their pencils with 3D modelling, engineers are testing future models long before the first physical prototypes see the light of day. How so? Thanks to CAVE (Cave…
Heads up! The 2022 Baleno is heading to dealers
May 30, 2022 Motoring

Heads up! The 2022 Baleno is heading to dealers

First in segment head-up display standard on GLX Unique 360-degree Round View Monitor unique in segment Auto available in GL and GLX specification levels The all-new Suzuki Baleno is heading to South African dealers shortly after its global launch…
A new form of ultimate luxury - The Mercedes-Maybach
May 27, 2022 Motoring

A new form of ultimate luxury - The Mercedes-Maybach

The quintessential luxury limousine reflecting with that the exclusivity of the marque and their superior products. The exclusive appearance of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class can be enhanced by a two-tone paint The Burmester® high-end 4D surround…
New Maserati MC20 Cielo Global Premiere
May 27, 2022 Motoring

New Maserati MC20 Cielo Global Premiere

The MC20 super sports car, now also a spyder: Maserati presents MC20 Cielo, a one-of-a-kind car that can deliver the performance of a true super sports car, together with a holistic and immersive driving pleasure the like of which has never been…
The Classic Car Show is Back!
May 27, 2022 Motoring

The Classic Car Show is Back!

All drivers of genuine classic cars and one passenger admitted free of charge. Classic cars will enter through Gate 5, Japan vs German cars will enter through Gate 2. Tickets cost R80 for adults (R60 if booked through Computicket), children under-12…
All-new Toyota Starlet Makes its Debut
May 24, 2022 Motoring

All-new Toyota Starlet Makes its Debut

Star-worthy Success Launched in September 2020, the Toyota Starlet was met with rapturous applause and instantly cemented itself within the highly-competitive B-segment in the passenger car market. It's combination of stylish good looks, traditional…
The all-new BMW M4 CSL - The Re-Edition of a Legend
May 23, 2022 Motoring

The all-new BMW M4 CSL - The Re-Edition of a Legend

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, BMW M GmbH is presenting a special-edition car based on its successful high-performance models in the premium midsize segment. The new BMW M4 CSL blends old-school racing passion with innovative…
Exclusive Shelby Speedster Arrives in South Africa
May 20, 2022 Motoring

Exclusive Shelby Speedster Arrives in South Africa

Limited production run with three confirmed for South Africa Two-seater roadster with a supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine Every Speedster listed in the official global Shelby Registry Shelby South Africa is applying the finishing touches to a bespoke…
Let’s change cars : Renault reveals Scénic Vision
May 20, 2022 Motoring

Let’s change cars : Renault reveals Scénic Vision

Through its purpose, its sustainability strategy and the launch of the Renaulution strategic plan, Renault Group and its brands have embarked on a major transformation, moving from a race for volume to the creation of economic, environmental and…
The new BMW 3 Series Sedan
May 18, 2022 Motoring

The new BMW 3 Series Sedan

With a design refresh, an extensively modernised premium ambience and clear advances in the areas of digitalisation, control/operation and equipment, the new edition of the BMW 3 Series is setting out to write another chapter in the model range’s…
Dacia 1300: The car that started it all
May 17, 2022 Motoring

Dacia 1300: The car that started it all

Familiar with the Dacia 1300? Mihai, architect at Renault Technologies in Titu, is one of the many Romanians who are fan about the iconic model. And for good reason: throughout the 1970s and 1980s, this was the very car that saw countless Romanians…
New Baleno joins jam-packed Suzuki stand at NAMPO
May 17, 2022 Motoring

New Baleno joins jam-packed Suzuki stand at NAMPO

First viewing of all-new Baleno Swift – SA’s best-selling passenger car - on show New Suzuki GSX-S1000 GT also on display Visitors to this year’s Nampo Harvest Day are in for a treat when they visit the Suzuki Auto stand. The Japanese brand has…
2022 SA Car Of The Year winners’ reveal date announced
May 16, 2022 Motoring

2022 SA Car Of The Year winners’ reveal date announced

The South African Guild of Mobility Journalists (SAGMJ) has announced that the competition winners of the 2022 South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition will be announced on Monday, 6 June 2022. This prestigious competition, staged by the…
World premiere of the new Lexus UX
May 16, 2022 Motoring

World premiere of the new Lexus UX

The Urban Compact Crossover undergoes further development and enhancements Strengthen vehicle fundamentals for a refined & exhilarating performance Latest multimedia system & improved cockpit usability Introduced to the Lexus line-up in 2018 as an…
Father’s Day fun for car fanatics! A State of Stance 2022
May 13, 2022 Motoring

Father’s Day fun for car fanatics! A State of Stance 2022

Durban, what are you waiting for? A State of Stance 2022 will take place at the Pavilion Shopping Centre in Westville on 18 and 19 June, providing the perfect day out on Father’s Day weekend. Brought to you by VP Racing Fuels SA, this high-octane…
Chery Tiggo 7 Pro – All the way with you
May 12, 2022 Motoring

Chery Tiggo 7 Pro – All the way with you

Modern and fresh design in the upper-midrange SUV market Luxuries abound in both versions Comprehensive safety features for 5-star C-NCAP rating The Tiggo 7 Pro has landed in South Africa to complete the Chery Pro range and bring technology, luxury…
New Range Rover Sport revealed with epic spillway climb
May 12, 2022 Motoring

New Range Rover Sport revealed with epic spillway climb

Dramatic debut: New Range Rover Sport has redefined sporting luxury, completing a challenging ascent of a 193m dam spillway against a torrent of water flowing at 750 tonnes per minute Challenge accepted: Luxury performance SUV tackled the…
New-generation Lexus LX – South African specs confirmed
May 06, 2022 Motoring

New-generation Lexus LX – South African specs confirmed

New design and exciting features Expanded range, first time ever – F Sport and VIP Grade From today, customers can start placing orders for the new-generation Lexus LX at their nearest Lexus dealership. (Please note that like all motoring brands at…
40 years of Opel Corsa: A Success Story in Six Acts
May 05, 2022 Motoring

40 years of Opel Corsa: A Success Story in Six Acts

Successful model: Over 14 million Corsas sold since 1982 Pioneer: Opel introduces top technologies from higher classes in small car Bestseller: Sixth Corsa generation again a market success E-car: Electric Opel Corsa-e already accounts for around…
Suzuki Swift SA’s best-selling car in April
May 04, 2022 Motoring

Suzuki Swift SA’s best-selling car in April

1 621 Swift models sold in one month Five Suzuki dealers each sells more than 100 Suzuki models Celerio off to a flying start Fourth record-breaking month for Japanese brand in a row Suzuki Auto South Africa today applauded the hard work of its team…
Toyota unveils updated GR Supra with manual gearbox
Apr 29, 2022 Motoring

Toyota unveils updated GR Supra with manual gearbox

Ever since its first generation*1 in 1978, the Toyota Supra has earned legions of fans with its faithfully retained front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout powered by an in-line six-cylinder engine*2. Also, in addition to the Supra having competed in…
Jimny GL and Rhino Edition package now on showroom floors
Apr 26, 2022 Motoring

Jimny GL and Rhino Edition package now on showroom floors

Suzuki has increased the appeal of its Jimny range with the introduction of a mid-range GL specification level. Designed to bring many of the must-have luxuries of the GLX to a wider audience, the GL slots in just above the utilitarian GA model and…
Ferrari 296 GTB makes its’ official debut in South Africa
Apr 25, 2022 Motoring

Ferrari 296 GTB makes its’ official debut in South Africa

296 GTB: DEFINING FUN TO DRIVE Unveiled today the 296 GTB, Ferrari’s new mid-rear engines berlinetta sports car New Ferrari V6 hybrid architecture capable of delivering up to 830 cv The 296 GTB’s plug-in hybrid system maximizes usability and driving…
Striking new Opel Mokka
Apr 21, 2022 Motoring

Striking new Opel Mokka

The new Opel Mokka is anything but normal. The striking new car boasts an emotional design, signaling the new design direction of the brand. And it’s an exciting one. The new Opel Mokka boasts the iconic design inspired by the GTX Xperimental…
Chery to launch Tiggo 7 Pro in South Africa
Apr 19, 2022 Motoring

Chery to launch Tiggo 7 Pro in South Africa

The first shipment of Chery Tiggo 7 Pro models is en route to South Africa. The local introduction of Chery’s third unique model range follows the success of the model range in other parts of the world, notably Russia, the Middle East and South…
The GLB SUV – For those who live larger in life
Apr 14, 2022 Motoring

The GLB SUV – For those who live larger in life

Powerful proportions with short overhangs and off-road-oriented design – the Mercedes-Benz GLB is a versatile lifestyle Up to 7 seats: The GLB offers maximum versatility by including a third seat row on request with two additional individual The…
Maserati GranTurismo Folgore takes to the streets
Apr 12, 2022 Motoring

Maserati GranTurismo Folgore takes to the streets

For the first time, a prototype Maserati GranTurismo Folgore Full-Electric coupé is taking to the streets. For the Rome E-Prix 2022, Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares rode the prototype car to the Eternal City's Formula E circuit. The new GranTurismo…
Chery Tiggo 8 Pro wins in Middle East
Apr 08, 2022 Motoring

Chery Tiggo 8 Pro wins in Middle East

The Chery Tiggo 8 Pro range is Saudi Arabia’s SUV with the most advanced technology. Launched in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East a mere eight months ago, the Tiggo 8 Pro has quickly established itself as a top-seller in the mid-sized luxury SUV…
A special Vitara Brezza birthday gift – the S-Edition
Apr 06, 2022 Motoring

A special Vitara Brezza birthday gift – the S-Edition

S-Edition cosmetic package for unique visual signature New model slots in between GL and GLX models Available in both manual and automatic The Suzuki Vitara Brezza is celebrating its first birthday in Mzansi with a special new model, the Vitara…
Volkswagen announces pricing for the new Tiguan Allspace
Apr 06, 2022 Motoring

Volkswagen announces pricing for the new Tiguan Allspace

The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace will go on sale in South Africa this month The new Tiguan Allspace will be available from Volkswagen dealerships this month. The Tiguan Allspace is part of the Volkswagen’s T SUV family in South Africa which consists…
First Bizzarrini 5300 GT Corsa Revival Hits the Road
Mar 31, 2022 Motoring

First Bizzarrini 5300 GT Corsa Revival Hits the Road

The reborn Bizzarrini brand, founded by arguably the most talented automotive engineer and designer the world has ever seen, has achieved its next significant milestone. The first Bizzarrini 5300 GT Corsa Revival prototype – the authentic recreation…
Team Shelby launches in SA
Mar 31, 2022 Motoring

Team Shelby launches in SA

ABOUT TEAM SHELBY Team Shelby is the only club recognised by Shelby American and we are so pleased to be opening the Sub-Saharan Africa branch with our newly appointed director, Paige Lindenberg. We encourage owners of all Shelby’s, Mustang’s,…
Exciting E-FOUR Variants Bolster RAV4 Range
Mar 24, 2022 Motoring

Exciting E-FOUR Variants Bolster RAV4 Range

RAV4 Hybrid Launched in 2021, the RAV4 Hybrid in front-wheel-drive (FWD) GX-trim garnered widespread acclaim for its combination of practicality, fuel efficiency and performance. Combining the proven TNGA platform with a punchy 2.5-litre hybrid…
Updated Mazda CX-5
Mar 22, 2022 Motoring

Updated Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5, a stylish, spacious and dynamic SUV model that accounts for approximately one-third of the company’s global unit sales, has received a significant update. The global roll out of the updated CX-5 started at the end of 2021. The…
Croatia joins Women's World Car of the Year
Mar 17, 2022 Motoring

Croatia joins Women's World Car of the Year

With Ines Brežnjak's appointment, WWCOTY reaches 41 countries Motoring journalist Ines Brežnjak has joined the international Women's World Car of the Year team, the only car awards panel in the world comprised entirely of women who are experts in…
Mahindra revitalises Africa's safest car
Mar 09, 2022 Motoring

Mahindra revitalises Africa's safest car

XUV300 receives specification boost across range New 9” infotainment system W8 remains one of the best specified vehicles in its class Africa’s safest car has just received a significant specification boost and is en route to dealers across South…
Suzuki Celerio – small car, big value
Mar 09, 2022 Motoring

Suzuki Celerio – small car, big value

Celerio debuts Suzuki’s modern DualJet engine technology New model SA’s most fuel-efficient five-door petrol hatch Most affordable car equipped with ESP across the range 5-year / 200 000 km promotional mechanical warranty included With its all-new…
Live the Opel Zafira Life
Mar 04, 2022 Motoring

Live the Opel Zafira Life

Fourth generation of the Opel MPV takes Zafira to new heights The Zafira Life offered in two models suited for private and business use Perfectly balanced proportions and sliding doors provide style and practicality under panoramic roof Lounge-like…
The all-new BMW 2 Series Coupé in South Africa.
Mar 02, 2022 Motoring

The all-new BMW 2 Series Coupé in South Africa.

The new BMW 2 Series Coupé most modern interpretation of the legendary BMW 2002 Combination of compact dimensions, outstanding driving dynamics, and extrovert design make BMW 2 Series Coupé unique on the market Most dynamic representative of its…
Volkswagen adds the Taigo to its T SUV range
Feb 28, 2022 Motoring

Volkswagen adds the Taigo to its T SUV range

The Taigo, Volkswagen’s compact SUV coupé, will join the T SUV model range in the first half of 2022 The T SUV range consists of the T-Cross, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg Volkswagen’s T SUV range will be bolstered with the market…
Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Discover a new kind of Comfort
Feb 25, 2022 Motoring

Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Discover a new kind of Comfort

In excess of 10.5 million vehicles sold in more than 100 markets globally, the C- Class is the most successful sedan in the Mercedes-Benz range. Next-level digitalization, comfort, and design of the new C-Class derived from the flagship S-Class. The…
All-New Renault Austral: an athletic and technological SUV
Feb 24, 2022 Motoring

All-New Renault Austral: an athletic and technological SUV

It’s the last sneak peek before the Digital World Premiere scheduled on the 8th of March. After its camouflaged reveal and glimpses at its classy interior, here’s one final teaser from All-New Renault Austral through a design sketch. All-New Renault…
Enjoy your First Class with the Tiggo 8 Pro
Feb 22, 2022 Motoring

Enjoy your First Class with the Tiggo 8 Pro

Luxury is standard across the range Seven leather seats make Tiggo 8 Pro ideal for business and family travel Award-winning 1.6 TGDI engine with 7DCT transmission standard Tiggo 8 Pro now available at 50 dealers nationwide You can have your cake and…
Chery flagship ready to showcase the best of breed
Feb 18, 2022 Motoring

Chery flagship ready to showcase the best of breed

It is confirmed. The team at Chery South Africa and its fast-growing dealer network are ready for the launch of its flagship and image-bearer, the Tiggo 8 Pro. Penned for launch during February, the Tiggo 8 Pro is officially Chery’s flagship. It…
Alfa Romeo Giulia elected as “Best Car 2022“
Feb 11, 2022 Motoring

Alfa Romeo Giulia elected as “Best Car 2022“

Alfa Romeo Giulia wins for the fifth time at the "auto motor und sport" readers' awards. Victory in the middle class/import category The readers of the car magazine "auto motor und sport" have once again voted the Alfa Romeo Giulia the "Best Car".…
All-New Nissan Navara Arrives Nigerian Showrooms
Feb 11, 2022 Motoring

All-New Nissan Navara Arrives Nigerian Showrooms

The all-new and most advanced Nissan Navara has arrived Nigerian showrooms, courtesy of Stallion NMN Limited, the nation’s exclusive representative of Nissan brand. Launched in Lagos on Saturday 05 February, the new Navara pickup, which was also…
All-new Renault Austral: quality that is easy on the eye
Feb 09, 2022 Motoring

All-new Renault Austral: quality that is easy on the eye

All-new Renault Austral unveils more of its features and is today inviting you to discover the care given to the creation of its interiors. From the design, to the choice of materials and the excellence in its craftsmanship… All-new Renault Austral…
Alfa Romeo Tonale: La Metamorfosi
Feb 09, 2022 Motoring

Alfa Romeo Tonale: La Metamorfosi

Alfa Romeo is delighted to present Tonale, the model that marks the Brand’s metamorphosis. While remaining true to its DNA of noble Italian sportsmanship since 1910, with Tonale a radical evolution is taking place at Alfa Romeo, which is looking…
Chery calls all Legacy Customers
Feb 07, 2022 Motoring

Chery calls all Legacy Customers

Chery South Africa is taking to the road to find, and welcome, all existing Chery customers. China’s largest vehicle exporter and multiple Chinese Car of the Year winner has launched a Legacy Customer campaign in which it is inviting owners of…
2 million Duster: behind the scenes of a success story
Feb 02, 2022 Motoring

2 million Duster: behind the scenes of a success story

Dacia is a story where one success leads to another. After the birth of Logan in 2004, it was then a second future star who entered the automotive world in 2010: Duster. An iconic product that made SUV cars widely popular and accessible, one that…
Hyundai STARIA range gets a versatile Multicab variant
Feb 02, 2022 Motoring

Hyundai STARIA range gets a versatile Multicab variant

Hyundai’s newly launched STARIA multi-purpose vehicle range in South Africa has grown with the addition of the Multicab – a 5-seater van with a separate cargo area that adds a level of versatility which makes this an outstanding leisure vehicle,…
New Volkswagen Caddy pricing announced
Jan 31, 2022 Motoring

New Volkswagen Caddy pricing announced

The new Caddy will be available from Volkswagen dealers from February Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced pricing of its best-selling Caddy range. The Caddy was first launched in the local market in 1992 and has to date sold over 35 000…
Chery Tiggo 8 Pro range confirmed for SA
Jan 17, 2022 Motoring

Chery Tiggo 8 Pro range confirmed for SA

The success of the Tiggo 4 Pro and the rapid growth in customer and dealer demand has prompted Chery South Africa to expedite the launch of its flagship Tiggo 8 Pro range. With this decision, Chery has committed itself to deliver the first Tiggo 8…
Fresh-faced Forester for 2022
Jan 04, 2022 Motoring

Fresh-faced Subaru Forester for 2022

Subaru Southern Africa’s most popular SUV, the Subaru Forester has received a mid-life update, further heightening its appeal. The MY2022 Forester will be the product to inaugurate Subaru Southern Africa’s 30th year in South Africa, available in…
Hide and Seek: Next-Gen Everest Enters Final Testing Stage
Dec 20, 2021 Motoring

Hide and Seek: Next-Gen Everest Enters Final Testing Stage

Engineered for any adventure and designed for comfort, the next-gen Everest builds on its award-winning capability to provide the performance and versatility customers told us they needed to take on life and #SeekYourExperience. As the next-gen…
Updated Honda Amaze gears up for changing market trends
Dec 20, 2021 Motoring

Updated Honda Amaze gears up for changing market trends

Upgrades made in response to customer demand and feedback Main exterior changes include a new grille and revised rear bumper New interior upholstery enhances durability of cabin Comfort models gain a new 7-inch infotainment system Attractive value…
Specification Upgrades for South Africa's favourite SUV
Dec 14, 2021 Motoring

Specification Upgrades for South Africa's favourite SUV

The Toyota Fortuner needs no introduction, as it remains South Africa's most popular SUV. Making consistent appearances at the top of the sales charts, it’s a product that resonates extremely well with South Africans and their lifestyles. Part of…
Dacia modular roof bars: a smart equipment for Jogger
Dec 13, 2021 Motoring

Dacia modular roof bars: a smart equipment for Jogger

As anyone who’s ever tried to transport anything long in their car will know, it’s an absolute nightmare, unless you have a huge estate car or a luggage rack (and a good half hour to put it together). Would it be too much to ask to be able to load…
Haval Motors SA introduces a NEW GENERATION STEED for 2022
Dec 13, 2021 Motoring

Haval Motors SA introduces a NEW GENERATION STEED for 2022

South Africa’s number one Chinese bakkie brand rejuvenates their trusted Steed range After decades of service to the South African SOE, fleet and business customers, as well as leisure and lifestyle customers seeking a utility vehicle that truly is…
A Celebration of Land Cruiser - 70th Anniversary Model
Dec 10, 2021 Motoring

A Celebration of Land Cruiser - 70th Anniversary Model

The Number The number 70 carries particular significance for Toyota's Land Cruiser. It is 70 years ago that the first 'Land Cruiser' made its debut. Originally known as the Toyota BJ and intended for military use, this four-wheel drive juggernaut…
50 shades of blue: an iconic colour in motion
Dec 10, 2021 Motoring

50 shades of blue: an iconic colour in motion

Close your eyes a moment and imagine you’re gazing at an Alpine! There’s every chance you will picture it in blue. In the collective subconscious, that is the colour most readily associated with Renault Group’s sports car brand as a result of its…
New Amarok: From South Africa to the World
Dec 08, 2021 Motoring

New Amarok: From South Africa to the World

For the men and women making the future: the latest generation of the pick-up is being unveiled next year “I’ll be back”:from 2022, the new Amarok will be impressing again with numerous innovations The draft design shows, for example, the…
Retail price of the new Volkswagen Polo announced
Dec 06, 2021 Motoring

Retail price of the new Volkswagen Polo announced

The new Volkswagen Polo will go on sale in January 2022 Volkswagen has announced the retail price of South Africa’s second best-selling passenger car, the Polo. The front and rear ends of the new Polo have been given a sportier and fresh look. The…
Art in Motion – the Chery OMODA 5
Dec 01, 2021 Motoring

Art in Motion – the Chery OMODA 5

OMODA 5 reveals Art in Motion design language Platform is future proof and ready for all propulsion technologies New crossover confirmed for global release, including SA, Europe and Australia Chery has lifted the veil off the production version of…
All-new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé launched in SA
Nov 29, 2021 Motoring

All-new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé launched in SA

The new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé is poised to build on the success of its predecessor with this blend of qualities plus well-conceived enhancements to its inherent attributes and product substance. With the original BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé having…
Customise your Corolla Cross
Nov 29, 2021 Motoring

Customise your Corolla Cross

The Corolla Cross is one of the most anticipated products of 2021, signalling the first Corolla SUV and offering both traditional petrol and petrol-electric hybrid drivetrains in a spacious, competitive product offering. Launched earlier this month,…
Chery launches industry-leading warranty
Nov 25, 2021 Motoring

Chery launches industry-leading warranty

Chery South Africa is giving South African motorists a million reasons to choose its modern and stylish SUVs. The company today launched its Tiggo 4 Pro with an astonishing 10-year or 1-million-kilometre engine warranty. This beats not only the best…
First impressions last - Chery launches Tiggo 4 Pro
Nov 25, 2021 Motoring

First impressions last - Chery launches Tiggo 4 Pro

Urban, Comfort, Elite and SE spec levels offer something for everyone Normally aspirated and turbo engines available 1-million-kilometre engine warranty added free of charge! Chery is entering the compact SUV segment – arguably one of the country’s…
JAC Motors introduces new T8 2.0L TCi double-cab
Nov 24, 2021 Motoring

JAC Motors introduces new T8 2.0L TCi double-cab

The T8 is the most advanced pick-up developed by JAC Motors. Powerful new engine and safety features to suit lifestyle- and workhorse needs. Contemporary design aimed at leisure-orientated double-cab buyers. Luxurious appointments for a comfortable…