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More Power and Modified Aesthetic For The New Toyota Starlet

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   Colin Windell

  25 May, 2022

The upgraded version of the Toyota Starlet, now on sale, gets a performance boost by switching to the same 1,5-litre engine found in the Urban Cruiser. The new design comes with modifications to improve the aesthetic, performance, and overall drive with new convenience features.

New Vehicles Sales Report April 2021 Naamsa Sales Report April 2022

 Colin Windell

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 4 May, 2022

The auto sales market performed impressively in April despite the reduced selling days because of holidays, catastrophic floods in KwaZulu-Natal and supply chain disruptions because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 37 107 units sold, reflecting a rise of 1 516 units, or 4,3%, compared to April 2021. Export sales rose by 4 248 units, a 16,0%...
Ineos Grenadier Details South Africa Featured Ineos Grenadier – The Countdown Has Begun (Spec & Price Details)

 Colin Windell

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 2 May, 2022

The clock is ticking, and the countdown has begun to the formal launch of the Ineos Grenadier in South Africa. Pricing has also been confirmed, with the base model station wagon pegged at R1,4-million. There will be three BMW-powered Grandier variations at launch – the Standard, Trialmaster and Fieldmaster – and each has an extensive options list..
Suzuki Jimny GL Featured Suzuki Jimny GL Plugs a Gap

 Colin Windell

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 27 Apr, 2022

Where there is a gap, an automaker will fill it. This is what Suzuki Auto South Africa has done via the introduction of the Jimny GL that slots in above the base GA model and the full-house GLX. Although sales of both the GA and GLX models have exceeded initial supply, customer feedback identified the need for something in the middle – and the G...
New 2022 Opel Mokka Featured Opel Mokka Aims to Stand Out

 Colin Windell

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 21 Apr, 2022

South African car buyers now have a choice of two all-new Opel Mokka derivatives that feature a much-revised look and usher in a new design direction for the German company, including the ‘Opel Vizor’. As on a full-face helmet, a protective visor covers the new front face of the Opel, combining in a single element the grille, the LED headlights...
Ford Mustang California Special SA Featured Mustang California Confirmed For SA

 Colin Windell

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 18 Apr, 2022

The new California Special will be offered locally exclusively in Fastback coupé body style and is limited to just 100 units and will be made available locally. A special-edition design package with unique badging and detailing, 19-inch alloy wheels and special ‘colour shift’ California Special decals is matched to Ford’s 330 kW V8 petrol engine...
Audi Continues 17-year Performance Awards Dominance Audi Continues 17-year Performance Awards Dominance

 Colin Windell

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 18 Apr, 2022

Audi’s astonishing 17-year success in the annual World Cars Awards continued when the Audi e-Tron GT Quattro took the 2022 World Performance Car of the Year title. The results announced recently in New York saw the Hyundai Ioniq 5 take home the Car of the Year, Electric Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year accolades...
Revised Mercedes Benz GLB Mercedes-Benz GLB Goes Big

 Colin Windell

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 14 Apr, 2022

The new Mercedes-Benz GLB, in both the 250 and 220d 4MATIC models, comes with improved wheelbase proportions and revamped four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines that offer improved power, efficiency and emissions...
New 2022 Isuzu D-Max Featured Big Range, Big Hopes For New Isuzu D-Max

 Colin Windell

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 12 Apr, 2022

The much-anticipated launch of the all-new Isuzu D-Max has arrived with a bold, full-frontal assault on the light commercial market with 23 derivatives immediately available in Single Cab, Extended Cab, and Double Cab choices. There are two engine options, five specification levels, manual and automatic transmissions and 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrain...
2022 Hyundai Tucson Featured Tucson Gets Fresh New Look and Grows in Size

 Colin Windell

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 10 Apr, 2022

Hyundai Motors SA is moving forward at full speed with an aggressive launch campaign across its model range – the latest being the revised Tucson which follows the recently introduced Staria and Staria Multicab and precedes Grand Creta and Kona N. Making its Hollywood debut in Sony Pictures’ ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’, the Tucson stays on top of...
Naamsa Sales Report March 2022 Naamsa Sales Report March 2022

 Colin Windell

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 4 Apr, 2022

The automobile market has soared to new highs with 50 607 new vehicles sold in March 2022, a peak only last seen before the beginning of the Covid19 pandemic. According to NAAMSA, the Automotive Business Council, the sales total reflected an increase of 7 184 units, or 16,5%, from the 43 423 vehicles sold in March 2021...
Hyundai Grand Creta 7 Seater Featured Hyundai Grand Creta Fills The Gap

 Colin Windell

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 27 Mar, 2022

It is inescapable fact automakers grow vehicles with each new iteration, and this sometimes leaves a niche gap in the range as well in the market. With the launch of new, larger Hyundai Tucson recently, such a gap existed, and the Korean company has neatly filled that gap with a 7-seater version of the Creta, called – naturally – Grand Creta...
New 2022 Ford Ranger and Everest Revealed Revealed – New Ford Ranger And Everest

 Colin Windell

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 22 Mar, 2022

After months of craftily veiled images and hints, Ford Motor Company South Africa has taken the wraps of the new Ford Ranger and Everest that will be built at its Silverton, Pretoria plant for local consumption and export to more than 100 countries. The vehicles shown to local motoring media were not actual production models but imported...
Mazda CX-5 Receives Significant Update For 2022 Mazda CX-5 Receives Significant Update For 2022

 Colin Windell

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 21 Mar, 2022

One of the models that literally helped bootstrap Mazda out of impending obscurity – and now its best-selling model globally – the CX-5 has been significantly updated for 2022. The original version had its debut in 2011 and was given a comprehensive update in 2017. Now, the latest revision sees an evolution of Mazda’s KODO design with a new look...
Volvo XC90 T8 Available in South Africa Electric Volvo XC90 Added to Local Range

 Colin Windell

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 10 Mar, 2022

In keeping with its global promise to be an electric only pioneer, Volvo Cars has added the XC90 T8 Recharge to its range and this is now available locally. Significantly, it has a more powerful rear electric motor that generates 107 kW of power and this, combined with 233 kW from the 2,0-litre turbo-charged engine, the 340 kW power output and...


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