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Beetle and up! add “Club” special editions into their model line-ups

Beetle and up! add “Club” special editions into their model line-ups

Volkswagen has refreshed the Beetle and up! model line-ups with the addition of a special edition package. The ‘Club’ special edition package has exclusive interior and exterior styling features such as new alloy wheels, painted side mirror housings and new seat trim. In the Beetle, the ‘Club’ special edition package is only offered with the […]

Volkswagen Sasolracing team is geared up for round six in Cullinan

Volkswagen Sasolracing team is geared up for round six in Cullinan

ROUND six of the National Rally Championship (NRC) sees the Volkswagen Sasolracing team head to the Cullinan area for two days of intense competition. On Friday, August 14, the Volkswagen Sasolracing team can be see at the official start to the event at Fort Klapperkop in Pretoria before heading to Cullinan. Saturday, day two of […]

All-New Volvo XC90 Launched in South Africa

All-New Volvo XC90 Launched in South Africa

Since the unveiling last August at an event in Stockholm, the XC90 has been attracting a great deal of attention thanks to its stunning design, innovative powertrain program and its redefinition of the connected in-­-car control experience. “The XC90 represents the future of Volvo Cars. It is the first step in our product renewal plan […]

Bad weather is the big winner at the Volkswagen Rally

Bad weather is the big winner at the Volkswagen Rally

TEN of the planned 12 Volkswagen Rally stages took place in Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas on Friday and Saturday. In a highly demanding national rally environment, the inclement weather of the weekend added an extra factor for rally competitors. “I am proud of the Volkswagen Sasolracing team members for their performance under some really […]

Touring Superleggera reworks Ferrari F12 into Berlinetta Lusso

Touring Superleggera reworks Ferrari F12 into Berlinetta Lusso

It’s called the Berlinetta Lusso, and like its 60’s vintage predecessor, Touring’s version is built on the chassis of a V12 front-engined monster, the Ferrari F12, that is no stranger to power and performance. The mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment and powertrain are untouched from the Ferrari F12, meaning Touring’s show car packs a wallop. […]

The all-new, bolder Toyota Fortuner bows in

The all-new, bolder Toyota Fortuner bows in

Redefining freedom, the all-new Toyota Fortuner makes its much-anticipated global debut. New Fortuner eschews a purely utilitarian presence for cool new styling, an additional helping of luxury features and a refined drive, while still epitomising strength and genuine all-terrain capability. Fortuner’s lineage is an interesting one: the SUV derivative of Hilux began life in 1998 […]

Fiat 500X Crossover

Fiat 500X Crossover

The Fiat 500X makes its début on South African soil with a new compact crossover in the 500 family that marks the evolution of the brand and technology through the development in its DNA. A beauty with character, the new car explores a brand-new dimension of being 500, where a mature, elegant, all-Italian style “clothes” […]

The new Mercedes-AMG GT: Driving performance for sports car enthusiasts

The new Mercedes-AMG GT: Driving performance for sports car enthusiasts

The first Mercedes was a racing car and its most recent successor carries this heritage forward: with the new Mercedes-AMG GT, the Mercedes-AMG sports car brand is moving into a new, top-class sports car segment for the company. The GT is the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG. Its front mid-engine concept with […]

Ford Performance Rally Team Aiming for Fourth Win of 2015 Season

Ford Performance Rally Team Aiming for Fourth Win of 2015 Season

The South African National Rally Championship heads to Port Elizabeth for the fifth round of the series, the Volkswagen Rally on 17 and 18 July, and the Ford Performance team of Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton are determined to claim their fourth win of the season. Cronje and Houghton lead the championship on 60 points, […]

Volvo XC90 named Auto Express Car of the Year 2015

Volvo XC90 named Auto Express Car of the Year 2015

The Volvo XC90 has been named Car of the Year 2015 and Large SUV of the Year at this year’s Auto Express New Car Awards. Volvo Cars’ award-winning XC90 is already close to selling out its entire first year’s planned production run of 50,000 cars. To date over 44,000 cars have been ordered. “This award […]