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New Generation Hyundai Santa Fe Now Available in South Africa

New Generation Hyundai Santa Fe Now Available in South Africa

The arrival of the new third generation Hyundai Santa Fe should continue to worry competitors in the SUV segment. The Hyundai/Kia Group has managed over the years to grow their market share significantly mostly as a result of their increased model line-up but most I believe as a result of their improved styling and focus […]

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The Beautiful and Soulful Aston Martin Rapide S

The Beautiful and Soulful Aston Martin Rapide S

The more assertive looking Aston Martin Rapide S is touted as being the most powerful four-door Aston Martin to date. The peak output in the new Aston Martin Rapide S has been increased by 17% with the introduction of the new AM11 6.0 litre V12 power plant that sees it developing 410kW. The Aston Martin Rapide S […]

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Alpine Advisory Board Created to Monitor Upcoming Models

Alpine Advisory Board Created to Monitor Upcoming Models

Following the announcement of the reintroduction of the Alpine brand and the founding of Société des Automobiles Alpine Caterham, an advisory board has been created.  The advisory board will be under the authority of Renault’s Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares (read our previous article here). The board’s mission will be to advise and assist the senior […]

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McLaren to Celebrate 50 years this Coming September

McLaren to Celebrate 50 years this Coming September

McLaren will be turning 50 this year, on September 2nd 2013, the McLaren Group will celebrate its 50th anniversary. To be honest McLaren only became known to me in the early 1990’s when McLaren released the McLaren F1 under the guidance of Ron Dennis, Gordon Murray and Peter Stevens. I have taken a keen interest in the company […]

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Sneak Peek of the Rolls Royce Wraith

Sneak Peek of the Rolls Royce Wraith

The first official teaser image of the Rolls Royce Wraith was released yesterday ahead of its launch at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. We were going to attempt to write our own views of the Rolls Royce Wraith based on the silhouette of a picture Rolls Royce released yesterday but in retrospect we […]

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Auto Transmission Introduced on the Volkswagen Amarok

Auto Transmission Introduced on the Volkswagen Amarok

A new 8-speed automatic transmission has been introduced on the Volkswagen Amarok, a feature which VW states will set it apart in the 1-tonne bakkie category. The 8-speed transmission on the Amarok was specifically developed for it, and for that matter VW believes they have achieved to develop a transmission which offers gearshift speeds at the level […]

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Audi RS4 Avant Now Available in South Africa

Audi RS4 Avant Now Available in South Africa

The Audi RS4 Avant is now available in South Africa and has come in priced at a whopping R8750, 000. The Audi RS4 will only be available in the guise of the Avant as Audi at the moment has not planned a sedan for production. The Audi RS4 Avant is powered by a 4.2-litre V8 which produces […]

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Alfa Romeo Roadster to be Produced by Mazda

Alfa Romeo Roadster to be Produced by Mazda

One of last week’s highlights, that is excluding the North American International Auto Show, was the announcement that Mazda would be producing the Alfa Romeo Roadster for Fiat. The open-top two-seater sports car for Fiats Alfa Romeo brand will be produced at Mazda’s plant in Hiroshima, Japan, starting from 2015. The new Alfa Romeo Roadster […]

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Jeep Compass Altitude Limited Edition Launched

Jeep Compass Altitude Limited Edition Launched

Jeep this week announced the launch of the limited edition Jeep Compass Altitude for the 2013 model year. In a week which has seen the launch of the Keep Grand Cherokee Alpine Edition, it seems Chrysler South Africa has decided to kick-start the year in an aggressive manner. We wonder what else they have planned […]

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The Infiniti Q50 Sports Saloon

The Infiniti Q50 Sports Saloon

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 has how do we put it “outstanding proportions and presence” according to the makers. Having been introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it’s makers believe that the Infiniti Q50 will propel “Infiniti in a bold new direction, ” according to Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen. In fine-tuning […]

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