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AMT does Renault Kwid no favours

23.05.2018 by Sean Nurse

AMT does Renault Kwid no favours

I'm rather open about the fact that I'm not a massive fan of either the Renault Kwid or the car with which it shares a platform, the Datsun Go.
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Audi RS3 Sportback: The super hatch

11.05.2018 by Sean Nurse

Audi RS3 Sportback: The super hatch

The hot hatch segment has evolved at a rather rapid rate over the past decade or so. It all started with iconic vehicles such as the Peugeot 205 GTI and Volkswagen’s Golf GTI in the 70s and 80s. These cars gained notoriety because they were based upon regular everyday hatchbacks, but had rather large engines, improved bra ...
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Fiat's Fullback ups the stakes

10.05.2018 by Gavin Foster

Fiat's Fullback ups the stakes

With Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) this month finally announcing the long-awaited union between Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa and Chrysler South Africa, allowing them to operate as a single financial and trading entity from 1 May, there will be fewer obstacles to some potentially interesting product sharing. Take th ...
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Isuzu KB still has what it takes

07.05.2018 by Charl Bosch

Isuzu KB still has what it takes

When one departs the scene, another flourishes is probably the best way to describe Isuzu's recent success since General Motors (GM) left South Africa last year.
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Subaru Outback a solid package.

04.05.2018 by Sean Nurse

Subaru Outback a solid package.

Renowned by car enthusiasts as a performance car producer with World Rally Championship (WRC) infused into its products and a fanatical group of owners, the Subaru brand has quite a bit of heritage.
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New Toyota Yaris a hit-and-miss B-segment entry

02.05.2018 by Charl Bosch

New Toyota Yaris a hit-and-miss B-segment entry

An odd choice is perhaps the best way to describe Toyota's decision earlier this year to replace the Japanese sourced Yaris with the completely unrelated model made in Thailand.
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Renault Megane GT an underrated product

17.04.2018 by Sean Nurse

Renault Megane GT an underrated product

The fourth generation of Renault’s Megane hasn’t exactly been a raging sales success within the local market since its introduction in 2016; however, I don’t think it has as much to do with issues related to do with the car as it does to the lack of consumer awareness surrounding the product.
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Haval H6 C a compelling segment buy

16.04.2018 by Charl Bosch

Haval H6 C a compelling segment buy

It signalled its intentions in quite a big way last year by referring to itself as a dedicated SUV brand, yet Great Wall Motors’ (GWM) luxury Haval division still faces an uphill battle when compared to the established contenders from Japan, South Korea and Europe.
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BMW 330i delivers on the promise

29.03.2018 by Justin Jacobs

BMW 330i delivers on the promise

I’ll never forget the day I walked out of school in grade eight and noticing an E46 BMW 3-series that belonged to a friend’s father in the parking lot.
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Alfa Romeo Giulia QV a serious German rival

26.03.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Alfa Romeo Giulia QV a serious German rival

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde (QV) has entered the market at a time when other players in the segment are at the top of their game, think BMW M3 and Mercedes-AMG C63 S.
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