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Ford Ranger FX4 a Wildtrak alternative

19.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Ford Ranger FX4 a Wildtrak alternative

A recent survey by Lightstone Automotive found that the sales of double cab pick-ups throughout the first 10 months of 2017 comfortably eclipsed those of single cab models and that the Ford Ranger had set the tone by selling in greater numbers than its archrival, the Toyota Hilux.
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Audi TT RS is bonkers and utterly brilliant

19.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Audi TT RS is bonkers and utterly brilliant

The term "bang for your buck” was invented for products that exceed the expectations endowed upon them by their respective price tags.
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Smallest Jaguar F-Type a surprise

19.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Smallest Jaguar F-Type a surprise

Towards the end of 2017, I attended the local media launch of the updated Jaguar F-Type, which now comes with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine.
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Alfa Stelvio a stellar SUV attempt

15.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Alfa Stelvio a stellar SUV attempt

We are currently living through a revolutionary time within the automotive industry. In the relatively distant future, we’ll see our mobility solutions change dramatically, with autonomous vehicles and alternative energy vehicles such as electric and fuel cell cars.
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Diesel Kia Sportage an impressive package

15.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Diesel Kia Sportage an impressive package

The Kia Sportage has had to play second fiddle in the sales charts to the Hyundai Tucson, with which it shares its platform and engines, over the past few years
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Renault Clio RS 200 still a serious hot hatch

02.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Renault Clio RS 200 still a serious hot hatch

You could refer to them as pocket rockets for those who are in no mood to upgrade or willing to go the crossover/SUV route, yet the simple answer is that the market for junior hot hatches has never been as strong as it is now.
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The sensible and wild side of Hilux

01.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

The sensible and wild side of Hilux

The Toyota Hilux is undoubtedly a South African favourite. It is a bakkie that ignites passion and has somewhat of a cult following. It has a proven track record for being reliable, rugged and now, sophisticated.
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New Ford Kuga out to prove a point

30.01.2018 by Justin Jacobs

New Ford Kuga out to prove a point

Ford South Africa definitely needed to refresh its second generation Kuga which had been on the market since 2012. Unfortunately, towards the end of its lifecycle, a specific model did experience some controversy. Thankfully, a new Kuga arrived and I got behind the wheel to see if it’s worth a look.
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Kia Rio delivers the goods

23.01.2018 by Sean Nurse

Kia Rio delivers the goods

There’s no denying the popularity of both the third and fourth generation Kia Rio from a South African context.
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Renault Duster takes everyday life to the cleaners

22.01.2018 by Charl Bosch

Renault Duster takes everyday life to the cleaners

Looking at the assortment of vehicles my colleagues and I were privileged to have driven in 2017, an interesting development was how I would always find myself the custodian of the press vehicles from Renault.
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