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Toyota C-HR a package hard to beat

15.05.2017 by Charl Bosch

Toyota C-HR a package hard to beat

Viewed up-close, it really does not take a trained eye to fathom why the Toyota C-HR deserves the hype surrounding it as one of the most eagerly awaited new models of 2017.
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Isuzu KB a solid but aged option

15.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Isuzu KB a solid but aged option

The bakkie market in South Africa is one that has evolved quite a lot over the last few years. About as far removed from the early days as can be, today you can get models equipped with items such as touchscreen infotainment displays, keyless entry and automatic headlights to name but a few.
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Diesel Hyundai Creta a viable option

08.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Diesel Hyundai Creta a viable option

The local SUV segment continues to go from strength to strength with manufacturers introducing more crossover and SUV-type vehicles within their respective model ranges.
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Abarth firecracker, the 595 Competizione

08.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Abarth firecracker, the 595 Competizione

Every now and again we receive a test car that gets the office excited, not because it’s insanely fast, ultra luxurious or laden with technology, but rather because it speaks to us as enthusiasts, despite the fact that it might not make any sense at all.
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BMW 740e green and stately

05.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

BMW 740e green and stately

The latest BMW 7-series offers technology that would baffle the guys who put spaceships amongst the stars 10 years ago.
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Audi Q2 a questionable buy

05.05.2017 by Charl Bosch

Audi Q2 a questionable buy

The rapid and some would say drastic change in the automotive landscape of late has seen some fairly intriguing and even odd creations emerge from the drawing board onto the streets.
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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe not just a pretty face

03.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe not just a pretty face

I’m not quite sure what the fuss is with these coupe-like SUVs, but they seem to be quite popular. BMW started with the X6 and Mercedes-Benz followed suit with the GLE Coupe.
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Peugeot 2008 worth a look

02.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Peugeot 2008 worth a look

It’s not every day that we get a Peugeot to test, so when the updated 2008 arrived, I grabbed the keys before my two colleagues had the opportunity to do so. The last Peugeot I drove was in fact the previous 2008 back in 2013.
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Mitsubishi Triton an underdog to be taken seriously

18.04.2017 by Charl Bosch

Mitsubishi Triton an underdog to be taken seriously

For a brand vested in motoring folklore for its complete domination of the Dakar Rally and its rally-derived but now sadly discontinued Lancer Evolution, you cannot help but shed a tear at the rapid decline that has befell Mitsubishi.
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Jaguar's F-Pace pretty and relevant

07.04.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Jaguar's F-Pace pretty and relevant

South Africa, although recently reduced to junk status, is still a key market for some not so junk cars, in particular SUVs.
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