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For months there has been speculation about what engine the new Suzuki Jimny will use, whether it will have a locking rear differential and whether it will be equipped with cruise control. We can finally answer most of these questions, as Suzuki recently released the technical details of this iconic 4×4. The [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
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Ever look at a Fiat 500 and think, “man, I wish someone would convert that to a single cab bakkie?” No? Neither have we, but that hasn't stopped Fiat from doing just that. It's not really marketed as a bakkie, but it has a load bin… To be fair, there is some [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
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At first this drag race seems rather one-sided, don't you think? The McLaren is powered by a 3.8-litre twin turbo V8, which produces 419kW and 600Nm of torque. It sprints to 100km/h in 3.2 seconds. The Trackhawk is powered by a supercharged 6.2-litre V8, which produces 527kW and 875Nm of torque. It [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
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Thule stocks a host of innovative carrying solutions for lifestyle enthusiasts, including the recently launched X Class. The line-up includes a roof-mounted bike holder, kayak canoe or surfboard carriers, fishing rod holders, luggage baskets and boxes. “Thule products are designed with a simple philosophy and that's summed up in the ‘Bring Your [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
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I say old chap? Fancy a spot of Bentley? The Bentley Bentayga V8 Diesel – the first diesel-powered Bentley ever – is now available in South Africa. With Porsche having a hand in its development, the four-litre V8 diesel engine, borrowed from the Audi parts bin, features Triple Charging – two twin-scroll [...]
Wed, Jul 04, 2018
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Volkswagen sure is taking its time to enter the small SUV segment, but it seems the wait will be worth it. The T-Cross in launching later this year, but until then we have a design brief to look at. The T-Cross draws heavily from the concept with the same name, which made [...]
Wed, Jul 04, 2018
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