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Honda’s Brio may be overlooked by many, but a used example is what you need to beat the budget blues.

In the face of rising fuel costs and living expenses, the easiest way to save money is by getting rid of that expensive SUV or hot hatch that may pinching your pocket every month with a high instalment, a heavy fuel bill or even worse, BOTH!

If you’ve found yourself facing that dilemma, then its high time that you begin looking at an unlikely candidate which will help you save money while ensu

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VW has just announced the specifications of the latest Mk8 Golf R, their most powerful Golf to date.

The Golf GTI has always been the benchmark for hot hatches but back in 2007 VW unleashed a contender that even outperformed their own golden child, that contender was the Golf R...and now, there’s a new one.

The Golf R has been the most powerful and aggressive model in the Golf range since its inception in 2007, and with the launch of the Golf Mk8, the big question on the lips of Golf fans has

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Living That Jeep Life in a Used Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler has become the ultimate expression of off-roading freedom globally, a freedom that South Africans have also fallen in love with.

The Jeep Wrangler, in particular, the third generation JK has become one of the most common modern Jeeps on our roads and it’s not unusual to see people from all and any walks of life behind the wheel of a Wrangler, be they fashionistas or Indiana Jones style, adventurers.

This popularity has meant that the

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Jeep has revealed its latest Grand Cherokee L, and it looks set to shake up the local luxury SUV market.

The Grand Cherokee has always been Jeep’s luxury contender but for some reason, the Wrangler’s more reserved older brother and the classiest member of the Jeep family never carried the same sense of sophistication as its European counterparts.

Well…that is about the change because Jeep has just launched their brand-new Jeep Cherokee L and this time, it looks like they’ve taken the “Good ol’

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Jeep has revealed its latest Grand Cherokee L, and it looks set to shake up the local luxury SUV market.

The Grand Cherokee has always been Jeep’s luxury contender but for some reason, the Wrangler’s more reserved older brother and the classiest member of the Jeep family never carried the same sense of sophistication as its European counterparts.

Well…that is about the change because Jeep has just launched their brand-new Jeep Cherokee L and this time, it looks like they’ve taken the “Good ol’

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Mitsubishi Motors have released their new Triton GL single cab bakkie targeted at business owners.

It’s no secret that South Africa’s bakkie market is one of the most competitive segments out there with Ford and Toyota battling it out every month for top honours, Isuzu regaining its footing after the GM exit and their mother company taking over, and both Mahindra and GWM getting in on the action.

Strangely enough, Mitsubishi hasn’t been as active in this bakkie war, despite having all the hall

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Volvo Car South Africa used the Festival of Motoring to show off The Beast, a very special XC60.

Beast and Volvo are two words I never expected to use together in the same sentence, but it seems that has to change because Volvo Car South Africa had a trick up their sleeves which they revealed at the recent 2022 Festival of Motoring, The Beast 2.0!

The Beast 2.0 is a unique, highly customised version of the Volvo XC60 T8 R-Design AWD, equipped with loads of carefully selected modifications. The

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Audi Centre Centurion Goes Solar as They Embrace E-Mobility

Audi Centre Centurion has embraced solar power as they transition to greener energy and e-Mobility.

Electric cars, or “e-Mobility” in PR speak, are here to stay whether you like it or not, but one of the biggest arguments against electric cars has always been:
• They derive their electricity from fossil fuel power stations, so are they really that “green”?
• This is specific to South Africa; how do you recharge your car while the thre

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The Stunning Maserati MC20 Has Arrived in South Africa

Maserati is finally in the game with the MC20, their real supercar that will be gracing SA streets.

Maserati is one of the oldest Italian sports and luxury car brands, but for the last several decades the iconic name has been left to live in the shadows as Ferrari and Lamborghini grabbed all the attention.

Thankfully that is set to change, and Maserati is finally giving South Africa's Italian motoring fans something better than awkwardly

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Honda’s New BR-V, The Better Choice?

Honda has released their all-new second-generation BR-V, and it's a stunner…loaded with Honda dependability.

Honda Motor Southern Africa has just released their all-new, second-generation BR-V in a move that looks to cement the brand’s presence in South Africa's 7-seater SUV market and shake a few feathers in the process.

Compared to the outgoing model, this new BR-V has been improved on so many fronts, from the exterior and standard features, to the techn

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Audi’s New RS3 Turn Up The Heat!

Audi has just launched their latest RS sedan and hatch, and let’s face it, the mid-size performance segment better watch out!

Local South African Audi fans, and anyone with an ounce of petrol in their veins have every reason to celebrate this Spring, because Audi has just released their brand new RS3 Sportback (that’s Copywriter speak for hatchback) and sedan.

Now usually I have never been an A3 fan, but I will admit that this latest incarnation is outrageousl

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The Latest Nissan Qashqai is Coming Our Way

The latest incarnation of Nissan’s ever-popular Qashqai Crossover is getting ready for its South African launch.

Another week and it seems like another Crossover is making its way to South Africa, and this week, it’s the turn of the Nissan Qashqai!

Off the bat, I will admit that I never liked the Nissan Qashqai or any other of Nissan’s smaller SUVs/Crossover. Well, that is all about to change because the new Qashqai is HOT! Just look at the photos,

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South Africa’s new vehicle sales are still going strong in the face of economic hurdles.

Despite Load Shedding battering the South African economy and a cost of living crisis affecting the majority of the world thanks to Russia’s war in the Ukraine, believe it or not, there still some silver linings.

One of those silver linings comes courtesy of the Naamsa’s August Domestic Vehicle Sales figures! According to the latest numbers, year on year new vehicle sales rose by 14.2%, coming in at 47,200

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Haval’s cements their position as a mainstream brand with the launch of their new H6 HEV.

Do you remember when Haval was the substitute? People jumped on the Haval wagon purely for their bang-for-buck, when maybe, what they really wanted was the Kia or Hyundai equivalent.

Well, Haval has put those days behind them and their latest run of products has seen the brand become an alternative to the more established players.

This latest evidence of this shift can be seen in the launch of the new Ha

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When it comes to igniting passion among car enthusiasts, Kia hasn't really been in the spotlight. The Korean automaker has been recognised more for its practicality over the years. However, a potential game-changer is on the horizon in the form of the GT4 Stinger, a thrilling, gorgeous sports car that resonates with driving enthusiasts and delivers an exhilarating experience.

One glance at the Kia GT4 Stinger and it exudes an aura of speed. With its wrap-around windshield, flared fenders, and s

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Strange Traffic Laws from Around the World

On your way to an overseas holiday and renting a car? Driving around the world can be an exciting and eye-opening experience. Not only do you get to explore new destinations, but you also encounter different cultures and, sometimes, some truly peculiar traffic laws. In this blog post, we'll take you on a wild ride as we explore some of the most bizarre traffic laws from around the world. Buckle up and get ready for a journey filled with unexpected regu

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Every iconic car brand has a captivating story that has shaped the automotive industry. From visionary founders to groundbreaking innovations, these legendary car brands have left a mark on history. In this blog, we delve into the fascinating tales behind some of the world's most renowned automakers; tracing their origins, breakthrough moments, and enduring legacies.
• Ford: Pioneering the Mass Production Revolution At the turn of the 20th century, Henry Ford introduced the world to the concept

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The automotive industry has always been a fascinating world, attracting countless enthusiasts who appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of cars. While buying a brand-new vehicle is often an exciting experience, there is an equally passionate community that thrives on the thrill of finding and owning second-hand cars. In recent years, the online second-hand car enthusiast culture has grown exponentially, bringing together car lovers from around the world. In this blog, we will delve into this u

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Manual vs. Automatic Cars: The Pros and Cons

When it comes to buying a car in South Africa, one of the biggest decisions you'll have to make is whether to go for a manual or automatic transmission. Each type of car has its own set of advantages and disadvantages, and it's important to consider them carefully before making your purchase.
• Better Control: With a manual car, you have more control over the gear changes, allowing you to better tailor your driving style to the road conditions.
• Che

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As petrol prices continue to rise and environmental concerns become more pressing, it's important to get more mileage from your fuel. Fortunately, there are plenty of tips and tricks you can use to improve your car's fuel efficiency and save money in the process. In this blog post, we'll explore 10 of the best tips for getting more mileage from your petrol, from using the right fuel to avoiding aggressive driving.

Tip #1: Use the Right Type of Petrol

One of the easiest ways to get more mileage

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What You Can Expect to Pay for Replacing Electric Vehicle Batteries

Electric and hybrid vehicles are picking up worldwide, and for some who can afford it, even here in South Africa. But, like all devices, batteries need replacing, so what do you do when your EV's battery time is up?

It's seemingly impossible to obtain a quotation for replacing EV's batteries in South Africa. Even the search engine Google couldn't help me. I discovered an article on Treehugger that presented facts about the pri

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Audi Ready To Roll Out Twenty New Models Within Three Years

The Volkswagen luxury car folks are going to try something pretty ambitious, but it's not totally crazy. Audi will exhaust every resource over the next three years as they strive to move to an all-electric lineup and launch twenty new models.

The über carmaker has been hinting at going full electric for a while now, like many other car manufacturers. From the Audi A6 e-Tron to the recently unveiled Audi Activesphere. In the coming yea

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We all know that the future of motoring definitely does not lie with fossil fuels. Electric vehicles are taking the world by storm in countries where electricity is not a problem (Cough: Not-South-Africa).

But having an all-electric car in South Africa at the moment is pretty much the same as having an electric toothbrush when you're staring a three-day blackout in the face.

And yes, people who can afford an all-electric car can probably afford to live off the grid, but that is a lot of batter

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If you have been joking around with the rest of the carbon neutral crowd, this cliche has probably come up, but now it's actually in the works.

India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki Motor, has announced that it will use cow dung to fuel cars. In more detail, to power its CNG (compressed natural gas) also known as biogas cars.

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Maruti Suzuki and Asia’s largest dairy manufacturer, the National Dairy Development Board and Banas Dairy.
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