23.1.2020 09:24 am
The extra 20 kW and 35 Nm offered by the software upgrade is real fun to have under the right foot.
Back in 2017, Hyundai Automotive South Africa were sitting on quite a few 1.6 petrol-turbo Tucsons in Elite spec, but they were six-speed manuals. And as you know, when you are paying R664 900 for an SUV, the go to transmission is automatic. So, they weren’t exactly flying off the showroom floor.
Automatic it is quicker off the line compared to the manual.
Switch it to Dynamic mode as part of the five mode Drive Select system, the TT S becomes an animal.
The crowd actually almost crawled over the adjacent car to get a glimpse of the Supra.
This is the third instalment of our time with our long-term Ford Ranger Wildtrak and this week it is all about the new powertrain and drivetrain technology under the skin.
On my way back from Gerotek after testing this week, I spent way too much time thinking of terrible reality TV shows in trying to come up with a clever way to explain new car launches to you.
The question of what makes a moniker great will undoubtedly involve a number of factors and answers. Whether it is reliability, quirkiness or performance, there will always be a connotation, good or bad, to a certain name that will be remembered for years to come.
BMW’s initial foray into the then-growing luxury SUV segment with the X5 20 years ago was of course a watershed moment for the automaker and one which turned out to be a resounding success after wide-scale criticism.
I am sure you will pull all your hair out, one hair at a time, and do it slowly and painfully, if you hear me mention an SUV again.
Somehow, I don’t think Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, the founders of AMG, would have believed a single word you had to say some 60 years ago, if you told them that their high-performance cars would benefit from electrically assisted power.
Yip, it’s me again and we are talking SUVs again. I told you they are going to keep on coming and the Jaguar F-Pace SVR is a compact and seriously fast SUV. And not just fast in a straight-line, but unbelievably fast around corners too.
The chairperson of AA South Africa says that while achieving the minimum safety standard is appreciated, it’s not good enough.
Volvo has become the benchmark in safety. Now add unbeatable design.
XDS electronic diff lock up front and constantly adapting suspension do trick.