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The all-new Niro embodies Kia’s commitment to a sustainable future

Kia has today revealed the all-new Niro, a next-generation state-of-the-art model that further demonstrates the company’s rapid progress in becoming a global sustainable mobility solutions provider. An integral part of Kia’s growing eco-friendly model line-up, the next-generation Niro has been designed from the ground up to meet the complex and varied needs of today’s sustainability […]

Chery Tiggo 8 Pro range confirmed for SA

The success of the Tiggo 4 Pro and the rapid growth in customer and dealer demand has prompted Chery South Africa to expedite the launch of its flagship Tiggo 8 Pro range. With this decision, Chery has committed itself to deliver the first Tiggo 8 Pro models to South African dealers within weeks. It will […]

Kia EV6 and Carnival win prestigious 2021 GOOD DESIGN Awards

Kia has been awarded two prestigious design awards for two of its latest models, with the Kia EV6 electric crossover and fourth-generation Kia Carnival MPV taking top honors in the ‘Transportation’ category in the annual GOOD DESIGN Awards.  The all-new EV6 is Kia’s first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), and is the first Kia to […]

FRESH-FACED FORESTER FOR 2022

Subaru Southern Africa’s most popular SUV, the Subaru Forester has received a mid-life update, further heightening its appeal. The MY2022 Forester will be the product to inaugurate Subaru Southern Africa’s 30th year in South Africa, available in local dealers from January 2022. The 2022 Subaru Forester will be offered in four derivatives including the 2.0-litre […]

Together in Electric Dreams – Nissan celebrates 35 years of Sunderland production with custom-built 100% electric LEAF-powered Bluebird

Celebrating 35 years of production at the Sunderland plant, Nissan has commissioned a very special conversion of the Nissan Bluebird – the first car off the factory’s production line in 1986. Called `Newbird’, the one-off project car is powered by the 100% electric drivetrain of a Nissan LEAF, the pioneering mass-market EV that kick-started the […]

2022 Audi R8 V10 performance RWD

Even more power and driving enjoyment – that’s what the word “performance” stands for at Audi Sport. The new R8 V10 performance RWD is available as both a Coupé and Spyder with 20kw more and joins the R8 V10 performance quattro in the R8 lineup. The rear-wheel drive mid-engine sports car offers driving thrills with […]

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Hyundai Motorsport enters Rallye Monte-Carlo with youth and experience

The first chapter of a new challenge in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) begins at Rallye Monte-Carlo this weekend with Hyundai Motorsport focusing on making a fast start to the Rally1 hybrid era. Battling for victory in the new Hyundai i20 N Rally1 from 20 to 23 January will be a line-up that boasts […]

AL-ATTIYAH SECURE 2022 DAKAR WIN WHILE LATEGAN TAKES FINAL STAGE

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel brought their GR DKR Hilux T1+ home safely on the final stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally to win the event overall by 27min 46sec. This is the Qatari driver’s second victory for the team, having previously won the event in 2019. At the same time, […]

DE VILLIERS INTO TOP 5, AS AL-ATTIYAH HOME IN ON VICTORY

The penultimate stage of Dakar 2022 saw TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel maintain their lead at the head of the field, when they went 7th-fastest on Stage 11, just 6min 42sec behind the stage winners. At the same time, their nearest competitors were handed a 5min penalty for speeding in a controlled […]

LATEGAN FASTEST OF TOYOTA CREWS ON STAGE 10 OF DAKAR 2022

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel continued their measured pace at the 2022 Dakar Rally, recording the 7th-fastest time on Stage 10 of the 12-stage event. Their nearest competitor recorded a time only 1min 25sec faster than the GR DKR Hilux T1+ crew, who still hold a commanding overall lead of 32min […]

BAIC ORV Team to march into Dakar Rally in 2022 again

There are four famous vehicle racing events in the world, including F1, 24 Hours of Le Mans, WRC, and the most grueling race, the Dakar Rally. Also called the “game for the brave”, Dakar Rally is extremely challenging to both vehicles and athletes alike. January will see the launch of Dakar Rally 2022. The BAIC […]

Hyundai ready to tackle new WRC era with hybrid i20 N Rally1

Hyundai Motorsport is powering into a brand-new era of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with its Hyundai i20 N Rally1 challenger and a four-crew line-up that is intent on delivering more success for the team in 2022.

TOUGH STAGE FOR DE GINIEL AS NASSER HOLD STEADY AT THE TOP

Stage 7 of the 2022 Dakar Rally brough disappointment for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dennis Murphy. The pair were lying in 4th position overall mid-way through the rally, after a tumultuous opening week filled with drama. But a broken oil pipe put paid to their podium aspirations, just 130km into the […]

SHAMEER AND DANIE SHINE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING ON STAGE 6 OF DAKAR 2022

The final stage leading up to the mid-point of Dakar 2022, Stage 6, saw TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Shameer Variawa and co-driver Danie Stassen record their best finish of the race to date, posting the 7th-fastest time on the stage. The GR DKR Hilux T1+ crew trailed the stage winners home by 4min 6sec, moving up […]