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OPEL GT CONCEPT FOR WORLD PREMIERE AT GENEVA MOTOR SHOW IN MARCH

NEW OPEL GT CONCEPT

The Opel GT Concept will celebrate its world premiere at the 86th Geneva International Motor Show (March 3 to 13, 2016), a statement issued Wednesday has said. This trendsetting sportscar, according to the statement obtained by AUTO REPORT AFRICA, expresses the continuous innovative strength of Opel – breathtaking in its ...

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ALL-NEW 2017 HYUNDAI ELANTRA BRINGS ADVANCED TECH, PREMIUM CONVENIENCE TO THE COMPACT CAR SEGMENT

ALL NEW 2017 HYUNDAI ELANTRA

 The all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra arrived in dealerships across the United States this month, featuring a bold aerodynamic design, a comprehensive suite of safety features, modern interior styling with class-above features, and a number of user-friendly technologies. It continues to be one of Hyundai’s all time best-selling models, known for its significant ...

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ALL-NEW HONDA CIVIC TYPE R ARRIVES SA DEALERSHIPS

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The world’s most keenly anticipated hot hatch, the all-new Honda Civic Type R, has arrived in South Africa. Billed as a ‘race car for the road’, this latest-generation Civic Type R delivers unrivalled performance and driving involvement. In a statement obtained by AUTO REPORT AFRICA, director of operations at Honda ...

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TIGER WHEEL & TYRE EMBARKS ON ECO-DRIVING CAMPAIGN

Tiger Wheel & Tyre

Tiger Wheel & Tyre SA on Tuesday embarked on an awareness campaign to encourage motorists to tap into some of the key benefits of eco-driving in order to save the environment and put some money into their pockets. Describing eco-driving as a driving style that is both ecological and economical ...

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ALL-NEW LEXUS RX MAKES ITS SOUTH AFRICAN DEBUT

ALL NEW LEXUS

Origami-inspired design cues, a heady mix of sharp creases and curves, an emboldened spindle grille and a whimsical ‘floating’ roof, the re-fashioned fourth generation RX, the luxury marque’s most successful car to date, is making an undeniably powerful visual statement as it makes its South African debut, a statement obtained ...

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TRIPLE TRIUMPH: 40 YEARS OF THE MERCEDES-BENZ 123 MODEL SERIES

A new star begins its long journey: the W 123 model series, launched in January 1976.

At its launch in January 1976, the Mercedes-Benz 123 model series offered a persuasive combination of elegance and multiple technical innovations. The saloon was the first model to become available. The range was expanded a year later by the Coupé and, for the first time, an Estate model. Over the ...

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EXCITEMENT AS LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2016 FINALISTS EMERGE

LEXUS DESIGN AWARD

Lexus International Tuesday announced the 12 finalists for the Lexus Design Award. First launched in 2013 to foster the growth of ideas that can contribute to society, this international design competition aims to support young up-and-coming creators from around the world. The fourth annual staging of the Lexus Design Award ...

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‘BEST IN CLASS’ AWARD FOR MERCEDES-BENZ GLC

Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC, EDITION 1, SELENITGRAU, AMG Line Exterieur
Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC EDITION 1, Selenite Grey, AMG Line, Exterior

‘Best in Class 2015’ – after evaluation of all the results, the Mercedes-Benz GLC has received the coveted award in the Euro NCAP Rating. As the best- in- class, the new SUV takes the lead in the “Small Off-Roader” category. The GLC is the second vehicle from Mercedes-Benz to come ...

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NEW FORD EXPLORER NOW AVAILABLE IN LEFT HAND DRIVE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

2016 FORD EXPLORER

New Explorer introduces more smart technology, improved comfort and expanded range   Available for the first time with powerful yet efficient 2.3 EcoBoost and 3.5 EcoBoost V6* engines, and proven 3.5 Ti-VCT V6   Intelligent four-wheel drive with Terrain Management System, option of front-wheel drive with 2.3 EcoBoost Base, XLT, ...

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GM REDEFINES PERSONAL MOBILITY WITH MAVEN

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General Motors has announced its next step in redefining personal mobility with new car-sharing service called Maven, which combines and expands the company’s multiple programmes under one single brand. Maven’s mission, according to a statement obtained from GM’s official website, is to give customers access to highly personalised, on-demand mobility ...

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