Volkswagen just announced its most powerful derivative in the Amarok range with a whopping 190 kW and 580 Nm under the hood. That is a massive 25 kW and 30 Nm more than the previous 3-litre, V6-diesel mill. And under full throttle for ten seconds, the power output will rise to a massive 200 kW.
To “pimp your ride” could cost you dearly, says Ford. Not only could it bring your warranty into question, but the premature failure of components could pose a major safety risk.
Ford expanded its Everest range by adding a 4x4 version at the lower end of the range.
Audi has extended the Sportback shape and nomenclature normally reserved for its A1, A2, A5 and A7 to the Q3.
Nissan’s off-road capable Patrol is now available with a new look and new technology.
Renault added two models to its Duster range, both called Techroad with an emphasis on the off-roader look.
Mercedes-Benz upgraded the expensive V-Class with more horses in the form of the V300d
From January next year, South Africans will be able to buy a face-lifted version of their favourite Volksie Bus or as it is called, the Transporter range.
A combination of diesel and electric power is on the cards for the Range Rover Sport. The Range Rover will also be upgraded towards the end of this year.
MINI is the latest manufacturer that will have a new, an all-electric offering for South African customers in the shape of the MINI Cooper SE with first deliveries scheduled for October.
Renault launched the new Mégane R.S. 300 Trophy in South Africa with 221 kW, which tops the Cup’s 205 kW from the same 1800 turbo-charged petrol engine. The ‘300’ in the name refers to the amount of horsepower (300) delivered by the engine.
The Suzuki X-Rider, which started out as a limited edition in 2016, is now an established part of the Isuzu D-Max bakkie range with a new D-MAX 3.0 TD Double Cab X-Rider Auto added to the range.
Kia has launched a new city-slicking delivery version of its entry-level Kia Picanto Start, named the Runner.