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Mini Cooper S 5-Door AT

OXFORD, UK – Mini and practicality are terms seldom seen in proximity to one another, but the introduction of the firm’s first ever 5-door hatchback hopes to change that perception in ...
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DRIVEN: Ford Mustang 2,3 Ecoboost

If you clicked on this post expecting to read about the mighty new V8-powered Ford Mustang and feel a bit short-changed to find it’s a driving impression of the 2,3-litre EcoBoost ...
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DRIVEN: MG3 1,5 Style

The MG3 light hatchback is anything but a clone: priced to compete with budget superminis, but styled to the compare with the Peugeot 208 and Kia Rio, the Chinese newcomer’s very ...
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MARBELLA, Spain – With more than 500 000 units sold since introduction in 1998, Audi’s baby sportscar has been an unmitigated success for the company and has proved to be one ...
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Driven: Mazda3 2,0 Individual

Mazda Southern Africa is back! Not that the Japanese brand ever left Mzansi, but after the marque’s split from Ford (a local collaboration that had a few ups and downs), it’s ...
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DRIVEN: Jeep Renegade 2,4 Trailhawk

ITALY – The Italian way of life has been a part of American culture right from the start. And now the two are combined in a brand new venture in the ...
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DRIVEN: Toyota Yaris 1,3

The B-segment is a burgeoning one in the South African car market, and while everyone has been moving ahead with good looking, well specced models that appeal to all the needs ...
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Driven: Volvo S60 Polestar

While the 2010 Polestar C30 and 2012 S60 Concept were one-off celebrations of the company’s racing successes the 750 unit limited run of Volvo S60/V60 Polestar models has been created ...
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DRIVEN: Mazda2 1,5 dCi AT

Based on first impressions, Mazda2 should succeed its popular predecessor with aplomb when it arrives in South Africa in the first quarter of 2015. ...
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DRIVEN: BMW X4 xDrive20i

BMW has released its X4 in South Africa. CAR journalist Kelly Lodewyks drove it around Cape Town to see what it offers. Exterior and interior The styling is very much baby ...
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DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz SL400

The Mercedes-Benz SL family of cars stretches back six decades to as far as the iconic 300SL,  the original “Gullwing”. We’ve seen some memorable models, including the “Pagoda” and the R107 ...
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DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz GLA220 CDI 4Matic

Gauteng towards the end of winter resembles a scorched Earth landscape with all of Nature’s colour pallet removed. This was especially prevalent when I walked out of the arrivals hall at ...
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