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DRIVEN: BMW 220i Convertible

Cape Town – Talk about big shoes to fill. The BMW 1 Series Convertible was the best-selling premium-compact drop-top globally, retailing in excess of 130 000 units since its launch in ...
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DRIVEN: Ford Focus 1,5 Ecoboost Trend 5-door

The third-generation Focus reached the midway point in its lifecycle last year and, as is custom in the automotive industry, Ford’s C-segment contender went through a raft of updates to make ...
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Driven: Peugeot 308 GT Line

Pietermaritzburg, KZN – It’s perhaps fitting that PSA South Africa chose the eve of the Westbank/SAGMJ Car Of The Year (COTY) announcement to launch the model it feels confident will be ...
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Ridden: BMW S 1000 RR

The tension was tangible. Twenty fully grown male journalists stood ashen-faced during a media briefing at Zwartkops Raceway. One reason for the onset of butterflies were dark, menacing clouds hovering above ...
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DRIVEN: Ford Grand Tourneo Connect 1,6 Ecoboost Titanium LWB

It’s a long name for a car, we know… This is the top-of-the-line model in the new Grand Tourneo Connect range that starts off with the Transit van. Remember, however, that ...
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DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG vs. 190E 2.3

How the world of fast four-door cars has changed over the past three decades – especially for Mercedes-Benz. Back in the 1980s when the German car manufacturer launched its W201 190, ...
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DRIVEN: Volvo XC90 T6 AWD

BARCELONA, SPAIN – The new XC90 is an important car for Swedish manufacturer Volvo. One would think that all new models launches are noteworthy from a manufacturer’s point of view, but ...
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DRIVEN: Mercedes-AMG C63

ALGARVE, PORTUGAL – You probably just want to know whether the new Mercedes-AMG C63 is a match for the BMW M3, right? The answer is an unequivocal, enthusiastic yes … the ...
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Driven: Chery Tiggo 1,6 TXE

Why is it that when you drive a certain vehicle you tend to notice it more often on the roads? This was exactly the case last weekend when I spotted several ...
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DRIVEN: Audi TT 2,0T FSI S tronic

Audi’s TT is arguably the model that drew the Ingolstadt-based brand into mainstream cool. Gone were the stoic, square sedans of the 80s and early 90s, and in was a rounded ...
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Lexus NX 200t F-Sport

With the arrival of the NX, Lexus has finally dipped its toe into the lucrative premium compact SUV segment. But will its distinctive looks and the promise of sporty dynamics be ...
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DRIVEN: BMW X6 M50d

The X6 is now in its second generation. When the first version arrived, it’s raison d’etre was questioned by new-model-weary journos and much of the motoring cognoscenti. Well, BMW still sold ...
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