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DRIVEN: Volkswagen Touareg

Four years into the second-generation Touareg lifecycle the brand has chosen the occasion of a minor facelift to adjust the already comprehensive standard specification equipment available throughout its local range. ...
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Driven: Audi S1 Quattro

KYALAMI – 170 kW… 370 N.m… 250 km/h… R449 500. Those are some sizey numbers. Especially for a small hatchback. They’re numbers boasted by the new Audi S1 Sportback and they ...
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DRIVEN: Audi S4 Class A Production Car

Part and parcel of being a car tester is regularly setting the driver’s seat, steering position and mirrors. There is a wide variety of heights across the CAR team so this ...
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DRIVEN: Fiat 500X 1,4 MultiAir

Fiat is known, or rather, famous for its small cars, this legacy kicking off with such icons as the 1936 Topolino and the 1957 Cinquecento. With the rebirth of the 500 ...
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DRIVEN: GWM Steed 6 and Steed 5E

The introduction of the latest-generation GWM Steed to the local bakkie market is important for two reasons. First, from the consumers’ point of view, when considering the bakkie offerings from unestablished ...
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The second iteration of the Soul, Kia’s quirky little urban runabout, promises to build on the character of the original while ironing out some of its ride- and build-related shortcomings. But ...
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DRIVEN: Porsche 911 GTS

Apparently Los Angeles is plagued by traffic jams. Not that we’d know, hurtling through the almost deserted roads of the Angeles national forest, this was the yin to the yang of ...
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DRIVEN: Smart Fortwo 66 kW

The rebirth of the Smart brand has begun. After the original Fortwo captured the attention of city-car buyers, the second version was merely an evolution of that theory. Now, the third-generation ...
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CALIFORNIA, USA – Ten thousand. That is the approximate number of Mercedes-AMG SLS models that were sold as new vehicles in the past five years. It is an impressive figure in ...
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DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz CLS400

A facelifted version of the second-generation CLS (introduced in 2010) has been launched in South Africa and with it comes a choice of two new engines, one new transmission and a ...
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Driving impression: Mercedes-Benz B220 CDI 4MATIC

MAJORCA – Although the Mercedes-Benz B-Class has long been regarded as something of a fringe player in a line-up that’s often seen the limelight stolen by the fanfare surrounding its more ...
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DRIVEN: Opel Corsa 1,0 Turbo 5-dr

FRANKFURT, GERMANY – Having fallen out of serious B-segment contention, especially back home in South Africa, Opel’s Corsa was in real need of replacement. While we’ve seen the likes of its ...
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