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RIP: John Martin Naude

It is with great regret and sadness that CAR reports the passing of one of its own. An unforgettable and greatly loved member of the team, road test assistant, John Martin Naude ...
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Jaguar XE teased… again [w/video]

Close on the heels of Mercedes-AMG drip-feeding us with teaser images and videos of its upcoming AMG GT, is Jaguar with its new XE sports saloon. This latest teaser video gives ...
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Nissan updates the Almera for 2014

Just a year after Nissan reintroduced the Almera in South Africa, the company’s already decided to update it with revised looks and increased standard specification. On the outside, the new Almera ...
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Kia Sorento revealed [w/videos]

Following this teaser image (and video) released a month ago, Kia has last week unveiled its third-generation Sorento in its home market, Korea. The third-generation Sorento is a significant departure from ...
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Mercedes-AMG GT launch date and info [w/video]

Since the demise of the SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz has not had a performance halo model to challenge the top-flight sportcars … but on 9 September, that will change. We reported on ...
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BMW M4 Convertible and X4 pricing released

Only weeks after the local introduction of the new BMW M4 and M3, BMW has released the pricing of the new M4 Convertible. The six-speed manual M4 Convertible is priced from ...
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Volkswagen Golf R manual now available

Volkswagen’s Golf R is known for its all-round capability and as one of the quickest hot hatches. There is also the small matter of the Golf’s 4Motion all-wheel drive system giving ...
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Renault Sandero RS on the cards

It seems that Renault has a new RS model up its sleeve and it will be for the budget-conscious shopper. Autocar recently spoke to Renaultsport boss, Patrice Ratti, who confirmed that ...
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Suzuki Vitara released [w/video]

As the opening date of the Paris Motor Show approaches, we can expect more and more manufacturers to release details of new products. The latest news come from Suzuki who has ...
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Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG now in SA

Hot on the heels of the A45 and the CLA45 is the third member of the 45 AMG family, the GLA45. As its name indicates the newcomer is based upon the ...
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Renault R.S. 0.1 unveiled [w/video]

No, sadly this is not a new sports car from Renault, but rather a full-on LMP1-eligible race car. The carbon-fibre monocoque, which meets LMP1 regulations, has been designed and developed by ...
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Development of eighth-generation Golf underway

Despite the very recent introduction of Volkswagen’s Golf 7, the Wolfsburg-based manufacturer is reportedly hard at work developing the next generation of its best-selling hatchback – the Golf 8. Apparently, one ...
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