An all-new Fiesta has recently been launched in Europe, but, in the meantime, the South African version has received a final facelift to make it more competitive before the introduction of the new model.
The successor to the current Opel Astra, due in 2004/5, will feature radical styling and a more upmarket image. We bring you pictures and details of Russelsheim’s challenger to VW’s Golf, Peugeot’s 307, Citroën’s Xsara and Ford’s Focus.
Delta Motor Corporation has started delivery of a limited edition Corsa Utility 1,6i Rogue.
Toyota South Africa has given its ever-popular Hilux model a little facelift to keep it ahead of the pick-up pack.
Cape Town off-road enthusiasts who are still suffering from withdrawal symptoms after dealing with the beach ban will have something to rave about this weekend at the 2002 4×4 Expo to be held at Thunder City from Friday until Sunday.
Hummer has won the first round in the court war with DaimlerChrysler after claims that the army-style H2’s grille was too similar to that of Jeep. The Hummer grille has seven vertical slots, as do Chrysler’s Jeeps.
A crowd of more than 2000 gathered in St Lucia on Saturday to protest the government’s policy banning 4x4s on beaches. The protesters consisted of motorists and vendors affected by the ban.
The Port Elizabeth High Court has given the SA Shore Angling Association permission to use vehicles during its national championship in East London next week after the government withdrew permission at the last minute.
The SA Shore Angling Association has been forced to apply for an interdict to use vehicles on the beach during its national championship in East London next week after the government withdrew permission at the last minute.
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa is supporting the SA Anglers’ Association’s fight to be exempted from the government’s blanket ban of 4×4 vehicles on beaches. The anglers included a letter of support from Naamsa in their court submission.