In 1999, one of the most successful alliances in the global automobile industry was formed between Renault and Nissan. Renault now makes full use of this alliance in South Africa and has announced that it will build its Sandero hatchback locally in Nissan’s Rosslyn plant from 2009.
Considering the lukewarm reception to Fiat Auto SA’s first sub-compact offering from Turin, the much-maligned Stilo, the Bravo had to be a major improvement. Fiat… Read more →
I’ve always believed that the underrated Alfa Romeo 159 range needed at least one automatic model and a diesel derivative to gain a larger clientele…. Read more →
The launch of the upgraded Fiat Grande Punto range sees the introduction of two new engines to enhance power and performance, as well as small changes to the Italian car’s interior. It might look similar to its predecessor, but the 1,4 16V Starjet and the
Last year, my significant other purchased a Grande Punto. It wasn’t a hard sell, because “you know who” thought it was absolutely gorgeous and, I quote, “Love the steering wheel buttons”. Now the fashionable little Fiat light car range’s had an update and fortunately for some, there are minor changes inside, but big ones under the bonnet.
What better way to unveil your most powerful diesel than at a racetrack surrounded by over 120 Italian cars and three beauty Queens? The 147 kW Alfa Romeo 2,4 JTDm Q4 knows how to make an entrance.
So Auto Africa has been and gone…that doesn’t mean that we’ve had our fill of automotive entertainment! Thankfully, the Durban Motor Show is about to erupt with everything from local model unveilings and exotica to pumping sound systems and stunt driving!
Fiat Auto SA looks to the striking Bravo to banish the apparition of the staid Stilo. Style is not really an issue here, but is there the substance to back it up? We’ll know when it arrives here in July.
Fiat Auto is well on its way to recovery with a bevy of fresh and exciting products, and the stylish Fiat Bravo is its next global contender in the all-important subcompact segment.
In the presence of Grande Puntos, Stradas and a soon-to-be unveiled compact SUV at its Auto Africa stand, Fiat Auto SA put on its hiking boots and unveiled a surprise.