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Mazda recalls models for faulty air-bags

Mazda recalls models for faulty air-bags

According to MAZDA SA, the affected include Mazda2, Mazda6 and Mazda RX-8 vehicles equipped with the “PSDI-4” driver-side air bag inflator, the “SDI-160” driver side air bag inflator, or the “SPI”, “SDI-230” and the “PSPI” passenger-side air bag inflators. These are vehicles produced from 2003 with VIN numbers starting with MM6DE, JM6GG and JMZSE. To […]

The all new CLA Coupé is MBSA money-spinner

The all new CLA Coupé is MBSA money-spinner

Whatever, superlatives to describe the latest Mercedes Benz CLA coupe is most welcome. Having had the privilege to test drive a sleek German is everyone’s dream and mine was awesome. Yes, this is a major facelift from fresh design, refreshed new bumpers, a diamond radiator grille, McPherson front and 18” inch new wheels, defines the […]

‘Petrolheads’ gearing up for the Wesbank Motoring Extravaganza

‘Petrolheads’ gearing up for the Wesbank Motoring Extravaganza

This means that this year’s programme will range from test drives and interactive motoring to a 4×4 experience, super cars and pit access to elite classics and motorsport legends. “Never has a motoring event in South Africa offered such a wide range of activities and areas of interest as the upcoming event,” said Konstantin von […]

Ford Figo and Ikon recalled for fluid leakage

Ford Figo and Ikon recalled for fluid leakage

Owners of 15‚600 petrol-engined Figos and Ikons‚ built in India between August 2004 and March 2012 and sold in South Africa‚ received emails from the carmaker on Wednesday asking them to “immediately” contact a Ford dealership to replace their vehicle’s power steering high pressure hose. “The hose may split‚ resulting in a power steering fluid […]

The all new AMG V6 enters the market

The all new AMG V6 enters the market

The E 43 4MATIC with the 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine on board represents the most powerful variant of the Mercedes-AMG 43 range. With two new turbochargers and corresponding software applications, the charged six-cylinder engine delivers an output of 295 kW. As ever, the standard-specification AMG Performance 4MATIC four-wheel drive combines optimum traction with high agility on […]

Opel shows confidence in SA by unveiling new models, new plans

Opel shows confidence in SA by unveiling new models, new plans

It revealed plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its market presence in the country with a new distributor and new exciting entries to its portfolio. The Williams Hunt group has been appointed as the dedicated distributor to distribute and sell the Opel brand in South Africa, effective January 2018. Williams Hunt has been […]

Opel Astra’s selling point all round excellence

Opel Astra’s selling point all round excellence

Well, despite the parent company General Motors declaring that by end of 2017, they will be dis-investing from South Africa for numerous reasons-thanks to declining economy and lack of political leadership- Opel Astra will forever be etched in our minds. The Astra’s all-round excellence has not gone unnoticed on the local front either and since […]

Fuel drop a relief for motorists- but for how long?

Fuel drop a relief for motorists- but for how long?

This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “Our expectation for June is that petrol will drop by up to 26 cents a litre, with a 20 cent drop for both diesel and illuminating paraffin,” says AA. The Association noted the […]

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