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Fiat Panda Cross packs a punch

Fiat Panda Cross packs a punch

But be warned the Fiat Panda 4×4 Cross version packs a punch. A punch that took us to the far-flung areas of Limpopo, nearby Venda for a friend’s family burial- as we took it for an arduous test drive. Packed at 3.6m long, 1.6m wide and 1.5m tall, wheelbase at 2.3m long and a front […]

FCA implements new changes

FCA implements new changes

Wheeler officially joined the company on 16 July 2018. He has served in various regions within Ford Motor Company for the last 20 years including South Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East. Wheeler has extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, financial controls, sales analysis and operational costs control. He also […]

Annual Jeep event draws huge numbers worldwide

Annual Jeep event draws huge numbers worldwide

More than 1,200 enthusiasts and their families from almost 20 countries, including Italy, Germany, France, Spain, the UK, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Holland, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Lithuania and Romania, came together to celebrate their passion for the Jeep brand. The event also drew together more than 600 Jeep vehicles but it was […]

A belissimo is what Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio is all about

A belissimo is what Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio is all about

To rev up your mind, please get yourself the Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio SUV, its first in the market. Manufactured at FCA’s plant in Cassino, Italy- this ‘beast’ would make you forget about their Italian team’s absence from the WC. It comes packed with a 2.0-litre turbo petrol, 206kW and 400Nm and power is transferred to […]

New Nissan Micra evades gale forces in Cape Town

New Nissan Micra evades gale forces in Cape Town

Yes, in my culture when it rains it’s a sign of good deeds. At launch, only the 900cc turbocharged petrol powertrain will be available, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and good for 66kW and 140Nm along with three trim levels: Visia, Accenta and Accenta Plus. Having launched the Micra Active in 2017, more than […]

C300 Merc Coupé still boss of the road…

C300 Merc Coupé still boss of the road…

Since its launch in mzansi 2016/17, the C300 Coupé brand is still popular and it won’t wane anytime soon. Simply: we had it for a week and what a head-turner it turned out to be from Sin City (oops Sun City) to the friendliest City of JB Marks Municipality- formerly Tlokwe in Potchefstroom-NW. For a moment […]