Launched: 2024 Mazda CX-60 Takumi

We were recently invited by Mazda South Africa to the launch of a semi-new model in their stylish passenger vehicle line-up. Their flagship CX-60 is still quite new in southern African terms, and combines innovative tech with excellent comfort features and striking design, but now there is a new top-spec “Takumi” version with a very, very interesting engine.

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Launch report: Suzuki Jimny 1.5 AllGrip (GL en GLX) 5-door

Suzuki ends off successful 2023 with the launch of the Jimny 5-door

In November 2018, Suzuki South Africa launched the brand-new and long-awaited 4th generation (code named: JB74) Jimny. While the 3rd generation Jimny was one of the key ingredients for Suzuki’s success, since re-entering the country in 2008, the model needed some modern updates. In fact, at that time, the third generation Jimny (JB23) had been in the country for a decade (two in other countries).

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Launched: Suzuki Jimny 5-door (2023)

Déjà vu for Suzuki

Suzuki certainly kept the best for last today as it publicly launched their brand new 5-door Jimny at the 2023 Festival of Motoring (Kyalami Race circuit), just like they did with their 3-door version in 2018. This follows a very busy week for the brand, which saw the reveal of two other completely new models, namely the Fronx and the XL6.

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Launched: 2023 Suzuki XL6

Suzuki South Africa is currently on a roll, not just in terms of its sales figures, but also in terms of the new models it is launching into the market. This year alone, the current third best passenger vehicle seller in the country, has already seen the launch of the new Eeco, as well as the compact SUV, the Fronx, launched exactly a week ago.

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