Sprint Review: 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF

A new car, lots of information in short paragraphs.

What you need to know: We actually tested this model before, about a year ago and in exactly the same colour. Back then I described its heavy automated roof (plus 160kg) and automatic box-o-cogs as giant flies in the otherwise enjoyable soup of MX-5 deliciousness. Has anything changed?

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Jeep Brand features prominently in this year’s OFF ROAD Magazine Awards

The Jeep® brand won big at the German SUV and 4×4 title OFF ROAD Magazine annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers of the off-road specialist publication voted their favourite 4×4 vehicle and SUVs from a selection of 185 models competing across 13 categories. The Jeep brand stood out by winning two coveted first places, as already in the last three years.

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Audi launches virtual reality-enabled car-buying experience

Pretoria, July 04, 2019 – In a first for the South African motor industry, Audi has launched a virtual reality-enabled Audi Customer Private Lounge (CPL) at Audi Centre Centurion in Gauteng, bringing the brand in South Africa in line with global trends, by offering an innovative, digital, retail solution which allows customers to customise the Audi of their choice.

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Tested: 2019 Mercedes-Benz C180 AMG Line

The gentle progress

Ahh, the carefree days of early adulthood. My memories include Brollocks, Terrace, Bohemia, Mavericks and other Stellenbosch places but are dominated by the cars I came into contact with back then. One of them was a then-new Mercedes C180 and almost 20 years later I finally got a chance to test one of its direct descendants in earnest.

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