The proven 39-year old Volkswagen GTi history is set to continue and we cannot wait! The new GTi is set to go on sale from 1 September 2021 although customers are already able to pre-order the vehicle with Volkswagen South Africa.
The Formula 1 paddock saw a very controversial race during the latest Silverstone race weekend. Not only was the new Sprint qualifying format seen as debatable, but also the race defining incident between Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) on lap 1. This will most probably, be the major discussion point of the 2021 season.
Arguably the fastest event on the 2021 World Rally Championship calendar, the Rally Estonia event this weekend saw the crowning of a new youngest-ever event winner. Simoultaneously, Toyota also took its sixth victory of the seven-event old 2021 championship.
This recently launched, second generation of the Hyundai Creta always makes me think of Cars. As in the Disney animated movie series, “Cars”. Why? Because the animators put each automobile’s eyes in the windscreen when plainly – obviously – they should be the headlights!
Toyota is weereens as die koning van die uitmergelende Kenya Safari Tydren bekroon. Hierdie nadat die Wêreld Tydren Kampioenskap vir die eerste keer sedert 2002 die kontinent besoek het.
Many manufacturers stick ‘sport’ badges on their top-tier models, knowing fully well that it might not be sporty at all. The new more-powerful 3.0 litre v6 Amarok, rather deserves this badge, yet silently springs a surprise on keen challengers.
Toyota, who is renowned for its World Rally Championship Safari Rally victories, won the 2021 edition yet again. Simultaneously, Sebastien Ogier/ Julien Ingrassia also took their fourth victory of the season as their biggest title rivals retired. Takamoto Katsuta / Dan Barritt also claimed their first ever podium with Toyota Gazoo Racing, whilst rally favorite, Thierry Neuville / Martin Wydaeghe again found themselves with bad luck, having to retire from the lead.
Do you remember that kid in school who happily played by themselves? Maybe later you met a friend or colleague who confidently danced to their own tune? Well, in my humble opinion, that’s what Mazda is doing.
While our entire automotive market is shifting towards SUV’s, bakkies, crossovers and other lifestyle-mobiles, companies like Hyundai are still breathing new life into the once-popular hatchback segment. We test-drove their refreshed i20 on a cold and wet Cape Town press launch.
Nuwe Santa Fe gereed vir Suider-Afrikaanse paaie
Die afgelope twee dekades het ‘n merkwaardige groei vir Hyundai in Suider Afrika gesien. Net mooi gedurende die afgelope jaar, het die Suid-Koreaanse vervaardiger op geskuif na die derde plek in terme van familie voertuie verkope. Hierdie is grootliks te danke aan ‘n puik 7-jaar waarborg, asook die uitbreiding van hul Sportnutsvoertuig modelle.