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Alfa Romeo

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Honda Ballade 1,5 Elegance AT 205900 4 321 4 1497 P 88 6600 56 145 4800 5 F A 12,2 180 7,92 4 S S S S S S Civic 3 5-drhatch 4-dr saloon Seats 4 5 (Type R 4) Fuel tank 50 litres Boot 312 1120 (hatch), 304 928 (sa loon) dm3 Serv. P Ian 5 yr 90 000 km EuroNCAP crash 5 stars CAR Guide video CARmag.co.z Good Excellent quality. Spacious, practical family cars. Type R is a scream. Bad Facia design is love hate. Not exactly bargains. Our choice 2,2 i-CTDi VXi hatch. Replacement due All-new saloon due...

Bait And Switch

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Bearing Breaker

I often wondered why Afrikaners used to call Englishmen Rooinekke. And then, about three years ago, Rodney Watson settled in our town. His permanently ruddy face and neck are so prominent that the locals had no choice but to call him Rooinek. He's an artificial inseminator, and spends most of his time driving like a maniac on country roads and tracks to get to his clients while their cows are still in the mood. His 2009 Nissan X-Trail never gets a wash, and at 70 000 km one set of front-wheel...

Behind The Tech

The MyFord Touch technology fitted to range-topping Focus models offers new ways of accessing the car's info-tainment system via voice control and switches on the steering column. The system operates through two displays one on the instrument panel displays vehicle information, while the eight-inch touch screen mounted mid-facia presents the four main features that can be operated via SYNC voice control -audio, telephone, navigation and climate control. The system seemed to work quite well on...

Bmw

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Bt50

Payload 1 093 1 278 kg (model dependent) Good Essentially a prettier Ford Ranger, but with the same tough underpinnings. Bad Rear space on Double-Cab. Our choice 2500 TDi DC SLE 4x2. Replacement due Late this year. Also look at Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux, Isuzu KB, Mitsubishi Triton, Nissan Navara, Volkswagen Amarok

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Child Safety

The article on the licence demerit system (CAR February 2011) reminded me of something that I find really troubling. I often notice motorists driving along with children standing up against the facia, on the front or rear passenger seats and even on the back of open pick-up trucks Recently I saw a lady in a premium saloon with two girls standing up through the sunroof Then there was a bloke whose little girl was constantly sticking her torso out of an open rear passenger window. The proud...

Child Safety 2

Some parents don't seem to care about their children's safety when travelling in vehicles. Children are often seen standing on the front seat. Some of the kids even lean on the facia while the car is in motion. Other parents drive with their children on their lap, pretending to teach them how to drive. I wonder if such drivers ever consider the risk. Like the adult occupants, children must remain seated in a moving vehicle and fasten their safety belts. Let's do the right thing for our...

Chipping Risk

Jake explains why chipping is risky at www. carmag.co.za SuperSport is looking for a female Rugby presenter. If you're passionate about the game, know it inside out and you're a lady, you could kick-start a career in sports broadcasting by becoming Lady Rugga. Your first assignment Covering the IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. For more on this awesome opportunity, visit www.supersport.com

Chrysler

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Citroen

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Creative Technologie

The new 6 Series Convertible blends understated beauty with refinement and a brisk turn of speed, of course ELEGANCE. For a greater part of the previous decade, it was a word not generally associated with the designs of BMW passenger vehicles. Not too long ago, every new BMW introduction was punctuated by vociferous debate. In the case of the previous-generation 6 Series, for example, the majority of respondents either favoured the coup and convertible's progressive styling or lambasted former...

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Diesel Dilemma

The diesel vs petrol comparison table in the Diesel dilemma article in the February issue was interesting to read. It is a pity that double cabs, for example, were not included in the table, because it would have been interesting to see if they follow the same pattern as passenger cars. Although diesel technology has progressed, one still hears of turbo failures. I have two colleagues that experienced turbo failures at 60 000 and 75 000 km respectively. Luckily they had maintenance plans...

Dream

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Driving The New Audi A6

Although the outgoing A6 range hasn't traditionally enjoyed the same levels of popularity in the South African market as in Europe (it's the class leader in Germany), Ingolstadt's executive saloon is undoubtedly an important character in the vorsprung success story. So, having achieved its objective with the outgoing (C6 generation) A6 - at least in the global market - Audi could not be expected to meddle too much with the design of the C7. That said, the new car does manage to display some,...

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I am from Namibia and have rebuilt a 1984 Toyota Hilux 1600 bakkie. I installed a 3T (1800) Toyota Corolla engine and a 2T (1600) four-speed gearbox. The vehicle gives me a lot of pleasure but it tends to overheat when exceeding 120 km h. I have removed the clutch-operated fan and put in a 10-blade electrical fan in front of the radiator. The fan has a Nissan Sentra 1600 temperature switch mounted on the thermostat housing and it switches on at 92 degrees Celsius. Should I change the switch or...

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Estimated Launch Dates

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207 CC 3 5-dr hatch, 2-dr convertible Seats 4 5 (CC 2+2) Fuel tank 50 litres Boot 256 976 dm3 Serv. Plan 4yr 60 000 km. EuroNCAP crash 5 stars CAR Guide video CARmag.co.za Good Charming, comfortable city slicker. Now better value. CC is sexy. Bad 1,4 models a bit underpowered. Our choice XS 1,6 HDi. Replacement due Not for a while. Also look at Renault Clio, Citro n C3, Honda Jazz, Volkswagen Polo, Ford Fiesta, Mazda2, Opel Corsa, Suzuki Swift, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai 20. 20 000 kmtest June...

F1 In 2011

Rear wings can now be adjusted from inside the car, but drivers have complained that there is now too much activity in the cockpit. A driver may now adjust the rear wing of his car from the cockpit, altering its angle of incidence to one of two set values. It is hoped that this will boost overtaking. The adjustment must be electronically controlled so that it can be used at any time during practice and qualifying, but during a race it may only be activated when a driver is less than one second...

Facelifted

Lexus' IS-based performance saloon, which was introduced to the South African market at the beginning of 2010, has received a bit of a shave. Significant changes include the addition of LED daytime running lights, and the the IS-F mimics the brand's L-motif in the revised headight clusters. Most of the changes have been made inside the cabin with a revised instrument cluster and a centrally-mounted rev counter reading to 9 000 r min with an integral digital speedometer. A smaller 330 km h...

Fast Facts

The ride is compliant, even if the roads I experienced were better than those we are used to locally, and road noise is minimal. There is even a decent level of weighting to the steering action. Interestingly, Peugeot has developed two different front suspension systems for the 508. The default arrangement is a MacPherson strut-type whereas the range-topping GT model uses a double-wishbone layout. On the road the difference between the two systems can be felt,...

Features

Out test unit came with the R41 000 option of grey mattfinish paintwork - certainly a head-turner. catching. Unfortunately, it does show its age in terms of its less-than-intuitive Comand electronic interface, but interior build quality and finish are still class leading. Its power delivery is very impressive, even if the transmission seems too leisurely in its responses. Be that as it may, the CL is redeemed by its impeccable, unflustered ride quality. If a buyer seeks grace, pace and space,...

Fiat

Www.fiat.co.za Telephone 011 205 3700 Dealers 28 500 3-dr hatch Seats 4 Fuel tank 35 litres Boot 160 S88dm3 Serv.Plan 5yr 90000km EuroNCAP crash 5 stars CARGuidevideo CARmag.co.za Good Lovely retro design. Fun to drive. Many features. Bad Given recent price cuts, not much Our choice 1,4 Pop. Replacement due Some spec and gearbox upgrades imminent. Also look at Mini Cooper, Kia Soul, Ford Fiesta, Citro n C2, Nissan Micra, Audi A1.20 OOOkmtest January 2010(1,4 Sport

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From Need To Desire

When volume sat at the forefront of HMC's business model, the design of Hyundai's products favoured functionality over flair - it was a good foundation, but ultimately the route to further growth on a global scale meant that a shift from functional to emotional value had to take place. We wanted people to go from buying a Hyundai purely out of necessity to aspiring to own one of our vehicles, explained Ahrens. In recent years, the company's product brief has moved in a direction that Ahrens...

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Gathering Momentui

During CAR magazine's recent visit to Hyundai Motor Company's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea a number of the organisation's key attributes came to light. When asked to pinpoint the company's main strengths that allow it to out-manoeuvre its rivals, Hyundai Motor Company's CEO Seung-sukYang smilingly stated that rival motor manufacturers are worried about our speed Pressed to expand upon this earnest statement, Yang explained that where many manufacturers hesitated to expand operations or...

Gear Codes

Am I perhaps the only reader who is pleased with himself for cracking some of the codes used to reflect the 'gears' in CAR Guide What I don't understand with certainty is how to discern which vehicles have low ratio gear-boxes Would you confirm that 5x2 4 is permanently in 4 wheel drive, with a low ratio option and a 5x2 2-4 has the option of 2 or 4 wheel drive and a low ratio And do the 4x4 (5x2 2-4) configurations offer better economy and sophistication than 5x2 4 Why are some vehicles...

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THE Chrysler Group, once the third largest automaker in the world and current producer of Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge, has had a tough time of it lately. But despite bleak financials the company exceeded sales and operating expectations in 2010 and a spate of new and refreshed models could see a turn-around in 2011. Key to its future success is -undoubtedly - the company's product strategy and the ability to shrug off a US 5,6 billion debt obligation in rescue loans from the US government. A key...

Government Backing

Following the decisions on the basic specification of the Joule, SA-born and ex-Jaguar designer Keith Helfet got involved and, for a while, the project appeared to pick up steam. But soon publicly-stated deadlines started being missed and big questions were being asked about the viability of the project especially as it involved tax-payer money. To this point (2011) we've spent around R250 million on the Joule Right, top to bottom prototype testing has been extensive. Electric systems being...

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4-dr saloon Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 71 litres Boot 320dm3(GS450h 248) Maint. Plan 4yr 100 000 km EuroNCAP crash 5 stars CARGuidevideo CARmag.co.za Good Superb build quality and loads of standard features. Refinement. Hybrid model packs a punch. Bad Boot space and lack of a folding rear seat. Ageing facia. Our choice GS300. Replacement due In a year or two. Also look at Jaguar XF, BMW 5 Series, Audi A5 A6, Volvo S80, Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Gt3

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Gwm

Foton Thunda DC 2.2 CV Foton Thunda DC 2.8 TDXV Foton Thunda SC2.2 V Foton Thunda SC 2.2 CV Foton ThundaSC2.8TDCV 4 22S7 P 76 4S00 4 2S00 D-T 6S S600 4 22S7 P 76 4S00 4 2S00 D-T 6S S600 www.gwm.co.za Telephone 011 805 6621 Dealers 67 CB150 4-dr hatchback Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 45 litres Boot n a Serv. Plan n a EuroNCAPcrash n a CAR Guide video no Good Something different. Bad Still untested. Our choice Only one model. Replacement due Brand new. Also look at Daihatsu Materia, Toyota Avanza, Renault...

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Honda

Www.honda.co.za Telephone 0800 466 321 Dealers 34 4-dr saloon station wagon * Seats 4 5 * Fuel tank 65 litres * Boot 312 846 (saloon), 274 1064 dm3 (estate) * Serv. Plan 5yr 90000km * EuroNCAP crash 5 stars * CAR Guide video carmag.co.za Good Quality reputation. Comfortable cabins. Excellent build. Bad Getting expensive. Pinging engines have been reported. Our choice 2,0 i-VTEC saloon. Replacement due Facelift imminent. Also look at Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3 Series, Good Quality reputation....

Honda The intelligent choice

Buy a new CRV or Accord and get up to R40 000 trade-in assistance OR Buy an automatic for the price of a manual Honda Auto West Rand Honda Auto Northcliff Corner Hendrik Potgieter & Jim Fouche, Tel (011)675 3222 www.hondawestrand.co.za Corner Beyers Naude & Monkor Drive Tel (011)219 8900 www.hondanorthcliff.co.z3 2010 Mitsubishi Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLS LWB. F house, charcoal leather, s roof, extras 22 000km, bal of M plan. R580 000.

Hottest Xkr

Jaguar released initial details of its most hardcore XK model, the XKR-S, just prior to the Geneva Motor Show (see CAR next month). At the time of going to print there wasn't much detail available but the XKR-S will use a tweaked version of the marque's supercharged 5,0-litre V8 engine. The company has, however, released the numbers that matter most. The engine that powers the XKR-S delivers 410 kW and a thumping 680 N.m of torque. It clocks a claimed zero to 100 km h time of 4,2 seconds before...

Hyundai

Www.hyundai.co.za Telephone 0S61 427 222 Dealers 87 Accent 3-dr hatch 4-dr saloon Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 45 litres Boot 360 944 (saloon), 216 928 (hatch) dm3 Serv. Plan 2 yr 45 000 km EuroNCAPcrash n a CAR Guide video CARmag.co.za Good Dependable family motoring. Good performance. Solid value. Bad Base model lacks ABS. Ageing. Our choice 1,6 HS. Replacement due Third quarter. Also look at Toyota Yaris saloon, Kia Rio, Volkswagen Polo Vivo Classic, Renault Logan, Accent 3-dr hatch 4-dr saloon Seats...

Hyundai Accent

The seventh-generation Accent's exterior design is highlighted by eagle-eye two-tone bezel headlamps, L-shaped fog lamps and a large hexagonal front grill. The new car sits on a platform 70 mm longer and marginally wider than the outgoing model, which translates to a spacious cabin and a generous boot. Power is provided by Hyundai's the new-generation Gamma engine in 1,4- or 1,6-litre variants with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) developing 79 kW 136 N.m and 91 kW 155 N.m,...

Hyundai On The Wagon

Hyundai has released initial images and information about its i40 wagon that was due to make its official debut at the recent Geneva Motor Show. The i40's styling follows the company's fluidic sculpture design language which currently graces such models as the latest Sonata and ix35. The Europe-bound i40 will feature such nice-to-have items as heated and reclining front and rear seats, a heated steering wheel, as well a demister system that Hyundai claims can automatically detect and clear mist...

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Has to drop the lower tailgate and shift them in with no danger of damaging any paintwork. A bonus is that you can also stash all your wet gear in the space under the board. This gives the appearance of an empty vehicle when viewed through the side or rear windows. Another novel interior feature is the heads-up display which shows speed, cruise control settings and a distance alert to warn the driver whether the distance to the vehicle in front is far enough to allow an emergency stop. On a...

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Our model is the EX-S that stands at the top of the Jazz pile in terms of standard specification. It makes use of Honda's tried and trusted 1,5-litre i-VTEC engine that delivers 88 kW and 145 N.m and is mated with a weighty and slick-shifting five-speed manual gearbox driving the front wheels. The entire Jazz range is well equipped with an audio system with MP3 capability and USB port as are electrically-operated windows, exterior mirrors and front foglamps. Climate control is standard....

Abd

If it has wheels and an engine you will find it in George. Bikes, trikes, MGs and Mercedes dominate one corner of the P W Botha College sports grounds that is the home of the annual George Old Car Show, which this year attracted almost 1 000 entries. W , V) r*- V,' . rr F3l j ric h - P- f . -'i T - ' - f , * . 1 ' L-1 ' 3l - - K * , I f - f9 . 1 -ft _r j, ----r t INS and Fashion was the theme for this year's annual George Old Car Show, a Garden Route spectacular that never fails to attract a...

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Seven seats up, and there's nowhere to put the Mazda's parcel shelf. Seven seats up, and there's nowhere to put the Mazda's parcel shelf. Distinctive Maybe. SsangYong Stavic-ish Definitely accomplished people mover that it has always been. Interior updates include a new design for the instrumentation and centre console, with soft-touch materials on the upper part of the facia and doors. There's still a lot of buttons, but now in a far more intuitive layout that's easier to work with, and the...

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3B0 1B00 Ix2 2-4 A 13,I 166 11,3 4 S S S S S F 3 5-dr hatchback 4-dr saloon Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 45 litres Boot 248 896 (hatch 1,376 1 Guide video no Good Funky, sporty and economical. Saloon's boot is generous. Bad Cheaper models lack some features. Our choice 1,6 Ambiente 5-dr. Replacement due Not for a while. Also look at Honda Jazz, VW Polo, Opel Corsa, Mazda2, Hyundai i20, Toyota Yaris, Peugeot207, Renault Clio, Kia Rio, Fiat G rande Punto

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Make way for the new Toyota Hilux Xtra Cab. Built extra tough with ample space and secure storage behind the seats. Plus it comes standard with electrically adjustable exterior mirrors, cruise control, a leather steering wheel and gear knob, driver and passenger airbags, and a multi-information display. Here's to wide open spaces both inside and out. Hilux Xtra Cab range 3.0 D-4D Raised Body'Raitler and 3XJ D-4D 4x4 Raider. Visit www.toyota.co.za for more information. AU AM K AM STUTT STUFT-...

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320 1500 6 F A 8.0 235 11.3 6 S S S S S S S40 V50 4-dr saloon 5-dr station wagon Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 62 litres Boot 320 1 248 (S40 saloon), 256 1 056 (V50) dm3 Ma int. Plan 5 yr 100 000 km EuroNCAP crash 5 stars CAR Guide video no Good Classy, inside and out. Well-specced. Bad A bit smaller inside than rivals. Our choice S40 2,0. Replacement due 2012. Also look at BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, Lexus IS250, Subaru Legacy, Honda Accord, Mazda6. 20 000 km test April 2009 (V50 D5 Geartronic)

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Japie Makes Toast

I remember reading many years ago that the 1937 Mercedes-Benz GP team used to fry an egg on the back wheel of one of their cars after one lap of a racing circuit to show how hot the tyres got. Using a car as a cooking utensil was very popular just after WW2. A number of shops used to sell specially-shaped containers that could be fitted on top of exhaust manifolds to cook food. Some manifolds were obviously more suited to that kind of thing than others. The other day Japie tried to use a car...

Jmc

Good Well-priced and offers good value. Bad Untested in local conditions. Our choice Untested. Replacement due Unknown. Also look at GWM Pick-up, Tata Telcoline, Mahindra Bolero, Toyota Hilux, Nissan NP300, Foton Thunda www.jmcsa.co.za Telephone 011 668 0300 Dealers 9 2 4-dr pick-up * Seats 2 (single-cab), 4 5 (double-cab) * Fuel tank 65 litres * Payload 916 1106 kg (model dependent) * Serv. Plan n a * EuroNCAP crash n a * CAR Guide video no Good Well-priced and offers good value. Bad Untested...

Journey Wrapup

Viewthe Dodge Journey long-term wrap-up only at www.carmag.co.za. Click on gallaries and the video tabs to find all the most popularvideos. If so, then we'd like to know what you think of it. E-mail us at car ramsaymedia.co.za. Don't forget to read regular updates on www.carmag.co.za

Kenwood

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Kian Eriksen

THE Rooi Els road that hugs the coast from Gordon's Bay on the way to Hermanus rates as one of the most entertaining pieces of twisty tarmac in the country, provided you're not staring at the behind of a Hyundai Atos rental car for most of the way, which is usually the case. Today, however, I have a clear run. My steed for the day is not what you'd describe an obvious choice for this kind of exercise, though It is electric and it got this far doing mostly fast highway cruising from its base in...

Korean Pride

While the business approach speaks volumes, it sometimes pays dividends to get an outsider's view of the ethos at the epicentre of such a dynamic and daring approach to business. CAR spoke to Hyundai's recently-appointed director of the global PR team overseas division, Frank Ahrens. Having spent 18 years as a keen-eyed business writer at the Washington Post, Ahrens is uniquely positioned to give a candid insight. Hyundai is Korean he states, something one would normally consider a...

Lamborghini

Www.lamborghini.co.za Telephone 011 70S 6S51 021 421 7626 Dealers 2 Gallardo 2-dr coup 2-dr convertible Seats 2 Fuel tank 90 litres Boot 64-136 dm3 Serv.Plan 3yr 50 000 km EuroNCAP crash n a CAR Guide video no Good Fearsome performance. Vastly improved quality. A storming drive. Bad Very expensive. E.gear shift paddles are too small and poorly placed. Our choice LP560-4 Spyder. Replacement due A few years away. Also look at Ferrari 458 Italia, Porsche 911,Aston Martin V12 Vantage,Audi R8,...

Land Rover

Www.landrover.com Telephone 012 450 4006 Dealers SS 3 5-dr SUV 2 4-dr pick-up Seats 2-7 (model dependent) Fuel tank 75 litres (90 model 60) Boot 160 1 458 (110 model), 160 912 (90 model) dm3, payload 1131 1380 kg (model dependent) Maint. Plan 3 yr 100 000 km EuroNCAP crash n a CAR Guide video no Good Still astough as nails. Bad And as uncomfortable as sleeping on a bed of them. Our choice 110 Station Wagon. Replacement due Around 2013, we think. Also look at Jeep Wrangler 3 5-dr SUV 2 4-dr...

Lopec Auto Spares

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5-dr SUV Seats 8 Fuel tank 93 litres Boot n a Maint. Plan 4yr 100000km EuroNCAP crash n a < Good Hugely spacious. Loads of techno logy and features. Bad Still untested. Our choice One model only. Replacement due Brand new. Also look at Range Rover, Toyota L and Cruiser 200 VX, Audi Q7, Mercedes-Benz GL ,S 240 14,6 6 S S S S S

Mahindra

Www.mahindra.co.za Telephone C12 66i 3i6i Dealers 3C Bolero 2 4-dr pick-up 5-dr SUV Seats 3 (single-cab), 4 5 (double-cab) Fuel tank 57 litres Payload 1 025 kg (single-cab), 925 kg (double-cab) Serv. Plan 3years 60 000 km. EuroNCAP crash n a CAR Guidevideo no Good Tough, apparently, and quite cheap. Bad Untested, so we don't know. Our choice Unknown. Replacement due Unknown. Also look at GWM Pick-Up, Tata Telcoline, Nissan NP300, Foton Thunda Mahindra Bolero DC NEF4x2_

Man Enough

Visit CARmag.co.za to view the BMW 6 Series Convertible which had its international launch in Cape Town ahead of the local introduction in mid-2011. View the video, which gives you a detailed view of the svelte Convertible in open-top configuration, with special focus on its head-up display funtionality and the reverse camera hidden behind its boot badge. We've also got a gallery and wallpapers. 3. Renault Megane RS Special Report

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Maserati

Www.maserati.co.za Telephone C2i 464 356C Dealers 2 GranTurismo 2-dr coupe convertible Seats 2+2 Fuel tank 86 litres Boot 184 dm3 Maint. Plan 5yr 100 000 km EuroNCAP crash n a CAR Guide video no Good Flamboyant looks hide a surprisingly spacious interior. GTS sounds amazing. Bad Uncomfortable front seats. Our choice GranTurismo S. Replacement due Unknown. Also look at Jaguar XK, Mercedes-Benz SL, Aston Martin Vantage, Porsche 911, Nissan GT-R

Matchup

Download wallpapers from this test photoshoot on carmag.co.za Although not as large or well-quipped as the _ BMW, it offers V8-powered open-top motoring for significantly less than its rivals. Optional Aircap mfc and Airscarf technologies worthy of the extra cost. Scores strongly in terms of road presence, interior refinement and high-tech features. Powered by a superb engine gearbox combination, but all those goodies don't come cheaply. A more overtly sporty offering than the BMW or 'Benz. The...

Mercedes Bmw Audi

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Mercedesbenz

Www.mercedes-benz.co.za Telephone 0800 133 355 Dealers 70 A-Class 3 5-dr hatch Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 54 litres Boot 256 1 160 dm3 Maint.Plan 6yr 120000km EuroNCAP crash 5stars CAR Guide video CARmag.co.za Good Cheapest entry into the world of the three-pointed star. Good value package. Bad Driving position. Our choice A180. Replacement due 2012 13. Also look at BMW 1 Series, Audi A3 Sportback, Volkswagen Golf, Honda Civic, Nissan Qashgai A-Class 3 5-dr hatch Seats 4 5 Fuel tank 54 litres Boot 256...

Mercedesbenz Cl63

Mercedes' muscular CL63 AMG gets a smaller engine, but loses none of its sledgehammer performance It's a budget Bentley, serene and powerful - MF A typical iron fist in velvet glove bruiser. Love it - HO Certainly a car thatjj can live with. And P play with - BH THERE'S always some trepidation when manufacturers break with tradition - even more so when it involves a performance car's engine and specifically a switch from a naturally-aspirated engine to one with forced induction. Enthusiasts,...

Mercedesbenz Cl63 Amg

Denotes hip point of 1,8 m adult Cd0,28 j'j 2 Denotes hip point of 1,8 m adult Cd0,28 j'j 2 Width (excl mirrors) 1 871 mm Track front rear 1 601 1 607 mm Ground clearance (unladen) 140 mm Width (excl mirrors) 1 871 mm Track front rear 1 601 1 607 mm Ground clearance (unladen) 140 mm Fuel supply direct injection, bi-turbocharged and intercooled Bore stroke 98,0 90,5 mm Power peak Red line (r min) 5 500 6 300 Max torque (N.m) 800 Torque peak (r min) 2 000-4 500 Low gear 2nd gear 4,38 2,86 to 1...

Mighty Mouse

Having arrived on the local saloon racing scene late in the '68 season -just five days after world-wide homologation of the Escort Twin-Cam, and with just two weeks of preparation under its belt - there was no hope for championship contention for the Cosworth-engined Team The team had ripped out the 1 594 cm3 d-o-h-c engine and increased the compression ratio as well as the engine size With Lucas fuel injection and 1 676 cm3 displacement, it produced 164 kW at a dizzy 9 000 r min and 184 N.m of...

Mini

Www.mini.co.za Telephone B B 666 Dealers 17 3-dr hatch convertible* Seats 4* Fuel tank 50 litres Boot 136 592 (hatch), 120 520 (convertible) dm3 * Maint. Plan 3yr 75 000 km * EuroNCAP crash 5 stars * CAR Guide video no Good Funky, fun and hugely loveable. Great resale value. Bad Space. Firm ride. Some interior design elements a definite case of form over function. Our choice Cooper S. Replacement due Next year, but coup version coming. Also look at Volvo C30, Volkswagen Beetle, Alfa Romeo MiTo,...

Mini Cooper John Cooper Works

Top slight nose-down stance adds aggression. Above retro interior's sporty touches include a chunky steering wheel and carbon gear knob. EVERY so often a long-term test car arrives at our office that has all the staffers looking over it with envious eyes. That day arrived late in December, 2009 when a brand-spanking-new Mini Cooper John Cooper Works was collected from BMW. It was a beautiful thing, too, painted in fire-engine red with black highlights and model-specific alloys. YRN778GP...

Mini Wrapup

View the Mini Cooper JCW long-term wrap-up only at www.carmag.co.za. Click on the video tab to find all the most popular videos. The Peugeot 3008 is undeniably quirky in appearance. The Peugeot 3008 is undeniably quirky in appearance. Peugeot's quirky and practical 3008 joins the long-term fleet THE 3008 is the crossover vehicle in Peugeot's vehicle line-up - a bit like an enlarged 308, just as the title suggests. Being keen on some country crawling whenever time allows, I tend to fancy SUVs...

Mium

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