Freshened: KIA Rio gains electric power, new tech & design

“KIA has announced upgrades to its fourth-generation KIA hatchback. These include refreshed interior and exterior designs and a mild-hybrid motor.” KIA has freshened its Rio hatchback with significant upgrades to its exterior and interior design in addition to safety and infotainment technologies. The new model will also be power by a 48V mild-hybrid motor mated […]

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In clear sight. Land Rover’s new Ground View technology

“The realisation of Land Rover’s transparent bonnet concept previewed on the Discovery Vision concept six years ago, makes this fantasy a reality.” Imagine being able to see through the bonnet of your vehicle as you drive so that any obstructions, such as rocks when driving off-road or kerb in challenging urban situations, are made easy […]

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Faithfully reproduced: Rolls-Royce Cullinan 1:8 scale replica

“Taking over 450 hours to build one, Rolls-Royce has handcrafted miniature Cullinan models to client’s specification.” Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has faithfully reproduced their luxury SUV, the Cullinan in replica scale models of 1:18. With each process taking up to 450 hours, the luxury automaker handcrafted these models using over 1000 individual components which are made […]

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Mazda initiates production of its first-ever EV

“Equipped with Mazda’s e-Skyactiv drive technology, the Japan-based automaker has started production of its MX-30 all-electric SUV.” Mazda has begun production of their first-ever electric vehicle the MX-30. Set to be built at the Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima, the EV SUV is powered by an e-Skyactiv electric drive that drives front wheels with […]

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Lexus swells its UX compact crossover line up with the UX 250h EX

“Lexus has announced its new entry-level compact crossover in UX 250h EX grade.” The 2020 Lexus UX 250 hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover, now in its first year since launch in South Africa, continues to impress drivers with its surprising attention to detail, charismatic design and smooth hybrid drive. The UX is a leap forward in […]

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Volkswagen and Squadra Corse racing team make motorsport accessible to S.A. youth

“Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa together with Squadra Corse have invested in the future of motorsports in South Africa.” With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; […]

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