Saturday, 13 October 2012

2013 PORSCHE CAYENNE TURBO S BREAKS COVER






Porsche announced the availability in Europe of the 2nd-generation Cayenne Turbo S, based on the Cayenne range. The new car is the most powerful SUV on Porsche’s menu, putting out more power than the 368kW “normal” Turbo through the same 4.8 twin turbo V8. As a consequence it goes even faster than before.

SPIED: 2013 BMW M6 GRAN COUPE




It was always inevitable that the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe would spawn an M version. It was only a matter of time. Now confirmation has come through in the form of these spy pictures snapped by the okes at Bimmerpost. The four-door coupe, BMW’s first, is apparently set to hike power up from the normal 412kW.

GOLD USAIN BOLT SPECIAL EDITION NISSAN GT-R ANNOUNCED


The world’s fastest man and one of the world’s fastest cars have formed a partnership. The Nissan GT-R Bolt edition was announced as a once-off special piece created in honour of a new marriage between Nissan and Usain Bolt. Bolt, the World 100m and 200m record holder and reigning Olympic champion in both events, used to drive a BMW M3 bought for him by his sponsors Puma.

Friday, 12 October 2012

CHEVROLET SA UPDATES LUMINA AND UTE V8









General Motors South Africa has introduced an upgrade to the Chevrolet Lumina sedan and Lumina Ute. The refreshed Lumina package for these two iconic V8 muscle cars that occupy a unique slot in the South African market provides for enhanced ride and handling as well as improved braking.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

WOMEN GIVE BMW A HIGH 5

The BMW 5 Series has once again been voted as the Best Executive Car, this time in the 2012 Women on Wheels (WOW) Women’s Car of the Year Awards. The car won the same category in the 2011 competition.

Monday, 8 October 2012

TOYOTA TEAM TAKES PODIUM AT POLOKWANE



Toyota Motorsport’s Giniel de Villiers and Celeste Snyders (Imperial Toyota Auris) celebrated their first podium finish together in the two-day Polokwane Rally in Limpopo on Sunday.

2013 FORD FOCUS ST BLOWS INTO MZANSI






The new Ford Focus ST is now in South Africa, and Ford has a lot of great things to say about it. It’s their first global performance car, and a “halo product” for the American brand. Talk is cheap though, torque isn’t. How does the car stack up?

LOEB AND ELENA WIN 9TH CHAMPIONSHIP




S├ębastien Loeb and Daniel Elena claimed their eighth win of the season in Strasbourg and the 75th victory of their remarkable career. The result means that they become World Rally Champions for the ninth year running.