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  The all-new T8 is the most advanced pick-up ever developed by JAC Motors in its 50-year history. The eye-catching T8 leads JAC Motors’ charge in the rapidly growing leisure-orientated pick-up segment. Locally, the T8 line-up comprises a 4×2 and 4×4 double-cab and fits in above the T6 double-cab range. The company introduced its pick-ups and light-duty range of trucks in the local market in 2017. Since then, the Brand has grown its footprint to more than 50 dealers across South Africa. Karl-Heinz Göbel, Chief Executive Officer of JAC Motors South Africa, says: “The new T8 bakkies arrived in South

  The Land Cruiser 70-series needs no introduction, having etched an enviable reputation amongst off-roading enthusiasts, game rangers, farmers and other utility-minded users. The rugged construction and infallible Toyota engines have earned it the reputation of “it just keeps going”. The 70-series is offered in three main guises; bakkie (79), station wagon (76) and wagon (78). Due to reduced demand, the decision to drop the ‘78’ from the line-up was made in August 2015, with the ‘76’ and ‘79’ continuing sales. Following some specific market requests for this type of vehicle, Toyota South Africa is pleased to announce the re-introduction

  The Volkswagen Tiguan, which was launched in the South African market for the first time in 2008, will be getting a new look in 2021. The model range will come with a choice of three engines – two petrol and one diesel with power outputs ranging from 110kW to 162kW. Apart from all the upgrades in the looks department, the new Tiguan comes with optional features such as a trailer hitch, area view camera system with Park Assist, IQ Drive Package (Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist, Park Assist and Autonomous Emergency Braking, and the Trailer Manoeuvring System which includes

  Ford South Africa has added an alluring combination of distinctive style and innovative connected technology to its Ford Ranger line-up with the launch of the new Ranger FX4. Based on the popular 2.0-litre Single Turbo XLT Double Cab, the Ranger FX4 is available in 4×2 and 4×4 derivatives, offering exceptional capability, unrivalled fuel economy and a superb range of design and functional features – including FordPass Connect which makes its debut on the FX4, and is now standard fitment on all new Ranger XL, XLS, XLT, Wildtrak and Ranger Raptor models. “Following the remarkable success of the Ford Ranger

[Scroll down for video]   Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has revealed the all-new 2022 Outlander crossover SUV via livestream – the first vehicle to ever debut on Amazon Live. All-new from the wheels up, the 2022 Outlander features a new design direction for both this vehicle and the brand, plus the premium quality, rugged performance and innovative technology expected of a Mitsubishi Motors vehicle. The flagship of the Mitsubishi Motors line, it is reimagined and reinvented in every way, and is the best-equipped, most thoughtfully engineered vehicle the company has ever developed. Outlander gears up for sale in North America

  In the latter part of 2020 the Toyota Hilux underwent a significant model update, bringing with it sharpened exterior styling, specification upgrades, a rationalised line-up and new flagship Legend grade. The SRX grade of old (which catered to customers requiring a blend of utility and comfort) has thus needed to make way for the reimagined Raider nameplate.     Why rebadge the SRX as a Raider? The simple answer is that as the ‘bakkie’ market has evolved; customers have come to expect more from even utility-biased derivatives. This in turn meant that the mid-tier SRX grade moved closer-and-closer into

  Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has announced that it will be manufacturing and selling the brand-new Corolla Cross in South Africa in the fourth quarter of the year. The model reveal, made by TSAM President and CEO Andrew Kirby at the annual State of the Motor Industry (SOMI) address, follows the company’s announcement in 2019 that it was investing R2.43 billion in the production of a new passenger vehicle in South Africa. “As announced at the Presidential Investment Summit in November 2019, Toyota pledged to invest R2.43 billion in the production of a new passenger model, and I am

  Three weeks before its much-anticipated global debut, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) released a video of the all-new Outlander undergoing final tuning and testing. The all-new Outlander will make its global debut on Tuesday, February 16, and introduce the company’s latest Super All-Wheel Control system. Coupled with the company’s pioneering all-wheel drive technology, the flagship SUV provides driver confidence and security in all weather and road conditions. Redesigned and reimagined in every way, the vehicle will be bigger and bolder than the previous generations, and is set to deliver the highest level of agility and superb driving performance. Nic Campbell,

  Slated for local launch in March 2021, Subaru Southern Africa will introduce the MY2021 Subaru Forester with more power as well as more tech and safety systems. It’s been 24 years since the first Subaru Forester defined what the world now refers to as the modern day SUV. It was a defining moment in the brand’s illustrious history, opening up a chapter that would see the Forester become the best-selling model in the company’s line-up. The new 2021 line-up will extend this with the addition of 2 new variants from which to choose. The headlining act will be the

  The Land Cruiser Prado has established itself as one of the most accomplished off-roaders on the South African market. While many SUV’s are bought for ‘curb appeal’, the Prado leverages its Land Cruiser DNA to deliver when the going gets tough. The Land Cruiser badge carries substantial cachet and whether it is the utility-focused 70-series, poised Prado or flagship 200-series – owners have come to rely on the robust construction and go-anywhere capability that the Land Cruiser badge signifies.   Power Up At the heart of the revised range is an additional 30kW of power and 100Nm of torque

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