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New SV adds versatility to Golf range

New SV adds versatility to Golf range[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] With 15 different models to choose from it is fair to presume there are already more than enough VW Golf variants on the local market to satisfy everybody's needs - but just to make doubly sure the German carmaker has added a new "stretched" version which offers more space and practicality than any other Golf.

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Ford sharpens its Focus

Ford sharpens its Focus[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] It's very difficult to improve on an already good car but the white coats at Ford sharpened their focus and added new engines and a host of new technologies to its new Focus, at the same time applying some skilful cosmetics to sharpen the looks and overall appeal of the popular range...

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Surprising jump in new vehicle exports

Surprising jump in new vehicle exports[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The consumer-driven new car market dropped by 3% in March compared to March last year but new vehicle exports shot up by a surprising 38.5% compared to last year...

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You can dish it out to VW's Touareg

You can dish it out to VW's Touareg[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Local motorists who are on the market for a spacious, classy, comfortable SUV with a pleasantly sporty character have a fine selection of smart variants to choose from, most of them requiring a fairly bulging wallet...

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Top Gear - Lessons from the Stig - Havas Worldwide

Top Gear - Lessons from the Stig - Havas Worldwide[Andrew Ross] So unless you have been living in the boot of a reasonably priced car, you will pretty much know that the writing is on the test track tyre-wall for the once mighty BBC motoring institution, Top Gear...

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Infiniti has Germans in its sights

Infiniti has Germans in its sights[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Nissan is one of the "other" brands running flat-out to catch up to the world-dominating German smart sedan threesome - and with its new seven-model Q50 Infiniti range, it has certainly narrowed the gap...

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The C1 has got the looks

The C1 has got the looks[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The new C1 Citroen is the prettiest of the three virtually identical motoring triplets who share the same engine, mechanical set-up, body parts and chassis but have individual exterior looks and living quarters...

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City slicker and bundu-basher

City slicker and bundu-basher[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Nissan has employed a nifty designer to trim some excess fat as well the many sharp edges off its likeable X-Trail to give it a much softer, more elegant urban warrior look but without sacrificing any of its bush and dirt capabilities...

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Exports boost new vehicle sales

Exports boost new vehicle sales[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Domestic new vehicle sales of 52,368 in February were only 584 units more than the same month last year but export sales shot up by 35.6% to 29,760 units...

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Opel Corsa ups the ante

Opel Corsa ups the ante[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The fifth generation Opel Corsa has just arrived in SA hard on the heels of the trendy Opel Adam while the cute Mokka waits in the wings to complete the brand's concerted three-pronged attack on the local market...

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Dressed up and ready to impress

Dressed up and ready to impress[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Hyundai's popular i20 hatchback is now dressed in stylish European fashion to give it an even stronger presence in the toughly fought B segment where it has already established a strong foothold...

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VW pushes Up! the stakes

VW pushes Up! the stakes[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The small car with BIG appeal - that's the cute newly launched Volkswagen Up! It has at last reached local shores, ready to rattle the cages of every other competitor in the hotly contested small city car segment of the market...

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Local vehicle sales down but exports boom

Local vehicle sales down but exports boom[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Local new vehicle sales got off a slow start with January figures lagging 1.2% behind the 52,948 vehicles sold in January 2014...

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CLS is the Helen Flanagan of motoring

CLS is the Helen Flanagan of motoring[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] When Mercedes-Benz launched the CLS 10 years ago it was dubbed Claudia Schiffer because at the time it was one of the sexiest non-supercars car on the planet. Now in its 10th year the latest CLS is even more striking...

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Handsome and comfortable Accord

Handsome and comfortable Accord[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Honda Accord 3.5 V6 rings some nostalgic bells that hark back to the days when family sedans were big, spacious and comfortable...

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Opel Adam is a little beaut

Opel Adam is a little beaut[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Under its stubby hood lives a minuscule engine not much bigger than a coffee-grinder but when it comes to driver-pleasing technology, customisation options and stand-out trendy looks the new baby Opel Adam is streets ahead of just about everything else on the road.

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AMG gives small Mercs rocket power

AMG gives small Mercs rocket power[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] If you think that Mercedes-Benz will never stoop to down-sizing its potent AMG cars you are in for a huge surprise...

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Price-beating diesel boosts iX35 clan

Price-beating diesel boosts iX35 clan[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Hyundai has extended its popular iX35 SUV range with the addition of a more affordable 1.7 diesel model...

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The Kia with lots of Soul

The Kia with lots of Soul[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] There has been a flurry of fast-finger exercise on social media, lots of tongue-wagging and a flood of photo grabs since the all-new Kia Soul hit the streets because this cute Korean sets new standards for funky-cool and off the wall...

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Classiest Estate on the market

Classiest Estate on the market[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Mercedes-Benz has expanded its hugely popular C-Class sedan range with the addition of three new Estate models that are even more practical, spacious and frugal than the outgoing models and most other vehicles in this segment.

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