Of course, there’s power aplenty. Under the bonnet lives a 1 998 cm3, all-alloy, four-cylinder motor. Add the twin-scroll turbocharger with intercooler, and you can expect 206 kW and 400 N.m of torque. Enough to scorch the Opel to 100 km/h in six seconds.
30. Apr, 2013
“Sporting a 2.8litre Duramax 4cylinder turbo diesel that pushes out a class leading 132kW and 440NM, the high spec top of the range LTZ comes out punching. With only 5 gears, there’s ample torque that pulls hard through each gear, and in gear acceleration is good considering the weight and size of the Trailblazer. I [...]
19. Apr, 2013
“Let me start by saying that in the brand-name bakkie royal rumble happening in our market, there are no outright losers. If one is strong here, another makes up for it there. The playing field is reasonably level and brand loyalty often takes precedence over measurable differences in price, power and other fiddly features such [...]
11. Apr, 2013
“Truth be told, there’s only one concrete way to even come close to reversing the signs of ageing. It’s called a rhytidectomy — a drastic, expensive surgical procedure used to give the subject a more youthful facial appearance. Yes, otherwise known as the facelift. Which brings us neatly to the refreshed Chevrolet Spark. Unlike a [...]
01. Apr, 2013
“No other country idolises the humble one-ton pick-up with such fervour as South Africa. Despite is unmistakably utilitarian roots, the bakkie is much more than a load-carrying beast in the local context: it’s also a small business transporter, family commuter, agricultural workhorse, and leisure machine for holiday travel. In short, it’s a true jack-of-all-trades. Does [...]
22. Mar, 2013
The latest Isuzu KB ads, just in case you missed them. Having a little fun with the Isuzu KB and showing what it can do.
18. Mar, 2013
The all-new 6th Generation Isuzu KB has arrived in Africa to build on Isuzu’s iconic heritage of innovation, toughness, durability, reliability and functionality. With bold new styling, higher levels of comfort and safety together with more powerful engines the new KB offers an exciting package for the serious bakkie owner and operator.
23. Feb, 2013
The all new Chevrolet Trailblazer, launched late last year, has immediately caught the attention of CAR Magazine and its readers
22. Feb, 2013
“General Motors South Africa has expanded the Chevrolet Spark line-up to include a top-of-the-range LT specification level in a new four-model passenger line-up, as well as an urban delivery solution called the Spark Pronto. The Chevrolet Spark is refreshed for 2013 with the adoption of a number of exterior and interior styling revisions. The profile [...]
13. Feb, 2013
“GM Africa has added Opel’s top performance Astra OPC, the most powerful production Astra produced to date, to its passenger vehicle range. The Astra OPC compliments the Corsa OPC in the Opel range in South Africa to offer buyers a high performance option in both the small and compact hatch sectors. This latest offering from [...]