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Wednesday, January 9th, 2019


Proteas legends give advice on how to keep active during the holidays

KFC Mini-Cricket encourages young boys and girls to keep active throughout the year, especially during the festive holiday break. Proteas players David Miller and JP Duminy agree that it is important for young boys and girls to keep active and have shared some top tips on how they suggest the kids can do that during this summer break. “The holiday period is often a time to put your feet up and relax. With the kids being out of their school routines it’s even more imperative to get them outside andRead More

Commemorating the African Triumph over British Army at Joburg Theatre

Renowned artist and cultural doyen – Mbuso Khoza – with The Afrikan Heritage Ensemble (an acapella unit of 16 strong voices formed in 2015) will bring to life the story of the battle of Isandlwana, through a musical lecture, on 25 January 2019 at the Joburg Theatre. According to Khoza, the triumph has been commemorated widely in the KwaZulu-Natal province, and it is time that it is spread to other provinces. “As a heritage and music lover, I have always been fascinated by songs and activities from the past. IRead More

The Future is Now – from Opel

Some exciting news from Opel South Africa! 7 new models in 2019 and a slew of specification updates to the existing range of models. Launching of the much anticipated 3-Door Opel Corsa GSi has been confirmed. It will be joining the Opel line-up in April 2019. The Corsa GSi will be powered by a 1.4T/110 kW engine – turbocharging for outstanding throttle response and torque. It will feature the agile OPC chassis and brake system set up on Nürburgring “Nordschleife”. The 3-Door Corsa GSi features dynamic design with sharp, clearRead More

Mercedes-Benz Vans South Africa launches the range-topping X-Class V6

Whether city traffic, twisting country roads, steep gravel tracks, or gravel roads, the X-Class impresses with its outstanding dynamism, assertiveness, and stylish appearance. With a powerful six-cylinder engine, 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission, and 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive, the new X350d 4MATIC flagship model develops 190 kW and a peak torque of 550 Nm. The tough performance double cab completes the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds. Permanent all-wheel drive ensures high levels of driving stability and handling dynamics both on and off the road. With a choiceRead More

H6C shows positive signs for HAVAL

Those times of undermining cars made in China are now over. HAVAL has ushered a new era for chinese cars with the introduction of HAVAL H6C. Now cars made in China can compete with the best of the best in South Africa. The Shape of HAVAL H6C can be wrongly described as an Audi from a distance but is quite a dieferent car altogether with a life of its own. While the H6’s interior marked a welcome step up from previous GWM products, the H6 C’s innards represent a significantRead More

Mahindra Scorpio : Good SUV for adventurous families

Mahindra’s Scorpio may be no 1st choice vehicle for many people in South Africa but continuous enhancement has seen it become quite a popular (and cost-effective) alternative for adventurous families in need of a rugged, spacious SUV. The latest S11 derivative, as reviewed here, features a number of small, but ultimately very worthwhile changes compared with its S10 predecessor. Visually, there’s a new grille, tweaks to the head- and taillamps, foglights, side mirrors, rear step, tailgate and also a new-look alloy wheel. Mechanically there are no changes. Spacious and wellRead More