23.8.2019 04:29 pm
Despite reviving the 124 Spider moniker four years ago as the spiritual successor to the 1960s Sport Spider and indeed the Barchetta that ended production in 2005, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has confirmed that a second generation model won’t materialise anytime soon.
According to Britain’s Autocar, FCA Chief Marketing Officer and Fiat CEO, Olivier François, stated that the 124 and its Abarth sibling, both based on the current Mazda MX-5 but fitted with Fiat’s 1.4-litre turbocharged engine, have “no legitimacy” and are not considered important for the marque’s future plans.
Having opened its new R11-billion production facility outside Port Elizabeth last year, Chinese automaker Beijing Automotive Industrial Corporation (BAIC) unveiled the rather controversial B40 Plus on the first day of the Kyalami Festival of Motoring this past Wednesday (21 August).
After much speculation, Volkswagen surprised many when it took the covers off of the Golf GTI TCR at the Kyalami Festival of Motoring on Wednesday (21 August).
Having previewed the mildly updated Ranger in Australia last week, Ford has now brought back the FX4 moniker, albeit for a limited time only.
The initiator of the fast estate when it unveiled the iconic RS2 Avant in 1994, Audi has expanded on its range of hot wagons by unveiling the all-new RS6 Avant.
With its footprint in South Africa continuing to grow, the luxury division of Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM), Haval sprung a surprise by unveiling the facelift H2 at the Kyalami Festival of Motoring this past Wednesday (21 August).
With the facelift Ford Tourneo Custom having made its debut in November last year, the Ford has now introduced a new flagship model called the Limited.
This weekend’s Festival of Motoring at Kyalami will host what is probably the largest grid of V8 Supercars to ever race in South Africa at the same time.
BMW is sharpening the profile of its flagship models in the luxury segment and the new edition of the 7 Series makes a clear statement of intent with its confident presence, sophisticated elegance and strikingly innovative control/operation, driver assistance and connectivity technology.