27.2.2019 09:00 am
Models feature proven 2.0-litre petrol engine paired with CVT gearbox.
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to see (a deliberate play on words, as it is hard to see when the lights keep getting switched off) that South Africa is facing some challenging times right now and most certainly into the near future in the run up to and including the elections in May.
X5’s poor cousin’s physique is far more desirable than it’s performance.
Mark Jones lets the new BMW M2 Competition and M5 Competition loose at Gerotek.
In the ‘minor change 2019’, look for subtle changes outside and in.
Trusty diesel engine produces 147kW of power and 440Nm of torque.
Prepare to fork out quite a bit to style your ride with all the bells and whistles.
VW DSG gearbox makes driving a pleasure in the city and on the open road.
A good-looking, affordable vehicle that fits as a lifestyle companion.
Clever towing system takes stress out of manoeuvering a trailer in reverse.
The Eco Boost Auto Convertible is very pretty, but it’s a real gas-guzzler.
Cheaper than the GTI with most of the creature comforts.
Output increase is nominal but it does feel crisper.
Initial disdain was due to lack of airbags and poor score in international safety tests.
AWD system makes it a breeze to handle the 260kW of power from 2.5l turbo-charged Boxer engine.