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JEEP WRANGER SAHARA

You see these Jeep Wrangler cult classic’s driving around town a lot these day’s, its a common sight to see them company branded and cruising the highways. Although when I see one bound to city limits, I can’t help...

HYUNDAI TUCSON TURBO

Every so often in the overpopulated SUV market a new vehicle comes along that makes you sit up and pay attention. Meet the manual, six-speed, executive model armed with a smooth slick short throw gear change. The Tucson is an...

THE NEW BMW X4

The launch of the all-new BMW X4 was held in Kwazulu Natal at Umghlanga’s luxurious Oyster Box where Automotive Refinisher got to test the second generation X4 on the tight and twisty roads in the Valley of a Thousand...

HYUNDAI’S NEW KONA

Hyundai has launched their new Hyundai Kona locally and we are of the opinion that it could become Hyundai’s top seller. On paper the new funky looking family member comes standard with just about all you could ever want...

FIAT 500 0.9 TWINAIR POP AUTO

In a way you have to hand it to the Fiat car company for offering such a unique car for sale as the 500 0.9 TwinAir Pop auto. Its heritage is clearly visible with a refreshed exterior. It’s been...

NEW MAZDA CX-5

The previous generation Mazda CX-5 was a very popular introduction to the brand’s range. This great looking family SUV accounts for approximately one quarter of Mazda's global sales volume having first been introduced in 2012. The outgoing Mazda CX-5...

SUZUKI SWIFT 1.2 PETROL

It was with some trepidation that we took the Suzuki Swift 1.2 petrol for a week’s testing. I was nervous because I had just absolutely loved the original Suzuki Swift and was a bit worried that it wouldn’t live...

ALFA’S NEW STELVIO SUV

Launched locally at the end of last year and aimed at the mid-sized premium SUV market, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio m­uscles its way into this ever increasingly popular market with the catch phrase, “More than an SUV.” I found clarity...

THE ALL NEW SUZUKI JIMNY

It was little wonder the recent South African press hype was at an all-time high at the launch of the new Suzuki Jimny late last year. South Africans spend the majority of their life outdoors and are spoilt for...

MITSUBISHI TRITON

They say hindsight is 20:20 and it’s definitely true for Mitsubishi Motors South Africa. A year down the line from Triton’s original launch date, this new bakkie has hit our market with a bang. It’s the fifth model in...