Top new models for SA

From Renault's new Alaskan bakkie to the latest models at the Frankfurt motor show bound for SA.

Electric cars in SA

The debate on whether or not Electric Vehicles (EV) are viable in South Africa rages on.

Diesel Subarus ready

2008-09-09 07:59

Subaru's new boxer diesel engine will appear for the first time in a new diesel version of the Subaru Impreza and Forester, being unveilled at the Paris Motor Show next month.

Both cars will feature the 2.0-litre turbo diesel unit offering 108kW of power in the Forester and 110kW in the Impreza.

The torque figure for both vehicles is 350 Nm available between 1800 and 2400 r/min.

The claimed CO2 emissions are to be around 170g/km.

Fuel economy for both cars are expected to be around 6-7 litres per 100 km.

The diesel Subarus are destined for launch in South Africa too.


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