20+ vehicles hit by tanker in Alberton

More than 20 vehicles have been hit by a petrol tanker which has gone out of control on the N12 in Alberton.

Van der Linde wins ADAC GT Masters

SA motorsport teen Kelvin van der Linde and team mate Rene Rast have won the ADAC GT Masters 2014 title in Germany on Sunday.

VIDEO: US car of the year named

2013-01-15 09:00

ENTRY LEVEL LUXURY: The ATS is Cadillac's first shot at competing in the entry-level luxury sedan segment as it takes on well-established rivals including the BMW 3 Series.

kalahari.com

  • Transport

    Suitable for ages 8 to 10 years, this series offers a comprehensive approach to give young readers... Now R78.00


    buy now

 
DETROIT, Michigan - The Cadillac ATS luxury sport sedan has been named the 2013 North American Car of the Year.

The award was announced at a media conference ahead of the 25th annual North American International Auto Show.

FIVE-STAR SAFETY

Bob Ferguson, a General Motors' vice-president, said: "This is a very meaningful honour for the entire Cadillac team, especially the men and women who build the ATS in Lansing, Michigan, and our dedicated and talented designers and engineers.

"A car such as the ATS is the result of incredible commitment and focus. That's the only way to create a great performing luxury car."

The ATS is based on General Motors Alpha platform.

Watch the video


The base engine is a fuel-injected 2.5 petrol unit capable of 151kW. Other petrol units include a turbocharged two-litre (203kW) and a 3.6 V6 that does 239kW. The engines are normally mated to six-speed auto 'boxes but the two-litre turb can be ordered with a six-speed manual.

The ATS received a five-star overall crash-test rating at US standards.

NEXT ON WHEELS24X

Read Wheels24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside Wheels24

Infiniti Q50 turbo joins growing SA range

Four months have slipped by since the Infiniti Q50 supersedan was launched in KZN for South African buyers. What might be called the baby of the family has now arrived: the Q50 2.0 turbopetrol.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.