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What you should know about Turbodiesels

South African motorists were rather late to arrive at the performance/economy party that is the modern turbodiesel engine.

What does your car say about you?

The vehicle you drive could have a direct baring on your personality. Take a look...

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

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BIG, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: The second-generation Volvo XC60 is in Cape Town and we were allowed to have an exclusive poke around the SUV. Image: Sean Parker

Cape Town - Wow, what a week! Pravin Gordhan is no longer the Finance Minister and anti-President Zuma protesters sang 'Kumbaya' outside Parliament. 

In the motoring sphere, Ford South Africa were dealt another blow to their reputation when over a 1000 Fiesta STs were added to the recall that affected over 4500 Kuga SUVs. 

In a statement, Ford South Africa said affected vehicles lacked a coolant circulation which could cause the engine to overheat, resulting in a crack in the cylinder head.

Sean Parker found himself on the set for an international tv commercial of the Volvo XC60 which is only due in South Africa a year from now. 

And lastly, Toyota's new concept car is called the i-Tril...wait, why are you laughing?

Check out the 10 best-performing stories of the week: 

1. Ford SA expands safety recall to Fiesta ST

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2. Ministers and their R41m luxury cars: Here's what govt spent YOUR money on

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3. SA Ministers' luxury cars: Minister Muthambi responds

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4. Ministers and their R41-million luxury rides: Best, worst govt cars

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5. The Ultimate Toy(ota): Check out this Tonka Hilux bakkie

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6. Toyota's new concept car is called the i-Tril...wait, why are you laughing?

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7. Here are some cars SA Ministers and their deputies should drive - reader

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8. WATCH: Bag-stealing biker gets hit by instant Karma


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9. WATCH: Volvo's new XC60 spotted in Cape Town


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10. PICS: Fraudster jailed after crashing a fake Ferrari F430... and claiming insurance


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