New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Ford adds budget Focus to range

2007-02-02 11:29
The Ford Focus stable makes room for another member as an entry-level derivative has been added to the range.

Ford says that tis new five-door 1.6 Ambiente is aimed at first time buyers and fleet owners.

The suggested retail for the new Focus 1.6 Ambiente 5-door is R153 660.

Under the bonnet of is a 1.6-litre four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve engine, matched with a five-speed manual gearbox and hydraulic power assisted steering.

The engine delivers 77 kW of power at 6 000 r/min and 145 Nm of torque at 4 000 r/min.

According to Ford fuel consumption is 9.6 litres per 100 km in town, 5.8 litres out of town, and 7.2 litres on a combined cycle.


  • Colour-coded bumpers
  • Radio/CD front loader
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • ABS brakes with EBD
  • Dual front airbags
  • immobiliser and an alarm.

    The Focus also comes with a five-year/60 000km FordProtect maintenance plan.


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