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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.

Audi readies X3 buster

2008-04-18 07:33
Audi's X3 competitor is on its way and our spies snapped the Q5, with very little disguising, undergoing final tests in Germany.

Sharing a platform with the A5 and the upcoming A4, Audi will reportedly start producing Q5 at its Ingolstadt factory from later this year.

And because it shares its platform with such key models, a full complement of petrol and turbodiesel engines is likely to be offered.

They will probably be mated with either a six-speed manual or the new seven-speed DSG gearbox.

All Q5s will be equipped with a revised version of Audi's Quattro all-wheel drive system. Certain derivatives could also benefit from adjustable air suspension and hill descent control.

It will, however, leave seven-seater status to big brother Q7 - Q5 won't be fitted with a third row of seats.

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