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.

BMW chops M3

2008-01-15 07:09
Leaked images of the BMW 3 Series cabriolet, which is only expected to be unveiled at the March Geneva Motor Show, have surfaced.

The drop-top is powered by the same 309-kW V8 used in the coupe and sedan versions, but its 0-100 km/h time of around 5.3 seconds is marginally slower, largely due to the added weight of the retractable roof.

The cabriolet will reportedly be the first to carry BMW's new seven-speed double clutch transmission.

Similar to the unit used in VW products, the BMW system uses two electronically controlled switches for quicker and smoother gear changes.


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