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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.

New Mazda3 coming - pics

2007-11-30 08:10
Although these are pictures of a test mule - they are also the very first pictures of the never-before-seen 2009 Mazda3!

The Mazda3 will undergo a major redesign for the 2009 model year. Like the new 6, the 3 should adopt a much more aggressive and sportier design, and will be on riding on the next-generation global Ford Focus C1 platform.

It should measure in slightly wider and possibly a bit longer as well.

These pictures clearly show a new exhaust set-up and there is obviously a new cooling setup up front - indicated by all the hacked up panels.

The current base 2.0-litre motor will get a modest increase in horsepower, and the optional 2.3-litre four-cylinder will get upgraded to 2.5-litre.

This should give a boost of about 20kW and it's possible that both motors will feature direct injection technology.

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