Catch up on week's wheels news

2012-07-12 08:55

Aston Martin’s latest roadster, a hat-tip to Adam Opel and readers respond to the cellphone blitz in Cape Town, we review the latest in motoring news.

Hyundai launched its latest premium hatchback in South Africa with the debut of its i30 hatchback. Can the new i30 take on VW Golf? And BMW Motorrad launched two new GS on/off-road machines in the country.

Earlier in July 2012 Mercedes-Benz revealed its luxury CLS Shooting Brake. Not content with the luxury barge, the German automaker’s performance division has lent its expertise to create the monstrous 415kW CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake.


Hot on the heels of its new Vanquish, Aston Martin debuted its new V12 Vantage Roadster and at the other end of the automotive scale Opel has paid tribute to its founder with a stylish new hatchback. Check out the new Opel Adam!

Wheels24’s Hailey Philander been behind the wheel of the new BMW 3 Series and shares her thoughts on the German automaker’s premium sedan.

An upgrade to Mazda’s much-loved MX-5 roadster is on the cards, promising better safety features and smarter equipment.

In other news our readers spoke on cellphone seizures in Cape Town and stunt driver Ken Block used the city of San Francisco as his personal gymkhana playground in his latest video.

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