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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.

Porsche starts diesel production

2008-12-30 10:08

Production of the new Cayenne Diesel has started at Porsche's Leipzig facility.

The SUV's 176-kW 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine is sourced from Audi. The engine, with a torque figure of 550 Nm, will be fitted with Porsche's Tiptronic S automatic gearbox as standard.

Porsche quotes an average fuel consumption of 9.3 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 244 g/km for its diesel-powered SUV.

Locally, Porsche SA has confirmed that the Cayenne Diesel will be available in South Africa from the second half of 2009.

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