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.

SPIED! Merc's Golf 'R' fighter

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POCKET ROCKET: Mercedes-Benz new A-Class AMG could take on VW's Golf R.

Mercedes-Benz is set to reveal its new A-Class in 2012. Despite not being officially launched yet, the German automaker is already planning an AMG variant.

Our spies spotted a heavily camouflaged prototype undergoing testing. The new model sports high performance brakes, AMG wheels and a sporty dual exhaust system. The A-Class AMG has been benchmarked against Volkswagen’s Golf 'R'.

Power is set to be provided by a turbocharged two-litre petrol engine capable of around 250kW. The engine is expected to be paired with a dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel drive.

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