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Readers respond to banned Hilux ad, Renault Kwid review - Top motoring stories of the week

2019-09-07 06:00

Leigh-Ann Londt

Renault Kwid Dynamique

Image: Leigh-Ann Londt

'Even the meerkats are impressed!', 'Driving your 4x4 in this portrayed manner would wreck your vehicle', and 'I think the ad is very tasteful and funny'... We asked our readers what they thought of the Toyota Hilux GR ad and whether they agree on the ruling for it to be banned? 

South African motorists love small vehicles as much as they love SUVs and bakkies, this basically gives an answer as to why Renault decided to design the Kwid as a mini-SUV looking offering. 

Lichtenburg will be the place to be for cross country and motorsport enthusiasts who would like a glimpse of two-time F1 world champion, Fernando Alonso, in the Toyota Gazoo Racing Hilux. Alonso will be using the event as part of his intensive training programme with the aim to participate in the Dakar Rally.

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