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.

Multi body styles for next MINI

2005-08-22 14:40

It is expected that the all-new MINI will be unveiled early in 2007 when BMW will launch the successors for the current three-door and cabriolet models.

However, a five-door, roadster, pickup and wagon derivatives will follow in 2008.

Insiders hint that the next MINI will come with two wheelbase lengths and BMW will use the longwheelbase for the Clubman five-door. This model will have rear-hinged rear passenger doors and is influenced by the 1960s MINI Countryman wagon.

A three-door estate version and a two-door bakkie are also on the cards. With the pick-up model, we will see the return of the Moke badge - originally the Moke was a utilitarian, stripped-down Mini off-roader.

Another niche model to break cover is a roadster derivative featuring a removable hardtop in place of the cabrio's canvas roof.


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