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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.

NEW HOT HATCH: Audi S3

2006-08-01 18:44

New Audi S3 will come here in 2007

Yes, the new top of the range A3 model is ready to go and has the BMW 130i as its main target.

Under the S3's bonnet is the VW-group's renowned 2.0 TFSI engine. However in the S3 power output has been boosted to a whopping 195 kW at 6 000 r/min. . And at just 2 500 r/min it musters up an impressive 350 Nm of torque - this pulling power remains constant up to 5 000 r/min.

The sprint to 100 km/h is done in 5.7 seconds, and naturally top speed is limited to 250 km/h.

Power is transmitted by the six-speed gearbox and quattro permanent four-wheel drive, while it also gets sports suspension.

  • According to Audi SA spokesperson Rudi Venter the S3 will come here in 2007.
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