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.

Opel lifts cover on Astra cabrio

2005-08-01 09:57

Opel's new coupe-cabrio will be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The elegant four-seater as a electro-hydraulic retractable three-part roof system, which enable boot space of about 440 litres.

In the cabrio configuration, more than 200 liters are still available.

An "Easy Load" function increases practicality: at the touch of a button, the horizontally stacked roof parts in the trunk can be raised, so that cargo is easily accessible.

Technically the two-door coupé-cabrio shares its genes with the Astra hatchback.

It comes with four petrol engines (76kW to 147kW) and the 110 kW 1.9 CDTI common-rail diesel engine.

The top-of-the-line 200 hp 2.0-litre ECOTEC Turbo reaches a top speed of over 230 km/h.

GMSA spokesperson Tim Hendon told Wheels24 that there are no immediate plans to launch the Twin Top here. However, time will tell...


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