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Clear Vision

Clear vision remains a prerequisite for any driver. Paul van Gass took an eye test and donned a pair of Zeiss Drivesafe glasses to test the EyeSight system of Subaru, recently introduced in the new XV.   For any road trip there are two crucial requirements: A safe and reliable vehicle, and

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TUV resilience

Mahindra’s TUV300, the latest SUV from the Indian brand to be launched locally, is showing resilience in a flat market, with close to 200 units retailed since its introduction earlier this year. Aimed at the compact crossover market, dominated by models such as the Ford Ecosport, Honda BR-V, and Renault Captur,

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Panda Cross

After a short break from the South African market, the Panda is back – this time in Cross format with 4×4-drive. This 4×4 derivative was released overseas three years ago and, according to Fiat, the Panda “creates another evolution leap” by creating a new category achieved by combining the drive system

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Auto-Duster

The popular Renault Duster range has now been further enhanced with the introduction of a new model with EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch). The EDC is a 6-speed automatic gearbox with two clutches to optimise efficiency, with the ideal gear selected via an electronic control unit. According to Renault, this “dry” dual

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New CR-V

The fifth incarnation of the Honda stalwart SUV, the CR-V, is set for local introduction this month. The new CR-V, based on a modified Civic platform, has a 41 mm longer wheelbase, offers 53 mm more rear legroom, and 56 litres more luggage space than the current model, making a 7-seat layout possible for

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The Lone Ranger

Perennially passed over and largely underrated, the revised Mazda BT-50 hopes to claw back ground in the double-cab sector. Ray Leathern took to the rugged Cederberg Wilderness to assess its chances.   click to read more online

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