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  • Shock Announcement: GM to leave the country by end of the year

    In an announcement made Thursday, General Motors has stated that it no longer sees South Africa as a viable investment. The company has been building cars in South Africa since 1926 and has had a strong foothold in the market with brands such as Isuzu, Opel and the recently...
  • Road Test: Mokka X 1.4 Cosmo Auto

    This week we have the 1.4 turbo Mokka X on test. The spritely new version of the car that first came on the market in 2015 is an interesting and tempting prospect for those looking to purchase in this segment. Let’s take a closer look. On the road The...
  • Muscular Opel Mokka X driven in SA

    New for 2017 the Opel Mokka X has just arrived in SA, and although not much has changed from the previous version, the various nips and tucks made on the new one shine through rather brightly. Higher stance, various cosmetic changes and a more ergonomic interior make it worth...
  • Drive Review: Opel Astra 1.6T Sport Manual

    An award winner, show stopper, the new 2016 Opel Astra has something to prove as it reaches our shores. SA Car Fan spent some time with the top of the range Opel Astra 1.6T Sport Plus MT to see if this German is worthy of all the accolades bestowed...
  • Drive Review: Opel Adam Rocks (2016) EcoFlex

    It’s become a bit of a trend to take a little hatchback and give it dose of “ruggedness” with some added plastic cladding and hike up the ground clearance a bit. Yes, I’m talking about the newest crossover on the block, the little Adam Rocks from Opel. The Adam...
  • Launch Drive: Opel Adam S (2016) 1.4 Turbo

    The Aldo Scribante race track in Port Elizabeth has played host to numerous car launches over the years and most recently to the all-new Opel Adam S. Unleashing their new car on the track proves just how confident Opel is in not only the car’s handling abilities but also...