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LAUNCH NEWS: Mercedes-Benz shooting for the stars

Mercedes has introduced the coupe version of its AMG C63.  Picture: MERCEDES-BENZ

Mercedes has launched a number of new and not-so-new models, writes Mark Smyth

LAUNCH NEWS: Renault Kadjar — making life a little more convenient

Renault has expanded its Kadjar range.   Picture: QUICKPIC

Lerato Matebese samples the latest additions to Renault’s Kadjar range, which now includes automatic transmissions

FUTURE MODELS: Audi’s flagship Q8 gets a sibling

Expect the new A8 and the Q8 SUV to take cues from the Audi Prologue concept.  Picture: NEWSPRESS UK

Audi’s top-end Q8 is to sit alongside its A8 limousine, writes Michael Taylor

INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Asda making short work of distribution

One of the 550 new Mercedes Sprinter delivery vans for UK retailer Asda. Picture :DAIMLER

Smaller delivery vans are proving popular with online delivery operations

EVENT NEWS: Experiencing Maranello’s finest horses

The beautiful Ferrari 250 GTM is a replica of the 1961 Le Mans car driven by Stirling Moss and Graham Hill.

Mark Smyth took part in a remarkable Ferrari gathering at Kyalami

The new Lamborghini Aventador will take design inspiration from the SV.  Picture: NEWSPRESS UK

RUMOUR HAS IT... New models put to the test; AMG GT R

Manufacturers ramp up their development for the 2017 model year and ahead of the Paris Motor Show, and AMG’s GT R will be one of 11 new Daimler models

THE MOTORSPORT LAP: Victories, cheers, fire and frustrations

Lewis Hamilton leads the F1 driver’s championship after his win in Hungary.   Picture: DAIMLER

Here are the highlights of another busy week of racing on track and the road

FUTURE MODELS: VW crafting a new future

The next generation Crafter adopts the latest VW design language.  Picture: NEWSPRESS UK

Volkswagen has released sketches of its next generation Crafter

NEW MODELS: Isuzu X-Rider — rugged yet stylish

Unique wheels also make the model stand out.   Picture: QUICKPIC

Isuzu has added the X-Rider derivative to its KB line-up

Picture caption: The balloon set off on July 12 ahead of a 34,000km journey.  Picture: TOYOTA AUSTRALIA

INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Hilux not all hot air

The Toyota Hilux provided essential support for a Russian adventurer’s record-breaking round-the-world balloon flight

TECHNOLOGY: A new take on technology

Infiniti is hoping its Q60 sports coupe will take on the major German rivals.  Picture: NEWSPRESS UK

Is Infiniti about to succeed where others have failed? Michael Taylor thinks so

ROAD TEST: Smart ForFour at home in the urban jungle

The Smart ForFour looks cheeky but with attitude.  Picture: DAIMLER

The new Smart ForFour is perhaps not the smartest choice, unless it’s rush hour, finds Mark Smyth

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