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It's fair to say that economists all over the world are in awe of China's sustained economic growth. In the space of a few decades, this country has become a leader as far as manufacturing, exporting and purchasing goes, and with massive infrastructure developments taking place all over this vast region, there's clearly no sign of this growth spurt ending any time soon. 

Following the successful introduction of the all-new KIA Sportage to the South African market late in 2016, KIA Motors South Africa is now expanding the local Sportage model range with seven new and or enhanced derivatives.

Following its unveiling at the Paris Motors Show in September 2016, the enhanced KIA Soul this week makes its arrival on South African shores. Featuring a number of design updates, the Soul’s up-to-date styling is complemented by the introduction of a new turbo diesel-powered entry-level model.

The latest iteration of Volkswagen's double cab pick-up was revealed worldwide in June 2016, marking a step change in the model's history. With a refreshed external look, the new Amarok is now available with the much-anticipated new 3.0-litre V6 165kW TDI engine. Additional new features include an all-new interior and the latest in in-car infotainment systems as well as additional safety and technology elements.

Kyalami International Race Track, Midrand, Johannesburg: With a fourth win for the revered German manufacturer, the Opel Astra took top honours at the 2017 WesBank South African Car Of The Year announcement at a cocktail dinner hosted by WesBank, the competition’s headline sponsor, on Wednesday.

Remember how excited we were last year, when Volkswagen finally released the Golf GTI Performance Pack on local shores? Here we had a GTI with all the easy-driving user-friendliness of the normal version, but with the added dynamic abilities afforded by the standard inclusion of adaptive dampers, upgraded brakes and a brilliant electronically-controlled limited-slip differential to help the car around corners with awe-inspiring confidence.

The South African 4x4 & Outdoor Show

You've already decided that your life needs some off-road adventure, or maybe the lure of an adventurous outdoor lifestyle is simply too strong to resist. But, out of the vast array of 4x4s and SUVs on offer in our market, which one will best suit your needs? Well, fear no more, because all your questions will be answered at the South African 4x4 & Outdoor show, to be held at the Zwartkops Raceway on 27- and 28 August 2016. You'll have opportunity to put just about every offering to the test, acquire any accessory equipment you might need, and have a jolly good day out with your family at the same time.