2017 has been a big year for the automotive industry and it saw some of the fastest, sleekest cars ever enter the scene! Let’s take a look back at our most anticipated cars for 2017.
BMW M4 C
Engine: 6-cyl in line, 2 979cc, twin-turbocharged petrol
Power: 338 kW at 6 250 rpm
Torque: 600 Nm at 4 000–5 380 rpm
Gearbox: 7-spd twin-clutch automatic
Kerbweight: 1 580 kg
0-100 kph: 3.9 sec
Top speed: 250 kph
The BMW M4 CS presents a lighter, tighter and faster model to the standard M4. Reaching 0-100 kph sprint in under 4 seconds, this car has the track-ready quality of the GTS. It features the reinvented CS badge and a grittier, ‘real sound’ compared to the M4. It handles better, sounds better, goes harder and still works very well on the road.
Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro Sport
Engine: 2.0 L, four-cylinder turbodiesel
Power: 140 kW @ 3 800-4 200 rpm
Torque: 400 Nm @ 1 750-3 000 rpm
Transmission: seven-speed automatic
Consumption: 4.9 L/100 km
0 – 100km/h: 7.9 sec
Top speed: 218 kph
The new model is built on the same MLB Evo platform as the larger Q7 but with a higher quality interior compared to the older model. With its spacious interior and increased luggage capacity to 550 litres, you can rest assured that your next road trip will be done in complete comfort and luxury. Fold down the rear seats to increase the space to 1 550 litres capacity.
Ford Everest 3.2 4WD Limited
Engine: 3.2 L, five-cylinder turbodiesel
Power: 147 kW @ 3 000 rpm
Torque: 470 Nm @ 1 750-2 500 rpm
Transmission: six-speed automatic
Consumption: 8.2 L/100 km
If you’re in the market for a rugged vehicle that can tackle the rough, but also play it smooth, this one is the one to get. Look out for some add-on features like two USB ports, an SD card slot, Aux input, a total of four 12V sockets, 10 speakers sound system with Bluetooth support and voice control functionality.
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