Finalists

 

BMW i3

BMW i3

Here is the car of tomorrow. With an innovative ‘E’ drive powertrain, it is not only emission free but offers an incomparable and nearly silent driving experience to get you to your destination easily and conveniently.

The aerodynamic exterior design with opposing doors, the characteristic BMW “i” black band and large wheels create a dynamic impression about the BMW i3′s driving agility even when it’s standing still.

It makes electric driving possible in everyday life.

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CITROËN C4 CACTUS

CITROËN C4 CACTUS

From France, comes a game changer. This is one of the most innovative and exciting models from Citroën. It enhances modern up-to-date technology that translates into reduced running costs.

One of its key innovations is an easy-to-spot air bump on each flank – ideal for urban use in South Africa.

It has already bagged three ‘Car Of The Year’ titles in Finland, Denmark, and Croatia. Two million members of a large European Automobile club voted the new Citroën C4 Cactus their favourite car.

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FORD FUSION

FORD FUSION

This is the most technologically advanced vehicle ever introduced by Ford in South Africa. With features such as sync2, it has a new active park-assist, pre-collision alert with head-up display, blind spot information system and a lot more that makes driving it a pleasure.

It is offered with four different petrol and diesel engines of varying power and torque.

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HONDA HR-V

HONDA HR-V

This model helped to pioneer the light crossover market, which has since grown phenomenally.

Using a platform that underpins other models in its range, it features ‘magic seats’ that fold completely flat in the second row.

Classed as a light SUV crossover, the new Honda HR-V has more interior space than most of its competitors. The Honda badge guarantees long-term reliability.

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JAGUAR XE

JAGUAR XE

The Jaguar XE has new levels of aluminium intensive lightweight construction. It brings world class driving dynamics with a supple ride and precise handling.

It is offered with either a 2-litre turbo diesel engine or super charged 3-litre V6 with others to come. With its lightweight and efficient engines, it is super fuel-efficient.

Made in England, the new Jaguar XE has beautiful eye-catching lines and is the most aerodynamic sedan Jaguar has ever built.

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KIA SORENTO

KIA SORENTO

Kia Sorento has four models in the range, which use either a 2.4-litre petrol engine or three models of 2.2 turbo diesels fitted with either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmissions.

The diesel engines put out 147 kW at 3,800 rpm and 440 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm. This vehicle has a massive, and very practical, 71-litre fuel tank.

The sleek and agile Sorento brings luxury, technology, and practicality to the street with ideally balanced proportions. Advanced handling dynamics, forward-thinking safety features, and truly empowering connectivity come together in a sophisticated package.

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LAND ROVER DISCOVERY SPORT

LAND ROVER DISCOVERY SPORT

This is the newest member of the Land Rover Discovery family, which has been in the market as a brand for 26 years. It offers versatile seating, a refined ride, and a range of economical engines that send power through a 9-speed automatic gearbox.

A host of safety features and Land Rover’s all-terrain response system are just some of the technologies that make this Land Rover Discovery Sport one of the most capable, versatile vehicles in its class.

With an all-new infotainment system, the car’s innovative controls distinguish an uncluttered dashboard that features an 8-inch touchscreen and optional Head-Up Display with the latest technology for intuitive interaction.

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MAZDA2 HATCH

MAZDA2 HATCH

With a punchy engine that mates perfectly with its automatic gearbox, the Mazda2 Hatch is fun to drive and is fairly well priced. It has a great design inside and out. Two engine options are offered in the new Mazda2.

The all-new Mazda2 brings you chic style, while SkyActiv technology unlocks quick-witted agility and outstanding fuel economy. Online connectivity is a seamless part of the fun with improved safety features.

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OPEL ADAM

OPEL ADAM

The Opel Adam is an urban trendsetter and a car that can personalise to one’s own needs in the luxury mini segment.

This car offers a comprehensive offering of standard safety equipment, infotainment, and convenience features, normally found in more premium priced vehicles.

Made with German precision, it appeals to the modern buyer who wants to stand out in the crowd.

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OPEL CORSA

OPEL CORSA

The all-new 5-door Opel Corsa boasts of a large cabin, exceptional ride, big car refinement, a charismatic quiet running 3-cylinder 1.0-litre turbo charged engine and a 6-speed gearbox.

It has one of the biggest luggage compartments in its segment.

The Opel Corsa has speed-dependent electric power steering that adds precision, while saving fuel at the same time. When parking or manoeuvring at low speeds, the car has a City Mode button.

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PEUGEOT 308

PEUGEOT 308

The Peugeot 308 has the chic emotive appeal. It won the 2014 European Car Of The Year title and is the marque’s most advanced hatchback to date.

With a substantially reduced curb weight compared to previous models, it delivers exceptional dynamic road holding and comfort, and has frugal fuel consumption.

It has spacious accommodation for all passengers, with a large boot and a 60/40-split rear seat.
Two models are on offer, both with Peugeot’s punchy 1.2-litre engine.

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VOLVO XC90

VOLVO XC90

This new SUV shows the future of Scandinavian car design. It is one of the world’s most powerful, cleanest, and safest premium SUVs.

It redefines connected in-car control. This is the new face of Volvo. It comes with unique details like a crystal gearshift lever and ventilated front seats inspired by the human form with massage functions and four-way electric lumbar support.

Since its launch, Volvo XC90 has won 16 awards in eight different countries.

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