- Audi South Africa is launching their new electric car range in Cape Town this week with no less than six models making their local debut
- The German carmaker follows in the footsteps of rival BMW who launched its fully electric iX SUV in late 2021, as the market becomes more and more competitive
- The e-tron model range includes the fabulous e-tron SUV, e-tron Sportback and e-tron GT
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Audi is set to unleash its electric car range on South Africa this week with the launch of its e-tron range. No less than six e-tron models across three different model ranges - SUV, CUV and high-performance - will make their debut.
The models are the e-tron 50 and e-tron 55, e-tron Sportback 55 and e-tron Sportback S. The high performance derivatives are the e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT.
Follow Car & Tech Editor, Sean Parker, for all the social media coverage from the event. The much-anticipated launch will take place on Tuesday evening in the Mother City, Cape Town, Audi South Africa said.
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Chery South Africa releases pricing for its flagship Tiggo 8 Pro SUV
Chinese carmaker has finally made good on its promise to launch its second SUV in South Africa, the Tiggo 8 Pro, Briefly News reports. The big news is that at the local media launch this week, the brand released the pricing of the two-model line-up.
The flagship model is available in trim lines: Distinction and Executive derivatives, power comes from a 1,6-litre turbo petrol engine with 145kW and 290N.m mated to a seven-speed twin-clutch transmission.
The Chinese carmaker says the Tiggo 8 Pro will be comprehensively specced and standard across the range will feature an 'Around View' camera system, stability control (ESP) and traction control and a digital tyre pressure monitoring system. The exterior styling, seen in the image above, features a three-dimensional “Galaxy inspired” grille, the “Tiger Eye” Matrix type LED headlamps and multi-layered LED daytime running lights.
Source: Briefly News