Comments Off on Clash of The Titans: The SUV Vs. The Sedan
There was a time when the luxury sedan was considered ubiquitous. As a matter of fact, sedans were considered the premier status symbol as well as the most practical vehicles when it came to upscale and socially mobile South African urbanite – ‘were’ being the operative word here. This is because sedans at this point in time are going through a reversal of fortune. Even world renowned sports car makers like Maserati are enthusiastically jumping on the sports utility vehicle or SUV bandwagon.
Gone are the days when South Africans used to buy a sedan for commuting to work and back while keeping a rough and tough 4×4 jeep for a day out in the bushes. The SUV can effectively be used for both these tasks, thus effectively making both sedans and open 4×4 jeeps superfluous except for the true [...]
We all know the feeling, you buy something, get home, and then…nothing. You feel disappointed. With clothes, you can take it back, with a cell phone – not so much. With a vehicle, it’s tough.
The best way to avoid the sinking feeling of disappointment is to visit a dealer with a variety so that you can test drive all your preferences and compare them instantly.
Buying to suit your budget, lifestyle, and most importantly, driver comfort should be your deciding factors. A reputable, trustworthy dealer will go a long way to ensuring your expectations are exceeded. If, however, you’ve bought a car, got swept away in the moment but the euphoria vanishes as soon as you get home, then there might be a very slight chance of undoing your mistake.
Comments Off on Cars of 2050 what does the future hold?
The automotive experts believe that our children and grandchildren will operate almost the same cars as we do but they are also using different terminologies for cars of 2050, including electric and autonomous.
Some factors that are contributing to the cars of future include environment, fuel and energy, population, area, and industrialisation.
In emerging economies, it is expected that by 2050, that automobiles will reach up to 3 billion, which means that more space, more roads, more fuel, and bigger parking spaces will be required.
The Concept of Mass Motorisation
Keeping this in mind, the automobile innovators are thinking of more revolutionary ways that can replace the 150 year old invention of present day cars and meet the needs of the people of 2050. The following are some of the changes which are expected to be seen on the [...]