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Hyundai Creta breaks NAJA award records

Hilux, Mandilas, Mitsubishi others emerge winners at 2018 Journalists auto award IT was a harvest of awards by leading auto brands, tyres, lubricant dealers and other stakeholders in the nation’s automotive sector as the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association, NAJA, presented different categories of awards to deserving winners at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, recently.
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Secret of Toyota Land Cruiser dominance, 4WD supremacy

THE Toyota Land Cruiser station wagon is unarguably the most popular large sport utility vehicle, SUV in Nigeria. As the flagship of the Toyota family, the Land Cruiser, like other Toyota models in Nigeria has dominated its segment for close to seven decades without any strong rivalry in its class. For instance, there is no state governor in the country whose vehicle fleet is not dominated by the Land Cruiser, not to talk of presidential fleet. The military and para military, prominent private individuals across the length and breadth of the country also see the Land Cruiser a status symbol. Even the United Nations too, have found the Land Cruiser as the favourite large SUV in the execution of its tough assignments in many parts of the world where the terrain are very difficult.

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New Porsche 911 blend of power, speed, beauty

ENTERING the eighth generation, the new Porsche 911 celebrated its world premiere on the eve of this year’s Los  Angeles. Auto Show in the United States of America, with the reveal of the 911 Carrera S and 48 Coupé models. The new Carrera S and48 models will be arriving Porsche showroom in the middle of next year. The brand’s icon continues to set the standard when it comes to exclusive comfort and sportiness. Unmistakably committed to the Porsche design DNA with a more muscular look and an interior featuring a 10.9-inch touchscreen monitor, the new 911 is timeless and modern. Intelligent control and chassis elements as well as innovative assistance systems enhance the masterfully uncompromising dynamism that the classic rear-engine sports car is famed for.

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Toyota unveils 2019 Corolla

TOYOTA is not leaving anything to chance as it continues to improve its best-selling sedan, the Corolla. At the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, China, Toyota unveiled new models of Corolla which it said would deliver enhanced basic performance achieved by the GA-C platform. Toyota announced that sales in the United States and Europe are scheduled to start in spring 2019. The new models will gradually be rolled out in more than 150 countries and regions, including the start of sales in China after mid-2019. In Japan, new sedan and wagon models, based on the Sporty model, will be optimized for Japanese customers and roads, with sales launch slated for within 2019.

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Massilia flaunts Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross at Fashion Week

IF you have it, flaunt it. This is exactly what Massilia Motors, Mitsubishi Motors’ sole representative in Nigeria is doing with the all new Mitsubishi Compact SUV, the Eclipse. The award winning Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Sports Utility Vehicle, recently launched into the Nigerian market by Massilia Motors, is fast making waves with its latest features having featured at the 2018 Heineken Lagos Fashion Week and the Abuja International Motor Show. Massilia Motors is the sole distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in Nigeria, a joint venture consolidated with the CFAO group.

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New GTS models: Two athletes join the Porsche Panamera family

PORSCHE has added two sporty models to its luxury saloon series – the Panamera GTS and the Panamera GTS Sport Turismo. With a powerful performance from the four-litre V8 biturbo engine (460 hp/338 kW), extra dynamic chassis systems including three-chamber air suspension, and their own unique design elements and equipment, the Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sport Turismo harness a one-of-a-kind performance set.

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