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TEMPEST NOW RENTS CHERY QQ3 FROM ONLY R145 A DAY
Tempest Car Hire has bought an initial 200 Chery QQ3 hatchbacks to fulfil its core focus of continuing to provide very good value for money to its customers. These cars can be rented from as little as R145 per day, which made it the most affordable rental cars in the industry at the time of...
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CHERY TIGGO SUCCESSFULLY TACKLES 12 PASSES IN EIGHT HOURS
Eight Chery Tiggo SUVs successfully took on the challenge of being driven through 12 passes in Mpumalanga in eight hours. Most of the cars had motoring journalists behind the steering wheel and all the cars got through unscathed with not even a punctured tyre even though much of the terrain was rocky and rutted. Seven of...
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CHERY LAUNCHES MUCH-IMPROVED AND STILL AFFORDABLE NEW TIGGO
The Tiggo compact SUV, one of the best-selling models in the local Chery passenger car range, has been significantly refreshed in appearance, fitted with a new, more powerful 1.6-litre DVVT petrol engine and given a much-improved standard specification level all at a very competitive price of R229 900. The front and rear appearance is much more rounded...
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Economic Chery Leads The Way
Two Chery QQ3 hatchbacks – a 0.8-litre model and a 1.1-litre version – impressed with very economic fuel consumption figures, cementing its reputation as an affordable and reliable vehicle brand. Competing in Class A (petrol-engined cars with engine capacities between 750 and 1 150cm3) the Cherys averaged 6.26l /100km and 6.48l /100km respectively. Read More Two Chery QQ3...
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Chery QQ3's Performance In Parts Survey Confirms Affordability
This year’s authoritative Kinsey Report has rated the Chery QQ3 0.8 TX as one of the most affordable vehicles to own. The indomitable Chery QQ3 came in second position in the cost of its parts basket in the entry level category, behind the much older VW City Golf, and ahead of the Opel Corsa Lite. “In...
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Chery Conquers Dakar
Making a promising start to 2010, Chery’s Rely Fleet has completed the punishing Dakar Rally with ease, beating all other Chinese entries. With the team’s two dedicated drivers, Lu Ningjun and Jiang Yaohuan, the two Chery Rely SUVs were pushed to their absolute limits, but performed outstandingly in true, reliable Chery fashion. On January 16 2010...
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Chery QQ3 Sets 48-hour Endurance Record
Gerotek Test Facility, 4 September. Chery South Africa, a division of McCarthy Limited, has set the South African and African 48-hour endurance records for 800cc and 1100cc vehicles. As part of this first-of-its-kind record-setting run, which kicked off at 12 noon of 2 September, three Chery QQ3 1100cc TXE and two QQ3 800cc TX models, powered...
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Front Wheel Drive Chery Tiggo Conquers Icy Sani Pass
The Sani Pass is the only stretch of road that connects Kwa-Zulu Natal with the highlands of neighbouring state Lesotho. It is also one of the most feared pieces of dirt road in the country, and one that shouldn't normally be tackled without a decent 4x4. It was therefore with looks of disbelief that locals...
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94.7 Cycle Challenge - Riding for a Purpose
As an active member of the Fat & Forties brigade, I felt compelled to try lessen the weight of my footprints on this earth and so began training to ride the 94.7 Cycle Challenge. This event is one of the major attractions on Joburg’s summer activities schedule and for 2013, 27 000 cyclists turned up...
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First Impressions
We took delivery of our Tiggo in November 2012 and have used the vehicle for everyday commuting and a couple of longer trips to visit some outlying areas of Gauteng. We are a typical South African family – Pa, Ma, three kids and two pets. A lot has been said about Chinese made vehicles in the...
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Chery J3 - Official SA launch to motoring media
The Chery J3 was introduced to the motoring media at a well attended launch held at the Lombardy Boutique Hotel in Pretoria. Wang Mo, Managing Director of Chery Overseas Iinvestment Co Ltd, Brett Soso, Managing Director of Chery SA, 25 journalists from South Africa’s mainstream media, as well as 60 distribution network managers and salespeople...
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Daniel Baron - Time to rock 'n roll with Tiggo
Well known musician/songwriter, Daniel Baron, received an extra special birthday surprise this year when he took delivery of his new Chery sponsored Tiggo SUV. There is a romantic notion that becoming a rock star is all play and no work, but these guys really have to graft to get their name out there and in lights....
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Chery Tiggo - First 15000km Service
The difference between a good vehicle brand and a bad one can boil down to the efficiency of their service centres and how their customers are treated. One of my business colleagues drives an upmarket German vehicle but when I asked if he would recommend buying one, his answer surprised me – “Great vehicle but not...
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Chery Tiggo - Groenkloof Family MTB adventure!
It is school holiday and as a half day working mom, I finally get to rest! Not from work, but from constant trips to drop kids off at 2 different schools and then the long trek to fetch them again in the afternoon, often clocking more than 130km per day. After-school sports events and practices...
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Chery Tiggo - Less Money...More Sense
Chery South Africa claim that the Chery Tiggo 1.6 TX is South Africa’s most affordable SUV. The mid-size SUV segment is very popular with just about every vehicle marque offering models in this segment. British, German, French, Indian, Korean, Japanese and Chinese brands are all represented. We went online and compared models using the following key...
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Mom's Taxi Test: Chery J3 1.6 TXE
While I thought the rear end of the third and latest hatch from Chery resembled one of the Renaults, I soon grew quite fond of its individuality. Remarkably highly specced, completed with airbags, leather seats, automatic windscreen wipers and headlights, MP3 audio system with half a dozen (excellent) speakers and steering-wheel controls, as well rear-park...
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Winter Road Trip - Mystic Monkeys & Feathers
The Gauteng winter has been pleasantly mild this year compared to previous years, but even still, the family didn’t need much of an excuse to go on a short Tiggo Road Trip to warmer climates. Mystic Monkeys and Feathers, is a wildlife park just an hour north of Pretoria and it gave us a great opportunity...
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94.7 - The November Surprise
I surprised my wife Celeste earlier this year by casually mentioning I had entered her into a little bike race through Johannesburg in November. Naturally suspicious of any husband inspired surprises involving exercise, she was none too pleased to discover that she was expected to peddle some 95km around Jo’burg with 30 000 other Loonies in...
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