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Fancy Some Sideways Action? Check Out the First Race of The Supadrift Series

Fancy Some Sideways Action? Check Out the First Race of The Supadrift Series

Come Valentines weekend, the first meet of South Africa’s drifting championship, the only one of its kind on our soils, will be getting ready to go sideways around Rock Raceway, Brakpan. This year the Auto Trader SupaDrift boasts a record-breaking number of drivers – over 40 in total. Although mostly South African, there has been […]

Mahikeng to Host SA’s First National Drift Championship, 28 September 2013

The penultimate round of the Auto Trader SupaDrift Series is set to take place on 28 September in Mahikeng at the Mmabatho Stadium parking lot. South Africa’s top drifters from around the country will travel to compete on North-West Province soil for the first time this year. SupaDrift 2011 and 2012 winner Wade van Zummeren from the Eastern Cape is […]

Akrapovic Exhaust for the BMW M6 Gran Coupe

Akrapovic Exhaust for the BMW M6 Gran Coupe

The new Akrapovic Evolution Line exhaust system for the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe (F06) is to be introduced in South Africa towards the end of August 2013 and will be available through BMW SA. Akrapovic claim that the new all-titanium exhaust manages to increase engine and chassis performance, and most importantly the driving experience […]

Audi R18 e-tron Quattro Wins at Le Mans

Audi R18 e-tron Quattro Wins at Le Mans

After a weekend full of drama the Audi R18 e-tron Quattro won the 2013 Le Mans 24 hour race, its second consecutive win having won the 2012 Le Mans. This win also signified Audi’s twelfth vicory at the Le Mans from its entry in 1999. The victory was clinched by the number ‘2’ Audi R18 […]

Revo VW T5 Smashes Commercial Vehicle Record at Nürburgring

Revo VW T5 Smashes Commercial Vehicle Record at Nürburgring

VW Group tuning expert Revo set a new record for a commercial vehicle lap of the Nürburgring during a recent test session– smashing the world famous lap set by Sabine Schmitz in a Ford Transit van on the Top Gear TV Show. The record was set by a VW T5 which has already clocked about […]

Supercharged Toyota 86 by RGMotorsport

Supercharged Toyota 86 by RGMotorsport

Ever since the introduction of the Toyota 86 a  number of tuning companies have been doing their best to get the most out of the 86. Rumours of a turbocharged or supercharged version of the Toyota 86 from Toyota or Toyota TRD have been going around for some time but no timing has been confirmed […]

Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake: Model Range and Pricing

Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake: Model Range and Pricing

06 December 2012

The new Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake wagon/estate with its unmistakable coupe proportions, has finally been launched in South Africa. The CLS Shooting Brake’s proportions create a crouched posture: long bonnet, narrow window profile with frameless side windows, roof sloping dynamically towards the rear and continuing to the tail end of the vehicle. Only on closer […]

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The Making Of A BMW: BMW Dingolfing Plant [Video]

The Making Of A BMW: BMW Dingolfing Plant [Video]

06 December 2012

It seems we are having a bit of a BMW kinda day seeing that we have already posted stories on the BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe as well as the BMW M3 DTM Champion Edition. So we figures we would throw in a video of the BMW Dingolfing Plant. The BMW Dingolfing plant produces the […]

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More Detailed Info on the BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe

More Detailed Info on the BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe

06 December 2012

The BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe from the onset is clearly seen to build on the attributes of the BMW 6 Series and BMW 8 Series Coupes. According to BMW the BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe embodies the qualities of sportiness and exclusivity in terms of its aesthetics, dynamics and elegance. An array of high-quality […]

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BMW M3 DTM Champion Edition Introduced to Celebrate DTM Triumph

BMW M3 DTM Champion Edition Introduced to Celebrate DTM Triumph

06 December 2012

BMW Motor sport this year managed to come out tops in the DTM having had an almost 20 year hiatus from racing in the DTM. Canadian driver Bruno Spengler won the drivers’ title, BMW Team Schnitzer finished in top spot in the team standings, and BMW claimed the manufacturers’ honours. To celebrate their success, BMW […]

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SA New Vehicle Sales Data: November 2012

SA New Vehicle Sales Data: November 2012

05 December 2012

Key Highlights Total new vehicle sales of 53 134 for the month of November Overall sales 8.1% down compared to October sales figures Top 4 market share: Toyota SA – 21.15% Volkswagen Group – 17.04% GMSA – 11.28% Ford – 8.99% Toyota remains on track to end 2012 as the South African market leader for […]

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New Entry Level Hyundai i20 Added To Local Line-up

New Entry Level Hyundai i20 Added To Local Line-up

05 December 2012

Hyundai South Africa has launched the new entry-level Hyundai i20 1.2 Motion to the local line-up. The new Hyundai i20 1.2 Motion will extend the range to four derivatives when it takes its place next to the recently launched Hyundai i20 1.4 Fluid and the present range-topper, the i20 1.4 Glide. The Hyundai i20 1.2 […]

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BMW 4 Series Concept Pictures

BMW 4 Series Concept Pictures

05 December 2012

A few weeks ago we showed pictures of a partially camouflaged BMW 4 series being loaded onto a trailer but today thanks to a series of pictures from the Autoblog.nl crew we have a set of some slick-looking concept pictures of the new BMW 4 Series. Judging from the earlier pictures we saw of the BMW […]

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All New Lexus IS To Make Debut On The 15th January 2013

All New Lexus IS To Make Debut On The 15th January 2013

05 December 2012

Lexus will reveal the all-new IS on Tuesday 15 January at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The new Lexus IS is said to be inspired by the acclaimed LF-CC and features some design cues of the LFA. According to Lexus  the new model has been completely redesigned, inside and out. The […]

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New Volvo XC90 Launch Confirmed For Late 2014

New Volvo XC90 Launch Confirmed For Late 2014

05 December 2012

The new Volvo XC90 is set for launch in 2014 and will be based on Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) and Volvo Engine Architecture (VEA). Having taken quite some time to make any major updates to the current Volvo XC90, this is some welcome news. Especially considering the how aged the current Volvo XC90 […]

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The All New Honda CR-V Has Finally Hit Our Shores

The All New Honda CR-V Has Finally Hit Our Shores

04 December 2012

The new fourth generation Honda CR-V is now on dealer floors and any customer looking for suitably sized SUV to courier the family around this holiday is in luck. The exterior of the car has had some changes which have also aided to reduce the aerodynamics of the car by a claimed 6.5%. The new […]

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