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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 […]

2013 Audi A3 Achieves 5 Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

2013 Audi A3 Achieves 5 Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

30 August 2012

The new Audi A3 received a five star Euro NCAP safety rating, achieving a 95% score for adult occupanant protection, 87% for child occupant protection,  74% for pedestrain safety and an 86% score for vehicle safety assist. One of the main concerns on the Audi A3  was the insufficient information provided to the driver regarding the […]

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Mitsubishi Evo X To Be Sold In South Africa

Mitsubishi Evo X To Be Sold In South Africa

30 August 2012

The Mitsubishi EVO X will finally be available for sale in South Africa nearly 5 years since its global launch. The Mitsubishi Evo X was first unveiled to the South African public at the 2008 Auto Africa Motor Show, now known as the Johannesburg International Motor Show (JIMS). Powering the Evo X will be powered […]

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Toyota 86 TV Commercials

Toyota 86 TV Commercials

28 August 2012

Over the last few weeks I have watched a number of different Toyota 86 TV commercials from around the world, namely Australia, the UK, SOuth Africa and the united States. Below are some of those commercials. The South African TV commercial for the Toyota 86 was made at the Rock Raceway and the driving for […]

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AUDI Quattro Rumoured To Arrive In 2015?

AUDI Quattro Rumoured To Arrive In 2015?

28 August 2012

The word on the street is that the Audi Quattro concept first introduced to the public in September 2010 might be introduced in 2015, just in time for the 35th anniversary of the Quattro. The original Quattro was introduced in 1980 at the Geneva Motor Show. The internal name for the Quattro at Audi is […]

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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S Details Released

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S Details Released

28 August 2012

Porsche yesterday released some information on the upcoming Carrera 4 and 4S model range. The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S all-wheel-drive will make their first public appearance at the 2012 Paris International Motor Show September 29, 2012, with expected sales starting in early 2013. The new 911 Carrera 4 and 4S will be […]

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Advanced Driver Training - Is It Worth the Money?

Advanced Driver Training – Is It Worth the Money?

28 August 2012

Is there a case for spending a bit of your hard-earned money to go for Advanced Driver Training?  Let me start by relating my journey to my first Advanced Driver Training. I had just started working for an automotive manufacturer and one of the perks was the company car. My first car the Volkswagen 1.6l […]

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World's Greatest Drag Race [By MotorTrend]

World’s Greatest Drag Race [By MotorTrend]

24 August 2012

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Renault Clio Gordini RS [Review]

Renault Clio Gordini RS [Review]

22 August 2012

There are several things that we have to get sorted out before we start this review of the Renault Clio Gordini RS (Renault Sport) that I am about to type up. The car we are reviewing is very good, so much so that I sincerely do not know how to best portray my emotions and […]

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2012 Ford Focus ST vs Opel Astra OPC

2012 Ford Focus ST vs Opel Astra OPC

17 August 2012

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The Kia Optima - The Korean Assault Continues

The Kia Optima – The Korean Assault Continues

16 August 2012

Yes, this isn’t news off the press. The mid-size Kia Optima sedan was officially launched in South Africa earlier this year in April after a two year long wait having been launched globally in 2010. But who’s complaining at least its here. Under the direction of Kia’s Chief Design Officer Peter Schreyer, the Kia design […]

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