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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 […]

The All New 2013 Range Rover

The All New 2013 Range Rover

16 August 2012

After months of speculation, Land Rover Officially released information on the new Range Rover. The Range Rover will be produced in a new state of the art facility in Solihull in the UK and is expected to be available for sale in South Africa from January 2013. The all new Range Rover has been developed […]

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McLaren MP4-12C Driven To Monaco

McLaren MP4-12C Driven To Monaco

15 August 2012

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The New 2012 Hyundai i30

The New 2012 Hyundai i30

15 August 2012

The launch of the new generation Hyundai I30 generation i30 has certainly made its opposition take serious note. The new Hyundai i30 is one attractive looking hatchback with added levels of style and refinement, well at least compared to its predecessor. The new-generation i30 was given its striking good looks by the team at Hyundai […]

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The Volvo V40 - Assault Of The Premium Hatchback

The Volvo V40 – Assault Of The Premium Hatchback

15 August 2012

The all new sleek and sexy Volvo V40 was launched at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year with production starting having started in May. The new Volvo V40 replaces the Volvo S40 and the Volvo V50 models. The introduction of the Volvo V40 as a premium and sporty hatchback clearly indicates Volvo’s intentions of […]

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The New Renault Clio - IV

The New Renault Clio – IV

15 August 2012

The original Renault Clio was launched in 1990, since then over 11.5 millions Clio’s have been sold globally. During that time there have been a number of memorable Clio derivatives which have amassed a cult following such as the 2000 Renault Clio Renault Sport (RS) which was equipped with a mid-engined 169kW 3.0litre V6 engine; […]

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2006 Kia Picanto Review - Beating The Odds

2006 Kia Picanto Review – Beating The Odds

11 August 2012

Long have I loathed the thought of driving a Kia Picanto. From a far I’ve always thought they seemed too tiny and underpowered with their supposedly frugal engines but then again this might have to do with my build and nothing about the car itself. Well this past weekend I managed to get the opportunity […]

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2005 Tata Indica 1.4 LSI Review

2005 Tata Indica 1.4 LSI Review

08 August 2012

Recently, I worked for a friend who fixes yachts, cars and pretty much anything mechanical and electrical. He drives a 2005 Tata Indica 1.4 LSI equipped with an engine producing 55kW and 110Nm.  There are no bells and whistles with regards to styling or features to speak of here but there happens to be one […]

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SA New Vehicle Sales Data: July 2012

SA New Vehicle Sales Data: July 2012

08 August 2012

The new vehicle sales statistics for the month of July, 2012, were released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) last week on the 2nd of August. The Association commented that the July new vehicle sales reflected another encouraging performance with sales in all the major segments registering solid gains compared to […]

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Subaru BRZ Launch Date Delayed

Subaru BRZ Launch Date Delayed

08 August 2012

Production of the Subaru BRZ  in Japan started in February this year. Both the Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 are built at the same production plant, Subaru’s Gunma production facility. However the production volumes are skewed more in favour of the Toyota 86 than the Subaru BRZ. From the start of production demand has far outstripped supply […]

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2012 Total Economy Run Winners

2012 Total Economy Run Winners

02 August 2012

The 36th Total Economy Run took place last weekend over two days and 1105km over the hills and valleys of the Mpumalanga Lowveld and consisted of 21 passenger vehicles. The Total Economy Run is stated to be the only legitimate and unbiased barometer of fuel efficiency for passenger vehicles in South Africa. The competition consists […]

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