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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 Toyota Yaris HSD

The All New Toyota Yaris HSD

25 July 2012

The Toyota Yaris HSD  (Hybrid Synergy Drive)  is the third Toyota hybrid to be introduced into the South African market following the successful introduction of the Toyota Prius and the Toyota Auris Hybrid. The Yaris HSD will be built by Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF). According to Toyota, the introduction of the Toyota Yaris HSD is […]

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The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Roadster

The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Roadster

25 July 2012

The Mazda MX-5 facelift was released earlier this month with sales in Japan beginning on the 5th of July. The Mazda MX-5 can be expected in South Africa late in December 2012. Some of the key highlights of the Mazda MX-5 facelift are; the redesigned front bumper which is said to give the MX-5 a […]

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Pictures Of Classic BMW's: For The Fans

Pictures Of Classic BMW’s: For The Fans

21 July 2012

We came across these pics of classic BMW’s when we were browsing through the motoringconbrio website today. The set of pictures belong to drfilm. The two pictures below are of a BMW 2002tii.   The picture below is of a BMW 2800. Beautiful pictures don’t you think? Source: motoringconbrio, drfilm  

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South African Automotive Week 2012 in Port Elizabeth

South African Automotive Week 2012 in Port Elizabeth

20 July 2012

The third edition of the South African Automotive Week (SAAW) will be held in Port Elizabeth from October 10 to October 13, 2012. SAAW 2012 will be held at the Moffet on Main Lifestyle Shopping Centre and will cover more than 10 000 square metres of floor space, according to event director Andrew Binning of organisers […]

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Opel Adam Unveiled!

Opel Adam Unveiled!

18 July 2012

  The Opel Adam launched last week is seen by Opel as a fashionable urban car which slots into the A segment car market. With that the Opel Adam has virtually endless styling options,which makes almost every different Opel Adam unique. It seems the proliferation of styling options available on cars is a sign that […]

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Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake

Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake

18 July 2012

Mercedes released information on its new CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake a few days ago and we have to admit that we like it a lot. But then again we need to point out that we’ve been fans of the CLS since it was first launched globally in 2004 so we could be biased, well […]

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Need For Speed Movie To Be Made By DreamWorks Studios

Need For Speed Movie To Be Made By DreamWorks Studios

18 July 2012

DreamWorks Studios announced that they would be releasing the Need For Speed movie on Feburary 7, 2014. Need for Speed is one of the worlds most successful racing video game series and the latest release of the series is set to be Need For Speed Most Wanted. The Need For Speed Series is created by […]

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The Potent Open-Top Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster

The Potent Open-Top Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster

18 July 2012

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster will be available as a limited edition in selected markets worldwide. The release of the information couldn’t be better as its Summer in Europe as well as the rest of the Western Countries. The V12 Vantage Roadster’s 6.0-litre engine, mated to a six speed manual gearbox as in the […]

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Mclaren MP4-12C Spider Video

Mclaren MP4-12C Spider Video

13 July 2012

  McLaren last week launched the MP4-12C spider, the second model in the MP4-12C family. Following on from this launch McLaren yesterday, the 12th of July, released a video of the MP4-12C Spider in action. The McLaren MP4-12C Spider’s bespoke 3.8-litre V8 twin turbo engine produces 459kW of power and 600Nm of torque which is […]

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The Cool and Capable Fiat 500L

The Cool and Capable Fiat 500L

13 July 2012

  The Fiat 500L which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year was launched in Europe this week. This follows on the success of the Fiat 500 models such as the Abarth and the Cabrio. The Fiat 500L will be produced at a newly renovated plant in Kragujevac, Serbia. In South Africa […]

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