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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 […]

How Exhaust Headers are Made

How Exhaust Headers are Made

13 July 2012

; We came across a post this week about how exhaust headers are made. The video was made by an American Company called Hedman Hedders and shows the process involved in manufacturing an exhaust header. The process involves the use of automated machinery as well as skilled craftsmen to ensure quality exhaust headers are manufactured. […]

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New Mazda 6 Teaser Video

New Mazda 6 Teaser Video

12 July 2012

  A new teaser video of the Mazda 6 was released earlier this week. The new Mazda 6 is touted to be strongly influenced by the TAKERI concept which was first revealed at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. The Mazda6 incorporates many of the notable KODO design cues from the widely acclaimed TAKERI concept car. According to Akira […]

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DC Shoes: Ken Block's Gymkhana 5 Video

DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Gymkhana 5 Video

12 July 2012

  DC Shoes and Ken Block this week released Gymkhana 5 which was filmed over four days in San Francisco, California. The video also features a cameo appearance by Travis Pastrana on his dirtbike. As per what we have all come to expect the video features fast, raw and precision driving of Ken Block performing […]

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Most Detailed Toyota GT 86 Review to date

Most Detailed Toyota GT 86 Review to date

12 July 2012

  I’m sure by now you have seen a number of reviews of the Toyota GT 86 (or Toyota 86, or Scion FR-S) on the web by now. In this video Nino Karotta in his wolverine type voice drives from Barcelona to Budapest in the Toyota GT-86 through some exceptional roads such as the winding hills of […]

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Top Gear Completes World Record Double Loop-the-Loop

Top Gear Completes World Record Double Loop-the-Loop

19 June 2012

This past weekend the crew at Top Gear managed to do the first double loop-the-loop on four wheels at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban, South Africa. The double loop-the-loop labelled the “Deadly 720” was performed using a single seater buggy featuring an accelerator lock set to keep the speed between 24mph (39kph) and 26 […]

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Price for Toyota 86 Announced

Price for Toyota 86 Announced

19 June 2012

  Toyota South Africa Motors has just announced prices of the all-new Toyota 86, which officially debuts locally with the standard model on the 9th July.  This will be followed shortly by two high-spec versions later in the month. With a starting price of just R298 500 (incl. VAT) for the standard model, well within reach […]

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Nissan Juke Nismo Revealed at Le Mans

Nissan Juke Nismo Revealed at Le Mans

19 June 2012

  The production version of the Nissan Juke Nismo made its debut at the Le Mans this past weekend, alongside the Nissan Juke R and the Nissan DeltaWing. The Nissan Juke Nismo concept was unveiled at the Tokyo and Geneva Motor Show in 2011. The choice for launching the Nissan Juke Nismo performance crossover was […]

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BMW Zagato Coupé

BMW Zagato Coupé

19 June 2012

  BMW unveiled the BMW Zagato Coupé at the prestigious Villa d’Este Concours in Italy late in May. The BMW Zagato Coupé is a hand built once off vehicle built with the aid of the Italian coach builder Zagato and there are no signs that it will make it into production. The BMW Zagato Coupé […]

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Historic Win for Audi R18 e-tron at Le Mans

Historic Win for Audi R18 e-tron at Le Mans

19 June 2012

Audi this past weekend finished first, second, third and fifth position at the Le Mans 24 Hours. What makes it a historic win was Audi’s first and second place wins with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid race car. This makes Audi the first manufacturer to win the Le Mans with a hybrid vehicle. The […]

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SA New Vehicle Sales Data: May 2012

SA New Vehicle Sales Data: May 2012

06 June 2012

  In amplification of the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of May, 2012 – released today by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) – the Association commented that domestic new car and commercial vehicle sales for the month had registered strong gains compared to the corresponding month last year. […]

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