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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 […]

Nissan GT-R and Usain Bolt Feature on Nissan Brand Campaign

Nissan GT-R and Usain Bolt Feature on Nissan Brand Campaign

06 June 2012

  Usain Bolt, Triple Olympic gold medalist and multi world record holder recently partnered with Nissan on their first ever global brand campaign , including a series of airport billboards and online content featuring Bolt and his Nissan GT-R. Titled “WHAT IF_”, the campaign features iconic Nissan products and technologies that represent Nissan’s innovations that excite. […]

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Part 5/5 - The Pagani Story "The Beginnings"

Part 5/5 – The Pagani Story “The Beginnings”

30 May 2012

Earlier in May we posted a story on Pagani about a series of videos it released detailing the companies history. In that post we only managed to get four of a total of five videos. Well here is the last video in the series, Enjoy!

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2012 Ipsos Quality Awards for Sales and Service Experience

2012 Ipsos Quality Awards for Sales and Service Experience

30 May 2012

  The Ipsos Quality Awards, formerly known as the Synovate Quality Awards, for Sales and Service Experience in the automotive industry were announced last week on the 25th of May. The Ipsos Quality Awards are divided into four categories; Passenger Vehicle (PC) Purchasing Experience, PC Servicing Experience, Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Purchasing Experience and LCV […]

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BMW M Celebrates 40 years of Existence

BMW M Celebrates 40 years of Existence

25 May 2012

  BMW Motorsport GmbH was born in 1972 as a subsidiary of BMW GmbH, with the name changing to BMW M GmbH in 1993. This year,2012, marks the 40th anniversary of the BMW M division. Since its formation the BMW M division has released a number of exciting models which have kept customers coming back […]

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Porsche 918 Spyder Testing Progressing Well

Porsche 918 Spyder Testing Progressing Well

21 May 2012

  Earlier this year in March members of the press were given the opportunity to drive the Porsche 918 Spyder in Nardo Italy. Two months later and Porsche has started testing of the prototype vehicles. According to Porsche the initial results of the driving trials are in line with the high expectations placed on the […]

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The Pagani Story “The Beginnings”

The Pagani Story “The Beginnings”

17 May 2012

  Pagani Automobili is documenting its origins by releasing a 5 part videos series titled “The Beginnings”. The first video chronicles the life of Horacio Pagani by using a series of photographs taken during the course of his life. The video depicts his interest in the automotive industry from childhood to his career at Lamborghini. […]

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BMW M135i

BMW M135i

17 May 2012

BMW earlier this week released a video of the much anticipated BMW M135I. The M135i concept was revealed at the Geneva motor show earlier this year and the car seen in the video is the production version. The video shows both the three and five door derivatives of the M135i.

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SA New Vehicle Sales Data: April 2012

SA New Vehicle Sales Data: April 2012

17 May 2012

  New car vehicle sales for the month of April registered a 10.5% improvement compared to corresponding month last year with exports showing an 11% decline. Aggregate Industry sales had improved by 4 034 units or 10.5% to 42 617 vehicles from 38 583 units in April last year well above the growth rate in […]

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How Engines Work, Explained With Simple Animations

How Engines Work, Explained With Simple Animations

09 May 2012

  Ever wondered how an engine works or had the occasional lapse of memory and needed a quick reminder. A site created by Matt Keveney, Animated Engines, explains how engines work using animations. In addition to the engines we are most accustomed to, the site also provides information on engines which most of us have […]

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Mercedes Benz C63 AMG Black Series Promo Video

Mercedes Benz C63 AMG Black Series Promo Video

09 May 2012

The Mercedes Benz C63 AMG Black Series is the star of a new online video released by Mercedes Benz USA appropriately labelled the “Dark Side of the C63 AMG Black Series,” to go with the cars  Magno Night Black colour. The power for the C63 AMG Black Series comes fro ma 6.3-litre V8 (380kW, 620Nm) […]

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