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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 […]

Travel Safe This Easter Weekend

Travel Safe This Easter Weekend

03 April 2012

Odds are that a large number of South African motorists will be on the road this coming Easter weekend. I have to admit that as part of these holidays some remote part of my brain always waits to hear about road incidences and fatalities which is actually quite sad. I believe we can all do […]

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Subaru BRZ 0 -60 kph Time?

Subaru BRZ 0 -60 kph Time?

03 April 2012

Edmunds Inside Line posted a video review of the Subaru BRZ. Check the video below. A number of online forums have been rather active mostly due to the 0 – 60mph figures being posted by the different publications. It seems these figures range from 6.2 to 7.3 Seconds. Check the comments of the Subaru BRZ […]

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The Resurrection of Datsun

The Resurrection of Datsun

03 April 2012

I’m filled with nostalgic feelings every time I think about Datsun, especially since many of those memories are of speeding on the freeway with my uncle behind the wheel trying to get to our destination as swiftly as possible. So when I heard that Carlos-Ghosn had made an announcement that Nissan would resurrect the Datsun […]

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Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

27 March 2012

Built as a technology demonstrator and as a successor of the Carrera GT, the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid vehicle combines a high-performance combustion engine with cutting-edge electric motors to deliver performance that is beyond extraordinary. Recently a fortunate few members of the press were given the opportunity of driving what appears to be a cosmetically […]

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2012 BMW 3 Series (F30)

2012 BMW 3 Series (F30)

27 March 2012

Export of the BMW 3 series from South Africa began from the Rosslyn Plant a few weeks ago with local sales beginning mid March. One of the most prominent changes on the car is the new BMW face which is said to emphasise the elegantly dynamic design of the new BMW 3 Series. At a […]

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Update: 2013 Audi A3

Update: 2013 Audi A3

27 March 2012

Having released a number of leaked pictures of the new Audi A3 before the Geneva Motor Show, Audi officially released more details on the A3 at the beginning of March just a day before the start of the motor show. The new Audi A3 will be offered in three variants; Attraction, Ambition and Ambiente. From a […]

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2012 Mercedes Benz SL 63 AMG

2012 Mercedes Benz SL 63 AMG

20 March 2012

The All new SL 63 AMG was revealed two weeks ago at the Geneva Motor Show, the SL 63 AMG has an all aluminium bodyshell which leads to a 125 kilogram weight saving compared to its predecessor. The AMG 5.5litre V8 twin-turbocharged engine delivers 395 kW and 800 Nm of torque or 415 kW and 900 […]

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Jaguar Heritage Racing

Jaguar Heritage Racing

20 March 2012

Jaguar last week on Monday the 12th March announced that they would be returning to the competitive arena through the vibrant world of historic motorsport. This will see Jaguar taking part in historic races such as Goodwood, the Mille Miglia, AVD Nürburgring Oldtimer Grand Prix, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and each round of the E-type challenge in […]

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Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

20 March 2012

The Polo BlueGT will be the first VW with cylinder deactivation also known as active cylinder management (ACT). The 1.4-litre TSI engine delivers 103 kW of power and has a top speed of 210 km/h. The claimed fuel consumption is 4.7 l/100 km and drops down to 4.5 l/100 when the optional 7-speed dual clutch […]

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Jaguar C-X16

Jaguar C-X16

20 March 2012

Indications are that the Jaguar C-X16 which was presented at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show last year might just make it into production. If approved the C-X16 would be introduced in late 2014, and would be priced between the Porsche Cayman R and the base 911 Carrera. This is according to Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar […]

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