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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 […]

Ford Begins Production of Ford Fiesta ST

Ford Begins Production of Ford Fiesta ST

10 February 2013

Production of the new Ford Fiesta ST has begun at Fords assembly plant in Cologne Germany. The new Ford Fiesta ST pegged as the fastest Ford Fiesta achieving a claimed 0 to 100km/h sprint in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 220km/h. The second-generation Fiesta ST has been confirmed for launch in South Africa […]

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Production Ready McLaren P1 to be at Geneva Motor Show

Production Ready McLaren P1 to be at Geneva Motor Show

09 February 2013

The production ready McLaren P1 will be unveiled at the 83rd international Motor show in Geneva on the 5th of March. In the mean time McLaren has given us a glimpse of the so far unseen interior of the McLaren P1 in the form of a video. The latest insight confirms that the McLaren P1 […]

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The Nissan 370Z Nismo

The Nissan 370Z Nismo

09 February 2013

The Nissan 370Z Nismo was officially unveiled for the European market yesterday, signalling the entry of the second member of Europe’s new Nissan Nismo range. The Nissan 370Z was unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year. Featuring dramatic styling with red Nismo design signatures it also packs […]

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Opel Astra Range Refreshed

Opel Astra Range Refreshed

09 February 2013

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has given the Opel Astra a bit of a refresh which include a number of styling and specification changes. These revisions on the Opel Astra impact on exterior styling, interior trim, and revised technical specifications in line with local preferences. Along with these changes comes an aggressive new pricing structure […]

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Mercedes AMG Petronas Launches 2013 Silver Arrow

Mercedes AMG Petronas Launches 2013 Silver Arrow

09 February 2013

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team unveiled the 2013 Formula One car, the F1 W04, earlier this week at the Jerez Circuit in Southern Spain. Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton arrived at the official photo call at the wheel of two Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series, the fifth Black Series model from Mercedes-AMG. […]

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Mercedes-Benz CLA Commercial [Video]

Mercedes-Benz CLA Commercial [Video]

31 January 2013

We came across a commercial of the new Mercedes-Benz CLA  recently and we liked it. The commercial is targeted to primarily air during the Super Bowl and features a star-studded cast which includes  Usher, Kate Upton and Willem Dafoe.

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Suzuki Swift Sales Pass the Three Million Mark

Suzuki Swift Sales Pass the Three Million Mark

31 January 2013

When the Suzuki Motor Corporation launched the Suzuki Swift – its first global strategic model – in Japan in late 2004, it brought a blend of eye-catching good looks, Japanese quality and European inspired driving dynamics to the compact car segment. Those attributes are still as strong today and Suzuki is pleased to announce that […]

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Audi A1 Quattro Driven On Alpine Road [Video]

Audi A1 Quattro Driven On Alpine Road [Video]

31 January 2013

Watch this video of the Audi A1 Quattro being driven by DTM driver Filipe Albuquerque through an alpine road. The aim of the video, to demonstrate the ability of the Audi A1 Quattro.

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New Ferrari Formula 1 Car to be Called F138 [with Video]

New Ferrari Formula 1 Car to be Called F138 [with Video]

31 January 2013

The new Ferrari Formula 1 car which is being launched this coming Friday in a marquee inside Ferrari’s Maranello facility, will be called the F138. The name of the fifty ninth car built by Ferrari to compete at the highest level of motor sport derives from a combination of the current year and the number of […]

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Toyota Bids Farewell to Founding Member

Toyota Bids Farewell to Founding Member

30 January 2013

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) mourns the passing of one of its founding fathers. Jan de Necker passed away last week in Paarl, Western Cape at the ripe old age of 93. Mr De Necker was a well-known and much loved member of Toyota. As a good friend and business associate of founder Dr Albert […]

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