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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 […]

Welcome to the all new 2013 Toyota Auris

Welcome to the all new 2013 Toyota Auris

30 January 2013

Welcome the new C-segment 2013 Toyota Auris, a bewitching car according to Toyota. According to Glenn Crompton, Vice President of Marketing, the changes to the all-new Auris are dramatic: “It now looks a lot sharper and more distinctive. It’s lower and visually has a more dynamic stance but the revisions are much more than just […]

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Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT to debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT to debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

30 January 2013

The new Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT – the brand’s most performance-focused production cars ever – will enjoy their world premieres at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on 5 March. Designed in Europe under the direction of President and Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, the Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT feature bold athletic […]

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New Generation Hyundai Santa Fe Now Available in South Africa

New Generation Hyundai Santa Fe Now Available in South Africa

29 January 2013

The arrival of the new third generation Hyundai Santa Fe should continue to worry competitors in the SUV segment. The Hyundai/Kia Group has managed over the years to grow their market share significantly mostly as a result of their increased model line-up but most I believe as a result of their improved styling and focus […]

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The Beautiful and Soulful Aston Martin Rapide S

The Beautiful and Soulful Aston Martin Rapide S

24 January 2013

The more assertive looking Aston Martin Rapide S is touted as being the most powerful four-door Aston Martin to date. The peak output in the new Aston Martin Rapide S has been increased by 17% with the introduction of the new AM11 6.0 litre V12 power plant that sees it developing 410kW. The Aston Martin Rapide S […]

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Alpine Advisory Board Created to Monitor Upcoming Models

Alpine Advisory Board Created to Monitor Upcoming Models

23 January 2013

Following the announcement of the reintroduction of the Alpine brand and the founding of Société des Automobiles Alpine Caterham, an advisory board has been created.  The advisory board will be under the authority of Renault’s Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares (read our previous article here). The board’s mission will be to advise and assist the senior […]

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McLaren to Celebrate 50 years this Coming September

McLaren to Celebrate 50 years this Coming September

23 January 2013

McLaren will be turning 50 this year, on September 2nd 2013, the McLaren Group will celebrate its 50th anniversary. To be honest McLaren only became known to me in the early 1990’s when McLaren released the McLaren F1 under the guidance of Ron Dennis, Gordon Murray and Peter Stevens. I have taken a keen interest in the company […]

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Sneak Peek of the Rolls Royce Wraith

Sneak Peek of the Rolls Royce Wraith

23 January 2013

The first official teaser image of the Rolls Royce Wraith was released yesterday ahead of its launch at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. We were going to attempt to write our own views of the Rolls Royce Wraith based on the silhouette of a picture Rolls Royce released yesterday but in retrospect we […]

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Auto Transmission Introduced on the Volkswagen Amarok

Auto Transmission Introduced on the Volkswagen Amarok

23 January 2013

A new 8-speed automatic transmission has been introduced on the Volkswagen Amarok, a feature which VW states will set it apart in the 1-tonne bakkie category. The 8-speed transmission on the Amarok was specifically developed for it, and for that matter VW believes they have achieved to develop a transmission which offers gearshift speeds at the level […]

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The Legendary Lamborghini Countach [Video]

The Legendary Lamborghini Countach [Video]

22 January 2013

If you were born anywhere near the 70’s or 80’s you are most likely to remember a time when the Lamborghini Countach, was always features on some magazines, and heralded as one of the ultimate sports cars of its time. As child I remember having a framed picture of a white Lamborghini Countach which hung on […]

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Audi RS4 Avant Now Available in South Africa

Audi RS4 Avant Now Available in South Africa

22 January 2013

The Audi RS4 Avant is now available in South Africa and has come in priced at a whopping R8750, 000. The Audi RS4 will only be available in the guise of the Avant as Audi at the moment has not planned a sedan for production. The Audi RS4 Avant is powered by a 4.2-litre V8 which produces […]

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