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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 […]

Alfa Romeo Roadster to be Produced by Mazda

Alfa Romeo Roadster to be Produced by Mazda

22 January 2013

One of last week’s highlights, that is excluding the North American International Auto Show, was the announcement that Mazda would be producing the Alfa Romeo Roadster for Fiat. The open-top two-seater sports car for Fiats Alfa Romeo brand will be produced at Mazda’s plant in Hiroshima, Japan, starting from 2015. The new Alfa Romeo Roadster […]

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Jeep Compass Altitude Limited Edition Launched

Jeep Compass Altitude Limited Edition Launched

18 January 2013

Jeep this week announced the launch of the limited edition Jeep Compass Altitude for the 2013 model year. In a week which has seen the launch of the Keep Grand Cherokee Alpine Edition, it seems Chrysler South Africa has decided to kick-start the year in an aggressive manner. We wonder what else they have planned […]

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The Infiniti Q50 Sports Saloon

The Infiniti Q50 Sports Saloon

18 January 2013

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 has how do we put it “outstanding proportions and presence” according to the makers. Having been introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it’s makers believe that the Infiniti Q50 will propel “Infiniti in a bold new direction, ” according to Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen. In fine-tuning […]

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition [with Video]

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition [with Video]

18 January 2013

Chrysler South Africa this week announced the availability of the new 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition. The  limited edition Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition features purely cosmetic changes and from what we gather no power enhancements. But then again the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8  already has enough grunt so additional power is not really required. In addition […]

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The Toyota Corolla Furia Concept Hints At Forthcoming New Model [With Video]

The Toyota Corolla Furia Concept Hints At Forthcoming New Model [With Video]

18 January 2013

Toyota revealed the Corolla Furia Concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This exciting compact sedan concept hints at the styling cues consumers can expect to see on the next-generation Corolla. The concept represents an exterior styling study by Toyota designers, and it builds on the brand’s product development priority to […]

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Honda Urban SUV Concept

Honda Urban SUV Concept

17 January 2013

The all-new Honda Urban SUV Concept made its world debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The concept hints at the styling direction of an all-new small SUV scheduled to be launched in Japan at the end of 2013 and in the U.S. in 2014. The model will subsequently be […]

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Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept Makes its Debut

Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept Makes its Debut

17 January 2013

Volkswagen unveiled the six- seater CrossBlue concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). We mentioned late last year that Volkswagen was looking to introduce two new SUV’s in their future model line-up. Last year saw Volkswagen unveiling the Taigun which will slot in below the Volkswagen Tiguan whilst the CrossBlue will slot in […]

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Nissan Resonance Crossover Concept

Nissan Resonance Crossover Concept

17 January 2013

Nissan unveiled the hybrid-electric Nissan Resonance Crossover concept at this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), signalling the future direction of Nissan crossovers with smart edgy design. The design cues of the Nissan Resonance crossover concept should hopefully feed into the brands current SUV models, namely the Murano, Qashqai, and Juke. Based on the […]

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Mercedes-Benz CLA - In a League of Its Own

Mercedes-Benz CLA – In a League of Its Own

16 January 2013

Official word on the Mercedes-Benz CLA four-door coupe is now out. After months of viewing camouflaged pictures of the CLA, Mercedes finally decided to alleviate us of our pain and show us the final product and just in time for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) too. The Mercedes-Benz CLA build on or rather follows […]

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The Outstanding Audi RS 7 Sportback

The Outstanding Audi RS 7 Sportback

15 January 2013

Audi will be expanding its RS model line-up with the introduction of the Audi RS 7 Sportback at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Some cars deserve to be introduced starting first from the exterior styling, the interior styling followed lastly by the engine that actually propels them. However cars such as Audi’s RS models […]

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