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  • Glorious Adenauer Benz to set the tone at Concours South Africa
    Aug 25, 2016 Events

    Glorious Adenauer Benz to set the tone at…

    Sun City, September 9-11, 2016 The sheer size and grace of the Mercedes-Benz four door 300 W186 model will stun visitors to the inaugural Concours South Africa, taking centre stage at Sun City on September 9-11, 2016. This massive Merc from the… more...
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  • Paris world premiere for all-new KIA Rio
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Paris world premiere for all-new KIA Rio

    The all-new, fourth-generation KIA Rio will make its world premiere on 29 September in Paris, at the 2016 Mondial de l’Automobile. The Rio’s progressive new exterior and interior design was led by KIA’s design centres in Germany and California, in… more...
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  • aBr Motoring, incorporated in the September 2016 issue of our magazine
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    aBr Motoring, incorporated in the September 2016…

    Could South Africa be listed on a future Formula One calendar? Sir Martin Sorrell, a highly influential member of the F1 board alongside Bernie Ecclestone and Donald Mackenzie, seems to think so. He says F1 needs to “mine” the likes of Asia, Latin… more...
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  • Nissan prepares to unleash 550 horses on Kyalami GP Circuit
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Nissan prepares to unleash 550 horses on Kyalami…

    New 408 kW GT-R confirmed for SA Festival of Motoring launch Rosslyn, South Africa, 23 August 2016 - Nissan will officially debut the new 2017 Nissan GT-R at the SA Festival of Motoring, where it is set to shine both on and off the track. The SA… more...
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  • Mercedes-AMG Performance Tour and Mercedes-Benz Stars at the Festival of Motoring
    Aug 24, 2016 Events

    Mercedes-AMG Performance Tour and Mercedes-Benz…

    Kyalami, Midrand - Following the recent onslaught of new model introductions by luxury motor manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, and its sports car and high-performance brand Mercedes-AMG, the brand will be showcasing and demonstrating a number of its… more...
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  • Double podium joy for Hyundai in Rallye Deutschland
    Aug 24, 2016 Motorsport

    Double podium joy for Hyundai in Rallye…

    Hyundai Motorsport has claimed a double podium result with Dani Sordo and Thierry Neuville finishing in second and third respectively in Rallye Deutschland, the ninth round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). In one of the most thrilling… more...
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  • Truly Grand: Women’s Car of the Year Award for KIA Grand Sedona; now available with navigation
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Truly Grand: Women’s Car of the Year Award for…

    Women on Wheels judges votes the KIA Grand Sedona the Women’s MPV of the Year KIA Grand Sedona now available with 8-inch colour touch screen and integrated satellite navigation KIA Picanto voted Women’s Budget Buy of the Year Women on Wheels (WOW),… more...
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  • Jaguar F-Type SVR and Range Rover Evoque convertible headed for South African Festival of Motoring
    Aug 24, 2016 Events

    Jaguar F-Type SVR and Range Rover Evoque…

    Jaguar’s all-weather supercar to make its local debut at SAFM Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be unveiled Jaguar and Land Rover models available for driving on track and off road Jaguar Land Rover South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa will show off… more...
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  • A STRONG OF STRENGTH FOR THE PEUGEOT RALLY ACADEMY IN GERMANY
    Aug 22, 2016 Motorsport

    A strong of strength for the Peugeot Rally…

    PEUGEOT RALLY ACADEMY – ADAC RALLYE DEUTSCHLAND – AUGUST 18-21, 2016 Although the result of the 2016 ADAC Rallye Deutschland does not do justice to his performance, Spaniard Jose Antonio Suarez produced a strong run on the asphalt event, his… more...
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  • Victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as Poulter/Coetzee make it five in a row
    Aug 22, 2016 Motorsport

    Victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as…

    The town of Heidelberg played host to round five of the 2016 South African National Rally Championship, and was the scene of Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee's fifth consecutive overall victory. The Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, in association… more...
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  • Challenge accepted! Super Carry beats the odds
    Aug 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Challenge accepted! Super Carry beats the odds

    2016 SUZUKI SUPER CARRY The challenge - drive 750 km with a load of 750 kg on R750 worth of fuel with a Suzuki Super Carry. This challenge, dubbed the #SuperCarry750 challenge, was conceived when the team at Suzuki Auto South Africa decided to test… more...
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  • Study of an ultra-stylish luxury-class coupé
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Study of an ultra-stylish luxury-class coupé

    The ultimate in luxury: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Stuttgart/Pebble Beach. Every August classic car fans from around the world converge on Pebble Beach in California for a very special beauty contest. This gathering of magnificent classic cars is the… more...
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  • Global reports reveal that car buying is a women’s thing
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Global reports reveal that car buying is a…

    South African men may try desperately to persuade their spouses about the benefits of a sports car over a practical sedan, but they know in their hearts that when it comes to buying a car that their better halves will ultimately make the decision… more...
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  • 2017 Honda CRF450RX
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    2017 Honda CRF450RX

    Model updates: Honda now has a race-ready enduro machine: the CRF450RX is based on the all-new 17YM CRF450R and features enduro-spec suspension, PGM-FI and EMSB mapping plus larger fuel tank, 18in rear wheel, sidestand and electric start as… more...
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  • Volvo Cars and Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars and Uber join forces to develop…

    Volvo Cars and Uber, the world's leading ride-sharing company, are to join forces to develop next generation autonomous driving (AD) cars. The two companies have signed an agreement to establish a joint project that will develop new base vehicles… more...
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  • It's about the journey
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    It's about the journey

    Mercedes-Benz SUVs: The best SUVs for every terrain 2015 was 'The Year of the SUV' for Mercedes-Benz as they introduced new models to their already extensive SUV range. This refreshed SUV range includes four all-new additions to the extensive SUV… more...
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  • Advanced new driver technologies for Range Rover Sport
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Advanced new driver technologies for Range Rover…

    Pioneering autonomous driving technologies introduced to Range Rover Sport, including Advanced Tow Assist and Blind Spot Assist Low Traction Launch technology enhances all-terrain capability Larger 10-inch touchscreen for new market-leading… more...
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  • Class T Championship Battle Resumes in Malalane
    Aug 19, 2016 Motorsport

    Class T Championship Battle Resumes in Malalane

    New route for Nkomazi 450 race in Mpumalanga Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable currently second in Class T championship Exciting tussle for the top expected between championship leaders PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 18 August 2016 - All eyes will be… more...
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  • Gamers Drive Ford GT in Forza Motorsport 6 for 48 Hours at Le Mans to Set New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Gamers Drive Ford GT in Forza Motorsport 6 for 48…

    Five Gamers each race Ford GT in Forza Motorsport 6 for 48 hours 29 minutes to set a new Guinness World Records title for "Longest video marathon on a racing game" Surviving on power naps, sweets and energy drinks, the gamers set the record while… more...
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  • Ben Van Rooyen with his 1934 Chevrolet. Van Rooyen’s vehicle will feature in a six-part US miniseries based on the life and times of Nelson Mandela
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    1934 Chevrolet Still Steals Show

    Vintage vehicle to feature in miniseries about Nelson Mandela Johannesburg- When Ben Van Rooyen first laid eyes on a 1934 Chevrolet Master, he knew he would transform the vehicle into the icon it once was. Having parked in a shed for 20 years, the… more...
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  • the Range Rover Sport was chosen from the list of category winners as the Reader’s Choice 2016 WOW Car of the Year.
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    South African Women Choose 2016 Car of the Year

    Cape Town, 18th August, 2016 – The votes are in for the best cars in SA, as voted for exclusively by women. The 2016 Women on Wheels (WOW) Car of the Year Award goes to the Hyundai Tucson and the Range Rover Sport takes the overall Reader’s Choice… more...
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  • Ryan Hunt Tork Craft Veteran MX3 Class number 777 and his main competitor Ian Topliss number 76
    Aug 16, 2016 Motorsport

    46 year old Ryan Hunt Team Tork Craft SA now…

    46 year old Ryan Hunt (Team Tork Craft SA) a South African multiple motocross SA National Champion, Springbok and International MX GP rider won the MX3 Class Overall in Round 5 of the MX3 SA National Motocross Series at Thunder Valley KZN placing… more...
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  • The new E-Class - The most intelligent executive saloon
    Aug 16, 2016 Press Releases

    The new E-Class - The most intelligent executive…

    Following the recent introduction of the all new E-Class, Mercedes-Benz is adding two additional models to the line-up - E 250 and E 400 4MATIC. The stylish new executive sedan with its distinct, emotive design and high-grade, exclusive interior,… more...
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  • Volvo 140: Volvo's first million-seller celebrates 50 years
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo 140: Volvo's first million-seller…

    On 17 August 1966, the Volvo 144 was presented in the midst of an ongoing manhunt. With this new model series, Volvo could develop into a considerably bigger car maker. In eight years, no fewer than 1.25 million cars were produced - creating Volvo's… more...
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  • BMW Centenary Celebrations & Bridgestone Track Day on 20 August 2016
    Aug 15, 2016 Events

    BMW Centenary Celebrations & Bridgestone Track…

    In celebration of BMW’s 100th birthday the BMW Car Club of Gauteng will be hosting a track day and Centenary Parade at the popular Red Star Raceway in Delmas on Saturday 20 August 2016. This event is proudly supported by Zambesi Auto BMW. The day… more...
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  • All eyes on the 2016 African Open Karting Championships
    Aug 15, 2016 Motorsport

    All eyes on the 2016 African Open Karting…

    ZWARTKOPS 20 AUGUST 2016 Last chance to qualify for a seat at the Rotax Word Championship in Italy in October New Micro Max and Mini Max classes draw a huge entry, with the winners set to race in Italy! Senior karters will compete for four berths in… more...
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  •  All-new Heidelberg Rally set to test teams and thrill fans
    Aug 15, 2016 Motorsport

    All-new Heidelberg Rally set to test teams and…

    An all-new rally means a level playing field Leeroy Poulter and co-driver Elvéne Coetzee lead in the S2000 class by 16 points Guy Botterill and Simon Vacy-Lyle ahead in the S1600 class after four straight victories JOHANNESBURG, south africa, 15… more...
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  • Tight battle in special vehicle catgory in Donaldson Cross Country Championship
    Aug 15, 2016 Motorsport

    Tight battle in special vehicle category in…

    Hutchison/Stassen back on top in overall and Class A championships Reigning champions Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen have moved back to the top of the Special Vehicle overall and Class A championships after four rounds of the Donaldson Cross… more...
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  • Tekonsha’s ModuLite ZCI to be Featured on Motorhead Garage TV Show
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Tekonsha’s ModuLite ZCI to be Featured on…

    PLYMOUTH, Mich., (August 12, 2016) – It’s arguably the most innovative new product in years, and this weekend, the hosts of Motorhead Garage will put it to the test! We’re talking about the Tekonsha® ModuLite® ZCI™: Zero Contact Interface. The… more...
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  • New route for Nkomazi 450
    Aug 15, 2016 Motorsport

    New route for Nkomazi 450

    Donaldson Cross Country Championship enters the home stretch with a new route The Nkomazi 450 will be run over a new route when the Donaldson Cross Country Motor Racing Championship enters the home stretch with round five of the series on August 26… more...
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  •  South Africa’s fastest motorcycles now coming out of FIRE IT UP’S new flash tuning workshop
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    South Africa’s fastest motorcycles now coming…

    with tests to prove the increased performance on each and every motorcycle... Although Craig Langton MD of FIRE IT UP is not a motorcycle racer, nor does he run a race shop, his expertise and the new Flash Tuning product from Germany along with the… more...
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  • Race Report 9 August 2016 Extreme Festival Women's Day!
    Aug 15, 2016 Motorsport

    Race Report 9 August 2016 Extreme Festival…

    There was racing action aplenty at Zwartkops Raceway on Tuesday, a very special day, Womans Day. The Days racing was very well supported with the new GTC cars competing in 2 races on the day. In the Superhatch races, of which we are the joint title… more...
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  • How You Drive Reveals a Lot About Your Personality
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    How You Drive Reveals a Lot About Your Personality

    If self-driving cars become commonplace there will be at least one unintended consequence: it will eliminate a good way to assess the true character of a co-worker, colleague or customer. Just as anonymity on the Web allows petty cowards to express… more...
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  • Flying Hack provides a nailbiting moment in Investchem Formula Ford racing
    Aug 12, 2016 Motorsport

    Flying Hack provides a nailbiting moment in…

    The fifth round of the Investchem Formula Ford championship will long be remembered for the aerial antics of Saul Hack (88) during the second race. Hack made contact with the wheel of Allen Meyer (15) before launching into the air and crashing… more...
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  • Go for a cruise in Renault's funky Captur Sunset limited edition
    Aug 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Go for a cruise in Renault's funky Captur Sunset…

    With only 100 units available, Captur Sunset Limited Edition marks official introduction of Turbo Diesel engine derivative to Renault Captur range. Captur Sunset Limited Edition Dynamique is powered by Renault's dynamic 1.5 dCi 66kW Turbo Diesel,… more...
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  • The all-new Honda Civic - Bold and innovative
    Aug 12, 2016 Press Releases

    The all-new Honda Civic - Bold and innovative

    10th generation Honda Civic the most advanced and dynamic yet Athletic, low-slung design matched to improved interior space and comfort All-new Honda 1.5 VTEC TURBO direct injection engine Innovative features include Walk Away Auto Lock, Remote… more...
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  • Elevated performance and desirability for 2017 Range Rover
    Aug 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Elevated performance and desirability for 2017…

    New Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic derivative combines Range Rover desirability with enhanced dynamic performance Innovative semi-autonomous driving technologies including Advanced Tow Assist and Intelligent Speed Limiter join unique… more...
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  • Championship at Red Star Raceway on 13 August 2016 - Preview
    Aug 12, 2016 Motorsport

    Inland Championship at Red Star Raceway on 13…

    The sixth round of the Inland Championship Roadshow will head to the tight and technical Red Star Raceway on Saturday 13 August. With the various categories starting to reveal a number of championship leaders the action is expected to be fast and… more...
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  • Top 10 tips for saving money while motoring
    Aug 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Top 10 tips for saving money while motoring

    Owning a car brings freedom and mobility! But unfortunately, it also adds to your list of expenses. The good news is that although fuel, maintenance and services are part of car ownership, running costs can be reduced effectively by adopting a few… more...
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  • Mission Impossible power for your Amarok
    Aug 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Mission Impossible power for your Amarok

    Introduced in 2011, the Volkswagen Amarok has proven itself capable and reliable, and in bi-turbo configuration, the 2.0 litre turbo-diesel engine delivers a very impressive 132kW of power along with 420Nm of torque. But the team at Steves Auto… more...
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  • Sasol GTC Championship delivers thrills and spills on debut
    Aug 10, 2016 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Championship delivers thrills and…

    Randburg, South Africa – The inaugural Sasol Global Touring Car (GTC) Championship flagged off in style, thrilling the massive crowd of motorsport fans who packed into the Zwartkops Raceway under clear, sunny skies, fans who have waited patiently… more...
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  • New Passat drives 2029km on one tank
    Aug 09, 2016 Press Releases

    New Passat drives 2029km on one tank

    The new Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI DSG has set a new South African record by a petrol passenger car of driving over 2000km on a single tank. The new Passat drove a distance of 2029 kilometres from the South African and Zimbabwean border gate in Beit… more...
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  • Rallycross - The PEUGEOT 208 WRX takes Canada victory in the hands of Timmy Hansen
    Aug 08, 2016 Motorsport

    Rallycross - The PEUGEOT 208 WRX takes Canada…

    Rallycross - Canada - Trois Rivières (round 7) 8 August 2016 - The dramatic seventh round of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship in Canada saw Timmy Hansen steal the win in the Team Peugeot Hansen PEUGEOT 208 WRX. The saying that ‘Anything… more...
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  • Red Bull KTM takes over championship leads at action packed National MX at Thunder Valley
    Aug 08, 2016 Motorsport

    Red Bull KTM takes over championship leads at…

    Pietermaritzburg, 6 August 2016. A cold day greeted riders and spectators alike when they headed to Thunder Valley in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, for round five of the South African National Motocross Championship. The morning's cold however… more...
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  • Hard-fought and important WTCC weekend in Argentina
    Aug 08, 2016 Motorsport

    Hard-fought and important WTCC weekend in…

    Polestar Cyan Racing drivers Thed Björk and Robert Dahlgren had a hard-fought FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) weekend in Argentina on 6 and 7 August with vital experience gained. Björk was tapped into a spin on the first lap of the first… more...
    Editor 57
  • Tense race day ahead for Investchem Formula Ford competitors
    Aug 08, 2016 Motorsport

    Tense race day ahead for Investchem Formula Ford…

    With four rounds of the 2016 season under their belt, the Investchem Formula Ford competitors have reached the halfway point for the year, with the August 9 race day at Zwartkops Raceway marking the start of the second half of the eight-round… more...
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  • Not quite perfect for Venter at Red Star
    Aug 08, 2016 Motorsport

    Not quite perfect for Venter at Red Star

    Pole position and taking the chequered flag in both races should have made it a perfect day for Dean Venter (Turnfab Engineering / Manitou Swift) at the fifth round of the 2016 Investchem Formula Ford Kent championship held at Red Star Raceway on… more...
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  • Hlubi Mboya gets a second bite at national championship cross country motor racing
    Aug 08, 2016 Motorsport

    Top SA television and radio personality is next…

    Leading South African actress and AIDS ambassador Hlubi Mboya will join the ranks of those celebrities who have come back for a second dose of national championship motorsport when she teams up with Terence Marsh on the Nkomazi 450, round five of… more...
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  • Audi A3 entries are ready for a new challenge
    Aug 05, 2016 Motorsport

    Audi A3 entries are ready for a new challenge

    Tuesday, 9 August, marks the start of a new chapter for South African Motorsport. At Zwartkops Raceway, the Terry Moss Racing Engen Xtreme Audi A3s of Michael Stephen and Simon Moss will contest round five of the Extreme Festival – in a brand new… more...
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  • New Challenge at Red Star
    Aug 05, 2016 Motorsport

    New Challenge at Red Star

    The Comsol VW Challenge competitors head east for the sixth round of the 2016 championship which takes place at Red Star Raceway on Saturday, 13 August. The four-kilometre long circuit just outside Delmas will be a new experience for most of the… more...
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  • Nissan Unveils World’s First Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Vehicle
    Aug 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Nissan Unveils World’s First Solid-Oxide Fuel…

    Cruising Range Of 600km-Plus for Zero-Emission Bio-Ethanol Fuel-Cell Model Yokohama, Japan (August 4, 2016) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype vehicle in Brazil that runs on… more...
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  • Global Touring Car championship competition for Volkswagen at Zwartkops
    Aug 04, 2016 Motorsport

    Global Touring Car championship competition for…

    Volkswagen Motorsport enters four race cars - two Golfs and two Jettas Mathew Hodges promoted to pilot Jetta GTC and Daniel Rowe in Golf GTI GTC The first round of the Global Touring Car (GTC) championship races into action at Zwartkops Raceway on… more...
    Editor 125
  • Zwartkops Raceway hosts Engen Volkswagen Cup on Women's Day
    Aug 02, 2016 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Raceway hosts Engen Volkswagen Cup on…

    Engen Volkswagen Cup competition at Zwartkops Raceway on Tuesday, August 9, will be a touch more colourful with the national championship competitors celebrating Women's Day. The entire field of Volkswagen Polo TSI race cars will, instead of the… more...
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  • The sporty new CLA
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    The sporty new CLA

    The sporty, expressive design of the CLA is now being honed still further in a facelift involving new bumpers, a diamond radiator grille in black as standard and new light-alloy wheels. The interior also benefits from numerous enhancements, among… more...
    Editor 63
  • Nissan Assured offers 6 Years complete peace of mind
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Nissan Assured offers 6 Years complete peace of…

    Rosslyn, South Africa, August 2016 - Nissan South Africa has taken the confusion out of complicated motoring plans by launching Nissan Assured – one of the clearest and most comprehensive service, warranty and dealer improvement programmes in the… more...
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  • GWM C30 - Spacious B-segment sedan now available in South Africa
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    GWM C30 - Spacious B-segment sedan now available…

    PREVIEWED at last year's Johannesburg International Motorshow (JIMS), GWM's new C30 compact sedan is now available in South Africa. This important B-segment contender will compete against such vehicles as the recently released Nissan Almera, in… more...
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  • Sasol GTC Championship set to make motorsport history
    Jul 29, 2016 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Championship set to make motorsport…

    Randburg, South Africa – The biggest motorsport engineering challenge yet seen in South African motorsport comes to fruition at Zwartkops Raceway west of Pretoria on Women’s Day, Tuesday, 9th August when the cream of the country’s motorsport talent… more...
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  • Sasol GTC Racing team ready for new challenge
    Jul 29, 2016 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing team ready for new challenge

    Randburg, South Africa - Sasol is continuing its championship-winning relationship with SP Racing, fielding a pair of BMW 2-Series GTC racers in the new Sasol Global Touring Car (GTC) Championship. The team makes its track debut at Zwartkops Raceway… more...
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  • South Africa's 2014 ADAC GT Masters champion Kelvin van der Linde
    Jul 29, 2016 Motorsport

    Kelvin ready for the Ring

    What: ADAC GT Masters Round 5 Where: Nurburgring Germany When: 9-10 August 2016 Van der Linde keen on Nurburgring charge South Africa's 2014 ADAC GT Masters champion Kelvin van der Linde heads to the Nurburgring's fifth round of the ADAC German GT… more...
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  • Stephen's yen for Wisconsin
    Jul 29, 2016 Motorsport

    Stephen's yen for Wisconsin

    Simpson craving racing on favoutrte track South Africa's Stephen Simpson is looking forward to one of his favourite weekends on the at IMSA calendar when the series heads to Elkhart Lake over the weekend of 9-10 August. The Indianapolis-based… more...
    Editor 117
  • Neil Woolridge Motorsport Rises from the Ashes to Continue Championship Campaign
    Jul 29, 2016 Motorsport

    Neil Woolridge Motorsport Rises from the Ashes to…

    Against all odds, NWM back in the championship fight with customer Class T Ford Ranger on loan Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable hoping to salvage crucial points at Lichtenburg 450 Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer unfortunately out of action… more...
    Editor 136
  • Updated Volvo V40 now in South Africa
    Jul 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Updated Volvo V40 now in South Africa

    Safest premium compact hatch receives facelift for 2017 model year Thor's Hammer now a distinct design statement City Weave interior adds retro flair Full Drive-E engine line-up reinforces Volvo commitment to efficiency Polestar Performance Parts… more...
    Editor 163
  • Global recognition for quality and reliability sees KIA receive three additional awards from J.D. Power
    Jul 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Global recognition for quality and reliability…

    Optima, Soul, Sorento and Grand Sedona earn KIA four segment-leading J.D. Power APEAL (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout) awards in the U.S. KIA Picanto named most dependable city car in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) in the… more...
    Editor 78
  • Signature Motorsport hopes Zwartkops history repeats itself
    Jul 28, 2016 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport hopes Zwartkops history…

    PREVIEW: ENGEN VOLKSWAGEN CUP – Rd 5 – 9TH AUGUST Signature Motorsport’s quintet of young racers heads into the second half of the Engen Volkswagen Cup looking to at least repeat their performance when they last visited Zwartkops Raceway, west of… more...
    Editor 118
  • All systems go as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA tackles Lichtenburg 450
    Jul 27, 2016 Motorsport

    All systems go as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA tackles…

    With Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie unbeaten so far in the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship, it is all systems go as the team prepares to take on the Lichtenburg 450 this weekend. Poulter/Howie have driven their Toyota Gazoo Racing SA,… more...
    Editor 133
  • Nasser Al-Attiyah extends FIA World Cup lead with another Toyota Hilux victory
    Jul 27, 2016 Motorsport

    Nasser Al-Attiyah extends FIA World Cup lead with…

    Al-Attiyah/Baumel wins Baja Aragon in Spain (Toyota Hilux) Nani Roma joins Toyota Hilux ranks ASO agrees to larger air restrictor for 2017 Dakar Qatari racing legend Nasser Al-Attiyah, partnered by navigator Mathieu Baumel, won the Baja Aragon in… more...
    Editor 107
  • The new Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    The new Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe

    The sportiest C-Class ever Mercedes-AMG is setting a further landmark in the brand history: the new C 63 Coupé is the next step on the way to yet more technical and visual distinctiveness. The profound technical modifications are evident at first… more...
    Editor 90
  • The new Mercedes-AMG SLC 43
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    The new Mercedes-AMG SLC 43

    Performance roadster from Affalterbach There need be no contradiction between high driving dynamics and low fuel consumption. This is proved by the new Mercedes-AMG SLC 43: thanks to the combination of 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine and 9G-TRONIC… more...
    Editor 108
  • Rolls-Royce Dawn recognised by German design council as ‘best of best’
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Rolls-Royce Dawn recognised by German design…

    The German Design Council has recognised the outstanding design of the new Rolls-Royce Dawn at the Council’s annual awards. Recognised in two separate categories, Dawn was awarded ‘Best of Best’ (Interior) and ‘Winner’ (Exterior). The awards will be… more...
    Editor 90
  • Rollercoaster Stephen
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Rollercoaster Stephen

    Lime Rock keeps Simpson busy Stephen Simpson had a busy and emotional weekend with the US IMSA race roadshow visited Lime Rock in Connecticut over the weekend - a good race in his Sport Production BMW, a stirring comeback in the Prototype Challenge… more...
    Editor 122
  • Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Continues Global Podium Streak
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Continues Global Podium…

    ...with Third-Place Finish at Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park With p3 finish at Lime Rock, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has finished on every IMSA and FIA World Endurance Championship race it has competed in since the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car… more...
    Editor 135
  • Juno two take Border Enduro
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Juno two take Border Enduro

    African champions fend off Brazilians Francis Carruthers and Johan Engelbrecht finally drove their pace-setting Harp Motorsport Malta No. 1 Juno SS3 to a 2016 race victory when the Cape Town duo took overall honours in the Mopar African Endurance… more...
    Editor 128
  • Pepper brilliant in Austria
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Pepper brilliant in Austria

    Pole & third at bittersweet Red Bull Ring South Africa's Jordan Pepper turned in a star performance to put his Deutsche Post Bentley on pole position - his first in the series - for Saturday's first ADAC GT Masters race at Austria's Red Bull Ring,… more...
    Editor 148
  • NWM Ford Performance Suffers Major Setback After Fire at Pietermaritzburg Workshop
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    NWM Ford Performance Suffers Major Setback After…

    PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 22 July 2016 - The Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ford Performance team suffered a major setback last night when a fire destroyed a large section of its workshop in Pietermaritzburg. Sadly, both of the team's Ford… more...
    Editor 128
  • Warning: Pokemon Go, Another Distraction…
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Warning: Pokemon Go, Another Distraction…

    Pokémon Go has taken over the world - the world of both child and adult alike! So what you ask? Police departments and safety agencies are warning players of Pokémon Go to stay safe and alert as hysteria over the popular mobile game swells. The… more...
    Eugene Herbert, MD, MasterDrive 107
  • Team changes charge Jordan up!
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Team changes charge Jordan up!

    South Africa's Bentley Boy Jordan Pepper heads into to the second half of the 2016 German ADAC GT Masters series with a massive spring in his step following a reshuffle in his ABT team that now sees him paired with another young charger, Daniel Abt… more...
    Editor 129
  • New race media portal now online
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    New race media portal now online

    South Africa's new motorsport media portal is now live - Motorsport Media is a South African-based professional press service specialising in the compilation, distribution and promotion of media info on behalf of race drivers, teams and series.… more...
    Editor 140
  • SuperGP back on track at Red Star
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    SuperGP back on track at Red Star

    The SuperGP Champions Trophy returns to the track after the winter break when the fifth round of the 2016 season takes place at Red Star Raceway in Mpumalanga on Saturday, 30 July. SuperGP championship leader Mathew Scholtz (ETR Nashua Yamaha R1)… more...
    Editor 121
  • Hyundai Motorsport's Sordo out of Rally Finland after pre-event accident
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport's Sordo out of Rally Finland…

    Hyundai Motorsport's test driver Kevin Abbring and co-driver Seb Marshall will take over the no. 20 New Generation i20 WRC for Rally Finland after Dani Sordo was injured in a high-speed accident during a pre-event test for the next round in the… more...
    Editor 130
  • Juventus Jeep® Tour 2016: the summer union between two successful
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Juventus Jeep® Tour 2016: the summer union…

    The Jeep® summer tour takes the Italian Champions to Australia and Hong Kong. Accompanying them will be the flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee, the iconic Jeep Wrangler and the exclusive Renegade with black and white stripes in honour of the Juventus club… more...
    Editor 84
  • NWM Ford Performance Ready to Light up Lichtenburg
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    NWM Ford Performance Ready to Light up Lichtenburg

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    Editor 143
  • Renault Kadjar crossover on dynamique expansion trail
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Renault Kadjar crossover on dynamique expansion…

    Renault Kadjar launched in April 2016. Three months later, the Kadjar Dynamique 4x2 model range is being expanded to feature Renault-developed EDC transmissions plus globally acclaimed and proven 1.5 dCi 81kW Turbo diesel engine. Thanks to renowned… more...
    Editor 99
  • Be savvy when buying a used car
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Be savvy when buying a used car

    Association says research, patience and due-dilligence are key A tougher economic climate worldwide, and in South Africa, has forced many consumers to reconsider their spending patterns. An obvious indicator of this is that new car sales are… more...
    Automobile Association 94
  • Mercedes-Benz Classic brings original 190 E 2.5-16 EVO II back to the track
    Jul 25, 2016 Motorsport

    Mercedes-Benz Classic brings original 190 E…

    They're back: Kurt Thiim and "his" DTM racing car from 1991 A legend returns to the track: the original Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II (EVO II) from the 1991 German Touring Car Championship (DTM) is making a return. Now as then, the driver… more...
    Editor 158
  • Ford Ready to Re-engage in the WEC Championship Battle at Germany's Nürburgring
    Jul 19, 2016 Motorsport

    Ford Ready to Re-engage in the WEC Championship…

    FIA World Endurance Championship battle heats up in Germany for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla lead driver's championship in #66 Ford GT GREATWORTH, U.K., July 18, 2016 - The FIA World Endurance Championship roars back into… more...
    Editor 140
  • Silk Way Rally Leg 9 : An all-Peugeot podium
    Jul 19, 2016 Motorsport

    Silk Way Rally Leg 9 : An all-Peugeot podium

    Hami (CHINA) July 18, 2016 - Team Peugeot Total’s three PEUGEOT 2008 DKRs and their respective crews provided further evidence of their speed and endurance capacities today in China where Cyril DESPRES, Sébastien LOEB and Stéphane PETERHANSEL… more...
    Editor 148
  • Resounding victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on 2016 Volkswagen Rally
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Resounding victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on…

    First overall for Poulter/Coetzee (Toyota Yaris S2000) Second overall for De Villiers/Swan (Toyota Yaris S2000) Third overall and class victory for Botterill/Vacy-Lyle (Toyota Etios S1600) Round 4 of the 2016 South African National Rally… more...
    Editor 151
  • Britain's finest. Austin Healey 3000
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Pretoria Old Motor Club Celebrates its Half…

    Zwartkops Raceway once again plays host to the 37th Cars in the Park on Sunday, July 31, 2016 It was a chance meeting between two old car enthusiasts just near Loftus Versveld in the mid-1960s that saw the establishment of the Pretoria Old Motor… more...
    Editor 73
  • Think about other options before offering to help someone else buy a car
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Think about other options before offering to help…

    Buying a car in South Africa is probably the most expensive purchase that people will make after buying a home. It is something that has to be carefully considered - especially if you are thinking about helping someone else buy a car. If you make a… more...
    Editor 117
  • Silk Way Rally – Leg 8 : Top stage times for all three Peugeot 2008 DKR's
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Silk Way Rally – Leg 8 : Top stage times for all…

    Ürümqi (CHINA) July 17, 2016 - After claiming Saturday’s top two times, Team Peugeot Total was back at the sharp end today as the #102, #100 and #104 PEUGEOT 2008 DKRs collected the second, third and fourth-best efforts respectively on Stage 8.… more...
    Editor 124
  • Sheldon storms the dunes
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Sheldon storms the dunes

    Dominant Dutch win and a strong second see van der Linde back in Audi Sport TT title contention South Africa’s Sheldon van der Linde was in combative form as he raced to a dominant race win and a strong second place to see him back into Audi Sport… more...
    Editor 144
  • Bradley Liebenberg & Michael Stephen. Image - Werner Viet
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Vereeniging crowns SA Kart champions

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    Editor 129
  • Dry and dusty route for Lichtenburg 450
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Dry and dusty route for Lichtenburg 450

    Winter conditions in North West province It will come as no surprise to competitors on the Lichtenburg 450 on July 29 and 30, round four of the Donaldson Cross Country Motor Racing Championship, that the route will be a dry and dusty affair. Winter… more...
    Editor 232
  • Are parents negatively impacting learner drivers?
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Are parents negatively impacting learner drivers?

    Given that many cash strapped parents elect to “teach” their children how to drive, one can only imagine the challenges they experience – are they any good at It? Quite possibly but research overseas seems to indicate otherwise. Here are the… more...
    Eugene Herbert, MD, MasterDrive 82
  • Jordan strong for Spielberg
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Jordan strong for Spielberg

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    Editor 158
  • Kelvin’s batteries charged
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Kelvin’s batteries charged

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    Editor 128
  • Jonathan Aberdein
    Jul 18, 2016 Motorsport

    Austrian excitement for Aberdein

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    Editor 140
  • Silk Way Rally – Leg 5 : Cyril Despres recovers the lead as Stéphane Peterhansel hits trouble
    Jul 14, 2016 Motorsport

    Silk Way Rally – Leg 5 : Cyril Despres recovers…

    Balkhash (KAZ) July 13th, 2016 - With 568km against the clock, 250km of liaison distance and a staggering 600 pace notes across 116 pages in the co-drivers’ road books, Leg 5 of the Silk Way Rally was a punishing day indeed. Notwithstanding a… more...
    Editor 159
  • Distinction: Automotive Brand Award for Opel GT Concept
    Jul 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Distinction: Automotive Brand Award for Opel GT…

    "Best of Best": German Design Council names sportscar Design Study 2016 Mission Astra: Dealer event receives "Automotive Brand Contest 2016 - Best of Best" Digitally connected: Additional awards for Opel OnStar and mobile configurator Rüsselsheim.… more...
    Editor 102
  • Border Endurance set to thrill
    Jul 14, 2016 Motorsport

    Border Endurance set to thrill

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    Editor 142

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