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  • All-conquering Range Rover Sport remains king of SUVS
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    All-conquering Range Rover Sport remains king of…

    South Africa’s CAR magazine crowns Range Rover Sport as Best Large SUV / Crossover Fourth consecutive win for celebrated model Range Rover Sport offers unparalleled breadth of capability From setting the South African Land Speed Record as the… more...
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  • The Ferrari 812 Superfast: Geneva world premiere for the new, extreme performance V12 berlinetta
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    The Ferrari 812 Superfast: Geneva world premiere…

    Most powerful ever 800 cv production engine Maranello, 16 February 2017 - Ferrari has selected the 87th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show for the world premiere of the new 12-cylinder berlin etta, the 812 Superfast, the most powerful… more...
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  • Upcoming Events 17-26 February 2017
    Feb 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 17-26 February 2017

    NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS NORTHERN REGION Date: 25 February Event: AFRICAN ENDURANCE Status: National Championship Venue: Phakisa Raceway Time: 08:00-17:00 Organiser: CCE Contact Person: Roger – roger@afriod.co.za Responsible MSA Sport… more...
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  • New PEUGEOT Partner Tepee Electric, electric cars take on a new dimension
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    New PEUGEOT Partner Tepee Electric, electric cars…

    The new Peugeot Partner Tepee Electric unites the advantages of the Partner Tepee leisure activity vehicle, which have made it such a success since its launch, and the pleasure of driving an electric vehicle. It offers comfort for five passengers… more...
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  • Russian KAMAZ-Master racing teams win Dakar Rally and Africa Eco Race on Continental Tyres
    Feb 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Russian KAMAZ-Master racing teams win Dakar Rally…

    KAMAZ-Master racing trucks fitted with Continental tyres as part of new product cooperation The premium tyres showed high performance and maximum durability on challenging terrain throughout all stages of both races Continental specialists will make… more...
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  • Tata Bolt fares well in Global NCAP safety tests
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Tata Bolt fares well in Global NCAP safety tests

    The recent flood of publicity about automotive safety has heightened South African motorists' awareness of evaluation programmes such as the Global New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) safety tests, with some lower cost models being criticised… more...
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  • Top SA racers nominated
    Feb 16, 2017 Motorsport

    Top SA racers nominated

    Motorsportsman of Year crowned Tuesday The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists has confirmed its nominees for the Bridgestone SA / SAGMJ Motor Sportsman of the Year, recognising drivers and riders in their own realms of the sport, and the… more...
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  • Jaguar F-Pace, XF and XE deliver more efficency, more performance and more convenience for 2018 model year
    Feb 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Jaguar F-Pace, XF and XE deliver more efficency,…

    AT-A-GLANCE Ingenium family grows with new 183kW 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol and 177kW diesel engines delivering improved efficiency, lower running costs and enhanced performance Sporty XE S gets 30kW power hike with 280kW V6 petrol engine… more...
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  • Jubilation as Toyota Gazoo Racing bags first WRC win #toyotaSAracing
    Feb 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Jubilation as Toyota Gazoo Racing bags first WRC…

    TORSBY, SWEDEN - There was great joy in the Toyota Gazoo Racing WRC camp this weekend, as Jari-Matti Latvala and navigator Miika Anttila secured the new team's maiden victory by placing their Toyota Yaris WRC on the top step of Rally Sweden's… more...
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  • Mitsubishi Motors Names New Compact SUV: Eclipse Cross
    Feb 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Mitsubishi Motors Names New Compact SUV: Eclipse…

    Tokyo, February 2017 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today announced it has chosen the name Eclipse Cross for its new compact SUV model to be debuted at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show* to be held in Geneva, Switzerland March 7… more...
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  • South African Motorsport Club (SAM) announces York Timbers as new rally sponsor
    Feb 15, 2017 Motorsport

    South African Motorsport Club (SAM) announces…

    SABIE, MPUMALANGA - The South African Motorsport Club (SAM) and York Timbers (Pty) Ltd are proud to announce York Timbers as the new title sponsor of the second leg of the 2017 National Rally Championships (NRC). The Rally which will take place in… more...
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  • Toyota Hybrid sales have now surpassed 10 million units
    Feb 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota Hybrid sales have now surpassed 10 million…

    Toyota Motor Corporation is proud to announce cumulative global hybrid vehicle (HV) sales of 10.05 million units as of January 31, surpassing the 10 million unit mark. More than a numerical milestone, this demonstrates the staying power of a… more...
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  • Dazzling Line-Up for 2017 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
    Feb 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Dazzling Line-Up for 2017 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb

    Most comprehensive and exciting entry list yet for Jaguar Simola Hillclimb Classic Car Friday will see 64 entries covering 32 marques taking to the start line 29 vehicle brands make up 84 slots for King of the Hill Five past winners returning for… more...
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  • Endurance Spectacular
    Feb 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Endurance Spectacular

    Who Mopar South African Endurance Championship What Season Preview Where t.b.a. When t.b.a. National championship steps up a gear The 2017 Mopar South African Endurance Championship is ready for a significant step up amid great new plans for the… more...
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  • Lexus seamlessly blending with Versnit
    Feb 14, 2017 Events

    Lexus seamlessly blending with Versnit

    Lexus made its debut at an exclusive event in the Western Cape recently where the iconic luxury vehicle brand seamlessly blended with arts, culture and music at the annual Versnit Music Festival. The event, which was held at the impressive… more...
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  • Value-for-money motoring entrenched in 2017
    Feb 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Value-for-money motoring entrenched in 2017

    The 2017 motoring year will mark the entrenchment of value-added, stylish cars in the South African market, predicts Datsun South Africa General Manager, Des Fenner, as he assesses the changes taking place in local car buying circles. The 2017… more...
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  • Triple triumph for KIA at iF Design Awards 2017
    Feb 13, 2017 Events

    Triple triumph for KIA at iF Design Awards 2017

    ‘iF Design Award’ for Optima Sportswagon, Niro and all-new Rio Latest hat-trick of prizes brings KIA’s total number of iF product design awards to 12 (SEOUL) February 2017 – KIA has won three prestigious iF Design Awards for the outstanding design… more...
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  • The new Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet
    Feb 13, 2017 Press Releases

    The new Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet

    Strictly limited: open-air luxury both on- and off-road Stuttgart. A G-Class like never before: With the G 650 Landaulet*, Mercedes-Maybach presents a new masterpiece of automotive engineering. After the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class and the S 650… more...
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  • Irv Gordon spreads classic Volvo love in South Africa
    Feb 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Irv Gordon spreads classic Volvo love in South…

    Guinness World Record holder Irvin "Irv" Gordon (76) recently visited classic Volvo car enthusiasts at Volvo's Johannesburg-based Tom Campher Motors dealership. Officially recognised for the most miles driven by a single owner of a non-commercial… more...
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  • Panasonic Jaguar Racing return to the track in Argentina
    Feb 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Panasonic Jaguar Racing return to the track in…

    With the winter break at an end, Panasonic Jaguar Racing is off to sunnier climes, travelling to Argentina for the third round of the FIA Formula E Championship in Buenos Aires on 18 February. The 12-turn, 2.5km Puerto Madero circuit is the only… more...
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  • Latvala wins Sweden for Toyota
    Feb 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Latvala wins Sweden for Toyota

    Who Hyundai World Rally Rport What Swedish Rally Where t.b.a. When 10-12 February 2017 Victory on second rally of Toyota's comeback Jari-Matti Latvala has won Rally Sweden to give Toyota its first WRC win since 1999, just two rallies into its WRC… more...
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  • Aberdein marches on
    Feb 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Aberdein marches on

    Who Jonathan Aberdein What Formula 4 UAE Round 4 Report Where Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi When 10-11 February 2017 Jono within spitting distance of title South Africa's Jonathan Aberdein is within a few points of taking the Formula 4 United Arab… more...
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  • One Man. One Nissan GT-R
    Feb 13, 2017 Press Releases

    One Man. One Nissan GT-R

    Spirit of the Takumi is alive and well at South African NHPCs Rosslyn, South Africa, The new 2017 Nissan GT-R represents the company’s pinnacle of engineering and Japanese automotive expertise with only five master craftsmen certified to hand-build… more...
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  • Mitsubishi's ASX introduces new design language and superb value for money
    Feb 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Mitsubishi's ASX introduces new design language…

    Mitsubishi's popular compact crossover, the Mitsubishi ASX, is getting a refreshed look for the 2017 model year. In addition to the company's new Dynamic Shield design language, the Mitsubishi ASX range now includes a new 2.0 MIVEC six-speed CVT… more...
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  • Renault-Nissan alliance delivers significant growth in 2016
    Feb 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault-Nissan alliance delivers significant…

    ...extends electric vehicle sales record Alliance sales reach 9,961,347 vehicles in 2016 – one in nine cars sold worldwide. The Alliance confirms its zero-emission* leadership; cumulative sales reach 424,797 electric vehicles worldwide. 18-year old… more...
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  • Peugeot Sport and Peugeot Citroën Racing Shop are proud to announce that the first customer PEUGEOT 308 Racing Cup has been delivered to German team Autohaus Nett Motorsport.
    Feb 10, 2017 Motorsport

    The first Peugeot 308 racing cup safely…

    Peugeot Sport and Peugeot Citroën Racing Shop are proud to announce that the first customer PEUGEOT 308 Racing Cup has been delivered to German team Autohaus Nett Motorsport. Order books for the PEUGEOT 308 Racing Cup opened on October 30, 2016,… more...
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  • Mazda BT-50 Facelift is now available in South Africa
    Feb 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda BT-50 Facelift is now available in South…

    Redesigned Mazda BT-50 gives a sportier and more powerful presence than ever before. Now produced by Thailand manufacturing plant, Auto Alliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (AAT). BT-50 2.2L DBL 4x2 6MT SLX added to the model line-up. BT-50 2.2L DBL 4x2… more...
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  • Introducing the Renault Kadjar XP limited edition
    Feb 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Introducing the Renault Kadjar XP limited edition

    For active people seeking a means to stand out With a limited number of units available, the Renault Kadjar XP Limited Edition is the latest addition to the manufacturer's Kadjar line-up High value accessories pack as standard includes: 17" alloy… more...
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  • Maserati SA gears for 2017 growth
    Feb 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Maserati SA gears for 2017 growth

    Industry experts are expecting yet another tough year for the South African motor industry amidst a stagnating economic climate and weakened exchange rate. However, Maserati South Africa, the luxury Italian car manufacturer now in its third year in… more...
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  • Husqvarna motorcycles SA anounces it's rider line up for 2017
    Feb 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Husqvarna motorcycles SA anounces it's rider line…

    "2017 feels like a Husqvarna year!" - That's the opening line from Husqvarna Brand Manager Fred Fensham. "The past two and a half years have been a whirl wind ride with this exciting brand and it truly feels like we are finding our place in the… more...
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  • Julian out to defend crown
    Feb 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Julian out to defend crown

    Who Julian van der Watt What WP Karting Round 1 Preview Where Killarney Kart Track When 11 February 2017 Van der Watt wants another DD2 title 2016 Western Cape DD2 karting champion Julian van der Watt cannot wait to get racing again following the… more...
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  • Double duty for Jason
    Feb 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Double duty for Jason

    Who Jason Coetzee What WP Karting Round 1 Preview Where Killarney Kart Track When 11 February 2017 Junior and Senior action for Coetzee Western Cape high school Junior Max karting champion Jason Coetzee is preparing for double duty as he tackles… more...
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  • Seb can't wait to race
    Feb 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Seb can't wait to race

    Who Sebastian Boyd What WP Karting Round 1 Preview Where Killarney Kart Track When 11 February 2017 Boyd ready to resume karting battle Camps Bay lad Sebastian Boyd is champing at the bit to get back on track at this weekend's WP Karting… more...
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  • Cape karts ready to rumble
    Feb 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Cape karts ready to rumble

    Who Killarney Karting What WP Championship Round 1 Where Killarney Kart Track When 11 February 2017 Expect great racing as new season starts It's been a while since the end of last season, but the Western Cape karting fraternity is ready to rumble… more...
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  • Toyota Gazoo Racing to field three cars at Le Mans
    Feb 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing to field three cars at Le Mans

    Team announce plans for 2017 World Endurance Championship Toyota Gazoo Racing are demonstrating their commitment to the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, announcing that three TS050 Hybrid cars will be entered for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours and… more...
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  • Concours South Africa 2017
    Feb 07, 2017 Events

    Concours South Africa 2017

    “THE FIRST CONCOURS IN 2016 EXCEEDED ALL OUR EXPECTATIONS” The KZN-based winner of the Show and Shine Category at the inaugural Concours South Africa has described the first event held last September at Sun City as “totally awesome”. And she will… more...
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  • Alpine passion through the years at Retromobile
    Feb 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Alpine passion through the years at Retromobile

    Retromobile set to play host to six classic Alpine models The Alpine Vision show car will also be on display as a symbolic bridge between the brand’s past and future Boulogne-Billancourt, February 7, 2017 – Groupe Renault is pleased to confirm… more...
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  • Unstoppable Fiat Tipo completes world tour in 133 days
    Feb 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Unstoppable Fiat Tipo completes world tour in 133…

    Midrand - A standard-specification Fiat Tipo has completed an amazing journey of 41,000 km - the same distance as the earth's circumference - in 133 days. The epic road trip took in 22 countries and 122 cities, with journalist Okan Altan in the… more...
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  • Add Traction to the Start of Your 2017 Motorsport Campaign, With ATS News
    Feb 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Add Traction to the Start of Your 2017 Motorsport…

    The 2017 motorsport season is underway! We can help you maintain momentum and get to the finishing line first. Read ATS News on our website by following this link: ATS News or download it here We look at the frightening thought of an electric… more...
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  • Porsche expands Platinum Edition range to include Cayenne S models
    Feb 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Porsche expands Platinum Edition range to include…

    Special version of the Cayenne S and Cayenne S Diesel with extended equipment Johannesburg. The Platinum Edition range has grown, with the addition of Cayenne S and Cayenne S Diesel models which feature more high-quality equipment. Now available as… more...
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  • Miracle Man
    Feb 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Miracle Man Peter Lindenberg

    Lindenberg bounces back to win Three months ago, Peter Lindenberg was fighting for his life. A botched hip replacement saw him stricken in hospital, his family and friends praying for his return to good health. On Saturday, despite having to be… more...
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  • Next Generation Scorpion arrives - Abarth 595 for 2017
    Feb 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Next Generation Scorpion arrives - Abarth 595 for…

    Midrand - Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Abarth range has been bolstered locally with the arrival of the all new Abarth 595 range. The 595 joins the recently launched Abarth 124 Spider to offer discerning buyers of the Scorpion brand a larger range of… more...
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  • Big weekend for Jono
    Feb 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Big weekend for Jono Jonathan Aberdein

    Formula 4 UAE title beckons South Africa's Jonathan Aberdein heads to Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina grand prix circuit with one mission on his mind and that's to take his Motopark Racing Taatus-Abarth to 2016-2017 Formula 4 UAE championship victory 10-11… more...
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  • Supercars galore for South African GT Challenge
    Feb 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Supercars galore for South African GT Challenge

    Ferraris, McLarens, Lambos, more on way The all-new South African GT Challenge is limbering up towards a brilliant attraction when the new series kicks off at Phakisa on 25 February, with several sensational new cars set to join the action at the… more...
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  • Range Rover Reborn set for world debut at Salon Rétromobile 2017
    Feb 06, 2017 Events

    Range Rover Reborn set for world debut at Salon…

    Paris presentation of factory-restored 1978 three-door Range Rover Classic marks evolution of the successful Reborn programme by Land Rover Classic Land Rover Classic will comprehensively restore an initial ten examples of the luxury SUV at launch… more...
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  • Ford South Africa works hard on Safety Recall for Kuga 1.6
    Feb 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford South Africa works hard on Safety Recall for…

    PRETORIA, South Africa, February, 2017 - Ford South Africa met with the National Consumer Commission (NCC) this week to update it on the progress made on the 1.6-litre engine Kugas affected by the recent safety recall. "We know that the incidents of… more...
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  • KIA vehicles the driving force of South African Davis Cup team
    Feb 03, 2017 Press Releases

    KIA vehicles the driving force of South African…

    Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Europe / Africa Zone II First Round Tie South Africa vs Estonia takes place at Irene Country Club, Centurion from 3 to 5 February 2017 KIA Sorento and Grand Sedona to transport players and officials (IRENE, CENTURION)… more...
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  • SA’s CAR Magazine celebrates its 60th birthday
    Feb 03, 2017 Press Releases

    SA’s CAR Magazine celebrates its 60th birthday

    CAR magazine, which has been South Africa’s leader in the world of automotive publications since its founding in 1957, celebrates its 60th anniversary in February. CAR’s sphere of influence has expanded considerably while a host of pretenders to the… more...
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  • The Rock Raceway is South Africa’s premier motorsport complex
    Feb 03, 2017 Motorsport

    The Rock Raceway is South Africa’s premier…

    Tim Stephens, aka Mr Rock, is circuit owner of The Rock Raceway on the East Rand. Believed to be the best of its kind in South Africa, this dedicated motorsport complex was chosen by Filter Focus to launch its Royal Purple premier lubricant brand at… more...
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  • Husqvarna Motorcycles enjoy extraordinary increase in global sales and turnover during business year 2016
    Feb 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Husqvarna Motorcycles enjoy extraordinary…

    A THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD-BREAKING SALES AS HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES TOP 30'000 UNITS SOLD GLOBALLY Enjoying highly encouraging results during the business year 2016, Husqvarna Motorcycles has come close to doubling both its production and… more...
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  • The Renault TREZOR voted Most Beautiful Concept Car of 2016
    Feb 02, 2017 Press Releases

    The Renault TREZOR voted Most Beautiful Concept…

    The Renault TREZOR scoops the Festival Automobile International’s award for the Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year 2016 The Renault TREZOR is an all-electric GT that embodies the styling cues and technologies set to feature on upcoming Renault… more...
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  • New year, new car? What to consider before you buy
    Feb 01, 2017 Press Releases

    New year, new car? What to consider before you buy

    According to Frost & Sullivan, key automotive manufacturers BMW, Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford have all expanded their investment in South Africa’s automotive sector, increasing their operational and manufacturing capacity1. “This is great news for… more...
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  • The three safest cars ever tested by Euro NCAP are made by Volvo
    Feb 01, 2017 Press Releases

    The three safest cars ever tested by Euro NCAP…

    Volvo S90 and V90 set unprecedented high scores for pedestrian AEB XC90 originally scored full marks in safety assist categories Three safest cars ever tested are now Volvos Volvo Cars has cemented its position amongst the leaders of automotive… more...
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  • Daytona 24 a real challenge
    Jan 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Daytona 24 a real challenge

    But SA's Simpson keeps 100% record South Africa's Stephen Simpson and JDC-Miller Motorsports teammates, Russo-Canadian Misha Goikhberg, US driver Chris Miller and Swiss Mathias Beche brought the team's brand new top class IMSA Prototype ORECA-Gibson… more...
    Editor 86
  • Minor Changes to a Major Player
    Jan 31, 2017 Reviews

    Minor Changes to a Major Player

    They’re as much a part of the South African motoring narrative as the Wimpy at Harrismith, Friday night drive-in movies and looking for parking at a Springboks vs. All Blacks rugby match (pre park and ride). Fifty years, over one million sold in SA… more...
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  • Test drives – an essential step in the buying process
    Jan 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Test drives – an essential step in the buying…

    Thinking of buying a new car? Done your research and now ready to take the next step? Taking a potential new vehicle for a test drive is the best way to really know if it’s for you. Taking the vehicle of a test drive - what to look out for Take time… more...
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  • AMCAR set to produce first ever Dodge Challenger replica in South Africa
    Jan 30, 2017 Press Releases

    AMCAR set to produce first ever Dodge Challenger…

    When the iconic Dodge Challenger arrived on the scene for the first time in 1970 it was heralded as a major player in the world of muscle cars by motoring enthusiasts. At the time of its release it was a direct competitor to the Ford Mustang and… more...
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  • Zwartkops supercar extreme
    Jan 30, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Supercar Extreme

    Lamborghini trumps Ferrari, McLaren Saturday's G&H Transport Extreme Supercar races proved to be one of the highlights of Zwartkops Passion for Speed International raceday when none other than Leeroy Poulter turned the class on its head by… more...
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  • Dubai - SA's Aberdein wins again
    Jan 30, 2017 Motorsport

    Dubai - SA's Aberdein wins again

    Double victory tightens grip on F4 UAE title South Africa's Jonathan Aberdein tightened his grip of the 2016-17 Formula 4 UAE title with a double win at the Dubai Autodrome Saturday. Capetonian Aberdein had been unbeaten in United Arab Emirates… more...
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  • Try the Triton
    Jan 30, 2017 Reviews

    Try the Triton

    Let me tell you a story about a company that designs, builds and sells a variety of complex and sophisticated products. These products range from heavy industry – dockyard cranes, for example – to commercial aircraft. From massive ocean-going cargo… more...
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  • It’s Not About the Numbers
    Jan 30, 2017 Reviews

    It’s Not About the Numbers

    Remember when hot hatches were slightly more expensive, mildly modified versions of affordable, small hatchbacks? For us, here in South Africa, it started with the Mk1 Golf GTI. Launched in 1976, this charismatic icon welded impressive performance… more...
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  • Multiple wins for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - Alfa Romeo Giulia and Abarth 595 voted as
    Jan 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Multiple wins for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles -…

    Midrand - Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Alfa Romeo Giulia and Abarth 595, have been chosen "Best Car 2017" in their respective import categories in the readers voting of the renowned specialist magazine "auto motor und sport" (AMS). The readers… more...
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  • Vote for a SA Grand Prix NOW!
    Jan 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Vote for a SA Grand Prix NOW!

    Formula 1 Formula 1's new owner, Liberty Media is keen to expand Formula 1 on a global scale and new chief Chase Carey has hinted at potential new grands prix in the US and UK. But what about a South African Grand Prix? Sky News has set up a poll… more...
    Editor 122
  • McLaren 570S GT4 set for North American competitive debut at Daytona
    Jan 27, 2017 Motorsport

    McLaren 570S GT4 set for North American…

    The 570S GT4 will make its North American competitive track debut this weekend at the iconic Daytona International Speedway, as the first customer-run examples of the latest GT model from McLaren take on the four hour Continental Tire BMW Endurance… more...
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  • Natasha Thahane at Kyalami
    Jan 27, 2017 Press Releases

    SA's celebs experience Car of the Year Finalist…

    Johannesburg - Opel Astra, winner of the European Car of the 2016 and finalists in the 2017 Wesbank South African Guild of Motoring Journalists Car of the Year competition, was the showcase of the day as local celebrities demonstrated their driving… more...
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  • New Volvo S90 makes South African debut
    Jan 26, 2017 Press Releases

    New Volvo S90 makes South African debut

    volvo2017a Cape Town – the new Volvo S90 is now available in South Africa. Making its local debut as the second brand-new Volvo since the company began its ‘New Dawn’ renaissance with the local launch of the all-new XC90 in 2015, the new Volvo S90… more...
    Editor 150
  • Renault enters four Renault 8 Gordinis in the 2017 Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique
    Jan 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault enters four Renault 8 Gordinis in the…

    Four Renault 8 Gordinis to join 20th edition of the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique Renault Classic teams depart Barcelona on 27 January, arrive Monaco 01 February Barcelona, January 2017 - Renault today announced it will take part in the Rallye… more...
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  • Ford GT Delivers Highest Top Speed, Fastest Lap Times on the Track of Any Production Ford Ever
    Jan 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford GT Delivers Highest Top Speed, Fastest Lap…

    Assisted by fully active dynamic systems, all-new Ford GT achieves top speed of 216 mph - the highest ever for any Ford production vehicle Strong power-to-weight ratio coupled with the most advanced active suspension system in the segment gives Ford… more...
    Editor 66
  • 50 years after the big victory: Rauno Aaltonen lines up at the start driving the classic Mini in the Monte Carlo Rally Historique 2017
    Jan 26, 2017 Motorsport

    50 years after the big victory: Rauno Aaltonen…

    Munich/Monte Carlo. The winning car seemed to be absolutely minute, but the cheering was epic. Relief, pride, and a certain amount of satisfaction mingled with enthusiasm when Finnish driver Rauno Aaltonen steered a BMW Competition Departement Mini… more...
    Editor 73
  • Big step for world champ Els
    Jan 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Big step for world champ Els

    Jayden ready for Junior Max action South Africa's 2016 Rotax Mini Max karting world champion Jayden Els has a certain spring in his step as he prepares for the big jump up to the 125cc high school Junior Max class this year. He may just be 12 years… more...
    Editor 74
  • Donaldson calls time on cross country motor racing championship
    Jan 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Donaldson calls time on cross country motor…

    Global service provider Donaldson Filtration Solutions has called time on the South African Cross Country Championship. In an official statement Donaldson has confirmed its plans "not to pursue an extension to its sponsorship agreement beyond the… more...
    Editor 105
  • Getting behind the wheel in 2017 could be easier than you think
    Jan 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Getting behind the wheel in 2017 could be easier…

    It’s 2017; time for a fresh start and to get that car to expand your personal horizons, or get a new set of wheels that offers the space and comfort missing in your car today. So says Des Fenner, General Manager of Datsun South Africa, who points out… more...
    Editor 87
  • McLaren heads down under to defend Bathurst crown as Ben Barnicoat joins GT Driver Academy
    Jan 25, 2017 Motorsport

    McLaren heads down under to defend Bathurst crown…

    The McLaren 650S GT3 will return to Mount Panorama circuit in Australia next month with four customer team-run entries confirmed for the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. The race will also mark the competitive debut outing of Ben Barnicoat who joins the… more...
    Editor 88
  • 2017 Corolla: It just gets better with time
    Jan 25, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Corolla: It just gets better with time

    To celebrate 50 years of great heritage, Toyota kicks off the New Year with a sleeker model to augment the model's iconic status One of the most difficult questions to answer in the automotive industry is, what makes a really great car? The… more...
    Editor 136
  • Pirelli to sting cross country
    Jan 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Pirelli to sting cross country

    Proven Scorpion Rally tyres ready to race Pirelli has been approved as a tyre supplier to the Donaldson South African Cross Country Racing series following an extraordinarily successful race test last year and the local distributor Stradale… more...
    Editor 94
  •  2017 Renault Sport Track Days: tackling Europe’s greatest tracks!
    Jan 24, 2017 Motorsport

    2017 Renault Sport Track Days: tackling Europe’s…

    Opening of reservations for the 2017 European calendar of Passion Days with Renault Sport. An offering for customers of the R.S. range since more than ten years. Professional instruction on four legendary circuits in France and Belgium. Les Ulis,… more...
    Editor 125
  • Factory driver Alvaro Parente set to defend Pirelli world challenge title with K-Pax Racing
    Jan 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Factory driver Alvaro Parente set to defend…

    Factory Driver Alvaro Parente will return to racing in the USA during 2017 to defend the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) title with customer team K-PAX Racing. Parente will be part of a three-car assault on the championship with the McLaren 650S GT3.… more...
    Editor 134
  • SuperGP Champions Trophy racing to take place at South Africa Bike Festival
    Jan 24, 2017 Events

    SuperGP Champions Trophy racing to take place at…

    NEW for 2017 - South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, is thrilled to announce that GAS Sports will be bringing the 1000cc class for a round of the DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy to Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from the 26th – 28th… more...
    Editor 92
  • Athletic Triton builds on Mitsubishi's formidable reputation
    Jan 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Athletic Triton builds on Mitsubishi's formidable…

    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa welcomes the introduction of the completely redesigned Mitsubishi Triton. The 2017 model, the fifth in the Colt/Triton lineage, is the most advanced pick-up ever to be developed by Mitsubishi with its balanced… more...
    Editor 100
  • 2007-2017: Nissan Qashqai celebrates 10 years of crossover leadership
    Jan 24, 2017 Press Releases

    2007-2017: Nissan Qashqai celebrates 10 years of…

    Pioneering Nissan Qashqai – the original urban crossover – turns 10 in February Qashqai is first to celebrate key milestone because it invented the segment Launched in February 2007, Qashqai remains Europe’s most popular crossover Global sales of… more...
    Editor 111
  • Jaguar XF wins big at Cars.co.za Consumer Awards
    Jan 23, 2017 Events

    Jaguar XF wins big at Cars.co.za Consumer Awards

    Jaguar XF honoured in Business Class category Vehicles evaluated by panel of expert motoring and consumer judges Consumer feedback from ownership service also used to determine winners Pretoria, 19 January 2017 – The Jaguar XF has taken home top… more...
    Editor 164
  • Volvo XC90 claims second consecutive Cars.co.za Consumer Award
    Jan 23, 2017 Events

    Volvo XC90 claims second consecutive Cars.co.za…

    Johannesburg - The Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Inscription has been named Premium SUV of the Year by influential motoring website, Cars.co.za. Awarded at a glittering function on the evening of 19 January, the accolade comes as the XC90's second in a… more...
    Editor 250
  • 500 Miles
    Jan 23, 2017 Reviews

    500 Miles

    In 1988, the two-hit wonder Scottish duo, The Proclaimers, bashed out the pub-hit classic, I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles). In broad brogues, the twin bothers from Leith, near Edinburgh, confirmed their unfailing commitment to their love interest. They… more...
    Editor 349
  • Supercars to stun Zwartkops
    Jan 23, 2017 Motorsport

    Supercars to stun Zwartkops

    Extreme action to stir up the Passion Race fans from around the country are gearing up for the trek to Zwartkops Passion for Speed international historic raceday Saturday 28 January, where they will expect to be thrilled by the cream of the classic… more...
    Editor 138
  • Winners of Cars.co.za Consumer Awards - powered by WesBank
    Jan 23, 2017 Events

    Winners of Cars.co.za Consumer Awards - powered…

    The 2016/17 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards programme - powered by WesBank - concluded with the announcementof the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market, as well as the overall Brand… more...
    Editor 182
  • Dacia Sandero retains crown at What Car? Awards for fifth consecutive year
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Dacia Sandero retains crown at What Car? Awards…

    New Dacia Sandero wins ‘Best Small Car under £12,000’ Fifth consecutive win for Dacia supermini at What Car? Awards New Sandero now on sale with specification and design upgrades and a new SCe 75 1.0-litre engine The Dacia Sandero has been awarded… more...
    Editor 129
  • Upcoming Events - January 2017
    Jan 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events - January 2017

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 20-22.01.2017 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP, RALLY MONTE - CARLO (MCO) REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS NORTHERN REGION Date: 27-29 January Event: PASSION FOR SPEED Status: Regional Club Championship Venue: Zwartkops Raceway Classes:… more...
    Editor 104
  • Lindenbergs' racing passion
    Jan 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Lindenbergs' racing passion

    Four drivers, 8 cars for Zwartkops Festival Lindenberg Racing heads to the international Passion of Speed races at the Zwartkops Raceway 28 January with four drivers set to race eight cars and a spring in its step too. The annual Passion for Speed… more...
    Editor 116
  • SA's Simpson wants another Daytona
    Jan 20, 2017 Motorsport

    SA's Simpson wants another Daytona

    Stephen keen to add to his Rolex collection South Africa's US IMSA WeatherTech sports racing star Stephen Simpson is relishing the chance to win the Rolex Daytona 24 again 28-29 January, with a keen eye on adding to his Rolex collection over the… more...
    Editor 111
  • A tougher job for Jono?
    Jan 20, 2017 Motorsport

    A tougher job for Jono?

    Quicker F4 UAE rivals for Aberdein South Africa's Jonathan Aberdein has made the inaugural Formula 4 UAE championship his own since the series commenced last year, putting his Team Motopark Tatuus-Abarth on pole for every race so far and going on to… more...
    Editor 111
  • Mercedes-Benz Online Store for fans: exclusive shopping at your finger tips
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Online Store for fans: exclusive…

    In a fast moving and trendsetting environment, Mercedes-Benz Accessories recently opened their Online Store hosting a wealth of gift ideas for their ever-growing fan base. One can expect to be tempted by the range of quality lifestyle items on offer… more...
    Editor 83
  • RGMotorsport's RGMPowered newsletter, January 2017
    Jan 19, 2017 Press Releases

    RGMotorsport's RGMPowered newsletter, January…

    We've been big fans of Supercharging as the high road to motoring nirvana for nearly a quarter century, and we're celebrating the start of our 25th year with this Supercharged edition! Read it on our website by clicking latest MPowered newsletter or… more...
    Editor 108
  • 48 Years of Range Rover: peerless design and engineering innovation through every generation
    Jan 19, 2017 Press Releases

    48 Years of Range Rover: peerless design and…

    Animation celebrates Range Rover’s enduring design and innovation over almost five decades Trip through the generations begins with 1969 Velar prototype and concludes with 2017 Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic Range Rover has introduced numerous… more...
    Editor 99
  • South African KIA Davis Cup team announced
    Jan 19, 2017 Events

    South African KIA Davis Cup team announced

    KIA Motors South Africa named as sponsors of the SA Davis Cup team Raven Klaasen makes himself available for Davis Cup Duty Rising South African star Lloyd Harris to spearhead singles challenge in Davis Cup (PRETORIA) January 18, 2017 – Tennis South… more...
    Editor 132
  • South Africa Bike Festival 2017 tickets on sale - *25% off – January Special
    Jan 19, 2017 Events

    South Africa Bike Festival 2017 tickets on sale -…

    Tickets are now on sale for the hugely successful South Africa Bike Festival, which debuted as the FIRST event in 2016 at the ALL NEW Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Back by popular demand from industry members and visitors alike the festival returns to… more...
    Editor 124
  • Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success
    Jan 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success

    Half a century of Driving Performance Affalterbach. AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and… more...
    Editor 130
  • Hino notches up 26th consecutive finish in Dakar rally
    Jan 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Hino notches up 26th consecutive finish in Dakar…

    Hino built further on its phenomenal reliability record in the Dakar Rally, the world's toughest motor race, with both of its trucks completing the route of almost 9 000km in the hectic 2017 edition of this famous event. This was the 26th… more...
    Editor 107
  • Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering a huge success. Sponsors needed for 2017 event.
    Jan 18, 2017 Events

    Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering a huge success.…

    The recent 'Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering' held in December 2016 was huge success, with huge variety, good quality cars, and good people. Compliments to the municipality who have asked for a follow-up show and the wish that it becomes an annual event.… more...
    Editor 104
  • Hyundai grows i20 range with new 1.4-litre automatic derivative
    Jan 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai grows i20 range with new 1.4-litre…

    Hyundai Automotive South Africa has expanded its popular i20 range with the addition of a new 1,4-litre engine derivative, fitted with an automatic gearbox and an attractive package of standard features. The new i20 1.4 Motion Automatic, with a… more...
    Editor 145
  • Most powerful E-Class now available to order
    Jan 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Most powerful E-Class now available to order

    Sales launch for the new Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ The most powerful E-Class of all time is now available to order and will arrive at sales outlets in the guise of the E 63 S 4MATIC+. With the new generation of the E 63 S 4MATIC+, Mercedes-AMG is… more...
    Editor 133

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