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  • Renault Duster - Tough becomes effortless with the New Automatic Model
    Jul 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault Duster - Tough becomes effortless with…

    Ruggedness redefined with bold, assertive styling, and a host of smart features Formidable contender in B-SUV segment with over 12,000 units sold since 2013 launch Model range extension with introduction of much-anticipated 4x2 dCi Automatic EDC… more...
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  • Class T title battle heats up for SA Cross Country Championship at Harrismith 400
    Jul 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Class T title battle heats up for SA Cross…

    Fourth round of SA Cross Country Series takes place in Harrismith on 28 and 29 July 48km qualifying loop followed by two laps of 200km main race route Brothers Lance and Gareth Woolridge tied for second place in Class T championship in Ford NWM Puma… more...
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  • Focus on content will drive SA Motoring Experience 2017
    Jul 20, 2017 Events

    Focus on content will drive SA Motoring…

    "We are putting major focus on the content for the WesBank SA Motoring Experience to ensure it will be an unforgettable event for all our visitors," says Konstantin von Vieregge, the CEO of SA Shows Messe Frankfurt, which is staging the event at the… more...
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  • Pickup meets lifestyle – the Mercedes-Benz X-Class
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Pickup meets lifestyle – the Mercedes-Benz X-Class

    The first pickup from a premium manufacturer As well as bringing the progressive design of the acclaimed Concept X-CLASS largely unchanged to standard production, the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class is uniquely versatile in terms of its area of… more...
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  • Italian Car Track Day Zwartkops Raceway 13 August
    Jul 18, 2017 Motorsport

    Italian Car Track Day Zwartkops Raceway 13 August

    Italian Car Track Day Zwartkops Raceway 13 August more...
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  • Busy day on track at Aldo Scribante for Investchem Formula 1600 competitors
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Busy day on track at Aldo Scribante for…

    The challenge for the Investchem Formula 1600 field when arriving at Port Elizabeth was to master the short race track which doesn't offer much opportunity for overtaking while still be a rather technical challenge, demanding concentration from the… more...
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  • Thed Björk in close title fight after difficult WTCC Race of Argentina
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Thed Björk in close title fight after difficult…

    Thed Björk secured a podium finish in the WTCC Race of Argentina to keep him in a close title fight, on Sunday 16 July. Polestar Cyan Racing had a tough race weekend at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo, with Nicky Catsburg retiring from both races… more...
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  • Volkswagen national race day provides mixed emotions for hosts Volkswagen - Sasol GTC series
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen national race day provides mixed…

    Mathew Hodges claims yet another podium Unfortunate incident robbed Daniel Rowe of good points finish Jettas provide great spectacle for loyal fans at the home of Volkswagen Keagan Masters narrowly missed out on a GTC2 victory It was a weekend of… more...
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  • Thrills, spills and new winners mark fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Thrills, spills and new winners mark fifth round…

    Port Elizabeth – The fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship was marked by three new winners, incidents galore and superb racing at the Aldo Scribante race track on Saturday. A large appreciative Eastern Cape crowd watched the battles unfold over… more...
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  • Devin Robertson denied victory by VW Cup red-tape but extends championship lead
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin Robertson denied victory by VW Cup red-tape…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, Rd 5 – Port Elizabeth Devin Robertson and his Payen Volkswagen Polo was the fastest combination at round five of the Engen VW Cup in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, a fact that some title rivals found unpalatable. The… more...
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  • Friendly City delivers top drawer action
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Friendly City delivers top drawer action

    The Sasol GTC Championship war delivered an epic battle in Port Elizabeth’s fifth round at the Aldo Scribante circuit, when local stats thrilled an impressive home crowd and surprise results were the story of a great day’s racing. Michael Stephen… more...
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  • Fiat 500: ten days of celebrations for a journey sixty years in the making
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Fiat 500: ten days of celebrations for a journey…

    The journey of the Fiat 500 has been 60 years in the making. The Fiat brand's 'great little car' has travelled from Dante Giacosa's design desk to the gates of the Mirafiori factory, from the long avenues of Torino to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)… more...
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  • Extreme Festival motorsport spectacle in the free state
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme Festival motorsport spectacle in the Free…

    The Extreme Festival motorsport show will perform at the Free State Phakisa Raceway this Saturday (July 22), with six categories, on four and two wheels, on the menu. Heading up the show will be two races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, which… more...
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  • BMW confirms FIA Formula E Championship entry as an official
    Jul 14, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW confirms FIA Formula E Championship entry as…

    BMW confirms FIA Formula E Championship entry as an official manufacturer in Season 5 – Formula E a platform for the mobility of the future and a technological laboratory for BMW iNEXT and other future generations of BMW i models. Munich. BMW is… more...
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  • The Need for Steed - GWM Steed 5 Single Cab 2.0 WGT 4X2 Workhorse
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    The Need for Steed - GWM Steed 5 Single Cab 2.0…

    When GWM first debuted on the South African market 10 years ago - time flies, doesn't it? - It comprehensively and crushingly redefined the term "value for money." Indeed, while the naysayers might have initially muttered darkly about this… more...
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  • Four New Enactus Ford C3 Projects Aim to Improve Lives in South Africa
    Jul 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Four New Enactus Ford C3 Projects Aim to Improve…

    Ford College Community Challenge (C3) runs in partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund and international non-profit organisation Enactus Empowers students to improve and uplift communities through sustainable economic and environmental… more...
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  • Renault, since 40 years in Formula 1
    Jul 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault, since 40 years in Formula 1

    On July 16, 1977, Renault entered its very first Formula 1 grand prix to embark upon a new chapter in its long and illustrious history – one that dates back to the very infancy of motorsport. Over the ensuing decades, Renault competed successfully… more...
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  • Image disclaimer: The local version of Aygo X-Cite is only available with black canvas roof.
    Jul 11, 2017 Press Releases

    The Sky is the Limit for Aygo X-Cite

    The Toyota Aygo is synonymous with both style and originality. Its famous colour scheme, characterised by the familiar Piano Black used for the X dominating the car's front end, is a true sight to behold. Although oozing copious amounts of chutzpah… more...
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  • The scene is set for a tough fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship
    Jul 11, 2017 Motorsport

    The scene is set for a tough fifth round of the…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Aldo Scribante circuit in Port Elizabeth is the next battleground for the Sasol GTC Championship teams to conquer as the premier touring car championship reaches the mid-season on Saturday, 15th July. Gennaro Bonafede… more...
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  • Hometown race day for the Engen Xtreme Team in Port Elizabeth
    Jul 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Hometown race day for the Engen Xtreme Team in…

    Intimate knowledge of the Aldo Scribante Raceway will stand the Engen Xtreme Team in good stead as the Sasol GTC Africa heads to Port Elizabeth for Round Five of the 2017 championship on Saturday, 15 July 2017. Engen Xtreme Team drivers Michael… more...
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  • Investchem Formula 1600 competitors head to the coast for PE race day
    Jul 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Investchem Formula 1600 competitors head to the…

    Round five of the national Investchem Formula 1600 championship takes place at Aldo Scribante Raceway on Saturday, July 15. This is the third coastal round for the single-seater championship which has already seen them compete in Cape Town and East… more...
    Editor 83
  • Total to co-sponsor AutObarn’s SuperHatch driver Brett Garland
    Jul 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Total to co-sponsor AutObarn’s SuperHatch driver…

    The popular legendary Total brand will be proudly displayed on the AutObarn Class A SuperHatch car of Brett Garland, Total joins the AutObarn team of blue chip sponsors Jonnesway and Sabat. Total is the world’s fourth-largest oil and gas company,… more...
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport returns to the home of Volkswagen for the national race day in Port Elizabeth - Sasol GTC Series
    Jul 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport returns to the home of…

    Volkswagen Motorsport looking forward to perform at the home of Volkswagen in Port Elizabeth Volkswagen to also play host to the National Race Day GTC drivers Hodges and Rowe keen to perform in front of Aldo Scribante crowd Fierce battle in GTC 2… more...
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  • Renault celebrates its 40th anniversary of Formula 1 passion and launches the 2017 “Yellow Teapot”
    Jul 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault celebrates its 40th anniversary of…

    To celebrate its 40 years of success, passion and pride of appearing amongst the historic F1 makes, Renault has decided to revive this anecdote from the past by creating an actual “Yellow Teapot”. Renault’s décision to enter the very exclusive… more...
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  • The two-millionth Fiat 500 delivered
    Jul 10, 2017 Press Releases

    The two-millionth Fiat 500 delivered

    Midrand, South Africa - Following this week's 60th Anniversary of the Fiat 500 on the 4th July, the iconic model is celebrating another auspicious milestone with the production of the two millionth Fiat 500. This is the most recent success of the… more...
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  • Signature Motorsport’s Mini attack set to continue at Aldo Scribante
    Jul 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport’s Mini attack set to…

    Sasol GTC2 Championship Preview – Rd 5, Port Elizabeth – 15th July With three victories and a second place from the last four Sasol GTC2 races, Bradley Liebenberg has rocketed into second place in the championship standings with more to come from… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio Achieves 5-Stars in Euro NCAP
    Jul 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio Achieves 5-Stars in Euro NCAP

    Midrand, South Africa - Alfa Romeo Stelvio, the first SUV from the Italian brand, has achieved the coveted Euro NCAP 5-star rating with a 97% score in the protection of adult occupants: an excellent result, considering the extremely strict… more...
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  • Toyota Gazoo Racing SA teams dominate overall and FIA class championships in SA Cross Country Series
    Jul 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA teams dominate overall and…

    Horn brothers from Mpumalanga take the lead in Class T championship After the recent Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race the Production Vehicle category championship to watch out for over the remaining three rounds of the South African Cross… more...
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  • The new BMW 4 Series range now available in South Africa
    Jul 05, 2017 Press Releases

    The new BMW 4 Series range now available in South…

    Endowed with an aesthetic appeal and dynamic flair all of its own, the BMW 4 Series has stood out with its supremely assured and stylish air ever since its launch. A total of nearly 400,000 sales worldwide and just over 5,500 in South Africa (up to… more...
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  • Introducing the all new Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet
    Jul 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Introducing the all new Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet

    Following the recent launch of the all-new Audi A5 Coupe and Sportback, the new Audi A5 Cabriolet has now been introduced to South Africa to complete the second generation of the A5 family. In the Audi S5 Cabriolet, a new six-cylinder turbocharged… more...
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  • Opel Revises Corsa Line-up for Better Value to Customers
    Jul 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Opel Revises Corsa Line-up for Better Value to…

    New more efficient 1.0 T Engine for Essentia Model Sport takes on the halo model role New Specifications aimed at offering value while maintaining technological advantage JOHANNESBURG. Opel has revised the Corsa models range resulting in improved… more...
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  • Volvo Cars to go all-electric
    Jul 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars to go all-electric

    Volvo Cars has announced that every new Volvo launched from 2019 onwards will feature an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future… more...
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  • One motoring experience, six themes!
    Jul 05, 2017 Events

    One motoring experience, six themes!

    The WesBank SA Motoring Experience, which will be staged at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and Conference Centre from September 1-3, will make use of six themes to ensure that it caters for all interest groups in terms of the wider world or… more...
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  • Hyundai 1st and 2nd on podium in Rally Poland
    Jul 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai 1st and 2nd on podium in Rally Poland

    Thierry Neuville secured his third victory of 2017 season ahead of team-mate Hayden Paddon, who registered his first podium finish of the year in second place. Dani Sordo finished fourth to ensure all three Hyundai i20 Coupé WRCs finished inside the… more...
    Editor 92
  • Simpson a sensational second
    Jul 03, 2017 Motorsport

    Simpson a sensational second

    Stephen fights to finish in New York 6-hour South Africa’s Stephen Simpson starred in a sensational race to finish a very close second to Portuguese driver Joao Barbosa in a thrilling Sahlen’s IMSA Six Hours of the Glen at the New York Watkins Glen… more...
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  • Porsche unveils the most powerful 911 of all time
    Jul 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Porsche unveils the most powerful 911 of all time

    New 911 GT2 RS with 700 hp, rear-wheel drive, racing chassis and rear-axle steering Johannesburg. The fastest and most powerful road-approved 911 is ready for launch: The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS will celebrate its world premiere at the Goodwood… more...
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  • The new BMW G 310 R now available in South Africa
    Jul 03, 2017 Press Releases

    The new BMW G 310 R now available in South Africa

    The new BMW G 310 R – the BMW roadster under 500 cc. One cylinder, low weight, powerful dynamic performance – the BMW G 310 R embodies the pure essence of a BMW roadster: it has neither too little nor too much of anything. Pragmatic in the best… more...
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  • The all-new sophisticated Pajero Sport arrives in September
    Jul 03, 2017 Press Releases

    The all-new sophisticated Pajero Sport arrives in…

    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) will be introducing its highly acclaimed all-new Pajero Sport in September 2017. This stylishly designed new-generation Mitsubishi sport utility offers refined driving dynamics thanks to an array of cutting-edge… more...
    Editor 113
  • Ford GT, Mustang GT4 Demonstrate Ford Road and Race Performance at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Jun 29, 2017 Events

    Ford GT, Mustang GT4 Demonstrate Ford Road and…

    Ford GT power, performance and active aerodynamics on show as GT road car tackles Goodwood Hillclimb for the first time, driven by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Track ready Ford Mustang GT4 race car makes European debut on challenging 1.16-mile… more...
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  • Toyota Gazoo Racing SA withdraws from Silkway Rally as focus shifts to Dakar 2018
    Jun 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA withdraws from Silkway…

    Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa has made the decision not to take part in this year's Silkway Rally, in order to focus on the development of their race-proven Toyota Hilux, with Dakar 2018 in mind. Both Giniel de Villiers and Leeroy Poulter were… more...
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  • Hyundai aims to set the pace in weekend's Rally Poland
    Jun 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai aims to set the pace in weekend's Rally…

    Hyundai Motorsport aims to continue its recent run of podium results as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) moves to Poland for round eight of the 2017 season this weekend. Having secured top-three finishes at every gravel event so far this year,… more...
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  • Consistency pays off as De Klerk and Bergman win Dakar Challenge
    Jun 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Consistency pays off as De Klerk and Bergman win…

    VW Amarok pair secures free entry to 2018 Dakar Rally in South America Consistency paid off for Hennie de Klerk and Achim Bergmann when they won the Dakar Challenge on the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race this past weekend. De Klerk and… more...
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  • Renault to celebrate the past, present and future of motorsport at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Jun 29, 2017 Events

    Renault to celebrate the past, present and future…

    Vehicles on show over the weekend range from Renault’s first major race winner to its F1 car of the future 2017 marks 40 years of Renault’s involvement in Formula One UK debut for Renault Sport 2027 Vision Concept UK debut for Renault ZOE e-Sport… more...
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  • Production start of the new E-Class Cabriolet
    Jun 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Production start of the new E-Class Cabriolet

    Fifth model completes successful E-Class product family. Milestone for production at the site: complete renewal of the model range "Made in Bremen" within three years. Team takes advantage of digital communication concepts and Industry 4.0… more...
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  • Two Fords on the podium after thrilling Desert Race duel
    Jun 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Two Fords on the podium after thrilling Desert…

    Lance Woolridge and Ward claim second place overall in Class T after three days and almost 1 000km of racing Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer round out the podium in third position Henk Lategan and Barry White recover from non-finish in first heat… more...
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  • Husband and wife team take a memorable victory on Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race
    Jun 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Husband and wife team take a memorable victory on…

    Fine performance from Goslar/Massey to win Class P Jwaneng, Sunday – If you are going to win the trick is make it a victory that everyone will remember. And that is exactly what Marius and Jolinda Fourie did when they ended up topping the Special… more...
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  • Polestar Cyan Racing maintains World Championship lead with double podium in Portugal
    Jun 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Polestar Cyan Racing maintains World Championship…

    Thed Björk secured a double podium in the FIA WTCC Race of Portugal on the challenging street circuit Vila Real on 25 June, allowing Polestar Cyan Racing to maintain the World Championship lead for manufacturers. The four-time STCC champion has… more...
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  • First win for De Villiers and Murphy in production vehicle catgory
    Jun 26, 2017 Motorsport

    First win for De Villiers and Murphy in…

    Horn brothers take Class T in first heat of Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1 000 Desert Race Jwaneng, Saturday – It was the same old story but with different personnel in heat one of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round three of the South… more...
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  • Dust, sweat and a long day in the saddle in the Botswana desert for TDR competitors
    Jun 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Dust, sweat and a long day in the saddle in the…

    The Toyota Desert Race (TDR) that forms the third and the fourth rounds of the SA Cross Country Championship for Motorcycle and Quad competitors (SACCS Moto) and takes place in the Botswana desert (23 to 25 June) lived up to its reputation as being… more...
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  • Gumtree SA signs as title sponsor of Cape Town RX
    Jun 23, 2017 Motorsport

    Gumtree SA signs as title sponsor of Cape Town RX

    The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed Gumtree SA as the headline sponsor of the final round of the World Championship, which takes place at Cape Town’s Killarney International Raceway (10-12 November 2017). As… more...
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  • Upcoming Events 23 June - 3 July 2017
    Jun 23, 2017 Events

    Upcoming Events 23 June - 3 July 2017

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 23.06.2017 FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, PARÁDFÜRDÓ 24.06.2017 FIM ENDURANCE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, SLOVAKIARING 24.06.2017 FIM TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, LOURDES 24.06.2017 FIA WORLD TOURING CHAMPIONSHIP, RACE OF PORTUGAL, VILA… more...
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  • New KANGOO Z.E.: longer driving range and faster, easier charging
    Jun 23, 2017 Press Releases

    New KANGOO Z.E.: longer driving range and faster,…

    In January 2017, tailor-made business vehicle specialist Renault Pro+ presented New KANGOO Z.E., a pioneering electric van that incorporates a wealth ... more...
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  • Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running
    Jun 23, 2017 Events

    Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine…

    Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine named 2017 International Engine of the Year "Best Engine Under 1.0-litre" for the sixth year in a row Fuel-efficient, compact and powerful engine has won 10 International Engine of Year awards since launch in 2012;… more...
    Editor 127
  • Organisers revving up content for 2017 Wesbank SA Motoring Experience
    Jun 23, 2017 Motorsport

    Organisers revving up content for 2017 Wesbank SA…

    The organisers of the 2017 WesBank SA Motoring Experience are already revving up the content for this must-see show, which will take place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from September 1-3. The SA Festival of Motoring is hosting this event, which… more...
    Editor 128
  • Mitsubishi celebrating centenary with influx of new and improved models for South Africa
    Jun 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Mitsubishi celebrating centenary with influx of…

    Many firsts mark Mitsubishi's first 100 years as a world-class vehicle manufacturer - not the least the claim to the world's first SUV. And in South Africa, Mitsubishi Motors is getting ready to keep the momentum going with launching a host of new… more...
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  • New Subaru Impreza sedan now available
    Jun 20, 2017 Press Releases

    New Subaru Impreza sedan now available

    Impreza spearheads a whole new generation of Subaru vehicles built on the Subaru Global Platform Award-winning safety and smart technologies including the EyeSight® Driver Assistance System 2016/2017 Japanese Car of the Year Johannesburg, JUNE 2017… more...
    Editor 114
  • Busy day on track for the Investchem Formula 1600 competitors
    Jun 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Busy day on track for the Investchem Formula 1600…

    The Investchem Formula 1600 championship marked the mid-point of their 2017 season at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday, June 16. This Youth Day event saw Stuart White (8 - Fantastic Racing), fresh from a round of the FFSA (Fédération Française du Sport… more...
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport claim good points haul at Zwartkops - Sasol GTC Series
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport claim good points haul at…

    Volkswagen Motorsport's Jetta qualifies second fastest Mathew Hodges finishes third overall after tough day's racing Zwartkops Raceway provides a great spectacle for race fans Volkswagen Golf GTi returns to winning ways with Keagan Masters claiming… more...
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  • Toyota Gazoo Racing SA ready to do battle on 2017 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA ready to do battle on 2017…

    For fans of cross country racing, the last weekend in June means only one thing: The Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, or The Desert for short. But while fans certainly have a lot to look forward too, The Desert is traditionally a pivotal… more...
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  • Round 4 lives up to expectations - Engen Volkswagen Cup
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Round 4 lives up to expectations - Engen…

    Double victories for Devin Robertson Pepper bounces back to take second Close racing with only fractions of seconds separating top 10 Learning curve continues for both Mogotsi and Vazhure It was make or break for a number of title hopefuls at Round… more...
    Editor 138
  • Bonafede extends championship lead after Zwartkops races
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Bonafede extends championship lead after…

    Pretoria, South Africa - Gennaro Bonafede extended his lead of the Sasol GTC Championship after powering his Sasol GTC racing car to a first and third place positions in the two races held at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday. Bonafede bagged 11 bonus… more...
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  • The gateway to a much sought after prize
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    The gateway to a much sought after prize

    A free entry into the 2018 Dakar Rally is again the prize for a privateer team in this year’s Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race. The race is round three of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) for Auto and incorporates the Dakar… more...
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  • Devin’s big payday at Zwartkops
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin’s big payday at Zwartkops

    REVIEW: ENGEN VOLKSWAGEN CUP, Rd 4 – Zwartkops – 16th June Devin Robertson had a big payday at Zwartkops where he won both rounds of the Engen Volkswagen Cup and took the bonus points for the fastest race lap as well. His championship lead at the… more...
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  • Signature’s Mini magic continues at Zwartkops
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature’s Mini magic continues at Zwartkops

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Zwartkops – 16th June Brad Liebenberg produced another excellent performance in his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works at Zwartkops Raceway outside Pretoria on Friday, when he claimed another victory for Signature… more...
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  • R.I.P Ray Wilson
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    R.I.P Ray Wilson

    It was with shock and sadness that FIM AFRICA learnt of the passing on of Ray Wilson, President of the CONU on Saturday 17th June 2017 after a short illness. Ray’s time with AMU then FIM AFRICA started out as a member of the Cross Country Commission… more...
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  • Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 desert race a series game changer
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 desert race a…

    Marathon event could make or break Production Vehicle championship challenges With 60 points up for grabs over two heats the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round three of the South African Cross Country Series from June 23 to 25, has the… more...
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  • A windfall waits for special vehicle crews on Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 desert race
    Jun 19, 2017 Motorsport

    A windfall waits for special vehicle crews on…

    Hutchison/Stassen favourites for only marathon event on SACCS calendar Championship hopefuls in the Special Vehicle category will be eyeing the 60 points up for grabs over the two heats with greedy eyes on the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert… more...
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  • Engen Xtreme Team head to Zwartkops with Bonafede in their sights
    Jun 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme Team head to Zwartkops with Bonafede…

    Three rounds into the 2017 Sasol GTC Africa championship the Engen Xtreme Team are well placed to challenge for season’s honours. Ahead of Round Four at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday, 16 June, Engen Xtreme Team driver’s Simon Moss and Michael Stephen… more...
    Editor 162
  • Double Points up for grabs for Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team at tough 1 000km Botswana Desert Race
    Jun 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Double Points up for grabs for Ford NWM Puma…

    Third round of SA Cross Country Series takes place in Jwaneng, Botswana 70km qualifying loop on Friday 23 June, two 210km loops on Saturday 24 June and Sunday 25 June Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer currently lead the Class T championship, Lance… more...
    Editor 107
  • Opel focused on growing in South Africa
    Jun 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Opel focused on growing in South Africa

    Brand continues to expand and strengthen its portfolio Crossland X to be launched in 2017, followed by Grandland X early next year Dedicated distributor Williams Hunt appointed effective January 2018 JOHANNESBURG. Opel today cemented its commitment… more...
    Editor 122
  • Opinion Article - Connected Cars: From here to autonomy
    Jun 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Opinion Article - Connected Cars: From here to…

    F5 looks at the most critical enabler of the self-driving vision: securing the vehicle and the connected car platform South African consumers’ great love affair with the automobile is set to grow ever more passionate, as an array of new technologies… more...
    Editor 140
  • All-new LC 500 Coupe marks new chapter for the Lexus brand
    Jun 14, 2017 Press Releases

    All-new LC 500 Coupe marks new chapter for the…

    Flagship model joins elite class of international grand touring coupes New vehicle architecture delivers unfettered driving pleasure Winner of multiple Eyes on Design awards LC 500 features 351kW high-performance V8 and 10-speed automatic… more...
    Editor 196
  • Datsun retains popularity in challenging first half of 2017
    Jun 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Datsun retains popularity in challenging first…

    According to recorded Naamsa sales at the end of May 2017 The decline in the South African economy may have hit new car sales, but despite falling transaction figures, the hotly contested A-segment for entry level cars has produced sterling results… more...
    Editor 119
  • Season mid-point for Investchem Formula 1600 competitors at Zwartkops
    Jun 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Season mid-point for Investchem Formula 1600…

    Zwartkops Raceway marks the fourth event in the eight round Investchem Formula 1600 championship for 2017 on Friday, June 16. This event again sees Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) take to the start line at the championship leader, now with… more...
    Editor 123
  • Hyundai 3rd on podium in difficult Rally Italia Sardegna
    Jun 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai 3rd on podium in difficult Rally Italia…

    Hyundai Motorsport extends its run of consecutive podium finishes in 2017 FIA World Rally Championship. Thierry Neuville closes gap in Drivers' Championship with his fifth top-three finish of the season. Hyundai Motorsport has salvaged a third-place… more...
    Editor 132
  • Gennaro and Michael have their sights on the leaderboard of the Sasol GTC Championship at Zwartkops
    Jun 12, 2017 Motorsport

    Gennaro and Michael have their sights on the…

    Sandton, South Africa: After three consecutive victories at the start of the season, Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW GTC) leads the championship by 36 points going into round four on Friday, 16th June 2017, at the Zwartkops Raceway. Bonafede is… more...
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport's Hodges and Rowe poised to challenge at Zwartkops - Sasol Gtc Series
    Jun 12, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport's Hodges and Rowe poised to…

    Zwartkops Raceway to host Round 4 of the Sasol GTC Series on the weekend of 16 June Volkswagen Jetta squad of Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe primed to challenge for more podiums 2.5 kilometers of the Pretoria West circuit guaranteed to provide… more...
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  • Gavin Williams with some of his huge collection
    Jun 12, 2017 Motorsport

    The man that makes it all happen every year for…

    The man that makes it all happen every year for the SA Veteran Motocross team at the International World Vets event at Farleigh Castle in the UK This year the team needs partners and sponsors The 53-year-old Gavin William has been assisting the… more...
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  • Toyota leads the way on TOYOTA KALAHARI BOTSWANA 1000 DESERT RACE
    Jun 12, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota leads the way on TOYOTA KALAHARI BOTSWANA…

    Toyota crews have notched up more victories than any other manufacturer on the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round three of this year’s South African Cross Country Series Auto championship, in Jwaneng from June 23 to 25. Toyota’s… more...
    Editor 148
  • Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 in the FIA Formula E Championship
    Jun 12, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and…

    Renault e.dams is pleased to announce they will continue their successful partnership with Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019. Renault e.dams has won 11 races with this outstanding duo. Furthermore, they have achieved two consecutive… more...
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  • Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Prepares to Defend Le Mans 24 Hours Title
    Jun 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Prepares to Defend Le…

    All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to compete at 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours In 2016 Ford took 1st (#68), 3rd (#69), 4th (#66), and 9th (#67) positions in the Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro class, 50 years after a 1-2-3 finish for the Ford GT40 in the… more...
    Editor 130
  • Ferrari breaks new ground with GTC4Lusso
    Jun 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Ferrari breaks new ground with GTC4Lusso

    A unique car, boasting exceptional versatility, makes highly-anticipated South African debut Cape Town, 7 June 2017- The latest addition to the Ferrari range makes its official debut on South African soil as Scuderia South Africa the official… more...
    Editor 129
  • One hundred thousand Volvo cars optimised as Polestar reports record sales growth
    Jun 08, 2017 Press Releases

    One hundred thousand Volvo cars optimised as…

    Polestar, the performance brand of Volvo Cars, has reached the milestone of one hundred thousand powertrain optimisations for Volvo cars around the globe since its introduction. The milestone has been reached just as optimisation sales hit an… more...
    Editor 128
  • Robert Kubica gets the Formula 1 feeling in Valencia
    Jun 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Robert Kubica gets the Formula 1 feeling in…

    Robert Kubica has returned to a Formula 1 cockpit for the first time in over six years to conduct a private test with Renault Sport Formula One Team at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. Robert completed 115 laps on Tuesday June… more...
    Editor 140
  • Hyundai's bold and beautiful Tucson Sport ticks the right boxes
    Jun 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai's bold and beautiful Tucson Sport ticks…

    More than 7 500 third-generation Hyundai Tucsons were sold here in 13 months since its South African launch last year - claiming a 16,5% share in its segment. That is one of several good reasons to put a body kit on this popular SUV model, as well… more...
    Editor 131
  • Celebrating World Environment Day - 5 June 2017
    Jun 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Celebrating World Environment Day - 5 June 2017

    World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. It is an initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Motorsport South African (MSA), who is… more...
    Editor 141
  • Stephen Simpson a fighting sixth & in the points again in Detroit
    Jun 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Stephen Simpson a fighting sixth & in the points…

    South African Stephen Simpson continued his strong season in the US WeatherTech IMSA Prototype championship with a fighting sixth in the Chevrolet Sportscar Classic at Detroit’s Belle Isle street circuit aboard the JDC-Miller Motorsports… more...
    Editor 134
  • Toyota SUVs remain a firm favourite
    Jun 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota SUVs remain a firm favourite

    A market-leading tally of 9,601 unit sales by Toyota South Africa afforded the company a market share of 23% for May, the highest in five months. This sales total places Toyota 3,215 units ahead of its closest peer, with 90% of sales transactions… more...
    Editor 154
  • New Hyundai Elantra raises the bar and introduces a hot, sporty derivative
    Jun 05, 2017 Press Releases

    New Hyundai Elantra raises the bar and introduces…

    Hyundai's all-new Elantra has arrived in South Africa - with its new attractive design lines and an exciting flagship derivative that boasts a 150 kW turbocharged petrol engine and a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission, which thoroughly earns its Sport… more...
    Editor 130
  • DAKAR challenge a brilliant concept
    Jun 05, 2017 Motorsport

    DAKAR challenge a brilliant concept

    An integral part of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race The Dakar Challenge, offering privateer teams a free entry to the Dakar Rally, has since 2012 become an integral part of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race to be run this… more...
    Editor 142
  • Ford Ranger is South Africa's Best-Selling Vehicle in 2017
    Jun 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Ranger is South Africa's Best-Selling…

    Ford Ranger is the top-selling vehicle in South Africa for May 2017 and year-to-date Ford remains one of SA's top exporters with 4 432 Rangers exported Ford claims 11.7% share of total industry in May Ford's locally-built Ranger continued to… more...
    Editor 141
  • Improved Yaris: feel the pulse
    Jun 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Improved Yaris: feel the pulse

    Introduction Powertrain line-up includes new 1.5-litre petrol engine, more powerful yet cleaner and more fuel-efficient than Yaris's previous 1.3-litre Design changes focus on giving Yaris a more dynamic personality, more refinement and an updated… more...
    Editor 128
  • SA engine designer looking for financier
    Jun 05, 2017 Press Releases

    SA engine designer looking for financier CITS…

    Basil van Rooyen had a distinguished career in South African motor racing, winning races, and championships in a variety of cars, but probably best known for his exploits in a Lotus Cortina, Chev CanAm and Ford Mustang, before emigrating to… more...
    Editor 115
  • Renault TREZOR voted most beautiful concept car at Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este
    Jun 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault TREZOR voted most beautiful concept car…

    The Jury of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, presented the award for the most beautiful concept car of the year to Laurens van den Acker, Groupe Renault’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Design. TREZOR had previously won Concept Car of the… more...
    Editor 108
  • ‘The great eight Phantoms’ a Rolls-Royce exhibition  -  #GreatPhantoms
    Jun 02, 2017 Press Releases

    ‘The great eight Phantoms’ a Rolls-Royce…

    ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES A GATHERING OF THE GREATEST PHANTOMS IN HISTORY At the end of July, ‘The Great Eight Phantoms’, a Rolls-Royce Exhibition, will gather together the greatest Phantoms from the last 92 years in Mayfair, London. The Exhibition will… more...
    Editor 146
  • PURITY WITH POWER – THE NEW LOTUS ELISE CUP 250
    Jun 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Purity with power – The new Lotus Elise Cup 250

    Fastest, most focused four-cylinder Lotus sports car ever 0-60 mph in 3.9 secs, 243 hp & from 283 hp per tonne Concentrates spirit of latest Elise for new Cup variant Advanced lightweight materials cut weight to 860 kg Available to order from Lotus… more...
    Editor 139
  • Abarth and Alfa Romeo Track Day
    Jun 01, 2017 Events

    Abarth and Alfa Romeo Track Day

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Abarth and Alfa Romeo brands will be participating in the 'Corse Italiana' track day at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria West on Sunday 4th June 2017. Gauteng dealers will be hosting invited guests in… more...
    Editor 186
  • Buying a new car? How brand loyalty can boost your budget
    May 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Buying a new car? How brand loyalty can boost…

    Modern consumers are spoilt for choice. So how is brand loyalty created, and what keeps a buyer going back to a favoured brand - especially in the highly competitive car market? The answer isn’t as simple as it seems, says Des Fenner, General… more...
    Editor 136
  • Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving Can Cut Up To 25 Per Cent Off Your Fuel Bill
    May 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving Can…

    Hands up, who likes forking out cash to fill up at the fuel station? What if you could do that less often? Where would you turn for help? Try turning to the mirror, because poor driving habits are just like pouring money down the drain. As consumers… more...
    Editor 107
  • 50 years ago: Mazda launches rotary-powered Cosmo
    May 31, 2017 Press Releases

    50 years ago: Mazda launches rotary-powered Cosmo

    It was a pivotal moment in automobile history when, 50 years ago today, Mazda launched its rotary-powered Mazda Cosmo Sport. The sleek, stylish two-seater marked the beginning of a legacy of innovation that endures to this day - a legacy of… more...
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