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Latest News

23.05.2017 by Autodealer

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies

The hospital treating 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden has confirmed that the 35-year old passed away late Monday (May 22nd) evening following a car acci...
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23.05.2017 by Autodealer

The Hulk to debut new Renault Megane RS in Monaco

Renault has confirmed previous reports that its much teased and spied Megane RS will make its first public debut this coming Friday (May 26th) as part of the Mo...
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23.05.2017 by Autodealer

Ford confirms Hackett as new CEO

Former Steelcase Chief Executive, Jim Hackett, was officially announced as new CEO of Ford Motor Company on Monday following the Detroit giant's surprise sackin...
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22.05.2017 by Autodealer

REPORT: Ford CEO axed in wake of tumbling sales

Ford Motor Company is expected to make an official announcement soon following a report by Forbes that its CEO, Mark Fields, had been axed in favour of its Smar...
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19.05.2017 by Autodealer

Volkswagen up! GTI officially detailed

First shown towards the end of last year and even tested on local soil, Volkswagen has finally revealed its long awaited up! GTI, set to make its official publi...
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19.05.2017 by Autodealer

GMSA exit sparks worry as trade union and opposition party weigh in

The National Union of Metal Workers (Numsa) and Democratic Alliance (DA) have expressed concern over General Motors' decision to exit South Africa, describing i...
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18.05.2017 by Autodealer

GM pulls the plug on SA operations, Isuzu to take over

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has announced its exit from the South African automotive landscape at the end of 2017, also bringing to an end the sales of C...
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18.05.2017 by Autodealer

Volvo boss says diesel's days are numbered

Volvo has hinted that it could stop the development of diesel engines as early 2023 in favour of plug-in hybrid and electric cars.
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18.05.2017 by Autodealer

Fiat debuts striking Punto successor in Brazil

With the local launch of its revived Tipo last week, Fiat Brazil has now taken the covers off the long awaited successor to the aged Punto, in the form of the n...
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New Models

22.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Updated Renault Clio RS delivers the goods

The fourth generation of Renault’s hot Clio was a bit of a disappointment for enthusiasts when it launched just over three years ago.
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22.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Fiat expands range with Tipo

FIAT South Africa aren’t known for introducing many models into the local automotive sphere, but when it does, the motoring media normally takes note.
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19.05.2017 by Autodealer

Red hot Ford Fiesta ST200 comes to South Africa

Although on sale in Europe since early 2016 and originally not earmarked for local introduction, Ford Motor Company South Africa has now released pricing detail...
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18.05.2017 by Autodealer

Facelifted Renault Clio RS priced

Following closely in the wheel tracks of the refreshed Clio range, Renault South Africa has now released pricing details of its red-hot Clio RS.
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12.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Volkswagen updates popular Golf model

Despite the fact that most consumers are moving towards the SUV/crossover bandwagon, there’s something to be said about the resilience of the Volkswagen Golf as...
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12.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Trendy Mazda CX-5 refreshed

It has been a busy week here at Autodealer with car manufacturers taking every opportunity to introduce their latest models.
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09.05.2017 by Autodealer

Eight-model Fiat Tipo range priced

A moniker last used on its small family hatch in Europe between 1988 and 1995, Fiat Chrysler South Africa has revealed pricing details of its new Tipo set or lo...
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08.05.2017 by Autodealer

Audi R8 loses its roof

Although its coupe sibling first started appearing on dealership floors in July last year, Audi has now announced pricing details of the R8 Spyder set to arrive...
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08.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Mercedes-Benz GLA range refreshed

Some love them, some hate them and a fair few of us find them confusing. I’m referring to crossover vehicles, and like it or not, they’re here to stay.
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Road Tests

15.05.2017 by Charl Bosch

Toyota C-HR a package hard to beat

Viewed up-close, it really does not take a trained eye to fathom why the Toyota C-HR deserves the hype surrounding it as one of the most eagerly awaited new mod...
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15.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Isuzu KB a solid but aged option

The bakkie market in South Africa is one that has evolved quite a lot over the last few years. About as far removed from the early days as can be, today you can...
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08.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Diesel Hyundai Creta a viable option

The local SUV segment continues to go from strength to strength with manufacturers introducing more crossover and SUV-type vehicles within their respective mode...
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08.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Abarth firecracker, the 595 Competizione

Every now and again we receive a test car that gets the office excited, not because it’s insanely fast, ultra luxurious or laden with technology, but rather bec...
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05.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

BMW 740e green and stately

The latest BMW 7-series offers technology that would baffle the guys who put spaceships amongst the stars 10 years ago.
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05.05.2017 by Charl Bosch

Audi Q2 a questionable buy

The rapid and some would say drastic change in the automotive landscape of late has seen some fairly intriguing and even odd creations emerge from the drawing b...
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03.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe not just a pretty face

I’m not quite sure what the fuss is with these coupe-like SUVs, but they seem to be quite popular. BMW started with the X6 and Mercedes-Benz followed suit with ...
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02.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Peugeot 2008 worth a look

It’s not every day that we get a Peugeot to test, so when the updated 2008 arrived, I grabbed the keys before my two colleagues had the opportunity to do so. Th...
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18.04.2017 by Charl Bosch

Mitsubishi Triton an underdog to be taken seriously

For a brand vested in motoring folklore for its complete domination of the Dakar Rally and its rally-derived but now sadly discontinued Lancer Evolution, you ca...
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Features

07.04.2017 by Sean Nurse

Tyre tips from Michelin

Autodealer was recently invited to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for the launch of the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyre range.
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24.11.2016 by Sean Nurse

Commuting on Black Friday: Top Tips

From what started in the United States as a Friday that marked the start of the festive period and subsequently an exponential increase in the number of shopper...
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02.11.2016 by Autodealer

Top tips to get your car through the heat

It’s that time of the year again where the mercury rises and we experience a traditional African summer. Only this year it has been particularly dry and hot.
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27.10.2016 by Autodealer

Car of The Year finalist: Mazda CX-3

We have been focusing on the South African Car of The Year finalist over the past few weeks, and this week we are going to take a closer look at the Mazda CX-3,...
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19.10.2016 by Autodealer

Jaguar’s F-Pace in the COTY mix

It was only a matter of time before the world was introduced to an SUV from Jaguar. We say this because the brand’s sister company, Land Rover, has a fair bit o...
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13.10.2016 by Autodealer

A hijacking recap

When the latest crime stats were released in September 2016, the news was not encouraging. Most crime categories saw increases yet the hijacking of cars saw the...
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12.10.2016 by Autodealer

Hyundai Tucson: Car of The Year finalist

The Hyundai Tucson has experienced huge success over the past few years, especially when it carried the iX35 badge.
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09.03.2016 by Autodealer

Volvo XC90 WINS the 2016 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year

The annual Car of the Year competition has received some flack in previous years after Porsche claimed the title three years in a row with two sportscars and on...
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16.10.2015 by Autodealer

FEATURE: Car of the Year 2016

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) announced on the 30th of September its finalists for the 2016 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year (COTY) com...
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Motorsport

16.05.2017 by Autodealer

Entry list for 24 hours of Le Mans revealed

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has officially released the complete entry-list of cars and drivers for next month's 85th running of the 24 hours of Le Man...
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16.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Overcoming the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb hurdles

It’s not every day that you get a call from Jaguar asking if you’d like to participate in its annual Simola Hillclimb event.
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18.04.2017 by Gavin Foster

KZNRRC delivers a dose of adrenalin

The highlights of the KZN Road Racing Club's April meeting at the Dezzi Raceway near Port Shepstone, were definitely the combined Retro, Open Wheels and Super G...
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03.04.2017 by Autodealer

Defending World RX champion Ekström opens season with victory

Reigning FIA World Rallycross (RX) champion and two-time DTM title holder, Mattias Ekström, started the defence of his title in the best possible way by taking ...
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13.02.2017 by Gavin Foster

KZNRRC kicks off with full grids

The KZN Road Racing Club's first road racing meeting of 2017 has come and gone without a hitch, and a mighty fine affair it was too.
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09.02.2017 by Autodealer

Prodrive unveils 2018 World RX contender

Renowned for its longstanding partnership with the erstwhile Subaru World Rally Team, the BAR Formula One team and most recently, Aston Martin in the FIA World ...
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08.02.2017 by Autodealer

Third Toyota added for Le Mans and Spa

In a reversal compared to previous years, Toyota Gazoo Racing will field a three car team in this year's Le Mans 24 hours and Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps as ...
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03.02.2017 by Gavin Foster

Binder dilutes the P-factor

Last year was a great one for South African motorsport in general and Brad Binder in particular. In 2016, the youngster from Potchefstroom won his first world c...
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31.01.2017 by Gavin Foster

KZN motorsport roars into 2017 at Dezzi Raceway

This coming Saturday (4 February) sees the first KwaZulu-Natal Road Racing Club’s regional and club championship meeting of 2017 at Dezzi Raceway just south of ...
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Leisure & 4x4

17.02.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Nissan X-Trail long term update: Powering all four wheels explained

For the last few months I have been spending quite a bit of time with our long term Nissan X-Trail. It has a 1.6-litre turbodiesel engine which is fantastic on ...
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17.02.2017 by Sean Nurse

Trailblazing to Magoebaskloof

As someone who reviews cars for a living, I like to consider what those who are shopping for new wheels might be interested in, while simultaneously leaving som...
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10.02.2017 by Sean Nurse

Mazda’s BT-50 revamped for 2017

The bakkie segment is heating and up at a rather alarming rate, and why wouldn’t it? I mean it is the biggest sector within the local automotive sphere. Therefo...
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11.11.2016 by Justin Jacobs

A taste of the Dakar

I’ve never been to Upington before, mostly because I have heard is one of the hottest places in our country and the heat and I just don’t like each other, hence...
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26.10.2016 by Autodealer

Mercedes-Benz bakkie to be called X-Class

Recently Mercedes-Benz Vans provided a select media contingent an opportunity to see its new bakkie concept in Sweden. The aptly named X-Class may only be a con...
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15.07.2016 by Autodealer

Don't miss X-Track Racing Series

Saturday is the ideal time to get the family out of the house to have some fun at the KZN leg of the 4x4 X-Track Racing Series 2016 being held at Highstakes, Ca...
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15.06.2016 by Sean Nurse

Mitsubishi launches Pajero Legend II

It's been a while since Mitsubishi SA gave local consumers something new to look at. However, there is promise of an updated ASX, an all-new Triton and a new Pa...
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07.04.2016 by Autodealer

SA's largest Subaru event is coming up

Every year the largest gathering of Subaru enthusiasts takes place; it's known as Scooby Fest and is organised by the Subaru Owners Club of South Africa (SOCSA)...
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17.12.2015 by Autodealer

Five 4X4 fun destinations to check out

WE ALL enjoy a bit of off-roading now and again however, the term is used quite loosely and often, when we say off-roading, many people think of a dirt road en ...
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Featured Dealers

22.05.2017 by Autodealer

Imperial Ford Diep River

Our Dealership is in the heart of the Southern Suburbs. We offer that honest to goodness old style service to all our customers. Come and visit us and experienc...
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16.05.2017 by Autodealer

Bidvest McCarthy Preowned Parow

Bidvest Automotive is one of South Africa's largest and most respected motor retailers, with a trading history going back more than 100 years. Come and be part...
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16.05.2017 by Autodealer

Mahindra Heidelberg

We are part of the AutoCity group of dealerships. We are proud to bring you the full range of quality Mahindra vehicles at the keenest prices around. Let us be ...
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16.05.2017 by Autodealer

Renault Tygerberg

Renault Tygerberg is located in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town and trades in a dynamic range of New and Pre-Owned Renault Motor Vehicles. Come say hello. We’...
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04.05.2017 by Autodealer

Imperial Nissan & Datsun Parow - Now open in Tygervalley too

Welcome to Imperial Nissan & Datsun Parow We are part of the oldest and largest Nissan dealer in the Western Cape and have been servicing many happy clients...
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02.05.2017 by Autodealer

Jaguar Cape Town

Part of the CMH group , we strive to follow the spirit and outstanding heritage offered by Jaguar themselves. Through our committed approach to delivering exc...
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02.05.2017 by Autodealer

Land Rover Cape Town

Welcome to Land Rover Cape Town. Your specialist in the heart of the mother city. We take pride in offering you the chance to explore the Land Rover model range...
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21.03.2017 by Autodealer

362cars - Where cars and people meet

362cars was started to source the best quality and priced cars in the Western Cape. We go that extra mile to ensure your satisfaction from when you first step i...
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21.03.2017 by Autodealer

Wp Motors Bellville

Home of the No deposit car deal We even do cashback offers - Up to R50 000. WP Motors is a family owned business that was established in 2001. We were previo...
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Bikes

23.05.2017 by Autodealer

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies

The hospital treating 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden has confirmed that the 35-year old passed away late Monday (May 22nd) evening following a car acci...
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31.03.2017 by Gavin Foster

Classic parade kicks off South Coast Bike Fest

A selection of the country’s most impressive classic bikes will participate in the opening parade of the new South Coast Bike Fest at Margate Beach from 27 to 3...
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17.03.2017 by Gavin Foster

DJ 2017 done and dusted

That's the 2017 Durban-Johannesburg Rally done and dusted, and although first place was taken by a "foreigner" local riders scooped a fair number of the silverw...
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03.03.2017 by Gavin Foster

It’s DJ time

This weekend sees the start of the 2017 Durban-Johannesburg Rally (DJ). From 06h01 on Friday the first of 95 competitors will set forth from the Oxford Market C...
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03.03.2017 by Autodealer

BMW S 1000 RR and S 1000 R updated for 2017

BMW Motorrad has announced the updates made to its rather violent pair of 4-cylinder models. For the model year 2017 the ballistic S 1000 RR and the naked S 1...
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03.02.2017 by Gavin Foster

Binder dilutes the P-factor

Last year was a great one for South African motorsport in general and Brad Binder in particular. In 2016, the youngster from Potchefstroom won his first world c...
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02.12.2016 by Autodealer

Harley rides, stunts at Carnival City

Gauteng motorcyclists who always wanted to ride a Harley-Davidson can get to do just that at the Carnival City Casino complex this Saturday for free.
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02.11.2016 by Sean Nurse

Buying a motorcycle: Things to consider

Recently, I reignited my passion for modes of transportation of the two-wheeled persuasion. I tested a few BMW motorcycles and realised what I have been missing...
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18.10.2016 by Sean Nurse

BMW R nine T: The inner hipster

Artisanally crafted food and drink, electronic cigarettes, retro clothing, immaculately manicured facial hair and expensive items that are made to look cheap an...
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Opinions

03.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Be vigilant in the face of criminality

This week, I’m taking to our Opinion section to share with you an experience I endured at a shopping centre near my office recently.
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13.04.2017 by Sean Nurse

Fast & Furious 8: How did we get here?

The Fast and the Furious movie franchise will always hold a special place in my heart. You see, the famed 2001 film that started it all had a profound effect on...
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03.04.2017 by Autodealer

Hats off to our Nissan X-Trail

It's a sad week here at the Autodealer office as we say goodbye to our long term Nissan X-Trail, a car all of us now respect.
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27.03.2017 by Charl Bosch

Off-road 101: Part 2

It really was a case of “surely it cannot get any worse” as we departed for the second and final leg of what had so far been a disastrous first five stages of t...
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20.03.2017 by Charl Bosch

Off-road 101: Part 1

A sad but true fact is that while South Africa continues to be awash with sports-utility-vehicles equipped with the very best off-road gear, very little to none...
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14.03.2017 by Justin Jacobs

The beginning of the end

Many of us are of the belief that all good things must come to an end at some point. For drivers that might be sooner rather than later as I discovered after dr...
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13.03.2017 by Sean Nurse

Avoid workshop scams and save money

I receive an abnormal amount of emails from our readers on a monthly basis complaining about the service they have received or price asked when taking their veh...
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02.03.2017

Driving lessons in school curriculum welcomed

The initiative planned by The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) and the Department of Basic Education to include driving lessons into the high school curr...
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22.02.2017

Highway driving tips from the AA

Driving on a highway, even in the best weather, is a daunting undertaking, especially for novice drivers. When the weather is bad, as it currently is over many ...
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