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Latest News

23.02.2018 by Autodealer

Toyota Aygo gets aggressive for Geneva

On sale in Europe since 2014, Toyota has provided details of the facelifted second generation Aygo ahead of the model's world debut at the Geneva Motor Show nex...
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22.02.2018 by Autodealer

Fiat prices Brazilian market Cronos

Launched back in November as a rival to the Volkswagen Virtus and segment leading Chevrolet Prisma in Brazil, Fiat has announced pricing for its Linea replaceme...
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22.02.2018 by Autodealer

Striking, Kona inspired Hyundai Santa Fe goes live

Leaked online earlier this month, Hyundai has now divulged complete details of the fourth generation Santa Fe ahead of next month's Geneva Motor Show.
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22.02.2018 by Autodealer

Volvo V60 debuts ahead of Geneva with Thor touches

Another model heading for the Geneva Motor Show next month, Volvo has officially taken the wraps off the new V60 estate, with the SUV inspired Cross Country due...
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22.02.2018 by Autodealer

End of an era: BMW ends 3-series production at Rosslyn after 35 years

After a production run of 35 years and 1 191 604 units over five generations, local manufacturing of the BMW 3-series officially ended at the German automaker's...
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22.02.2018 by Autodealer

Slinky Peugeot 508 now in the open

Less than 24 hours after leaking online ahead of its planned unveiling at next week's Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot has now officially divulged complete details of...
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21.02.2018 by Autodealer

SUVs star in 2017 global vehicle sales

Global automotive research giant, Jato Dynamics, has released its list of world vehicle sales for 2017, as well as the top 25 best sellers across the globe.
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21.02.2018 by Autodealer

Rendered Ford Everest Raptor looks production ready

With Ford having launched the highly awaited Ranger Raptor earlier this month, a recent report from Australia has suggested that the Blue Oval could be working ...
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21.02.2018 by Autodealer

488 Pista replaces 458 Speciale as newest and fastest V8 Ferrari

Heading to the Geneva Motor Show next month, Ferrari has officially unveiled the much-awaited replacement for the 458 Speciale, the new 488 Pista.
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New Models

23.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Most affordable Lexus updated

It's no secret that hybrid vehicles haven’t really taken off in South Africa, but if we’re looking towards mobility in the short to medium-term, these types of ...
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19.02.2018 by Autodealer

Freshened-up Subaru Legacy priced

Having announced a series of updates to the Outback range earlier this week, Subaru South Africa has now revealed pricing and spec details for refreshed Legacy.
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16.02.2018 by Autodealer

Revised Subaru Outback arrives with Ascent derived looks

With both the new Impreza and facelifted XV already out in the open, Subaru South Africa has now revealed pricing and spec details for the updated Outback.
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16.02.2018 by Autodealer

Confirmed: Isuzu MU-X arriving in the second half of 2018

After months of speculation, newly established Isuzu Motors South Africa has confirmed that the seven-seat, body-on frame MU-X will touch down on local shores d...
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16.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Facelifted Nissan Qashqai ups the smart factor

Creating a new vehicle segment and then convincing consumers to part with their hard earned cash in buying into an unknown venture, is never easy and bound to b...
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16.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Volkswagen Polo Vivo steps its game up

It is a known fact that the Volkswagen Polo Vivo is South Africa’s best-selling passenger car with nearly 200 000 units sold since its debut in 2010
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12.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Hyundai Grand i10 ups the value factor

While it is a known fact that the Hyundai Grand i10 has been one of the Korean automaker’s top sellers in South Africa, the exact figures have largely been with...
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12.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Refreshed Peugeot 208 GT-Line surprises

Having taken the difficult but not unexpected decision to axe Citroën back in 2016, PSA owned Peugeot has slowly been clawing back ground as it looks to change ...
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12.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Toyota unveils bold new Yaris

The Toyota Yaris was first introduced in 2005 as the second generation version of what in Japan is known as the Vitz, and was met with open arms from a variety ...
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Road Tests

23.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Haval H2 wants to impress

Our first experience of Great Wall Motors (GWM) premium Haval brand last year was a bit of a mixed bag in the two models that arrived for testing not long after...
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23.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

BMW X3 pumped-up with M power

The latest BMW X3 is a rather important product for the Bavarian brand locally.
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19.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Ford Ranger FX4 a Wildtrak alternative

A recent survey by Lightstone Automotive found that the sales of double cab pick-ups throughout the first 10 months of 2017 comfortably eclipsed those of single...
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19.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Audi TT RS is bonkers and utterly brilliant

The term "bang for your buck” was invented for products that exceed the expectations endowed upon them by their respective price tags.
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19.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Smallest Jaguar F-Type a surprise

Towards the end of 2017, I attended the local media launch of the updated Jaguar F-Type, which now comes with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine.
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15.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Alfa Stelvio a stellar SUV attempt

We are currently living through a revolutionary time within the automotive industry. In the relatively distant future, we’ll see our mobility solutions change d...
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15.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

Diesel Kia Sportage an impressive package

The Kia Sportage has had to play second fiddle in the sales charts to the Hyundai Tucson, with which it shares its platform and engines, over the past few years
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02.02.2018 by Charl Bosch

Renault Clio RS 200 still a serious hot hatch

You could refer to them as pocket rockets for those who are in no mood to upgrade or willing to go the crossover/SUV route, yet the simple answer is that the ma...
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01.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

The sensible and wild side of Hilux

The Toyota Hilux is undoubtedly a South African favourite. It is a bakkie that ignites passion and has somewhat of a cult following. It has a proven track recor...
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Features

14.02.2018 by Autodealer

50 Shades of Red: The best red cars this Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of the year again where love is in the air on Valentine’s Day. The shops are awash with red regalia and gifts that allow you to express your love...
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19.01.2018

Single cab vs. Double cab: Which is more popular?

The choice between a single or double cab is based solely on the potential owner’s need and the purpose for the vehicle.
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21.12.2017 by Autodealer

Autodealer to tackle your distracted driving pet peevs

Distracted driving is the blanket term used to describe the actions of a person “in control” of a motor vehicle who attempts to perform other tasks while drivin...
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23.10.2017

Safety features still lacking on entry-level vehicles - AA

The Automobile Association (AA) today released its second annual Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report that assess the safety features on entry-level vehicles.
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19.10.2017

Another successful day for the Cheetah with Nissan South Africa

This year’s Nissan Charity Cheetah Karting, hosted by the Zwartkops International Karting Circuit and the MCP Rental karts, raised a whopping R70 000, the most ...
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31.08.2017 by Autodealer

What to expect at the 2017 South African Motoring Experience

It’s that time of year again where Kyalami comes alive to the sound of new and exciting cars. Yes, it is the South African Motoring Experience and it’s happenin...
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31.08.2017

Tyre maintenance: Do it until it becomes automatic

If you do anything for long enough it becomes automatic. Driving can be like that, although of course it shouldn’t.
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22.06.2017

Holiday travel tips to consider before you load your car

For many people, the holiday excitement starts months before they hit the road. Planning accommodation, routes and stopovers is part of the fun, but everything ...
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06.06.2017 by Autodealer

Rare Ford Mustang Mach 1 shines at auction

Announced as the world's best selling sports car of 2016 earlier this year with a total of 395 000 units produced at its Flat Rock, Michigan plant since 2015, 9...
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Motorsport

11.01.2018 by Justin Jacobs

#Teamhilux at the Dakar

The Dakar Rally is known to be not only one of the most challenging motorsport events of the year, but one of the toughest events period.
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16.10.2017 by Sean Nurse

Toyota prepare for Dakar 2018

It's hard to believe that the 2018 instalment of the Dakar Rally is just a few months away. With this in mind, the guys from Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa de...
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06.10.2017 by Gavin Foster

Frantic 50cc shenanigans

It looks like South African motorcycle racers are suddenly flavour of the month in international racing, with Mathew Scholtz cleaning up in MotoAmerica Stock 1...
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15.06.2017 by Autodealer

Toyota on provisional for Le Mans

Toyota has taken provisional pole position for this weekend's (17-18 June) 85th running of the Le Mans 24 hours, with Aston Martin locking out both the GTE Pro ...
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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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Leisure & 4x4

07.12.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Why the Renault Duster is near perfect

I get to drive many different cars in my line of work; some are purely performance oriented, others are more luxury focused, while some are budget cars, and the...
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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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Featured Dealers

23.02.2018 by Autodealer

Imperial Nissan Tyger Valley - New 2018 Qashqai is here - Book your test drive

From executive sedans, to run around and eco-friendly vehicles, Nissan Tygervalley has a variety of vehicles to cater for a wide range of motoring needs.
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22.02.2018 by Autodealer

Motorstop Pristine Pre-Owned Vehicle Outlet - Pretoria Gauteng

Get the best used car buying experience when you purchase from Motorstop who is dedicated to great service, and saving you time and money. At Motorstop we offe...
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12.02.2018 by Autodealer

Jaguar Cape Town - F-Pace Pure Performance

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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12.02.2018 by Autodealer

Land Rover Cape Town - Book a test Drive in the Range Rover Velar

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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02.02.2018 by Autodealer

Autocity Datsun - Datsun GO from R1999pm*

Autocity Datsun stocks the full range of Datsun models for sale in South Africa. We are conveniently located in Gauteng and Western Cape and can deliver nationw...
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01.02.2018 by Autodealer

Renault Tygerberg - Summer offers FROM ONLY R2999pm

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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26.01.2018 by Autodealer

Cash Cars . Good, Cheap Cars for Sale

Welcome to Cash Cars
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22.01.2018 by Autodealer

Hatfield Volkswagen Rivonia - Rated Number One in Service!

At the Hatfield Motor Group, we strive to be the best of the best. Creating an enduring business in the future means building the highest levels of customer sat...
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19.01.2018 by Autodealer

Imperial Ford Cape Town, Your No'1 dealership for November special offers

For Ford and other selected approved cars in the heart of Cape Town, and the surrounds, visit us for your next car. We strive to be number 1 in your opinion. Ou...
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Bikes

06.10.2017 by Gavin Foster

Frantic 50cc shenanigans

It looks like South African motorcycle racers are suddenly flavour of the month in international racing, with Mathew Scholtz cleaning up in MotoAmerica Stock 1...
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31.08.2017 by Laykin Rudolph

Future of MotoGP: Is there enough talent to carry the sport?

With reports of Valentino Rossi’s retirement ongoing, many have been speculating on who will be taking the empty seat at Movistar Yamaha once the nine-time worl...
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10.08.2017 by Laykin Rudolph

Dashboard messages in MotoGP: Will there be team interference like in F1?

Before this year’s German MotoGP, the go-ahead was given for teams to send messages to the dashboards of riders while on track. Called ‘virtual pit boards’, the...
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08.08.2017 by Autodealer

Motorcycle legend Angel Nieto dies

As the MotoGP circus regrouped in the Czech Republic this past weekend after the European summer break, the paddock was rocked by the death of 13-time champion,...
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03.07.2017 by Sean Nurse

BMW G 310 R affordable Motorrad fun

In an economy that finds itself in a technical recession, consumers are always looking for ways to save money, with the lure of personal mobility instead of a l...
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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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Opinions

21.02.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Breakfast run: SA Torque style

I recently attended a breakfast run organised by SA Torque, an automotive car club that specialises in hosting events for car lovers.
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06.02.2018 by Sean Nurse

COTY test days hailed as a success

It’s that time of the year again where the best cars released to the public throughout the previous year are put through their paces during the two-day Wesbank ...
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29.01.2018 by Sean Nurse

Road fatalities continue in December

It’s that time of year again; everyone is returning to work after a busy and (hopefully) restful, festive period. This time of the year is a sad one for most, a...
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23.01.2018 by Autodealer

Should FCA consider a Ram based SUV?

Having shown the new 1500 pick-up at the recent North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the next step for Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) owned Ram w...
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23.01.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Suzuki, a global powerhouse

I was recently invited by Suzuki Motors South Africa to get a closer look at the giant that is Maruti Suzuki India and to find out just why it is the largest au...
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12.12.2017 by Sean Nurse

Flacht of fancy: The Porsche 911 GT3

Welcome to a new Autodealer section called Dream Drive, a place where the editorial team will share their most memorable drives throughout each calendar year.
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06.12.2017 by Sean Nurse

Road tripping, Golf style

I’ll be honest, when Volkswagen invited me to take part in a road trip involving its three performance-oriented Golf models, I felt that at this busy time of th...
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29.11.2017 by Sean Nurse

AA launches #SaferCarsforAfrica

I remember the exact moment when I realised that there needed to be something said about the general lack of safety standards imposed upon manufacturers when it...
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13.11.2017 by Sean Nurse

Audi sheds light on future

It's always refreshing to sit down with the local head of a manufacturer and talk shop for a few hours.
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