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Mercedes-AMG GT R thrill at Bilster Berg

04.10.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Mercedes-AMG GT R thrill at Bilster Berg

As you may have read on autodealer.co.za, I was in Germany a few weeks ago attending the Frankfurt International Motor Show with Mercedes-Benz.
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Opel’s South African future: Doom or boom?

29.09.2017 by Charl Bosch

Opel’s South African future: Doom or boom?

Sighs of relief from current owners and fans were no doubt expressed when Opel announced some three months ago that it had partnered up with long time backer, Williams Hunt, to distribute its products from January 2018.
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Future of MotoGP: Is there enough talent to carry the sport?

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 world champion calls it quits.
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Women can’t drive stereotype: is a cartoon to blame?

29.08.2017 by Laykin Rudolph

Women can’t drive stereotype: is a cartoon to blame?

The main priority in a woman’s life is to get married and have children. We don’t like watching sport, but only watch it for the hot athletes. We don’t care much for cars and motoring - that’s what a man does.
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Clash of the Titans: BMW M5 vs Mercedes-AMG E63

22.08.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Clash of the Titans: BMW M5 vs Mercedes-AMG E63

There has been a lot of hype surrounding the new Mercedes-AMG E63 lately, and rightfully so. It is a car that offers both Ferrari crushing performance with luxury, and technology inside that will rival most five star hotels.
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Road Rage: Who’s more likely to lose their cool?

18.08.2017 by Laykin Rudolph

Road Rage: Who’s more likely to lose their cool?

We’ve all heard that women are better drivers, which I am not bragging about because I am a woman, but based on reports by several car insurance companies.
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Dashboard messages in MotoGP: Will there be team interference like in F1?

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 technology's introduction soon prompt the question, will MotoGP go the way of Formula 1 in allowing team interference?
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Internal combustion: The Golden Age

07.08.2017 by Sean Nurse

Internal combustion: The Golden Age

As car enthusiasts it’s probably best for us all to accept the fact that the days of internal combustion engines are numbered. I can say this with confidence because the signs are there. Many manufacturers have clearly stated their intention to turn their focus to the electrification of their products.
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A Mercedes-Benz bakkie you say?

28.07.2017 by Justin Jacobs

A Mercedes-Benz bakkie you say?

According to Mercedes-Benz, the bakkie market is growing at a rapid rate with expectations suggesting a 43% growth worldwide by 2026.
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Performance car warranty woes

21.07.2017 by Sean Nurse

Performance car warranty woes

If you’re a performance car enthusiast like me, then at some stage you probably would have at least considered taking your car to a track day, drag strip, gymkhana or skidpan event.
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