HUGE DIVERSITY OF CLASSICS MADE CONCOURS SOUTH AFRICA 2018 AN EVENT TO REMEMBER AT STEYN CITY THIS WEEKEND

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With cars ranging from a 1902 Curved Dash Oldsmobile, through humble Volkswagen Beetles and Ford Escorts, to the latest Ferrari supercars, Concours South Africa was an unforgettable experience at Steyn City this  past weekend, from 10-12 August. “A feature of this year’s event was the gratifying diversity of entries which embraced Concours South Africa 2018,” said organiser and co-founder Paul Kennard. “What made this event so special was also the intimacy provided by the unique Steyn City venue, which enabled visitors and exhibitors alike to mingle amongst the cars on the…

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Moment Of Truth For The Young Guns

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The Young Guns team up again this weekend, with a single objective in mind: to win the HMC Electrothread Rally and close the gap to the championship leader. The fifth round of the South African National Rally Championship gets underway from the Cow House Market in Hazeldean Valley (east of Pretoria) on Friday afternoon, and one thing is guaranteed: Dust. That’ll make things even more challenging as the crews negotiate the fast roads that are likely to make up the event. Road position on Saturday will be doubly-important and anyone…

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Toyota kicks off fifth leg of the 5 Continents Drive Project in Africa in late August

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In late August, Toyota will kick off the fifth leg of the 5 Continents Drive Project in Africa, the fourth continent in the project. Following Australia in 2014, the Americas in 2015 and 2016, and Europe in 2017, this year Toyota will head to Africa. In addition, members from SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION, Hino Motors Ltd., and TOYOTA AUTO BODY Co., Ltd. will also join the project. By experiencing the unique culture (“Team Africa”), climate, and harsh conditions in which vehicles are used, the project seeks to enable participants to better…

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Next-generation sound system allows each passenger to listen to different music

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KIA Motors revealed for the first time its next-generation Separated Sound Zone (SSZ) technology that allows each passenger of a vehicle to experience an audio stream tailored to their individual needs, including music, hands-free phone calls, and vehicle alerts, whilst maintaining a headphone-free social space where passengers can converse freely. SSZ technology creates and controls the acoustic fields of the car, allowing the driver and each passenger to hear isolated sounds. The many speakers installed in the vehicle feature technology that uses scientific principles to reduce or increase audio levels…

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LaFerrari now listed on carsales at an eye-watering price!

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There’s a new budget-breaking Ferrari listed for sale at carsales.com.au – coming just days after the publication of Tim Britten’s ‘From the Classifieds’ report of a 2004 Enzo Ferrari listed for $3.6 million or just over R50 million. A LaFerrari built in 2014 has been listed at an astonishing price of $5.5 million thats R76 million in SA. While the Enzo comes from the collection at the Gosford Classic Car Museum, the LaFerrari Aperta is being sold by a dealer, which is advertising the car as the only one of…

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