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Hottest Aston Martin yet: Race-bred Vantage GT8

Vantage GT8: Taking things to extremes Race-bred Vantage GT8 most extreme yet 100kg weight-savings make it lightest Vantage GAYDON, England – : Racing is in Aston Martin’s blood. From outright victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1959 to many wins in GT3 and GT4 and a continued race and title-winning form in the… Continue reading Hottest Aston Martin yet: Race-bred Vantage GT8

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Toyota GR 86: April ’21 launch, SA in 2022

New coupe ”true to fun character of GT86 predecessor’Light weight, low centre of gravity, agile handlingThird model in Toyota’s line-up of global GR sport cars CAPE TOWN, South Africa – An all-new Toyota GR 86 made its world debut in early April 2021 via an online event hosted by Toyota Gazoo Racing and Subaru Corporation.… Continue reading Toyota GR 86: April ’21 launch, SA in 2022

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Vantage Roadster: ‘Top down, it’s a new level of adrenaline rush’

LONDON, England – Aston Martin says the heartbeat of its range of sport cars ”just got that little bit faster” with the introduction of a Vantage Roadster convertible to join the Vantage Coupe launched back in 2018. Testament to the uncompromising design, engineering and execution of the open-top two-seater, Vantage is that it shares the… Continue reading Vantage Roadster: ‘Top down, it’s a new level of adrenaline rush’

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Toyota Supra: The legend revived – and they’re here in SA

Fifth iteration of Toyota’s legendary sport  car First global GR model from Toyota Gazoo Racing 3.0-litre, in-line, six-cylinder, turbocharged engine JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The all-new Toyota GR Supra is the fifth generation of Toyota’s legendary sport car and the first global GR model from Toyota Gazoo Racing – a group which has just won the… Continue reading Toyota Supra: The legend revived – and they’re here in SA

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Toyota’s 86 sportster range drops to one model

Hotshot coupe gets motorsport tweaks Bigger brakes from House of Brembo New touchscreen; performance shocks JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – It was conceptualised as a driver’s car from the onset but believes its Toyota 86 is still singular in its combination of handling prowess, driver-focused dynamics and analogue drive feel. However, the the 86’s dynamic competencies have… Continue reading Toyota’s 86 sportster range drops to one model

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HonestJohn data rips into ‘official’ fuel data

Lab-based data not ‘real world’ driving Average car using 24% more fuel than it should. Audi A4, Hyundai Tucson, Mini Hatch, Ford Fiesta among worst LONDON, England – The gap between advertised and on-the-road fuel consumption data is now (March 2017) at its widest yet with only one in 10 cars achieving their ‘official’ (read… Continue reading HonestJohn data rips into ‘official’ fuel data

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One-off Roadster Aston Martin’s ‘most extreme’

Private commission delivered by Q by Aston Martin Advanced Most extreme roadster yet produced by Aston Martin Showcase for Q by Aston Martin’s ‘bespoke’ capability GOODWOOD, England – Aston Martin has unveiled its most extreme roadster yet- a one-off Vantage GT12 Roadster tailor-made made by Q by Aston Martin for a special customer – at… Continue reading One-off Roadster Aston Martin’s ‘most extreme’

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Crazy concepts: Toyota lines ’em up for ’15 Tokyo auto show

  The Kikai makes the car’s mechanical parts something to be seen and admired rather than hidden. The vehicle’s inner workings have become part of the exterior in a design concept that breaks from all convention. This approach extends to the fuel tank, exhaust, instruments and switches. There is even a small window by the… Continue reading Crazy concepts: Toyota lines ’em up for ’15 Tokyo auto show