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Morgan specials celebrate 60-years of classic-car styling

MALVERN, England – Venerable classic-car builder Morgan has created special versions of its LE60 Plus Six classic sport car and one 3 Wheeler to celebrate 60 years of partnership with Dutch auto franchisee Louwman. The special run of only five cars created three unique specifications, each with its own distinct theme: four flagship classic sport cars… Continue reading Morgan specials celebrate 60-years of classic-car styling

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Plus 4 special edition for 70 years of Morgan magic

MALVERN, England – England’s Morgan Motor Company will celebrate 70 years of its most popular model, the Plus 4, with the creation of the Plus 4 70th Anniversary Edition. Which, looking at the two images, do your prefer…? The first Plus 4 was assembled by hand back in 1950 (interesting that Plus Fours is also… Continue reading Plus 4 special edition for 70 years of Morgan magic

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InspectaCar driving collection of used kiddieseats – got one?

Join the drive! Used-vehicle dealer seeking kiddie-seats Yours outgrown their juvenile restraints? Pass it on Condition immaterial – Inspectacar will have refurbished JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Research by the American Automobile Association (AAA) has shown using car-seat restraints and special five-strapped mini-seats for children are best to prevent serious injury or even death. Peggie Mars, founder… Continue reading InspectaCar driving collection of used kiddieseats – got one?

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Aston Martin goes off-road with new luxury DBX SUV (VID)

Aston Martin officially names first SUV as DBX Prototype testing started on rally stage in Wales Extensive tests due in world’s harshest environments GAYDON, England – Aston Martin believes it’s taken a significant but symbolic stride towards the luxury brand’s first SUV – now officially named DBX – with a development prototype. It’s about to… Continue reading Aston Martin goes off-road with new luxury DBX SUV (VID)

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Two old-timers unite to build super-modern bicycles

History brought back to life in collaboration High-tech bits in machines that look ancient Hand-crafted frame – no cheap machine here MALVERN, England – Exclusive UK automaker Morgan and nearly century-old, very upmarket, Pashley Cycles will collaborate to produce two concept bicycles. Pashley Cycles is Britain’s longest-established cycle manufacturer, its speciality a range of traditional and… Continue reading Two old-timers unite to build super-modern bicycles

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Knysna auto show charity donations top R500 000

Another R116 000 added to the charity pot Charities under tremendous funding pressure Organisers working on April 2019 Knysna event AUTO SHOW RAISES BIG MONEY: The charity donation presentation by Knysna Motor Show organisers at the Western Cape resort. The car? A Morgan Plus 8. Image: Supplied JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The 2018 Knysna Motor Show, held over… Continue reading Knysna auto show charity donations top R500 000

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Should 10-year-olds be taught to drive the family car?

Longer period of training, better driver One way to halve the six months ‘peril window’ Lessons learned better, brain pre-programmed LONDON, England – An enormous proportion – about 57%  – of Britons believe their driving is worse now than when they first passed their test and threw away their L-plates. Research from Young Driver, the UK’s largest… Continue reading Should 10-year-olds be taught to drive the family car?

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Schoolkid drivers show the way to safer roads

Challenge seeks top pre-17 driving talent Aim: To halve new drivers’ accident rate Repetition key to being confident and safe driver LONDON, England –  The search is on for the best drivers from across Britain and the process could be a lesson for the authorities in South Africa on how to start cutting our horrific highways death… Continue reading Schoolkid drivers show the way to safer roads

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Muscle cars muscle in on Silverstone Classic

American muscle cars out in force for club’s 20th birthday Special display, anniversary track parade Car and bike clubs package open until end May LONDON, England – As tradition dictates, the annual Silverstone Classic over July 29/31 will be home to a huge number of enthusiastic car clubs celebrating significant model or marque milestones with vast… Continue reading Muscle cars muscle in on Silverstone Classic