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Women drivers: A tribute to the First Ladies of track and trail

The 2020 Women's Month and Ford SA are celebrating three South African women for their contributions to motorsport through achievements on the tracks and trails for more women to follow. Support these drivers and navigators as the 2020 and future motorsport calendars resume...PRETORIA, South Africa - Women have been involved in motorsport from the very… Continue reading Women drivers: A tribute to the First Ladies of track and trail

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F1’s Leclerc dead straight on not bending knee

SILVERSTONE, England - Ferrari F1 driver Charles Leclerc is fine at not ''taking a knee'' over the controversial BLM cult and the still-uncertain way that a black man died during an American riot. Other drivers, led by another driver, Lewis Hamilton who has a ''black'' father and ''white'' mother - accused Leclerc of being racist… Continue reading F1’s Leclerc dead straight on not bending knee

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Isuzu SA adds heavy-hitting diesel to D-MAX range

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu's X-Rider bakkies have, the automaker says, become established in its D-MAX range with the 2.5 HO diesel engine but now the brand has added a special edition D-MAX 3.0 TD X-Rider double cab a/t.Dominic Rimmer from ISuzu's technical services told The Corner in a media release: "The X-Rider brand,… Continue reading Isuzu SA adds heavy-hitting diesel to D-MAX range

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Carbon Range Rover coming to stay for Christmas

PRETORIA, South Africa - The high-performance Range Rover Sport SVR Carbon Edition is set for launch in South Africa toward the end of 2020.Visible carbon-fibre elements will include the exposed centre section of the bonnet/cooling vents, front-bumper inserts, radiator grille,m and other vent borders, external mirror covers, and tail hatch.The steering-wheel and engine cover will… Continue reading Carbon Range Rover coming to stay for Christmas

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MasterDriver turns sights on delivery bikers

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Delivery-bike crashes are common in South Africa, worsened by the CoVid19 demand for two-wheelers to carry everything from food to medication to people’s homes. How to prevent more crashes?Eugene Herbert, MD of MasterDrive, says the ease of being issued with a motorcycle licence poses a challenge. SAFE TRAINING: MasterBiker uses crash… Continue reading MasterDriver turns sights on delivery bikers

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Bugatti Divo: Start of a new era at Molsheim

Bugatti says it has reinvented coachbuilding with its Divo hyper sport car. After two years of development, the first vehicles are now being delivered...- Stephan Winkelmann MOLSHEIM, France - Customised, high-performance, exclusive. Since its world premiere in August 2018, Bugatti says, its Divo ''has been among the world’s most extraordinary hyper sport cars. Now, we're… Continue reading Bugatti Divo: Start of a new era at Molsheim

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Be vigilant! Hijacking prevalent throughout the week

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Tracker’s vehicle crime statistics for the year July 2019 to June 2020 indicate that hijacking is becoming more frequent and remained so during the lockdown period even with a significant drop in vehicle crime. Hijacking can also happen at any time of the day, any day of the week, and Tracker… Continue reading Be vigilant! Hijacking prevalent throughout the week

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Be alert! Hijacking, car crimes, love CoVid crackdown

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Tracker’s vehicle crime statistics from July 2019 to June 2020 show an increased frequency of hijacking which has continued into the months of state-enforced CoVid-19 ‘lockdown’.Conversely, general vehicle criminality has decreased.Data collated from Tracker’s more than 1.1-million installed vehicles shows that, before lockdown, crimes involving vehicles increased across South Africa by… Continue reading Be alert! Hijacking, car crimes, love CoVid crackdown

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Watch: Take a virtual drive in new Lexus convertible

PLANO, Texas  - Lexus has unveiled a marketing campaign to launch its first soft-top  in almost five years: the 2021 LC 500 Convertible... as The Corner promised way back in July 2019. It's a model that the automaker believes is ''perhaps the perfect expression of the emotional desire of the times''. The coming campaign is… Continue reading Watch: Take a virtual drive in new Lexus convertible

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VW SA announces 2020 T-Roc models’ pricing

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Volkswagen has announced prices for its T-Roc SUV range launched back in June 2020. The VW sport utility vehicles in the southern African market now consist of the T-Cross, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace, and Touareg. VW T-ROC DYNAMIC. Image: Supplied The T-Roc which slots above the T-Cross but below the Tiguan… Continue reading VW SA announces 2020 T-Roc models’ pricing