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Shelby Super Snake: Now you can add fangs in SA studio

Shelby Super Snake shows SA its fangs Latest Mustang capable on road and track SA Shelby Mod Shop joins global chain PRETORIA, South Africa - Limited production, a Le Mans-winning, seven-litre V8, and an 800km test of Goodyear's latest performance tyres preceded the introduced the first Shelby Super Snake to the world. That was back… Continue reading Shelby Super Snake: Now you can add fangs in SA studio

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Small, but mighty: Electric conversions for many vehicles

LONDON, England - Customers in the UK can now order Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density (HPD) 80kW 'crate' EV system that, its maker says, is smaller and lighter than the concept. It's punted as being ideal for classic-car conversions, sport, recreation, and light commercial applications with deliveries to start in August 2020 (more details on… Continue reading Small, but mighty: Electric conversions for many vehicles

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e-Bulli concept: Half-century on, VW turns around a classic

HANNOVER, Germany - Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Europe has unveiled on of the most amazing conversions yet to a good old VW Microbus and branded it the e-Bulli concept. It's an all-electric vehicle that produces zero emissions once on the road thanks to being equipped with drive system components from the latest Volkswagen electric vehicles.… Continue reading e-Bulli concept: Half-century on, VW turns around a classic

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Pumping black power: RGB’s bolt-on beauties for VW

JOHANNESBURG,  South Africa - In time for Christmas 2019 Rob Green Motors is celebrating black… the black of glossy carbon-fibre that's part of a replacement engine induction system from Goliath. The new induction system has been designed for the latest VW Polo GTI to our Goliath range, a growing array of power-boosting, carbon-fibre, cold-air induction… Continue reading Pumping black power: RGB’s bolt-on beauties for VW

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Ford Transit Nugget: Gold standard for campervans

BIRMINGHAM, England - The Ford Transit Custom Nugget is officially on sale - in the UK, at least - with prices starting at the equivalent of a few thousand over a million rands and is on show at the 2019 UK Motorhome and Caravan Show. The Transit Custom Nugget creates a wifi hot spot for… Continue reading Ford Transit Nugget: Gold standard for campervans

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RGB Mustang conversion: New 945kW challenger for SA drag strips

RGB conversion takes Mustang to full gallop 945kW/1100Nm from Ford conversion All supported by full drivetrain changes JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - What better way to celebrate International Mustang Day (it was April 17) than collecting your 945kW/1100Nm Ford Mustang from tuning house RGMotorsport? That’s what one lucky customer got to do... the supercharged, 5.4-litre, V8 under… Continue reading RGB Mustang conversion: New 945kW challenger for SA drag strips

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Isuzu SA going big with Icelandic KB bakkies conversions

Isuzu going B-I-G with its KB range in SA Icelandic company involved in special vehicles Special conversion jobs on Isuzu D-MAX trucks PORT ELIZABETH South Africa - An exclusive and very well-specced Isuzu D-MAX Arctic AT 35 is about to become the brand's flagship in South African showrooms and the required parts are coming all… Continue reading Isuzu SA going big with Icelandic KB bakkies conversions

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Mad Max to hit Pendine Sands for double speed record

He's done it on a motorcycle, now for a car Historic Welsh beach to be the track 895kW on call for epic high-speed Porsche run PENDINE SANDS, Wales - Record-setting car and motorcycle pilot Zef Eisenberg and his MadMax Race Team have a new target: at least 320km/h along the vast tidal expanse of Pendine… Continue reading Mad Max to hit Pendine Sands for double speed record

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Mahindra goes upmarket with its S10 Karoo edition

Higher specification, additional accessories Option of cosmetic package or body-colour canopy S10 Karoo Edition produced in South Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Indian automaker Mahindra's South African sales team, to celebrate a surge in vehicle sales, has gone upmarket in the bakkie world with a 4x2 or 4x4 Mahindra S10 Karoo Edition. Rajesh Gupta, CEO of… Continue reading Mahindra goes upmarket with its S10 Karoo edition

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Aston Martin Valkyrie going to war in new battle armour

Aston Martin’s most extreme hypercar Track pack gives road cars racing performance New racing liveries among ''options galore''   GAYDON, England - Owners of the awesome Valkyrie - Aston Martin's ''ultimate expression of hypercar design, engineering and performance'' - already know they have a truly exceptional car but ‘Q by Aston Martin’ personalisation can realise further… Continue reading Aston Martin Valkyrie going to war in new battle armour