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BMW seeking driving heaven on the Nordschleife hell run

BMW sends Threes to hell for testing Optimising ride comfort, dynamic performance 'More potential for maximum transverse dynamics' WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey - The next generation of BMW's 3 Series sedan has just completed ''crucial'' final stages of suspension and chassis development testing ahead of production. The automaker said there was only one possible location… Continue reading BMW seeking driving heaven on the Nordschleife hell run

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Proudly SA! East London’s latest C-Class = S-Class luxury

East London hub for global C-Class production 11 new models - including supercar Big Daddy Sedan, Coupe and Cabriolet in latest line-up PRETORIA, South Africa - Mercedes-Benz SA has launched the latest version of its Made-in-SA C-Class on the South African market This the latest iteration of the range has, MB-SA says, a wealth of… Continue reading Proudly SA! East London’s latest C-Class = S-Class luxury

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Lexus LFA show car all lined-up for Spa track parade

Lines and waves to depict no stopping'' Focus not on shape but on patterns LFA Art Car joined 2018 Spa track parade JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Automaker Lexus as unveiedl a uniquely-painted LFA to celebrate the debut of its RC F GT3 contender in the 24 Hours of Spa endurance race. ''The reveal will also mark… Continue reading Lexus LFA show car all lined-up for Spa track parade

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Family reunion: Supra Generation 5 howls up The Hill

World first - five generations of Supra reunion UK Supramenists get access to A90 Supra prototype Sport car shown by chief engineer Tetsuya Tada LONDON, England - A small group of UK Toyota Supra owners are among the first in the world to get close up and personal with the prototype next version of the… Continue reading Family reunion: Supra Generation 5 howls up The Hill

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Next BMW Z4: Green light for ‘pure driving pleasure’

'Particularly important' test stage at Miramas Next comes camouflage drives on autobahns Major focus is the new suspension system MUNICH, Germany - Long bonnet, short overhangs, low centre of gravity, soft top: despite the camouflage, the two-seater doing laps at the BMW test centre in Miramas in the south of France was instantly recognisable as… Continue reading Next BMW Z4: Green light for ‘pure driving pleasure’

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Two decades on and Aston Martin to build 14 V600s classics

Spirit of 1998 V8 Aston Martin Vantage V600 breathes again  Seven coupes, seven roadsters, in limited run V12 engine - 450kW with seven-speed manual gearbox GAYDON, England - The legendary Aston Martin Vantage V600 has been reborn as a customer-commissioned and limited run of an all-new Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600s, inspired and influenced by the… Continue reading Two decades on and Aston Martin to build 14 V600s classics

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Taking the Arteon of VW autos to another level

Top-end 206kW 2.0 TSI makes 100 in 5.6sec Innovative technology, driving aids, debuted Wheelbase extended to make 'excellent space' JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - VWSA now has a supply of the latest version of the brand luxury-range Arteon sedan which it describes as ''a premium VW model with the the design of a sport car and… Continue reading Taking the Arteon of VW autos to another level

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Lexus ES: Generation 7 promises ‘new era of performance’

New dynamic capabilities, emotional design K platform = excellent rigidity, design freedom Longer shell means more rear legroojm AFTER SIX six generations of success in the mid-sized sedan category this the seventh-generation Lexus ES., its maker says, is ''forging a new and more ambitious path''. The car has an all-new chassis that allows more dynamic… Continue reading Lexus ES: Generation 7 promises ‘new era of performance’

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Global hat trick in sport coupe sales for Ford Mustang

Female buyers have boosted global sales Third consecutive year as best-selling coupe Read on to find out totals - and how SA did DEARBORN, Michigan - Global demand through 2017 for the Ford Mustang has steered the car to a third consecutive year as the wold's best-selling sport coupe. How many? 125 809 Mustang coupes… Continue reading Global hat trick in sport coupe sales for Ford Mustang

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McLaren Special for Canada: Fancy a maple leaf on your car?

OTTAWA, Canada - British supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive, in partnership with Pfaff Automotive which distributes McLaren cars in Canada, have between them created five very special 570S Spiders to celebrate McLaren’s racing and road-car history in that country. The cars were developed using a 'Bespoke' service available through McLaren Special Operations - which, the automaker… Continue reading McLaren Special for Canada: Fancy a maple leaf on your car?