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Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Lexus design team had a daunting challenge from its Mahogany Row: create the world’s most beautiful open-top car that preserves the essential styling of the brand's award-winning LC coupe.Lexus will introduce the LC 500 Convertible in 2021 for the South African market, so read on...The roof, the company says, was… Continue reading Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

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Electric Nismo: Pack leader when it comes to E-racing

VALENCIA, Spain - Nissan says its ''world-leading expertise'' in electric vehicle propulsion and ''top-class motorsport experience'' have melded to create a Nissan Leaf Nismo RC – said to be ''a showcase for the power, innovation and excitement of Nissan electric vehicle technology''. The latest all-wheel-drive sport cars have more than doubled the maximum power and… Continue reading Electric Nismo: Pack leader when it comes to E-racing

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Lambo to the slaughter: R3.5m supercar trashed on UK freeway

LONDON, England - Not the best thing to happen to anybody just before Christmas... but the good news is that the driver survived and, The Corner hopes, turned up back home for Christmas lunch. The R3.5-million Lamborghini sports car crashed in daylight off the M62 freeway which crosses England from Liverpool in the north-west to… Continue reading Lambo to the slaughter: R3.5m supercar trashed on UK freeway

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Get on the web! Build your own McLaren Spyder supercar

Digital configurator, all colours, all options Buyers can explore a myriad permutations Real McLaren 720S Spider will colst $315 000 ANYBODY with internet access can now create what McLaren calls ''their dream car'' - a McLaren 720S Spider - using a two-dimensional configurator. The digital system can be accessed without restriction or password to let… Continue reading Get on the web! Build your own McLaren Spyder supercar

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McLaren 720S Spider: 340km/h supercar for the road

McLaren's 'most accomplished' supercar yet Open-air driving with dynamic performance Carbon-fibre body,  retractable hard-top LONDON, England - McLaren Automotive, British manufacturer of luxury, high-performance, sport and supercars, has expanded its Super Series family with the introduction of a second new model under a £1.2bn Track25 business plan. It's claimed to be the brand's most accomplished… Continue reading McLaren 720S Spider: 340km/h supercar for the road

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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign – with a mind-melting tag

Nissan confirms production of Nissan GT-R50 Car to celebrate double 50th anniversary Demand 'greatly exceeds' expectations YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan has confirmed production of a Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign and opened order books for a 50-vehicle run. The car's exterior, the automaker says - and the images confirm -  is virtually unchanged from the prototype shown in July… Continue reading Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign – with a mind-melting tag

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Nismo Heritage is ‘Go!’ to supply GT performance parts

FAMOUS BADGE: It's known globally as a sign of power and glorious driving. Image: Nissan ROSSLYN, South Africa - Nissan customers says owners can enjoy driving their performance cars longer thanks to a new parts replacement programme available in Japan. The parts went on sale in Japan on December  2018 as part of the newNismo Heritage… Continue reading Nismo Heritage is ‘Go!’ to supply GT performance parts

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Future-proofing Aston classics – a swoppable electric motor

EV solution cleared for Heritage Aston Martins Radical idea to cater for future fuel restrictions Electric motor will stand in for the original engine NEWPORT PAGNELL, England - Global interest in classic cars is said to be growing annually but that in heritage models is at a record high so Aston Martin Lagonda has a… Continue reading Future-proofing Aston classics – a swoppable electric motor

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Next generation Porsche Macan for Los Angeles show

New styling and new technology Revised exterior design Fully connected, integrated satnav ATLANTA, Georgia - The newest version of the popular Porsche Macan sport utility vehicle will have its North American premiere during the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. Prominent among the changes, the automaker tells us, the 2019 Macan will have a new three-dimensional… Continue reading Next generation Porsche Macan for Los Angeles show

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Home-built Super Subaru WRX – just call it a little gem

Superformance model celebrates 30 years Developed exclusively in South Africa Only 30 Limited Edition numbered models for SA JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - As a celebration of 30 years of STi, Subaru SA has created a WRX STi Diamond Edition, a super-sport sedan and the fastest STi yet assembled. If you want one then get yourself… Continue reading Home-built Super Subaru WRX – just call it a little gem