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Lamborghini restoration! Rebirth of the ’71 Countach LP 500

CERNOBBIO/SANTÁGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy – The historic Countach LP 500 has returned, entered in a class reserved for concept cars, at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este as a passionate reconstruction carried out by Automobili Lamborghini’s Polo Storico. It took more than 25 000 hours of work for an unnamed collector and the contribution of the Lamborghini… Continue reading Lamborghini restoration! Rebirth of the ’71 Countach LP 500

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SA national auto sales take leap with Spring

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: South Africa’s retail motor dealers fared better than expected through September 2021 with overall new vehicle sales of 43 130 units 15.8% better than the 37 237 sold in the same month a year earlier. The data came from Mark Dommisse, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers’ Association, after analysis of figures distributed… Continue reading SA national auto sales take leap with Spring

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Bugatti Bolide: The most beautiful hypercar

Bugatti Bolide voted 'world's most beautiful hypercar' 'Most extreme Bugatti sport car yet created' Want to know how much - ya gotta read on... 2021 BUGATTI BOLIDE: Image: Bugatti PEBBLE BEACH, Monterey - The Bugatti Bolide, revealed in 2020 as ''the most extreme Bugatti yet created'' by the French luxury marque and later confirmed at… Continue reading Bugatti Bolide: The most beautiful hypercar

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Saffer Hill boosted to president of Ford Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa -  Ford Motor Company has announced leadership changes for its International Markets Group with South Africa's Neale Hill appointed president of Ford Africa from October 1 2021. Dianne Craig, markets group president, told The Corner his mission would be to transform and modernise Ford across Africa through the regional HQ in Morocco.… Continue reading Saffer Hill boosted to president of Ford Africa

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Keep it in the family: The benefits of sticking with your franchise

ONCE-UPON-A-TIME the normal deal for buying a brand-new car included a service/maintenance plan for a number of years that specified franchised parts as part of that plan - as per the sales agreement. Automotive PR expert ILANA SALANT refreshes your knowledge of the new system... EXPERTS ONLY! Using a franchised dealer or service operation means… Continue reading Keep it in the family: The benefits of sticking with your franchise

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Half of American auto market sparking for electric

2021 MINI COOPER SE: It's the American version now available there - but with electric power that the younger generation seems keen to buy. Image: Mini USA WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey - A consumer survey carried out by MINI USA has found that more and more Americans want to electrify their daily commute and shopping.… Continue reading Half of American auto market sparking for electric

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Nissan Patrol: Proud legacy tops seven decades

ON PATROL - Or should that be the the Nissan Patrol rolls on towards its eightieth decade? Image: Supplied PRETORIA, South Africa - The Nissan Patrol was launched into the South African sport utility vehicle market seven decades ago and, since, has moulded the genre. That made it part of a global market and its… Continue reading Nissan Patrol: Proud legacy tops seven decades

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New Jeep: It’s a Cherokee and launch will be streamed

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - The legend continues... an all-new 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee, including an electric 4xe version, will have their world debut on Wednesday, September. 29, 2021. This the fifth-generation Cherokee has been created on a legacy as the most-awarded SUV yet, so shattering expectations by bringing the most technologically advanced, luxurious, and 4x4-capable… Continue reading New Jeep: It’s a Cherokee and launch will be streamed

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Suzuki SA bidding to launch next GSX-S1000 GT

BLITZING THE ROAD IN BLUE: Suzuki's GSX-S1000 GT in action on the Capes awesome road's. Image: Supplied JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Excitement continues to build in countries around the globe for their local arrival of Suzuki's GSX-S1000 GT - an upgraded motorcycle with a fresh electronics package. Unfortunately for South Africa, the bikes have to… Continue reading Suzuki SA bidding to launch next GSX-S1000 GT

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Mahindra goes bush with cute S4 Game Viewer

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Mahindra SA believes it has a reliable, capable, affordable solution for tourist operations as guests are welcomed back to South Africa's lush bush country. The automaker says its S4 Pik Up Game Viewer has a full manufacturer 's warranty, features suited to game farms and tour operators and includes 4x4 drives.… Continue reading Mahindra goes bush with cute S4 Game Viewer