2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Image: Newspress / Aston Martin
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Aston Martin takes Super GT to new level

Six-litre V12's power increased to 450kW Suspension honed to even greater precision Carbon-fibre splitter/diffuser, quad exhausts GAYDON, England - Aston Martin has turned up the heat on its Super GT to create the Vanquish S with, the automaker says, sharper styling and greater potency. This the second-generation of the Vanquish’s evolution to S spec has… Continue reading Aston Martin takes Super GT to new level

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Image: Chevrolet / Newspress
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New Camaro smashes own Nurburg record

DETROIT, Michigan - Chevrolet has released a video of a 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7min29.60 - 11.67sec quicker than the previous ZL1 Al Oppenheiser, the Camaro's chief engineer, explained: "To be almost 12sec quicker than the fifth-generation ZL1 is testament to the advanced design and technology of the new ZL1. "From… Continue reading New Camaro smashes own Nurburg record

Audi A5/S5 Coupes launched in SA. Image: Audi SA / Motorpress
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First look: Audi’s A5 Coupes hit UK showrooms

SE, Sport and S line spec on all models Three TDI, two TFSI, engines join A5 Coupé range Flagship S5 in either shell with 265kW / 500Nm LONDON, England - Less than a month after its European debut at the Paris autoshow, the successor to the five-door Audi acclaimed for wrapping high functionality in a captivating… Continue reading First look: Audi’s A5 Coupes hit UK showrooms

2017 Nissan GT-R Track image: Newspress/Nissan
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GT-R Track Edition: One down from the Nismo

Nissan GT-R Track Edition for supercar enthusiasts Sits above Premium, Prestige and Black Edition Enhancements include Bilstein suspension TOKYO, Japan - The Nissan GT-R saga continues... here comes the GT-R Track Edition, top dog over the Premium, Prestige and Black Editions but paying homage to the GT-R Nismo. "As the name implies," Nissan says, "it’s… Continue reading GT-R Track Edition: One down from the Nismo

2017 Audi TT. Image: Audi/Newspress
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Still giving it five: Audi’s latest TT (V)

Most powerful TT in series production 'Supercar pace, quattro adhesion' Top speed heading for 300km/h Its maker, Audi, describes it as a supercar, the most powerful yet of its family, capable of a sub-four second dash to 100km/h and potential top speed of 280km/h thanks to some of the most advanced car-tech on the planet.… Continue reading Still giving it five: Audi’s latest TT (V)

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Jaguar SVR supercar – grandson of the E-Type

Supercharged five-litre V8 for 423kW/700Nm 0-100 in 3.7sec, top speed 322km/h Uprated chassis - but good for commuting Jaguar's all-wheel drive F-Type SVR has arrived in South Africa - as The Corner told you back in January 2016 that it would - with a debut showing at the Kyalami Festival of Motoring in Johannesburg. The automaker… Continue reading Jaguar SVR supercar – grandson of the E-Type

GLC 43 4Matic Coupé. Image: Mercedes-AMG
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GLC 43 4Matic Coupé: Another handsome hunk from AMG

'High level of agility, sporty driving dynamics' Handling from neutral to 'slight understeer' Superformance, on or (mildly) off-road AFFALTERBACH, Germany - Mercedes-AMG has added yet another performance-orientated model to its portfolio: a GLC 43 4Matic Coupé with seriously distinctive looks and dynamic road performance. The car will have its world premiere on September 28 at… Continue reading GLC 43 4Matic Coupé: Another handsome hunk from AMG

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Meet the folk who have the hots for the Smarts

Smart fans set record at Smart Times Annual festival in Germany for first time Beach volleyball girls show a leg HAMBURG and STUTTGART, Germany - Roadster, coupé, cabrio? Petrol, diesel,  electric? Two or four seats? Special or standard? The Mercedes Smart range is huge - as shown by the 3167 Smart folk from around the world at the… Continue reading Meet the folk who have the hots for the Smarts

Nissan GT-R at Kyalami Festival Image: Nissan SA
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408kW GT-R confirmed for Jozi Motoring Festival launch

2017 Nissan GT-R - on track and static Latest version of supercar for Jozi show Keep your cash - they're all sold... JOHANNESBURG - Nissan SA will officially debut its 2017 GT-R supercar at the SA Festival of Motoring at Kyalami - static and on the track. The festival at the racing circuit in northern… Continue reading 408kW GT-R confirmed for Jozi Motoring Festival launch

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Gran Turismo Lexus style: The RC 200t launched

'Grand Tourer' coupe from Lexus stable RC 200t, the most recent addition to the RC range Turbo engine has two running cycles The term 'GT', Lexus says, is often thrown around in motoring circles when referring to two-door coupés but what exactly, the automaker asks, does it mean? Its answer: The term originates from the Italian… Continue reading Gran Turismo Lexus style: The RC 200t launched