TOYOTA’S 5 CONTINENTS DRIVE PROJECT A GREAT SUCCESS IN AFRICA

Toyota has just completed its fifth consecutive leg of the 5 Continents Drive (5CD) Project in Africa. The Africa leg comprised two routes: Arusha, Tanzania to Sandton, South Africa as well as Windhoek, Namibia to Durban, SA. The first drive, led by Team 1 Captain Bundo-san covered more than 4 000km and had included countries such as Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.

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Team South Africa wins 2018 International Spirit of Amarok

Johannesburg – Team South Africa has won the fourth edition of the International Spirit of Amarok competition, which is the only amateur 4×4 precision driving championship with international status. Set in Mpumalanga’s unforgiving and rugged terrain from 30 September to 5 October, this years‘ International Spirit of Amarok was a test for both man and machine.

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News: Hyundai ranked 6th among global automotive brands

Hyundai Motor has been ranked among the highest valued brands in the world once again, according to the latest rankings published by global brand specialist Interbrand. Hyundai’s global brand value grows 3% since 2017 to a company record high of US$ 13,5 billion (about R 200,8 billion).

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The Porsche 911 Speedster will go into production

Dubai. The concept study, presented during the 70th birthday of the sports car manufacturer, will be produced as a limited special edition: Porsche has decided to start producing the purist Porsche 911 Speedster in the first half of 2019. Exactly 1,948 units of the open-top two-seater will be built.

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New Peugeot 5008 challenges the market of seven seaters

SA Festival of Motoring: Peugeot 5008 release

We were fortunate to catch a glimpse of the all new Peugeot 5008 at the recent South-African Festival of Motoring. This new SUV will compete in the seven-seater segment and brings with it the usual striking appeal of all Peugeot cars. Not only does the new 5008 promise to be a world-renowned people-carrier, but is also well equipped with all the latest technologies.

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Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years

A record number of six awards

Stuttgart, 5 June 2018 – The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the world for the third year running in the 2018 International Engine of the Year Awards.

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