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Fmm Bugattis at Val De Vie

Fmm Bugattis at Val De Vie

Following on from the SA Historic Grand Prix Festival taking place in East London on 25 November, there will be a garden party at Val de Vie on December 1-2 where the participating overseas and local grand prix cars from the 1934-39 era will be part of over 120 of the country’s classic cars on…

Datsun museum opens

Datsun museum opens

As Datsun celebrates the fifth anniversary of its return to SA, the Datsun Heritage Museum has just been opened in Bothaville in the Free State. Owned by car enthusiast Freek de Kock, the museum has a collection of 118 Datsun and Nissan vehicles including a 240Z, a 1600 SSS, a 1971 first-generation Nissan Skyline GT-R…

Mustang goes wide

Mustang goes wide

Riding on the back of Mustang’s ongoing strong local sales performance, Shelby South Africa has introduced a new concept in Ford’s legendary pony car’s 52-year history – the Wide Body. Based on the Shelby Super Snake, the Wide Body conversion is aimed at increasing grip and handling of the supercharged 5,0 V8 Mustang. Adding approximately…

Schumacher Display

Schumacher Display

From 16 June 2018 onwards, The Michael Schumacher Private Collection, including cars, race-worn helmets and other memorabilia from his F1 days, will be displayed at an old airport in the Germany city of Cologne. Schumacher’s family fiercely protects his privacy after a near-fatal brain injury in a skiing accident, and the current condition of the…

Road To Race

Road To Race

ROAD TO RACE Road To Race is a new South African tuning house offering a line-up of Ford Rangers and a Mustang that have received a significant level of re-engineering to deliver a unique range of bespoke performance Fords. In collaboration with SA car and boat racing legend Peter Lindenberg, the RTR range was designed,…

James Hull car collection

James Hull car collection

£100 MILLION TO SPARE? A car-obsessed dentist who has amassed Britain’s biggest private car collection is selling the whole lot for £100 million. James Hull, 53, who founded the James Hull Associates chain of dentists, owns more than 450 rare and classic cars. With cars represented from every decade since the 1930s, the collection includes…

Nation-wide Early Ford Survey

Nation-wide Early Ford Survey

Mike Leisegang, Chairman of the Model A Club of South Africa) is conducting a survey gathering information on what early Model Fords are still in South Africa. For those of you who own or drive early model Fords, please e-mail Mike at club@modelaclubofsouthafrica.com to obtain a survey form. The survey sets out to establish only the model,…

Fiat Chrysler launches new Alfa Romeo Giulia at FMM

Fiat Chrysler launches new Alfa Romeo Giulia at FMM

Plaaspad, FMM’s test facility on the L’Ormarins Estate, has been a venue for some recent new car media launches and the latest company to make use of the facility was Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa, who introduced the new Alfa Romeo Giulia to the mainstream local press in early-March. Two model lines were launched, three…

SA Coty Opel Astra

Opel Astra SA COTY

The Opel Astra took top honours in the 2017 WesBank South African Car Of The Year contest. Facing tough competition in a 10-vehicle strong line-up the Astra impressed the COTY Jury with its roadholding and build quality. Each vehicle’s final score was determined by points awarded for Exterior Design & Styling; Interior Use of Materials;…

CARVAULT OPENS

CARVAULT OPENS

A new specialised vehicle storage and detailing facility has just opened in Cape Town. Carvault is situated at 1 Copperfield Road, Salt River and caters formlong- and short-term storage for all types and ages of vehicles, including motorcycles. All vehicles booked in for storage will undergo a multi-point check and will have a full valet…

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