On 28 February, the Motul RC Raceway at Zwartkops, Pretoria, hosted the first round of the 2021 RCX Championship and the warm-up to the National Series. The Zwartkops track was open for both amateurs and South Africa's top RCX competitors in this motorsport.
The format of the 2021 RCX Championship sees participants compete in three, six-minute qualifying rounds followed by a main race lasting from 30 to 45 minutes. The sport also features competitors aged from just four years old to over 65 making it a family fun event.
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The most digitally advanced Golf GTI is set to hit South African shores in the second quarter of 2021.
It comes powered with a 7-speed DSG petrol engine pushing out 180kW.
Standard features include18-inch "Richmond" alloy wheels, VW's lights and vision package, climatronic air conditioning, a heated leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, leather seats, the compound media sound system, 10,25-inch multi-colour InnoVision cockpit, App-Conect, cruise control, parking sensors, wireless smartphone charging and 30-colour ambient lighting....
BMW announced that its all-new 128ti model will be launched in South Africa on Monday, 1 March.
The BMW 128ti features a 2.0-litre engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, a direct offshoot of the variant in the BMW M135i xDrive, as well as exclusive interior and exterior features, giving the car a distinctive appearance.
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Ford Motor Company's philanthropic arm, Ford Motor Company Fund, has strengthened its commitment to road safety by providing funding for the ChildSafe Pedestrian Safety Programme.
The project aims to create safer environments for child pedestrians around school zones, changing road user behaviour and raising community-wide awareness around pedestrian safety.
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Audi has launched its facelifted RS 4 Avant and RS 5 model ranges (Sportback and Coupé). The new models feature a sporty interior with the new MMI touch operating system and a high-torque twin-turbo V6 engine with a power output of 331kW applies an impressive 600Nm of torque in both model ranges.
On the exterior, the front section of the new RS 4 Avant, RS 5 Sportback and Coupé is completely redesigned, with a wider and flatter singleframe. Both models come standard with the RS sport exhaust system which creates a sporty sound experience....
Audi has revealed a refreshed version of the high-performance R8 V10 sports car as Coupé and Spyder models and hosts an even sharper design.
The 5.2 FSI in the Audi R8 V10 performance quattro offers 449kW, with a peak torque of 560Nm, allowing the Coupé to sprint to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, and the Spyder to reach 100km/h 3.3 seconds. The performance sports suspension continues to offer drivers effortless precision and response. The new R8 models also got a facelift on the interior and exterior designs.
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Toyota Motors Europe has unveiled the C-HR GR Sport inspired by it's performance-focused GR models.
The model, first launched in 2016 has had an impact on the C-SUV segment, recording a sale of 120,000 units in its first year Europe.
The 2021 model will feature GR Sport features both on the interior and exterior, enhanced driving dynamics and improved equipment specification that also includes privacy glass, smart entry, LED high beam headlamps and auto-fold door mirrors....
Toyota has revealed its revamped SUV, the Toyota Fortuner. First launched in 2006, the SUV continues to offer a blend of styling, versatility, off-road prowess and practicality.
The 2020 model boasts sharpened exterior and interior styling, enhanced specification levels, new-generation infotainment system, improved power and performance as well as new safety and security features.
Audi has revealed its new TT RS Coupé and Roadster ranges. The TT RS Coupé features a refreshed exterior design with redrawn front and rear ends, five-cylinder: 2.5 TFSI engine, seats with a honeycomb pattern in Fine Nappa leather and an infotainment system in the interior.