Road tests 13.9.2017 09:30 am

ROAD TEST: Blood brothers – VW Golf GTD and R

The cars come with a full house of safety and assistance systems.

Okay, they are related, but at the same time they couldn’t be more different in how they go about their business or appeal to potential owners.

ROAD TEST: Blood brothers – VW Golf GTD and R
ROAD TEST: Blood brothers – VW Golf GTD and R

ROAD TEST: Blood brothers – VW Golf GTD and R

The cars come with a full house of safety and assistance systems.

Who wins the multimillion-rand supercar shootout?
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Who wins the multimillion-rand supercar shootout?

Who has won the local performance power battle between supercars of note?
The Audi stable’s R8 rock star
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The Audi stable’s R8 rock star

The V10 plus is the fastest production Audi to date with a 0-100 figure of 3.2s
Audi R8 debuts during star-studded event
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Audi R8 debuts during star-studded event

Audi SA hosted an exclusive Driving Experience Event at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Thursday.
Born on the track, built for the road: the all-new Audi R8
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Born on the track, built for the road: the all-new Audi R8

The naturally-aspirated V10 mid-engine guarantees tremendous performance, especially in the V10 Plus version sporting 449kW.
New Mercedes-Benz C 350 e brings plug-in hybrid technology
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New Mercedes-Benz C 350 e brings plug-in hybrid technology

Efficiency, dynamism and comfort – the best of three worlds.
Tough Italian Fullback a true allrounder
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Tough Italian Fullback a true allrounder

Fiat’s new workhorse comes purpose built for work and play.
Mouths water for Lexus LC
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Mouths water for Lexus LC

Supercar-like proportions complement a V8 engine and 10-speed automatic gearbox.
Razor-sharp BMW M2 Coupe
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Razor-sharp BMW M2 Coupe

Inspired by the history of BMW in motor racing, the M2 Coupe makes no secret of its massive performance potential.
VW’s GTI Clubsport: an instant cult classic
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VW’s GTI Clubsport: an instant cult classic

Volkswagen’s benchmark hot hatch has been ruling the streets for more than 40 years.
2016 Prius dawns the future of motoring
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2016 Prius dawns the future of motoring

There’s no need to creep around apologising for trying to save the planet.
Ducati’s four in one Multistrada 1200
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Ducati’s four in one Multistrada 1200

The 160hp Ducati Testastretta DVT engine is equipped with a new exhaust system.
Beetle Dune set to make a splash
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Beetle Dune set to make a splash

Off-road looks and new designs define the Beetle Dune’s powerful character.
New BMW brings elegance and space
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New BMW brings elegance and space

Sadly only the 320i, 320d and 340i Gran Turismo models will be available in SA.
BMW enters the hybrid ring
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BMW enters the hybrid ring

Intelligent hybrid powertrain control optimises electric motor efficiency.
Fiat’s feisty new 500 comes to SA
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Fiat’s feisty new 500 comes to SA

The New Fiat 500 hasn’t grown in size, but is packed with technology and its historic Italian flair.
Meet the pinnacle of Mercedes SUVs
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Meet the pinnacle of Mercedes SUVs

New networked control systems enhances the superior driving experience.
Another sensible hatch from Suzuki
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Another sensible hatch from Suzuki

The most aerodynamic car Suzuki has ever produced shows exceptional agility.
Mercedes’ new GLS: A seriously luxurious SUV
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Mercedes’ new GLS: A seriously luxurious SUV

The powerful GLS 500 4MATIC V8 biturbo engine generates 335kW, bringing enhanced performance.
Urban mobility returns with new Smart cars
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Urban mobility returns with new Smart cars

Lots has changed in the past 10 years as SA embraces smaller, fuel-efficient cars.
Self-driving Volvo to be tested on streets of London
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Self-driving Volvo to be tested on streets of London

Swedish carmaker Volvo on Wednesday announced it would give self-driving cars to people to test on the streets of London in 2017.
Performance meets heritage with Porsche’s 718 Boxster
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Performance meets heritage with Porsche’s 718 Boxster

Their heritage means these roadsters have impressive driving dynamics.
Frugal XF does the business
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Frugal XF does the business

Bullied by the weak rand, but buyers will not be short changed by the Jaguar.
Nissan unveil fresh 2017 GT-R
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Nissan unveil fresh 2017 GT-R

This model boasts the most significant changes to the GT-R since its introduction.
The sexiest Rolls Royce yet
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The sexiest Rolls Royce yet

It’s impossible to make an objective judgment about a Rolls Royce Dawn.
Jaguar create ‘A piece of history’ with Project 7
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Jaguar create ‘A piece of history’ with Project 7

F-Type Project 7 is a perfect example of a car that invites you to indulge your passion.

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