Motoring News 3.9.2018 09:55 am

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

Donning a helmet inside a pearl silver sports sedan, Rana Almimoni skids and drifts around a Riyadh park, engine roaring, tyres screeching and clouds of dust billowing from the back.

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed
After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

Haval Motors South Africa launches the new H9
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Haval Motors South Africa launches the new H9

The big new seven-seater H9 drew high praise from judges in Australia’s coveted 4×4 awards in 2017, calling it ‘a machine rugged enough to survive the Australian outback’.
The All-New Renault DUSTER takes tough to new heights
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The All-New Renault DUSTER takes tough to new heights

This unstoppable SUV has now been fully revamped, seven successful years after its original introduction.
Toyota Hilux leads the way in SA
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Toyota Hilux leads the way in SA

To cover possible gaps in the market, there are now 36 Hilux derivatives.
All-new BMW Z4 makes world premiere in Pebble Beach
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All-new BMW Z4 makes world premiere in Pebble Beach

The worldwide market launch will commence in the first half of 2019.
Jeff James Spin Hub at GOG Gardens set to take spinning off the streets
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Jeff James Spin Hub at GOG Gardens set to take spinning off the streets

The Jeff James Spin Hub is a brand new 400 square-metre arena that is to become the official home of spinning in Soweto.
All-new Honda SUV being tested on the road
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All-new Honda SUV being tested on the road

Honda fans will be excited to hear an all-new Honda SUV has been seen out and about on public roads, undergoing testing.
Ford Ranger Raptor is on its way
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Ford Ranger Raptor is on its way

This high-speed desert racer pushes the limits in technology, innovation and driving excitement.
Next-generation BMW 3 Series sedan seen testing at Nürburgring
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Next-generation BMW 3 Series sedan seen testing at Nürburgring

Test runs at the ‘Green Hell’ traditionally serve as a baptism of fire for the drive and suspension technology of newly developed BMW models.
New Volvo XC40 T3 launches in South Africa
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New Volvo XC40 T3 launches in South Africa

The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history.
Hog the road in luxury Range Rover SVAutobiography
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Hog the road in luxury Range Rover SVAutobiography

Latest tech, convenience and ‘green’ materials make it a winner.
Ford Ranger production hits the 500 000 milestone in SA
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Ford Ranger production hits the 500 000 milestone in SA

The half-millionth Wildtrak 3.2 Double Cab, was fittingly painted in the range-topping model’s distinctive Pride Orange colour.
Next BMW i8 might get a powerful four-cylinder engine
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Next BMW i8 might get a powerful four-cylinder engine

Currently, the i8 features a three-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor.
Lamborghini teases Aventador SVJ, Ferrari hints at new model
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Lamborghini teases Aventador SVJ, Ferrari hints at new model

As teaser images go, the latest one issued by Lamborghini, of its next flagship hypercar doesn’t reveal much.
Ford unveils new affordable SUV
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Ford unveils new affordable SUV

One of the first will be the new affordable Ford Territory crossover.
Awesomely fast Rally Finland experienced
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Awesomely fast Rally Finland experienced

Only thing faster than the FIA cars was the rate at which cans of beer were drunk.
Local is more than lekker with refreshed Mercedes-Benz C-Class
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Local is more than lekker with refreshed Mercedes-Benz C-Class

‘This new model is the sportiest and most dynamic to date, and we are confident it’s going to appeal.’
Suzuki Baleno could be sold as a Toyota
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Suzuki Baleno could be sold as a Toyota

The two companies have reached an agreement regarding the first cross-badged car.
Volkswagen considers performance EVs
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Volkswagen considers performance EVs

The company is open about the possibility of an R division EV, but won’t commit until it’s sure it can do justice to the R badging.
Lexus LC Limited Edition to stun Paris motor show
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Lexus LC Limited Edition to stun Paris motor show

This one will be a little more affordable and a lot louder.
With spotlight fading, Detroit auto show moves to summer
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With spotlight fading, Detroit auto show moves to summer

Beginning in 2020, the exhibition of car companies’ offerings will take place in June instead of in January.
Luxurious additions to Toyota C-HR
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Luxurious additions to Toyota C-HR

For 2018, an all-new range topping model is introduced – offering more in the way of style, comfort, convenience and safety specification.
Facelifted Toyota Aygo launches in SA, we have prices
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Facelifted Toyota Aygo launches in SA, we have prices

For the 2018 model year, the Aygo has gone under the proverbial surgeon’s knife and emerged with a fresh new design.
Suzuki gives 2019 Vitara a subtle facelift
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Suzuki gives 2019 Vitara a subtle facelift

As far as the exterior styling changes are concerned, subtle is definitely the word to use to describe them.
9-Hour endurance race returns to Kyalami
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9-Hour endurance race returns to Kyalami

Event will form part of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge.

 

 

 

 

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