Motoring News 19.7.2018 03:21 pm

PICS: Meet the incredible 80-year-old who drove her Toyota from SA to London!

One of the people who took up Toyota’s ‘Start Your Impossible’ global challenge was a plucky 80-year-old from Cape Town…

In June 2017, Julia Albu decided that she needed an adventure. Not just a little cruise, or a trip to an exotic island – a REAL adventure! Something that the likes of Amelia Earhart, Sir Edmund Hillary, Bear Grylls, Marco Polo, and Christopher Columbus would be proud of.

PICS: Meet the incredible 80-year-old who drove her Toyota from SA to London!
PICS: Meet the incredible 80-year-old who drove her Toyota from SA to London!

PICS: Meet the incredible 80-year-old who drove her Toyota from SA to London!

One of the people who took up Toyota’s ‘Start Your Impossible’ global challenge was a plucky 80-year-old from Cape Town…

Mazda SA launches the enhanced CX-3
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Mazda SA launches the enhanced CX-3

Three-year service, factory warranty, road assistance plans and five-year corrosion warranty.
The new models that made a splash at Goodwood 2018
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The new models that made a splash at Goodwood 2018

Here are some of the most important new models that were on display at Goodwood 2018.
McLaren plans new models and going all-hybrid by 2025
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McLaren plans new models and going all-hybrid by 2025

Even though we don’t know what new and offshoot models the company has planned, a driverless model won’t be among them.
Mini unveils very loud and expensive special edition
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Mini unveils very loud and expensive special edition

Without skirting around the issue, it’s orange.
Bentley launches new Bentayga diesel SUV
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Bentley launches new Bentayga diesel SUV

Attractive, techologically advanced, luxurious and very, very quick.
Porsche calls back the past with 911 Carrera T
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Porsche calls back the past with 911 Carrera T

Optimised for sportiness it goes from 0 to 100km/h in 4.5sec.
Bugatti to launch limited-edition Chiron Divo
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Bugatti to launch limited-edition Chiron Divo

Production of the Bugatti Chiron Divo will be limited to only 40 examples.
Porsche could be working on a Cayenne coupe
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Porsche could be working on a Cayenne coupe

The German automaker hasn’t made an official comment about the new model just yet.
Mercedes-Benz teases next-generation GLE
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Mercedes-Benz teases next-generation GLE

The luxury manufacturer has put out a bunch of artist sketches of the interior.
Suzuki reveals new Jimny specification details
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Suzuki reveals new Jimny specification details

The Jimny is a proper off-roader built on a ladder-frame platform with Allgrip Pro part-time four-wheel-drive.
New Toyota Supra to get Goodwood reveal
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New Toyota Supra to get Goodwood reveal

The announcement comes just a day after the Supra was seen undergoing road tests in right-hand drive form on UK roads.
BMW begins production of new 8-Series Coupé
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BMW begins production of new 8-Series Coupé

The new BMW 8 Series Coupe is expected to launch in South Africa in the first quarter of 2019.
Land Rover wants to build its first-ever sedan
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Land Rover wants to build its first-ever sedan

Likely to be called a Road Rover, it will draw its inspiration from luxury rivals like the Audi A4 Allroad and Volvo S90.
Toyota launches new Rush SUV, we have prices
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Toyota launches new Rush SUV, we have prices

The Rush slots slots between the Fortuner and the Avanza.
Suzuki Jimny finally gets an upgrade
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Suzuki Jimny finally gets an upgrade

Engine derivatives have not been confirmed for South Africa.
Here’s the refreshed Ford Figo
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Here’s the refreshed Ford Figo

The latest model brings a fresh new look and equipment upgrades to the range.
Say hello to the new Nissan Micra
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Say hello to the new Nissan Micra

The all-new Nissan Micra is perfect if you’re looking for an injection of excitement in your life.
New Toyota Hilux Dakar launches in SA, we have prices
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New Toyota Hilux Dakar launches in SA, we have prices

The Dakar limited edition sports an all-new face, featuring a more prominent trapezoidal grille and ‘squared-off’ design.
Refreshed BMW i3 launches in SA
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Refreshed BMW i3 launches in SA

The BMW i3 has reigned as the top-selling premium electric car in its class since 2014, not just in Europe but worldwide too.
Here’s what makes the new VW Polo GTI stand out
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Here’s what makes the new VW Polo GTI stand out

We look forward to testing it in the coming weeks for a thorough evaluation.
All-new Suzuki Swift launches in SA, we have prices
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All-new Suzuki Swift launches in SA, we have prices

It is available immediately at Suzuki dealers across South Africa.
Say hello to the new Volkswagen Polo GTI
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Say hello to the new Volkswagen Polo GTI

And it is cheaper than the model it replaces.
Here is the all-new BMW X5
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Here is the all-new BMW X5

Its worldwide market launch will begin in November 2018.
Volkswagen stops making the Polo Sedan in SA
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Volkswagen stops making the Polo Sedan in SA

VW SA explained that ‘the sedan segment is declining in importance rapidly’.

 

 

 

 

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