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Changing perceptions
A convoy of three Mahindra Scorpio SUVs with scientists from India have arrived in Cape Town, the southernmost tip of Africa, after an epic 35 000 km journey from the Himalayas in India through West-Asia across Africa.

FEATURED: New Audi TT Coupé – New InsighTT
When the Audi TT was launched onto the world stage in 1998, it quickly evolved into a motoring icon. ANGUS THOMPSON travels to Berlin to get a first glimpse of the second generation TT at its world reveal


Diesel delight for Toyota RAV4
Toyota’s latest RAV4 is more stylish and sophisticated than before, but the introduction of diesel power makes it more convincing than ever, reports COLIN MILEMAN

Renault’s new Clio now in SA
It’s larger, sportier and more dynamic than its predecessor. DEON SCHOEMAN drives the new Renault Clio in the Drakensberg, and finds it eclipses the Clio II in a number of key areas
Daihatsu launches new Terios
First seen at the Geneva motor show earlier this year, the new Daihatsu Terios boasts a wider stance, increased interior space and a more powerful 1,5-litre engine.
Media24 acquires topcar, topbike and topdeals
MEDIA24 Magazines has acquired Kemsley & Schoeman Publications for an undisclosed sum, further entrenching the media house’s position within the automotive market.
Leon king
Seat will unveil its hot new Leon FR at this year’s Madrid motor show.


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