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Top 10 books of 2013

2013-12-25 09:00

2013 saw a slew of fantastic book releases. We highlight our favourites.

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Give me summer! Give me sunshine!

2013-12-04 09:08

The Women24 team has some serious Novemberitis issues

Give me summer! Give me sunshine!

2013-11-29 09:21

The Women24 team has some serious Novemberitis issues

Monza GP - sixth win for Vettel

2013-09-08 14:17

All eyes were on Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton when the 2013 Italian F1 GP howled off the grid at Monza on Sunday after he fluffed qualifying to start 12th. Would he fight back to the front of the pack?

Dani wins, Marc steals second

2013-05-05 17:23

Dani Pedrosa streaked away to win the 2013 Spanish MotoGP but the highlight was rookie Marc Marquez' aggressive pass on Lorenzo.

Spanish front row for Jerez GP

2013-05-04 15:18

Once again it's an all-Spanish grid for a 2013 MotoGP start with Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) taking his second pole of the season.

Bahrain: Peaceful protest gassed

2013-04-21 18:40

Bahrain police fired tear gas in clashes with youths ahead of Sunday's 2013 F1 GP after thousands rallied peacefully on Friday.

Honda CB1000R: A polished gem

2013-04-12 12:44

'Tame' versions of race engines in everyday bikes have created gems and lemons, says DRIES VAN DER WALT. The Honda CB1000R...?

Qatar: Jorge wins, Rossi the hero

2013-04-07 21:52

You've been waiting since November for today - so here are the results of the floodlit 2013 Qatar MotoGP races at the Losail track in the city of Doha.

Lots of s(miles) at BMW Bike Fest

2013-03-27 10:25

Goudini Spa in the Western Cape played host to the 2013 annual BMW Bike Fest which saw 350 BMW motorcycles on display, writes DAVE FALL.

2013 Malaysian GP: Practice 2

2013-03-22 10:05

Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen set the quickest time in a rain-hit second practice session at Sepang ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Australian GP qualifying postponed

2013-03-16 10:02

Pouring rain and number of crashes has resulted in the qualifying round of the 2013 Australian Grand Prix to be postponed to Sunday, March 17.

Govt goes to war on bad driving

2013-03-15 13:37

Speeding, dangerous overtaking, fatigue... safety on the road over the Easter break has a lot more to do with a driver's attitude than simply making sure your vehicle is road-trip ready.

Here's how F1 2013 will end...

2013-03-14 09:47

The start of the F1 season is also the time to stick one neck out... here's Wheels24's F1 writer DIETER RENCKEN's forecast for 2013.

Reader: SAGMJ 'out of touch'

2013-03-07 10:53

Wheels24 reader ANTON DEKKER believes the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists is "insignificant and out of touch with their country."

2013 Coty: What readers say...

2013-03-07 09:44

"The Porsche winning? Ridiculous," says Wheels24 reader DIRK VAN DER MERWE after the announcement of the 2013 SA Car of the Year.

DJ Run: 2013 is the Centenary

2013-03-06 09:19

Every year since 1970, about this time, many intrepid riders take part in the international Johannesburg-Durban Rally (the DJ run). This year will be the centenary.

SA's top-selling cars: Feb 2013

2013-03-04 11:46

The vehicle market in SA remains stable with 53 220 sold through February 2013, according to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa.

'13 Hyundai CRDi: Life's a cruise

2013-03-02 11:11

Ever wondered how life on the road would be if ALL cars were diesel? Slower, less-aggressive, cleaner, drivers relaxed, engines barely beyond idle at 100km/h. Like the 2013 Hyundai i20 CRDi Glide...

Taxpayers to pay for MEC crash?

2013-02-26 11:46

The Eastern Cape provincial treasury will decide who will pay the R171 000 bill for mending MEC Phumulo Masualle's Merc ML 500 after it crashed into a bakkie.

VW's topless icon returns

2013-02-25 09:07

The grandchild of the original convertible Beetle will go on sale in Germany with three limited editions for those who would prefer 1950's, 60's or 70's styling.

Fresh Sparks fly at Chev launch

2013-02-21 21:58

Chevrolet's Spark minicar is not only being assembled in South Africa now but has also adopted global styling changes as dictated by Head Office. It happened in Durban...

Volvo's redesigned six for 2013

2013-02-21 08:46

In 2013 Swedish automaker Volvo will embark on what it calls "the most extensive development of existing models" in its history with tweaks and redesigns to six products. GALLERY

2013 Volvo XC70 - ruggedly posh

2013-02-21 08:15

The 2013 Volvo XC70 - the redesign has produced rugged sophistication for all-terrain adventures

 
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Top 10 books of 2013

2013-12-23 13:47

2013 saw a slew of fantastic book releases. We highlight our favourites.

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Vehicle stats: Tough Nov, roll on '14

2013-12-03 11:29

Numsa strikes, car-carriers’ strike, parts manufacturers strike and the usual before-end-of-year sales slowdown - but 2014 should be a top sales year.

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Check out the weird and wonderful outfits from the preliminary show leading up to the Miss Universe final.

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Celebrity deaths 2013

2013-07-17 09:13

With the death of Nelson Mandela, we take a look at the other famous faces who left us too soon.

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Shock finish to MotoGP Jerez

2013-05-05 14:54

Joint championship leaders Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa making up an all-Spanish front row, 111 000 spectators - and the fight was on from the start.

Sugarbelt 400 back at Eston

2013-04-29 08:53

The SA Cross-Country championship will return to Eston, near Pietermaritzburg, for the first time in three years with the Toyota Sugarbelt 400 over May 17/18.

Blown tyre costs Lewis 5 places

2013-04-21 10:07

Lewis Hamilton's hopes of winning the Bahrain GP took a heavy knock on Saturday when he was given a five-place grid penalty.

'Unwelcome' Lewis' tale queried

2013-04-20 07:42

McLaren has questioned Lewis Hamilton's story that he was recently "thrown out" of that team's garage.

China GP: Things get personal

2013-04-10 08:13

The Chinese GP will see different kinds of rivalry, this time between team mates instead of rival teams.

Video: Nissan GT newbies crash

2013-04-03 12:26

'Professional drivers in training', having graduated from PlayStation to "real world" driving, take their toll on Nissan’s 370Z cars at the 2013 GT academy. It's Nismo's crash compilation.

Lots of s(miles) at BMW Bike Fest

2013-03-26 08:27

Goudini Spa in the Western Cape played host to the 2013 annual BMW Bike Fest which saw 350 BMW motorcycles on display, writes DAVE FALL.

Reader's Ride - Honda NC700X

2013-03-19 10:23

Wheels24 reader ANDREW PERKIN says his Honda NC700X "runs on the smell of an oil rag and handles like a kart".

2013 Australian GP: Practice 3

2013-03-16 07:47

Sebastian Vettel's dominance during practice sessions came to a halt as his Red Bull suffered hydraulic failure during the third practice session ahead of the Australian Grand Prix.

Reader's Ride - Honda NC700X

2013-03-14 11:55

Wheels24 reader ANDREW PERKIN says his Honda NC700X "runs on the smell of an oil rag and handles like a kart".

Top Gear stunt - Lambo flip

2013-03-11 12:32

Could you jump over a moving supercar? Watch as one brave stuntman flips over a speeding Lamborghini Murcielago at a Top Gear Festival.

2013 SA Car of Year named

2013-03-07 10:42

It's been a long time coming but the 2013 South African Car of the Year has (finally) been named - the Porsche Boxster. Most Wheels24 readers, however, don't agree...

2013 SA Car of Year named

2013-03-07 07:54
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It's been a long time coming but the 2013 South African Car of the Year has (finally) been named - the Porsche Boxster. Most Wheels24 readers, however, don't agree...

DJ Run: 2013 is the Centenary

2013-03-06 08:50

Every year since 1970, about this time, many intrepid riders take part in the international Johannesburg-Durban Rally (the DJ run). This year will be the centenary.

'13 Hyundai CRDi: Life's a cruise

2013-03-04 10:18

Ever wondered how life on the road would be if ALL cars were diesel? Slower, less-aggressive, cleaner, drivers relaxed, engines barely beyond idle at 100km/h. Like the 2013 Hyundai i20 CRDi Glide...

Hyundai's fuel-cell future

2013-03-01 07:25

Hyundai has become the world’s first automaker to begin mass-production of zero-emissions, hydrogen powered vehicles with its ix35 Fuel Cell vehicle.

Porsche man's new Chery

2013-02-26 10:20

Chinese automaker Chery is counting on an ex-Porsche designer for its future models. Will Hakan Saracoglu be the inspiration the automaker needs?

Hot tamale! New Fiesta in SA

2013-02-22 08:45

Ford's latest Fiesta four-door hatch has arrived in South Africa with a new design, interior tweaks and a new one-litre engine. Is this one hot tamale? SERGIO DAVIDS finds out…

Spark van: A flash of genius

2013-02-21 21:58

Not every business needs a bakkie: think florist, travel agent, pharmacy, boutique, milliner, bakery, courier, pizza delivery guys. A small van, perhaps...?

2013 Volvo S80: More sophisticated

2013-02-21 08:41

The new Volvo S80 has been redefined for 2012 both inside and out, giving it a classy character.

Hot 228kW RS Q3 headed for SA

2013-02-20 08:53

Audi handed its Q3 over to its performance arm quattro GmbH, who turned the German automaker’s SUV into a 228kW beast. Check out the new RS Q3 headed for South Africa!

 
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