Tour de France, By Car

AutoTrader name their top Le Tour automobiles, and give you the chance to win your own.

The Tour de France winds its way through some of the most stunning backdrops on earth, making the world’s ultimate cycle race, the ultimate road trip too. This year AutoTrader, South Africa’s trusted motoring marketplace, invites you to take a virtual motor-tour in one of Europe’s leading automobiles and invites you to enter the competition to buy a brand new car for just 99c.

Learn more about following the Tour de France by car with AutoTrader.

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The #99cNewCar competition is in celebration of AutoTrader's recent unveiling of brand new cars to nearly 60 000 used cars already available on their site. This innovative brand is offering buyers the chance to own a new car for less than the cost of a pan au chocolat.

AutoTrader’s #99cNewCar competition gives you the opportunity to win the chance to buy a new car for only 99 cents.

Credit: AutoTrader

Click HERE to access the competition page

In honour of the Tour de France, AutoTrader have listed their top three Tour picks - brand new European cars perfect for meandering along the world’s greatest race, one of which could, or could not, be the mystery 99c vehicle:

One of Britain’s most legendary sports cars sails through the French Alps and is top of the list – enter the Jaguar. The 2015 F Type S Coupe with its tiptronic transmission and impeccable handling offers an unforgettable two-person glide through the mountains.

Audi’s renowned German engineering makes for machines bred to float through the best of the Tour, whether tackling the toughest mountain climbs or the most enchanting coastline. Treat the family to a Tour in the sleek and spacious Q7 3.0TDI Quattro, or go honeymooning in the peerless 2-door TT 2.0T.

Learn more about following the Tour de France by car with AutoTrader.

Credit: Audi

No Tour would be complete without France’s own Citroën, created by André-Gustave Citroën in 1924. Ranging from the 4x4 power of the C4 SUV to the ultra light and easy DS3 THP 155 Sport, the Citroen’s affordability means double the sights for the same easy price.

Learn more about following the Tour de France by car with AutoTrader.

Credit: Citroën

How to enter the #99cNewCar competition

Follow the clues on Twitter @AutoTraderSA and guess the specs using the #99cNewCar. Each clue will expose a new feature of South Africa’s cheapest ‘out of the box’ brand new car.  As new specs are revealed an advert of the new car will be updated on AutoTrader.co.za, creating a race against time for consumers to hit the ‘buy now’ button once all specs of the new car are revealed. The competition hits its thrilling finale on the Expresso breakfast show, when finalists will participate in a live challenge with the #99cNewCar as the ultimate prize. 

Join @AutoTraderSA from July 20, 2015 onwards to get in on the action. Use AutoTrader’s unique online comparison tool and new search platform to get an edge in the guessing stakes. Good luck!

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