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Drunk driving stats, Ferrari-powered Toyota 86: 5 stories you shouldn't miss

2017-10-30 14:51

Image: AFP / Clive Mason

Rouel van Nelson

Cape Town - From Lewis Hamilton's championship win to a Ferrari-powered Toyota 86, here are 5 stories you shouldn't miss.

Drunk driving, Ferrari-powered Toyota

SA Police crime stats reveal a 1.5% reduction in motorists driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, however the number of individuals found guilty of drunk driving is alarming as we look at vehicle crime stats in SA.

Ryan Tuerck, a professional drifter, took the concept of giving the 86 a power increase to a whole new extreme when he managed to fit a 4.5-liter V8 engine from a Ferrari 458 into its engine bay.

Last but not least, Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth F1 championship at the MexicanGP this past weekend as we look at all the drama that unfloded.

Motoring wrap: 

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