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Top 11 motoring stories of the week

2017-06-09 14:49

Rouel van Nelson

Cape Town - Insane storms, destructive fires, flooded roads... motorists in the Western Cape felt the brunt of nature's fury this week.

All eyes were on the Western Cape as adverse weather affected the province. Amidst the devastating storms in Cape Town, we looked at how best to prepare for emergencies on the road.

Badly parked cars

In other local news, we featured a cool story on how long it would take local soccer stars to pay off their cars and also a beautifully painted 1950'S BMW Isetta by SA artist Esther Mahlangu. 

Internationally, a Russian road safety organisation, showed how it deals with illegally parked vehicles in the city center.

Here are the top 11 motoring stories of the week.

1. 12 items you'll need in an emergency


2. Horror Knysna fire: 12 ways to handle fires on the road

 

3. 'Stop a road douchebag': Muscle men lift poorly parked car

4. New car seat safety harness in SA 'could be harmful' - Wheel Well

5. Here's how long it would take top local soccer players to pay off their cars

6. Return of the Dragon: China's new car-assault on SA

7. Hyundai's new Elantra arrives in SA


8. Pimped-out Hyundai: New Tucson Sport in SA


9. Drivers bewildered by twisting Chinese interchange

10. Deadly Isle of Man TT claims more riders


11. Amazing SA Art Car: Mahlangu’s classic BMW Isetta

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