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Cape Town - From the six worst congested cities in SA to clips of taxi drivers behaving badly... we list the top 10 SA motoring stories.

TomTom has released its 2017 Traffic Index listing Cape Town as SA's most congested city. Johannesburg has been praised by the satnav specialist for its efforts in reducing traffic. 

A number of vehicles were also launched this week, including the Mahindra TUV300 and Hyundai Creta. We drove the Creta and walked away relatively impressed by the new crossover.

Readers share their views regarding 6 taxi drivers displaying reckless behaviour in SA.

Check out our list below:

1 Worst traffic in SA? Joburg no longer tops in congestion

Johannesburg has seen a significant improvement in traffic congestion, reports TomTom in its 2017 Traffic Index. The report reveals the worst traffic in South Africa...

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2 2017 Hyundai Creta in SA: Will the new crossover be a best-seller?

'It would seem that Hyundai’s latest offering, the new Creta, could perhaps be the steal in its segment,' writes Wheels24's Charlen Raymond.

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3 Illegal spinning in SA: Driver narrowly avoids cheering crowds

Illegal spinning events in SA can be incredibly dangerous as a new video shows. Watch as a BMW driver nearly slams into cheers bystanders and nearby cars.

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4 New Bentley Mulsanne Speed: 'It’s not a pretty car and neither should it be'

'It does too much too well, and with an endless supply of charm and torque. It’s an irresistible beast, really,' writes Alexander Parker as he test drives Bentley's new Mulsanne Speed.

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5 WATCH: Smashed-up taxi spotted driving along a SA freeway

A taxi in horrendous condition has been spotted driving along a South African freeway.

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6 Reckless driving: 6 taxi drivers behaving badly

Reckless, aggressive, inconsiderate ... Minibus taxi drivers are notorious for dangerous road behaviour in South Africa.

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7 WATCH: BMW M2 CS spotted testing at Killarney?

'I heard six-cylinders filling the air around Killarney, and went to take a closer look,' Ray Leathern captured two high-performance BMWs lapping the track ,could one of them be the M2 CS?

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Navara, Amarok, X-Class... New bakkies for SA

Volkswagen Amarok, Nissan Navara, Renault Alaska... We look at upcoming bakkies headed for South Africa.

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Jislaaik! Land Rover water-skier turns heads in Bloemfontein rain

When heavy rain poured down over Bloemfontein, Leander Pienaar made the best out of torrid weather; he strapped on a pair of skis, attached himself to a Land Rover and went skiing!

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10 New Mahindra TUV300 launched in SA

Mahindra South Africa has included another model to its range. It's called the TUV300: it has seven seats, a 1.5-litre engine and costs less than R230 000.

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