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Top new models for SA

From Renault's new Alaskan bakkie to the latest models at the Frankfurt motor show bound for SA.

Electric cars in SA

The debate on whether or not Electric Vehicles (EV) are viable in South Africa rages on.

Whoa! Watch a Smart car outrun a Mustang

2014-05-29 14:28

WELL PLAYED, SMART CAR: A modified Smart ForTwo, sporting a 1.5-litre super-charged Toyota engine, humiliates a Shelby Mustang on a drag strip. Image: YOUTUBE

A tiny Smart ForTwo vs a Ford Mustang in a drag race. No contest right? A video was posted on YouTube shows a crazy duel between the little hatchback and iconic muscle car!

Incredibly the ForTwo outruns the Mustang, complete with a wheelie at the start of the race.

VIDEO: Smart car vs Ford Mustang

Yes, the 2008 ForTwo in the video is heavily modified sporting a four-cylinder 1.5-litre engine from a Toyota Paseo. The engine delivers so much power that the little city car is lifted off its front wheels momentarily.

At 23 seconds in to the clip, the pocket-rocket catapults itself off the start line and incredibly, pulls ahead of the Mustang.

MUSTANG FOR SA

South African fans of the Ford's iconic muscle car can look forward to the redesigned version arriving on our shores in 2015.

The Mustang  forms part of a local model assault as Ford plans to launch 15 new vehicles in SA by 2017.

NEW SMART FORTWO

Smart is gearing up to launch its new generation ForTwo in 2014. Spy photographers spotted the new city car undergoing testing in Sweden. The new ForTwo will also form the base for a stretched version of the city car called the Smart ForTwo+2.

What an epic wheelie:
             
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