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It's almost time for MPH'08 Powered by BP Ultimate in association with DSTV taking place at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate from the 31st January to the 3rd February.

Like last year the MC for the event will be Sasha Martinengo and he will be joined by Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson and Richard 'The Hamster' Hammond.

Joining this iconic line up will be the anonymous test driver "The Stig" and a team of professional stunt drivers lead by Paul Swift.

This year the audience will be treated to an even more spectacular display in the MPH'08 theatre.

The MPH'08 Powered by BP Ultimate in association with DSTV willcombine high quality audio-visual, lighting and sound with the performance art of Paul Swift and his professional stunt driving team.

Comedy, thrills and only planned spills is the theme for this year's event. From the opening video which will feature vehicles in the arena to the closing 3D GATSO DRAGON event, the audience will be kept on the edge of their seats.

Can a Volvo C30 survive a crash into a wall with a family inside? Can you fit an entire cricket team into a Chevrolet Captiva? And can you change a meek VW Polo into a snarling rally car?

To find out the answers to these questions and more, you have to attend MPH'08 Powered by BP Ultimate in association with DSTV taking place at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate from the 31st January to the 3rd February.

You can expect that Clarkson will his usual laconic self when he interacts with Richard 'The Hamster' Hammond and MC Sasha Martinengo.

What is half car racing, and can a 'skid monster' ballroom dance and can a Chevy Spark play soccer? MPH'08 Powered by BP Ultimate in association with DSTV has all the answers!

At MPH07, the audience where thrilled by the Driving Sequence - Tribute To Heist Movies

This year the sequence will feature two Linde forklifts with Opel Corsa Sports.The sequence will finish with Subaru Impreza police cars doing donuts and scaring off the Corsas.

Featuring in Car Parade 1 will be some of the cars that we all dream of owning:

Ariel Atom (450bhp Version)
Aston Martin V8 Roadster
Audi R8
BMW M3
Land Rover Discovery
Porsche 911 Turbo
Fiat 500 (World Car Of The Year 2007)

For the TINY CAR sequence each presenter was given an amount of money and asked to make a tiny car. Did they manage?

Can you make a car out of a suitcase? James May could and did! Sasha will get to reveal it during the TINY CARS sequence.

Bull fight

Matador Chloe Bruce will astound the audience with her high kicks and martial art expertise as she battles the rampant 'bull', the Chevy Lumina Ute.Extremely flexible, her speciality are her high kicks. Each kick can be executed at 180 ° and held there on both legs. This sequence is less about martial arts and more about grace as she avoids the bull's charges to finally defeat it.

Ever sat next to a car at a traffic light trying to break the sound barrier with its sound system? What is the nosiest car? Sound off will have the answer!

Jeremy Clarkson chose the current Touring car Audi RS4. Greatest V8 ever made.Richard Hammond brings on Racing Mazda RX8. Sasha counters with - the MPH Drum Kit!

It's time for Car Parade 2, the ultimate dream cars:

Ferrari 599
Lamborghini Superleggera
Maserati 8C
Spyker C8
Pagani Zonda
Porsche Carrera GT

Hosted by Sasha Martinengo and entertained by Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond, MPH'08 - Powered by BP Ultimate in association with DSTV will run from 31 January to 3 February 2008 at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate.

Tickets prices for adults are R170 (which includes entrance to the exhibition as well as standard seating in MPH'08 theatre for the 90 minute show) and R260 (which includes entrance to the exhibition as well as premium seating in MPH'08 theatre for the 90 minute show) and tickets for children under 12 are R100 (including seating in the theatre, excludes prime time show at 20h00 on Friday and Saturday evening).

To book your tickets, contact Computicket on www.computicket.co.za or 083 915 8000. All prices include Computicket charges.

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