New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Nose-lift for all Porsche coupes

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Simply engage this button and TechArt’s hydraulic system effortlessly jacks-up your Porsche two-door by an extra 60mm at the front axle.

Owning a performance car can be taxing.

Beyond the severe running costs (rampant fuel consumption, exorbitant insurance), performance cars are not designed with the whims of the contemporary urban planner in mind.

Speed bumps and 100mm parking garage entrance kerbs are among the hazards performance-car owners encounter when navigating their way around a modern city landscape.

Most performance cars ride as low as possible (for the best stability and handling agility) and sport cheeky chin spoilers (enhancing looks and negligibly increasing front axle downforce).

Suffice to say, the combination of a low-riding performance car and modern urban road design does not make for happy motoring.

Give your Porsche two-door a lift

To rectify this German aftermarket tuning specialist TechArt (better known for its outrageous Porsche performance upgrades) now has a comprehensive range of front-axle nose lift hydraulics available for all Porsche two-door models.

TecArt’s nose-lift system adds 60mm of additional front-axle ground clearance at the push of a button, located either in the roof panel (Boxster/Cayman) or centre console (on all 911s).

Impeccably engineered, TechArt’s nose-lift system has been certified by Germany’s stringent TÜV agency and is fully integrated with Porsche’s standard stability and traction control intervention systems.

Whether you own an entry level Boxster or 911 GT3 RS road racer, with TechArt’s nose-lift system hidden behind the front wheels even the most ambitiously paved parking garage entrance won’t spoil your Friday night social progress.


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