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2018-05-30 19:00

Sergio Davids

Wheels24

In a dramatic new film released by Mercedes-Benz SA, Christopher White, behind the wheel of a self-driving S-Class, returns to scene of his horrific crash 30 later at Chapman's Peak (we've included the original ad at the end of this article).

White, during a moment’s inattention driving along Chapman's Peak, plummeted the equivalent of 30-stories onto the jagged rocks below – a crash that he miraculously survived. Amazingly, he survived the horrific ordeal.

We caught up with Mercedes-Benz Selvin Govender, Marketing Director of Mercedes-Benz Cars South Africa to find out his views on the Chapman's Peak ad, self-driving cars and the state of the SA auto industry.

But first, watch the ad below:


What do you think of the Mercedes film? Do you think self-driving will work in South Africa? Email us



Watch the insane crash that occurred 30 years ago in Cape Town:

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