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2018-07-15 16:11

Sean Parker

We're well into the second half of 2018 and we thought we'd look back at which stories topped the automotive charts on Wheels24. 

It's no surprise that one of the most talked about new models locally is the first bakkie from Mercedes-Benz.

The announcement of local pricing for the X-Class was easily the most read story from January to June 2018. 

Other popular stories we featured include videos of a hijacker being shot at by a potential victim and a bakkie being dragged into the ocean in KwaZulu-Natal. 

These are the five stories that dominated the motoring world in 2018 so far: 

1. Mercedes-Benz reveals X-Class pricing for SA 

2. 'Blatant lawlessness' - dashcam captures reckless motorists in Pretoria

3. Record fuel price hikes for South Africa

4. WATCH: Bakkie dragged into the ocean by waves in Ballito

5. WATCH: Hijacker out runs getaway car after being shot by victim

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