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2019-01-06 19:00

Robin Classen

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So much has happened in the automotive world during the first week of 2019 as we list the top motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

Find out everything from drivers, previous winners and routes of the 2019 Dakar rally that takes place next week.

White continues to be the most popular car colour in SA and has been for the past 2 years. Take a look at the rest of the colours people prefer.

Top stories of the week

Mercedes-Benz is starting 2019 with a bang with 7 new models due for release later this year. And staying on the German brand, take a trip down memory lane with a 60-year old Mercedes-Benz Ponton roadtrip.

READ: Here are 7 exciting new Mercedes-Benz vehicles headed for South Africa in 2019

Wheels24 contributor Lance Branquinho takes a look at the automotive fails and best engines of 2018. Makes for an interesting read.

The popular Suzuki Jimny could well have a bakkie version as teaser images show. Lance Branquinho takes a deeper look into the history behind it.

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