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Cape Town - What a week it's been in the automotive industry; Uber is facing yet another scandal for reportedly paying a ransom to hackers who exposed 57-million riders information and BMW's new X3 made its local debut. 

Mzansi was blessed to have some of the world's best drivers battling on gravel and tar at the World RallyCross in early November, but did you know some of them stayed on to compete in the Gymkhana Grid event? Check out the action here. 

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1. The new Aston Martin Vantage: 4.0-litre twin-turbo petrol V8 engine producing 375kW/685Nm. Top speed is 313km/h and 0-100km/h takes 3.6 seconds. It’s also the first Aston to be fitted with an electronic rear differential. Wow! 

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2. This crazy pile up that happened at the Macau Grand Prix... 

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3. We drove the new BMW X3 this week in George and Knysna, check out this cool video of the SUV taking on a gravel pass. Read Sean Parker's driving impression here. 

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4 Mini and X-Raid unveiled their JCW Buggy that'll compete at the 2018 Dakar. 

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5 World famous rally driver Ken Block was in South Africa showing off his skills at Gymkhana Grid.

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6 And finally... automotive safety group 'Global Ncap' in partnership with the Automobile Association of SA, tested five popular hatchbacks sold in South Africa with the aim to highlight the lack of standard safety equipment on entry-level cars on sale in Mzansi. 

For the full results click here... and below watch one of SA's best-selling cars, the Polo Vivo, endure a frontal crash test. 

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