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On the road during lockdown

Here's what motorists should know.

Meet Smokey Nagata

The man behind the legendary twin-turbo V12 Toyota Supra build.

Rolls-Royce first super-luxury SUV in SA, how many X-Class models were sold in 2018? - New Models Wrap

2019-07-27 10:43

Leigh-Ann Londt

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The engines of the above-mentioned cars have been used for decades to modify vehicles in South Africa, turning everyday cars into track beasts, along with spinning the car-mod culture on its head. Specifically the 2JZ engine of the previous Supra.

If you are a dedicated off-road adventurer, or need to haul heavy loads to remote locations, a 6x6 is far superior to a 4x4.

The name of the new SUV is linked to South Africa as the Cullinan was the name given to the largest diamond ever found. It was found at a mine in Gauteng in 1905.

Earlier in 2019, Mercedes-Benz released its annual financial report. Most telling was sales data relating to its X-Class bakkie - more than "14 000" units sold in 2018, which compared to rivals is staggeringly low, reports Mercedes-Benz.

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