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Sistine Chapel to be used for Porsche event

Published by on Oct 20th, 2014, No Comments

Sistine Chapel

Where do you go if you want to have a super exclusive, terribly expensive and one-of-a-kind event – and you are a luxury auto company? Well, why not a place that is decorated with priceless art, in a city known for its rich culture in a venue that has never been used for public events ever?

That place would be the most Holy place on Earth – the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican.

This is the location for a utterly exclusive and super expensive Porsche event. The automaker has announced that they are holding an event in the famed Sistine Chapel as part of a 5-day trip through Italy.

The event is essentially a classical music concert that includes a formal dinner and private tour of both the Chapel and the Vatican Museums.  (more…)

World Car of the Year – Finalists

Published by on Mar 12th, 2014, No Comments

World-Car-of-Year-Awards

The time has come to crown the best efforts, designs and performance in the auto industry. While 2013/2014 has seen many a great car see light, there can always only be one winner.

The World Car of the Year awards have just released their top finalists in each category.

Categories include the Performance Car of the Year, the Green Car of the Year, the Luxury Car of the Year, the Design Car of the Year and, of course, the over winner – The World Car of the Year.

There are three finalists in each category, and let us tell you, it looks to be a super tough decision as to who will eventually have the title.

Check out the list of finalists in each category below:  (more…)

TFL’s Top 10 Cars at the Detroit Auto Show

Published by on Jan 22nd, 2014, No Comments

DAS

While the Detroit Auto Show is still running until Saturday, the 26th, there are already so many things going on that we can’t keep track.

With some amazing debuts, tech advances and basically anything in the automotive industry you can think off being showcased at the show, it’s hard to keep up with all the latest (and super exciting) developments.

However, we did find a very interesting video that we thought we’d share with you.

The Fast Lane Car is a YouTube channel that features everything auto. Needless to say, they checked in at the Detroit Auto Show and picked their Top 10 Favourite Cars on show.

Check out their video below:

Source: YouTube

Carblog visits Cape Town's exotic car dealerships

Published by on Aug 17th, 2007, 6 Comments

Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder

As many “petrolheads” would know, one of the most exciting realms of the motoring world is that of exotics. Thorough-bred sports cars are a good subject on which to spend a weekend afternoon – at least, for those amongst us devoted enough to the boundless thrills of touching, viewing and indeed, driving these beasts. With that in mind, our staffer, known to readers as SLD, spent last Saturday afternoon visiting Cape Town’s exotics dealerships.

The car shown above is the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, and the picture was taken at Bloomsbury. (more…)

It's Official: Sunday 3rd June 2007

Published by on Apr 30th, 2007, No Comments

autostyle

It’s official!!

Our 5th Annual Motorshow will take place on Sunday 3rd June 2007.

This spectacular one-day event held outside our Umhlanga Ridge store officially begins at 8am, though our crew and eager enthusiasts start up from 7am!

IASCA will be on hand for an official IASCA regulated sound-off, Castrol have come on-board with their fan-favourite mobile Dyno Machine and the traditional Autostyle Styling Contest will be judging entrants in various categories including Best Sound Install, Wicked Wheels, Wreck of the Day and much more!

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