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A summary of the most significant appointments in the motor industry during the fourth quarter of 2010 and the beginning of 2011.
A collection of some of the most newsworthy motor industry developments that took place during the third quarter of 2010.
With the Ford Focus RS heralding the arrival of a new breed of über hot hatches, it was just a matter of time before a segment stalwart like Renault stepped up its game – and the recently-launched third generation Mégane proved the perfect platform.
More than 300 kg lighter than a Gallardo Superleggera, powered by a screaming 419 kW V10 engine and possessed of a radical design hewn from advanced carbon-fibre reinforced plastic technology; the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is a glimpse into the Sant’Agata Bolognese firm’s radical future.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the debut of the quattro, Audi is presenting the Audi quattro Concept: powered by a 300 kW five-cylinder turbocharged engine, featuring a lightweight body and the latest iteration of the company’s quattro permanent all-wheel drive system.
With new leadership, now that Dany Bahar has been as CEO of Group Lotus for just over a year, under full swing, Lotus will be charging for a piece of GT market pie with the likes of the new Elite Concept – widely believed to be the face of the marque going forward.
Audi has launched its fastest open top car, the R8 5,0 V10 FSI Spyder, on the local market.
With the FIA GT3 European Championship as entertaining as this year’s season has proved thus far, Mercedes-Benz has seemingly made the right move in motorsport after Formula One, announcing recently that its SLS AMG GT3 is ready to order for next year.
When the McLaren MP4-12C reaches the South African market next year, it should cost between R3- and R3,5 million. CAR senior journalist Gareth Dean spoke to McLaren’s regional director to get the details on the brand’s local introduction, its tie-in with the Daytona Group and plans for the future.