BMW’s X5 shows off its off-road prowess at the Sahara Desert

“For two weeks, more than 50 people including engineers, surveyors, technicians, workers and pilots have worked and contributed to realise this incredible project.” Italy’s historic Monza circuit was faithfully reconstructed on 1:1 scale in Merzouga, one of Morocco’s Sahara Desert locations. The 5,8km racetrack stands out among sands and rocks of the Sahara and was […]

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This Nissan Navara is out-of-this-world

Keen to showcase the infinite possibilities of living with a pick-up, Nissan unveiled an out-of-this-world Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept. Developed in the UK in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), the concept vehicle functions as a mobile astronomy lab and features an observatory-class telescope on a bespoke off-road trailer. Billed as the latest […]

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Weekend Read: The history of the Mitsubishi pick-up on its 40th annivesary

It’s 1978, and the world is changing. Space Invaders spreads to arcades across the globe and launches the video game industry. The first automated cellular phone network is being built in Japan and Superman takes off in cinemas. Another product is launched which, over the next four decades, will bring mobility to 4.7 million people […]

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Ford F-150 Raptor showcases neat off-road trick – New Ranger to also benefit

Ford in America has created a new and interesting feature for its upgraded 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor – Trail Control. In a nutshell, it’s like cruise control for off-road driving. This new innovation manages throttle and braking, allowing drivers to focus on steering through challenging off-road conditions. The company says it makes taking Raptor through the […]

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New version of Giant slaying Suzuki Jimny available from November 2018

It’s been a long wait but Suzuki’s highly revered and anticipated Jimny is finally here.   Revealed at the 2018 Johannesburg Festival of Motoring in Johannesburg – the all-new Suzuki Jimny looks set to continue where the old model left off, offering enthusiasts of weekend off-road driving jaunts an affordable but importantly capable alternative. So […]

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Europe debut for SA bound and built Ford Ranger Raptor

As announced a few weeks ago here on www,petrosexual.africa Ford today debuted its South African bound Ranger Raptor at the Gamescom trade fair, in Cologne, Germany. Ranger Raptor will go on sale to thrill-seeking customers in Europe in mid-2019 powered by a Bi-turbo version of Ford’s 2.0‑litre EcoBlue diesel engine married to Ford’s new 10-speed […]

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