Lexus LC500 vs Mercedes-AMG GT

When a Lexus, that isn’t the revered LFA, arrives at your door with a price tag of a cool R1.7-million, it’s somewhat difficult not to draw parallels with super sports cars of a similar price tag reports AutoTrader. After all, isn’t that what the consumer does? Weighing up the pros and cons. The Lexus LC500 is one of those that will get you thinking. Only a minuscule amount of people out there have that sort of money burning a hole in their pocket and would be able to frivolously spend it on a sports coupe.

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So what does the Lexus LC500 go up against in the local market. R1.7mil will get you a lot of car if you’re not specifically looking for a coupe, but if that’s your bag, then you may be looking at the likes of the Porsche Carrera. In which case, it will be the GTS. The BMW M6 is a bit of a stretch, but the M4 is well within ‘budget’ before you spec it. One of the best value propositions happens to be the Mercedes-AMG GT, which goes for similar money. I’ve spent time with the GT and thoroughly enjoyed it, but when faced with the choice, how does it stack up? Read More…

 

 

Autostyle Motorshow 2017

The 14th edition of the Autostyle Motor show is back. Please save the date Sunday 17 September 2017. This event is 2 years in the making and we have decided to take it to the next level. Autostyle Motorshow will now take place at the only Motorsport South African approved Race Track in KZN, Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone. We have finally found a venue that can accommodate our loyal patrons and fans that have supported the show over the last 15 years.

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Kershan’s Wings

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Kershan Naidoo, a 35 year old pilot, was admitted to a hospital in the Umhlanga area on 4 January 2017 to undergo a straight-forward procedure to fix his broken arm. While in theatre and after anaesthetic had been administered to him, his brain was starved of oxygen for approximately 12 minutes. Kershan remained in a semi-vegetative state for months; the prognosis did not look good as doctors could not say, if, or when he would wake up and what his neurological condition would be like. Yet his story is one of faith, hope and courage in facing one of the most difficult battles any person would ever have to. Here is Kershan’s story. Read more…

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