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TOP 5 FASTEST CARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

by Ellyn Bothma | 07 Jun 2021 | TIPS

TOP 5 FASTEST CARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

ADD SOME VROOM TO YOUR LIVING ROOM.

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

We are all spending more time at home than ever, making it difficult to stay upbeat and entertained. While it may not the best time to get behind the wheel, we have put together a few ways to help automotive enthusiasts get through these challenging times.

THINGS YOUR CAR SAYS ABOUT YOUR PERSONALITY!

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

The car you drive says a lot about your personality. From the make and model to the state of the interior, your car reflects several aspects of your attitude, practicality, and the way you approach life – may it be good or bad.

Not that those LED headlights and bright red paint job aren’t just fun, they’re making a statement about who you are as a person.

Let’s get into the notion of summing you up as a person, based on what you drive and how your car is customized. . .

THE BEST CAR SHOWS TO WATCH ON TV!

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

Automotive TV series has been a television staple for years, so there are plenty of great car TV shows to choose from when selecting what you consider to be the best car TV shows to watch. If you would describe yourself as a car-fanatic and are in need of some must-watch shows featuring cars, on TV, then this list is for you!

This list of car TV shows is a compilation of all the best car repair shows, the top factual car shows, the best sitcoms featuring cars, and the greatest DIY car shows.

WHAT TO GET CAR ENTHUSIASTS FOR CHRISTMAS!

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

Automotive fans and car enthusiasts can be tricky to shop for if you’re not into cars or aren’t an actual gearhead yourself. Especially when you need fresh ideas every year for the same people.

Not to worry! We’ve picked some of the coolest and most useful gifts any car enthusiast would love, from tools that will make your actual car even better to fun accessories for you to sport your Porsche or VW pride.

Although it would be much easier just to ask the person what they want for Christmas – everyone loves getting a gift they truly didn’t expect.

 

ARE YOU READY FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON AND TRAVELING WITH KIDS?

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

“It is a brave parent who can face the prospect of driving for hours – or days – with a gaggle of kids in the back singing ‘Are we there yet?’ on repeat.”

Although a long holiday road trip can be a great bonding experience, too much time together cooped up in a car has its challenges!

To make sure you and your family have the best road trip possible, there are several tried-and-tested tips parents have used for years to make their vacation more affordable, less stressful, and a lot more fun.

With a little preparation and planning, the journey could even end up being better than your destination. Ready to take the wheel? Here are some tips for taking a road trip with kids. . .

BE PREPARED FOR SILLY SEASON!

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

The holiday season is on its way and it’s time to let go of your old car and bring home a brand new one for your family – just in time for Christmas!

With selling your car in mind, we are currently approaching “Silly Season” and safety is key during this time!

You may find that when you’re trying to sell your car privately, a lot of people will try and hassle you out of the price you need/want for your second-hand vehicle.

Incidents will happen where private buyers waste your time, disagree with you on the value of the car, point out unnecessary things just to make you lower your price and make you feel unsafe in your own home.

Luckily, we have solutions to all these problems and tips to help you throughout the car selling process...

HIT OR MISS – CAR TRENDS ?

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

Car trends have been out there since we can remember, and although some are seen as appropriate and “cool” – others really grind your gears.

It’s a pretty great time to enjoy cars. But not everything is completely cool in the automotive world. For every new amazing feature we’re introduced to, there’s something equally as cringe-worthy out there. We have so many trends that have taken over, and many of them require rethinking.

TOP 6 FASTEST-SELLING USED CARS IN SOUTH AFRICA!

by  | 01 Oct 2020 | TIPS

Car dealers have a lot of tricks up their sleeves when it comes to selling the cars they’ve bought (at places like You Drive We Sell) and want to re-sell to the public. From excessive ads to specials at the dealership, their aim is to sell the vehicles on their car-stands as fast as possible!

Although they put a lot of effort into selling, the public has some favorites that any car dealer should take note off – these cars will spend a minimum amount of days at the dealership.

Let’s take a look at the six fastest-selling used cars in South Africa and the average recorded time they spend at the dealership before being bought:

 

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