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6 Reasons Why You Can't Miss the Festival of Motoring

6 Reasons Why You Can't Miss the Festival of Motoring

Continue celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG at SA's most exciting motoring event from 1 to 3 September.

Get ready for the country's most anticipated automative show at Kyalami, Jo'burg – it's a fun day out for the whole family. Expect to be thrilled by supercars, new concept cars, vehicle parades, test drives and vintage beauties – plus a chance to get up close and personal with your favourite Mercedes-AMG. 

Here's what to look forward to when you visit: 

1. Head down to the pits to experience the mind-blowing Mercedes-AMG 63model range and the awe-inspiring Mercedes-AMG GT and GT S.

2. The skidpan is where the serious action happens. Relish the sheer driving performance of the Mercedes-AMG 45,Mercedes-AMG 43 and Mercedes-AMG 63 models as they get put through their paces by AMG Driving Academy instructors.

3. The off-road track is the perfect place to fully appreciate the class-leading Mercedes-Benz SUVs. The iconic G-Class, supreme Mercedes-Benz GLS and top-comfort Mercedes-Benz GLC models will be there.

4. The supercar display at the new John Love VIP launch area will showcase the Mercedes-AMG GTC 50th edition, one of only five in the whole of South Africa. 

5. Discover everything you wanted to know about the new C-Class at the Mercedes-Benz stand.

6. Enjoy delicious gourmet food and artisinal drinks prepared by SA's top chefs while listening to live music or watching a fashion show. The Kids' Zone offers go-karting, virtual driving and painting to keep them entertained while you make another turn at the skidpan or the pits.

Can't wait to go? Get all the information here.

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