Sneak Peak at the Durban Motor Show

Motorheads, speed freaks and curious local residents will all converge under one roof for the Durban Motor Show. This successful event showcases classic cars, powerful workhorses, roadsters, SUV’s, nippy hatchbacks and luxurious sports cars. Gather amongst the revving, whirring, roaring engines to see the latest models on the market. The classic cars offer a trip down memory lane showcasing iconic models from previous eras, while modern vehicles exhibit the latest technology.

DMS_logoLabelled as an “Old School vs New school” showdown by the Durban Motor Show, this event will get your heart racing. If you are looking for cars for sale Durban dealerships will be exhibiting at this event. You can also browse through trendy accessories such as the latest rims and sound systems. Held from the 7th to 9th November the Durban Motor Show is not to be missed.

History

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The Durban Motor Show has been running for more than 20 years. The first show was held at Westridge Tennis Stadium and it drew crowds of five thousand people. Since its inception, the event has grown to attract thousands of visitors every year. Exhibiting the latest in the car industry, the Durban Motor Show strives to impress its patrons.

Tickets

The Durban Motor Show tickets are reasonably priced, making it possible to take your whole family along for a fun filled day out. Tickets are affordable at R100 for adults and pensioners only pay R65. Children younger than 12 years old can enter the grounds at no charge. Tickets are available at the gate or you can pre-book with Computicket.

Venue

The Durban Motor Show is being held at the Durban Exhibition Centre. The venue has two large halls, gardens and catering facilities with plenty of space to accommodate the crowds who flock to this exciting show. The Durban Exhibition Centre is renowned for hosting prestigious events and is situated on 11 Walnut Road. Visitors can find parking on-site and in nearby parking spots.

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Attractions

Adrenaline junkies will enjoy the SevenSevenSports Freefall with its nine meter drop. If you are courageous enough to jump, it will only cost you R50. There will also be a trick bike stunt performance at this attraction.

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Show off your talent at the Mallaz Customs Pool Party where you can demonstrate how to wheelie. Master the 900 Honda Fireblade and see if you can take the title of Wheelie King. This attraction has no cost.

Durban_Motor_ShowSee the ultimate show down between old and new at “In the Ring with Chad.” Hosted by Chad Luckhof – the display will include classic designs as well as the ultimate in modern technology. Features of this attraction are the 2014 Ford Focus ST, 1902 Ford Model 1902 and the 2013 Camaro. This not-to-be missed display can be seen at no extra cost.

Show off your ride in the Fastlane. This is your chance to amaze the crowds with your car and prizes will be awarded for first place. If you are not entering your vehicle, head to this area anyway to check out the hottest cars.

Don’t miss the internationally renowned le le_richeRiche Brothers who never fail to astound spectators with their impressive stunts. Check out the X-Treme show to see the body positions and techniques that make tricks such the 360 degree bike rollovers possible. The duo has won numerous titles both locally and on the world stage.

There are plenty of attractions for kids and your little ones will love the mini steam train. At R50 it is easy on the pocket. Passengers can enjoy a leisurely trip through the centre and check out the displays along the way. Another family attraction is the fire department demo where children can see what a fireman’s job entails first hand. Other features include a fire pump from 1887 as well as the latest in fire fighting technology.

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