Festival of Motoring returns in August

30th June 2023 By: Irma Venter - Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

Festival of Motoring returns in August

The Festival of Motoring is revving up for its sixth edition, set to run from August 25 to 27 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand.

"The Festival of Motoring has become an annual must-attend consumer event for the motoring community,” says Michael Dehn, MD of Messe Frankfurt South Africa, the event organiser.

“And we are excited to partner with WesBank once again to bring visitors an even better experience than ever before.”

“The three-day event provides consumers with a unique opportunity to experience new and exciting vehicles, technologies and innovations,” notes WesBank CEO Ghana Msibi.

“It promises to be a lifestyle experiential showcase that puts consumer enjoyment front and centre.”

The festival will include the latest supercars and electric vehicles, to regular street cars and performance rides.

Car manufacturers will also showcase their vehicles on various tracks, including the main circuit, a self-handling track, as well as a 4 x 4 course. 

Brands already signed on for the 2023 line-up include BMW, Mini, BMW Motorrad, Porsche, Bentley, Lamborghini, Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Citroen, Fiat, Jeep, Mopar, Opel, Peugeot, Suzuki, Haval, BAIC and Isuzu.

Motorbike enthusiasts can gear up for the SunBet ZX10 Masters Cup, while visitors can also enjoy demonstration laps from Formula 1 type cars. 

Ticket prices include a complimentary shuttle service to the festival from the Mall of Africa.