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Kalk Bay Veteran Run – 2nd February 2020

One of our favourite annual car runs took place on the 2nd of February 2020. The Kalk Bay Veteran run is for 100 year and older cars.

The first Kalk Bay run took place on the 21st of December 1901 to celebrate the establishment of the Automobile Club of South Africa. The 1901 route was from Greenmarket square to Kalk Bay and back. The current route sees the competitors meet up at the Crankhandle Club in Wynberg Village for the first stop at Kalk Bay harbour and then on to Simons Town.

 

Notable cars included the 1901 Benz Ideal, the 1902 Wolseley, the 1907 Nordenfeldt, a 1912 EMF 30 Roadster, the beautiful off white 1912 Rover Colonial and the newly imported Olive green 1911 Sunbeam

Vintage motorcycle entrants included a  1913 BAT, 1914 Douglas, a 1914 New Hudson and a 1917 Indian

New arrivals at Crossley & Webb – December 2019

At Crossley & Webb we always have high quality collector cars in stock. Recent arrivals in December 2019 include a 1968 Mercedes Benz 280SL Pagoda of very high quality, a concours winning 1956 Porsche 356 A T1, a custom Land Rover Defender to Series 1 spec and a Ferrari 355 GTS with desirable manual gearbox

Contact Jeremy or Gareth for more details: Tel: (021) 462 3558 – E-mail: info@crossley-webb.com

V12 Value – Aston Martin DB11 vs. Ferrari FF – R 2 799 950

The Aston Martin DB 11 and Ferrari FF are V12 powered GT cars each selling for R 2 799 950 at Crossley & Webb.

Performance levels are surprisingly similar with the Ferrari not requiring any turbocharging to achieve it’s numbers.

Which one would you choose?

 

Aston Martin DB 11 V12

The Aston Martin DB 11 is the first in the line of all new generation Aston Martin “second century” cars and has been described by CEO Andy Palmer as the most important car in their history.

The Aston Martin DB 11’s design features make it distinguishable from any other performance grand tourer. The clam shell hood and the “Aeroblade” intakes situated in the front strakes are a few of the key distinct features that make the DB 11 unique. For instance it received positive reviews and feedback from several auto journalists and won the coveted Golden Steering Wheel Award for the most beautiful car of 2017.

Pros:

  • Stylish: Celestial perforated high quality leather with silver stitching
  • Facia and door trimmings in satin chopped carbon
  • Powerful new Twin turbo 6.0 V12 producing 600 BHP
  • 7000 rpm redline
  • Acceleration: 0 -100 km/h in 3.7 s and top speed of 320 km/h
  • All new aluminium platform
  • Adaptable: 3 driving modes: GT, Sport and Sport Plus
  • Seating configuration: 2+2

 

  • Newer than FF – February 2017 model
  • Lower mileage – 5700 km
  • Modern technology and infotainment: Bang & Olufsen audio system
  • Ventilated seats
  • Power seat bolsters
  • Warranty: Balance to Feb 2020 with option to extend

 

Ferrari FF

FF stands for Four seats and Four wheel drive. This is Ferrari’s first four wheel drive car and was described as a revolution by the brand.

 

Pros:

  • Dynamic functional design: shooting brake configuration
  • Highly responsive, powerful and vocal 6.3 l naturally aspirated V12 with 651 BHP
  • 8000 rpm redline
  • Acceleration: 0 – 100 km/h in 3.7 s and top speed of 335 km/h
  • All aluminium chassis
  • Adaptable: 5 driving modes: Ice, Wet, Comfort, Sport & Traction off with independent suspension adjustment
  • Six piston Brembo brake calipers with carbon ceramic disks
  • Seating configuration: four seats
  • High quality Poltrona Frau leather with contrasting stitching in red
  • Versatile: folding rear seats, resulting in superior luggage capacity, luggage capacity: 450 to 800 litres

 

  • Desirable lifting suspension system
  • Panoramic glass roof
  • Reverse camera
  • Comfort seats with heating, lumbar support and memory
  • 2013 model
  • 14 700 km
  • Balance of Seven year Maintenance plan to 2020 with option to extend warranty

 

Contact Jeremy or Gareth on the links below for more details on both cars

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Oily Rag Run – 6th Annual – October 2019

The sixth annual Oily Rag took place this past weekend from the Franschhoek Motor Museum to Crossley & Webb.

The Oily Rag run celebrates survivors older than 50 years in original condition. Oily Rag veterans such as the 1928 Dodge, Armstrong Siddeley and Volkswagen Split window bus were joined by newcomers such as the Mercedes Benz 200 Fin-tail, Porsche 356 and the recently recommissioned  1956 Land Rover series 1 Fire engine.

 

 

 

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Streetcar Trackday – Killarney Raceway – 27th July 2019

We took our Nissan 370Z racecar and Ariel Atom to the Streetcar Trackday at Killarney Raceway this past weekend. This event is held monthly by the Western Province Motor Club and drew an impressive mix and volume of cars including a Ginetta LMP3 racecar, Lotus Exige racer (ex Dawie Joubert), McLaren 650s, Audi R8 V10, a couple of Porsche GT3’s and a tastefully customised Porsche 964.

This is a great regular event to enjoy your performance car in a safe controlled environment and improve your driving skills