Best Music To Drive To
Best Music To Drive To In South Africa
Happiness is a car full of fuel and an open road with nowhere in particular to go. When you think about it what else do you really need, besides some good driving music to help satisfy the aural senses. And since it’s a South African road trip, we think it’s apt that the list should be picked from a pool of South African artists from all walks of life. Here are our top picks of all time in no particular order:   1. Nkalakatha, by Mandoza Dubbed as South Africa's unofficial national anthem, this award-winning kwaito song is a must on our list. Even though Mandoza himself grew tired of performing this song, we haven’t grown tired of listening to it.   Listen to it here:   2. Vulindlela, by Brenda Fassie Another South African award-winning song, this one by the Queen of South African Pop who also gave us the Weekend Special. Vulindlela,  meaning ‘to make way’ or ‘open the gates’ is an apt song for a pleasant road drive to nowhere in particular.   If you haven’t seen this video clip of three young men jamming to Vulindlela that went viral this year, then you saw it here first:   3. ParadiseRoad, by Joy This song went to no. 1 on the charts and stayed there for nine weeks, becoming the unofficial South African national anthem at the time. Recorded in 1980, the song was a song of hope that still holds true today, and is bound to bring a lump to your throat as you drive into the blazing South African sky. Listen toit here:   4. GreatHeart – Johnny Clegg Even those born after the 90s will know the name Johnny Clegg. This legendary South African musician needs no introduction, just a few lines out of the song to illustrate why we chose this as one of the best South African songs to drive to: There's a highway of stars across the heavensThe whispering song of the wind in the grassThere's the rolling thunder across the savannaA hope and dream at the edge of the skyAnd your life is a story like the windYour life is a story like the wind   Listen to it .here: 5. Fords Nissans Toys en Beetles, by Brasse vannie Kaap South African music is as diverse as its landscape and culture. One of the pioneers of Afrikaans hip-hop was was a group that hailed from the Cape Flats. Their style of music was predominently ‘Caperikaans’ rap as it was then dubbed, or adialect of Afrikaans as spoken in the Cape Flats.    Listen to it here:   6. Weeping, by Bright Blue This list would not be complete without the huge sound of this iconic South African song. What’s a drive on the wide, open road without dramatic drums and smooth sax?     7. Another Universe, by Arno Carstens Another South African music great, Another Universe is sometimes referred to as ‘A Galaxy of Blue’. Few songs can beat driving to with lyrics that say, “nobody needs to know where we’re off to.”   Watch the video here:   8. Homeless by Ladysmith Black Mambazo Paul Simon said this about LBM:“It isn’t merely the grace and power of their dancing or the beauty of their singing that rivets the attention, but the sheer joy and love that emanates from their being.” We believe the sheer joy of their music can have a positive affect on a drive, which is, after all the whole idea.   Watch the video here:   Bonus tracks that need no introduction or explanation: Another Country, by Mango Groove AfricanSky Blue, by Johnny Clegg     Note: Little is known about the impact of music while driving on our physiological state and performance. Studies demonstrate that listening to music while driving influences mood which in turn can impact driving behaviour,and that listening to music can positively impact mood while driving, which can be used to affect state and safe behaviour.   Looking to buy a new second hand car to take out on the open road? When you buy a used car from Auto Pedigree, you get quality, value, and choice from a wide variety of vehicles at dealers countrywide. Take advantage of our deal assistance promotion today and get more value from your trade-in vehicle.   Disclaimer: Auto Pedigree and the authors make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or by following any link on this site. Auto Pedigree and the authors will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. Auto Pedigree and the authors will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.  
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The Ultimate A List Of Cars
This Father's Day, we celebrate our love of cars with what we believe to be the best source of information on the "best of" cars. From the coolest and the hottest, to the most expensive and the greatest, this is our list!   The Coolest Cars in the World As puts it, "Cars don't just appear, they evolve." In this list of the fifty coolest cars in the world, we step back into history and appreciate the technology and style of the past to see how modern automotive efforts sizes up against the past.   Which of these do you remember?   1.     1967 Gurney Eagle-Westlake MK1 2.     1967 Mazda Cosmo 3.     1969 Lola T70 4.     1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5.     1967 Ferrari 330 P4 6.     1967 Ferrari Dino 206 GT 7.     1967 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale 8.     1966 Oldsmobile Toronado 9.     1966 Alfa Romeo Spider 10.  1965 Matra Djet Read the full list with images:   The Hottest Cars of All Time To make this list of hot one hundred cars, the only hard and fast rule was that at least one fully drivable specimen had to have been manufactured. So if you thought you knew your cars, read this fascinating list. These are 10 out of a list of one hundred picks:  1.     Jaguar XJS (1975 - 1996) 2.     Lotus Esprit (1993 - 2004) 3.     TVR Griffith (1991 - 2002) 4.     Bugatti Type 57 (1934 - 1940) 5.     Dodge Viper (1990 - 2010) 6.     Ford Boss Mustang (1969 - 1970) 7.     Hudson Hornet (1951 - 1954) 8.     Lotus Elise (1996 - present) 9.     SS Cars SS100 (1936 - 1940) 10.  Talbot-Largo T150 CSS (1938)  Read the full list with images:   The Most Expensive Cars in History What makes a car expensive? A number of obvious factors contribute to the cost of a car, such as manufacturing, research and development, labour, and materials. Other factors however are what is more interesting. A car's price tag can easily increase just because of a name badge or its heritage rather than the mod cons that it comes with. That is why you will probably not see many new cars in this list:  1.     1962 Ferrari 250 GTO - $38.1 Million (R508,46M) 2.     1957 Ferarri 335S - $35.7 Million (R476,43M) 3.     1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 - $29.6 Million (R395,03M) 4.     1956 Ferrari 290 MM - $28 Million (R373,67M) 5.     1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale - $26.4 Million (R352,32M) 6.     1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spider - $25 Million (R333,64M) 7.     1964 Ferrari 250 LM - $17.6 Million (R234,88M) 8.     1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlineta Speciale - $16.5 Million (R220,20M) 9.     1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa - $16.4 Million (R218,87M) 10.  1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider - $15.9 Million (R212,19M) 11.  1954 Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione - $15.4 Million (R205,52M) 12.  1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato - $14.3 Million (R190,84M) 13.  1998 McLaren F1 'LM-Specification' - $13.75 Million (R183,50M) 14.  1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta 'Tour de France' - $13.2 Million (R176,16M) 15.  1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight - $13.2 Million (R176,16M) Read full details with fascinating facts, figures, and images:   The Fastest Street Cars in the World No "A" list of cars would be complete without a list of the fastest cars in the world. But as Wikipedia puts it, "comparing claimed speeds is difficult as there is no standardised method to determine top speed, and no authority to verify such claims." Therefore, due to inconsistencies and dubious claims from various sources, we chose Wikipedia as the most trusted source for our list as they arrived with their conclusions based on certain criteria. This is their list of record-breaking street-legal production vehicles - post 1945 and over 200km/h only: 1.     1949 Jaguar XK120 - 200.5km/h 2.     1955 Mercedes Benz 300SL - 242.5km/h 3.     1959 Aston Martin DB4 GT - 245km/h 4.     1963 Iso Grifo GL 365 - 259km/h 5.     1965 AC Cobra - 266km/h 6.     1967 Lambhorgini Miura P400 - 275km/h 7.     1967 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona - 280km/h 8.     1974 Lamborghini Countach LP400 - 288km/h 9.     1982 Lambhorgini Countach LP500 S - 293km/h 10.  1984 Ferrari 288 GTO - 303km/h 11.  1986 Porche 959 - 317km/h 12.  1987 Ruf CTR - 342km/h 13.  1993 McClaren F1 - 370km/h 14.  2005 Bucatti Veyron 16.4 - 408.47km/h 15.  2010 Bucatti Veyron Super Sport - 415km/h Find more details with fascinating facts, figures, and images:   The Greatest Cars of All Time There are a multitude of opinions on what makes a car great and even more on which ones those are. Since this is subjective and depends on the viewpoint you're standing from, one reason we like this list is because of the title " The 50 Most Iconic Cars in History": 1.     1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic 2.     1948 Tucker Torpedo  3.     1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato 4.     Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB 5.     1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Coupe 6.     Ford GT40 7.     Aston Martin DB5 8.     1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale 9.     BMW M1 10.  AC Shelby Cobra 427 Read the full list with details and images:   What kind of car suits your dad? Auto Pedigree has a wide range of cars that will not be the most expensive, but definitely be the best quality used car you can afford. If quality and low mileage is important to you, why not visit one of our branches and browse around.      Disclaimer: Auto Pedigree and the authors make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or by following any link on this site. Auto Pedigree and the authors will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. Auto Pedigree and the authors will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.        
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