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Festival of Motoring Johannesburg: Here’s what you need to know

It’s time for the biggest motoring extravaganza in South Africa! Here’s what you need to know about the Johannesburg Motor Show.

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Are you geared up for the 4th annual Johannesburg International Motor Show?

The Johannesburg Motor Show (also referred to as the Festival of Motoring) is set to return to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 22 to 25 August 2019 and promises to be bigger than ever before.

From motoring fanatics to families looking for a fun day out, there’s a motoring experience waiting for you.

Johannesburg International Motor Show: What to expect

The international motor exhibition is said to be a must-visit for all, especially for those who’d like to see its massive display of automotive products such as automotive equipment and essentials, automotive systems and management, automotive services, automotive technologies and other automotive products.

The event will also feature interactive activities and demonstrations and new car launches, self-drive options, supercars around the track as well as the entertaining 4×4 area.

“The 2019 Festival of Motoring will again provide a plethora of interactive motoring entertainment but will also include additional lifestyle, education and family-friendly activities for a more comprehensive motoring experience than ever before.”

According to the Festival of Motoring’s official Facebook page, some additions to look forward to this year includes double the amount of pit doors, a wine garden, plane fly-overs, racing on the track, Round 7 of the Sasol GTC Championship, as well as a focus on edutainment and new technology with the daily Tech Talks, with AutoTrader, where industry thought-leaders will discuss all the latest trends, technologies and improvements.

Time and ticket details

Opening times: 

  • 22 Aug: 9:00 – 18:00
  • 23 Aug: 8:00 – 20:00
  • 24 Aug: 8:00 – 20:00
  • 25 Aug: 8:00 – 18:00

Tickets range from R220 (day pass) to R525 (weekend pass – general access). For kids under the age of 6, you only need R20 and R50 for kids under the age of 16.

Make sure to buy your tickets over here.

Bus details:

A Gautrain bus shuttle service will be provided between the Gautrain Midrand Station and Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The shuttle service will start at 7:00 and end at 20:00 daily, coinciding with the train times.

Weekdays trains run at 10-minute intervals between 6:00 and 9:00 and again between 15:30 and 18:30 and at 20-minute intervals between 9:00 and 15:30 and 18:30 and 20:30. Weekend trains run at 30-minute intervals between 6:00 and 20:30.