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Sugar Rush Classic @ Holla Trails

17 June 2018

Join us for a fun packed day at The Sugar Rush Classic at Holla Trails Ballito. Mountain Bike Madness! Read more

Range Rover Velar Customer Drive

11 March 2018

Range Rover Velar Customer Drive to The Chefs Table in Umhlanga Read more

Jaguar E-Pace Launch 8th March 2018

08 March 2018

We recently had the privilage of launching the incredible Jaguar E-Pace on the 8th March, look out for this HOT number on the roads! Read more

Zimbali Lakes Delivery

02 March 2018

New Fleet Delivered to the Zimbali Lakes Sales Team We are proud to be associated with this prestigeous development. Read more

FabMags 10 Year Anniversary

01 March 2018

Huge congratulations to the Fab Mags team on 10 years of publication! We were honored you chose our venue to have your celebration breakfast. Here's to another 10 years! Read more

Blythdale 4x4 Event

27 January 2018

Fantastic day spent with our SMD Clients at Blythdale Bowl 4x4 experience. Read more

SMD Family Day

09 December 2017

SMD Recently held the first of our Carnival Days on 9th December 2017! What a fantastic day had by all! Read more

Sugar Rush - Zulu Ninja Race

02 December 2017

Outdoor enthusiast vehicle display at Zulu Ninja Race Read more

Sugar Rush - Marriot Ballito Beats

29 October 2017

The SMD Group was proud to safely drive Arno Carstens & Ard Matthews at thsi past weekends concert at Sugar Rush Park..... Read more


29 October 2017

SEFAC Recently joined SMD for a day of F1 racing! Read more

The Science of Tough

10 October 2017

All the proof you need... Read more

Extreme East Expedition - Kingsley Holgate

01 October 2017

All the planning has been worthwhile and the excitement is growing as we set off on the Extreme East expedition in specially kitted-out All New Land Rover Discoveries! Read more

The Sun City 400 Cross Country Race

16 September 2017

The Sun City 400 cross country race lived up to its name this past weekend, with clear skies, a scorching sun and an unforgiving landscape setting the scene for the fifth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS). Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable scored the fourth podium in a row with third place in Class T Read more

Jaguar Landrover Steers the Future....

11 September 2017

Jaguar Landrover steers the future...Read More Read more

Ride & Drive

02 September 2017

Jaguar Landrover Ride & Drive Experience Read more

Land Rover Delivers Hope to South African Red Cross

26 October 2016

• Head office and dealerships collected 14 326 essential items for donation to South African Red Cross Society • South African Red Cross Nursery School in Vereeniging visited for handover • Part of Hope Crosses Any Terrain initiative to create opportunities for 12 million people by 2020 • Watch video here: https://youtube/nmeplhDVWYU Read more

Jaguar Land Rover Drives Forward Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

21 October 2016

• In a UK first, Jaguar Land Rover collaborates with other manufacturers to trial new connected technologies that allow cars to talk to each other • Connected and Autonomous Vehicle technologies will help make driving safer and cleaner in the future • Showcasing three research technologies, including a car that knows what speed to travel at to ensure traffic lights are always on green Read more

Jaguar Land Rover Opens Ice Driving Academy In Sweden

21 October 2016

• First Jaguar Land Rover ice driving academy offers thrilling experiences on a frozen lake in Lapland • Feel the precision and capability of high-performance Jaguar F-TYPE, F-PACE, Range Rover Sport and classics including the Jaguar Mark II and Land Rover Series I • Visit or for more information and to book • Watch the video Read more

Championship Goes Down to the Wire at Season Finale

18 October 2016

• Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable tied for Class T championship lead • Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer currently fourth in class • Final showdown at Atlas Copco Gold 450 in Gauteng on 28 and 29 October 2016 Read more

Updated: Panasonic Jaguar racing finishes 12th in Formula E debut in Hong Kong

11 October 2016

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Jaguar Land Rover Announces noodle from British band Gorillaz as global ambassador

07 October 2016

• Noodle to drive skills gap campaign inspiring young people to become future engineers and innovators and to join the @JaguarRacing crew, watch the video: • Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest R&D investor, underscores its commitment to ‘Race To Innovate’ using the championship as a platform to develop the next generation of electric powered road cars and to inspire the next generation of engineers Read more

2017 Route Revealed

06 October 2016

The 2017 route has been unveiled and we hope you are impressed (see all the details below). It is the culmination of many months of work by the route team, which has included scouring the countryside for new trails, riding the various routes, negotiating with landowners, finding suitable race villages and much more. We are very grateful to them. Read more

Kingsley Holgate returns from successful Chew Bahir Expedition

05 October 2016

• Living Traditions expedition to Ethiopia completed in 66 days • 38 707 lives touched changed through humanitarian efforts • 10 000 children taught the importance of elephant conservation Read more

Ford Sales Remain Upbeat Despite Struggling New Car Market

04 October 2016

• Ford's year-to-date share climbs to 14.4%, up 2.1% compared to 2015 • Strong for Fiesta and Focus in 2016 contribute to 13.4% share for September • Ranger up 5.7% month-over-month, exports total 5 494 units Read more

Panasonic Jaguar Racing to make Fia Formula E Racing debut in Hong Kong Eprix

04 October 2016

• Hong Kong ePrix marks Jaguar’s return to motorsport • Jaguar Land Rover underscores commitment to ‘Race to Innovate’ • Championship platform to support development of next-generation electric powered road cars 
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Local Production Begins for Expanded Ford Everest Range

04 October 2016

• New Everest production commences at Ford's Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria • Range set to increase from two to eight models including XLS, XLT and top-spec Limited • Introduces new 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine, option of 4x4 or 4x2, manual or automatic Read more

Clean Sweep for NWM Ford Performance at Sun City 450

01 October 2016

• Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable claim Class T victory, tied for championship lead • Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer finish second, scoring third podium of the year • Qualifying: 127km, Loop 1: 152km, Loop 2: 152km, Total: 431km Read more

Vodacom 4 U Spring Fair

01 October 2016

Please come and support the SMD group at Ballito Spring Fair this coming Saturday and Sunday held at Sugar Rush. Fun for the whole Family!! Read more

When Legends Meet: The Range Rover and Zenith El Primero Chronograph

30 September 2016

• New partnership sees Range Rover link with historic watch maker Zenith • New Zenith El Primero Range Rover features a ceramised aluminium case, inspired by Range Rover product Design and Engineering • Specially-developed new chronograph shares official world debut presentation with new Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic in Paris Read more

Reveals, world records, green lights and chequered flags: Jaguar Land Rover takes centre stage in Paris

29 September 2016

• New Land Rover Discovery with unrivalled capability, versatility and technology on show in Paris • World record at New Discovery world premiere event: 5.8 million LEGO bricks in 13m-high model of Tower Bridge • New Jaguar XF Sportbrake confirmed, to be revealed in 2017 • Global motor show debut of Jaguar I-TYPE ahead of debut Formula E season Read more

Land Rover Reveals New Discovery

29 September 2016

New Discovery is highly desirable with unrivalled capability and technology like no other. It has been designed from the outset to enable Land Rover customers to live the lifestyle they aspire to. The result is the best family SUV in the world. • The New Land Rover Discovery is a full-sized, three-row, seven-seat SUV with unbeatable capability and versatility • It embodies Land Rover’s drive to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure • New Land Rover Discovery on sale in South Africa from mid-2017 Read more

2017 WesBank South African Car of the Year Finalists announced

27 September 2016

The finalists for the 2017 WesBank South African Car of the Year competition, South Africa’s premier motoring event, are (in alphabetical order): Read more

Turning up the Heat at the Sun City 450

23 September 2016

• Sun City race in Pilanesberg returns to cross country calendar • Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable second in Class T, remain in title chase • Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer up to fourth in championship Read more

Experience the new Jaguar F-Type SVR in 4D

13 September 2016

• Jaguar F-TYPE SVR makes its cinema debut in revolutionary ad campaign • Filmgoers can experience the SVR in 4D cinema • First 4DX cinema in Gauteng to launch this summer • Watch the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR video here: Read more

Neil Woolridge Motorsport Conquers Rally dos Sertoes in Brazil

12 September 2016

• Dominant 1-2 victory for NWM Ford Rangers after 7 days and 3 212km of racing • Overall victory for NWM-built Ranger of X Rally Team's Cristian Baumgart / Beco Andreotti • SA's Lance Woolridge takes second place and final stage win in debut international race Read more

Podium Finish for Woolridge and Dreyer in Malalane

27 August 2016

• Third place in Class T for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer on Nkomazi 450 • Tyre troubles and punishing route sees Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable ending fifth • Qualifying: 101km, Loop 1: 154km, Loop 2: 154km, Total: 409km Read more

Article in The Bugle

24 August 2016

SERVICE EXCELLENCE AND THEN SOME: Meet the JLR Service Department Experienced, Passionate and Committed team. Read more

Jaguar F-Type SVR and Range Rover Evoque Convertible headed for South African festival of motoring

22 August 2016

• Jaguar’s all-weather supercar to make its local debut at SAFM • Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be unveiled • Jaguar and Land Rover models available for driving on track and off road Read more

Class T Championship Battle Resumes in Malalane

18 August 2016

• New route for Nkomazi 450 race in Mpumalanga • Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable currently second in Class T championship • Exciting tussle for the top expected between championship leaders Read more

Polo goes above and beyond with Land Rover

18 August 2016

• Land Rover provides polo gear for development players • Two players given an opportunity to develop their polo careers • Team Above and Beyond to play at the Land Rover Africa Cup Read more

Gamers Drive Ford GT in Forza Motorpsort 6 for 48 Hours at Le Mans to Set New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

18 August 2016

• Five Gamers each race Ford GT in Forza Motorsport 6 for 48 hours 29 minutes to set a new Guinness World Records title for "Longest video marathon on a racing game" • Surviving on power naps, sweets and energy drinks, the gamers set the record while racing around the simulated circuit used for the Le Mans 24 Hours, where the real-life Ford GT race car won earlier this year • GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title presented on Microsoft stand at Gamescom, Europe's biggest interactive games trade fair. Earlier this week, Ford released a video that shows drone pilots tackling course with a drifting Focus RS, smoking Mustang, and a robot Read more

Ford Targets Fully Autonomous Vehicle for Ride Sharing in 2021, Invests in New Tech Companies, Doubles Silicon Valley Team

17 August 2016

• Ford announces intention to deliver high-volume, fully autonomous vehicle for ride sharing in 2021 • Ford investing in or collaborating with four startups on autonomous vehicle development • Company also doubling Silicon Valley team and more than doubling Palo Alto campus Read more

Advanced new driver technologies for Range Rover Sport

17 August 2016

• Pioneering autonomous driving technologies introduced to Range Rover Sport, including Advanced Tow Assist and Blind Spot Assist • Low Traction Launch technology enhances all-terrain capability • Larger 10-inch touchscreen for new market-leading InControl Touch Pro infotainment • New exterior Design Pack enhancements and broader choice of colours introduced • The 2017 Range Rover Sport will be launched in South Africa in early 2017 Read more

Ford Earns Three Exporter of the Year Merit Awards

16 August 2016

• Best Exporter OEM Merit Award complements 2013 and 2015 category wins • Recipient of SJM Flex Environmental Merit Award for the fourth consecutive year • Winner of the IDC Job Creation Merit Award Read more

Digital "Defender Journes" records most memorable trips in Land Rover's iconic off-roader

15 August 2016

• Online platform allows people to plot treasured journeys on a digital map and upload their pictures and films as part of the Series Land Rover and Defender legacy • Almost 400 journeys have been recorded, from wedding proposals under the stars, to 18-month expeditions through Africa • Online archive an inspiration for Land Rover engineers and designers working on New Defender Read more

Elevated Performance and Desirability for 2017 Range Rover

11 August 2016

• New Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic derivative combines Range Rover desirability with enhanced dynamic performance • Innovative semi-autonomous driving technologies including Advanced Tow Assist and Intelligent Speed Limiter join unique All-Terrain Progress Control system • Market-leading InControl Touch Pro infotainment system features enhanced 10-inch touchscreen display • New All-Terrain Info Centre and Low Traction Launch systems support Range Rover’s all-conquering all-terrain capability • Watch the video here: • Pricing starts at R2 999 100 Read more

Fiesta Puts Positive Spin on July Sales for Ford

02 August 2016

• All-time sales record for Ford Fiesta on 1 740 units in July 2016 • Ford the second best-selling brand overall, year-to-date share climbs to 14.9% • Month-on-month increase of 13.1% Read more

Conquering Adversity to Keep Championship Alive

30 July 2016

• Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable finish fifth in Class T at Lichtenburg 450 • Crucial points secured to keep championship battle alive in second place • Qualifying: 83km, Loop 1: 191km, Loop 2: 191km, Total: 465km Read more

Ford Announces College Community Challenge Winners in South Africa; R350 000 Donated

29 July 2016

• Five university-based community empowerment projects receive approximately R70 000 (5 000 USD) each from the Ford Motor Company Fund • Forms part of Ford's College Community Challenge (C3) run in conjunction with global NPO Enactus • Projects selected from Durban University of Technology, North-West University, Tshwane University of Technology, University of Pretoria and Vaal University of Technology Read more

Neil Woolridge Motorsport Rises from the Ashes to Continue Championship Campaign

28 July 2016

• Against all odds, NWM back in the championship fight with customer Class T Ford Ranger on loan • Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable hoping to salvage crucial points at Lichtenburg 450 • Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer unfortunately out of action Read more

The Bugle

26 July 2016

Jaguar Ballito's Dazzling F-Pace Launch! Read more

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Continues Global Podium Streak with Third-Place Finish at Northeast Grand prix at Lime Rock Park

24 July 2016

• With p3 finish at Lime Rock, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has finished on every IMSA and FIA World Endurance Championship race it has competed in since the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship race at Laguna Seca in May • Global podium streak extended to six in IMSA and FIA WEC competition Read more

Land Rover 'Game-Changing' artifical intelligence will help Sir Ben Ainslie make history

22 July 2016

• Sir Ben Ainslie says Land Rover’s artificial intelligence (AI) could prove the difference in bid to win the America’s Cup for the first time for Britain • Land Rover’s big data processing and machine learning technology will help Land Rover BAR create the world’s fastest match racing catamaran • Ex Formula 1 engineer Richard Hopkirk hails Land Rover’s power to crunch ‘F1 levels of data’ as crucial in pursuit of marginal gains • Land Rover’s Self Learning Car technology helping to crack the code for increased boat performance • Land Rover BAR team aims to bring home world’s oldest sporting trophy to Britain for the first time in its 165-year history • Land Rover BAR race in Portsmouth, UK, 22 – 24 July for next leg of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Read more

NWM Ford Performance Ready to Light up LIchtenburg

21 July 2016

• All-new 450km Lichtenburg race for round 4 of Donaldson Cross Country Championship • Chris Visser and Ward Huxtable aiming to extend Class T championship lead • Only six points separate Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer from third place Read more

Ford Ready to Re-engage in the WEC Championship Battle at Germany's Nurburgring

17 July 2016

• FIA World Endurance Championship battle heats up in Germany for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing • Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla lead driver's championship in #66 Ford GT Read more


24 June 2016

Land Rover ambassador Kingsley Holgate and his team embarked on a legendary expedition to a storied region in Ethiopia, first documented in 1888 by Hungarian explorer Count Sámuel Teleki de Szék. Read more

Versace at SMD

24 June 2016



24 June 2016

Time is Running out - Tick Tuck Tick Tuck Read more

Jaguar F-Pace delivers capability and sports car thrills

24 June 2016

The All-New Jaguar F-PACE has been engineered from the outset to deliver the driving experience that sets all Jaguars apart from the competition. Jaguar took everything that gives its sedans and sports cars class-leading dynamics and applied them to the All-New F-PACE, its first ever SUV. Read more

Ford Wins Le Mans!

20 June 2016

After a titanic battle with the #82 Ferrari, the #68 Ford GT took the lead for the final time in the 20th hour of the race. Hand was behind the wheel on the three occasions that the Ford passed the Ferrari, rekindling a 50-year-old rivalry between the two car manufacturers. Read more

Botswana Desert Race the Toughest Test of All

17 June 2016

As the only 1 000km marathon event on the 2016 Donaldson Cross Country Championship calendar, this represents five times the distance of the preceding race, the first-ever 200km Vredefort Super Sprint held in May - thus making it an extreme test of endurance for the crews and the vehicles alike. Read more

Ford GT Takes Pole Position for Le Mans 24 Hours

17 June 2016

LE MANS, France, June 17, 2016 - The #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT will start the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours from Pole Position in the LM GTE Pro class after German racer Dirk Müller posted the fastest time of 3m 51.185s during Wednesday night's qualifying session. The #69 Ford GT will line up alongside the #68 and the #67 and #66 Ford GTs will start Saturday's race in fourth and fifth positions respectively. Read more

LEGO Ford GT Race Car Goes on Display in Le Mans

15 June 2016

What is the Le Mans 24 Hours? The Le Mans 24 Hours race is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923. Since 2012, the Le Mans 24 Hours has been a part of the FIA World Endurance Championship and this year it will be the third race of the series. Read more

All-New Ford GT Earns the 2016 Gene Ritvo Award for Design and Elegance

27 May 2016

• The 2017 Ford GT has won the Gene Ritvo Award, which honors the best in design in the automotive world. The honor is awarded to the concept or vehicle that best defines elegance in design. • Entries were judged by the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) in conjunction with design experts from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Mass. • The groundbreaking design of the all-new 2017 Ford GT combines style and elegance in a sleek, stylish and powerful silhouette Read more

Jaguar Land Rover joins the celebrations for HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday Party

15 May 2016

◾Jaguar Land Rover joins HM The Queen and members of the Royal Family to celebrate 90th Birthday at Windsor event ◾ 900 horses, 1500 participants and 7 award winning Jaguar F-TYPE vehicles feature in spectacular evening of music, song, dance and equestrian displays, broadcast live on ITV ◾ Her Majesty's extraordinary birthday cake towed into arena by Land Rover Discovery. Read more

Caffe Lusso

12 May 2016

SMD welcomes Caffe Lusso to our World! Read more


11 May 2016

• Jaguar Simola Hillclimb asserts its position as South Africa’s premier motorsport event • Most dramatic racing to date in Classic Car Friday, King of the Hill, Supercar Shootout and Jaguar media challenge • Stunning reveal of All-New Jaguar F-PACE wows crowds Read more

Sugar Rush Park

29 April 2016

Sometimes the F gets put back into FUN! Read more

The Stig

15 April 2016

Are you fast enough to beat the Stig? Read more

Jaguar Ballito Launch of the New Jaguar XF

24 March 2016

On Wednesday the 16th March 2016 we launched the “Exciting New Jaguar XF” at Jaguar Ballito. Read more

Easter Operating Times

22 March 2016

A little gap for browsing over the Easter Season Read more

Thrill Seeker - Land Rover

14 March 2016

KZN 4X4 Challenge Read more

Year End Specials

11 February 2016

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New Appointments

03 February 2016

The SMD Group Ballito has made some very exciting additions to their team Read more

KZN Karts

29 January 2016

Something just as exciting but with a twist Read more

Infinite Glaze

19 January 2016

Keep the North Coast Shining Read more

Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost Wins

15 January 2016

Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost Wins at Consumer Awards Read more


11 January 2016

Ford Invests in Making Customer Experience as Strong as Its Cars, SUVs, Trucks and Electrified Vehicles with FordPass Read more

Festive Season Trading Times

23 December 2015

Festive Season Trading Times Read more

Merry Christmas

21 December 2015

We wish you a Merry Christmas! Read more

Road Trip

08 December 2015

How to get your car ready Read more

2nd Anniversary

07 December 2015

35 Moffat Drive - Special place filled with special people! Read more

Sparkling Diwali

11 November 2015

To all our wonderful staff & and awesome customers celebrating today Read more

Gears 4 Ears

25 October 2015

Our Admin teams giving "Great SMD Service" at the "Gears 4 Ears" on Sunday!! ‪#‎SMDGroup Read more

Staff Rugby Braai

03 October 2015

The staff having some fun! Read more


30 September 2015

The simulator Grand Prix competition was launched seven months ago. Competitors raced against the clock to qualify to be the fastest racer on the day. One of the qualifiers would win a 5 star trip to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read more

Rugby World Cup 2015

18 September 2015

Rugby supporters at SMD Group on Bok Friday! Read more

Extreme Festival

24 August 2015

Support our local drivers, Shaun Duminy & Gary Formato, at Dezzi Raceway, Marburg. Read more

The Style Network

01 August 2015

Something a bit different at Versace - SMD Group Ballito Read more

Rain Dance

22 July 2015

The SMD Group team learning to dance in the rain Read more

Hungarian Grand Prix

14 July 2015

Something exciting is happening at SMD Group on Sunday 26th July! Read more

Truck Month

07 July 2015

Ford Rangers - Built Tough Read more

British Grand Prix

01 July 2015

Join us on Sunday for a great FUN day! Read more

Jordy Smith

30 June 2015

Looking forward to seeing you next year! Read more

The Ballito Pro

25 June 2015

3 days left to the Ballito Pro Read more

Austrian Grand Prix

24 June 2015

Congratulations to Jon Otto Read more

Austrian Grand Prix

19 June 2015

A Fun Father's Day coming up! Do not miss it Read more

Darren & Sky - F1 Simulator

08 June 2015

Let’s just say the tiffs have gone from bad to worse. Darren and Sky seem to be arguing about anything and everything lately. Read more

The Mustang

04 June 2015


Surf's up!

02 June 2015

We are proud to be a partner of the Ballito Pro Read more

You still have time

01 June 2015

You still have time to join the Grand Prix Simulator Competition Read more

Mothers Day

10 May 2015

Wishing all mums a very Happy Mothers Day! Read more

Spanish Grand Prix

05 May 2015

Join us for a Mothers Day with a difference! Read more

Mayweather vs Pacquiao

30 April 2015

Join us - Sunday - 3am! WOW Read more

The Style Network

29 April 2015

For the distinguished individual Read more

Bahrain Results

23 April 2015

Congratulation & Well done to Daniel Maerkl for taking 1st place in the Simulator Competition this weekend Read more

Chinese Results

16 April 2015

Well Done Amal - our own Lewis Hamilton Read more

Bahrain Grand Prix

16 April 2015

The SMD Group will be open for the Bahrain Grand Prix this Sunday from 2:30pm Read more

Ivan Hartley

13 April 2015

60 years of celebrating life Read more

Chinese Grand Prix

09 April 2015

It is not too late to enter the GRAND PRIX SIMULATOR COMPETITION Read more

Mayalsian Grand Prix

08 April 2015

And the contestant who goes through to the Finals is Read more


23 March 2015

5 4 3 2 1 and Away You Go Read more

Pratice Sessions

21 March 2015

All “Paid Up” entrants are welcome to Read more


16 March 2015


CNC - Netball

09 March 2015

CNC 1st team netball girls in their new SMD sponsored kit. Read more


28 February 2015

Breakfast Run & Track day at Dezzie Raceway Read more

Grand Prix Simulator

27 February 2015

If you had to race to win, would you be the fastest Read more


20 February 2015


Standard Bank KZN Strategy Session

12 February 2015

Keep calm and get obsessed Read more

Porsche AGM

05 February 2015

We had a lovely turnout for the Porsche Club AGM on Sunday the 1st February Read more

Happy Hour

03 February 2015

Join us for a Happy Hour at Zaras Lite on the exotic floor of SMD Group - Ballito Read more

New Discovery Sport

03 February 2015

Adventure.....It's in our DNA Read more

Edmund Sunnasy

26 January 2015

I want to compliment your team on the excellent service Read more

Joslen Naicker

23 January 2015

Joslen, Well done, very proud of you. Read more


16 January 2015

Maserati pushes back the frontiers of exclusiveness Read more


08 January 2015

McLaren's first production vehicle since the demise of the legendary F1 in 1998, the MP4-12C is an advanced supercar designed to do battle with Ferrari's 458 and Lamborghini's Huracan Read more

No scaffolding

06 January 2015

No scaffolding at last. Read more

First Rolls-Royce Bespoke creation

19 December 2014

Goodwood, Sussex - This extraordinary gallery of detailed images shows the first Rolls-Royce Bespoke creation to encompass the company's entire range Read more

A Historic Journey with Kingsley Holgate

18 December 2014

Kingsley and his team recently embarked on their final trip of the year, the Land Rover Ma Robert Expedition Read more

Merry Christmas

17 December 2014

From all of us to all of you Read more

Dale Penney Benefit Day

13 December 2014

Come and join all the fun and excitement at Dezzie Raceway on Tuesday Read more

Aston Martin

12 December 2014

Built for Bond, James Bond Read more

A year ago

10 December 2014

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? Dr. Seuss Read more

Ithemba Labasha

05 December 2014

A big Thank You for a super morning! These little ones are ever so special. Read more

Remembrance of Madiba

05 December 2014

The rainbow nation shone through the staff at SMD once again. Read more

Whiskey Tasting evening

03 December 2014

Hein Loubser from the "Really Great Brand Centre" came through to Jaguar Land Rover Ballito to treat our guests to an evening of flavour. Hein chose the delectable Glenmorangie range to conduct a whiskey tasting. Read more

Zulu 7

01 December 2014

We had the pleasure of handing out the teams' kit on Saturday morning amid great excitement. Well done boys - Team SMD is routing for you! Read more

Ferrari 458

25 November 2014

Topless Ferrari 458 Speciale Read more

Festive Fun Awards Party

19 November 2014

What a grand “Festive Fun Awards Party”! It is not often the entire SMD rainbow nation have the opportunity to get together, let their hair down and have such a great time. Not many companies can boast that their staff are more like family and friends than work colleagues. Read more


14 November 2014

We had a visitor today! Read more

Ballito Lions Amazing Race

09 November 2014

The Ballito Lions’ Amazing Race. The most fun you can have for charity. Read more

Pop-Up Restaurant

03 November 2014

We at SMD, were privileged to have Corrinne Austin and Chef Tarnah Blane chose our beautiful exotic showroom to start their new venture Read more

Pop Up Resturant

31 October 2014

Exciting times! Ballito's First Pop-up Restaurant. There are a few seats available for Dinner on Saturday night Read more

Jaguar Land Rover Ballito SMD Golf day

30 October 2014

Congratulations to Eugene Havemann, PJ Davies, Gary Birnie & Gareth Leyshon for a superb round of golf at Princes' Grant Read more

Miss Ballito 2014

23 October 2014

The new Miss Ballito 2014 is Kirsten Martins (22), first princess is 21-year-old Mikayla Shone (left) and second princess 18-year-old Sharne Snyman (right). Read more

Watch & Win 5

17 October 2014

The last day! Hope you found all the clues. Read more

Watch & Win 4

16 October 2014

Day 4 is already here! Read more

Watch & Win 3

15 October 2014

Day 3......Look closely. Read more

Work Experience Program 2014

14 October 2014

We had the pleasure of hosting Josie Greveling and Gaby Dias, two Grade 11 students from Crawford College La Lucia, on 1st & 2nd October. Read more

Watch & Win 2

14 October 2014

Day 2. Have you spotted the second clue? Read more

Watch & Win 1

13 October 2014

Collect the clues and stand to win R5000 with Darren Maule and SMD Ballito Read more

Christmas Shoebox Project

10 October 2014

Preona from Stanger Auto organises this wonderful, worthy project every year. We would appreciate your help this year! Read more

ABSA Ride and Drive

02 October 2014

Thank you SMD Ballito on a job well done. Read more

Dolphin Coast Classic Bowls Tournament

30 September 2014

The Dolphin Coast classic bowl tournament which is one of Umhlali’s prestigious yearly events saw 96 avid bowlers flock to the country club to demonstrate their love and talent for the sport over weekend. Read more


29 September 2014

WiP WiP (Whoop whoop)! Let the INpowering begin with the Ladies at SMD Group Ballito! Awareness without knowledge is paranoia #INpowering, its a Choice! #WomanINpowered Read more


25 September 2014

WIP is an extremely simple, easy to learn, yet devastatingly effective self INpowerment system that has been designed specifically for women to give them the mental and physical ability to make a Choice in a threatening situation. Read more

Jeff's Boys

23 September 2014

Congratulations are due to our very own Jeff Harper and his team! Read more

Jade Gutzeit

16 September 2014

Our 2014 Ultimate Street Hero, Jade Gutzeit! Read more


15 September 2014

Bringing out the WILD side! Read more

Street Heroes Weekend

14 September 2014

The Street Heroes Series is a Motor Sports Lifestyle Event centred around everything that makes motor sports great. Everything from Super Cars and Muscle Cars, to 4×4 tracks and FMX Demo’s. Read more

Ballito Street Heroes giving back to the community

11 September 2014

Before the engines are started and the crowds pack the trackside stands, the organisers of the 2014 SMD Ballito Street Heroes event hosted by the KwaDukuza Municipality will take a moment to not only say thank you to the residents of surrounding areas, but give back to those in need. Read more

Ballito - The motoring mecca

11 September 2014

Ballito - The motoring mecca Read more

Grand Opening of LIV Factory & Training Centre

11 September 2014

Ms N Dube-Ncube from CoGTA officailly opens the first LIV Factory Read more

Ballito Street Heroes Program

10 September 2014

Just to give you an idea of the plans Read more

Monza GP

09 September 2014

SMD enjoying the race at Monza Read more

ALS Ice Bucket Challange Taken up

08 September 2014

"Thanks Ivan Hartley for the ALS ice bucket nomination. I nominate Shaun Duminy, Kobus Fourie and Danielle Burczak. You have 24 hours. The clock is ticking. Please don't forget to donate!" Read more

Daniel Duminy

08 September 2014

SMD Racing's Daniel Duminy also had a successful outing Read more

Als Ice Bucket Challange

05 September 2014

Ivan Hartley takes up the challange! And nominates... Read more

How to increase your productivity at work!

04 September 2014

For many people, grabbing a cup of coffee within the first thirty minutes of work is normal. The problem with caffeine is that it is a temporary jolt, but you have to keep drinking more to avoid the crash that always follows. If you are interested in some healthier alternatives to coffee, here are just a few ways to increase your energy at work without caffeine Read more

Dave's News

03 September 2014

A look ahead! Read more

Happy Spring Day

01 September 2014

Wishing all our SMD Friends the Joys of Spring. Read more

F1 Grand Prix day @ Zaras Lite

30 August 2014

A really chilled day watching the Belgium Grand Prix. Read more

Box & Dine

29 August 2014

SMD Ballito Box and Dine a Knockout Success. Read more

Cocktail Evening - Miss Ballito

19 August 2014

An excellent evening in aid for worthy causes! Read more

Box & Dine Press Release

18 August 2014

KwaZulu-Natal boxing will return to its former glory when the SMD Muscle Box and Dine tournament takes place on August 22 at SMD in Ballito. Read more

SMD Muscle Box & Dine

11 August 2014

Join us for our first ever "fight night" on 22nd August 2014. Read more

SMD Ballito Street Heroes Stanger Activation

09 August 2014

An activation took place in Stanger ahead of the SMD Ballito Street Heroes event Read more

Lucky Draw - Ford

09 August 2014

It pays to respond to emails from Ford! Read more

Ashton Debutantes and Squires Fundraiser

09 August 2014

A round of applause for Squires Benjamin Habig and Alwyn Small, and Debutantes Demi Jefferys and Savannah Strachan! Read more

National Credit Act

05 August 2014

The SMD Group adhere to the regulations as stipulated in the National Credit Act. Read more

East Coast Breakfast Team's Oprah Moment!

04 August 2014

Check out this amazing video! Read more

The opening of Nando's Ballito

03 August 2014

Nando’s Ballito Re-hatched! Read more

Team SMD (Netball)

02 August 2014

The team with the best spirit north of Durban. Read more

ECR Broadcast

30 July 2014

They were here!!! WOW Read more


29 July 2014

Pre-delivery of some special cars for a special team! Read more

Passenger Safety

28 July 2014

Child Safety. Content courtesy of Arrive Alive: Read more

I Love Ballito

25 July 2014

What a wonderful advert for our very special piece of heaven. Read more

Lifestyle Centre Baiilto

25 July 2014

Pop in to say "Hi" and take a look at our beauties! Read more

Star Shark Supporters

14 July 2014

A job well done! Read more

Street Heroes 2014 - Press Launch

09 July 2014

Take a look at what went down yesterday during the Street Heroes SA press launch, right here at SMD Group Ballito. Read more

Jordy Smith

08 July 2014

The adventures of South African pro surfer......... Read more

IBV Supercar Club

06 July 2014

You may want to fasten your seatbelt....... Read more

Miss Ballito 2014

05 July 2014

Zero to 100 in 1 second......... Read more

Official Opening of LIV Health Care Centre

24 June 2014

A very special place close to the hearts of all at SMD Read more

YPO WPO Durban Chapter

23 June 2014

Satisfying the need for speed!! Read more

SMD Racing Competition

14 May 2014

Stand a chance to win an official team jacket. Like our Facebook page and share this post to enter the competition. The winner will be announced on Thursday 22 May. Read more