Drive your ambition at the 2019 Festival of Motoring

Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) will be showing its new technology in three of its latest models – the all-new Eclipse Cross, the bulkier Triton and the Pajero Sport – at the 2019 Festival of Motoring (FOM) at Kyalami in Gauteng.

The complete Mitsubishi product range will be displayed, highlighted by the:

• All-new Eclipse Cross
• Triton MY19 double cab
• Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

Over the last two years MMSA has launched three new products to bring it to the biggest new-model motoring event of the continent.

“We will be offering our complete range of vehicles, highlighted by the all-new Eclipse Cross which the market really loves,” says Nic Campbell, General Manager of MMSA.

“The latest version of our attractive and bulkier Triton as well as the highly rated Pajero Sport will also be there and will be available to be experienced first-hand on the 4×4 track, where our main stand will be,” adds Campbell.

The Festival of Motoring, considered the largest national, industry-supported auto show in Africa, is filled with various activities that will appeal to all motoring enthusiasts.

“Consumers will have the opportunity to interact directly with representatives of the manufacturers and importers of most of the new vehicles available in South Africa,” says Wesbank Head of Motor, Ghana Msibi.

The FOM is packed with activities that will appeal to all lifestyle enthusiasts.
“We are excited and look forward to be hosting families, petrol heads and industry partners as we come together to enjoy four days of interactive and fun experiences,” concludes Msibi.

Visitors to the 2019 FOM – from Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 August at Kyalami – will be able to experience the capabilities and performance of Mitsubishi’s off-road vehicles and enjoy the opportunity to view a special collection of all its products available in South Africa.

However, not only the best of Mitsubishi Motors will be exhibited at the 2019 Festival of Motoring. As far as the event goes, a host of supercars, classic cars and race cars will also be seen, including a unique V8-only race with South Africa’s foremost V8 categories – no less than 20 winged 450 kW V8 Supercars lining up with 16 of the Cape-based identical V8-powered Master Cars adding thunder to the extravaganza.

Tickets are available for purchase on

Consumers could also win access to the festival through Wesbank via Twitter and Facebook.

About Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC)
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies.

Deeply rooted in Mitsubishi Motors’ DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, Mitsubishi Motors introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its “Drive your Ambition” tagline – a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today Mitsubishi Motors is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world.

About Festival of Motoring
The Festival of Motoring is not your average motoring event. Now running for four exciting days, event goers can expect even more motorsport content, track time, self-drives and participating automotive manufacturers. It’s the one event that brings the entire industry together and allows visitors to not only view or compare the latest models, but to jump in and experience the performance and handling of these vehicles on the track.
Festival of Motoring provides world class motoring and motorsport content to appeal to the many “petrolheads’ with the show having a strong family appeal. The Show draws a large base of motoring enthusiasts with the provision of a substantial platform for the industry to showcase new models and the latest technical innovations. Smell, feel, touch and experience all the leading manufactures with this unique and interactive event.

Opening times:
22 Aug: 9am – 6pm | 23 Aug: 8am – 8pm
24 Aug: 8am – 8pm | 25 Aug: 8am – 6pm

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