Here’s our list of the Top 5 stories of 2020 that were accessed by you our loyal readers. Double Apex entered its second full year of operation in 2020. Since inception more than two years ago our automotive portal has grown from strength-to-strength increasing its viewership, both locally and abroad, on a daily basis. Almost 190 000 people visited our site during the last calendar year.

We have published countless articles penned by recognised motoring scribes during this topsy turvy year. We have brought you several dozen car reviews, we’ve written hundreds of news stories, carried a review of every single round of the Formula One Championship, as well as exclusive image galleries, and even shot a few bespoke videos, and all of this despite the automotive industry taking a severe knock during the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. We did it all for you, our dedicated fanbase.

Our presence on social media platforms, Instagram and Facebook has also grown during the last year. If you enjoyed any of our content, please feel free to share with fellow petrolheads using the social media buttons at the bottom of this post. Below, in no particular order, are the top 5 most popular stories of 2020 as viewed on our site.

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The World’s First RS2JZ

Audi RS2JZ

Local content is lekker. According to the owner, this is the world’s first Audi RS2JZ. When this car’s V8 motor let go the owner felt that there was only one engine to replace it. Read more about this unique creation by clicking the image above.

Best BMW Bakkies

Top 5 Stories of 2020

This came as a bit of a surprise to us. We know BMW content typically does well on our site but we didn’t realise bakkies would be of such interest to our performance-mad audience. Click here or above to check out the BMW load luggers.

Bizarre Bakkies From Around the World

Top 5 Stories of 2020

Another surprise for the same reason… more bakkie content. These unique creations show that just about any vehicle has bakkie inside waiting to be set free. The full gallery can be viewed here.

Future Classic Cars in SA

Future Classic Cars

We are quite happy that this piece was in the top five. We compiled it in consultation with industry experts, in it we outline the best options for classic car ownership in budget brackets. Do you agree with our selections?

Stationwagon Drag Race

Stationwagon drag race

Drag race videos are always popular. This one, however, was unique in that the two protagonists aren’t particularly sporty models, but the result was quite interesting. Click through if you want to see these wagons race.