ARTICLES RELATING TO 4X4

#Dakar 2017: 'Worst organisation I've ever had in one rally'

2017-01-17 14:38

'Dakar 2017, described by many regulars as the most difficult since the iconic race moved to South America, will not be fondly remembered,' writes Ferdi de Vos as he reflects on the gruelling Dakar rally.

#Dakar2017: Deadly mudslide scraps Stage 9

2017-01-11 09:03

A massive mudslide in northwestern Argentina that killed two people and forced more than 1000 to evacuate has led Dakar Rally organizers to scrap Stage 9.

Hilux, Ranger or Isuzu? Here're the best 4x4 bakkies of 2016

2016-12-29 09:57

Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux or Isuzu KB... Cyril Klopper rates the best of the best 4x4 bakkies of 2016.

Nissan Navara vs. Morocco: 'Been there, Dune that'

2016-11-18 12:01

'You’re a South African right? So when you hear you’re getting to drive the new Nissan Navara in Morocco you think, 'sure – that’s not even off the continent, it should be easy...' writes Calvin Fisher.

Mercedes reveals new SA-bound bakkie: Meet the X-Class double-cab

2016-10-25 19:15

Mercedes-Benz has finally revealed its new SA-bound bakkie. Check out images of the stylish X-Class...

Here's how to tune your Hilux bakkie to 575Nm!

2016-10-20 08:14

Toyota Hilux owners in need of more power can upgrade their bakkies to 170kW/575Nm, courtesy of tuning experts Steves Auto Clinic. Here's how it works.

4WD vs. AWD - Know the difference in SA

2016-09-13 06:47

4WD and All-Wheel Drive, they’re basically the same thing, right? Cyril Klopper explains the the subtle but important differences between these off-road drive systems.

Dakkar 2017: Al Attiyah to ride new Toyota bakkie

2016-09-02 08:19

Two-time Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar will race for Toyota in the 2017 edition in a new two-wheel drive Hilux Evo bakkie.

Major setback for Ford SA team: Rally Rangers damaged in blaze

2016-07-23 13:15

The Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ford Performance team suffered a major setback when a fire destroyed a large section of its workshop in Pietermaritzburg. Sadly, both of the team's Ranger bakkies were damaged.

Yeehaw! 'Walker Texas Ranger' muscle for your Ford bakkie

2016-06-24 10:50

Want more power for your Ford Ranger? Steves Auto Clinic adds up to 15% more power to Ford's popular bakkie in the form of its new 'Texas Walker' upgrade.

 

Stephane Peterhansel wins 7th Dakar Rally title

2017-01-14 17:40

Stephane Peterhansel has won a seventh Dakar Rally title ahead of Peugeot team mates Sébastien Loeb and Cyril Despres.

Dakar 2017: Why an SA-built Toyota can still win

2017-01-09 16:35

Despite a disastrous start and an arduous journey ahead, an SA-built Toyota can still win the Dakar 2017 writes Ferdi de Vos.

WATCH: Toyota's Hilux might fail a 'moose test' but can haul a huge 19 ton truck out of a ditch

2016-12-08 08:35

A Wheels24 reader sent us this clip of a Toyota Hilux towing a huge truck out of a ditch with his champion bakkie. The owner says the truck weighs approximately 19 tons with its trailer attached...

Road trip in SA: 11 essential holiday tips

2016-11-09 07:57

It’s that time of the year again when South Africans across the country are putting the final touches on their annual holiday plans. Here are 11 essential road-trip tips.

WATCH: Mercedes teases new SA-bound bakkie

2016-10-23 19:46

Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser ad revealing its new SA-bound bakkie. You might mistake this pick-up for a sports car given its sleek design. Here's why...

From Ferraris to SUVs: 5 cars that shone at the 2016 Paris show

2016-10-03 09:27

LaFerarri Aperta, Panamera hybrid, next-gen Land Rover Discovery... these are some of the notable vehicles on the display at the 2016 Paris motor show.

Oh my 4x4! New Land Rover Discovery breaks cover

2016-09-06 11:35

Land Rover's fifth-generation Discovery will be unveiled at the 2016 Paris auto show. Ahead of the reveal Land Rover has released a few teaser images...

Bakkie brutes: AT35 Hilux, KB available in SA

2016-07-29 08:40

Want a bigger, beefed-up bakkie? Here's how you can transform your Toyota Hilux and Isuzu KB into an AT35 brute.

Land Rover shows off self-driving 4x4 tech

2016-07-13 15:03

Jaguar Land Rover is intent on making autonomous driving available for all terrains with technology its showcasing.

VW revives Dune Beetle for SA: Prices, pics

2016-06-03 08:35

Volkswagen has revived its Beetle Baja Bug with a launch of its new Dune, the first crossover Beetle derivative in more than 80 years. We have prices and a gallery!

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