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Land Rover experience: Epic Namib drive

2014-12-17 13:35

Four lucky couples experienced the trip of a lifetime – an epic trek through Namibia and its desert with Pirelli and Land Rover experience. SERGIO DAVIDS drove solo for Wheels24...

Landy Sport show on tour for Christmas

2014-12-10 07:19

Ahead of its official local launch in 2015, fans of Land Rover’s new Discovery Sport can experience the 4x4 at select venues in SA.

Dakar 2015: Le Havre rite of passage

2014-11-26 10:59

645 vehicles, cleared at the French port of Le Havre, are heading for Argentina and the 2015 Dakar Rally. In many ways the port has become a rite of passage for competitors.

GWM's bakkies: Spruced Steed for SA

2014-11-25 13:40

GWM has spruced-up its trusty Steed bakkies with "style, tech and mechanical enhancements". The automaker has also given us a preview of its 2015 products.

Bellissimo! We drive new SA-bound 500X

2014-11-24 07:22

Fiat's morphed its little 500 into a rugged, stylish crossover - the 500X. Wheels24's SERGIO DAVIDS went to Italy to drive the car on Fiat's proving ground and says Fiat's gone wild!

Toyota raises bar with new Xtra Cab

2014-11-14 08:35

Toyota South Africa has added a model to its popular Hilux range, the new Raised Body 2.5 D-4D SRX Xtra Cab. Take a look...

M-badged BMW SUVs for SA: X5 and X6

2014-11-01 10:30

BMW is gearing up to launch its most powerful M-badged sport wagons yet - the X5 M and X6 M. The biturbo V8 X models will arrive in SA in 2015.

Style upgrade for rugged Pajero in SA

2014-10-28 10:54

Mitsubishi SA has launched a spruced-up version of its Pajero 4x4 diesel range with a exterior and cabin enhancements, including a tech upgrade. We have a gallery, prices and specs.

BMW's new X7: Want a 7 Series SUV?

2014-10-16 13:14

BMW has confirmed it will produce an X7, thought to be a new seven-seat flagship model for its range of X-badge off-roaders. Check out spy shots of the new X7!

Dynamic duo wins 2014 Ranger Odyssey

2014-10-16 08:12

After 12 grueling days covering a tough 2500km off-road route, the two winners of the 2014 Ranger Odyssey have been announced. Each will drive a Ford Odyssey-spec Ranger for a year!

Readers: Off-roaders a threat to beaches?

2014-10-09 08:55

‘Heavy fines should be imposed,’ ‘Control is the issue, not a blanket ban,’ ‘my right as been taken away’... Wheels24 readers respond to a report that claims off-road vehicles are damaging Western Cape beaches.

Off-roaders a threat to WCape beaches?

2014-10-09 08:15

Off-road vehicles, including quad bikes, are damaging Western Cape tourist 'hotspots', according to the National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report.

SAC treatment: Transform your Land Cruiser

2014-09-17 07:59

Steve's Auto Clinic has been tweaking Toyotas for several years and it's latest project has improved the automaker's large Land Cruiser 70 Series.

New 4x4 family for SA: Discovery Sport revealed

2014-09-03 09:29

Land Rover has revealed the first member of its new Discovery Family - the Discovery Sport. We have gallery and video of this new compact SUV set to arrive in South Africa in 2015!

2014 Ranger Odyssey: 20 finalists named

2014-08-26 10:07

3 days, 2 nights, of intense Boot Camp action have determined the finalists for the 2014 Ford Range Odyssey. Meet the winners who will take on the 12-day, 2500km Namibia trip.

Ranger Odyssey: Gruelling Harties boot camp

2014-08-22 11:17

Ford South Africa's exhilarating 2014 Ranger Odyssey has entered its next phase with the selection of 40 contestants for boot camp from 8241 applicants.

First Range Rover to fetch R2.4-million

2014-08-13 07:00

The first Range Rover, chassis number #001, will be up for auction at the Salon Prive Sale in London. The iconic 4x4 could be sold for the equivalent of R2.4-million.

25 years of Discovery: XXV edition in SA

2014-08-08 12:20

Land Rover celebrates 25 years of its iconic Discovery with the launch of its XXV limited-edition locally. Only 90 units will make their way to South Africa!

Foton upgrades its Tunland double-cabs

2014-07-22 10:25

Foton has beefed up its Tunland double-cab bakkie range with a number of additions to, the automaker says, "make it better value for money".

Free 4x4 warrior weekends - get out there!

2014-07-10 20:22

Need a change of pace from life in the fast lane? Want to brush up on your off-road skills? Join the Weekend Warriors for free 4x4 training! Here's how you can become a member...

Weekend Warriors: 4x4 by night

2014-05-16 10:26

Off-roading is pretty good fun but bundu-bashing at night is even more exciting! Do you have what it takes to be a Weekend Warrior?

Makeover for SA's rugged Patrol bakkie

2014-05-13 15:30

Nissan South Africa launched an updated version of its Patrol Pick-up. The new bakkie sports design tweaks, improved features and spruced interior. We have prices and gallery images!

VW reveals next SA-bound Touareg

2014-04-17 12:01

Volkswagen debuted its updated flagship SUV at the 2014 China auto show. The new Touareg will arrive in SA by 2015!

Landy's Disco Vision revealed

2014-04-15 15:05

Land Rover showcased the design for its next Discovery ahead of its official debut at the New York auto show in April.

Defender: Landy’s 4x4 foundation

2014-04-04 13:00

“A proper rugged, reliable 4x4 is an absolute necessity for Land Rover.” Wheels24 reader Willem Viljoen says the soon-to-be-replaced Defender was the “foundation” for Land Rover.

 

Jeep Wrangler ropes top 4x4 award

2014-12-17 11:29

Jeep's Wrangler has scooped a top award by racking up 4x4 Magazine’s 4x4 of the Year (Hardcore class) for the third consecutive year.

Vintage Landy takes SA 4x4 championship

2014-11-28 07:10

A 50-year-old Series II A Land Rover driven by Jaco van Zyl and Gerhard Jacobs has won the 2014 4x4 Club Challenge championship.

Toyota's 2015 Fortuner Epic driven

2014-11-26 08:42

Toyota has given its popular Fortuner a cosmetic upgrade courtesy of featuring a number of exterior and interior upgrades and created a new model - the Fortuner Epic!

GWM's bakkies: Spruced Steed for SA

2014-11-25 09:43

GWM has spruced-up its trusty Steed bakkies with "style, tech and mechanical enhancements". The automaker has also given us a preview of its 2015 products.

Toyota raises bar with new Xtra Cab

2014-11-23 13:00

Toyota South Africa has added a model to its popular Hilux range, the new Raised Body 2.5 D-4D SRX Xtra Cab. Take a look...

Reader: Braving Namib desert in a Duster

2014-11-11 10:45

'Namibia is a playground for cars such as the Duster,' writes Wheels24 reader Shaina Herman, who took on the dunes in the Namib desert at the wheel of a Renault Duster 4x4.

M-badged BMW SUVs for SA: X5 and X6

2014-10-31 08:37

BMW is gearing up to launch its most powerful M-badged sport wagons yet - the X5 M and X6 M. The biturbo V8 X models will arrive in SA in 2015.

Deegan: New mud tyre from Mickey Thompson

2014-10-22 12:31

An updated range of Mickey Thompson 4x4 tyres in South Africa pays homage to truck-racing champion Brian Deegan – and the latest is the Deegan 38 mud rubber.

Suzuki SA spruces Jimny 4x4, gains auto box

2014-10-16 09:45

Suzuki has updated its iconic Jimny 4x4 with a host of exterior and interior upgrades. The spruced Jimny is now available in SA with an auto transmission!

Reader: Beach driving - a rights issue

2014-10-13 13:40

'As with many other issues in SA, it seems MAKING laws is vastly more important than ENFORCING them,' Wheels24 reader ARMAND VAN AS says about beach driving.

Readers: 4x4-ers threat to Cape beaches?

2014-10-09 08:35

‘Heavy fines should be imposed', ‘Control the issue, not a blanket ban', ‘My rights taken away’... Wheels24 readers respond to claims that 4x4's are damaging Western Cape beaches.

Off-roaders a threat to WCape beaches - report

2014-10-08 15:37

Off-road vehicles, including quad bikes, are damaging Western Cape tourist 'hotspots', according to the National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report.

Ranger desert Odyssey starts in Namibia

2014-09-08 13:15

20 contestants began their 2014 Ranger Odyssey trip after being whittled down from 8241 entries and a intense boot camp to separate the tough from the meek.

SA 4x4 crews tackle 'Mission Pink'

2014-08-27 10:17

Pink hair, fairy wings and even a farmer wearing a pink dress was theme of round seven of the 2014 Bridgestone 4x4 Club Challenge, as dozens of 4x4s competed in Lichtenburg in support of the fight against breast cancer.

Spirit of Africa 4x4 winners named

2014-08-25 14:28

The 2014 Spirit of Africa saw 20 finalists overcome 30 challenging off-road stages. Find out which came out tops after five days of gruelling 4x4 driving challenges in Botswana!

Ram bakkies: Real muscle trucks you can buy in SA

2014-08-15 07:15

American muscle trucks, modified to suit right-hand drive, are available in South Africa though a Dodge Ram import and modification specialist. Check out these vehicles courtesy of US Trucks in SA!

First Range Rover to fetch R2.4-million

2014-08-12 09:19

The first Range Rover, chassis number #001, will be up for auction at the Salon Prive Sale in London. The iconic 4x4 could be sold for the equivalent of R2.4-million.

4x4 crews give it horns at Rhino Park

2014-08-01 08:55

Mud, tough obstacles and a battle against time was the order of the day during Round 6 of the 2014 Bridgestone 4x4 Club Challenge.

New Panda: Fiat goes 4x4 with another 'cross'

2014-07-15 08:01

Following its debut at the 2014 Geneva auto show, the new Fiat Panda Cross, an off-road variant of its popular MPV, will make its debut in September.

Isuzu Trailview: Off-road 'street view' better

2014-07-08 11:14

GMSA has improved its Isuzu Trailview, an interactive imaging system that enables off-road enthusiasts to preview 4x4 trails online... mountain-bike trails included.

Makeover for SA's rugged Patrol bakkie

2014-05-14 09:39

Nissan South Africa launched an updated version of its Patrol Pick-up. The new bakkie sports design tweaks and more.

Nissan's next Murano unveiled

2014-04-17 13:53

Nissan debuts the third incarnation of its flagship SUV - the new Murano. Check out gallery images of the new crossover!

Nissan's next Murano unveiled

2014-04-16 12:47

Nissan debuts the third incarnation of its flagship SUV - the new Murano. Check out gallery images of the new crossover!

Landy's Disco Vision revealed

2014-04-15 09:31

Land Rover showcased the design for its next Discovery ahead of its official debut at the New York auto show in April. Check out gallery images of the new Vision Concept!

Defender: Landy’s 4x4 foundation

2014-04-04 10:40

“A proper rugged, reliable 4x4 is an absolute necessity for Land Rover.” Wheels24 reader Willem Viljoen says...

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