ARTICLES RELATING TO BAKKIES

Hippo attacks bakkie: 16 tips for drivers to avoid animal attacks in SA

2016-11-26 09:46

A video captures the moment a bakkie driver felt the wrath of an angry hippopotamus. Read our list of safe driving tips for dealing with wildlife. WARNING: Strong language.

Toyota beefs-up Hilux and Fortuner in SA

2016-11-18 10:57

Toyota's popular Hilux and Fortuner have received minor tweaks. We have details and pics.

New SA road rules: More than 18 000 vote to ban school kids on bakkies

2016-11-17 12:29

'There should be a law that no human being should be transported on the back of a bakkie', Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on new SA road rules governing the transport of school children on the back of bakkies.

New bakkies for SA: Navara, Triton coming early 2017

2016-11-15 12:30

The new Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi Triton will be the first bakkies to be launched in SA in 2017. We look at all the bakkies headed for SA.

Bakkies make the world go round, but these are not coming to SA

2016-11-03 05:56

There are some amazing machines being revealed at the 2016 Sema show... Let's take a look at the awesome bakkies, even though these vehicles won't be making its way to SA, they're still great to look at.

Hilux fails handling test: Here's how 5 rival bakkies fared

2016-10-31 13:49

A video showing a Toyota Hilux fail a handling test, nearly tipping over in the process, has gone viral. Wheels24 readers respond with their own bakkie stories...

Your guide to SA vehicle sales: Bakkies, supercars and more

2016-10-04 11:38

Despite a struggling SA automotive market, thousands of vehicles were sold in September. From bakkies to sportscars, we list SA's top-selling vehicles.

SA vehicle sales: Huge declines in September

2016-10-04 06:49

'The automotive industry reflected sharp falls in domestic new vehicle sales', reports the SA Department of Trade & Industry commenting on car and bakkie sales for September 2016.

VW Fortuner-fighter: Is an Amarok SUV on the cards?

2016-08-18 12:57

Volkswagen will no longer sit on the sidelines and watch Toyota and Ford continue to dominate the realm of SUV-based on bakkies... well at least not in Australia.

Elephant attacks bakkie: 16 tips for drivers to avoid animal attacks

2016-07-07 14:51

A man is lucky to be alive after an elephant flipped a double cab bakkie at the Maputo Game Reserve in Mozambique.

 

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.

Origins of the double cab bakkie? Well it's a C-ute story...

2016-11-18 08:24

What's the origin of the double cab bakkie? The story goes it was a request from a farmer's wife asking for 'a vehicle to go to church in on a Sunday and which can carry our pigs to market on Mondays', writes Ferdi de Vos.

This farming couple rejects fancy limo, uses fleet of bakkies for their wedding

2016-11-17 09:19

Instead of opting for classic, shiny white wedding cars, a farming couple chose a fleet of 11 rugged Isuzu KB bakkies for their nuptials.

Are you driving one of these top quality cars, bakkies and SUVs in SA?

2016-11-08 13:40

The annual 201t6 Ipsos vehicle quality awards reveals South Africa’s most 'reliable' cars, bakkies and SUVs. Is your ride one of them?

Top-selling vehicles sales in SA: Ranger, Polo lead the way

2016-11-02 07:46

The Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux were the best-selling vehicles during October 2016, followed by Volkswagen stalwarts, the Polo Vivo and Polo. Overall, vehicle sales continue to show a decline...

New bakkies for SA: X-Class, Amarok, Navara and more on the way

2016-10-27 11:59

Following the reveal of the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class, we look at upcoming bakkies headed for SA; including the new VW Amarok, Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi Triton.

Best-selling bakkies in SA: Hilux reigns supreme in September

2016-10-04 07:22

Despite the ongoing slump in vehicle sales, South Africans continue to purchase thousands of bakkies. We list the best-selling bakkies for September 2016.

New vehicle sales: Top-selling bakkies in SA

2016-09-02 08:47

Despite a huge slump in the overall auto market, bakkie sales continue to dominate new vehicle sales in August. We list 10 best-selling bakkies in SA.

Best-selling bakkies in SA: Hilux remains on top

2016-08-02 09:54

Since its launch earlier in 2016, the Toyota Hilux has been on a sales charge and has since dominated the SA bakkie market. We list the top-selling bakkies for July.

New KB X-Rider bakkie: A 'special kind of workhorse' in SA

2016-07-06 07:37

Isuzu has added a special edition bakkie to its KB250 Hi-Rider range. It's called the X-Rider and boasts unique style tweaks and trim.

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