ARTICLES RELATING TO OFF-ROAD

2014 Vryburg 450: Special vehicles result

2014-09-14 11:52

It was family day at the weekend's Vryburg 450 off-road races when father-and-son Quintin and Kallie Sullwald tightened their hold on the Special Vehicle championship by finishing second.

Young wins again at Winterburg Enduro

2014-09-09 11:50

Wade Young has clinched his fourth victory at the Winterburg Enduro, Round 5 of the 2014 National championship.

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!

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.

Horns breathe new life in SA title chase

2014-08-18 09:24

The SA National cross-country championship has seen shake-up at the Force Fuel 450. Will Toyota's defending champs Anthony Taylor/ and Dennis Murphy be able to hold on to the title?

Limited edition Ranger: What an Odyssey

2014-08-14 09:43

Fans of Ford's popular Ranger bakkie and the automaker's epic African Safari will be able to enjoy the best of both with a new limited-edition in South Africa - the Odyssey Ranger. Check out our gallery!

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.

Garish gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6m

2014-08-05 08:51

A wealthy customer turned to tuning specialists Hamann to transform his 4x4 into something truly unique - a gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6-million. Awesome bespoke Range Rover or the most ridiculous modification ever done to an SUV?

Toyota to debut WRC-tuned 86

2014-07-31 07:21

Toyota’s GT86 CS-R3 rally car will make its debut at the 2014 German Rally, Round 9 of the 2014 WRC season driven by Isolde Holderied, a twice women’s World Rally champion!

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...

Tyre trek adventure heads for Namib

2014-06-29 11:00

The annual General Tyre 4x4 African Adventure is ready for its third anniversary round trip from South Africa to Namibia.

Tough battle at Stella 400

2014-06-17 13:58

Off-road motorcycle riders Ross Branch and Brian Baragwanath faced tough battles during Round 4 of the SA National Off-road Motorcycle and Quad Championship in the North West.

Hino warms up for Dakar 2015

2014-06-11 20:24

Hino is aiming for its sixth consecutive win in the under 10-litre category from the 2015 Dakar Rally. Its preparations for the world's most gruelling off-road race are under way.

No race too long for SA's female riders

2014-05-16 13:30

Who said riding in the dirt was just for boys? Female riders are kicking up a storm in the National Off-road Championship.

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 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.

Defender: Landy’s 4x4 foundation

2014-04-03 11:27

“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.

Aston Martin SUV in the works?

2014-04-01 07:55

Luxury automaker Aston Martin is in discussions with Mercedes-Benz as it hopes to build its first SUV. What's more, it could be based on the GL off-roader platform!

Young clinches double victory

2014-03-25 14:35

The defending title holder of the Enduro championship, Wade Young, scored a double victory at the ‘Ashton National Enduro’.

Rally fans flock to Mooi River rally

2014-03-24 15:15

Rally enthusiasts are set to gather for the second round of the National cross-country championship in KwaZulu-Natal.

Land Rover Defender: A 4x4 legend

2014-03-14 09:39

“As a Defender-lover, I accept that it’s inevitable that production of the current design has to end,” writes reader DANIE GOUWS, about Land Rover’s iconic 4x4.

 

SA's Chardri is African off-road champ

2014-09-12 11:36

There's a new dirt queen in town, and she hails from the Eastern Cape. Chardri Monk has been crowned the 2014 Africa Southern Off-Road quad champion.

Tense showdown for Vryburg 450

2014-09-09 06:39

Reigning champions Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy have a slender three-point lead in the overall National Cross-Country championship going into this weekend's Vryburg 450.

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.

Neuville, Hyundai scoop first WRC win

2014-08-25 08:35

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala's crashes in the 2014 Rally of Germany paved the way for Hyundai's Thierry Neuville to win his first WRC event .

Team Sullwalds tighten grip on lead

2014-08-18 10:08

Quintin and Kallie Sullwald have tighten their hold on the Special Vehicle category title race after five rounds of the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship.

Last hurrah: Limited Freelander XS in SA

2014-08-14 14:49

Land Rover has announced the release of a limited-edition version of its outgoing Freelander - the XS. Only 32 units have been allocated for South Africa!

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.

Garish gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6m

2014-08-05 13:00

A wealthy customer turned to tuning specialists Hamann to transform his 4x4 into something truly unique - a gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6-million. Awesome bespoke Range Rover or the most ridiculous modification ever done to an SUV?

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.

Boxer vs WRC star: Adams meets Neuville

2014-07-10 20:14

Olympic boxer Nicola Adams vs Hyundai's WRC star Thierry Neuville: watch as these Hyundai brand ambassadors star in a special showdown on track and in the ring!

Tyre trek adventure heads for Namib

2014-06-26 12:11

The annual General Tyre 4x4 African Adventure is ready for its third anniversary round trip from South Africa to Namibia.

SPIED: Ford's Toyota Fortuner-fighter

2014-06-13 12:51

Ford will expand its Ranger er, range, with the launch of a new SUV variant later in 2014. We have spy images of the new Ranger SUV.

Champions triumph on Nkomazi 450

2014-05-19 11:02

Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy showed they mean business during Round 3 of the SA National cross-country event. The pair took their second win at the Nkomazi 450 event on Saturday.

Malalane folk get behind Nkomazi 450

2014-04-23 13:38

The good people of Malalane is rallying up a storm of support for the upcoming Nkomazi 450 event in May.

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.

Ford truimps in KZN Dealer 450

2014-04-07 15:29

Ford took a one-two victory with drivers Manfred Schroder and Japie Badenhorst leading the way at the Toyota Dealer 450.

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...

Aston Martin SUV in the works?

2014-04-01 15:10

Luxury automaker Aston Martin is in discussions with Mercedes-Benz as it hopes to build its first SUV.

SPIED: Range Rover Sport R-S

2014-03-26 12:37

The sportiest Range Rover yet will benefit from Jaguar’s performance models later in 2014. Check out the new Range Rover Sport R-S!

Reader: Why not keep the Defender?

2014-03-25 07:14

'Why not keep the Defender? Why fiddle with the best?' asks Wheels24 reader STEPHAN DE BEER who shares his thoughts on Land Rover's Defender.

Land Rover Defender: A 4x4 legend

2014-03-14 12:04

Reader DANIE GOUWS: “As a Defender-lover, I accept that it’s inevitable that production of the current design has to end."

Farewell Freelander, Defender?

2014-03-14 07:30

Land Rover is replacing its Freelander range with a model that will become an extension of the Discovery family. And - oh sad day! - production of the iconic Defender will also come to an end.

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