ARTICLES RELATING TO OFF-ROAD

Next-generation Mini Countryman in SA: 10 things you need to know

2017-03-28 11:36

New engines, design, technology and a 'picnic bench'... the second-generation Mini Countryman has arrived in South Africa. Here's all you need to know about this not so Mini SUV.

Mitsubishi Pajero airbag recall: Nearly 7500 SA 4x4s affected

2017-03-03 14:00

Over 7000 Mitsubishi Pajero owners are affected by a recall in South Africa for the replacement of their driver airbags.

Here's how much the 2017 Audi Q2 costs in SA

2017-02-23 12:51

Audi has expanded its Q-family of SUVs with the addition of the new Q2 in South Africa. What's more, a limited edition, the Edition #1, will arrive later in 2017. We have prices, specs and images.

Kuga crisis: Ford SA can still repair its brand

2017-02-20 09:57

'Ford cannot afford to let its reputation be tarnished any further. It’s time to stop the Ford Kuga bleed,' writes UCT professors Mlenga Jere and Raymond van Niekerk on Ford SA's Kuga SUV crisis.

Can the new Mitsubishi Triton revive the cult of Colt?

2017-01-30 08:09

'It’s a fine bakkie and for those who’ve waited for a Colt revival, new Triton is as close as Mitsubishi’s come,' writes Lance Branquinho.

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.

#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.

Bridgestone 4x4 champs emerge from severe storm

2016-11-30 06:43

Two new Bridgestone 4x4 Club Challenge champions were crowned without a wheel being turned.

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.

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.

 

REVIEW: What you should know about the Mitsubishi Triton

2017-03-17 12:07

'The Triton is at home on gravel as it is on tar', writes Wheels24's Charlen Raymond, while Janin Van der Post says: "It's a suitable fitting for classy suburbia", as they share thoughts on Mitsubishi's bakkie.

Fuel duel: Jaguar F-Pace 3.0 Diesel takes on the Volvo XC90 T8 Hybrid

2017-02-24 14:44

Jaguar claims that its first SUV guzzles 6-litres/100km while the smartly-dressed Volvo claims 2.1-litres/100km. Calvin Fisher takes the F-Pace and XC90, two massive SUVs, on a fuel run.

New Bentley Mulsanne Speed: 'It’s not a pretty car and neither should it be'

2017-02-21 08:05

'It does too much too well, and with an endless supply of charm and torque. It’s an irresistible beast, really,' writes Alexander Parker as he test drives Bentley's new Mulsanne Speed.

Chemical giant confirms its Land Rover Defender plans

2017-02-16 09:07

Jim Radcliffe, owner of chemical giant Ineos, says his company will produce a vehicle that will be Land Rover Defender-like in all but name; a robust, simple, off-road, touring vehicle.

#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: Loeb wins, Peterhansel on brink of 13th title

2017-01-14 07:06

Stephane Peterhansel has to negotiate only a short ceremonial drive to Buenos Aires to complete a record-extending seventh Dakar Rally title on Saturday

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.

World's toughest race: 2017 Dakar Rally route

2016-11-24 09:21

The course of the 39th Dakar Rally, which will be held between January 2-14, 2017, in Paraguay, Argentina and Bolivia:

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.

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.

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