ARTICLES RELATING TO OFF-ROAD

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.

Epic African safari: New Disco, Evoque

2014-03-11 13:28

Land Rover launched its revised Discovery and Evoque in a journey that celebrates its “go-anywhere” ethos.

Revised Disco 4: What a Discovery!

2014-03-07 15:30

Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS travelled through Botswana and Zambia behind the wheel of the facelifted Land Rover Discovery. Is this mildly-modified Disco’s subtle of tweaks enough to keep it fresh alongside newer rivals?

Latest Koleos in SA: We have prices

2014-02-17 15:12

Renault’s new Koleos has arrived in South Africa and the automaker has spared “no expense” for its latest SUV. We have prices, specs and gallery images!

Tiny Taye Perry hits SA Nationals

2014-01-22 07:36

29 class wins, 102 races... Petite Taye Perry is looking forward to getting to grips with her off-road KTM for the 2014 South African motorsport season. Did we mention she's only 1.65m tall and rides a 450cc motorcycle?

VW's Dune Bug hatches in Detroit

2014-01-14 10:50

VW has revealed what could be an addition to its Beetle family at the 2014 Detroit auto show - the Beetle Dune concept. Check out our gallery of this feisty Bug!

AMG-tuned GLA headed for SA

2014-01-08 16:12

Mercedes-Benz tuning arm turned its attention to the automaker’s new compact SUV to create a 265kW/450Nm off-road brute – the GLA 45 AMG. What’s more, the new SUV will arrive in SA later this year. We have gallery images!

Dakar: Giniel in 6th, Poulter shines

2014-01-08 11:20

South Africa's Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howie's impressive start to the 2014 Dakar Rally continued in Argentina as the pair finished Stage 3 in third in their SA-built Toyota Hilux. Meanwhile, SA veteran, Giniel de Villiers, is in sixth overall!

Stage 1 flyer Sousa blows his turbo

2014-01-07 13:17

After celebrating a surprise Stage 1 victory the 2014 Dakar Rally proved to be a cruel mistress when Carlos Sousa’s Haval H8 suffered turbo problems on Stage 2.

Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times

2013-12-20 08:27

Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows a couple's joyride ending in disaster.

Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times

2013-12-19 10:48

Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows how a couple's joyride ended in disaster after crashing their ATV in the woods.

 

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.

Farewell Freelander, Defender?

2014-03-13 08:13

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.

Epic African safari: New Disco, Evoque

2014-03-08 10:49

Land Rover launched its revised SA-bound Discovery and Evoque in a journey that celebrates its “go-anywhere” ethos – an epic African safari. Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS gets to grips with Landy’s facelifted models!

More evocative Evoque for SA

2014-03-07 15:30

Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS travelled through Botswana and Zambia behind the wheel of the revised Range Rover Evoque. What’s more, it sports a nine-speed auto, a first for South Africa!

Audi's 230kW S-badged Q5 for SA

2014-02-10 14:38

Audi’s first S-badged Q5 will arrive in South Africa later in February 2014. We have details, prices and gallery images on the new 230kW/650Nm SQ5 TDI!

VW's Dune Bug hatches in Detroit

2014-01-15 13:30

VW has revealed what could be an addition to its Beetle family at the 2014 Detroit auto show - the Beetle Dune concept. Check out our gallery of this feisty Bug!

Journos dead in 100m Dakar plunge

2014-01-10 08:11

Two members of an Argentine news team covering the 2014 Dakar Rally died when their car fell 100m into a ravine.

SA Fords: Dakar strikes back

2014-01-08 13:02

Dakar 2014 was designed to be the toughest yet and so it was for Ford SA's hopefuls - one Ranger has retired and veterans Alvarez and Graue are 81st overall.

AMG-tuned GLA headed for SA

2014-01-08 11:16

Mercedes-Benz tuning arm turned its attention to the automaker’s new compact GLA to create a 265kW/450Nm performance-tuned version – the GLA 45 AMG. What’s more, the new SUV will arrive in SA later this year. We have gallery images!

SA's Visser out of Dakar Rally

2014-01-07 11:14

Stage 2 brought a premature end to the 2014 Dakar Rally for South African Ford Ranger pair Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst.

Crash: Joyride couple rolls 5 times

2013-12-19 21:30

Let this video be a reminder to all road users - always wear a seat belt. A video shows how a couple's joyride ended in disaster after crashing their ATV in the woods.

Four SA crews to take on 2014 Dakar

2013-12-18 11:06

Four South African teams will compete in the 2014 Dakar Rally in vehicles designed and built on local shores. Leading the charge will be veterans Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz.

 
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