ARTICLES RELATING TO OFF-ROAD

Last hurrah: Final Land Rover Defender rolls off the line

2016-02-01 11:11

Land Rover celebrated the last of its current Defenders to roll off its famous Solihull factory in England. Share your Defender memories with us!

The essential 4x4 kit for SA – and what not to waste your money on

2016-01-25 08:29

From a portable compressor to 'a fuel magnetiser', we list 10 items that can either make life easier outdoors in SA or rob you of cash that could be better spent on a tank of fuel.

Baragwanath: SA's quad-biking Dakar warrior

2016-01-19 09:00

'SA quad champion Brian Baragwanath honoured is the real SA hero of the 2016 Dakar Rally,' writes Ferdi de Vos.

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel's victory marred by controversy

2016-01-18 09:22

While Stephane Peterhansel and Peugeot celebrates its Dakar victory, the team's historical feat has yet to be officially confirmed – depending on an appeal hearing by the FIA.

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel wins Stage 10 as Sainz suffers

2016-01-13 22:09

Dakar Rally legend Stephane Peterhansel took a decisive step towards a 12th title during a drama-filled 10th stage, which proved costly for Carlos Sainz.

Heat too much for Dakar Rally Stage 9

2016-01-12 19:00

The ninth stage of the Dakar Rally has been cut short due to searing heat and the many difficulties encountered by competitors, reports organisers.

Latest Landy Heritage 4x4: Best-selling Freelander 1

2016-01-05 09:29

The Land Rover Freelander 1, produced from 1997 to 2006, remains one of the brand's best-selling models and is now officially part of the automaker’s Heritage range.

Ford Ranger V8s to take on Dakar 2016

2015-12-31 08:14

The Ford Ranger V8s built in South Africa by by Neil Woolridge Motorsport, has been taken over by DMAS South Racing, with drivers Xavier ‘Xevi’ Pons and Daniel Valdes Mas set to race them at the 2016 Dakar race.

Mini All4 Racing: The team to beat at Dakar 2016

2015-12-29 08:40

With four consecutive Dakar victories in the last five years and a strong contingent of 12 cars for the upcoming event, Mini All4 Racing is the team to beat at the 2016 Dakar Rally, writes Ferdi De Vos.

2016 Dakar Rally: Toyota SA to take on world's toughest race

2015-12-28 09:17

Giniel de Villiers, Leeroy Poulter... Team Toyota sees a number of South African motorsport veterans taking on the world's most gruelling off-road race - the 2016 Dakar Rally.

 

WRC: Ogier sets the bar at Monte Carlo rally

2016-01-25 08:45

Three-times world champion Sebastien Ogier won the season-opening Monte Carlo rally in style, taking two of the three stages to clinch a third straight win at his favourite race.

WRC: It's Ogier and VW against the world

2016-01-21 09:54

Sebastien Ogier begins his quest for a fourth successive world rally title in Monte Carlo at the start of a competition which is expected again to be easy pickings for Volkswagen.

WATCH: The 8 safest cars of 2015

2016-01-18 11:36

The Euro NCAP has revealed its list of 'Best-in-Class' cars crash-tested during 2015. Watch the 8 safest cars of last year.

Dakar Rally: Could Peterhansel be penalised?

2016-01-14 07:15

Team Mini appealed to the FIA claiming that Dakar-leader Stephane Peterhansel refueled in an unauthorised area.

Dakar Rally: Sainz takes control, Loeb suffers in the sand

2016-01-12 20:54

Carlos Sainz moved atop the overall standings of the Dakar Rally by winning Stage 9 as Sebastien Loeb fell further behind after struggling in sandy conditions.

2016 Dakar: Toyota, De Villiers keep SA's hopes alive

2016-01-12 10:48

Stage 8 of Dakar 2016 brought mixed results for Toyota SA, though all three Hilux bakkies made it safely through the tough 393km route from Salta to the town of Belen, Argentina.

It's pouring down! Dakar Rally Stage 2 shortened due to rain

2016-01-04 13:28

The second stage of the Dakar Rally has been shortened because of poor weather conditions, race organisers confirmed.

2016 Dakar Rally: Peugeot readies 'dream team'

2015-12-29 09:32

The Peugeot Total team has assembled a “dream team” in its quest for victory in the world’s toughest endurance race, writes Ferdi de Vos.

What a year! Wheels24's top stories for 2015

2015-12-28 11:02

From Clive Naidoo's bizarre altercation with a metro policewoman to five new traffic laws government hopes to pass in SA... check out Wheels24's top 10 stories for 2015.

World's toughest race: Meet SA's Dakar Rally competitors

2015-12-23 12:30

'In terms of vehicles and drivers, South Africa’s involvement at the 2016 Dakar is impressive,' writes Ferdi de Vos. Meet SA's Dakar competitors.

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