ARTICLES RELATING TO OFF-ROAD

REVIEW | Is the Ford Ranger Raptor justifiable at R800 000?

2019-10-02 04:45

Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond seeks to justify the Ford Ranger Raptor's position in the market.

#WomensMonth: The world’s most important bakkie engineer is a woman

2019-08-09 05:30

If you love bakkies, a highly-skilled female engineer named Linda is very important in creating the double-cabs you'll drive in future, writes Lance Branquinho.

WATCH: The S-Class of SUVs - new Mercedes-Benz GLS driven

2019-06-24 09:11

The new third-generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLS has been launched.

DRIVEN: Looking for a stylish compact SUV? Mahindra's new XUV300 arrives in South Africa

2019-05-24 08:45

With the launch of its XUV500 and now XUV300, Mahindra has evolved from "bargain-hunter" status to a brand that's able to take on much more established automakers in SA.

WATCH: Rugged performance bakkie - a look at the new Ford Ranger Raptor

2019-05-06 05:30

The Ford Ranger Raptor is the automaker's most rugged bakkie offering yet. What's more, the Raptor is set to arrive locally in May!

SEE: Which bakkie has the best resale value in SA?

2019-04-24 10:25

A bakkie buyer can literally lose tens of thousands of Rands when the time comes to sell. We look at bakkies with the best resale value obtained at auctions.

Jaguar's electric I-Pace, Volvo's stunning S60 - best cars globally: World Car finalists to be announced at New York auto show

2019-04-04 10:45

The road to the 2018 World Car Awards will make its final stop at the 2019 New York auto show. Which model should grab the coveted title of World car of the Year?

'It felt incredible to drive' - F1 veteran Alonso tests Toyota's Dakar Hilux bakkie in SA

2019-03-29 11:25

Former F1 driver Fernando Alonso completed a two-day evaluation test at the wheel of a Dakar Rally-winning Toyota Hilux in South Africa in March.

Need a new 4x4? Mahindra SA debuts Thar Adventure Series

2019-03-13 09:59

Mahindra’s most iconic off-roader, the Thar, has received a major off-road boost for 2019 with the launch of the Adventure Series.

2019 Dakar Rally: Al-Attiyah wins opening stage in Peru

2019-01-08 06:33

Nasser Al-Attiyah made a great start to winning a third Dakar Rally title when he won the opening stage by almost two minutes in Peru

 

OPINION | Why the new SA-bound Defender makes sense

2019-09-13 07:00

'The new Land Rover Defender is one of the most anticipated vehicles this decade. But is the new Landy misunderstood?', writes Lance Branquinho.

WATCH: Will Range Rover's next-gen Evoque become another trendsetting SUV?

2019-07-23 12:32

In 2011, the Range Rover Evoque kicked up a storm on the SUV market. Can the second-generation Evoque replicate its predecessor's success?

WATCH: Rough and ready - Ford's Ranger Raptor bakkie

2019-06-14 05:30

On the trail of a beast that's also a real beauty - Ford's off-roading Ranger Raptor bakkie. The special model is based on the American F-150 but packs a two-litre 156kW diesel engine.

WATCH: Dakar to Baja - 6 of the world's toughest, most gruelling 4x4 tracks

2019-05-24 05:30

Almost 40% of vehicles sold in 2018 were SUVs but hardly any were used off-road.

For the love of 4x4: Southern Africans prepare for epic 2019 Spirit of Africa

2019-04-29 14:14

Amateur 4x4 drivers across Southern Africa will have an opportunity to prove their precision driving skills during the local leg of the Spirit of Africa competition.

Mitsubishi’s next-gen bakkie: Tougher Triton arrives in SA

2019-04-05 05:30

Mitsubishi has launched its next-gen Triton in South Africa.

Good news for SA car sales! Ford begins bakkie exports from PE to Europe

2019-04-03 09:19

Ford is expanding its vehicle export operations with the first shipment of 1000 locally-assembled Rangers from Port Elizabeth to markets in Europe.

WATCH: Veteran off-roader - Land Rover Discovery turns 30

2019-03-28 11:29

More than 30 years ago, Land Rover decided to launch a relatively inexpensive model that would fit between the luxury Range Rover and the utilitarian Defender.

Video
Watch: A professional race car driver turned the luxurious Porsche 911 into a rugged off-road sports car

Pro race car driver Leh Keen enjoys customizing Porsche 911s. However, these "Safari cars" are made to handle every kind of terrain there is.

0 comments16512 Views

Driven: Mercedes-Benz X350d 4Matic Power

2018-12-04 15:00

No vehicle has created more likes, comments, engagement and divided opinion more than Mercedes’ X-Class bakkie. The latest derivative to enter the fray is the X350d, Sean Parker drove it in the Western Cape.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.