The jury is out! This is what the world's motoring media think of the new Land Rover Defender

2020-03-27 16:00

The embargo has lifted, the prices are out and the new Land Rover Defender (should) arrive in South Africa in 2020. But what is it like to drive?

Dakar2020 | De Villiers on Stage 2 win: 'We needed to get back into the game'

2020-01-07 06:22

South African Giniel de Villiers praised co-driver Alex Haro's navigational skills after the duo won the second stage of the Dakar, moving into the top ten of the general classification.

Moroccan Rally: Toyota Gazoo's Al-Attiyah wins stage two

2019-10-07 11:06

The Toyota Gazoo Racing SA team occupied the top two spots in the overall classification of the Rally of Morocco after Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel won the second stage.

Connecting the Karoo in Ford’s Ranger, Ferrari reveals new F8 - Top motoring stories of the day

2019-09-09 17:00

From Ferrari unveiling the F8 Spider, the new generation drop-top sports car, to why people who live in the areas connected by gravel mountain passes mostly drive bakkies.

2020 Dakar ticket up for grabs at 'Africa's toughest rally'

2019-06-12 09:26

Toyota South Africa will put their weight behind the 'Road to Dakar' initiative at the 2019 Botswana 1000 Desert Race. This race-within-a-race offers privateer crews the opportunity to win a free entry to the world’s toughest automotive race, the Dakar Rally.

Rust de Winter hosts a 2-day jamboree of 4x4 success

2019-04-05 13:37

The 2019 edition of the Rust de Winter 4x4 Jamboree marked the 28th successive event in partnership with SA’s largest manufacturer Toyota.

Volkswagen is the most recent manufacturer to partner with Iceland's Arctic Trucks. We look at some oother examples over the years from Toyota, Isuzu and Nissan.

Volkswagen is the most recent manufacturer to partner with Iceland's Arctic Trucks. We look at some oother examples over the years from Toyota, Isuzu and Nissan.

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'Don't get stuck in the mud': See which insurer best suits your off-road needs

2018-09-18 18:00

Before you head out on your epic adventure, it is a good idea to check exactly what you’re covered for should your trip see you stuck in the mud, stuck for a mechanic or up a creek without a paddle.

WATCH: 8 of the most rugged cars you can buy

2018-06-16 21:55

From the Mercedes G-Wagon to the Jeep Wrangler, we've rounded up eight of the most hard-wearing and brawny cars you can buy today.

Sheesh! ATV driver leaps over hill, suffers horrendous crash

2018-03-05 15:30

An ATV driver suffered a horrible crash after leaping over a hill, crashing into the side of a track and rolling several times...


ROAD TRIP | The Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie is a ‘Stranger’ in the dunes

2020-02-21 14:00

A Mercedes-Benz in the Namib Desert? 4×4 expert Gerhard Groenewald steers an X-Class V6 for 500km over the monster dunes between Lüderitz and Walvis Bay in Namibia.

WATCH | The Mercedes-Benz X-Class being put through its off-road paces

2019-12-18 10:00

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class continues to divide opinion, particularly in bakkie-mad South Africa, Sean Parker returns to the driver's seat of the Mercedes and takes it somewhere unexpected.

Alonso steps out of comfort zone as Dakar challenge awaits

2019-10-01 13:55

Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso is intent on becoming the best in yet another motorsport discipline: rally raid, reports Sean Parker

XLT vs. Wildtrak: Connecting the Karoo in Ford’s Ranger

2019-09-09 13:29

'Which is better, Ford’s XLT or Wildtrak Ranger bakkie? We lap the Karoo to find out,' writes Lance Branquinho.

REVIEW: Tackling gravel and mountain passes in the Suzuki Jimny

2019-05-30 07:00

Warren Wilson loads up some friends and decides to see just what the Suzuki Jimny is made of on the beaten track on some of the best mountain road passes in the Cape.

Renault's tough off-roader: New Duster 4x4 arrives in SA

2019-03-14 12:00

Following the successful launch of its new Duster in October 2018, Renault expands its popular SUV range with the addition of the new 4x4 variant.

WATCH: A custom built Porsche 912 takes off-roading to a whole new level

2018-07-16 11:22

Porsche's are one of the best luxury performance vehicle out there but the custom off-road 912 version is on a whole other level. Take a look at the video.

WATCH: How not to perform a 4x4 hillclimb

2018-04-13 06:23

Jalopnik reported on arguably the most bizarre video of a Toyota FJ Cruiser towing or pulling a Toyota Tacoma.

New Mercedes G-Class: History of the G-Wagon

2018-01-15 08:12

Not only is it the passenger car series with the longest production run in the history of Mercedes-Benz but it's also the forefather of all SUVs to bear the three-pointed star - with the launch of the 2018 edition we reflect on the history of the G-Class.

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