Lights, camera… 4×4 competition! In this episode, presenter Tumelo Maketekete enrols the help of Sakkie Coetzee, one of SA’s most enigmatic 4×4 personalities, to help him “win” a round of the Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge. And because second place is for the first loser, the pressure is on! We also visit At-se-Gat 4×4 trail near Brits […]
A big Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen with a 35-inch Arctic Truck conversion tackles a very tough 4×4 trail in Limpopo to check if it’s really, really worth almost R1,3-million. And then the Benz also takes on a massive Panzer KF47 armoured 4×4 at Rhino Park, east of Pretoria, in a cross-country 4×4 challenge. Also on the menu […]
How far can you, my China? In this episode, Oom Bernie sends Mr T all the way to Makgadikgadi pans in Botswana, in a Chinese Foton Tunland 4×4. Will Tumelo make it to Kubu Island in the Oriental lorry? And will he then be able to reach the even more remote Kukonye island? We drive […]
Tumelo Maketekete heads to the Northern Cape where he gets up close and personal with a Klipspringer Roro camper – a house on wheels that lives on the “bak” of a bakkie. And it has another party trick… when you want to use your bakkie to explore the area, you can simply leave your camper/house/holiday […]
On 7 March the 4WD Club of SA’s Base 4 track, near Hartbeespoort Dam, was buzzing. The event was the annual Reach for a Dream 4x4 Day.
Sand blasting… in a Nissan Pathfinder? Diesel? Yes sirree! During a recent visit to the Mother City we joined the Jeep Club of SA at the Atlantis Dunes for some sand blasting action. Find out how the 140 kW Nissan fared.
Trip report for the Letele Pass attempt by members of the 4x4community forum.