The last hoorah… for now! In this last episode of the current series we head to the Forever Waterfall Safari Lodge next to Loskop Dam, where we tackle a tough 4×4 trail. We also reveal the 33-inch Toyota Fortuner, our Africanised Subaru XV and we get three Joe Soaps to drive the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon […]
To choose, or not to choose… that is the question! In this episode of THAT 4×4 SHOW we take a look at some classic and modern 4x4s that are easier on the pocket than a brand new 4×4. The list includes three generations of Toyota Hilux bakkies (because they are rather popular, after all), a Suzuki […]
The Beast has landed… all 240 kilowatts of suped-up V6, more locking parts than Alcatraz, 35-inch Mickey Thompson muds, the ability to house two people for a weekend away, and absolutely go-anywhere-anytime capability. It’s our Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, built in partnership with The 4WD Truckin’ Company, and it is… amazing. This week we give it […]
David versus… David? Yes sirree! In this episode of THAT 4×4 SHOW a small Daihatsu Terios takes on a small Suzuki Jimny, in a (kind of) budget special. But this Terios and Jimny are no run-of-the-mill, pocket-sized 4x4s – they both feature numerous upgrades. We put them to the test at the Thaba Nkwe Game […]
Going soft, anyone? In this episode presenter Bernie Williams “takes one for the team” when he drives two 4x4s in places where you normally won’t find these 4x4s. It’s the flashy Mercedes-Benz GLA220 CDI 4Matic and BMW’s latest X3 3.0d – and we drive them where no GLA or X3 have ever been driven before! We […]
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.