Mercedes’ latest Gelandewagen Professional is still a fairly rough and ready 4×4, without many of the extras we have come to expect on modern vehicles. In this episode we drive one to find out how it compares with one of the earliest models, we also drive a trail in Botswana, Bernie demonstrates engine braking on […]
Round 2 of the Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge is hosted by the Mercedes Benz Club. There is plenty of action as the Gelandewagens go up against each other on this tricky course.
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 […]
On That 4×4 Show Episode 3: Bernie sends Mr T on a 2500km adventure drive on mostly back roads, from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean… in a Subaru XV. Will the crossover 4×4 make it? We also visit the Levuvuh 4×4 trail, go big in a 35-inch Mercedes Gelandewagen, take a standard Toyota Prado […]
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.