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 […]
On this show we review the new Mercedes Benz GL500 and try to find out who should be buying it. The trail review covers an extreme Lesotho adventure on Letele Pass and Bernie helps you judge your cornering off-road. We also find out if you can save fuel by folding your wing mirrors and the […]
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.
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.