The Johannesburg International Motor Show is the focus of this weeks show. We find out what is new in the 4×4 market and look back to find the roots of some of the icons of 4×4 motoring. We also investigate departure angles and how it relates to towbars and aftermarket bumpers and visit Atlantis Dunes […]
We compare the Land Rover Defender 110 with the Toyota Land Cruiser V6, both in Double Cab configuration and we find out what happens to your fuel consumption at different tyre pressures. Our trail review takes a look at Hennops Off Road Trail near Hartbeespoort and our Daihatsu Terios starts it’s journey of transformation. Bernie […]
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 […]
Two Toyota Land Cruisers, an angry desert elephant, and some elusive desert lions… in this episode of THAT 4×4 SHOW, Bernie Williams heads to Namibia in a new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado to try and locate the legendary Dr Flip Stander, probably the world’s leading lion researcher. The plan was to first find Doc Stander in […]
Caught between a rock and a… Toyota Fortuner, towing a Jurgens Xplorer caravan? In episode 2, we take a standard Fortuner and Xplorer off-road caravan so far off the beaten track in Lesotho the rig may never come back to the RSA again. A supercharged Toyota Land Cruiser goes sand blasting and we try to […]
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.
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.
Trip report for the Letele Pass attempt by members of the 4x4community forum.