In 2019 the Defender Trophy Cape took place in Addo Elephant Park near Port Elizabeth. Amazing scenery, wild game and rough trails are on the cards for all the teams.
The 2018 Reach for a Dream 4×4 Family Fun Day is a fund raising event raising money for children with terminal illness. Well supported by the 4×4 community, it is a great way to spend a day off-road.
In March a 4×4 Charity Jamboree was held to raise funds for 3 year old Michaella who was born with CHD. Hobby Park in Krugersdorp was the venue and much fun was had by all.
Time to find out who won the 2018 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge. But as always, finals day didn’t go according to plan. Watch as the teams battle the elements… again!
The third round of the 2017 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge was hosted by Lekoa Lodge near Villiers. Situated along the banks of the Vaal river, it can be quite a scenic place… but that wouldn’t matter to the teams on this event. The trail would be tackled at night – thats right, in the dark […]
De Voetpadkloof, in the spectacular Loskop Valley, was the venue for the second round of this years Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge. Last time the Challenge visited the venue, the event was cancelled after an overnight visit from a tornado caused much destruction. This time the weather held and the teams were able to enjoy the […]
Round 1 of the 2018 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge proper took place in the Dinokeng Game Reserve & while the main base of operations was at Tshikwalo Lodge, the route wound its way through big 5 country. A proper african adventure was on the cards for the qualifying teams, with mud, sand, inclines, water crossings […]
Sani Pass… All electric Jeep Grand Cherokee… would it be possible? We find out. We also feature an update on our orange Disco 1 V8 & take a look back at the season.
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 […]
In this episode we test the latest Forester from Subaru, which sports a CVT gearbox. We also test the “As slow as possible, as fast as necessary” principle and take a look at some factors to consider in choosing aftermarket accessories for your 4×4. Then we head to Namibia with Conqueror on a dune trip […]
We drive 3 SUV’s to see if they can save you money… one small and inexpensive, one middle of the road and one that is not so inexpensive but should save you cash at the pumps. Also featured is a monster V8 Prado from Cape Town & we visit a family oriented trail.
It’s bakkie vs bakkie in this week’s show. The recently launched Isuzu KB is up against the Mitsubishi Triton, also recently uprated with a new 2.5 litre diesel engine. We also feature the Groenkloof trail in Pretoria and show you how to deal with oversteer and understeer on a gravel road. We also drive a […]
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.