We take the Jeep Sahara short wheel base for a drive and compare it with the Rubicon in an off road test. Bernie demonstrates the benifits of deflating your tyres and shows when to use your diff-lock. “Icarus”, a maxed out Defender specifically for overlanding is featured along with the De Wildt 4×4 Game Park […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
That 4×4 Show is back! The second series kicks off with an adventure in our customised Land Rover Discovery 1 V8, as our presenters attempt to drive over some large mountains. We also put our latest project vehicle, a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon V6, through some, well, highly scientific tests. Then we head to Pretoria-East and […]
Trip report for the Letele Pass attempt by members of the 4x4community forum.
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.