2018 Toyota Hilux 2.8 GD-6 Dubbelkajuit 4×4 Raider

Stylvolle vars voorkoms gaan bydra tot selfs groter gewildheid Toyota SA het gedurende Julie 2018 die Suid-Afrikaanse mark bederf met ‘n nuwe Hilux Dakar Edition reeks bakkies en ‘n maand later sy 2018 Hilux bakkie reeks bekendgestel met ‘n vars en stylvolle voorkoms soorgelyk aan die van die Dakar-modelle. In die proses het Toyota sommer […]

2019 ISUZU D-MAX Trusted bakkie range changes its name, but not its stripes

The Isuzu KB has been a trusted name in the bakkie market in South Africa stretching over 40 years and six generations, boasting a proud heritage that was built on reliability, capability, durability and trust. The popular Isuzu bakkie range is entering an exciting new chapter with a name change from KB to D-MAX, re-aligning […]

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2.4 D4 MIVEC 4WD A/T

Transmission upgrade brings about transformation Article: Richard Wiley. Photos: Johann van Tonder   I have had tenure of a number of Mitsubishi Pajeros over the years and without exception, the overriding issue has been the old-fashioned auto transmission which produced more slip than an oiled banana skin. Traversing the hills in my neighbourhood simply exaggerated […]

Mitsubishi celebrating centenary with influx of new and improved models for South Africa

Many firsts mark Mitsubishi’s first 100 years as a world-class vehicle manufacturer – not the least the claim to the world’s first SUV. In South Africa Mitsubishi Motors renewed assault on the South African car market. Along with the much awaited Triton launch, Mitsubishi also refreshed their other models, a program that will culminate in […]

Six things you should know about the Mercedes-Benz X-Class Article: Johann van Tonder

Origins The X-Class is the result of a parts-sharing deal between Mercedes and the Renault-Nissan Alliance – so it’s based on the ladder-frame platform of the Japanese brand’s Navara bakkie. Mercedes has made significant modifications right across the board, however, in a bid to produce a pick-up that it deems worthy of the three-pointed star. […]

Volkswagen Amarok 3.0 TDI V6 Double Cab MOVING THE GOAL POSTS Article: Richard Wiley

Bakkie-mad South Africa now has cause to celebrate the arrival of a double cab contender that stands head and shoulders above its peers – the facelifted Volkswagen Amarok powered by a 3.0 V6 VGT turbo diesel motor that redefines the class. Before I tell you just why this is the king of bakkiedom, I feel […]

Mercedes-Benz Concept X-CLASS

Outlook on the new pickup bearing the three-pointed star   The Mercedes-Benz “Concept X-CLASS” study, on display at the Geneva Motor Show from 9 to 19 March, provides an outlook on the brand’s forthcoming new pickup, the X-Class. Daimler AG will make investments in the high nine figures (euro) in the new model series by the time of […]

Land Rover se “slim” Discovery land in Julie Artikel: Gerrie Smit. Foto: Verskaf

Die nuwe vyfde geslag Land Rover Discovery wat in Julie vanjaar geloods gaan word, het in sy arsenaal van vele vernuftige slim funksies onder andere ‘n afstandbeheerde sitplekuitlegstelsel. Hiermee kan die bestuurder deur middel van sy of haar slimfoon, die raakskerm van die inligting-en-vermaakstelsel op die konsolebord óf knoppies binne die agterklap gebruik om die […]

TAWWE TRITON OOK LEKKER LUUKS Nuwe Mitshubisi Triton dubbelkajuit

DEUR DIRK GALLOWITZ FOTOS: JOHANN VAN TONDER Mitsubishi Motors Suid-Afrika het onlangs hul nuwe herontwerpte Triton dubbelkajuit bakkiereeks plaaslik bekendgestel. Die 2017-model, die vyfde generasie van die gewilde Colt/Triton-reeks, is volgens Mitsubishi die mees gevorderde bakkie wat Mitsubishi tot op hede ontwikkel het.

2.2 Ford Ranger Nou beskikbaar in Auto! Artikel en Fotos: Johann van Tonder

Ford se Ranger het behoorlik die kat in die hoenderhok gegooi toe die nuwe geslag bakkies plaaslik bekend gestel is. Verkope het die hoogte in geskiet en die Ranger het selfs die Hilux momenteel onttroon as as top verkoper bakkie in Suid Afrika. Sedertdien het Toyota geantwoord met ‘n nuwe Hilux, maar nou het Ford […]