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We love cars here at Digital Trends, but we don't love everything about them. Something that's right at the top of every car owner's list of things they despise about car ownership? Defrosting a vehicle's windows on cold winter mornings. Fortunately, researchers from ETH Zurich in Switzerland are on the case [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Digital Trends
It's a commercial panel van. It's the most expensive 4×4 in this test, with a retail price far in excess of R1 million with all the aftermarket extras thrown in the mix. It's also one of the coolest 4x4s we've ever taken on a Leisure Wheels Adventure. “There's something inherently honest [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Leisure Wheels
VW's Amarok 3.0TDI V6 doesn't have a transfer case. It does have a mighty 165kW V6 turbodiesel engine, a very capable 4Motion 4WD system and an electronic party trick called ‘Off-road' – activated via a button located in the centre console. When Volkswagen launched the Amarok 3.0TDI V6 in South Africa, [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Leisure Wheels
Ford's Ranger T6 has certainly given the double cab bakkie segment a shake and a stir since its introduction in 2011. Since then, the Ranger has received some nips and tucks, both inside and out and the drivetrain has even been smoothed over. The latest 3.2TDCi Wildtrak 4×4 joined us [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Leisure Wheels
The Isuzu KB300 D-Teq 4×4 Auto is not exceedingly luxurious. Nor is it particularly modern, or fast, or the prettiest bakkie in all the land. But there is this one endearing quality about an Isuzu KB300… one of a trustworthy partner that will never let you down, no matter what. [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Leisure Wheels
Shortly before our Adventure, Mitsubishi unveiled a special edition of the Triton bakkie. The Triton 2.4Di-D 4×4 Auto Athlete joined us in Lesotho… and attracted a fair amount of attention. When it comes to introducing a halo model to the range, you want a name or series of letters and numbers [...]
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Leisure Wheels