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Over the December holidays, many Vaalies normally head the way of the coast. Like Cape Town, for instance. But what do Capetonians, who also happen to be in the midst of the worst drought in more than a century, do over the same time? We handed Cape Town's Elise Kirsten [...]
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Leisure Wheels
Automotive safety has evolved incredibly over the last decade. Here we look at a modern system that is becoming increasingly common: lane-keep assist. The introduction of active cameras to vehicles has changed the nature of on-road safety dramatically. Thanks to these cameras, the driver is no longer solely responsible for checking [...]
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Leisure Wheels
Another one of Jeep and Mopar's joint creations that will be at the Moab Easter Jeep Safari, which runs from 24 March to 1 April, is the Nacho Jeep (you've got to love the name). Jeep says that the 2018 Wrangler Rubicon conversion makes a statement with its “rare Nacho yellow [...]
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Leisure Wheels
We get behind the scenes and interview Kingsley and Ross Holgate who, with their team of adventurers, have recently returned from Somalia on a Land Rover expedition called Extreme East. Kingsley, they call you the Greybeard of African adventure and say that you and your team are the most travelled adventurers [...]
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Leisure Wheels
A 4×4 capable of towing a large caravan or boat tends to come with a large sticker price. Here are six second-hand options that'll get the job done, but won't break the bank in the process. A luxury caravan or large boat requires a vehicle with some serious horses. Sure, [...]
Mon, Mar 26, 2018
Leisure Wheels
I've completed the 1 500km trip between Johannesburg and Cape Town on more than 50 occasions. I always prefer to use the N12, driving via Kimberley, and then linking up to the N1 at Three Sisters. I like to drive alone. It gives me plenty of time to ponder things, listen [...]
Mon, Mar 26, 2018
Leisure Wheels