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Stage 7 of Dakar 2018 served as the so-called Marathon Stage of the event – a 425 km test at high altitude, with no service crews to assist after the stage. As an unsupported stage, the race crews had to service and repair their own vehicles in preparation for Stage [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Leisure Wheels
Dakar 2018, highlights video from Peru We spent time in South America getting up close and personal with the Dakar and here is a little video footage to whet your appetite. You can read the special feature on this year's exciting Dakar Rally in the March issue of the magazine. The post [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Leisure Wheels
Dakar 2018, highlights video from Peru We spent time in South America getting up close and personal with the Dakar and here is a little video footage to whet your appetite. You can read the special feature on this year's exciting Dakar Rally in the March issue of the magazine. The post [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Leisure Wheels
All New Land Rover Discovery
Adventurer Kingsley Holgate's Extreme East adventure is in full swing. This month, Kingsley tells the story of the first part of the trip. This is our 33rd journey of discovery and yet again, there was that same feeling of excitement as we filled the Zulu calabash at the most easterly point [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Mercedes-Benz intends to put the world premiere of the new G-Class on 14 January 201, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, in the spotlight. One way Merc has done this is by adorning the entrance to Cobo Hall at the NAIAS exhibition with a gigantic amber-coloured [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
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The 1979 G-Class was built on a ladder-type frame with coil-sprung rigid axels. At its launch there were four engine variants, two wheelbases and two body styles. Mercedes-Benz has encased one of these, the first G-Class production models, inside a gigantic block of amber resin and it's on display at [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
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