4x4magazine

Golden oldies Camel Trophy

For two decades the Camel Trophy was the epitome of all things adventure, perseverance, toughness and – of course – Land Rover. From humble beginnings the event morphed into the ultimate test of man and machine as teams from around the world competed in the roughest conditions imaginable to walk off with the ultimate accolade. TONY YEO reflects on South Africa’s participation and the birth of the local event, the Camel Adventure.

TECHNICAL-Batteries

There are often posts on 4×4 groups where people inquire about purchasing a battery. Sometimes the advice given makes no sense at all, which motivated DIRK VAN REENEN to consolidate the key elements around how a battery, charger and charge controller work.

Cruising along

The Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series is well known for its overlanding prowess. What it’s not known for is its abundance of tech. In fact,

What’s no to love

Suzuki is riding a wave of success that is looking more like a tsunami with every new model it launches. LIANA REINERS shares her take on the latest offering from the brand to reach local shores (pun intended).