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That’s the spirit

Renowned for its challenging terrain and thrilling atmosphere, the Spirit of Africa challenge is the brainchild of local motorsport legend, Sarel van der Merwe. Described as one of the toughest 4×4 challenge in Africa for amateurs, this year saw the 19th edition of the event, run in partnership with Nissan for the first time. ANTON WILLEMSE SNR participated in the media challenge.
Photos by BRADLEY JONES

Nissan Magnite Review:

Some older readers might recall a humble little car brand named Datsun. It became known for its little 1400 bakkie, which replaced the big American gas guzzlers during the fuel crisis of the 1970s. Now fast forward to 2022, and we find ourselves amidst another fuel crisis. And here to save us from the large gas guzzlers yet again is another humble little Japanese vehicle, the Nissan Magnite.

Crossing over to the adventurous side

Spending two days driving on a few truly beautiful routes in Mpumalanga and the Limpopo province and then unwinding in the lap of luxury for another three days sounded like pure bliss. Add to that the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of three spectacular destinations and a chance to get the adrenaline pumping and I was raring to go. When I learned that we would be doing so with five op South Africa’s favourite compact crossovers and in the company of representatives from each of these brands, I could barely contain my excitement

Hey Good Looking!

Clear skies, a mild temperature and not even the slightest breeze… when the weather is good, Cape Town really does show off. Getting to experience it in all its glory from behind the wheel of an equally pleasant and attractive vehicle such as the all-new Nissan Qashqai, makes it that much more enjoyable. Liana Reiners attended the recent media launch and tells more.

New models for 2022

Many manufacturers were forced to postpone new vehicle introductions during the past two years. Despite ongoing supply difficulties, 2022 is shaping up to be an exciting year for those in the market for a new set of wheels. Adventure Afrika chatted to the various manufacturers, and scoured the internet and online forums to pick our favourite upcoming models.

A FLYING BARAGWANATH AND CREMER WIN TGRSA 1000 DESERT RACE

Brian Baragwanath and navigator Leonard Cremer made history when they won the inaugural Toyota Gazoo Racing SA (TGRSA) 1000 Desert Race that took place over 18-20 June, and almost a thousand kilometres, in the Upington area of the Northern Cape with their Century Racing CR6.