Dust & Diesel

Neil and Tineke’s Amarok has been their partner in crime for many trips, varying from short getaways to more extended travels, covering up to 6 000km over two weeks and through some of the most rugged terrain South Africa and Namibia has on offer.

Vans make a comeback

For as long as I can remember, the Volksiebussie was pretty much the only option when it came to minivans for family use in South Africa. It ticked all the right boxes and was as common on the roads within the Kruger as impalas. However, in recent years, this bus has been joined by a plethora of new options, all way more luxurious than the kombi made famous by David Kramer and his rooi velskoene. Mary Willemse drove a few recently and shares her thoughts.

Pricing for new VW Amarok announced

The new, second-generation Volkswagen Amarok is set to hit the South African market before the end of March 2023. Its predecessor was a massive hit, clocking up nearly 830 000 global sales. Well over 42 000 were sold locally.

The unsung hero

For many years the Volkswagen Caddy become a great choice for any family looking for a bit of extra space whilst on their adventures.

Bakkie battle heating up: Making headlines New Amarok

Cape Town recently played host to the international launch of the new Volkswagen Amarok. While South Africans will have to wait a little longer before being able to get their hands on one, we thought we would whet your tastebuds with an overview of some of its key features.

A new beginning for Amarok

he Amarok has been on the market for a while. It is known for its refined nature. And now Volkswagen has a new one on the horizon.