South African Alfie Cox continued his charge in the Dakar Rally on Wednesday, winning the 12th stage from Tidjikja to Tichit in Mauritania.
African Outback, a local manufacturer of 4×4 accessories, has launched a recreational vehicle unit called the Outback Roller Drawer. This accessory holds 150 kg and can be fitted to the Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage, Toyota RAV4 and Land Rover Freelander.
There’s a sense of power, control and security that many people feel behind the wheel of a sport-utility vehicle and it seems more women are in search of that feeling.
Japan’s Hiroshi Masuoka in a Mitsubishi extended his overall lead in the Dakar Rally after winning the 11th stage on Tuesday.
South African Alfie Cox had a good birthday celebration after winning the 10th stage in the Dakar Rally in Atar, Mauritania on Monday. The KTM motorcyclist finished six seconds ahead of Fabrizio Meoni of Italy to move up one place to fourth overall.
Nissan’s hopes in the Dakar Rally depend on Stephane Peterhansel after the well-placed Grégoire de Mevius battled with a clutch problem during the ninth stage from Zouerat to Atar.
Gregoire de Mevius kept the Nissans in the hunt in the Dakar Rally, finishing second behind Hiroshi Masuoka in the desert stage in Morocco on Thursday.
Six-times Dakar Rally motor cycle winner Stephane Peterhansel, in a South African-built Nissan Hardbody, boosted his chances of overall victory when he won the car section during the sixth stage on Wednesday.
So you fancy yourself as something of an off-road specialist? Well, Thunder City, Cape Town’s latest attraction is the place to be – 4×4 enthusiasts will have an opportunity to test their driving skills on a specially designed course.
Government has given environmental minister Valli Moosa the go-ahead to ban 4×4 vehicles from beaches. CARtoday.com provides details of the controversial regulations… Who’s affected, are some individuals or parties exempted from the ban?