Artikel: Nico Boshoff / Franco Theron • Foto’s: Nico Boshoff / Land Rover Suid Afrika
My Old Defender didn’t do that.. !
The slogan that carried my laughter, quoted many times by my co-driver Dieter Losskarn, throughout the three wonderful days we had with the Land Rover Mzansi Edge Expedition.
The wait is finally over… time to heat up the popcorn!
Bekend gestel in 1948, het die Land Rover reeks vroeg naam gemaak as een van die mees ikoniese 4×4 name ter wêreld. Oorspronklik gesien as ‘n simplistiese, maar uitmuntende voertuig vir die veld, het hierdie Britse handelsmerk ontwikkel in ‘n globale leier, wat bykans 8 eksklusiewe voertuie op die Suider-Afrikaanse mark verkoop.
Welkom aan almal, by die splinternuwe Suzuki Jimny en ‘n ellelange waglys. Waarom is die splinternuwe Jimny so popular? Wel, ons het die Jimny vir ‘n maand lank getoets, spesifiek om hierdie punt te bewys.
Many impressions, very few words. Short and sweet!
What it is: A bright orange with black short wheel base Landy. Unfortunately unavailable for purchase (unless you can bribe someone to sell you theirs second hand) as they’ve all been snapped up!
The simple grouch
This review should be one of the easiest and shortest texts I have ever composed but the vehicle in question evokes such vastly differing emotions (also for yours truly) that it threatens to bloat my report into novel proportions. You see, I’ve just spent a week driving Land Rover’s Defender 110 Heritage Edition.
Henties Bay was just the starting point for this amazing local initiative…
Namibia is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries on the planet, its contrasting countryside attracting local and international tourists in their thousands. Unfortunately, some foul elements seem to think that the world is their garbage can and in Namibia it’s no more evident than at the beautiful coastline. One local hero Johan Mostert had enough of this…
So it’s finally holiday time and you’re off to the coast with your boat to visit the in-laws. Or perhaps your daughter got a new horse for Christmas? In both cases you have our sympathy.
Jokes aside though, here’s our little list of cars that can tow big loads, arranged by number of models and total weight. Please note that we based this list on manufacturer’s figures and advise that you confirm any data with your local retailer.
A Series what?
Who knew that Land Rover had so many models, to most people these old Landies just look like the same car! So, if you’ve ever wanted to know the difference between the various Defender ancestors, here’s a concise list of all the models that preceded it: