Tested: 2012 Mitsubishi Pajero Legend

Pajero legend includes N$120 000 worth of accessories

I’ve recently become very aware of how much of a selling a point a car full of gadgets is, particularly for those more outdoor-orientated types. This point was driven home recently when I test-drove Mitsubishi’s Pajero Legend – a limited edition of the popular 4th generation Pajero 3.2 Di –D GLX  – complete with a rather generous supply of gear and gadgetry to tempt any 4×4 enthusiast into the bush.

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Tested: 2011 Land-Rover Defender 110

The terrible toy

As per usual, I’m launching straight into a confession with this week’s review of the Land-Rover Defender 110: I actually own a Defender.  I encouraged colleagues to write about the boxy Brit but somehow everyone was busy, thus I’ll try to be as objective and rational as possible.

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Launched: Volkswagen Amarok

The German Giant

When the cat’s away, the mice will play. No sooner had our senior journalist boarded an Airbus bound for Germany and I took charge of the office. I rearranged all thumbtacks, drank all the coffee, put my feet on the desk and got myself invited to the launch of the new Volkswagen Amarok.

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