The GWM Steed 5

GWM’s new double-cabs are ready for any task and should appeal to SA’s cost-conscious bakkie-lovers. Lloyd Phillips reports.

A double cab that means business

Robust and sporty. Packed with features. And keenly priced. That’s GWM’s new 4x2 or 4x4 Steed 5 2.0VGT Double Cab. And at its heart is the gutsy 4D20 turbo diesel...

To anywhere & back, with the Tomcar

Tough, strong and as agile as a klipspringer, the Tomcar is a remarkable vehicle.

Chevrolet Trailblazer: big & capable

Out of the blue, Toyota’s legendary Fortuner has a head-to-head competitor. Gavin Foster was at the launch of the new Chevrolet Trailblazer, and came away highly impressed.

Mazda BT-50: a certain quality

The new Mazda BT-50 is a stylish, capable, well-made bakkie offering a decent ride. And there’s a head-scratching range of options. Gavin Foster reports.

The Range Rover Evoque – a beauty that’s a beast

Its extraordinary looks are guaranteed to draw attention wherever you go. But the Range Rover Evoque’s appeal is not just skin-deep – here is an exceptionally capable SUV. Lloyd Phillips...

The new Ford Ranger – it’s the one for work &...

Described by Ford as an all-new design and not merely an evolution of a previous model, the company’s latest Ranger bakkie looks set to take the SA market by storm....

What to look for at the Royal Show

The Royal Show is always a good place to see new tractors and agricultural machinery. This year will be no different. Joe Spencer reports.

Rugged & reliable

Introduced at Nampo, John Deere’s GreenSystem is a range of products especially suited to the African market. Joe Spencer reports.

New from New Holland

New Holland used the 31st LAMMA Show to launch its new T6 tractor range. Joe Spencer reports.

Agri-wheels focus: The Amarok Single Cab – luxurious workhorse

VW impressed the motoring world with its first-ever one-ton bakkie, the Amarok Double Cab. Now the Single Cab smaller version has roared onto the South African market, offering the farmer...

Agri-wheels focus: The Steed 5 does GWM proud

Great Wall Motors top-of-the-range Steed 5 pickup is sure to impress with its value-for-money, hardiness and comfort. Lloyd Phillips put the vehicle through its paces


Much controversy in the UK over farm jobs for Brits

The UK government has urged unemployed citizens to apply for seasonal farm work, however, many applicants have expressed frustration about being overlooked for these agriculture jobs while others have bemoaned...
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