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It’s July! What’s in your Leisure Wheels this month?

2 July 2012

This month in Leisure Wheels adventure motoring magazine:


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NEW MODELS: Citroen C4 AircrossMazda CX-5Infiniti rangeRenault KoleosBMW X1 facelift, Honda CR-V, Jeep SRT8

YOU CAN WIN: A holiday in Mozambique (pg 48) and an Evoque Click Car mouse (pg 81)!




Baboons Pass Foton Tunland Expedition

pg 22 – 29

How do you prove to SA bakkie enthusiasts – a loyal bunch of brand fanatics – that the latest double cab from China can actually run with the big dogs? You take it to Lesotho, of course…




The Bruiser FJ Cruiser comes to town

pg 34 – 35

Distinct though it is, there’s now a way to distinguish your new FJ Cruiser even further from the rest. RGM has completed the Bruiser Cruiser – a conversion of the FJ. We took Bruiser for a spin…




The Hilux Dune Decimator

pg 46 – 47

What do you do when you are truly passionate about dune driving? Simple. You take a standard Hilux double cab and transform it into a spare-no-expense, sand-devouring monster…




Smart and sensible Subaru XV

pg 32 – 33

Subaru’s new crossover looks sportier than it is. Despite its looks, this is not a crossover that’s been designed to get your adrenaline flowing. But the XV is not a disappointment. Not at all…




Wrangler Unlimited Road Test

g 36 – 39

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is arguably the best trail vehicle around. Not only does it have all the off-road bells & whistles one could ask for, but it now sports a robust 3,6-litre powerplant too…








A wild ride in Zimbabwe

Back in the Africa’s wildest of days adventurers like Sir David Livingstone had to keep a wary eye out for predators during road-side lunch breaks.




Chobe restrictions – is it worth the trip?

As we’ve mentioned in previous issues of Leisure Wheels, new restrictions have been put in place to prevent self-drive visitors from entering certain parts of Chobe.




Alu-Cab’s drive off camper

Alu-Cab recently unveiled an innovative camper for double cabs. Not only does it offer accommodation for four people, but it also comes with a set of legs…




Fouriesburg: A small town revival

Small town charm. Village fare. Country cottages. Phrases like these conjure up images of tranquillity – a peaceful and quaint way of life. That, sadly, is no longer …




A rat travels Africa with Johan Badenhorst

It is often difficult to anticipate what you’ll need on an overland journey. When the Voetspore team picked up a couple of unwelcome rodent hitchhikers during a trip …




To Rent or to Buy – that is the question

Equipping yourself for the family’s dream adventure into the bush can be an expensive business. The question is, wouldn’t it be cheaper in the long run just to hire …




A place to share your adventures

What is an adventure? Sure, a long journey to Africa’s most secluded spots is exciting, but you can also find adventure activities close to home.




The mother of invention

Angola is experiencing an astounding revival, says Francois Rossouw. Roads, bridges and building are being improved throughout the country. But while this is …









August is our birthday month – Leisure Wheels publishes its 100th issue, and we’re 15 years old! Look out for great competitions and giveaways on our Facebook page and follow our Twitter account for flash prizes. The magazine is a bumper issue with fantastic content, as usual, as well as some absolutely unique stories. It’s a gem of an issue, that goes to print this week and is on the shelves on the 16th of July 2012. Stay tuned on Facebook for sneak peaks, polls, photos, videos and more!


  • M Scullard

    Can someone tell me how to order back issues in particular July 2012 and December 2011

    • Leisure Wheels

      Hi M Scullard. You can order back issues from our subscriptions department on 021 530 3100. Enjoy! Is there any particular reason you’re interested in those two issues?

    • Leisure Wheels

      Hi MS, give our subscription department a ring on 021 530 3100. May we ask what you’re interested in in particular?