September 16, 2014

  • You have to love someone who gets incredibly committed to a very weird idea. What you see for sale here is a right-hand drive 1971 Mercedes-Benz 220D in South Africa, but this old Mercedes is now converted into a pickup, complete with bed cover, and there's big secret under the hood, too. The pickup conversion appears well done based on seller Sedgefield Classic Cars' photos. Even the tonneau cover fits well. You could almost believe that this Mercedes lived its life as a Chevrolet El Camino-...

July 12, 2013

  • What would you do if a wild animal jumped into your vehicle through an open window during an African safari? What if said animal was an impala being chased by cheetahs? Though the scenario seems unbelievable, that's just what happened to a group of tourists in Kruger National Park in South Africa, and it was all caught on video. With the tour groups stopped, a motorist with a video camera handy happens to catch the unlikely sight of a herd of impalas (not that kind of Impala) jumping over the...

May 31, 2012

January 25, 2012

May 11, 2011

  • What's the point of going on safari if your truck's rumble and exhaust sully the experience? That's what Axeon and Land Rover have reasoned, teaming up with the solution you see here. Developed in collaboration with JLR South Africa, this Defender 110 - a long-wheelbase model with an extended pickup bed (fitted with extra seating) instead of an extra set of doors - has had its diesel engine replaced with a lithium-ion battery pack mated to an unspecified motor capable of propelling the...

May 10, 2011

  • What's the point of going on safari if your truck's rumble and exhaust sully the experience? That's what Axeon and Land Rover have reasoned, teaming up with the solution you see here. Developed in collaboration with JLR South Africa, this Defender 110 - a long-wheelbase model with an extended pickup bed (fitted with extra seating) instead of an extra set of doors - has had its diesel engine replaced with a lithium-ion battery pack mated to an unspecified motor capable of propelling the...
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