4x4 Experience


Enjoy an off-road experience being trained with our 4x4 experts, tackling a range of terrains such as hill climbs, steep ascents and descents, sand driving and water crossings.

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Price:

R 5 200

Duration:

FULL DAY

Venue:

GEROTEK TESTING FACILITY

Overview


Enjoy an off-road experience being trained with our 4x4 experts, tackling a range of terrains such as hill climbs, steep ascents and descents, sand driving and water crossings. This comprehensive 4X4 programme will offer you the tools to understand your vehicle better with the latest technology available. The purpose of this kind of training is to give you the knowledge and confidence to drive your vehicle on and off the road safely, in preparation for any getaway destination.

The Programme


Individual Arrival

07H30 – WELCOME AND REGISTRATION

THEORETICAL BRIEFING

  • Vehicle familiarisation and course orientation
  • Vehicle recovery
  • Assessing, climbing, descending
  • Continental Off-Road Tyre technology
  • Off-Road 4-wheel-drive system
  • Diff Lock and Center Diff Lock usage and function
  • Ditches, side slopes, ridges and ruts
  • Traction control systems and the correct use of same
  • Sand trough, wheel or track sinkage and slip
  • Rolling resistance
  • Traction and floatation of tyres
  • Negotiating gradients and effective weight transfer procedures
  • Debriefing

17H00 – INDIVIDUAL DEPARTURE

Course Instructors


Natalie Weston

Clint Weston

Founding Member at Motorsport Marketing and Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving 
Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving | Pretoria Boys High School 
Johannesburg Area, South Africa.

I have been involved with Mercedes-Benz and AMG Driver Training for 14 years and in the industry for 20 years, much the same as my professional motorsport career. I have a passion for cars.

I believe in combining pure adrenalin, high speed driving, maximum safety, education and passion for everything AMG stands for.

Natalie Weston

Auret Rossouw

Marketing and Events Manager/Advanced Driving Instructor at AMG Driving Academy 
AMG Driving Academy | Tshwane University of Technology
Johannesburg Area, South Africa.

It is very rewarding for me to know that I can change someone’s attitude towards driving and understanding what a vehicle can do in different circumstances.

Natalie Weston

Ebrahim Mohammed

Advanced Driving Instructor at AMG Driving Academy 
Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving 
Johannesburg Area, South Africa.

It is most rewarding to building someone from where they walk in very nervous & unsure, to being comfortable and able.

Natalie Weston

Valentino Meirotti

Owner of Meirotti Tourism ie Famba Famba Tour Design Specialists | 
Famba Famba Tour Design Specialists | Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving | University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria 
Johannesburg Area, South Africa

At the end of the day when drivers depart with better skills and brimming with confidence, I know I have helped put a better driver on our roads.

Natalie Weston

Muhammad Hoosain

Advanced Driving Instructor 
Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving | South Africa

My ultimate goal is to continue to pursue and share this passion I have for this career and to instill in others the ability to become safer drivers, all the while continuing to offer a heightened experience.

Natalie Weston

Donovan Taylor

AMG Academy | Product Training for Mercedes-Benz | Radio and Tv Personality 
DTaylor Trading | Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Driving | Davis&Dean 
Johannesburg Area, South Africa

I have a passion for the brand as well as helping people in any way I can so being an instructor at the AMG Driving Academy ticks all the boxes in my criteria for day to day satisfaction.

Natalie Weston

Courtney Nicholl

Marketing and Events Manager/Advanced Driving Instructor at AMG Driving Academy 
AMG Driving Academy | Tshwane University of Technology
Johannesburg Area, South Africa.

I have a passion for the brand as well as helping people in any way I can so being an instructor at the AMG Driving Academy ticks all the boxes in my criteria for day to day satisfaction.

Natalie Weston

Malcome Treges

Marketing and Events Manager/Advanced Driving Instructor at AMG Driving Academy 
AMG Driving Academy | Tshwane University of Technology
Johannesburg Area, South Africa.

I have a passion for the brand as well as helping people in any way I can so being an instructor at the AMG Driving Academy ticks all the boxes in my criteria for day to day satisfaction.

Natalie Weston

Natalie Weston

Marketing and Events Manager/Advanced Driving Instructor at AMG Driving Academy 
AMG Driving Academy | Tshwane University of Technology
Johannesburg Area, South Africa.

I have a passion for the brand as well as helping people in any way I can so being an instructor at the AMG Driving Academy ticks all the boxes in my criteria for day to day satisfaction.