The Koue Bokkeveld along one of our favourite driving roads

Posted by Anton Crone on 20 July 2021

We head to the Koue Bokkeveld to enjoy one of the best
driving roads in the country. His transport? Mercedes-AMG’s seven-seater
GLS 63 4Matic+.

Here’s a quick taster. Read all about it in the September issue of Getaway magazine.

The Wheels

  • Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4Matic+ 
  • Engine: Four-litre V8 petrol, twin turbochargers,
    450kW, 850Nm
  • Performance: 0–100km/h 4.2 secs, 250kph 
  • Interior: Seven-seater, three rows, rear:
  • automatic folding
  • Drive system: AMG Performance 4Matic+ all-wheel drive with  fully variable torque distribution
  • Transmission: Nine-speed Speedshift
  • Fuel consumption,
    combined: 11.9l/100km
  • CO² emissions: 273g/km

The Route

The R303through the Middelberg mountain range is one of the country’s best driving stretches with three beautiful passes: Middelberg, Buffelshoek and Elandskloof offering views, drop-offs and gradients up to 1:5.






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