Desert driving tips
09 Oct 2018

Desert Driving Tips – Off-Road Driving Techniques

Australia’s central deserts offer some of the most spectacular and isolated terrain on the planet and everyone should take the time to experience the serenity that this amazing environment has to offer. Here are our desert driving tips.

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Practical Motoring Says: For those after a hero 4x4 ute, the Holden Colorado Z71 has certainly got the look, and since its late-2016 update, which introduced a host of chassis and suspension changes, as well as exterior and interior styling tweaks, it now offers the on-road style and performance to match it with the best in class. It’s lacking a little in off-road performance, but that’s nothing that can’t be remedied by the 4x4 aftermarket.
01 Oct 2018

Top 5 4×4 Vehicle Choice Questions You Should Ask Yourself

Here are the top 5 4×4 vehicle choice questions you should ask yourself before going to buy a new fourby.

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How to drive on sand dunes
10 Sep 2018

How to drive on sand dunes

Driving on flat sand is one thing, but what do you do when you’re confronted with huge sand dunes? Here are the best techniques to drive on sand dunes… and to safely get down the other side.

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2019 Ford Everest First Drive Review by Practical Motoring
08 Sep 2018

Top 5 Budget Luxury 4x4s under $75k

For those with a champagne taste but a beer budget, there are still plenty of well-equipped 4x4s for the not-so-well heeled. Here’s our top five budget luxury 4x4s.

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2019 Ford Everest First Drive Review by Practical Motoring 81.4%
24 Aug 2018

2019 Ford Everest Review

Dean Mellor’s 2019 Ford Everest Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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21 Aug 2018

Everything you need to know about winch recoveries

There’s no substitute for a winch when it comes to pulling a stuck vehicle out of its predicament, especially when travelling solo, but whether you’re using a hand winch or a vehicle-mounted electric winch, there’s plenty of other gear you’ll need to perform a successful and safe extraction.

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Weekend Escape trip essentials
18 Aug 2018

Weekend escape 4×4 trip essentials

A 4X4 is the perfect vehicle when you need a short break from the daily grind. But even when you head off-road for just a couple of days, you’ll need the right gear to make sure you’re prepared for every eventuality.

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2019 Hyundai Tucson Review by Practical Motoring 82.4%
17 Aug 2018

2019 Hyundai Tucson Review

Dean Mellor’s 2019 Hyundai Tucson Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T Review 76.67%
15 Aug 2018

2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T Crew Cab Review

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T Crew Cab Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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Ford Ranger Raptor
14 Aug 2018

The Top 5 Best Hero Utes

The humble dual-cab 4×4 ute ain’t so humble any more. We look at the top 5 best hero utes either on the Aussie market or about to land here soon.

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Mercedes Vs Nissan
11 Aug 2018

Head to Head: Nissan Navara ST-X Vs Mercedes-Benz X 250 d Power

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class shares its platform with the Nissan Navara but slide behind the wheel of these two 4×4 utes and they feel worlds apart.

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How to carry fuel on your 4x4
08 Aug 2018

How to carry extra fuel in your car

Thanks to the vastness and sparseness of the continent in which we live there’s often a need to carry additional fuel when four-wheel driving. Here’s the best (and safest) way to do it.

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Towing a caravan with a Ford Everest Titanium
19 Jul 2018

Top Caravan and Camper Trailer Towing Tips – the basics

Safely towing a trailer or caravan requires a whole set of extra driving skills…so don’t think you can just hitch up and go if you’ve never towed anything before. Here are our top trailer towing tips.

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Toyota Prado GX
18 Jul 2018

Top 5 Base-Spec 4×4 Wagons

Basic is often best when you want to travel off-road or into remote areas. Here are the Top 5 base-spec 4×4 wagons currently on the Aussie market for proper adventuring.

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How to attach a snatch strap
17 Jul 2018

Gear You Need: Snatch Strap Recovery

When you have two or more vehicles travelling together, a snatch recovery can often be the easiest and fastest way to get a stuck vehicle unstuck. To perform a safe snatch recovery, you’re going to need the right gear.

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