10 Jan 2018

How to tackle Steep Hill Climbs… 4×4 driving techniques

Driving in steep, hilly country can be a challenge. With good preparation and the right vehicle knowledge, you might be surprised at just how capable you and your 4×4 can be.

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09 Jan 2018

Dashing across the Simpson Desert with a Haval H9, Great Wall Steed, a Triton and now an Everest – Part 7 – Meet our support

How And Why We Dashed Across The Simpson Desert In A Week From Melbourne With A Haval H9 And Great Wall Steed. This week we look at another of our companions.

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How to drive in mud
05 Jan 2018

How to drive in mud… off-road driving techniques

Jumping in muddy puddles can be a lot of fun – just ask Peppa Pig – but driving though muddy puddles can be fraught with danger. Here’s how to drive in mud.

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RAM 2500 Laramie
27 Dec 2017

What is torque?

Torque is the grunty force that makes your vehicle good for towing and just generally overcoming its own weight. Practical Motoring explains what torque is.

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24 Dec 2017

Bush pinstripe damage – advice from a professional

Bush pinstripes are a part of off-roading. We talk with professional detailer, Darren Hosking, about how to prevent them and what to do once you’ve got them.

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18 Dec 2017

Dashing across the Simpson Desert with a Haval H9, Great Wall Steed and a Triton – Part 6 – Meet our support

How And Why We Dashed Across The Simpson Desert In A Week From Melbourne With A Haval H9 And Great Wall Steed. This week we look at one of our companions.

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11 Dec 2017

Dashing across the Simpson with a Haval H9 and Great Wall Steed – Part 5 – Packing for a Big Trip

How And Why We Dashed Across The Simpson Desert In A Week From Melbourne With A Haval H9 And Great Wall Steed. This week we look at packing for a big trip.

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4WD vs SUV, 4x4 vs SUV
09 Dec 2017

4WD Or SUV/Crossover? 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose A 4WD

Take your off-roading adventure beyond your imagination and explore the best bits of Australia. Find out which vehicle type is the best for you.

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09 Dec 2017

Choosing off-road tyres – Why your choice of rubber needs to be rethought

When it comes to choosing tyres for your off-roader, do you really need one set for the road and one for the bush?

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BMW boss talks tough on local sales - wants more X models
07 Dec 2017

BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system explained

BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system is one of the most sophisticated and effective on the market. Here’s how it works.

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04 Dec 2017

Dashing across the Simpson with a Haval H9 and Great Wall Steed – Part 4 – Communication and Navigation

How And Why We Dashed Across The Simpson Desert In A Week From Melbourne With A Haval H9 And Great Wall Steed. Exploring the communication you need.

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Ford Everest 4WD driving along a road
25 Nov 2017

4×4 Driving Tips – Adapting To Suit The Terrain

Ready to drive your 4WD off-road? Safely adapting to different terrains is key. Learn more about different terrains so you are prepared for your drive.

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20 Nov 2017

Will your brake controller work with advanced safety aids when you’re towing a trailer?

Modern cars have advanced safety aids like AEB, and you want to make sure they still work when you’re towing a trailer or caravan.

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20 Nov 2017

Dashing across the Simpson in a Haval H9 and Great Wall Steed – Part 2: Tyres

As we continue our Simpson Desert crossing series with the Haval H9 and Great Wall Stead, this week, we look at tyres; the most important part of your 4×4.

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Ford Everest towing a caravan around a corner
17 Nov 2017

4WD Trailer and Caravan Towing Techniques 

Towing a trailer or caravan may seem intimidating but with our quick video guide you can master 4WD towing techniques. Prepare for your next adventure now!

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