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.

Isaac Bober 2 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
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.

Practical Motoring 2 Read More
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?

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 3 Read More
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.

Practical Motoring 0 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
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!

Practical Motoring 2 Read More
16 Nov 2017

Just how far can a stock-standard 4WD take you?

Just how far can a stock-standard Ford Everest 4WD take you? Ford took me to Tasmania to test my (very basic) off-road driving skills and find out.

Jane Speechley 3 Read More
Crossing the Simpson Desert
13 Nov 2017

Dashing across the Simpson in a Haval H9 and Great Wall Steed – Part 1

We just crossed the Simpson Desert in only nine days and with two vehicles that almost no-one expected us to drive: the Haval H9 and Great Wall Steed.

Robert Pepper 9 Read More
An A/T such as this BF Goodrich All-Terrain offers a good compromise between on-road performance and off-road capability and durability.
01 Nov 2017

Buying the right tyres for your 4×4

Here’s what you need to know when it comes to buying the right tyres for your 4×4.

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