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.

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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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Ford Everest Trend 4WD driving through mud ruts
27 Oct 2017

Driving tips for mud and mud ruts (with video)

Ready for your next off-road adventure? Learn to tackle mud ruts safely with our 4WD driving tips across mud and ruts.

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19 Oct 2017

A Beginners Guide to a 4×4 Pre-Trip Inspection

If you’ve just purchased a brand-new 4WD and are planning a trip off-road, then this article is a must-read to ensure you get the most out of your new vehicle

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The Ford Everest offers plenty of room for packing everything you'll need on a 4x4 road trip
06 Oct 2017

4 Things To Consider When Packing For Your 4WD Road Trip

Learn how to make the most of the room in your 4×4 before your next adventure.

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06 Oct 2017

Tested: Bosch Safety Control System with ABS and sway mitigation

Bosch has launched its Safety Control System with ABS and sway mitigation, for caravans and heavy trailers and we went along to see how well it works.

Robert Pepper 6 Read More
Learn some tricks and tips for driving in hard or soft sand in your 4x4
29 Sep 2017

Driving on hard and soft sand in your 4×4

Learn some tricks and tips for driving in hard or soft sand in your 4×4.

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How to drive on steep hills
22 Sep 2017

Traction is key to off-roading on steep hills – Learn why…

4WD top tips and tricks for driving in steep terrain.

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The Ford Everest towing a Coromal rough road caravan
15 Sep 2017

The Complete 4×4 Guide To Towing A Caravan Or Trailer

Everything you need to know about towing, manoeuvring and reversing a caravan or camper trailer.

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How to self-recover your 4WD if you become stuck off-road
01 Sep 2017

Be Like Bear Grylls With Basic 4WD Recovery Techniques

Top tips on how to self-recover your 4WD when it’s stuck out in the bush, mud, snow or sand.

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Ground clearance is important especially if you take your 4x4 on off-roading adventures such as river crossings or off the beaten track
25 Aug 2017

Why is ground clearance important for a 4WD SUV?

Ground clearance is important especially if you take your 4WD on off-roading adventures such as river crossings or off the beaten track.

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21 Feb 2017

You can’t just drive out into the desert… preparing for an off-road camping trip

How do you prepare for an offroad camping trip? Here’s what we did to get ready for our recent Jaguar F-Pace test.

Robert Pepper 8 Read More
07 Feb 2017

Reader help: 6X6 conversions, luxury SUVs and the power of air-conditioning

We answer a few quick queries from readers on everything from 6×6 conversions to the importance of air conditioning in cars…

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17 Jan 2017

Reader help: What precautions do I need to take when driving my Discovery Sport on a beach?

Last time it was a BMW on a beach, now it’s a Land Rover Discovery Sport…

Robert Pepper 3 Read More