Suzuki’s Grand Vitara is sought after and there’s a good reason why. THE WORLD IS FULL OF plastic-fantastic softroaders. Mazdas, Hondas, even many Jeeps and Land Rovers these days. These vehicles lack clearance, low range, and in place of lockable centre differentials have on-demand all-wheel-drive systems that don’t distribute torque
Being more of an AWD than 4X4 owner, I haven’t had a lot of experience modifying 4X4s. But I know it costs a lot. I have never spent much on mods for the 4X4s I have owned, but when a friend of mine purchased a pretty stock Nissan Navara, up
Alex Rae’s 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Review with pricing, specs, infotainment, performance, ride, handling, safety, verdict and score.
Cooper ST-Maxx all-terrain tyres What they are Light-truck tyres with a pattern on the aggressive side of all-terrain, in a 265/70/17 size. What we did Run them on a Ford Ranger PX for 37,000km covering everything from bitumen to snow, deep mud, sand and rocks. Tread depth new was 15mm,
Isaac Bober’s 2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Highline Review with pricing, specs, infotainment, performance, ride, handling, safety, verdict and score.
UHF CB is free to use inter-vehicle communication, but there’s still rules to follow. You can’t randomly pick a UHF channel and use it for offroad touring or any other purposes you like. Here are the channels you CANNOT use except for their designated purposes: 5 and 35 – emergency
Australian new car sales are continuing apace and, in May, sales of SUVs overtook passenger car sales…
Can a Pajero Sport run larger diameter tyres, and if so, why would you? QUESTION: First of all, what a brilliant idea the new website! I used to spend a lot of time fishing for 4×4 content on the Practical Motoring website, now I can have the quality content at
It’s amazing what objects of 4X4 desire come up in Japanese auctions! JAPAN HAS A thriving car auction scene and while there’s plenty of Nissan GT-Rs, kei cars and peoplemovers you also find a lot of interesting offroaders from yesteryear. Here’s a selection of vehicles you know you’d love to
Rolling coal is the stupidest idea since stance
Those wanting to challenge their 4×4 off-road will need to lift it but independent front suspension presents a challenge.
Robert Pepper’s 2017 Ford Everest Review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, verdict and score
Hills can kill. Here’s how to drive on steep hills safely in your 4×4.
Meet Practical Motoring 4×4, a brand-new automotive website from the team behind Practical Motoring; dedicated to 4×4 owners and buyers.
ANCAP has awarded the Audi Q5, Skoda Kodiaq, Mini Countryman and Audi Q2 a maximum five-star rating.