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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2017 Škoda Octavia RS 245 Wagon.
02 Oct 2018

Top 5 Best Real-World Performance Cars with Four Seats

There are plenty of performance cars on the market but most cost the earth and plenty only have two usable seats, so, here’s our list of the top 5 best real-world performance cars with four seats.

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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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25 Sep 2018

26 laps of the Nurburgring in a Ford Fiesta ST…Just because

Heaven… Or how I lapped the Nurburgring 26 times (or more than 500km) in a Ford Fiesta ST. And you can too – here’s what you need to know.

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10 Sep 2018

How to prepare for remote camping with a camper trailer or caravan

Camping is the gateway to remote area travel, so it’s a good skill to master. Here’s how to prepare for remote camping with a camper trailer or caravan.

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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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03 Sep 2018

How to tow a caravan or camper trailer off-road

Towing is hard enough on-road, let alone towing a caravan or camper trailer across rough terrain. Here are a few simple things to keep in mind

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27 Aug 2018

How to reverse a trailer

Some people make reversing a trailer look easy. Is it? Here’s everything you need to know about reversing a trailer.

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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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20 Aug 2018

How to load a caravan or camper trailer

So you’ve bought your trailer, now to load it. There’s more to this than just filling up all the available space. Here’s our guide on how to load a caravan or camper trailer.

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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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LED headlight
14 Aug 2018

What is an LED headlight?

It wasn’t all that long ago that your car’s headlights were a simple light bulb, most still are, but LED headlights are becoming increasingly common. So, what is an LED headlight?

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13 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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13 Aug 2018

What key modifications should you make to your 4×4 to make it a better towing vehicle?

Can you make a good 4×4 towing vehicle better? Yes. And here are the key modifications to make your 4×4 a better towing vehicle.

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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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