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Mercedes Unveils Updated Military Spec G-Wagen W464 G350d

Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the upgraded W464 G-Wagen for “Rescue and Special Operations”. The hope is that a civilian version of the military spec G-Wagen W464 will soon be made available as that would be an excellent base for an international overland vehicle, despite the anticipated price tag north of $200,000. The vehicle boasts a heavy-duty…

Mitsubishi Delica L300 4×4 – “SLACKERvan”

The Mitsubishi L300 4×4 has a cult-like following in the world of overlanding, and for good reason. This “small but mighty” vehicle is built on a modified Pajero chassis and thus benefits from the go-anywhere performance of a proper 4WD, whilst offering the space and functionality of a short wheelbase van. I love compact overland…

Mule Expedition Outfitters – MuleWagon Project

Australians know a thing or two about overland travel. Their country is enormous, and a traveler must be well prepared for every eventuality in the most remote areas. The Aussies have a love affair with their Utes (utility vehicles), and the flatbed configuration seems by far the most popular. But why? Well, there are a…

Overland News of the Week

Toyota Land Cruiser LC80 RTR (1/18th scale) If you’ve been looking for a good deal on a Land Cruiser 80 Series, here it is. This 1/18-scale LC80 is powered by a 7.4-volt LiPO battery and features aluminum frame rails, scale interior features, working headlights, and indicator lights. And for your 1/18-scale overland adventures, it’s also…

Overland Classifieds :: 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with Ursa Minor Camper

Despite a long list of specifications, this 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon maintains a clean and understated look. Prospective buyers will be drawn to the vehicle’s upgraded suspension components, lighting upgrades, a plethora of Goose Gear seat deletes and interior storage, and the Ursa Minor pop-up camper. Of course, the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is renowned for…

Highlights from the 2021 Toyo Tires Trailpass Experience

Photography by Richard Giordano Toyo Tires hosted their free Trailpass event this past weekend at the Holcomb Valley Ranch, deep in the San Bernardino mountains of California. The site, located just above 7,000 feet, offered cold nights and warm days filled with a solid itinerary of workshops and outdoor activities. Catering to the outdoor, off-road,…

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Telkwa Pass—British Columbia’s “Shortcut” between Smithers and Terrace

Photos provided by ridingfullcircle.com, Uncle “M” (advrider.com), and Jillian Kofoed (Totem Auto Group) He’s about to suggest riding something I won’t like and will do everything he can to convince me. Dave’s been scouring Google Earth and paper maps for a few hours now and has found a little side tour over Telkwa Pass—a rugged 71-mile…

Million Mile Tundra :: Quality Durability and Reliability (Video)

As overlanders, reliability and durability are critical considerations. We need our trucks to start every time, and perform reliably while heavily loaded and traversing challenging terrain. While researching reliability on the new 2022 Tundra, we found Tim Esterdahl’s (from Pickup Truck and SUV Talk) interview of Aaron Morvant. Aaron is a hot shot driver that…

Lindsey Vonn Tests Her Adventure Skills at the Land Rover TReK 2021 Off-road Competition

Olympian and Jaguar Land Rover ambassador Lindsey Vonn joined forces with mountaineer Hilaree Nelson and ESPN senior writer Alyssa Roenigk to test their technical driving, navigation, and team collaboration skills in Land Rover’s TReK 2021 off-road competition. This multi-day event is designed to educate and test US Land Rover retailer staff with a variety of…

Overland News of the Week at Expo West

iKamper Disco Series Cooking Outfit iKamper makes a strong entry to the cooking game with this modular setup, complete with burner, adjustable legs, and more. What makes this cooking outfit unique? To begin with, the Disco burner (which is manufactured by Korean gear manufacturer Kovea) can be used independently of the tripod, thanks to its…

Redarc Unveils New Line of Adventure-ready Solar Panels

Australian power management equipment manufacturer Redarc has announced its new line of adventure-ready solar panels. Designed to survive the harsh environments that many of us explore with our overland vehicles, this collection of fixed, portable, and flexible solar cells capture additional power to keep your battery system topped off in the backcountry. “REDARC’s solar panels…

Eye-Catching Vehicle Builds of Overland Expo West 2021

Photography by Richard Giordano After a hiatus in 2020, Overland Expo West was back in the saddle this past weekend with a busy event at Flagstaff’s Fort Tuthill County Park. Offering their usual jam-packed schedule of roundtables, educational sessions, trail rides, presentations, and vehicle walk-arounds, the Expo fairgrounds were also filled to the brim with…