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2022 GMC Sierra AT4X: Front & Rear e-lockers, Factory Rock Sliders, Multimatic DSSV Shocks & More

The cat’s out of the bag: the GMC Sierra AT4X will arrive in 2022 as the most capable and comfortable Sierra 1500 yet, with improvements across the board, including specific nods to off-road performance and durability. “Sierra’s momentum continues to accelerate, as the fastest-growing model in the segment,” said Duncan Aldred, global vice president of…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

The Fering Pioneer :: An Ultra-Long Range Utility Electric Vehicle from the F1 World

In 2019, former Ferrari and McLaren F1 engineer Ben Scott-Geddes put pen to paper, hoping to design an expedition vehicle capable of a 56,000-kilometer Pole to Pole overland circumnavigation through some of the harshest and remote terrains on the planet. One leg of the journey, from Canada to Russia, was particularly challenging and required a…

Ineos Grenadier Updates

The Ineos Grenadier is the most exciting SUV in decades, providing a 100% fit for purpose design for overland travel. Solid axles, differential locks, long travel, high payload, and a space efficient box design makes it an object of desire for many of us. I had the opportunity to talk with Greg Clark (GM of…