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Jeep Gladiator Farout Overland Concept

It is difficult to believe that the 2020s have become the golden era of North American overland vehicles, with solid axles, lockers, and diesel motors now available from the factory. And not only all of that goodness, but engineers and designers who “get it”. . . who live it! Their new Farout concept vehicle builds…

EarthCruiser Announces Their CORE DIY and Commercial Offerings

As the overland vehicle market continues to expand, there is more opportunity for recreational vehicle manufacturers to offer commercial and do-it-yourself (DIY) variants of their proven platforms. EarthCruiser is a leader in the cab-over segment, which allows them to leverage their notable experience with 4WD systems and off-highway performance (the founders have decades of offroad…

Nena Barlow and Ram Truck to Tackle 2020 Rebelle Rally

Ram Truck and Nena Barlow are renewing their partnership to tackle the 2020 Rebelle Rally, a 1,000+ mile long navigation-focused 4X4 rally which begins in Lake Tahoe, California. In October, participants will take to the trails, traversing the Nevada desert with the ultimate goal of making it all the way to the Imperial Sand Dunes…

ARB Intensity Solis LED Lights Illuminate the Trail

ARB Intensity Solis LED Lights Illuminate the Trail The new ARB Intensity Solis LED lights are round, focused driving lights that illuminate the road or trail with an impressive 165 watts of power packed into a heat-dissipating aluminum housing. Thanks to the low-profile, squat design, ARB says that the Intensity Solis LED lights have reduced…

Ford and Telenav Collaborate for Offline Vehicle Navigation

SYNC 4 technology, which is at the heart of the new F150 and Bronco line of Ford vehicles, offers rich interactive mapping software via Telenav. In addition to providing traditional navigation, it can also provide suggestions for specialized routes for towing or 4X4 adventures. These navigation features will work with or without cell network coverage….

Sustainable Overlanding with Titus Adventure Company

I found out about Travis’ Denver-based overlanding rental business, Titus Adventure Company, about a month ago when I wrote up a press release detailing their new mountain biking gear rental add-on. But after doing a little bit of digging and learning that Titus offsets all of the carbon emissions of their fleet, I wanted to…

ARB Launches Their All New BASE Rack Overland System

In 1975, ARB began producing high-quality accessories for backcountry explorers, starting with a roof rack. Through the subsequent decades, ARB refined their rack line, making it stronger, lighter, and more refined. Their racks have always been considered expedition grade, robust to a degree that the vehicle’s roof would nearly always fail before the rack. Their…

Go Fast Campers SuperLite Redefines Hardshell RTTs

Montana-based Go Fast Campers has a penchant for producing drool-worthy overlanding gear, and they just did something that is likely to send waves through the rooftop tent (RTT) market. Behold the SuperLite: a sub-100-pound, hard-shell, made-in-the-USA rooftop tent for $1,300. Cue fireworks. EDIT: a SuperLite mattress to go with your SuperLite RTT will add $279,…

Bronco Sport is Compact but Mighty

We’re still riding that Bronco wave of excitement and today we’ve got more details for you. Bronco Sport, Ford’s new ‘Bronco of small SUVs’ plays smaller sibling to the 2-door and 4-door Broncos. The Sport, which appears to be aimed at weekend warriors and a more general audience of would-be Bronco owners, debuts with a…

Ford Sets High Bar for Factory 4×4 with New Bronco

Bronco is back, amid a substantial amount of fanfare and enthusiasm. Bolstering this iconic revival are some impressive stats that promise a highly capable, trail-ready, factory 4WD with a slew of optional upgrades. “We created the Bronco family to elevate every aspect of off-road adventure and equipped them with class-leading chassis hardware and exclusive technologies…

Exciting Toyota Announcements for TRD Pro

Toyota has some exciting announcements this week, including new colors for the TRD Pro line, new performance wheels, shocks, and LED lighting for 4Runner, and Trail Special Editions coming this fall. TRD Pro Models To Offer New Color in 2021 Continuing with the new color tradition, TRD Pro welcomes Lunar Rock in 2021. Lunar Rock…

XOverland Announces First Annual Overland Film Festival

Attention all overland filmmakers: Expedition Overland is hosting the first-ever annual Overland Film Festival this September and they want your film submissions! “The Overlander Film Fest is a worldwide film competition and presentation of short and long-form films based on authentic overland-style adventures. It is a recognition of storytelling and filmmaking amidst the backdrop of…

New Performance Upgrade Packages for Ford Ranger

Ford enthusiasts rejoice, the Ranger just got a whole lot more customizable straight from the dealership. New owners will soon have three optional levels of upgrades to choose from, adding improved performance and style to their 2019 or 2020 Ranger. These additional options come after Ford saw that most new owners were adding an average…

The New Ineos Grenadier is Overland Glory

There are moments in time when greatness coincides with the market—with consumer and commercial demand. The Unimog came back to North America 10 years too soon, and so did the 1993 Defender 110. However, the team at Ineos appears to have timed the release of their Grenadier exactly on queue.   I think Sir Jim…

BFGoodrich Tires Celebrates 150th Anniversary

BFGoodrich Tires, originally a small rubber company that got its start in Akron, Ohio is now a powerhouse in the automotive industry, and this year they celebrate their 150th anniversary. BFGoodrich: A Legacy of Firsts BFGoodrich has a long resume of firsts including first pneumatic car tire produced in the US, tires for the first…

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