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Overland News :: Warn Synthetic Rope and Soft Shackles

Over the past decade, significant improvements in winching component safety has become available to the overland traveler, mostly as a result of synthetic ropes and soft shackles. The primary advantage of these products is to reduce the total mass of the winching components under load, a soft shackle weighing a fraction of a steel screw…

Overland News :: Dream Job in Colorado

Big Bucks for Working in a Western Paradise News Posting: Grand Junction, CO, April 22, 2019-incredible opening in Grand Junction, Colorado for the Executive Position of City Parks and Recreation Director. It does not get much better at $125,000-$140,000 a year for a low stress, time and holiday packed time off executive position with your…

The 2020 Range Rover Evoque

The 2020 Range Rover Evoque – To Call Forth A crossover SUV was never meant to be a truck; they have been designed to be a far more capable and usable car, and in some cases like the Evoque, a great car with the backroad performance that exceeds some traditional SUVs. This is not an…

MaxTrax Extreme :: First Field Test

“Expedition Portal gets a first look at the newest, and most durable MaxTrax yet.” I remember the first time we really, really, really needed Maxtrax. The Expeditions 7 team was deep into the Canning Stock Route in Australia and encountered a half-mile long, water-logged track. We had already been stuck many times that day, but…

The New 2020 Defender Off-Road!

For what seems like an eternity now, we’ve been waiting for the release of the new Defender, and Land Rover has given us little teasers with a few concepts and even a large-scale sand sketch. The latest came a week ago with an Instagram post that said, “Do not unwrap until 2019,” which sort of announced…

First Look at Chevrolet’s 2020 Silverado HD

The full-size overland market has been exploding over the past two years, and it doesn’t seem like there is any end in sight. Each day more overlanders are realizing that the larger payloads, additional power, and improved comfort they’ve been striving for through modifications are easily achieved by stepping up to heavy-hitting three-quarter ton and…

Jaguar Land Rover Classic Moves to USA

Some time ago we wrote an article on a special portion of Land Rover and Jaguar called the Classic division. This marvelous feat of passion and design builds new  versions of the cars and suv’s from the brand’s legendary heritage, including two-door Range Rovers, Series trucks, and even Jaguar D-Types. Of course, they fetch a…

Land Rover Celebrates 70 Years With Defender Outline

On April 30, Land Rover will be celebrating a huge milestone in their company history: its 70th anniversary. While most manufacturers would choose to throw a big party or rip around a racetrack, this British icon has opted to commemorate the occasion a little differently. They decided to drop world-renowned artist Simon Beck off at…

Today in Weird Auto News: The Rezvani Tank

Over the last decade we’ve seen an increasing number of boutique automakers enter the marketplace, some a bit more impressive than others. The Local Motors Rally Fighter was one of the first in the off-road space to catch our eye, but others have popped up since like the Bollinger Motors all-electric off-roader. That vehicle is…

Texas receives an overland event of its own.

Over the past few years the overlanding scene has truly exploded, giving life to new events all across the country. Yet, despite the large number of enthusiasts in the central U.S., these expos and rallies seem to be concentrated solely along the East and West coasts, leaving those of us in the middle without many…

Jim Ratcliffe and Why You Might Want to Know His Name

When Land Rover ended production of the Defender, the assembly line had not yet come full stop before an eccentric billionaire began making claims he was going to single-handedly bring the vehicle back to life. The uber-rich are prone to such musings, but Jim Ratcliffe is not your garden variety rich guy, he’s a genuine…

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