Land Cruisers are classic and authentic, and have always placed an emphasis on durability and capability over luxury and domestic ‘functionality’.
The 2011 Expedition Portal Overland Awards
4wd SUV of the Year – North America (US and Canada)
A Tour of the New FWC Production Facility
This jeep carries 48-star flag from days before Hawaii and Alaska joined the union.
Via West County Explorers Club: My friend Greg just sent me a link to this outstanding travel video by Munich-based freelance filmmaker, Vincent Urban and Clemens Krüger. Part 1 of a five-part series, it shows three friends traveling through southeast Asia in a Land Rover Defender 110. There is hardly any narration, hardly any dialogue. Moments of the trip are just strung together like memories. It’s beautifully shot and edited and gets to the heart of why we all travel.
Thanks for the tip, Greg!
The most difficult part of driving the NuKaiser is keeping the sand out of your mouth from smiling so much.
Phase 3: Guatemala
When we finally crossed into Guatemala, we had to pay a few bucks for some sort of mandatory agricultural spray on the underside of the vehicle.
… we came across this stylish, toy Land Rover complete with roof rack and tiny jerry cans …
Phase 2: Southeastern Mexico
… we dropped down to the expansive sea-level marshlands in the state of Tabasco …
This 1957 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 is another beautiful example of a rare, period-custom truck. According to the seller it started life as a 1-ton pick-up and was then converted by Oreville Metal Specialty Company in Ohio into a single-rear-door crew cab. The truck features a 6-cylinder engine, floor-mounted, manual transmission, power steering, and power…
Phase 1: Intro; Northern/Central Mexico
Most Americans drool over the legendary Land Rover Defender 110, and especially ones newer than 25 years old, which cannot be legally imported & registered in the United States.
… design a modern vehicle to complete the same tasks that the Defender did so well, and yet the primitive nature of the Defender is one of the things so many love about it.
We take a look at one of the baddest campers around
The Land Rover Defender has been an Icon in the overland community since its inception in 1983.
Images by the Expedition Portal Team Test Team: Joe Bacal and Scott Brady Introduction: It is difficult to describe how -57 degrees feels, the extreme cold of the arctic winter damaging my lungs with each successive breath. Our team had made camp at the Arctic Circle after successfully reaching the frozen Arctic Ocean via hundreds…
Willys Jeep restorer and parts supplier specializing in frame-off restorations, was having a open house.
If you want to experience a truly unique adventure and see some of the most beautiful vistas in the world, Relic Run’s organizers at Expedition Utah would like to invite you to join …
Date: 5/1-3/2004 Trail Time: 5-6 hours Location: Coronado National Forest, SE of Wilcox Arizona. The trail starts at the intersection of Route 181 and the Pinery Canyon Road Mapping / GPS / Waypoint File: .gif Map Image (Main) (Area) / Topo 100k (Note: I have detailed GPS and track data available for this trip, but…
Jeep always brings an interesting bunch of trucks for us to test each year at Easter Jeep Safari.
The Arizona Land Rover Owners club provided another exceptional event in 2011, hosting over 70 vehicles and hundreds of Land Rover enthusiasts in Gold Canyon. This is one of my favorite events every year because of the level of organization and the fact that I have known many of these characters since 2001! They really are a…