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The Hummer EV is Electric Overland Nirvana

Within a few minutes of reviewing the images and video of the new Hummer EV, I was quite honestly in shock. Not only did the new Hummer look really good, it included a list of attributes, features, and technology that brought the future of electric vehicle travel to reality. To see the vehicle navigating Moab…

Pelican Cargo Cases have Landed

Pelican got its start in 1976, designing and manufacturing lighting and other waterproof items for the SCUBA diving industry. But when customers began repurposing their waterproof Pelican first aid kits to protect a wide range of delicate items, founder Dave Parker saw the future of his company. Over the years, a range of strategic business…

The Inaugural Panhandle Overland Rally Hits Idaho

The first annual Panhandle Overland Rally was held this past weekend from October 2-4, 2020, in the idyllic, forested Mountain Mafia Off-Road Park, 10 miles north of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and approximately the same distance from the Canadian border. About 200 overlanders descended from all over to a privately owned alpine spread covering nearly 100…

New Ironman 4X4 ATS 2-inch Lift for Subaru

Check out the new Ironman 4X4 ATS 2-inch lift kits with vehicle-specific valving for your Subaru Crosstrek, Forester, or Outback. These kits offer improved suspension and handling characteristics while maintaining safety and driving comfort thanks to twin-tube gas struts. The ATS 2-inch lift improves ground clearance to 10.7 inches on all three vehicles. Performance details:…

Overland News of the Week

Berkey Water Filters Finding potable water on extended road trips is fairly easy if you pass through developed areas. But just because water is safe to drink doesn’t mean that it tastes good. I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve filled the tank in our RV only to be overwhelmed by the taste of…

Nissan Launches Their Frontier NISMO Accessories

Editor’s Note: This is an unedited press release from Nissan North America. The Nissan Frontier is a highly suitable option for both domestic and international overland travel. We also enthusiastically support the Rebelle Rally (@rebellerally) and Team Wild Grace (@team.wild.grace) in this endeavor. Team Wild Grace co captains Sedona Blinson and Lyn Woodward have high…

How We Began Our Overland Journey and What We Learned

Two weeks before the start of our overland adventure, my mother and I went to Spain for a week. Coen was flabbergasted. Buried in a list of things he felt needed to be done, he couldn’t understand why I went on vacation. On the other hand, I didn’t understand what all the fuss was about….

The Hybrid Electric Jeep Wrangler is on the Horizon

Jeep is calling it the Wrangler 4xe, and according to them, it will be the “most technically advanced and eco-friendly Wrangler ever,” but it’s not the first hybrid from Jeep. The Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe models, which were introduced in Geneva last year, already arrived in Europe this summer. Fiat Chrysler Auto says that…

Dates for 2021 Sonora Rally Announced

Sonora, the second largest state in Mexico, is a culturally rich desert environment well-known for its rich copper deposits, ample sunshine, and lack of rainfall. Sonora is home to ancient societies dating back to 1500 BC, including the Yaquis, Mayos, and Cucapas, who are still active within the state. It is a region that saw…

Realities of A Classic 4×4: Noise

People don’t generally ask what noise levels are like while driving the Troopy; it gets overshadowed by just about everything else. Pop-tops and engines make for far better conversations than how many millimeters of acoustic insulation cover our floor pan. After 11 months of traveling in the Troopy, though, we can say with certainty that…

Suzuki and ARB Collaborate on New Fourby Kit

If you prefer your 4WDs tiny, then the Australian market’s Suzuki Fourby could be pint-sized perfection. This modern Jimny has some updates that increase the entire driving experience, including a larger displacement engine, modern safety components, and a new infotainment system. Knowing that would-be customers will be looking for quality aftermarket gear to outfit this…

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4×4 Brings the Fun

By and large, the modern-day car has become a tool or a fashion accessory, taking us to the grocery store, or the bank, or hauling our family to and from soccer practice. But in this pursuit of functional design, one key element has been neglected: fun. OK, also character. Fortunately, not every vehicle that leaves…

The Jeep Wagoneer Returns

The all-new Grand Wagoneer concept marks the rebirth of a classic and premium American icon, providing a vision of what the modern expression of the original ultimate premium SUV can be. The Jeep Wagoneer has always served backcountry travelers, providing the storage volume and payload needed to haul a family or group of adventurers into…

ARB Launches Their New Upper Control Arms

There are numerous reasons to upgrade your suspension, including managing increased load, achieving additional ground clearance, and improving ride/handling/control. As we add additional lift, it often affects alignment, including reaching the limits of factory alignment ranges. This is where the new ARB upper control arms (UCAs) come in. Unfortunately, most aftermarket upper control arms do…

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