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Expedition Portal Classifieds :: 1989 VW Syncro Camper

Modern vehicles certainly have some advantages when it comes to performance, reliability, and available parts. But it’s hard to beat the character of a classic adventure rig, especially the Volkswagen Syncro. The beloved, boxy T3 body style was produced from 1979 to 1991, with production of the 4WD Syncro continuing into 1992 at VW’s Austrian…

Could eBussy be the Campervan of the Future?

eBussy from German manufacturer ElectricBrands is the electric cargo van we’ve been dreaming of. Its modular design is advertised to be (almost) infinitely customizable, offering both commercial and recreational appeal, with swappable bodies and batteries. But just how soon can we expect to see a real-life eBussy camper cruising down the highway? And what kind…

MaxTrax Releases Their Newest Color :: Turquoise

Overland News There are few overland products as recognizable and as universally useful for backcountry travel as a few sets of MaxTrax. For over a decade, we have used MaxTrax for remote travel. And when we needed them, we really needed them. In recent years, they have expanded the product line to include the new…

The World’s Fastest Production 4WD? The Ram TRX

For those looking to cross the Gobi Desert really fast, look no further than the newly announced 702-horsepower Ram 1500 TRX. (Editor’s Note: Manufacturer’s unedited press release below)  All-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX: Quickest, Fastest and Most Powerful Mass-produced Truck in the World With 702-horsepower 6.2-liter Supercharged HEMI® V-8 Engine 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Engineered…

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…

Keeping the FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser Alive

The FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser is an Overlanding Classic The FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser is a legendary vehicle in the 4WD and overlanding world. Perhaps this is because FJs have made it to all corners of the Earth, or because so many wonderful memories have been made in these rock-solid rigs. For brothers Nelson and…

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….