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KRUG Expedition Unveils 2024 Rhino XL for Europe

Crafted in Austria, the Rhino XL is the culmination of KRUG’s dedication to creating supremely capable and “affordable” expedition vehicles; KRUG claims that the Rhino XL is “the world’s most capable expedition vehicle.” That is a bold claim indeed. The Rhino XL’s primary limitation is the nearly half-million dollar price tag, which puts it out…

2024 Kia Sorento X-Pro

Kia Sorento X-Pro :: What Do You Want to Know?

This week, we’ll be getting our hands on the 2024 Kia Sorento X-Pro for a first drive. The X-Pro trim is Kia’s version of an off-road and adventure-oriented package for the three-row SUV, and it features 17-inch wheels with BF Goodrich all-terrain rubber, a locking center differential, a revised skid plate, and a roof rack….

Ram 2500 Rebel

Will the Ram Rebel 2500 Overland? :: Video

Full-size Ram trucks are due for a big update. While the exterior design is distinctly modern (my favorite among the big pickups), and the interiors are generally top-notch (even if they lack some key features, like wireless charging), the HD models are still saddled with a previous generation 6-speed transmission and generally older mechanical tech….

Five Tips to Help Plan Your Next Overland Trip

Photography by Richard Giordano Being on the road full-time means I’m in a constant state of trip planning. The process has become so natural it runs on autopilot in the background, between fuel station visits, grocery shopping trips, and scrolling the Park4Night app for some creature comforts and facilities. I love gathering tidbits about everything…

Camp Six Road: A Journey Through the Heart of the Chiquibul :: Video of the Week

Lead photo by Nathan Hindman In 2010, a group of explorers set out to complete an obscure route through western Belize, home to one of the densest jungles on the planet. Known as Camp Six Road, the track is a challenging, barely distinguishable off-road trail through the trees, swamps, and slopes of Belize’s Chiquibul Forest…

GMC Sierra 2500 AT4x AEV

Field Testing the GMC Sierra 2500 AT4x AEV :: Video

There are some key characteristics of GMC’s new Sierra 2500 HD AT4x AEV Edition pickup that are particularly appealing for overlanders. The first is a robust 2,600 pounds of payload capacity. The second is the range of functional and well-thought-out AEV upgrades, like 18-inch AEV-branded Salta wheels wearing 35-inch hybrid tires, GVW-rated tow points on…

Designed for Marines, Used by Overlanders: The Story Behind Shower Pouch

In 2012, Mike Houston’s father, a retired Navy officer stationed in Afghanistan, shared stories of his travels between forward operating bases with the Marines. Among the many anecdotes, one recurring theme was the pervasive stench they endured inside their transport vehicles. Hygiene was a top priority for soldiers, and baby wipes were the go-to solution…

Ineos Fusilier

Ineos Introduces the Fusilier—One Vehicle, Two Powertrains, and a Hint at Hydrogen

Let’s take a moment to celebrate Ineos Automotive’s success. The 2024 model year Grenadier is already sold out in North America, and aftermarket accessory manufacturers are hard at work keeping up with the demand for body protection, roof racks, drawer systems, and other essential overlanding products designed to make the Grenadier even more capable. Buoyed…

South Africa’s Namakwa 4×4 EcoTrail | Overland Routes

Photography by Expedition Overland and Expedition Rove Spanning over 600 kilometers through South Africa’s Northern Cape, the Namakwa EcoTrail is the country’s longest official 4×4 route. The title comes with a certain prestige, attracting those who seek bragging rights associated with completing the route in South Africa. To be fair, though, most trek to this…

The Norweld Bull 79 Is in a Class of Its Own :: Featured Vehicle

The “Bull 79,” a 2020 Toyota 79 series dual cab, is Isaac Edmiston’s masterpiece. Isaac, the big chief of Norweld Australia, initially dedicated eight months to creating a vehicle that is as practical as it is visually stunning. While we often feature the creations of DIY overlanders making the most of their resources, the Bull…

General Tire Arctic LT :: Long-Term Review

Born and raised in sunny South Africa, I had minimal experience driving icy winter roads before heading to the Northern Hemisphere. When preparing for a winter expedition to the Arctic Ocean in the darkest depths of winter, I realized I still had much to learn. That learning was the entire point of driving up to…

Full Power: The Wescotts’ Turtle V Gets a Solar and Electrical Upgrade for its Next Adventure

Think back to 1972. Some of you may remember when The Turtle Expedition, Unltd. was exploring the backroads of Mexico and Central America in our trusty 1967 109 Land Rover. At that time, we had one battery, and its functions were to start the 6-cylinder gas engine (that choked on Mexican Pemex Nova regular), turn on…

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