“What do you mean the boat is late? How late?” A combination of mechanical delays, bad weather, and agent apathy meant that our 1954 Land Rover (Series 1, 86-inch station wagon) was going to arrive a month late in the UK. This set the tone for two things that happened over and over on our…
One of the last great driving experiences to be had in North America.
In our Winter 2018 issue, we ran a story about the new year-round road to Tuktoyaktuk, which replaced what was arguably the most famous ice road in the world. We mentioned how the new road provided a lifeline to the small community of Tuktoyaktuk, in an era of changing climate conditions and uncertain ice conditions….
When we’ve traveled as a family, we’ve always used a cooler, simply because my wife is a minimalist, and her reply has always been “sure a fridge is nice, but we don’t really need one, and it’s one more piece of gear to store when we are not on the road.” My 1988 Range Rover…
“The best overland vehicle is the one you love.” – NW Overland Rally One of the benefits of writing for 4WD magazines is that you get to compare a lot of very different vehicles. And as with any machine, every vehicle is a series of compromises. Too lightweight and it breaks easily, too heavy uses…
There is more than one way to skin a cat, or in this instance, to keep your phone dry.
It’s a new twist on an old way to carry your most important pieces of gear.
A family loads up their Defender in seek of something few campers are after… a storm.
We believe in buying products that look great, work great, and last forever. Deus Gripping Gloves do just that.
Black vinyl may be a good choice for car seats if you are in the cold and damp of a typical English summer. In the the hot desert sun of the American southwest, it’s not such a good choice. Since we do a lot of exploration in Arizona and Nevada we needed to address the…
If you have a defender and also have some items you need to keep safe, this under seat storage system will do the trick
Timex, possibly the king of reliable yet affordable watches, has two excellent overland options
Dual sport helmets, caught between the needs of the street and the needs of the dirt, are often a compromise that end up doing nothing well. No longer.
It’s fast, it’s beautiful. and it’s… green?
These boots were made for walking
A flat bed that’s tough as nails, and as capable as any 4WD you pull it behind.
6000 miles, five weeks, 10 states, and one province
Given the number of hours we spent on the road on some days, the Kakadu ended up being a godsend.
… 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.
The Land Rover Defender has been an Icon in the overland community since its inception in 1983.
LAND ROVER SHOWS PHOTOS OF NEW DEFENDER WHICH WILL BE RELEASED AT THE 2011 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW
- Land Rover confirms its global intention to launch a new Defender in 2015, with no current decision on whether or not the next generation Defender will come to the North American markets
- Land Rover DC100 investigates the potential future direction of the iconic Defender
- Demonstrates the future of Land Rover capability and versatility
- Design team led by Gerry McGovern
Land Rover released photos today of the DC100, a modern interpretation of the iconic Land Rover Defender, which will make its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.