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Rivian Unveils Trio of Electric Vehicles: R2, R3, and R3X

Rivian’s stock is gradually climbing as the automaker has unveiled not only the “designed for the adventurous” R2 but also surprised everyone with the R3 and the performance-oriented R3X. While both the R3 and R3X are stylish and appealing vehicles with a plethora of innovative features, it is the cubic and minty fresh R2 SUV…

4WD, EV

British Army to Electrify Classic Land Rover Defenders with Electrogenic

It is estimated that there are currently close to 8,000 classic Land Rovers still in service within the British armed forces. Those 8,000 vehicles face an uncertain future as their aging technology becomes unreliable and, therefore, an operational and financial liability. Perhaps they can still be saved. The British Army has announced a pioneering initiative…

Overland News of the Week

New Alu-Cab Ineos Grenadier Roof Conversions are Available for Pre-Order In this week’s Overland News of the Week, Alu-Cab announces the Ineos Grenadier roof conversion, available via pre-order to consumers through OK4WD with free shipping to authorized US Alu-Cab dealers. While currently in the research and design phase, Alu-Cab says this game-changing conversion will offer…

Peak Evolution Sets Solar EV Altitude World Record

The Swiss Peak Evolution team recently set a new world record for the highest elevation achieved in a solar-powered electric vehicle by driving up to 21,325 feet (6,500 meters). The current land vehicle altitude record is held by French race driver Romain Dumas (three-time 24-hour Le Mans winner), driving an off-road adapted Porsche 911 powered…

The Self-Propelled L1 Long Range Lightship is an All-Electric RV Built For Road Tripping

From an overlanding point of view, the Lightship L1 is, in its current form, limited in terms of practical travel unless utilized as a base camp (of the Lightship models available, only the L1 Long Range is self-propelled). However, the technology and design of this self-propelled trailer interest us most, as well as the possibility…

Tesla Launches the Cybertruck Basecamp

Last week, we introduced you to the aftermarket Space Camper for Tesla’s Cybertruck, a $24,000 camping solution. As always, Tesla is ahead of the curve and already has a much more basic and infinitely more affordable camping solution for the Cybertruck. Essentially, the Basecamp is an inflatable, vehicle-specific canvas tent that should take no longer…

The Aftermarket Space Camper for Tesla’s Cybertruck is Going Viral

Space Campers is an aspirational manufacturer specializing in The Wedge hard shell tent camper and The Cap topper specifically built for the Tesla Cybertruck (this article will focus on the Wedge tent as the Cap topper will likely only be available in 2025). The company introduced the bed-embedded wedge-style tent camper in mid-2023, and now…

Tesla’s Polarizing Cybertruck to be Released November 30 with a Special Event in Austin

Marking a pivotal moment in the electric vehicle industry, Tesla is poised to unveil the much-anticipated Cybertruck on November 30, 2023. This major event will take place at Tesla’s Austin, Texas headquarters at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. For weeks, our social media feeds have been buzzing with glimpses of the Cybertruck, whether cruising down highways…

Stella Terra
4WD, EV, News

Solar Powered Stella Terra SUV Tackles Morocco Terrain

The Dutch seem to be at the vanguard of long-distance solar-powered expeditions at the moment. Renske Cox and Maarten van Pel’s circumnavigation of Africa has been cut short due to conflict in Sudan (their 2022 Skoda Enyaq iv80 EV is now on a ship back to Europe). However, they made it down the entire length…

Landmark Achievement for Fully Electric Hilux in Australia

Without a doubt, the Toyota corporation is ever-evolving and ever-competitive. The company has committed to a holistic approach to achieving carbon-neutral transportation by utilizing a range of customized powertrain solutions to meet users’ specific needs and the diverse operating conditions worldwide. An example is the hydrogen fuel cell electric Hilux prototype, recently unveiled in the…

rebelle rally

Dead Reckoning | The Rebelle Rally Docuseries :: Video of the Week

The 8th Rebelle Rally kicks off this week in Mammoth Lakes, California, setting the stage for a challenging 10 days of precision driving and traditional navigation amongst some of the most iconic off-road terrain in the American West. Crowned as the longest competitive off-road rally in the United States, this event also just happens to…

The New and Improved Munro EV SUV Order Book Opens

Almost a year ago, we wrote about the launch of the Munro MK1, and recently, the Series M was unveiled, introducing a flexible range of all-electric 4WDs. The production-ready Munro is now offered in two distinct variations: the 170 kilowatt M170 and the 280 kilowatt M280; these vehicles are available in Utility or Truck body…

Alpha Motor Unveils the NightWolf EV Concept

It is perhaps serendipitous that a motor vehicle manufacturer named Alpha has produced a vehicle with a front end that reminds us of an Alfa Romeo of old, specifically the Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA (to be honest, all the Alpha vehicles remind us of old Alfas). But that is where the similarity ends; this unique…

Introducing the EarthCruiser Extreme Land Cruiser 79 Series 330 XTR6X6

Before we delve into the details of this impressive vehicle, we have to ask ourselves why is a 6×6 vehicle desirable for overland travel. Well, the 6×6 platform is generally an awesome platform that offers incredible off-road capability, increased load capacity, and head-turning; look at me, street cred (if that is important to you). The…

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