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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…

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…

Lexus GX 550 Overtrail+

Lexus GX 550 Overtrail+ :: First Drive

I’ve always considered the Lexus LX and GX lineup luxury forward vehicles that became popular for adventure travel after the fact. I thought buying a used LX or GX and outfitting it for overlanding was somehow cracking the code, creating an extra-fancy Land Cruiser—an idea that brilliantly pushed the limits of normal consideration. Over the…

feathered friends sleep system

Feathered Friends Down :: Field Tested

Overland travel can impose an array of demands on equipment, making it challenging to find gear that is both versatile and excels across conditions. As a traveler who journeys from the tropics to the Arctic and coasts to mountains, a sleep system that is comfortable in most of those environments is my Holy Grail, and…

Overland News of the Week

Overland News: Rev’It Launches Lamina GTX Ladies Gore-Tex Outfit In response to female adventure riders’ desire for a more sophisticated and refined riding outfit, Rev’It put together a team of nearly all women to design the Lamina GTX. By developing both the jacket and pants in 3D—directly on a bust instead of the conventional two…

Ducati DesertX Rally

Ducati’s DesertX Rally motorcycle is their most hardcore adventure bike yet. With any more capability, it would have to be considered a race machine. Coming on the heels of the 2023 DesertX, the 2024 Rally is a beefed up version of an already capable machine. Desmo Power At the Rally’s heart is the same DVT…

Goal Zero Yeti Pro 4000

Goal Zero Launches Yeti Pro 4000

Goal Zero continues to add larger and more technologically capable power stations to its extensive Yeti lineup. Its latest is the Yeti Pro 4000, boasting a brawny 3,600 watts of continuous power and up to 7,200 watts in surge capacity. With the optional Tank Pro LiFePO4 expansion battery packs, 20,000 watt-hours of capacity is possible….

2024 BMW R 1300 GS Debut

BMW’s new R 1300 GS is ready to ride, and there’s no mistaking it with anything else. It may have a few nuts and bolts in common with their previous flagship, the R 1250 GS, but that and the propeller badge would be it. Sleek new looks put it in a class by itself. Christof…

2024 Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness

Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness :: First Drive

I am 28 years old, and I’ve already compiled a bucket list so long I fear I’m going to run out of time before I finish it. The U.S. alone is so crammed with gorgeous vistas that I’ve been working on systematically checking off location after location for three years, the entire time since I…

Jeep Unveils the 2024 Wrangler for European Adventurers

Jeep enthusiasts across Europe can now rejoice as the 2024 Jeep Wrangler breaks cover. The Jeep Wrangler promises a blend of off-road prowess, classic Jeep design, open-air freedom, advanced powertrain technology, top-notch on and off-road performance, and a host of cutting-edge safety and tech features. The 2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is claimed to offer unparalleled…

gear roundup overland expo

Gear Roundup—Overland Expo Mountain West

At the Pacific Northwest version of Overland Expo, Expedition Portal’s 4WD Editor Graeme Bell walked us through some of the more interesting and useful gear available in the vast exhibitor area at the Deschutes County Expo Center. Overland Expo Mountain West in Loveland, Colorado, offered an even more expansive selection of vendors hawking everything from…

Toyota 2024 Land Cruiser 250 Reveal

Earlier this week in Salt Lake City at the Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, Toyota enthusiasts from around the automotive industry gathered among the largest collection of Land Cruisers in the world for the 2024 Land Cruiser reveal. The old steel foundry is home to rare examples, including the very first 1953 Toyota BJT, one of…