… 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.
Besides the classes, the best part was meeting so many great people.
Bumpers for Expedition Travel
This modification was completed in preparation for our 2004 Sierra Madre Mexico expedition, which required a fuel range of 320 miles, with 270 miles off-highway.
There is still time to register for the last Overland Rally of the year being held in Hollister, California – where it all began one year ago.
We take a look at one of the baddest campers around
Auspit is an Australian made portable rotisserie that is lightweight and packable. With several configurations the Auspit provides a unique cooking solution for an overland camp or for your back yard!
Light weight and compact storage dimensions.
I wanted to make an awning that would interface with my Thule rack, and provide an easy set-up/tear down. This is an initial prototype, but it has proven to work pretty well. Awning Design…
Tire Selection for Expedition Travel
The Land Rover Defender has been an Icon in the overland community since its inception in 1983.
If you have ever had the pleasure of meeting Dakar Rally racer Jonah Street he likely stands out in your mind as one of the nicest and genuine people you have met.
I have found through the years that a freezer/fridge is an essential comfort accessory for vehicle dependent expedition travel. While traveling in Mexico it can be difficult to find ice, and food is often spoiled, or…
Demello Off-Road Frame Reinforcement
Why Coil-Overs on an Expedition Vehicle?
Deaver Spring Manufacturing, Custom 10 Leaf Pack Sierra Madre of Mexico Full military wrap and tapered ends Just the thickness of the springs adds an inch over stock height …
Toyota Tacoma Demello Rock Sliders Fully welded .120 wall 1.75″ tubing .25″ plates and gussets Rock Slider Benefits Rocker Protection is one of the most critical modifications to be added…
Columbia Overland: An interview with Larry Grubbs
Columbia Overland is a premium vehicle outfitter located in the Pacific Northwest that specializes in Land Rover service and modifications for all popular overland platforms. Their reputation has been built by producing high-quality skid plates, suspension components and interior panels for Rovers, but that ingenuity has extended to the Toyota Tacoma as well with their new dual-battery tray. Their line of products extend from campaign furniture to satellite phones.
We spent some time with Larry Grubbs, one of the company principles talking about their product offerings and design/testing philosophy.
Sportsmobile is celebrating their 50 year anniversary and we caught up with President, Alan Feld at the Washington Overland Rally to talk a little about their history and newest offerings.
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.