2016 Mercedes-Benz G Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class First Drive

For almost every vehicle on the market, product cycles typically last six to eight years. At the end of that run, the vehicle gets a redesign with either a new or significantly improved structure. That’s not the case for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. First released in 1979, the G-Class has never... read more

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2015 Toyota TRD Pro Series

2015 Toyota TRD Pro-Series Off-Roaders Debut At 2014 Chicago Auto Show

The continuing success of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor and the Jeep Wrangler prove that vehicles with serious off-road capability still have a place in this world of amorphous... read more February 6, 2014 by 

Dakar Rally infographic from Safelite.

(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About The Dakar Rally In One Infographic

The the 2014 Dakar Rally is underway, so Safelite decided to put together an infographic for the uninitiated. First staged in 1978, the Dakar is known as one of the toughest... read more January 8, 2014 by 

EVR Proto VX 101 Rally Raid Concept Dakar race truck

EVR Proto VX 101 Rally Raid Concept Takes on Dakar With Corvette LS7 Power

To take on the legendary Dakar Rally, you need a tough vehicle. As racing vehicles go, the EVR (Eric Vigouroux Racing) Proto VX 101 Rally Raid Concept is pretty tough. It may... read more November 8, 2013 by 

Owning a tank infographic

The Ins And Outs Of Owning A Tank In One Infographic

If you ever walked onto your local used-car lot and were disappointed that none of the offerings were literally bulletproof, here's some helpful information. It turns out... read more November 1, 2013 by 

J.Ruiter Reboot Buggy

Reboot Buggy Is A Handbuilt Box Of Awesome: Video

Joey Ruiter thinks cars are getting too complicated. That's why this Michigan-based product designer decided to build one of his own. The Reboot Buggy is many things, but... read more October 30, 2013 by 

2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler To Lose Solid Axle Along With Weight?

Like the Porsche 911 or the Ford Mustang, change doesn't come easily to the Jeep Wrangler. So fans might find the latest news about the next-generation model a tad upsetting... read more October 28, 2013 by 

Strategic Recovery Institute EV1

SRI EV1 First Electric Off-Road Race Car To Run Baja Peninsula: Video

Electric cars are many things: efficient, quiet, high-tech, expensive. With few exceptions, however, electric cars are not exciting. This is one of those exceptions. The... read more April 26, 2013 by 

Mopar Ram Runner

Ram Considering A Production Ford SVT Raptor Rival

There’s no doubt that the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has been an out-of-the-park home run for Ford’s performance brand, racking up more sales than any other model in... read more March 26, 2013 by 

Jeep's Trailhawk II concept - image: Chrysler Group LLC

Chrysler Teases Moab Easter Jeep Safari Vehicles

Every year, the end of March brings with it increasing daylight, the promise of spring, and the annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari. A longstanding tradition in the off-roading... read more March 19, 2013 by 

2014 Subaru Forester 2.0 XT

2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Turbo: First Drive

After a day of blasting through otherworldly Saguaro cactus forests of Southern Arizona, much of it on dusty, unimproved gravel backroads—on the way to hot-lap time at... read more January 24, 2013 by 

Opposite lock in a Rolls-Royce Phantom

Off-Roading, Rolls-Royce Phantom Style: Video

The least-expensive Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase sedan you can buy in the United States will run you $455,000, and that’s before you start checking the option... read more December 14, 2012 by 

The X-raid Team's MINI Cooper Countryman support vehicle - image: BMW Group

MINI Shows Off Cooper Countryman Dakar Rally Support Vehicle

Last January, MINI surprised the racing world by taking first place honors in the grueling Dakar Rally. Even more surprising was the fact that 2012 represented MINI’s... read more November 20, 2012 by 

Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force off-road concept

Mercedes To Debut Ener-G-Force Off-Road Concept In L.A.

When tasked with illustrating the “Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025,” the designers at the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio based their idea on what a future... read more November 16, 2012 by 

The RaBe Desert Warrior, campaigned by Britain's Excite Rallye Raid Team

The RaBe Desert Warrior, Britain's Dakar Rally Hope

In January of 2013, Britain’s first professional Dakar Rally team will contest for an T1 Class win driving an all-new desert racer. Loosely based on the Range Rover... read more November 8, 2012 by 

Off-road Scion tC. Images via Wes 'SergeantBiscuits'.

Zombie Apocalypse Scion tC: Crazy Or Genius?

The Zombie Apocalypse/SHTF/Urban Assault Vehicle meme isn't new, but sometimes an interpretation comes along that stirs our interest. This is one of those times. Built by San... read more June 14, 2012 by 


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