Off-road

  • Off-road tire pressure explained

    Team O'Neil Rally School looks at the benefits of deflating your tires for off roading and the best tire pressures for each type of terrain.

  • Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato concept
    Off-road Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato concept might see production

    According to anonymous sources, the off-road-ready Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato could be built as part of a four-year plan to release a new Huracán variant each year.

  • Subaru Crosstrek off-road desert racer
    Subaru Crosstrek Desert Racer suits up in blue and gold

    The Subaru Crosstrek Desert Racer isn't like the compact crossover in your driveway. It's a 300-horsepower off-road buggy headed to the Baja 500 on June 1 race off the beaten path.

  • Audi TT Safari concept
    Audi TT Safari turns the sport coupe into an off-road monster

    Audi built a flight-of-fancy TT Safari complete with fender flares, big off-road tires, and a pickup-like bed to store more tires for the Wörthersee GTI car meet in Austria.

  • Venturi commits to Extreme E electric SUV race series
    Venturi first to sign up for Extreme E electric SUV racing

    Formula E plans to launch the Extreme E off-road racing series featuring electric SUVs and Venturi, a Formula E competitor, is the first company to get onboard.

  • Ken Block's Ford F-150 Raptor by SVC
    Watch Ken Block thrash his new Ford F-150 Raptor by SVC in Moab

    Pro rally racer Ken Block got a new truck, a Ford F-150 Raptor modified by SVC, and took it to Moab to play in the dirt.

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator brings all the right hardware to the mid-size pickup truck fight. It’s even dressed for battle. Pundits might argue that the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is a Wrangler with a pickup truck bed, and they wouldn’t be entirely wrong. The Gladiator shares its retro design that borders on kitschy with the Wrangler. What’s underneath to support the Gladiator’s bed makes a difference, however. The Gladiator stretches more than two feet longer than the four-door Wrangler. At 218 inches from bumper to bumper, it’s bigger than any other mid-size truck with a...

  • Lamborghini LM002
    Lamborghini has considered an off-road LM002 successor

    Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali said a successor to the Rambo Lambo has been discussed in the halls of Sant'Agata but the window for an LM002 appears to be very small.

  • Hennessey Performance Engineering Ford VelociRaptor Ranger
    Hennessey gives Ford Ranger claws with 350-hp VelociRaptor Ranger

    Ford has no plans to introduce the current Ranger Raptor in the United States, so Hennessey Performance Engineering will essentially do it for the automaker. On Monday, the Texas-based tuning company announced the Ford VelociRaptor Ranger. The VelociRaptor name should be familiar to anyone who...

  • Mercedes-Benz breaks ground on G-Class experience center in Austria
    Off-road playpen: Mercedes-Benz breaks ground on G-Class experience center in Austria

    Fans will have the chance to experience the second-generation of the stalwart Mercedes-Benz G-Class without buying one as the brand announced it broke ground on a new experience center on Monday. The center will open in Graz, Austria. The country is also home to G-Class production at the Magna...

  • Land Rover Discovery SVX concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show
    Land Rover Discovery SVX cancelled, SVX name to live on

    Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations team has less to do than initially planned. Land Rover scrapped plans for an ultra-opulent Range Rover SV Coupe in late January, and now we learn that the hardcore Discovery SVX off-roader is no longer headed to production. Autocar reported the model's death...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison
    Chevrolet says 2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison is sold out

    Build a high-performance model, especially for a pickup, and the buyers will come. The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison is already sold out for 2019. Chevrolet trucks marketing director, Sandor Piszar, told GM Authority in a Sunday report that all 2,000 units for the 2019 model year are spoken for...

  • 1979 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    This year marks 40 years since the original Mercedes-Benz G-Class made its debut, and the brand told the story of its inception on Wednesday to mark the occasion. Originally, the G Wagon, or Gelandewagen, was conceived as a military vehicle. However, Mercedes-Benz and the Austrian firm Steyr-Daimler-Puch began discussions about a civilian version of the SUV as early as 1969. In 1971, the two companies began to grow closer to collaboration, and by 1972, they agreed to cooperate and build an SUV of "uncompromising off-road and on-road capability," per a press release issued when the vehicle...

  • 2019 Lamborghini Urus, Palm Springs media drive, December, 2018
    Video highlights Lamborghini Urus Off-Road Package

    The Lamborghini Urus aims to be more than a flashy parking lot crawler. The Italian firm wants owners to get the super SUV dirty. In a video published in January, the brand detailed the Urus' Off-Road Package for buyers who want to go off the beaten path. The package includes a different exterior...

  • Land Rover Defender-based 6x6 SUV
    This 2018 Land Rover Defender 6x6 can be yours for $350,000

    Maybe a Land Rover Defender 6x6 isn't your first choice for a vehicle, but for those with healthy checking accounts, this would make a fine weekend warrior. Listed for sale via duPont Registry is this Defender-based 6x6 SUV. It comes from Ontario, Canada-based Urban Warrior, which builds the custom...

  • 2020 SCG Boot (Edit)
    Two-door SCG Boot off-roader due in May, four-door coming next year for $287,500

    Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, the American racing team and sports car builder, is shifting its focus with its next vehicle. It's called the Boot and it takes its inspiration from the original Baja Boot that GM engineer and hot rodder Vic Hickey designed for the inaugural Baja 1000 in 1967. While...

  • 2019 Lexus NX
    Lexus might build a performance SUV, and it could be an off-roader

    Some sort of performance-oriented SUV could be in Lexus' future, and the brand is in "active conversation" about what form it could take. It would mark the first time the F performance badge would appear on a crossover or SUV. Cooper Ericksen, vice president for product planning and strategy at...

  • Sketch for proposed Volkswagen electric off-road SUV
    Electric Volkswagen off-road SUV on the table

    The Volkswagen brand may build a dedicated off-road electric SUV as part of the ID family of vehicles. Call us intrigued. Auto Express reported on Thursday that VW is considering building an off-road electric SUV and said VW’s strategic head Michael Jost is personally championing the effort...

  • Jeep Wrangler 6x6 with Hellcat V-8 by Exotic Custom Motorsports

    If America had an official SUV, it would probably look something like this. Hellcat power has eluded the Jeep Wrangler from the factory, but the mad individuals at Exotic Custom Motorsports in Huntington Beach, California, have gone ahead and done it. Oh, and for good measure, they tacked on a third axle. Put it all together and we're looking at a 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V-8-powered Jeep Wrangler 6x6. The vehicle is currently for sale on Craigslist. The Drive first spotted it on Dec. 26. It was also on display at the 2018 SEMA show this past October to showcase the capabilities of...

  • Rendering of Jeep Gladiator Hercules Photo: Jeep Gladiator Forum
    Jeep may have high-performance Gladiator Hercules pickup in the works

    Jeep revealed its long-awaited Gladiator pickup truck last November and now it appears off-road-focused brand may have a performance-oriented version in the works. On Tuesday, Motor1 spotted information posted on the Jeep Gladiator Forum. A forum staff member published what he calls inside...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class in the mud
    How to drive through mud in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    Off-roading isn't simply sprinting through rugged terrain or crawling over rocks with the knowledge that the vehicle will handle whatever comes its way. There are proper steps to prevent a truck or SUV from getting stuck. Mercedes-Benz shared a video on Wednesday to show owners of the 2019 G-Class...

  • Kyle DeLuc Christmas tree run
    Kyle LeDuc gets a Christmas tree in typical off-road fashion

    'Tis the season to deck the halls, and Kyle LeDuc picked up his Christmas tree in the only way imaginable for the off-road racer: with high-flying jumps, pedal-to-the-metal action, and dirt-spraying slides. The five-time champion of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Series released this video of the familiar...

  • 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 with off-road performance package
    2019 GMC Sierra AT4 adds horsepower with Off-Road Performance Package

    The 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 is available with more power thanks to a new Off-Road Performance Package announced on Monday. Specifically, takers get 435 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque, which reflects increases of 15 hp and 9 lb-ft over the standard Sierra AT4. The package is only available for...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison
    2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison first drive: Heavy hitting in the off-roading sand box

    Ford launched the F-150 SVT Raptor almost a decade ago to thunderous applause. The reasons were fairly apparent. Big truck. Giant wheels. Pro-level suspension. Power. Most people just reveled in the way the overtly in-your-face Raptor tickled the funny bone of our collective truck-loving id; the...

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