The Discovery has been on sale for almost 28 years, from the introduction of the first generation in 1989. We take a quick look at where it started, and how it evolved into its current forms. Up until the late 1980s, Land Rover operated with a two model strategy, the
When looking for a 4×4, I wanted something that was capable, small and cute. Enter the Suzuki Grand Vitara, follow my regular updates.
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An easy way to start a debate is to ask whether snow chains should go on the front or rear wheels of a 4X4. FIRST LET’S dispense with a myth, which is that you don’t need chains if you have 4WD, or mud tyres, or extreme tyres, or 35-inch tyres.
Reader Michael Haworth is now convinced that throttle controllers are not a fad… AFTER NEARLY A WEEK of playing with different settings I finally have decided if I like this device. I do, I really do. When I read about people installing these units I did not understand why they
Toyota changed the LC70’s hubs from manual to automatic/lock. That’s a backwards step. A PART-TIME 4X4 like the LC70 has to run in 2WD on the road and can only engage 4WD on surfaces that permit slip between the front and rear axles. This is because it lacks a centre
ROBERT PEPPER’S 2017 TOYOTA LC79 OFFROAD REVIEW WITH PRICING, SPECS, RIDE AND HANDLING, SAFETY, VERDICT AND SCORE. In a nutshell: The LandCruiser remains the toughest and most heavy-duty 4X4 on the market. That’s why it is so respected and commands the price it does, despite its age. 2017 Toyota LandCruiser LC79
Your Prado is a versatile vehicle, but not all storage solutions are multi-purpose. WE HAVE SHOWN how to convert a Discovery from a 7-seater to a tourer, and now Fourby Fitouts has a storage system designed to fit over the top of the Prado 150’s third-row seats. They say the
You’ve seen them and hate them, but how are corrugations made? THERE HAVE BEEN several scientific studies into exactly how corrugations are formed, and the answer is definitive and simple. You get corrugations any time large numbers of wheeled vehicles travel over a soft surface at speed. Exactly how they
Corrugations mean keeping your 4X4 and yourself in one piece is not always easy. I LOVE TOURING this country and exploring the many attractions that are available and there’s little doubt that all 4WD enthusiasts like me really look forward to the challenges on offer. It’s the ever changing terrain,