Here's How You Might Drive Your Next SUV From A Smartphone

Land Rover went a little bland with the design on their Discovery Vision Concept, but they made a good effort to compensate by cramming in a Starship Enterprise complement of gadgets. And the remote-control driving feature is far and away the coolest one. » 4/16/14 10:19am Yesterday 10:19am

1964 Land Rover Races Were The Best, Britishest Shenanigans Ever

With all this talk about spaceships, self-driving off-roaders and see-through hoods, I think it's time to look back at why we fell in love with Land Rover in the first place— it's really the only vehicle for throwing down mudslingin' mayhem in peacoats and scally caps. » 4/15/14 3:17pm Tuesday 3:17pm

Ram Says Screw You, We've Got The Most Off-Road Capable Pickup Now

Just days ago, someone close to Ram's off-road efforts wagged their finger at Chrysler for passing on a production pickup with real off-road performance. Today balls'ing up and bringing back the Power Wagon; a truck they claim will own the title of "most off-road-capable" pickup out of the box. » 4/09/14 12:19pm 4/09/14 12:19pm

Just How Much Water Can An FJ Cruiser Really Handle?

This FJ Cruiser dives right on in to a deceptively deep puddle, abruptly coming to a stop at the worst possible position. Hilarity ensues, and the carpets get a good rinse but I think the truck will fight another day. » 4/08/14 1:34pm 4/08/14 1:34pm

Behold The Fearsomeness Of An Armored 6x6 G-Wagen Coming Out Of A Jet

A reader spotted this militarized monster version of the already imposing Mercedes G 65 AMG 6x6. Between all that armor, the navy grey paint, and one hell of a truck elevator this picture make me feel like Homer Simpson looking at donuts and Duff. » 4/04/14 6:27pm 4/04/14 6:27pm

Tuner Insists They're Trying To Build Their April Fools Off-Road GT-R

Nissan GT-R tuner Switzer Performance of Oberlin, Ohio released this jacked-up GT-R cartoon yesterday. Their receptionist laughed at me when I called asking about it, but the guy who made the illustration is maintaining that the shop is "figuring out how to do it." » 4/02/14 12:33pm 4/02/14 12:33pm

Hit Jumps, Kill Tires, Bump Fenders From A Truck Racer's POV

Some 75,000 people got to see Robby Gordon and friends jump and slide around St. Petersburg, Florida in racing trucks last week. Now step into the cockpit and experience the insanity of Stadium Super Trucks for a lap as driver Sheldon Creed. » 4/02/14 11:45am 4/02/14 11:45am

Mopar Cooking Up Six Special Jeeps For 'Easter Safari' In Moab

The Easter Jeep Safari is a nine-day off-road event that goes down every April in America's off-road capital of Moab, Utah. This year Jeep will bring six "concept vehicles" modified by Mopar to show off what their SUVs are capable of. » 4/01/14 9:29pm 4/01/14 9:29pm

'San Felipe' Promo Promises Great Desert Racing Action On Network TV

SCORE International has just released CBS's promo spot for their San Felipe 250 coverage, and it has succeeded in firing me up to see some off-road racing on the big(ger) screen. » 3/28/14 7:36pm 3/28/14 7:36pm

Motorcycling Legend To Drive In Peugeot's Off-Road Return To Dakar

Peugeot has announced its "lion will roar again" at the 2015 Dakar Rally, when the French automaker is throwing its beret in the epic off-road race for the first time since 1990 with a new car and legendary motorcycle racer Cyril Despres at the wheel. » 3/26/14 1:08pm 3/26/14 1:08pm

Why The 2015 Dakar Rally Could Look Very Different

The 2015 Dakar Rally will consume a 9,000 kilometer loop beginning and ending in Buenos Aires, Argentina and passing through Bolivia and Chile. Cars, trucks, and bikes will have more separation and alternate rest days to keep them out of each other's way. » 3/26/14 10:37am 3/26/14 10:37am