Will The 2015 Chevy Suburban Z71 Get Some Off-Road Ability Back?

GM has just announced they're reviving the Z71 package to the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe. They're scheduled to divulge details next month; so we'll see if it's an aesthetics-only kit or include the Rancho shocks and skid plates the Z71 Silverado and Colorado pickups get. » 8/30/14 4:38pm Yesterday 4:38pm

Report: New Land Rover Defender Design Is Done, Looks Nothing Like DC100

Land Rover has been threatening to mess with the design of the timeless (archaic) Defender for years, and now rumor has it they've settled on a new look that we'll see in 2015. But apparently it won't look anything like the Power Wheels/FJ Cruiser lovechild "DC100" concept we saw in 2011. » 8/21/14 6:42pm 8/21/14 6:42pm

This Gruff Old Army Truck Has The Perfect License Plate

The K5 Chevy Blazer was a sweetheart of the US Army in the 1980's, but since then pretty much all of them have been sold as surplus to find their way into the hands of regular folks. Regular folks who love America, and are cool with being mistaken for the military everywhere they roll up. » 8/21/14 4:59pm 8/21/14 4:59pm

You Can Shoot This BMW X5 With An AK-47 And Drive It Away

The 2015 BMW X5 Security Plus, set to be revealed at the Moscow Auto Show later this month, is the next iteration of the company's armored SUV line. Sure looks like a standard X5, but all the body panels and windows have all been replaced with a variety BMW claims is "AK-47 proof." » 8/19/14 2:41pm 8/19/14 2:41pm

Some 40,000 Land Rovers Recalled Over Confused Air Bag Systems

2012 to 2013 Land Rover Evoques and 2010 to 2015 Land Rover LR2s, as many as 40,551 SUVs, are being recalled because the cars can't tell if someone's sitting in the front passenger seat. With that system not working correctly, the passenger airbag might not go off in a crash. » 8/15/14 5:30pm 8/15/14 5:30pm

Why criticising the SUV is a blinkered view

I find it quite amusing that while the world has gone SUV crazy, those that position themselves as hardcore car enthusiasts seem to have universally adopted a negative stance towards the Sports Utility Vehicle. I liken it to the music snob that goes out of their way to express just how terrible the tracks on the… » 8/14/14 2:49am 8/14/14 2:49am

The 2016 Chevy Niva Will Crush Your Puny Western Compact SUVs

GM operates in Russia as a joint venture with local outfit AvtoVAZ, selling the Chevrolet Niva based on the "classic"/archaic Lada Niva. For 2016 they're modernizing the design, and if this concept slated for the Moscow Auto Show is to be taken seriously, it's gonna be jacked up and ready to hit the snow. » 8/13/14 10:26am 8/13/14 10:26am

Watching A Range Rover Get Restored In Fast-Motion Is So Satisfying

Land Rover has recreated one of the 1990 Range Rovers that participated in the "Great Divide Expedition;" Just a 1,000 mile off-road to prove they could do it and get some great photos. Seeing these guys put it back together makes the project look ridiculously easy. » 8/12/14 10:53am 8/12/14 10:53am

Dodge Will Make Your Base Model Look Like The Sporty Model For $1,590

The 2014 Dodge Durango R/T is one of my favorite SUVs. Just enough noise to scare the neighbor's chihuahua, practical enough to spare you from public shaming when you roll up to a gas station or your grandmother's house. Now you can get the $29,000 base model to look like the $39,000 sporty one as a $1,600 option. » 8/08/14 7:53am 8/08/14 7:53am

Watch The Jeep Renegade In The New Batman Slide During Its Chase Scene

We spotted this 2015 Jeep Renegade decked out in Wayne Industries security markings on the set of the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie just hours ago. Now we're sure it's going to get at least a little action time; watch it rip around Detroit just inches off the nose of this Mercedes ML camera rig! » 8/07/14 6:04pm 8/07/14 6:04pm

2015 Jeep Renegade Vs. VW Dune: Which 'Soft-Roader' Wins Your Heart?

We're about to have two of the cutest soft-core "off-roaders" on sale. The 2015 Jeep Renegade, which is something like a lifted hot hatch with a seven-slat grille and the Volkswagen Dune; a jacked-up Beetle with a spoiler/ski-rack. Which wins your dirt-road pageant in all-around awesomeness? » 7/26/14 3:15pm 7/26/14 3:15pm

Wheelchair-Bound Ex-Motorcycle Racer Just Did His First Off-Road Rally

Joan Lascorz's two-wheeled racing career was brought to a tragic halt in 2012 when a 120 MPH crash put him in a wheelchair. But he's not letting that kick him out of motorsports– he just finished the Baja Aragon off-road rally, in a first-gen Mercedes ML of all vehicles! » 7/25/14 2:35pm 7/25/14 2:35pm