Jeep readies $75,000 V8-powered Wrangler Rubicon 392 for market

Jeep sure likes using the Wrangler Rubicon 392 as a weapon against the competition. First it debuted the concept to pull some attention off the highly anticipated Ford Bronco debut, and now it’s trying to redirect some eight-cylinder 4×4 love away from… Continue reading Jeep readies $75,000 V8-powered Wrangler Rubicon 392 for market

Darc debuts with wicked Dakar-inspired carbon off-road motorhome

German startup Darc is making its debut with an impressive carbon-monocoque motorhome inspired by the contrasting worlds of Dakar and F1 racing. The “ultimate expedition vehicle” journeys away from hookups for two weeks at a time, exploring remote corn… Continue reading Darc debuts with wicked Dakar-inspired carbon off-road motorhome

Land Rover drops a V8 into fastest, most powerful Defender ever

The Land Rover Defender V8 is back. We suppose if you count the myriad garages willing to stuff a GM small-block into a 25-plus-year-old Defender, it wasn’t really missing in the first place. But the latest Defender V8 comes straight from the factory i… Continue reading Land Rover drops a V8 into fastest, most powerful Defender ever

Review: Off-road with the ready-to-roll RMT Overland Jeep Gladiator

The Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator are the most-accessorized vehicles in the United States and are some of the most popular overlanding rigs on the planet. So when we were asked to try a from-the-dealership, ready-to-go setup from RMT Overland, we grabbed… Continue reading Review: Off-road with the ready-to-roll RMT Overland Jeep Gladiator

Alpha JAX is the all-electric rally car of your safari fantasies

Alpha Motor Corporation seems determined to make a name for itself in small, unique electric cars. After launching just last November, the company is already previewing its fourth planned electric vehicle, and like the others, the new JAX doesn’t look … Continue reading Alpha JAX is the all-electric rally car of your safari fantasies

Hyundai’s wild robot-car-on-legs gets an unmanned, air-liftable cousin

Hyundai dropped a lot of jaws when it first announced its bizarre walking robo-car, the Elevate, whose four wheels on articulating legs give it the ability to roll, climb, mammal-walk and spider-walk over a broader range of terrain than anything we’ve … Continue reading Hyundai’s wild robot-car-on-legs gets an unmanned, air-liftable cousin

Taxa refreshes its tiny, funky multi-box camping trailer

After fully updating its Mantis and TigerMoth camping trailers, Taxa has turned its attention to its smallest model, the Woolly Bear. Taxa’s little rolling tent-top toolbox looks much different than it did the first time we checked it out, sporting an … Continue reading Taxa refreshes its tiny, funky multi-box camping trailer

Flowcamper spruces up the VW camper van with mountain lodge flair

Germany’s Flowcamper started life as the most free-spirited, psychedelic camper van brand the world has seen this side of Woodstock. Over the years, it has gradually tempered its bright colors and hippie-era patterns with more woodsy, understated appoi… Continue reading Flowcamper spruces up the VW camper van with mountain lodge flair

GMC Hummer EV set to pounce on Extreme E race circuit

Two things we know about the new GMC Hummer EV: it’s all-electric and it’s born for off-roading. GMC is emphasizing both points by teaming with Chip Ganassi Racing on an Extreme E bid. A Hummer-inspired race car will tackle remote off-road race courses… Continue reading GMC Hummer EV set to pounce on Extreme E race circuit

Hymer CrossOver 4×4 camper vans escape the grid for up to 10 days

Hymer already offers a 4×4 option on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter-based campers like its Grand Canyon S camper van and ML-T 570 compact motorhome, and now it’s going deeper into off-road territory with a pair of new models. Citing high demand for full-fledge… Continue reading Hymer CrossOver 4×4 camper vans escape the grid for up to 10 days