Those huge SUVs capable of off-roading have a huge fan following. And out of these, fans have even a softer corner for the Defenders, Land Rover Defenders. But if they aren't huge at all, you don't even have to be a Defender fan to love them. We found this video on the Internet and trust us, you will love it. The video shows a 1/10 scale RC Rock Crawler D90 Land Rover on a properly laid out off-road track for it to show off. And my! Does it have a lot to impress us with! RC Rock Crawlers are extremely popular just as a hobby or as serious sports. And by far, it is a brilliant spectator sport. Who doesn't want to watch a car the size of a shoe be able to do stuff the real ones do. Pictured above is a 1995 Land Rover Defender 90. Powered by a 3.9-litre engine paired with a five-speed transmission with four-wheel-drive. The British car manufacturer's SUV Defender has been a favourite amongst off-road enthusiasts for decades. Land Rover Defender first went into production in 1983 … [Read more...] about Watch video: Land Rover Defender scale model insanely off-road capable!
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After almost 20 years, Suzuki has finally replaced the first-gen Jimny with an all-new model. Instead of adhering to current market trend that want SUVs being focused on tarmac instead of off-roading, Suzuki kept the Jimny as close as possible to the original recipe, meaning a ladder frame chassis, solid axles and a tiny footprint. This makes the new Jimny not only one of the most off road-capable SUVs in the market today, but also the most affordable one. Power comes from a naturally aspirated 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 100hp and 95.8 lb-ft (130Nm) of torque. It may not sound that much, but the engine apparently gets the job done, especially in off-road conditions along with the standard low range transfer case. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard, while a four-speed automatic is an option. Perhaps the bigger concern for off-road fans is the absence of locking differentials; Suzuki has instead equipped the new Jimny with a torque-vectoring system that … [Read more...] about Is The 2019 Suzuki Jimny Tough Enough To Follow Toyota’s Land Cruiser Off-Road?
Even though many SUV owners don’t take their vehicles off-road, the Lexus GX 460 is highly capable if you ever need to get off the pavement. It would be ideal for a family who lives outside the city, perhaps near the mountains, or just generally needs to travel unpaved roads to get home. That’s because the GX shares a similar platform with the capable off-road Toyota 4Runner. The GX is a large luxury SUV that can handle rugged terrain, and is good for towing a camper or other recreational vehicles. This week, we’ve been driving the 2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury, the SUV’s top trim level. What’s New For 2018 There are only a few minor changes in available features. Features & Options The 2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury ($63,230) comes standard with 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, running boards, a flip-up rear window within the swing-out tailgate, roof rails, Lexus’ Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System, a sunroof, rearview camera, and keyless … [Read more...] about 2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury Review: Lots of Space, Off-Road Capability
If some days are better than others, a day off-roading in a Jeep Wrangler is great. Add some insane terrain, the season’s first sunshine, the muddy muck following a Midwestern winter that wouldn’t quit and the only thing clearer than this overdue sunny day was why the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is one of the most capable off-road vehicles in the world.Redesigned for the first time in a decade, the 2018 Wrangler JL builds on 77 years of history to make the American icon more accessible to a global audience who want on-road convenience as much as off-road capability. It’s working; the brand had a record March, led by a record number of Wranglers sold.Exterior changes are subtle but significant, including a more raked seven-slotted grille and rounded angles on the roof and hood for improved aerodynamics. The four-door is nearly 4 inches longer and 2.4 inches wider, though the use of lightweight aluminum sheds 200 pounds. Its front doors went on a diet, dropping 17 pounds … [Read more...] about 2018 Jeep Wrangler rules the off-road world
Mahindra is working hard on gaining lost market share with new car launches. One of the upcoming cars from the brand will be the new flagship – Mahindra XUV 700. It will the most expensive Mahindra car in India and it has already been revealed in the Indian market. The XUV 700 will be launched during the festive season in India but it is already available in many international markets as the SsangYong Rexton G4. Mahindra will rebadge the SsangYong and will assemble the new car in India, which will bring the prices down drastically. What do the international journalists think about the SsangYong Rexton G4 that will be launched in India as Mahindra XUV 700? Let’s find out. Video review The video review done by Driver’s Seat based in the UK explains the upcoming car quite well. The reviewer after explaining the trims and features of the SUV, starts to talk about the engine specifications. The car is powered by the same 2.2-litre diesel engine that will come to India … [Read more...] about Upcoming Mahindra XUV 700 SUV: What the world thinks about it, on & off road