World premiere in Shanghai: The I.D. CROZZ – Crossover with the dynamism of a coupe and dominance of an SUV

Zero emissions from Volkswagen: the I.D. CROZZ concept car features a 500 km range, all-wheel drive and autopilot mode. The I.D.CROZZ will go into production in 2020 as a member of a new generation of Volkswagen electric vehicles.   Shanghai / Wolfsburg – Volkswagen is developing an entirely new range of avant-garde electric vehicles. Now,

Vauxhall reveals all-new Grandland X SUV

New SUV with a sporty design and crisp proportions Spacious interior to carry five passengers and their luggage Grip Control for traction on every surface Safety technologies including AEB, pedestrian detection and drowsiness alert World premiere at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, in showrooms early 2018  Vauxhall Manufacturing Plant, Luton, UK – Vauxhall has released the

GKN’s Twinster provides intelligent all-wheel drive torque vectoring for new Opel / Vauxhall Insignia

Redditch, UK, 18 April 2017: Part of a global engineering group, British company GKN Driveline – the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline technology and systems – have launched a new all-wheel drive (AWD) system. Their Twinster torque vectoring all-wheel drive system has entered series production with another major car manufacturer. The latest application of the advanced

Jaguar Land Rover’s £1bn UK Engine Manufacturing Centre celebrates production of its first Ingenium petrol engine

Jaguar Land Rover’s £1bn UK Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) produces first Ingenium petrol engines New petrol engines will debut in Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in the summer Production of the Ingenium petrol marks the completion of first phase of the EMC EMC fulfils its commitment to create 1,400 new skilled jobs  Wolverhampton, 12 April

Off-Road Food Cheats

Many people travelling off-road carry far too much food and often waste a lot of space, and by doing so add a lot of unnecessary weight to a vehicle, but there are a number of ‘cheats’ and quick ways to carry the correct amount of food while reducing space and weight on board a vehicle.

Land Cruiser Store

Land Cruiser Store is an e-shop based in France, selling parts and accessories for Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4. The web site is updated every week with news products, parts and accessories! It is possible to find online any parts you would need for your Land Cruiser (as you can see for example on photos attached):

New Land Rover Defender

The hottest debate in 4×4 circles has to be – what will the new Land Rover Defender look like? Will the styling be boxy like its much-loved predecessor or rounded like its stablemates, the Range Rover and Discovery? The artist’s impression above may look hidious, it looks like something the Japanese or East Europeans would come

Rustproofing Your Vehicle

Rust is a fact of life with any 4×4, especially for those utilised for their intended purpose of off-road use, but even Chelsea Tractors are not immune to chassis corrosion. There are many factors which determine a vehicle’s propensity to rust and the first problem is actually on-road use. What happens every winter here in the UK?

Snapped Chassis 2 – an update on the corrosion problems with the Nissan Navara

Reporting on the ongoing sorry saga that has Nissan Navara owners fuming, here follows an update by Tom McGuigan, Europe 4×4 Mag’s Editor:-   In a nutshell, some Navaras not even seven or eight years old (sorry … this should be corrected to many Navaras), are simply rusting away. The worrying part is, it’s not the body that’s the issue, granted

“Battling Mother Nature” – an ‘alternative view’ of the International Rainforest Challenge of Malaysia 2016

Penned by Tom McGuigan (Freelance Motoring Journalist & Editor of Europe 4×4 Mag), “I will leave reporting about the actual competition side of the event to others far more capable than myself.” Late November/early December 2016 saw the 20th anniversary of the iconic ‘Rainforest Challenge of Malaysia’ take place within the beautiful peninsular of Malaysia. Known more

Adventure Southside, South Germany 14-16 July 2017

Adventure Southside, Eigeltingen, Bodensee, Southern Germany  14-16 July 2017 Located just NW of Lake Constance (just north of Switzerland), Adventure Southside is the sister event to Adventure Northside – the popular overland/survival event held in the north of Germany near Hamburg every October. Adventure Southside is largest 4×4/overland/survival outdoor exhibition in the south of Germany, featuring

Donington 4×4 Show – 19th Feb 2017

If you are building, preparing, modifying or maintaining your 4×4 for motorsport, overlanding, greenlaning or just playing then, this is the show for you! Doors open 9.30am £8 per Adult in advance, £10 on the day Under 16’s free (when accompanied by a paying adult) Free Car Parking SORRY – NO DOGS ALLOWED www.donington4x4show.co.uk  

Holz&Form: Vom begeisterten Nutzer zum Hersteller von Pickup-Absetzkabinen

Die Idee zur Herstellung einer selbst geplanten Kabine, des THOKIE001, kam Thomas Kiene von Holz&Form mit der Kaufentscheidung des damals neuen Amarok. Die Kompetenz dazu hatte er aus jahrelanger Erfahrung im Bau von Prototypen für namhafte Firmen und Industrie (DB, ÖBB, Liebherr, Airbus  u.v.m.). Jetzt war die Entwicklung einer ausgewogenen Absetzkabine mit innovativen Detaillösungen und modernem Design ins Rollen gekommen. Thomas Kiene begeisterte dabei die ideale Mehrfachnutzung  durch die perfekte Kombination von

12. OTA Globetrotter-Rodeo – 26.08. bis 28.08. Erzberg/Österreich

Das OTA Globetrotter-Rodeo am Erzberg ist Festival und Messe für Reise, Abenteuer, Offroad und Fotografie. Die Veranstaltung bietet einen umfangreichen Messe-Bereich, hochkarätige Reise- und Multimediavorträge aus aller Welt,  Campareal mit über 1000 Fernreise- & Offroadfahrzeugen und 600.000 m² freies Offroad-Fahrgelände. Ein Kinderspiel-Areal,  internationale Gastronomie & Street-Food, informative Workshops und die in diesem Jahr erstmalig stattfindende