Tag Archives: Off-Road

Here’s An Awesome Mobility Solution For Mountainous Region In Colombia

In mountainous regions like the Colombia’s Andes Region, folks still uses mule to haul goods not because they choose to, but because the treacherous terrains dictate that only animals are up to the task. While it seems like it will remain so for years to come, Italy-based Colombian designer Edgar Sarmiento (AKA Eddie Mauro, the same person who designed autonomous bus Olli) dream up a modern day mule, a mechanical transport which he calls Arriero Rural Transportation Solution, as an alternative to mules and horses. Continue reading Here’s An Awesome Mobility Solution For Mountainous Region In Colombia

Inkas Hudson APC Is Toyota Land Cruiser Put To Good Use

If you live in an obscenely huge mansion on an obscenely enormous compound, then you probably need a SWAT team to safeguard your property and if so, you will be needing this vehicle, the Inkas Toyota Land Cruiser Armored Vehicle. It is an armored special purpose vehicle based on Inkas Hudson APC (which stands for Armored Personnel Carrier, btw) and one which your money can buy. Though for how much, we have no idea. But we suggest you read on to learn more on what this non-run-of-the-mill Land Cruiser has to offer before asking “how much?” Why? I don’t know. It could be a little overkill for your purpose. Just saying… Continue reading Inkas Hudson APC Is Toyota Land Cruiser Put To Good Use

Chinese Automaker Turned A Jeep Wrangler Into A 6-Wheeled SUV Truck

Chinese company G.Patton joins the rank of car customiser in turning stock variety into rugged-looking, off-road beast. The company recently show off its a standard Jeep Wrangler-based six-wheeled SUV/truck called Tomahawk (not to be confused with SRT Tomahawk, btw) at the Chengdu Auto Show in China. From the photos, the result look pretty awesome. I mean who doesn’t dig a 6×6 off-roader, right? However, according to a report, the conversion is not as refined as the pictures depicted on G.Patton’s website. Continue reading Chinese Automaker Turned A Jeep Wrangler Into A 6-Wheeled SUV Truck

This Is What An URUS Would Look Like If Lamborghini Gave It Six Wheels

If you think the Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 6×6 truck is cool or the Toyota Land Cruiser 6×6, even cooler, then perhaps, you have yet to see this pleasant monstrosity dreamed up by Lamborghini enthusiast website, Lambo Cars. Clearly, this isn’t a real car. It took Lamborghini years to finally decided to go ahead with the URUS sport utility vehicle and so it would be an inconceivable thought that they would actual produce a beast like this. This concoction is apparently based on Mercedes-Benz’s G-Class 6×6 underpinning, but slapped with a body based on the upcoming URUS SUV, stretched to include a truck-requisite bed. Continue reading This Is What An URUS Would Look Like If Lamborghini Gave It Six Wheels

Ripchair Will Turn Any Wheelchair Into An Off-Road-Happy Wheelchair

We have seen a few bad-ass vehicles that will enable wheelchair-bound individuals to experience the adrenalin thrill of off-roading again, but those, while awesome, requires wheelchair user to transfer themselves to another vehicle which obviously, is not exactly an easy task and hence, it feels like the off-road for wheelchair-bound person was an afterthought. However, Howe and Howe Technologies, the Maine-based company behind many military and commercial extreme off-road vehicles (including the apple of our eye, the Ripsaw luxury super tank!), has a more appropriate vehicle designed specifically for wheelchair users. Continue reading Ripchair Will Turn Any Wheelchair Into An Off-Road-Happy Wheelchair

This Restored Toyota Land Cruiser FJ Leaves Us Completely Speechless

When it comes to off-road vehicle, Toyota Land Cruiser FJ is probably the next most iconic and much sought after ride after Land Rover Defender. FJ’s popularity is one to be reckon with and so, it is not surprising that there are shops specializing in restoring this off-road modern classic into its former glory, or some instances, even better than its original form. The FJ Company is one such FJ specialists and the restored 1981 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43 you see here pretty much a show of what the company is capable of. This particular off-road delight is a special edition purpose-built for Copperstate Overland, a four-day rally that draws crowd of Continue reading This Restored Toyota Land Cruiser FJ Leaves Us Completely Speechless

Polaris Unveils V22 Osprey-friendly Turbo Diesel MRZR Military Vehicle

Before you get all too excited and start dreaming yourself conquering undulating terrains in a Polaris Turbo Diesel MRZR (MRZR-D), you have to know that unless you are a military personnel, you are unlikely to be traveling in one – much less drive one. The Polaris Turbo Diesel MRZR is the newest addition to Polaris Defense’s line up of geared-for-military duties vehicles and it will make its worldwide debut at the 2016 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa, Florida, happening between May 24 and 26, and in Ottawa, Ontario at Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries 2016 (CANSEC) from May 25 to 26. Continue reading Polaris Unveils V22 Osprey-friendly Turbo Diesel MRZR Military Vehicle

Forget About Mercedes G63, Here’s An Awesome 6×6 For Toyota Lovers

If you love trucks, then there’s no reason why you don’t love a 6×6 and similarly, there’s no reason why you wouldn’t feel sore that you can’t own the limited Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6. This is the part where we tell you not to fret and bring you the good news that not all hope is lost, well, that’s if you can settle for something a little lesser and when we said ‘lesser’, it does not mean lesser wheels, or axles; it is just a little less accomplished under the hood. Anywho, we would like you to meet the Toyota Land Cruiser 6×6 a collaborative vehicle created by NSV Automotive in collaboration with Australia’s Land Cruiser conversion specialist, Multidrive. Continue reading Forget About Mercedes G63, Here’s An Awesome 6×6 For Toyota Lovers

Man Turns 1st Generation Smart ForTwo Into A Capable Off-Road Coupe

So you think Smart Fortwo is for wuss? Well, it might be true as it is a city car after all, but when Ukrainian Gerogiy Kosilov sat in one, he thought otherwise. A train of thoughts went through Gerogiy, otherwise known as Mr. George, and the light bulb flicks on. To George that particular ForTwo’s rear mounted turbo diesel motor makes for a good off-road vehicle and so he set out to grab his own first generation Fortwo, grabbed a bunch of parts from Volkswagen, Honda and Mitsubishi to cobbled up this tiny little off-road monster coupe. Continue reading Man Turns 1st Generation Smart ForTwo Into A Capable Off-Road Coupe

Jeep & Mopar’s Seven Concept Vehicles Headed To 50th Easter Jeep Safari

If you find your Jeep looks a little mundane or too much like your neighbors’, you can always turn to Mopar for customization ideas, as Jeep and Mopar has demonstrated, yet again, with seven concept vehicles built for the 50th Annual Easter Jeep Safari. The event will be held at Utah on March 19-27, 2016. So, if you need some customization inspirations, Easter Jeep Safari is the place to hit up. Noticed we said ‘inspirations’? Because not all the stuff you see on the seven vehicles will be available. The crop of Easter Jeep Safari concept vehicles uses both production and prototype Jeep Performance Parts developed and built by Mopar. Continue reading Jeep & Mopar’s Seven Concept Vehicles Headed To 50th Easter Jeep Safari