A Brief History of the Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender 110

Introduction: The Defender That Wasn’t The development process that would lead to the Land Rover Defender began four years before the new model that would later be named the Defender made its debut. The 1979 forerunner of the Defender was the Series III Land Rover Stage One V8. The Stage One V8 was a Series…

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1968 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 404 Mountain Rescue + Fire Truck

Mercedes-Benz Unimog Front

There are few vehicles better suited to expedition camper conversion than the original Mercedes-Benz Unimog 404, and this mountain rescue / fire truck is an ideal candidate thanks to its double cab front and tray-back rear. Unimog 404 History The Unimog was conceived in almost exactly the same way as the original Land Rover Series…

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Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer – $11,750 USD

Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer 1

The Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer is a new offering from the highly-regarded Colorado-based company, designed to be one of the lightest and most off-road capable teardrop campers currently on the market. The Pika Teardrop The American Pika is a small and tenacious rabbit-like mammal that lives in the high-alpine terrain of the Rocky Mountains. The name…

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1948 Ford Super Deluxe V8 Marmon-Herrington Wagon 4×4

Ford Super Deluxe V8 Marmon-Herrington Wagon 4x4 Front

This is an original Ford Super Deluxe V8 Marmon-Herrington Wagon – an exceptionally rare period conversion to four-wheel drive. Marmon-Herrington are oft forgotten when we talk about the rise of modern SUVs which is largely believed to have begun in the 1960s with vehicles like the Range Rover Classic, the Ford Bronco, and the International…

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The MotoTote MTX Sport Motorcycle Carrier

MotoTote MTX Sport Motorcycle Carrier

The MotoTote MTX Sport Motorcycle Carrier is rapidly becoming one of the most popular ways for people to transport motorcycles on everything from overloading expeditions to weekends in the dunes or at the track. Instead of needing to buy a stand alone trailer with all the bells and whistles required for carrying motorcycles, the MotoTote…

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A 430 HP Corvette-Engined Range Rover Classic

Range Rover

Dropping a 6.2 liter Corvette LS3 V8 into a Range Rover Classic may seem like sacrilege to some, but it actually makes a lot of sense. The original Rover Rover was powered by a Rover V8, which itself was based on a 215 cubic inch alloy Buick V8. Buick and Chevrolet are both General Motors…

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Legacy Overland 1985 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

The Legacy Overland 1985 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 The BJ40 you see here has been comprehensively restored by Legacy Overland to better-than-original condition. Every part has been either reconditioned or replaced, and the body, chassis, engine has been comprehensively restored, using new parts and paint that’ll far outlast their original counterparts. Legacy Overland are headquartered…

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