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Why You Really Want a Land Rover Defender 110
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Why You Really Want a Land Rover Defender 110

Slee Off Road Combines the Best Toyota Parts in One Land Cruiser

Slee Off Road Combines the Best Toyota Parts in One Land Cruiser

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4xForward by 4xFred: Disaster Is a Good Story.

4xForward by 4xFred: Disaster Is a Good Story.

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Land Cruiser Packs Cummins Power

Land Cruiser Packs Cummins Power

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This two-door Jeep JK is no slouch

This two-door Jeep JK is no slouch

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Whoops! 4-Wheeling Mishaps

Whoops! 4-Wheeling Mishaps

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4xForward by 4xFred - Talkin’ ’Bout the Weather

4xForward by 4xFred - Talkin’ ’Bout the Weather

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H3 Hummers Built to Explore

H3 Hummers Built to Explore

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This Jeepster Commando Is Retro Cool

This Jeepster Commando Is Retro Cool

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Siberian Hunting Truck - 2006 Dodge Ram 2500

Siberian Hunting Truck - 2006 Dodge Ram 2500

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Cool Rigs at SEMA 2015 We Want

Cool Rigs at SEMA 2015 We Want

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Fun Buggy Project Gallery

Fun Buggy Project Gallery

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Fred Bought Another Jeep - 4x Forward

Fred Bought Another Jeep - 4x Forward

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First Drive: 2015 Ram Rebel 1500

First Drive: 2015 Ram Rebel 1500

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SickX6: Is this Cummins 1942 Dodge Power Wagon the coolest six-wheeler ever?

SickX6: Is this Cummins 1942 Dodge Power Wagon the coolest six-wheeler ever?

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4xFred: Beach Wheeling

4xFred: Beach Wheeling

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Ultimate Summer Camp Jeep Gets Pretty Paint & Powder

Ultimate Summer Camp Jeep Gets Pretty Paint & Powder

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What to Do With Our 2003 Avalanche Project Truck

What to Do With Our 2003 Avalanche Project Truck

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National TIre & Wheel Secret Video From Powerline Park on Ultimate Adventure 2015

National TIre & Wheel Secret Video From Powerline Park on Ultimate Adventure 2015

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This Chevy K10 Has Something Old, Something New

This Chevy K10 Has Something Old, Something New

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About 4 Wheel & Off Road

Originally created as a special interest publication by the editors of Hot Rod, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road has grown into the largest 4x4 enthusiast brand in the world. Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2013, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road has become the biggest title in the 4x4 world by leaving the chrome behind and focusing on hardcore 4-wheeling. From informative and comprehensive technical stories, to coverage of trails and events around the globe, to sharing the latest creations from our readers, 4-Wheel & Off-Road is a wealth of knowledge each and every month.

In addition to 4x4 of the Year and Ultimate Adventure -- the brand's signature annual events–the eminently knowledgeable and passionate editors of 4-Wheel & Off-Road also extensively cover other major gatherings of the 4x4 faithful, feature amazing vehicle builds, serve up technical how-to advice, and wrench on project vehicles. Technical editor Fred Williams is also the star of Dirt Every Day, a fun and informative 4x4-themed series featured on the Motor Trend YouTube channel.

Ultimate Adventure dates back to 2000 and is one of the most aptly named events around, and is at the top of every self-respecting wheelers bucket list. Each year Editor-in-Chief Rick Péwé hand picks a small group of lucky readers and takes them on the trip of a lifetime along with the staff and a group of sponsors. A new destination is chosen each year and kept as a closely guarded secret, but regardless of where they are on the map the week-long off-road journey covers over 1,000 miles of mud, rock, sand, trees, and asphalt while camping through several states. The motto for UA is “No Whining”, and everyone has to be entirely self-sufficient and no trailers are allowed.

First awarded in 1983, the 4x4 of the Year trophy goes to the best new 4x4-capable truck or SUV, with requirements including a two-speed, low-range-equipped transfer case, and with more than 2,500 vehicles produced each year and that we can crawl under the vehicle while the tires are still on the ground to weed out the cute UTEs. Qualifying vehicles are then judged against six criteria – ride & drive impressions, empirical data, mechanical figures, 4-wheeling attributes, interior quality, and exterior quality, with a heavy emphasis on the 4-wheeling attributes.

In short, 4-Wheel & Off-Road offers up a wealth of knowledge, experience and entertainment designed to engage the most passionate 4x4 enthusiasts, those new to the trails, and everyone in-between.

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