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Vision X’s ADV Light Cannons Light Our Path to Adventure

Vision X’s ADV Light Cannons Light Our Path to Adventure

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Testing the Nexen Roadian MTX

Testing the Nexen Roadian MTX

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Live Out of Your 4x4 With These Truck-Bed Products

Live Out of Your 4x4 With These Truck-Bed Products

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Traxxas Expands TRX-4 Lineup With Licensed Ford Bronco

Traxxas Expands TRX-4 Lineup With Licensed Ford Bronco

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Latest In Synthetic Winch Rope Technology

Latest In Synthetic Winch Rope Technology

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Cool New Products From Moab Easter Jeep Safari

Cool New Products From Moab Easter Jeep Safari

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These Ice Chests Guarantee You Keep Your Cool

These Ice Chests Guarantee You Keep Your Cool

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Testing Yakima’s $1,000 Rooftop Tent: What’s the Money Get You?

Testing Yakima’s $1,000 Rooftop Tent: What’s the Money Get You?

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Cool Outdoor Gear From Our Friends at Offroad Power Products

Cool Outdoor Gear From Our Friends at Offroad Power Products

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Daystar’s Super-Easy Wet or Dry Cam Can Storage Solution

Daystar’s Super-Easy Wet or Dry Cam Can Storage Solution

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Nexen’s Newest Off-Road Tire Tested

Nexen’s Newest Off-Road Tire Tested

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Power Tank Tire Air-Up Race

Power Tank Tire Air-Up Race

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Testing the New Milestar Patagonia M/T

Testing the New Milestar Patagonia M/T

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Testing the Hankook Dynapro MT in a LT285/75R16 10-Ply

Testing the Hankook Dynapro MT in a LT285/75R16 10-Ply

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Got a Hi-Lift? Here’s What Else You Need

Got a Hi-Lift? Here’s What Else You Need

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Millermatic 190 Is the Ideal First Welder You Should Buy

Millermatic 190 Is the Ideal First Welder You Should Buy

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Petersen’s Shop & Trail Tools

Petersen’s Shop & Trail Tools

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4x4 Tool Time

4x4 Tool Time

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Shop Fans That Move Air: Flex-a-Lite 1000 Airmover and Flex-a-Chill 3000 Airmover

Shop Fans That Move Air: Flex-a-Lite 1000 Airmover and Flex-a-Chill 3000 Airmover

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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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