Why Did The Defender Beat The Discovery 5? This was a tough decision. These cars are very similar. Engines are similar, dimensions are similar, towing credentials are similar. They play in the same sandbox. Yet, they have very different personalities. In the end, I decided that Discovery is the better all-around car while the Defender… Continue reading Defender vs Discovery 5: Which Is Better Touring 4WD?
I bought my D4 brand new. Almost the next day I began to think that it was a lemon. The car was flat bedded back to the dealer at least 5 times in the first 6 months of its life. It had turbo issues, electrical issues, a snapped CV (during some mild 4WDing at Stockton… Continue reading How Reliable Is My Land Rover Discovery?
We love our 4WDs. They’re not soulless, practical solutions to the problem of locomotion. Whether we like it or are aware of it, our cars form parts of our identities. As humans, we identify with certain brands that we feel support our perception of ourselves. Being a Toyota owner means something. Being a Land Rover… Continue reading The Psychology Of 4WD Ownership
Choosing the best touring 4WD starts with comparing GCMs, GVMs and payload figures. You need to make sure that the 4WD you plan to buy can tow your caravan and carry your gear. But beyond that, 5 other critical factors come into play. 1. Comfort. Specifically, interior comfort. Before you push back with “who cares… Continue reading How To Choose The Best 4WD For Touring Australia
What’s the best SUV for towing in Australia? A lot of people will say that you can’t go past the iconic Toyota LC200. Yet, this is not entirely true. While the LC200 is a hugely capable 4WD, it has surprising limitations in the context of towing – especially in stock form. Controversial, I know. To… Continue reading Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Best SUV or 4WD For Towing In Australia For 2022