Off-Roading

Off-roading is a great way to combine a love of modifying vehicles with a love of adventure. Off-roading can be done in a variety of terrains but it always requires a special vehicle. In this section you'll find articles devoted to off-roading.

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How Electric Off-Road Vehicles Work

Electric cars aren't new, but new technology has made them more widely available and easier to use. Electric off-road vehicles are a great option for green adventurers, but they do have their disadvantages.


Land Rover Goes Off-road in the City

Land Rover's urban off-road track, aka the Discovery Sport Experience, shows drivers what they're missing as they commute to work each morning.

Why is torque important in off-roading?

When you're really off-road, there are logs and boulders, sand and mud, steep inclines and who knows what else to contend with out there. Why is torque so sought-after by off-roaders?

How the Dakar Rally Works

It's considered one of the most grueling races in the world. So what exactly is the Dakar Rally and who's racing in it?

Off-Roading Pictures

Off-roading is a wildly popular recreational sport. Discover what makes it so appealing to off-road enthusiasts as you click through these off-roading pictures. It's about to get bumpy!

Is 2WD off-roading safe?

Off-roading may be the ultimate driving adventure, but trying it without four-wheel drive may turn your trip into the ultimate driving nightmare. It won't kill you, but it will almost certainly annoy you.

How are air compressors used in off-roading?

Air compressors are a must for any serious off-roader. They can help you inflate your tires, re-align your seats and even power the blender for some post-ride margaritas.

Do I need special brake rotors for off-roading?

If you're going to go off-roading, you're going to need some good brakes. Buying new shoes and pads may not cut it, so should you upgrade your brakes before you hit those mountain trails?

How Electric Off-Road Vehicles Work

Electric cars aren't new, but new technology has made them more widely available and easier to use. Electric off-road vehicles are a great option for green adventurers, but they do have their disadvantages.

How Dune Buggies Work

There are times when an ordinary 4x4 just won't do. Like when you need to climb an impossibly steep sand dune, for example. Sand buggies are designed to handle some of the toughest terrain out there.

How to Choose a 4x4 Truck

If you're looking for a 4x4 truck to take off-road, you have some tough decisions to make. But how do you narrow down the choices to find the truck that's exactly right for you and your off-road needs?