THIS month, Ford’s Everest Titanium fronts up to Toyota’s Prado Kakadu and Land Rover’s Discovery SDV6, in a top-end tussle. Three massive American pick-ups have also landed on local soil, so we saddle up a Ford F-250 Lariat, a GMC Sierra Denali 2500 and a RAM Laramie 2500 for an all-Yankee stoush.
Plus, we drive the Crew Chief Concept from the 50th Easter Jeep Safari, and we give a super-tough Toyota HiLux an AFN makeover.
Here’s what’s in the June issue:
Our first look at a kitted-up 2016 HiLux, that’s a Wolf in AFN clothing.
EASTER JEEP CONCEPTS
We head to Utah to belt the best Jeep concept vehicles at the 50th Easter Jeep Safari. We get an exclusive drive of the wild Jeep Crew Chief Concept.
Top spec Everest Titanium enters the heavyweight arena to battle two range-toppers: Prado Kakadu and Discovery SDV6.
Three massive American pick-ups – F-250 Lariat, Sierra Denali 2500 and Laramie 2500 – get an all-Aussie initiation. Yee-haw!
Find out what happens when you strap a 2.5-tonne Avida Topaz caravan to the back of a Ford Ranger Wildtrak.
To reach a secret beach on NSW’s mid-north coast, one must pass a series of off-road challenges.
You’ll need an off-road-capable rig to scale the Arkaroola Ridgetop Track in South Australia, but the views are worth the effort.
Gold can still be found in Victoria’s Buckland Valley, but there are also many more treasures to discover.
BUCKLAND AND BEYOND
4X4 Australia tags along on an event to the Victorian High Country.
GUIDE TO CUSTOM CANOPIES
A complete guide covering everything you need to know about custom canopies. We’ll tell you which one best suits your lifestyle.
Harrop Engineering installs a rear ELocker and drivetrain breathers to our giveaway Hilux.
The regular columnists give us their two cents’ worth, and we test and review a whole lot more gear. Plus, we show you how to easily service a winch, and how to pull off a double-line winch recovery.