Out now: 4X4 Australia August 2016 edition with bonus LowRange DVD

4X4 Australia August 2016 edition with bonus LowRange DVD

The August issue of 4X4 Australia is on sale July 7.

Smack-bang on the front of this month’s banging issue is another LowRange DVD – sure to satisfy the ever-growing Roothy fan base.

Also in this issue, you’ll find a Toyota LC79 tweaked to perfection by the pros at Marks 4WD, the well-thought-out build of an LC200 Cruiser and a history lesson on the Nissan Patrol. Plus, we head overseas for the first drive of Volkswagen’s Amarok Aventura.

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What’s inside:

Lofty ambitionsLOFTY AMBITIONS
Marks 4WD corrects the LandCruiser 79’s factory shortcomings to create one stunning off-road beast.

Torque kingTORQUE KING
Our first bash with Volkswagen’s all-new 165kW/550Nm V6 TDI Amarok Aventura.

4x4 best buys4X4 BEST BUYS
We give you the run-down on the 12 best 4x4 vehicles currently on the market – from the $22,990 Suzuki Jimny to the $145,310 Range Rover Sport SDV8.

Planned to perfectionPLANNED TO PERFECTION
Sometimes it’s best to steer clear of elaborate, crazy modifications and opt for a clean, meticulously planned build – like this LC200.

Patrol historyON PATROL
Since its birth in 1951, the Nissan Patrol has given us a family of beauties: 4W Series, 60 Series, MQ, GQ, Y61 and Y62.

Bullbar guideCOMPREHENSIVE BULLBAR GUIDE
Do all bullbars do the same thing? Which one will fit my rig? Should I get steel, alloy or plastic? All your questions are answered here.

Down and dirtyDOWN AND DIRTY
If you’re not afraid of getting bogged in a quagmire of mud, then hit the sloppy slopes at Levuka 4WD Park in NSW.

Ready set goREADY, SET, GO
We load up a Disco with Sunday’s finest and head to the Birdsville Races – the race that stops the ‘outback’ nation.

Dustbowl danceDUSTBOWL DANCE
If a remote, desolate and harsh location is your idea of a holiday destination, then Sturt NP is right up your alley.

Irish adventureIRISH ADVENTURE
Sometimes 4x4 tracks outside of Australia are too good to ignore. The Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland is one such adventure.

Camp in comfortCAMP IN COMFORT
Some of us like to sleep under the stars, while some prefer a swag. There are also those that like to camp in luxury. Enter the Mountain Trail EDX Touring Edition.

THE REST
Ron Moon’s two cents on how to deal with crocs, Dean Mellor reminisces a time before GPS, Roothy encounters a few issues when sprucing up Milo and Fraser Stronach explains the benefits of diesel fuel. Plus we test a heap of new gear that’ll help you on your next adventure. Happy reading!

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