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4x4s are getting bigger and heavier, but are they better?

As cars pack on the pounds, Deano discusses whether bigger really is better.

The end of diesel fuel may be nigh

Ron Moon looks at the future of the Australian fuel industry

Dirty Work: Roothy talks turbo and diesel

Turbochargers and diesel engines go together like cheese and crackers.

How off-roading has changed over the years: 4x4 retrospective

Oh, how 4x4ing has changed since the good ol’ days.

Justin Walker relives a few 4x4 Australia highlights

JW loves the outdoors so much he edited two recreational mags at the same time.

Dean Mellor recounts his high and low moments as 4x4 Australia editor

A rollercoaster ride of highs, lows and amazing experiences

Ron rolls two cars in one weekend

When Ron rolled two 4X4s in a day, cutting short our three-way car comparison...

Ron Moon reveals his favourite 4X4 Australia adventures

Geez, this 400th issue is making Ron feel old!

4X4 Australia: The Early Years

4X4 Australia’s first editor recalls how the mag went from go-to-whoa!

4X4 Australia’s 400th issue special: Quadruple ton

Milestone 400th issue reflects on 4X4 Australia’s bumpy ride.

Dirt roads are vanishing under tar

Bitumen is rapidly taking over our beloved off-road tracks.

Electronic Traction Control is the gift that keeps on giving

ETC wasn’t originally intended to be a 4WDer’s friend.

Roothy explains how diesel engines work

After more than 40 years, Roothy’s still learning a thing or two about diesel donks.

Deano takes a chance on 1994 Land Rover Defender 300TDI

Opinion: A change of heart lands Deano a steal.

Web-based campsite booking systems are flawed

Opinion: Booking campsites online is a right pain in the backside.