THE inaugural Custom 4x4 Of The Year headlines a stunning January 2017 issue of 4X4 Australia.
We’ve selected the 12 best custom 4x4s of 2016, and now it’s up to our readers to crown the winner. By voting, you give yourself a chance to win a pair of MaxTrax!
Among a heap of fresh content, we also head to the launch of Toyota’s new 70 Series Cruiser, and we bring you the best of SEMA 2016’s weird and wonderful.
Here’s what we managed to squeeze inside the January issue:
All you need to know about the new 70 Series LandCruiser.
DISCO SPORT’S INGENIUM
Sampling Land Rover’s Ingenium engine in the Discovery Sport.
IT’S SHOW TIME
The SEMA Show is bonkers. We take you on a behind-the-scenes tour.
CUSTOM 4X4 OF THE YEAR
2016 was a bumper year for custom 4x4s. We’ve narrowed the field down to 12.
Taking a spin in Holden’s born-again Colorado 7: the new Trailblazer wagon.
AUSTRALIA’S QUICKEST 76 SERIES
Unique LandCruiser is more than just an off-road fun machine.
Insane bright blue and supercharged JKU Wrangler is turning heads.
FLINDERS RANGES WITH IRONMAN 4X4
We weave our way into an off-road expedition with the pros at Ironman 4x4.
WORLD EXTREME ROCK CRAWLING
A serious rock-crawling event made for the brave.
SWAN GULLY 4X4 PARK, QLD
It’s not far from Brisbane, which makes it perfect for a weekend getaway.
ARB OFF ROAD ICONS: PART 2
The thrilling conclusion to ARB’s epic Off Road Icon’s tour.
WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT
The community of Lancelin assembles a collection of 4x4s to break a world record.
4X4 GARAGE: iDRIVE AUSTRALIA
The small throttle tuner that’s making massive waves in the aftermarket industry.
SOLAR PANEL COMPARISON
An in-depth analysis detailing which solar panel works best.
Mark Allen’s Troopy gets sprung by Lovells, we test a Spot3 GPS tracker mounted on a RAM mount, and we list a heap of new gear on the market. We also lend out our Hilux SR5 to our mates at Caravan World magazine, and take our Mahindra to the Red Centre. Fraser discusses the future of autonomous cars, Roothy jumps on a plane bound for South Africa, Deano’s hunt for the perfect old Landy continues, and Ron questions the search-and-rescue procedures of the WA police.
The January issue is available in stores now!