CAN you believe it? It’s almost half way through 2017 and we’re pushing out our June issue already!
We’ve managed to squeeze plenty of off-road goodness into the issue’s 178 pages, including yarns on three beaut customs: An 80 Series, a 76 Series and a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Plus, we head to some exceptional off-road destinations!
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What you’ll get this month:
NAVARA SERIES II
First fang in Nissan’s tweaked Navara.
Custom LC80 tailor-made for remote-area expeditions.
2017 TOW TEST
Six tow rigs show off their load-lugging prowess.
A week in the High Country proves the Troopy’s still got it.
2014 Grand Cherokee gears up for a lap of the country.
2017 DRIVE 4 LIFE
Hitting the Vic High Country for a great cause.
Brett strikes it rich with this modified LC76.
NGUKURR & THE RUIN CITY, NT
There’s remote, and then there’s Ngukurr in the NT.
Escape the tourist trap and head to the northern Flinders Ranges.
Don’t get stranded in the bush with an expensive recovery.
CURRAWINYA NP, QLD
Special national park with plenty of natural and man-made phenomena.
4X4 GARAGE: YOKOHAMA TYRES
Yokohama rolls into our studio with its all-new Geolandar A/T GO15 tyres.
LAKE PINAROO, NSW
An oversized wetland area in the north-west corner of NSW… seriously.
We test a plethora of new products that have hit the market recently: Clearview Mirrors, Axial Bomber RR10, Trac-Grabber, Roadsafe BlackHawk wheel tray, Stihl MSA 160T electric chainsaw, Lightforce LED interior lights, Nikon KeyMission 170 camera, and the Boomerang Barbecue.
We’ve also brought back Readers’ Rigs – this month we’ve included a neat 2010 Patrol and a trail-ready Prado Kakadu (among others).
Deano reveals how vehicles have been consistently packing on the pounds for the past 20 years, Ron reckons diesel fuel might be on its last legs, Fraser explains how Land Rover’s new Discovery relates to the Range Rover, and Roothy continues the rebuild of Milo 2.
Plus, the single-cab Cruiser in our shed gets a fresh set of Yokie boots, and Matt Wood picks up an ex-Army Perentie.
The June issue of 4X4 Australia is in stores Thursday, May 11.