Suzuki Extreme 4x4 Challenge

A win for the Biggs brothers, Scott and Jarred, and a ‘world-first’ back flip from Hamish Auret and Paul Barnes, made this year’s Suzuki Extreme 4x4 Challenge an event to remember.

Story & photos by Gail Smith

This year’s entry was limited to 15 trucks.

  • #15 Brian and Daniel Howat, Howat Engineering twin-turbo BMW V12
  • #14 Graeme Kingstone and Tony Hadland, CowperTruck LS2 Chev V8
  • #13 Grant Harrison and daughter Renee, Homebuilt Nissan SR20 2-litre
  • #12 Brent Ward and Mark Smith, Wairarapa Diesel-built NOS-equipped LS2 Chev V8
  • #11 Mike Gee-Taylor and Dave Hoskin, CowperTruck LS1 Chev V8
  • #10 Warren Jeffery and Mark Pincock, Homebuilt, supercharged 3.8 V6 Holden
  • #9 Rowan Huckstep and Hendrik Hofstee, CowperTruck LS1 Chev V8
  • #8 Phil Walton with Chace Rodda, Homebuilt LS3 Chev V8
  • #7 Neil Moratti and daughter Elle, CowperTruck LS1 Chev V8
  • #6 Phil Conwell and Paul Chapman, Homebuilt Nissan SR20
  • #5 Mitch Seymour and Matt Wilson, Howat Engineering-built LS2 Chev V8
  • #4 Kevin Hermansen and Kirk Grant, CowperTruck Nissan SR20 2-litre
  • #3 Hamish Auret and Paul Barnes, CowperTruck LS7 Chev V8
  • #2 Scott and Jarred Biggs, Howat/Biggs LS2 Chev V8
  • #1 Andrew Garner and Rupert Curry, Homebuilt LS2 Chev V8

To read the full story in the July 2016 issue of NZ4WD go to (June 20) or purchase your own hard copy at the Adrenalin store.

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