nz4wd May 2015

NZ4WD May 2015

Bangkok Motor Show

Modified 4x4 vehicles featured at the Bangkok International Motor Show last month.

Land Cruiser with the lot
In which we take a close look at the latest Land Cruiser 79 specced up by South Island ARB distributor and dealer Peter Munro.

Three days on trek
Every two years old boys from Hawke’s Bay boys’ school Hereworth put together a three-day 4WD fundraising trek through Hawke’s Bay's stunning hinterland.

Matariki Forest Tagalong
Tough but fair would be a good way to describe the Whangamata 4WD Club’s recent tagalong.

What should you carry in your 4x4 for the day (and it will inevitably come) when things go pear-shaped? We check out what you need, plus provide you with some helpful hints if you are in the market for a winch.

Revamped Ford Ranger

Ford challenges the ute market with a tougher, smarter and more efficient Ranger. NZ4WD magazine was there when the new, facelifted model was officially launched in Thailand last month.

Enzed offroad champs

The ENZED Offroad champs roared back into life early this year on a fast and challenging course north-west of Auckland.

National 4x4 Trials Series RND 5
Whiteman’s Valley north-east of Wellington provided a mix of mud, clay and scrubland for the fifth round of the National 4x4 Trials series.

Southern Trailblazers Southers Series RND 6
With a course within sight of Cannibal Bay is it any wonder there were man-eating bogs on the course the Southern Trailblazers used for their latest 4x4 Trial event.