12 MELBOURNE 4x4 SHOW
Murray Taylor visited Melbourne recently to take in Australia’s National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo.
26 BMW ALPINE EXPERIENCE
NZ4WD contributor Damien O’Carroll was invited to the Southern Hemisphere Proving Groups this year to try out BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system.
30 PROJECT 12K
A suspension upgrade – including lift – was at the top of our Project 12K wish list. Here’s how we chose what to fit and why.
34 WINCH FEATURE
How to by top NZ winchman Scotty Newport plus supplier focus and first look at the new Comeup Blazer.
41 CAMPING FEATURE
We check out the latest tents, camper trailers and caravans from Oz
45 WEEKEND DRIVE
Carterton’s annual Daffodill Day provided David Coxon with the perfect excuse to explore another corner of the Wairarapa.
10 TOYOTA HILUX
Toyota New Zealand has confirmed the all new Hilux will be in dealerships before the year ends, boasting this is the best Hilux yet.
20 TOYOTA PRADO
Toyota’s Prado remains a stand-out in the SUV sector. But is a new diesel engine enough to keep it ahead of the pack?
52 SUPERWINCH MAINLAND CHALLENGE Round 3
Dunedin’s Cedar Creek facility hosted the third round of this year’s Superwinch Mainland Challenge series. Vicky Newport reports.
56 POLARIS NZ 1000
Ben Thomasen won the inaugural Polaris-backed NZ 1000 off-road marathon in his Polaris RZR 1000 UTV. Mark Baker has the story.
4 From the editor
29 Subs offer
18 Events calendar
50 Vahryous thoughts