Cars & TrucksArchive
So you want a rooftop tent? Here's what you need to know before deciding which type best suits your needs.
Tents, cargo, and tools don’t belong on top of your vehicle
The 2020 Range Rover Evoque promises most of the bigger SUV's style and luxury at less than half the price
This adjustable truck bed rack is a great alternative to traditional roof racks for any truck
For Mike and his 6-year-old daughter Luna, adventure is around every corner
Crossbars, boxes, and other roof systems can turn even the smallest vehicle into a full-on adventuremobile
What to do if you've gotten yourself so stuck that you can't dig out with a shovel and traction aids
If you're looking for a proper off-road trailer that won't require taking out a second mortgage, this tow-behind model is the one for you
What kind of car do you need if you're Wes Siler's fiancée? The answer is obvious: a 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser.
For most drivers, the Toyota Land Cruiser is the worst possible car. But for a very small number of you, it might just be the best truck ever.
These simple additions will make any Subaru more capable and adventure ready
These eight items will keep you and your adventure rig on the road longer and give you peace of mind when venturing off the beaten path
Tesla’s first electric pickup is even more outlandish than we could have expected
The new Ford Mustang Mach-E promises an electric SUV for the masses
How Hilaree Nelson balances being an accomplished ski mountaineer and motherhood
Don't let staying connected keep you from your next adventure. Make this simple upgrade and boost your cell service while on the road.
You can get your crossover to go off-road without completely destroying what made you choose it in the first place
It all starts with having the right tools stashed in your vehicle
Wes Siler explains the basic skills you need to drive safely
A monthly payment may be scary, but, man, it feels worth it when your loved one gets into a crash
Make life on the road more comfortable with these essential items for your adventure van.
Consider purchasing these five essential tools before building out an adventure van
A vehicle to take from the grocery store to the trailhead
The GoFastCampers Platform isn't just a rooftop tent or bed topper. It'll transform your pickup into a better truck.
Polar explorer Eric Larsen shares how he’s keeping the spirit of adventure alive with his family
Converting your van to a livable space doesn't have to mean shelling out $50,000
Prepare for the worst and never be caught off guard
Outside biking experts Aaron Gulley and Jen Judge run through the features of their favorite, most versatile bike rack.
Do you even tailgate, bro?
The most reliable partner I've ever had
In these Airstream dwellers' experience, your tow rig can make all the difference for life on the road
More than just zero emissions, these new American-made electric trucks will out perform your SUV off-road and on
Will Skudin is one of the best big-wave surfers in the world. But his favorite waves are the ones the kids catch at his family's camp.
Know what you're getting yourself into
Airstreams are built incredibly tough, and with a few simple modifications, they can be the perfect mobile adventure base camp.
Exclusive details on the most hardcore Rover in decades
Simple, reliable, and affordable: the age of practical solar power for your adventuremobile has arrived
From the deserted coast of North Carolina to the red-rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau, these routes should be on every overlander’s bucket list
Things to consider when you want to add solar to your adventure vehicle
You don't have to go with the newest, spendiest rig
Ford Rangers, Toyota Tacomas, and the like all make great adventuremobiles—with a little help
Wes Siler walks us through his current progress on his 2019 Ford Ranger build
A bulletproof awning, an on-the-go shower, and some really sweet nuts and bolts
Inside the van where the iconic climbing film was shot
And other advice from Wes Siler
Learn the pros and cons of various types of adventure vehicles, and get a better idea of what to look for in your next rig
Dometic's PLB40 battery system isn't cheap, but it's the simplest and best battery our auto contributor has ever tested. Here's why.
Bryan Rogala introduces us to the world of buying and importing a 25-year-old adventure rig
Need to carry a bike, board, or just some firewood? Here's how.
Any car can be an adventuremobile. Here's how.
Adventure Vehicles 101 explores the orange Affuerda Vida bus
Wes Siler goes through the basics of off-roading in his Toyota 4Runner
The Clean Cruiser Project's goal is to drive to Panama in a 1982 BJ42 Land Cruiser that runs on biodiesel
Real-world experience in the hands of an expert who drives the Ranger off-road every single day
In part two of Bryan Rogala's recon mission to Overland Expo West, he gets more ideas from innovative rigs
Including which work best in certain situations and what they'll cost you
What you do with it is so much more important than whatever car you buy
Plus three tips on how to navigate the off-road paradise that is Overland Expo
Turns out the football superstar is also an extremely skilled archer—and we have the footage to prove it
And why that’s the best news possible for Land Rover lovers
Bryan Rogala gives some quick advice for driving your adventure vehicle through the muck
Packing—or even sleeping in—your small station wagon requires extra planning. Here are our favorite tricks for taking your Subie on long trips.
Wes Siler takes a look at the new-for-2019 Ford Ranger
Bring less than you think you'll need, and put it back where you found it
Or: How to live in a vehicle long-term with your significant other
If your budget is somewhere between $3,000 and $1.5 million, there's a rig here for you
Leaving the highway behind? Here's how to stay safe when driving gets adventurous.
On our second visit to New Mexico–based Tactical Application Vehicles, we take some epic rigs off-road
Step into the pricey, aspirational world of custom-built adventure rigs with Tactical Application Vehicles
Here's a guarantee: if you show up to Overland Expo West, you'll of course see some incredible Jeeps and Toyota Tacomas. But the real way to take in this annual gathering in Flagstaff, Arizona, is to walk past the cliché Sprinter van build-outs and keep your eyes peeled for the trucks, vans, and other four-wheel-drive campers that are one of a kind. We spent all weekend tracking down some of these gems.
A truly game-changing long-haul camper
Turn your vehicle into an adventure-mobile
No vehicle is more maligned, yet no vehicle is more useful
Learn about the different types of adventure vehicles and basic upgrades for your stock rig.
Gear to make your next journey more comfortable and stress-free…
Plus, the three-row family crossover has got legit four-wheel drive. Competitors should take note.
Depending on the space you have and how far you're going, there are options
The all-new car is safer, more economical, and, thanks to its turbo, faster