In celebration of the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan is giving three of its popular crossovers a little competitive edge – creating one-off versions of its popular Pathfinder, Murano and Rogue equipped with sets of heavy-duty snow tracks. The three custom Nissan Winter Warrior crossovers are ready to tackle even the record-breaking snowfalls experienced by many parts of the country already this year.
Reno, Nevada – Today, the Rebelle Rally announced a partnership with MAXTRAX recovery devices, the exclusive vehicle recovery track of the rally. The Rebelle Rally is the first women’s off-road navigation rally raid in the United States and will take place October 13-22, 2016. Blending the love of driving with the ultimate challenge of precise navigation, the Rebelle tests competitors’ skills over 7 days of competition. It is not a race for speed, but a unique and demanding precision event based on the elements of time, distance, headings, and hidden checkpoints using maps, compass, and roadbook.
The King of the Hammers is celebrating its 10th year in 2016, and the event is bigger than ever. The event has grown to become, as some put it, the “Burning Man of Off-Road” because of the uniqueness, and difficulty, of the competition, which has help spawn explosion of rock crawling across the country. Even if those attending the event never plan to race, there are more crawlers roaming around the event than one could imagine – most of which could have won the race five years ago.
Story and Photos by Valerie Douglas
Qualifying Day 1 of the Nitto King of the Hammers Powered by Optima Batteries did not fail to entertain. Throughout the day, 49 drivers tackled last year’s qualifying course run backwards, which was just around 2 miles, with multiple lines available throughout the course that would, or would not, save a driver time. Yes, short cuts on this course were often slower.
Clackamas, OR — Warn Industries encourages customers to utilize the consumer rebate program that runs through March 31, 2016. With snow still falling across the US, we urge consumers to be safe and responsible with quality recovery gear. It is also a great time to upgrade an older winch in preparation for spring off-roading opportunities to the new WARN ZEON Platinum winch line with a wireless control and remote clutch engagement.
Compton, California (February 1, 2016) – Greg Adler – President and CEO of 4 Wheel Parts, provider of parts for trucks, Jeeps, SUVs and more – goes undercover to meet the employees who keep the company on the right track, on Undercover Boss, Friday, Feb. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. During his Undercover Boss mission, Adler worked alongside employees performing a variety of jobs that represent key aspects of the company’s retail sales and distribution operations.
If you are interested in taking a Wilderness First Aid Course (WFA), Badlands Off-Road Adventures is sponsoring a 2 day class in April. We engage a professional medical instructor from Wilderness Medical Associates, the certifying agency.
MESA, ARIZONA: There are a few Jeep Collections out there, but Omix-ADA’s Jeep Collection is one of the more recognized collections consisting of 31 vehicles spanning the 75 years of Jeep’s history. The exhibit is available for touring in Omix-ADA’s headquarters in Georgia, and they also travel with select models to different shows throughout the year.
NEW ORLEANS – Whether it is an old faithful with years of wear and tear or a late model Grand Cherokee or Rubicon, Jeep owners can affordably preserve and protect virtually any model Jeep using custom-mixed AutomotiveTouchup paint. From the most current Jeep colors like Cosmos Blue and Bianco Divino, all the way back to the 1960s Glenwood Green Metallic, AutomotiveTouchup can create an exact Jeep color match from a comprehensive library of OEM automotive colors.
Corona, CA: For 20 years, T-Rex Grilles has grown from a small billet grille company to the world leader in aftermarket grille design and manufacturing. This unrelenting passion to building the best grille products available is the true measure of American craftsmanship and it shows in every product created. T-Rex is proud of such a significant achievement and vows to continue manufacturing highly appealing grille products.