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A trio of top-tier touring trucks from Rambler 4x4

We drive three of Rambler’s best to crown the ultimate touring off-roader

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Busted knuckles: DIY-built Toyota HiLux LN106

Money can’t buy you everything, but long nights in the shed can get you damn close

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Double Black Off Road's wild 2021 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

Double Black Off Road is in the business of building bad-arse Jeeps, and business is good

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Rock tour: Custom GU Patrol ute

From tourer to rock crawler and back again, this well thought-out custom GU Patrol is a super-capable all-rounder.

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2021 Jeep Gladiator travels around Australia

Can the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon stand up to tough Aussie off-road conditions? This one has been put to the test over 12 months and 60,000km on some of Australia’s remotest bush tracks

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Toyzuki: Jimny converted into mini 79 Series

Not only does this modified Jimny defy logic in the best possible way, you have a chance to win it!

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Sand-dune sledgehammer: Custom LandCruiser 105

This Dubai-spec-inspired LC105 uses all the best gear to push the boundaries of 1FZ power … to the tune of more than 1000hp

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A pair of epic custom GU Patrols

How one Queensland couple turned two junkyard specials into wild 4x4s

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Rok in a hard place: Custom Amarok V6

This tough, cleverly customised Amarok is built for purpose. And that purpose is to get its owners out and exploring any and all remote locations in Australia

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Custom 79 Series Cruiser created to conquer

A well planned and fastidiously executed 79 Series custom-built for family adventures

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Race-inspired 2019 Nissan Navara

After an incident with a swamp that killed his first modified Navara, Rogue 2.0 was Simon Taylor’s chance to build an even better off-road weapon

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Custom 4x4: Barra-powered FJ45 LandCruiser

Richard Swindel-Hurst started a project to keep him occupied during lockdowns, and the result is this epic Barra-powered FrankenCruiser

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Ex-military Land Rover 110 Perentie 6x6

Perentie 6x6 takes leave of service and joins the touring ranks

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Custom 4x4: Panel van-converted 80 Series LandCruiser

Could this be the first V8-powered panel van-converted 80 Series LandCruiser in the country?

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Custom build: Isuzu D-MAX X-Terrain 6x4

Super-specced D-MAX clears the boundary when it’s time to up stumps and head on out

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Trig Point’s chopped Nissan GU Patrol

A body chop for this GU Patrol was the perfect way to showcase the Trig Point canopy and create a tough touring truck

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Not a Prado! Lexus GX470 custom build

A factory V8 petrol-powered Lexus GX470 based on a Prado and rolling on 37-inch tyres. Why can’t we build them like this in Australia?

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Top-end Toyota N80 Hilux SR5

Built for reliability and touring comfort, this top-end Hilux gets the job done with a minimum of fuss

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2021 Ford F-350 Lariat Tremor custom build

With a 4.5-tonne caravan to lug around during semi-retirement, there was only one vehicle of choice for Dave Isaacs, the owner of this decked-out F-350

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Final build: MU-X transformed into touring beast

4X4 Australia transforms a base-model Isuzu MU-X from stock to a competent touring 4x4

LandCruiser 60 gets LC80 and V8 upgrade
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60 Series gets an LC80 and V8 upgrade

Money can’t buy you happiness, but hard work can get you damn close

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Rambler Vehicles' custom 79 Series LandCruiser

Introducing Rambler Vehicles' 79 Series Cruiser, an automotive work of art

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Epic Toyota LandCruiser 76 Series

Creating the perfect touring wagon requires a well thought-out plan and perfect execution

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Cape Crusader: Toyota N80 Hilux

Alicia has transformed her work rig in to the perfect family touring Hilux and is heading for the Cape