NZ4WD November 2015

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FEATURES

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.

NEW MODELS

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?

OFF-ROAD SPORT

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.

REGULARS

4  From the editor

6  News

29 Subs offer

18 Events calendar

49 Geoffzone

50 Vahryous thoughts

60 Your4s

64 Torquetalk