There are many different reasons why people own and drive 4x4 SUV cars and crossovers. They are still as popular today as they have ever been.
Even so, it is interesting to see how the search results data has evolved over recent years.
Since 2011 there has been a slight fall off in web searches related to 4x4. Yet, we have seen a big increase in the number of web searches for SUV (sports utility vehicle).
That means there is a gradual increase if you add both search phrases together.
So, despite the economic woes in the world, drivers are still searching for 'class' cars. None more so than modern 4x4 SUV cars and crossovers.
Of special interest to us, there has been a steady year on year fall in the number of searches for offroad and off road. Are drivers realising the benefits and value of using a 4x4 SUV for normal everyday use?
Of course, 4x4 off roading used to be all about finding a bit of mud to drive through. Most drivers like to exhibit the 'off road' capabilities of their day to day vehicle. This site aims to cover all bases for everyone in the SUV 4x4 off road world.
What you most likely want to know is 'where can I take my 4x4 off roading'? Owning and driving a 4x4 SUV often means you like to have fun driving off road too. If so, there are aspects of driving and owning 4x4s that need to get taken into consideration.
Some proud owners never take their 4WD vehicle on anything more 'exciting' than a country lane. Take a 4x4 offroad and you will meet a new wide world of driving expertise.
Even so, you do not have to 'go offroad' to enjoy the pleasure of driving one of the modern 4x4 SUV cars. Go off road, splash a little bit of mud, or venture on a pristine 'get-about'.
The choice is yours and we are 'right behind you' you all the way! The picture shows a Mitsubishi Pajero with a little bit of mud on its tyres!
The simple aim of this website is to present you the cars and the best mechanical information we can find. What you do with that information and how you use your 4x4 SUV is up to you. There will be no caustic jealousy by the writers on this site!
A typical four wheel drive off road driving experience tackles the toughest terrain. Off roading around the United Kingdom is good clean 'muddy fun'. It applies no matter whether you choose a Land Rover or trendy quad bike.
It would be wise to get some basic 4x4 driving tips before you hit the 4x4 off road sites. The techniques will help drivers negotiate water crossing and climb steep gradients. There will be no shortage of twists and traverses to rev up the adrenaline.
I have been driving 4x4 cars for most of my adult - sometimes childish - life! Enjoyed every bit of it - off road leisure pursuit, business get around and work horse - all rolled into one!
My off roader pulled a bus with disabled passengers out of a muddy field - where the driver tried to park it. I took a mountain rescue team up to the base of a rock cliff. It included all their off road gear and accessories needed to scale the rock and rescue the dog.
Axle deep in mud, one lady XJ Jaguar driver was happy to get it dragged out of the ditch. To this day, her husband still doesn't know what she did with that Jag!
Trees felled in various storms have all been 'moved' with assorted 4x4 SUVs. Oh, and I have done a little bit of actual off road driving as well - but that is somewhat incidental.
Enjoy the fun of 4x4 off road experience with some off road driving in Kent. There are several types of 4x4 off road courses for the professional and amateur.
You may wish to take a 4x4 off-road driving course for your present or future employment. Or, you want to have a bit of fun with your own - or someone else's - 4x4. Whichever you choose, off road driving is exhilarating - and demanding!
Note: We try to cater for your wishes in this website no matter what type of four wheel driving you aspire to.