Issue #4

Lights, camera, traction! Engage 4×4 is a unique eye-catching high-quality magazine created in Australia and the United States. The captivating magazine intuitively taps into the zeitgeist’s burgeoning all-wheel-drive-as-a-classic movement — celebrating the resurrection and reimagination of iconic 4x4s, investigating the latest and greatest all-paw traction devices, and, most importantly, chatting with the hands behind their wheels. This epic magazine is all about the ride, the destination and the experience. Sit back, relax and then get out there and go adventuring!

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3 min.
front end

Hello and welcome to Issue 4 of Engage4x4! For those of you who have been with us from the start, you may see that we have made the change to bi-monthly which we communicated through our social channels and directly to subscribers. For those of you who we could not reach – and to new readers – we wanted to explain a little bit of the rationale about changing the frequency of our publication. Publishing has always been a tough game and, due to world events (I do not use the “C” word, anymore) over the last 18 months, there have been some additional stresses to the publishing industry. Costs for freight worldwide have skyrocketed due to the reduction in domestic and international flights. More people have come to rely on online shopping…

2 min.
the wire

THE STARSCOPE MONOCULAR A $50 monocular worth more than a $3,000 Binocular! The Starscope monocular has super quality with aspherical elements for the sharpest optics. It is lightweight, so you can carry it up the highest peaks and get the best views for up to 50 miles. And the best part, you can clip it to your phone to take professional-quality photos. www.monostarscope.com FIXD Being out in the middle of nowhere, you have to depend on your wits for any car maintenance. The all-new FIXD will become your truck’s bestfriend. It is the first easy-to-use car health maintenance and monitoring. Plug the little device into your truck’s OBD port, sync it with your phone, and start getting health updates immediately. For example, when the “Check Engine Light” appears, FIXD will tell you what is…

3 min.
back in black

Each Black Line Special Edition arrives in style: The fog-lamp garnish and eye-catching design impress at every turn. Adding to the Black Line beauty are 18-inch wheels finished in glossy black; as well as, blackout chrome grille surround. Additional details include unique Black-Line lower-front and rear-bumper valance design, Garnet Red taillamps, Black roof rails, and body-colored door handles. Guests can select Starfire Pearl, Black Onyx, or the GX-Black-Line-exclusive — Nori Green Pearl — as exterior colors. Inside, passengers will notice a black headliner and a confluence of surfaces covered in bi-tone black Nuluxe with gray bolster inserts and stitching. Matte Black Ash Wood trim on the GX’s steering wheel is standard on all Black Line Special Editions. Optional Lexus roof rail cross bars are also available for guests seeking added function…

2 min.
first-ever silverado zr2

The first-ever Silverado ZR2 drives into the flagship position of Chevy Trucks’ factory-lifted off-road lineup: offering race-proven off-road performance. The ZR2 brings together a premium interior, immersive technology, a number of standard safety-equipment features, and off-road prowess in a comprehensive package. ZR2’s suspension upgrades, enhanced off-road technology, and exterior enhancements were developed to optimize off-road performance and capability — whether desert running or rock crawling — while balancing everyday driving comfort and supporting comparable payload and trailering capability to other Silverado off-road trims. ZR2 max payload is 1,440 pounds and the conventional trailer-weight rating is 8,900 pounds. ZR2 highlights include Standard 6.2-liter V-8 engine, delivering 420 horsepower and 460lb-ft of torque — mated with a ten-speed automatic transmission. A Silverado-first application of Multimatic 1.7-inches DSSV spool-valve dampers, that feature three separate spool…

1 min.
canyon at4 concept truck

Building on the capability of the Canyon AT4, the concept further elevates Canyon’s off-road credibility by showing how it could be customized for an overlanding enthusiast. The Canyon AT4 Concept truck was designed for overlanding enthusiasts with exceptional capability features: factory lifted, wide off-road chassis with enhanced under-body coverage, off-road rocker-panel protectors, cast-iron control arms, heavy-duty front bumper, integrated front-recovery points, front and rear electronic-locking differentials, wheel flares with integrated task lamps, Multimatic DSSVTM dampers, spare-tire swivel mount — so a spare tire can be kept on the back of the truck and swivel out of the way of the tailgate when bed access is needed. Fitted with GMC’s 3.6-liter V6 engine and mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the concept truck could confidently handle a variety of obstacles encountered far from…

1 min.
xtreme recon package for willys wrangler

The 2021-calendar year has been a momentous period for the Jeep Wrangler: Starting early in the year with the introduction of the first electrified Jeep in North America — the Wrangler 4xe — and the first V8-powered Wrangler in almost 40 years — the Wrangler Rubicon 392. Now Jeep has bolstered the Wrangler’s legendary 4x4 capability and go-anywhere attitude with the 2022 Wrangler Willys and the Xtreme Recon 35-inch-tire package. Priced at a United-States manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $39,435 (plus $1,495 destination charge), the 2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with the Xtreme Recon Package includes 17-inch-by-eight-inch beadlock-capable wheels riding on LT315/70R17C (35-inch) BF Goodrich KO2 all-terrain tires. A 1.5-inch factory suspension lift with uniquely-tuned shocks, 4.6:1 axle ratio and anti-lock four-wheel-disc performance brakes. Fitted with a standard black grille, matte-black “Jeep”…