2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Off-Road Vehicle

Off-road vehicles often have a few key common traits: big tyres, big suspension and big ground clearance.

And while these three contenders are all guilty as charged, they go about their own respective business in very different ways.

Ford’s Ranger Raptor is a high-performance four-wheel-drive ute, while Jeep has applied their time-honoured off-road chassis into their own new Gladiator ute.

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Every 2021 Subcompact Luxury Crossover SUV Ranked from Worst to Best
Every 2021 Subcompact Luxury Crossover SUV Ranked from Worst to Best

Luxury, served small and tall in crossover and SUV forms. Not all subcompact crossovers and SUVs sit at the bottom Read more

Restomod Ferrari Testarossa aims for 200 mph
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The 80s was the heyday for TV shows and movies where cars were as much a character as the actors. Read more

Porsche Boxster EV Concept Could Be Coming Soon
Porsche Boxster EV Concept Could Be Coming Soon

Electric prototypes of the current-gen Boxster are undergoing testing, and Porsche is working to get a concept released. Porsche has Read more

As Rivian EVs’ First Deliveries Near, Startup Seeks More Ways to Stand Out
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Rivian's own-brand insurance will offer rewards for using safety tech, employees will fan out across the U.S. to show off Read more

SSC Tuatara sustained heavy damage in an accident aboard a car carrier
SSC Tuatara sustained heavy damage in an accident aboard a car carrier

Last December, we talked about the SSC Tuatara hypercar, which is aiming to be the fastest production car in the Read more

Volkswagen v Volkswagen: the new Golf faces its predecessor.
Volkswagen v Volkswagen: the new Golf faces its predecessor.

Spec shootout: 2021 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 v 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk7.5 If there's one car that has come to define Read more

Rivian R1T by the numbers: EV pickup spills bed, towing & storage secrets
Rivian R1T by the numbers: EV pickup spills bed, towing & storage secrets

Rivian’s all-electric pickup truck may promise zero-emissions and futuristic styling, but the R1T still has to deliver on practicality. That’s Read more

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series details firm
Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series details firm

New platform to underpin Toyota’s big 4x4 off-roader as spy pic-based renders deliver final design As the August reveal of Read more

This fully-restored Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept previews a glorious past
This fully-restored Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept previews a glorious past

There’s a funny story behind the Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept you see here. It debuted at the 1981 Tokyo Motor Read more

Polestar 2 digital key update adds new phone features to EV
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Polestar is pushing out a new digital key system for the Polestar 2, tapping drivers’ smartphones for authentication, while the Read more

A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000
A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000

Ford is taking time to brag on its 2021 Bronco Badlands four-door SUV. The automaker has announced that two lead Read more

The UAW wants federal EV rebates only on vehicles built in the US
The UAW wants federal EV rebates only on vehicles built in the US

The UAW is continuing to fight Ford and its plan to move production of one of its electric vehicle models Read more