Top 10 Desert Offroad Machines
The desert is no place for just any regular car. The excruciating heat, the mighty quick sands and the uneven landscape are forces of nature that always overwhelms even the toughest of vehicles…. Or do they. You guessed right! Not all cars cower at these setbacks. There are breed of cars that have not only got what it takes to survive the desert but also has the daunting ability to navigate through this post-apocalyptic dry lands.
This hardcore military vehicle was built to survive all terrain. The massive 37 inch tires are adjustable from the central tire inflation system. It has a top speed of over 70 mph (113km/h). it is not the fastest of cars, it’s also incredibly large for a regular road but when you are stuck somewhere around rocky dry lands, sand dunes or generally an uneven landscape and a long way from home, this is the vehicle you want to be in.
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (2008-2016)
Its predecessors are known for their ruggedness on land and this big bully is no different. Its newest model is v8 powered and bags 381 HP. It is incredibly durable and can tow a load of more than four tons. This four wheel drive desert dweller has a purchase price of about $83,000.
SUBARU FORESTER (1998-2016)
This power house is completely in control with its exceptional tractions on slippery roads. It has proven itself a titan of a 4WD with its distinctive viscous coupling locking center differential which splits torque equally from rear. A powerful engine inclusive, this vehicle has a bad road pass.
TOYOTA HILUX PICKUP
Over the years Toyota brand of 4WD cars have maintained its durability and ruggedness. The Hilux pickup is an exemplary figure of perfection and quality from its solid axle to its high ground clearance. Its replacement parts are easy to find due to its longevity in the automobile industry from early years. 2016 Hilux is rated at 177 hp and offers a 6-speed manual gearbox. This beast would give you a run any day anywhere.
MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER (2015-2016)
When going on an expedition, excursion, or just an adventure with a few people you would need a lot of room and little necessary equipment. This 4WD van is the perfect specimen. This elegant van comes with a turbo- diesel v6 for fuel economy.
Whether it’s the African desert, the rocky roads in the Middle East, the Australian desert, whatever the challenge in terrain, these dessert dwellers are built to dominate. They are the ultimate definition of a safe trip.