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This Fiat Panda is a Compact Electric 4×4

It’s not only celebrities that are going electric. Classic trucks and SUVs are now being converted to electric drive, keeping classic utility without problematic powertrains. Swapping the engine out for an electric motor also makes affordable importable off-road SUVs easier to live with—fewer obscure parts to break. But SUVs aren’t the only off-roaders. Both Lancia …

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser
Hybrids & Electrics

The Toyota Land Cruiser is Going Hybrid–Will That Make It Less Reliable?

Although it doesn’t sell in massive numbers, the Toyota Land Cruiser is an amazingly reliable and well-regarded SUV. The rugged 70-Series, first introduced in 1984—and never in the US—has been so popular, brand-new ones are still sold in Australia. It comes loaded with off-road features, is less prone to rollovers than the Jeep Wrangler, and …