They are following the lead of Mercedes and BMW, who have both launched off-roaders
, people carriers, so-called lifestyle vehicles - all have enjoyed a rewarding time in recent years.
OK, so most people who buy off-roaders
have absolutely no intention of taking them off the tarmac.
named the best used cars across 10 categories, from superminis to luxury cars and off-roaders
A CRACKDOWN to stop reckless 4x4 racers and bikers scarring the North Wales countryside is asking responsible off-roaders
to give tip-offs to police.
SPOTTERS" are on patrol in the Brecon Beacons this summer to report illegal off-roaders
to helicopter police teams overhead.
A total of 105,196 new off-roaders
were sold in the first seven months of 2006 compared with 106,732 during the same period last year.
Mercedes product group manager Catherine Baker says: "We believe the GL-Class will become the benchmark in terms of quality off-roaders
and its seven adult seats will make it particularly attractive.
Because of the toad's endangered status, 3,000 acres along Little Rock Creek in the Angeles National Forest have been closed to off-roaders
, fishermen and campers since 1999.
In a shootout of ten of the UK's best selling five-door off-roaders
, 4x4 magazine voted the Jeep Grand Cherokee the 'World's Best Off-Roader
And, as most motor manufacturers will now tell you, few off-roaders
ever get the opportunity to smell the grass far less run across it.
Even though the Murano will be competing in a market segment stiff with clever off-roaders
, MPVs and SUVS, you have to admit it does have attitude.