Satisfy your longing for a Jeep while satisfying your practical need for hauling both your progeny and their toys with the AEV Brute Double Cab Jeep Pickup ($TBA). Based on the newest Wrangler Unlimited, the latest Brute is 30 inches longer, with 23 more inches between the wheels, a small frame extension to accomodate the roughly 5' x 5' bed, fold-flat rear seats for added storage or seating for five when necessary, and lots of other aftermarket details like custom wheels, lights, and brush guards. Expect it to start rolling off the production lines and into your garage by mid-2012. [via]
First the FJ, then the CJ, and now this. The Icon Bronco ($150,000-$195,000 + $7,500-$15,000 for the vintage Bronco) completes an off-road retro trifecta for the company, with this lastest entry based on Ford's first-gen off-road beauty. Designed by Icon's Jonathan Ward with help from Ford designer Camilo Pardo and an all-star team from Nike, this thing has a an assortment of amazing features, including a Ford-sourced Coyote 5.0L V8 engine (currently found in the new Mustang GT) cranking out 412 hp, an Aisin Warner five-speed manual transmission, an Atlas II four-wheel drive transfer case, Stoptech brakes, Eibach coils, and Fox Racing shocks. This bad boy also has all-LED lighting (inside and out), keyless ignition, stainless steel trim elements, and the stunning Volcanic black powder coat exterior. No airbags, but more awesome than you can handle.
Show your appreciation for the great outdoors with a vehicle capable of tackling them in the Xplore Toyota FJ Cruiser ($35,000 and up). Packing features like custom matte paint, Xplore/Method black aluminum wheels, a Magnaflow exhaust system, Blistein shocks, leather and suede seats, Xplore metal badges, and a one year pass to our National Parks and Monuments, it's nearly a one-stop shop for any aspiring adventurer — and it'll look great in your suburban driveway, too.