If you are a car enthusiast
and find 4X4 and off-road vehicles fascinating, then pack your bags and head
towards Goa for a fun weekend from 22nd July to 24th July to attend the launch
edition of the India 4X4 Week. Organised by Delhi-based Cougar Motorsport Pvt.
Ltd. in collaboration with some of India’s top 4X4 clubs and institutions, the
mega convention targeted towards the 4 wheel drive (4WD) community is going to
be an action-packed and high adrenalin event. Apart from modern day SUVs, the
event is expected to see around 12 rare heritage 4WD vehicles from different
parts of the nation on display at the event.
The key highlights of India 4X4 Week 2016 will
Boulevard: Leading manufacturers of 4WD vehicles such as Land Rover
and Isuzu Motors India will be displaying vehicles including the Isuzu 4x4
Single Cab Pickup Truck and the D-Max V-Cross, which is India’s first Adventure
Utility Vehicle. Besides this, off-road equipment suppliers like 4WD Concepts,
Amin Sons Marketing, Bon Auto Tech, Ozone, Spirit of Outdoors, Swastik Fabs,
Atrend and many more will be exhibiting a variety of off-road equipment and
Proving Grounds: With a team of expert drivers deployed for
assistance, the visitors can experience the potential of the Isuzu vehicles and
Land Rover Discovery Sport among others at the off-road test tracks of
Arena: The 12 Prologue Special Stages of the Force Gurkha RFC India
2016, the India Chapter of the iconic Rainforest Challenge of Malaysia which is
counted among the top ten toughest motor races in the world, will be held at
India 4X4 Week 2016.
Outback: Three different tracks, i.e. SUV, moderate and extreme
off-road tracks, with varying levels of difficulty have been designed for the
registered visitors wherein they can drive and test the abilities of their own
The Dome: About 12 rare heritage 4WD vehicles from different parts
of the nation will be put up for display. With a chance to win prizes across
various categories, the display comprises of classic Range Rovers, a 1948 Dodge
Power Wagon and an FJ40 Land Cruiser, Land Rover series vehicles such as the
Land Rover Series 2A, Defender and 110 amongst others.
Offroading Trails: The registered participants can have a day-long
real offroading experience at DOT located at the base of the Western Ghats in
South Goa. However, the activity requires a certain number of participation to
Knowledge Sessions: A panel of experts including Sumeer Tandon,
Arkaprava Datta, Tejas Kothari and David Metcalfe will be undertaking
knowledge, training & certification sessions for registered participants on
topics like Suspension & Articulation, Differential Lockers, Offroad
Driving Tips, Hi-Lift Jacks, Winching and other such intriguing aspects of 4X4
Contests: A Ramp Travel Index Contest aimed at testing the vehicle
suspension articulation and endurance as well as quiz competitions will be
organized for the registered visitors.
Evening Entertainment: Live performances by leading musicians
including A26 from Goa, Motherjane from Kochi and Vinayak Gupta’s Khayal
featuring Kamakshi Khanna from Delhi have been arranged for the registered
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