The inaugural edition of the 'India 4x4 week' is being held from 22nd July to 24th July 2016 in Dona Paula, Goa. This is a one of a kind 4x4 convention which is being organized by Delhi-based Cougar Motorsport Pvt. Ltd. Of the many famous manufacturers, Land Rover and Isuzu are set to display their line-up of vehicles at this community gathering along with several off-road equipment suppliers showcasing their off-equipment and accessories.
A proving ground has also been set up at the venue, where visitors can get an idea of the potential of off-road vehicles like the Land Rover Discover Sport and Isuzu vehicles like the 4x4 Single Cab Pickup Truck and the D-Max V-Cross. There is also the opportunity for the visitors to test their own vehicle's abilities on this track. For this, the organizers have made three different tracks with varying levels of off-road difficulty: SUV, moderate and extreme off-road.Knowledge sharing, training and certifications sessions will also be held for registered participants, where off-roading experts like Sumeer Tandon, Arkaprava Datta and David Metcalfe will be shedding light upon topics like Suspension & Articulation, Differential Lockers, Offroad Driving Tips, Hi-Lift Jacks, Winching and other interesting and challenging aspects of 4X4 and off-roading.
A treat for visitors - 12 rare 4WD vehicles from around the country will also be exhibited at the venue. These include classic Range Rovers, a 1948 Dodge Power Wagon, a FJ40 Land Cruiser, Land Rover series vehicles such as the Land Rover Series 2A, Defender and 110. You can register for the 4x4 Week here. Interestingly, 12 Prologue Special Stages of the Force Gurkha RFC India 2016 will also take place at the India 4x4 Week. Force Gurkha RFC is the Indian edition of the famous Rainforest Challenge of Malaysia. The Rainforest Challenge is considered one among the ten toughest motor races in the world.