I think the reason is more related to break downs than hauling extra things. When you are on the side of the road digging for your spare tire and jack, you want people to see your hazards even if you have your trunk or hatch open. We can’t have cars with spare tires mounted to the front bumper.
My first car had one.
If 8x4 doesn’t fit, what the biggest flat sheet that would fit?
Its not graded by the FIA.
No heal-toe needed for a hill. Just clutch control and brake. Takes some practice but satisfying when you get it right.
My wife has corn allergy too. There is corn in everything!
Target’s return policy for gift registries is not as forgiving. We opened and assembled a coffee table we had our our registry. Found out it was too small for the room. They wouldn’t take it back. I had to disassemble it, and put it back in the box and claim it was defective for them to take it back. I no longer buy… Read more
The Defender we rode in our on trip up Sani Pass in South Africa.