Four Wheel Drive Icons That Don't Look Out-Of-Place In The Hamptons

You summer in the Hamptons, and require a 4wheel drive that will never go off-road, but on occasion, get driven to the local watering-hole to have a truffle, foie gras and antelope sandwich. There's a few stipulations: 1 - Cannot look stupid parked next to your Lambo 2 - Must be equipped with winch, lift kit, snorkel and safari rack (Just in case you run into Hezbollah on your way to lunch) 3 - Look great parked next to your barn.

1 - Toyota Landcruiser (FJ40) - The iconic FJ40 is quickly becoming the darling of any Barrett Jackson auction with pristine examples fetching 100k. Relatively small size and short wheelbase make these ideal trail rigs.

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Barn Appeal - 3 stars

2 - Land Rover Defender 110 - If you're a limey bastard, the only option. Also, looks dashing parked next to your barn.

Barn Appeal - 4 1/2 stars

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3 - Mercedes Benz Gelandewagen - Back in the 70's, the Shah of Iran suggested Mercedes-Benz build a truck, so they did. Must be nice.

Barn Appeal - 4 1/2 stars

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4 - Lamborghini LM002 - Shares it's 7.2 V12 with the Countach. Really, that's all the info I need.

Barn Appeal - 2 1/2 stars

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5 - Mercedes Benz Unimog - Arnold would certainly take a break from having sex with his maid to say hello. Dwarfs your barn.

Barn Appeal - 5 stars

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Flyinglap aka Joe knows more useless car information than anybody. He owns every Car & Driver since 1986. His 11 year old son knows the difference between an E24 and E28. His 7 year old son says "gai-ar-doh" not "gah-lar-doh".

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