We come from all different walks of life, but we have one thing in common - our love for 4x4's. Meet our passionate, adventurous and experienced team.

Archie Buchannan

Qualifications/training: Senior Master Technician

Work history/experience: Ex Land Rover 15 years

Favourite place to drive off road: Slab Common & Piccadilly Wood

Dream location to off road: King of Britain

Chris Carr

Qualifications/training: Level 3 Equipment Maintenance, NVQ Level 3 Equipment Maintenance Engineering, IOS-H Managing Safety, City & Guilds Mobile Air Conditioning, Level 3 Workshop Coach & Mentoring, Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance, Level 4 Motor Vehicle Repair & Workshop Management, Engine Technician, Mech E Registered

Work history/experience: Royal Marines Commando 12+ years, Vehicle Technician & Inspector

Favourite place to drive off road: Wales

Dream location to off road: Sahara

Favourite 4x4: Pinzgaur

Robert Jinks

Qualifications/training: City & Guilds Mechanics, Crane Operator

Work history/experience: 20 years experience in motor mechanics

Favourite place to drive off road: Green Lanes

Dream location to off road: Antarctica

Favourite 4x4: Land Rover Series 3 88”

Lourival Borges Junior AKA Junior

Qualifications/training: Mechanical Engineering training, Welding Diploma

Work history/experience: 2 years experience in motor mechanics

Favourite place to drive off road: Piccadilly Wood

Dream location to off road: Ensenada

Favourite 4x4: Land Rover


With a combined experience of 50 years working with 4x4 vehicles our team have an unrivalled level of knowledge and expertise. We pride ourselves of the quality of our work and will treat your vehicle like our own.

Our specialist team can provide an array of custom modifications to suit your vehicle and your adventures.  We can upgrade or provide bespoke modifications for your 4x4, SUV, van, buggy, or pickup truck.

4x4 off road adventure

We love testing our driving skills and our vehicles – when work is done for the week the Alton 4x4 team like to head out to tackle some of the best off roading tracks and lanes throughout the south.


We offer welding and rust treatment, body armour, roll bars, roof vents, exhaust systems, air conditioning, resprays, side steps, skid plates, suspension adaption, lift kits, light bars, winch and hitch installations, tyre upgrades, snorkels, air filters – get in touch if you have a bespoke requirement, we’d love to help! Our experienced technicians can modify all makes and models of 4x4 including Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Jeep and more.

Trusted 4x4 Garage

Our workshop in Blacknest just off the A31 is easily accessible from the Alton, Farnham, Basingstoke, Godalming, Guildford, Haslemere, Petersfield and Winchester areas.

Please call us on: 01420 259015 to discuss how we can help you.


Alton 4x4

Unit 5B Blacknest Industrial Estate,
Blacknest, GU34 4PX

01420 259015