The Solberg brothers have faced a lot together. Both are former-Norwegian Rally Champions (Henning a five-time consecutive winner) and both have proved their mettle in the World Rally Championship (Petter winning the title outright in 2003). On four wheels, they’re nigh on unstoppable through the Scandinavian countryside, and a match for anything on the gravel. Even a M1 Abrams tank.

Featuring the Norwegian army, rally spec Subaru Imprezas and Citroen Xsaras, and a host of Heckler & Koch HK416 assault rifles, this preview to the Solberg Extreme Motorshow in 2011 is effectively a 3m shot of testosterone. But check out the score. You may be surprised >>>

James Gent first started as a freelance motorsport writer in the UK, before an urge to be paid a monthly wage saw him move to Dubai in late 2011. A keen motoring enthusiast, he hopes that one day his garage will hold a Lamborghini Countach, as well as a WRC Lancia Delta Integrale.

James Gent