Sport Trailering

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by Bob Carpenter
August 31, 2015

  The lightweight Lance 1985 and Jeep Grand Cherokee make for spirited travel   As I accelerated out of the hairpin turn on State Route 79 in rural Southern California, I could feel the turbocharger boost increasing, so I rolled into the throttle even more. It was exhilarating, especially... Read more »

Gimme Shelter

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by John L. Stein
June 30, 2015

  With plenty of cargo space for gear and bikes, the 2015 Ford Transit and Jayco Octane Super Lite are a made-for-each-other couple Sometimes the problem with the great outdoors is there’s just a bit too much of it. For example, sunny at home but then cloudy and cold en route, dust storms followed... Read more »

2015 Mercedes-Benz G Class SUV

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June 3, 2015

  The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL is a full-size SUV that’s made in America, and has a substantial tow rating. Wood trim and rich leather upholstery add a warm ambience. Interior appointments include a seven-inch in-dash infotainment screen, controlled by an advanced operating system called COMAND. There... Read more »

Family Time

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By Chris Hemer
May 1, 2015

  The 2015 Ford F-150 and Forest River Wildwood travel trailer make it easy to enjoy the journey and the destination If you are of a certain age, you can probably recall a time when a camping trip was met with as much trepidation as excitement. Trailers were often towed by passenger cars that... Read more »

2015 Ford F-450 Pickup

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April 15, 2015

  Though appearances stay the same, this beast is changed big in ways you don’t see Here’s a truck for folks who really need a workhorse with really high tow ratings. Although it doesn’t appear very different from last year’s model on the outside, underneath there have... Read more »

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport

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February 27, 2015

  The 2016 Discovery Sport is a fresh new model in Land Rover’s lineup. Replacing the LR2, it shares about 50 percent of its parts with the Range Rover Evoque and is sized similarly to BMW’s X3, Jeep’s Cherokee and GMC’s Terrain. With third-row seating, there’s space... Read more »

2016 Titan Debuts at Detroit Auto Show

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January 21, 2015

  Nissan recently showed off the new 2016 Titan pickup truck at the Detroit auto show, with an on-sale date due later this year. It’s been a dozen years since the Tittan was redesigned, but the upcoming changes may make the wait worthwhile! Three different engines will be offered, including V-6... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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December 18, 2014

  Designed for folks who want the utility of a pickup truck, but not the large size, the 2015 Chevy Colorado is a mid-sized model with enough muscle for towing. The optional 3.6-liter V-6 is rated 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. It’s mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel... Read more »

Future Ford: 2015 F-150 Pickups Revealed

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by Ken Freund
October 10, 2014

  The 2015 Ford F-150 is winning early praise as it sets the standard for the future, thanks to the vehicle’s impressive combination of power, capability and efficiency. The all-new F-150 can tow up to 12,200 pounds and haul 3,300 pounds. The all-new F-150 can tow up to 1,100 more pounds, haul... Read more »

Power to the Pickups

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by Ken Freund
October 10, 2014

  2015 Ram Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks boast more power, higher tow ratings, smoother suspension. Ram trucks division of Chrysler has focused on ratings more than new styling for 2015. The Ram 3500 heavy duty pickup trucks have received power upgrades and boast the highest tow ratings in their class.... Read more »

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