2014 Ford F-450 Super Duty Pickup

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by Ken Freund
January 2, 2014

  For 2014 the F-450 Super Duty is the top of Ford’s line for recreational towing. It’s rated to tow up to 24,700 pounds with a fifth-wheel hitch and 18,500 pounds with a conventional hitch. Plus there’s 5,880 pounds of payload capacity, for hauling big campers.The F-450 is sold in just one... Read more »

2014 and BEYOND: Refinement Defines the Next Generation of Full-Size Trucks and SUVs

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by Chris Hemer
December 3, 2013

  Over the years, we’ve seen the horsepower and tow rating wars come and go. It’s a cyclical phenomenon fueled by competition; since no one wants to be in last place, one-upmanship is the predictable result. But as fuel prices continue to climb, and mechanical components are pushed to their... Read more »

2012 Ford Expedition SUV

2012 Ford Expedition

Ken Freund
January 12, 2012

Ford’s Expedition is one of the few full-size SUVs available which are suitable to carry a large family and tow a heavy trailer. Expedition’s standard 5.4L V8 delivers enough power to tow up to 9,200 pounds when properly equipped. When the road goes from dry to snowy, icy or gravel covered, the available... Read more »

2012 Ram 1500 Pickup

2012 Ford 1500 Airstream

November 1, 2011

The 2012 the Ram 1500 comes with a choice of standard cab, Quad Cab and Crew Cab. Available engines include the 390-hp, 5.7-liter V-8, 310-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 and 215-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 base engine. The Ram 1500 gets the previously offered 545RFE five-speed automatic transmission, upgraded to utilize the... Read more »

First Drive: Ford F-150 Twin-Turbo EcoBoost

2011 Ford F-150 Twin Turbo Ecoboost Towing the Cruiser RV Fun Finder X-214 WSD

September 13, 2011

Offering no less than four engine choices for a wide variety of fuel economy and performance options, the lineup of 2011 Ford F-150 pickups is impressive. There’s the 302-hp 3.7-liter four-valve Ti-VCT V-6, the 360-hp 5.0-liter four-valve dual-overhead-cam Ti-VCT V-8 and the 411-hp 6.2-liter two-valve... Read more »

2012 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition

2012 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition

August 29, 2011

If you like motorcycles and pickup trucks, you’ll probably love the new, limited edition Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup. Ford and Harley-Davidson have produced 10 F-150 models, plus six Super Duty F-250 and F-350 models, and in 2009 a Harley-Davidson F-450 truck. Since the companies teamed up back in... Read more »

Ford SuperCab F-150 and Jay Feather Select X213

July 18, 2011

Buyers in the lightweight trailer arena can be reassured by seeing the Jayco name attached to the new Jay Feather Select X213 trailer. A well-respected company is what you want when you make an RV investment and Jayco delivers the goods. Likewise, a Ford pickup is almost synonymous with RV towing and... Read more »

2010 Ford F-150 Pickup

June 22, 2010

2010 Ford F-150 Pickup Brought to you by Trailer Life magazine For 2010, Ford’s F-150 lineup has been expanded to include an updated Harley-Davidson model, plus an off-road version called the Raptor. The base engine is still a 248-hp 4.6-liter... Read more »

2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty Pickup

March 10, 2010

2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty Pickup Brought to you by Trailer Life magazine The 2011 Ford Super Duty lineup is fully redesigned, with new exterior styling and an interior that has ... Read more »

Ford F-150 SuperCrew and Keystone Bullet

May 1, 2009

There are times when a pickup is so dressed to kill that it’s more like a luxury tourer in disguise. Ford’s F-150 SuperCrew 4WD Lariat is one such vehicle. It boasts total-truck towing prowess wrapped in an occupant-friendly package that does a good job with the RV task at hand.   In... Read more »

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