2008 Ford F-450

January 18, 2007

Ford has launched an all-new class-exclusive F-450 pickup and, in the process, has raised the towing-performance bar to a point that the other guys will need to do some serious scrambling to catch up. The F-450 has a maximum 24,500-pound tow rating for a fifth-wheel trailer, and 16,000 pounds for a conventional... Read more »

Seven SUVs Get Top Test Scores

April 19, 2006

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released new crash test and rollover ratings. Seven SUVs earned the government’s highest ratings in front-end and side crashes. The 2006 models of the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Tucson, Mercedes Benz ML-class, ... Read more »

F-350 Power Stroke & Arctic Fox

April 2, 2004

A big truck doesn’t always need to tow a big trailer, although that’s usually the case. When you have a large truck with a serious tow rating, it can also work very well when towing a trailer that’s considerably lighter than the maximum weight the truck is designed to handle. That was the setup... Read more »

F-150 & Outback 28′

December 1, 2003

America’s top-selling pickup for the past 26 years, the Ford F-150 carries a well-deserved reputation as a workhorse. The F-150 is also one of the most popular tow vehicles ever welded together, which is why the company’s announcement that it spent nearly $2 billion to re-create the truck from the... Read more »

2004 Ford F-150

May 17, 2003

Ford’s F-150 pickup, America’s best-selling vehicle for 21 years running, has been reinvented for 2004. Grabbing appearance cues and engineering elements from its Mighty Tonka concept truck and adding a host of fresh tricks, the 2004 F-150 is essentially a ... Read more »

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