Summer is out and now it’s time to start thinking about that all important winter road trip. Whether it may be for a family Thanksgiving road trip or a romantic Xmas adventure, forget hibernating, winter is the perfect time to get out on the road, into the great outdoors and see the best the USA […]
The 2014 Volvo XC60 is a mid-size crossover/SUV that has distinguished styling, an extensive list of safety equipment, and all-weather capability. Handsome and chiseled from almost any angle, the XC60 defies the stodgy look of its Swedish wagon brethren and carries a certain savoir faire attitude. The interior is distinctly Scandinavian — with its floating center stack, dial-operated console, and supportive leather seats that are comfortable for hours — it has a look and feel that can match up to the best European cabins on the road today.
When you ask for family car recommendations from your average car buying public, the typical recommendations are usually crossovers and SUVs since they are deemed a lot cooler because it’s not the family vehicle our parents had. The 60s brought the era of big station wagons, the 70s for full-size vans, the 80s for minivans […]
The desert-racing-inspired SVT Raptor stands apart from all other pickup trucks and we go full throttle at Miller Motorsports Park doing jumps and rock climbing. At the opposite end of the Ford F-Series lineup is the F-150 FX2 Tremor which is configured for sporty driving on the street. Which do you prefer?
Likes: Off-road performance Powertrain Dislikes: Interior/exterior styling Fuel economy For the 2014 model year, Nissan hasn’t changed much of anything on the Frontier. However, you don’t fix what isn’t broken. And with the Nissan Frontier’s off-road performance, there is little to fix. Before we get to the review, let’s state the obvious, the current-generation Nissan […]
For years Subaru has marketed the Outback as the go-to vehicle for the outdoor crowd. Although the previous generation, launched in 2010, made the Outback look more like a crossover SUV, for most people the Outback continues to serve as a modern day station wagon, but one with surprising off road capability. The new 2015 Outback continues with the same basic recipe, but offers a few tweaks here and there to help perfect the formula.
If you own a Range Rover, odds are you believe in going big or going home. While your Range Rover is an incredibly capable off-road vehicle in its’ stock configuration, there are a few things you can do to convert a plain-Jane Range Rover into an off-roading beast.