Category Archives: off-road vehicles

2020 Subaru Outback – First Drive

The sixth generation Outback has arrived and is all-new for 2020. With new structure, refined suspension, a new 260-HP turbo 2.4-L engine and standard all-wheel drive it’s ready for the highway or a dusty trail. There are seats for five, … Continue reading

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The Badlands Off-Road with Jeep and Ram

The Badlands Off-Road Park in Attica, Indiana leaves nothing to the imagination when it comes to driving in dirt, rocks and water. We paid a visit with Jeep and Ram and did manage to get things pretty dirty. Read more … Continue reading

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2019 GMC Sierra – First Drive Report

On the invite of GMC I drove the all-new 2019 GMC Sierra full-size pickup in St.Johns, Newfoundland and the surrounding area. Different by design and different to meet customer demands, the GMC Sierra with its top-of-the-line Denali sub-brand intends to … Continue reading

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2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack – Drive Review

Save the wagons! Not everyone wants an SUV. VW’s Golf Alltrack “raised wagon” has lots of room for people and things, has some moderate unpaved road capability and is compact on the outside for ease of big-city living. Here’s some … Continue reading

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2018 Range Rover Velar

The 2018 Range Rover Velar has been judged the most beautifully designed vehicle on the planet, winning the World Car Design of the Year title at the 2018 World Car Awards.┬áThe new Velar is based on the same architecture as … Continue reading

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2018 Jeep Midwest Mudfest

Jeeps are designed to get muddy. And that’s exactly what I did. On the invitation of Jeep a bunch of auto writers spent the good part of a day sloshing and spinning through the spring thaw woodlands. We drove the … Continue reading

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2018 Ford Raptor – Drive Report

The 450-horsepower Ford F-150 Raptor is an outstanding performer out in the wilds. Whether it be rock-crawling, trail riding, flying over sand dunes or riding a dry river bed, the Raptor is all about fun. On the other hand, with … Continue reading

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