Category Archives: pickup trucks

2019 Ram 1500 – First Drive

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 half-ton pickup is lighter, quieter and more fuel efficient. It can tow 12,700 pounds and has a max. payload of 2,300 pounds. There’s a V6 or Hemi V8 to choose from, with prices starting at … 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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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor – in the Desert

It’s the only purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck on the market. The Ford F-150 Raptor is back for 2017. With its all-aluminum body and stronger and stiffer high-strength steel frame, it’s now driven by a 450HP 3.5-L twin turbo V6 that … Continue reading

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2017 Honda Ridgeline – First Drive

Honda has completely redesigned its Ridgeline pickup. All-new for 2017, the Ridgeline has a longer wheelbase, increased length, still seats five and has a longer rear cargo bed. The new unibody design looks more truck-like and the 280 HP V6 … Continue reading

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2017 Nissan Titan – Driven

Nissan has upped its game and raised the bar with its 2017 Titan full-size pickup. Now with the first-ever Titan single cab pickup, a new best-in-the-industry longer warranty and a host of interior refinements along with both gas and diesel … Continue reading

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#NissanYearoftheTruck

I was truckin’ this week driving three of Nissan’s new 2017 light trucks – Armada, Pathfinder and Titan. Over a two-day time period in the western U.S., the Nissan Adventure Drive included the highways and byways of the countryside as … Continue reading

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4X4 Double Cab Drive Report

Midsize pickups are becoming more popular in large cities like Chicago and across the U.S. Very capable to haul people, stuff and tow trailers, they are a bit more forgiving compared to maneuvering a full size pickup. Oh, and they … Continue reading

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