Category Archives: pickup trucks

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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In the News: Auto News Factoids of the Week

Being Green; the top pickup; gasoline delivery while you work; mini-Tesla; pot-hole protection; self-driving cars and hackers; recalls; it’s NASCAR time again, and more. Just click right here to catch up on last week’s key happenings in the auto industry. … Continue reading

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2016 #GMC Pickups; a size for every need.

Canyon, Sierra and Sierra HD – GMC’s medium , large and extra large pickups. What size is right for your job? Here’s a quick look at what GMC has to offer in its 2016 pickups. Click here and enjoy. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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