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Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition
 0 Comment on Does the New Toyota Tundra Earn Its Place?
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Does the New Toyota Tundra Earn Its Place?

Until the late 1960s and early 1970s, Japanese vehicles were not much of a threat in the U.S. market. At…

Ford Bronco
 2 Comments on The Rugged Ford Bronco Off-Roader!
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The Rugged Ford Bronco Off-Roader!

The Ford Bronco takes on the Jeep Wrangler. It has been decades since we last saw a Bronco SUV, particularly…

Lexus LX 600
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Lexus LX 600 Elevates the Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the most renowned sport utility vehicles in the world. Launched in 1951, this…

Chevrolet Silverado ZR2
 2 Comments on Refreshed 2022 Chevrolet Silverado Adds ZR2 Trim;
Makes Additional, Substantial Changes
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Refreshed 2022 Chevrolet Silverado Adds ZR2 Trim;
Makes Additional, Substantial Changes

When the current-generation Chevrolet Silverado rolled out in 2019, it did not do much to move the needle. Style changes,…

 1 Comment on The Nissan Armada Sails on in a Niche Segment
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The Nissan Armada Sails on in a Niche Segment

The refreshed Armada makes a bold statement. Sometimes you need a full-size SUV to get it done. In the case…

 3 Comments on An SUV Completes the HUMMER EV Family
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An SUV Completes the HUMMER EV Family

We haven’t seen a Hummer-badged model roll off an assembly line in a decade, but this year the nameplate returns…

 6 Comments on In Photos: 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor!
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In Photos: 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor!

Raptor rapture returns in the form of this latest-generation performance pickup truck. The range-topping Raptor is back, an all-new model…

 2 Comments on Smart Concept: Jeep Grand Wagoneer
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Smart Concept: Jeep Grand Wagoneer

The Wagoneer line will elevate Jeep’s profile. The long-awaited return of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer is nearly complete. On Thursday,…

 3 Comments on Raptor Fighter: Ram 1500 TRX!
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Raptor Fighter: Ram 1500 TRX!

The long-awaited Ram 1500 TRX made its debut on Monday, the brand’s answer to the Ford F-150 Raptor. For the…

 1 Comment on The Big and Burly Toyota Sequoia
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The Big and Burly Toyota Sequoia

The Toyota Sequoia is an enormous sport utility vehicle with room for seven. It is part of a small breed…

 3 Comments on 7 Facts About the 2020 Nissan Armada
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7 Facts About the 2020 Nissan Armada

It can be easy to overlook the Nissan Armada, especially if you’re shopping for a full-size SUV from Chevrolet, Ford…

 3 Comments on Lexus GX:
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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Lexus GX:
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  Toyota builds several modern and forward-thinking models, but the Lexus GX 460 is not one of them. Indeed, this…

 6 Comments on Off-Road Prowess: GMC Sierra AT4
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Off-Road Prowess: GMC Sierra AT4

Updated December 7, 2020, to reflect diesel engine availability and performance. GMC is GM’s “professional grade” brand, a tagline that…

 5 Comments on Toyota FJ Cruiser: One and Done
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Toyota FJ Cruiser: One and Done

The Toyota FJ Cruiser is a unique sport utility vehicle, one that pays tribute to the Land Cruiser FJ40, a…

 7 Comments on Off-Road Warrior:
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
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Off-Road Warrior:
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

What has been said about the Jeep Wrangler that hasn’t been uttered before? Not much, especially as this traditional body-on-frame…

 12 Comments on A Whole Lot of Awesome:
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison
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A Whole Lot of Awesome:
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

A tricked-out truck for the midsize range. Chevrolet just raised the bar in the midsize performance pickup truck category by…

 9 Comments on King of all Trucks: Ford F-150 Raptor
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King of all Trucks: Ford F-150 Raptor

Raptor sport truck antics, part two. Give someone a Raptor and their lives are forever changed. Okay, maybe that’s a…

 5 Comments on Jeep Wrangler: There’s Only One
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Jeep Wrangler: There’s Only One

The fourth-generation Jeep Wrangler is a worthy successor to the original. How do you update one of the most iconic…

 8 Comments on First Impressions of the Second-Generation Volkswagen Tiguan
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First Impressions of the Second-Generation Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2018 VW Tiguan debuts in late July. Volkswagen’s rejuvenation continues apace, with its second all-new SUV this year set…

 21 Comments on Crawl Control: Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
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Crawl Control: Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Return of the ultimate Tacoma pickup truck. The third-generation Toyota Tacoma is the best one yet, although admittedly the footprint…

 2 Comments on US Bound: 2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4²
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US Bound: 2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4²

Beastly M-B G550 set for US introduction early next year. There are only a few rugged SUVs left on the…

 1 Comment on Sneak Peek: 2016 Toyota Tacoma
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Sneak Peek: 2016 Toyota Tacoma

See Also — Revealed: 2016 Toyota Tacoma Earlier this week, Toyota hosted yours truly at an automotive event by which…

 1 Comment on Performance Beast: Range Rover Sport SUV
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Performance Beast: Range Rover Sport SUV

The second time around with any model often allows reviewers such as yours truly to savor a distinct perspective. That…

 3 Comments on Chevrolet Silverado Z71: Top-End Pickup
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Chevrolet Silverado Z71: Top-End Pickup

Within the past year I’ve had the opportunity to drive six pickup trucks produced by General Motors: three Chevrolet models…

rock crawling Jeep
 0 Comment on Do Your Wheels Hang Low? Compression vs. Droop for Rock Crawling
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Do Your Wheels Hang Low? Compression vs. Droop for Rock Crawling

There are countless ways to customize a 4×4: lifts, tires, shocks, light bars, armor – and that isn’t even touching…

 1 Comment on Enraptured: 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
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Enraptured: 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Niche 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor introduced. The Ford F-150 is the best selling pickup truck on the planet, harnessing…