(Editor’s Note: Due to unpleasant weather, the photos in this particular article are stock photographs from Chrysler. Hopefully we’ll get some better weather for some good photographs before the review goes live.)In the review garage this week is the 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack. Scat means fast, in this case, and not the crappy kind. The Scat Pack takes a Challenger … [Read more…]

I don’t have any issues with the San Antonio, Texas-built Toyota Tundra pickup truck, it’s just not the first truck that comes to mind when I think of pickup trucks. Like many Americans, my mind wanders towards the F-150, Ram, or Silverado. But if you want a capable truck that is comfortable, capable of off-roading, and (in the truck world) reasonably priced, you really need to … [Read more…]

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What is there to say about the Ram Power Wagon that can’t be summed up in “badass off-road vehicle?” Not a whole lot, but for someone who is interested in the ultimately off-road utility, the Power Wagon makes a strong case. As a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, I recently attended the 2014 Texas Truck Rodeo and was able to off-road the Power Wagon like a lunatic. … [Read more…]

Recently, I had the opportunity to be one of the first non-Ford people in the world to drive the 2015 Ford F-150 at the global media launch in San Antonio, and I must say I’m pleased with the new truck. By utilizing aluminum instead of steel for most of the body, Ford managed to shave 700 or so pounds out of their new truck. A lighter truck should improve handling and … [Read more…]

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Recently, I had an opportunity to spend a week in the 2014 Ram 1500 Tradesman EcoDiesel. A certified work truck, the Tradesman didn’t have power windows, door looks, or exterior mirrors. But it did have the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 and an 8-speed automatic transmission. Since the guys are planning on an Ike Gauntlet run in a truck like this one, I’ll defer the whole review to them, … [Read more…]

I was fortunate enough to attend this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise, and the fine folks at Ram put me in the Ram Rumble Bee concept for the weekend. They also provided transportation to and from Detroit by way of a 2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn crew cab 4×4. While I didn’t get to spend a great deal of time in the truck, here are a few things I learned from my time behind the … [Read more…]

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