Nissan says there’s a “white space” in between full-size and heavy-duty trucks. They say buyers who find themselves in this space are stuck going a little smaller than they’d like, or paying for more truck than they really need to own. Enter the Nissan Titan XD and its mission to be the right-size truck in the middle. (Editor’s Note and Full Disclosure: Nicole Wakelin is a … [Read more…]

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to spend a few minutes behind the wheel of one of the most interesting trucks of the year. The 2016 Nissan Titan XD is all new, and powered by a 5.0L V8 Cummins diesel engine. The goal of the truck is to appeal to the people who want more than a half-ton pickup, but don’t need the capability of a full-three-quarter-ton. Nissan claims … [Read more…]

Much like Chad has written about previously, I was invited by Ford to participate in the 2016 Explorer Platinum Adventure Tour. I was on the very first leg of the trip; our route was from Vancouver to Kamloops in beautiful British Columbia. While I’m pretty pumped to give any new vehicle a try, I didn’t expect the Explorer to live up to it’s iconic namesake. I expected … [Read more…]

Since the Ford F-150 was all new for the 2015 model year, there are only a few changes from that year to 2016. One of those changes involves an all-new trim level, called Limited. Basically, a Limited is a fully-loaded Platinum model without having to check all the option boxes. We recently had a chance to spend a little time behind the wheel, and here’s what we thought. A … [Read more…]

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In the world of fast sedans, there’s fast, and there’s Hellcat fast. The Dodge Charger Hellcat is the most powerful production sedan currently on sale. It has 707 horsepower and will run the quarter-mile in 10.8 seconds in the right conditions. Its speed is as impressive as its civility. The real surprise is how you can live with this car everyday and not manage to get yourself … [Read more…]

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The 7th-generation Corvette came onto the scene in 2014 wearing all new bodywork, and a promise to be a world-class sports car. Many enthusiasts balked at the new design, which included a different style for the taillights. But what people who downplay the new car fail to realize is how awesome the new Stingray is. It’s one of the best cars, and best values, on sale … [Read more…]

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The best-selling pony car in the world is all new for the 2015 model year. The 2015 Ford Mustang is a step forward in every way imaginable for this car that’s seen production for over 50 years non-stop. One of the biggest changes for 2015 is the addition of the 2.3L EcoBoost 4-cylinder turbo. Is that an appropriate engine for a Mustang? How is this new Mustang overall? Read on … [Read more…]

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