Tag: 4×4

The Chevy Colorado Proves Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Review

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Over the last decade, manufacturers declared that small trucks no longer served a purpose; their customers only wanted full size pickups. They believed people who wanted a truck needed it to be able to haul more, tow more, and fit a small cadre of people in the back seats. Automakers thought they needed something that could tow a space shuttle or rip a tree straight out of the ground with more torque than a monster truck. Continue Reading »

Jeep Renegade Concept is an Off-Road Party Machine

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When someone says the word ‘Jeep’, what do you think of? For many, thoughts of rock-crawling and trail riding immediately come to mind. But Mopar is showing a different side of the Jeep brand just in time for the Geneva Motor Show – its party side.  Continue Reading »

Protect the Cul-de-sac With This Military Volkswagen

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While the mentality has existed forever, the idea of ‘doomsday prepping’ has recently begun to catch on in the mainstream. We’ve got prepping reality TV shows, prepper food storage companies, and even bunker-building firms. But what’s the perfect out-of-the-box prepper vehicle?  Continue Reading »

The Callaway Range Rover is Pure ’90s Nostalgia

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You’ve heard of the Callaway Corvettes, but how about the Callaway Range Rover? Well in 1998, racer and tuner Reeves Callaway turned his attention from building high-powered Chevys to turning up the performance of the British luxury ute. Land Rover North America sent over a total of 220 orders intended only for the US market. Callaway delivered.  Continue Reading »

Check Out Deadmau5′s New Custom Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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Deadmau5 has a reputation for liking fast cars. The most famous of the lot was the Ferrari 458 Italia “Purrari” that had a light blue wrap with Nyan Cat that made Ferrari none too happy. This was followed by a Lamborghini Huracan and a McLaren 650S. Now he’s adding something a little more rugged to his garage with a custom Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

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Volkswagen Syncro Can Make a Van Fan Out of You

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A van is not everybody’s purveyor of a good time, but spend a weekend camping or cruising trails in a Volkswagen Syncro… and you just might have a change of heart. These plucky all-wheel-drive Vanagons made landfall in the US in 1986. Though they didn’t sell like hotcakes, they have enjoyed a fiercely cult-like following.  Continue Reading »

Mercedes GLE Gets an Epic Jurassic World Makeover

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If you’re as much of a Jurassic Park nerd as I am, you should be pretty excited about the new Jurassic World film, coming this June. As with any previous Jurassic Park, there’s bound to be some pretty sweet cars. And even a Triumph.

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Jaguar F-Pace is the Brand’s First SUV

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In 2013, Jaguar debuted its C-X17 crossover concept – a striking five-seat CUV with a somewhat ambiguous name – to rave reviews from fans around the world. Fast forward two years and now Jaguar’s director of design, Ian Callum, says the firm will bring that concept to reality in the form of the all-new F-Pace.  Continue Reading »

Bland Compass, Patriot Help Jeep Hit One Million Sales

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Deep down, the executives at Jeep have to have mixed feelings. On the one hand, sales globally hit one million in 2014, which probably means fat bonuses all around. Continue Reading »

This Shop Wants to Make a Jeep Wrangler Hellcat

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2014 was a glorious year in the name of power. The return of the muscle car presented itself in the form of the Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger Hellcats. “But why not Hellcat all the things?” says the Internet.

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