When Ram introduced the all new 2019 Ram 1500 I had mixed feelings about the truck – thinking I’d go the heavy duty route when it was time for us to buy a truck, I didn’t pay too much attention to them for my needs. In other words; I was spending more time with online configuration tools for 3/4 Ton trucks than any of the half ton or midsize trucks. So I never gave much thought to how I’d option a half ton truck, until recently. Continue reading
There hasn’t been much more anticipation in the off-road community as has been for the JL Wrangler that recently hit dealers, the only vehicle that has promise to be any kind of competition for that off-roader is Ford’s resurgence of the Bronco nameplate. Continue reading
I recently stumbled upon an article about Bollinger Motors and their ambitious plans to create an All-Electric Off-Road vehicle. I was skeptical at first, but if the recently revealed B1 lives up to its spec sheet, they may actually be onto something. Continue reading
The FT-4X is Toyota’s conceptual product plan to compete for the outdoor adventure loving milennials’ hard earned cash. With efficient commutability, off road capability, and an integrated gear shed – Toyota hopes to gain buy-in from young professional outdoorsy folks. Continue reading
Toyota’s TRD Pro series trucks are the most capable factory versions of their three off-roadable vehicles. Yesterday, Toyota revealed the new TRD Pro version of the updated Tacoma. I wasn’t overly impressed with the redesigned Tacoma when it was revealed last year, but there is something about this Super White Taco truck that has me interested (and I don’t even like white vehicles). Continue reading
Forget about the epic coolness of the multi-engine electro-gas hybrid drive train; check out the tires on this thing! (I’m a sucker for anything with mud tires.)
I’ll admit it; I often get carried away. I’ll get an idea in my head and start a cycle of researching, list making, budgeting, day dreaming, and planning; then reality kicks in and I’m usually left frustrated, and disappointed. My wife bought me a subscription to Overland Journal for my birthday last fall – and now a few issues in; I want to build an overland rig and drive around the world.