Sweet ’16s


Chris Hemer
November 17, 2015

  Looking for a new pickup? From upgraded features to more powerful engines and added models, 2016 offers something for every truck buyer   Pickup trucks used to be a lot like wheelbarrows — an essential tool for heavy work but not necessarily something you’d want to ride around town... Read more »

Big Family Fun


Article and Photos by Chris Hemer
October 12, 2015

  The Ford Expedition EL and Denali Lite 2611BH travel trailer have more than enough room for your adventures We’ve all heard the popular expression “Go big or go home.” But if you have a large family and you’re passionate about RVing, you pretty much have to go big or stay home. Finding... Read more »

Roughing It Easy


by Chris Hemer
June 10, 2015

      The Nash 22H and Chevy Tahoe LT not only make extended dry camping possible, but also enjoyable   It goes without saying that trailers are designed for the great outdoors, but these days, getting away from it all has a different meaning than it once did. Where primitive camping... Read more »

2015 Ford F-450 Pickup

2015 F450

April 15, 2015

  Though appearances stay the same, this beast is changed big in ways you don’t see Here’s a truck for folks who really need a workhorse with really high tow ratings. Although it doesn’t appear very different from last year’s model on the outside, underneath there have... Read more »

The Great Pretender


by Chris Hemer
March 11, 2015

  Keystone’s Cougar XLite 30RLI looks like a travel trailer but lives like a fifth-wheel The kitchen area is well configured with an abundance of countertop space and a large double-bowl stainless-steel sink. Among the many reasons RVers prefer fifth-wheel trailers, the floorplan ranks near... Read more »

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport


March 11, 2015

  The 2016 Discovery Sport is a fresh new model in Land Rover’s lineup. Replacing the LR2, it shares about 50 percent of its parts with the Range Rover Evoque and is sized similarly to BMW’s X3, Jeep’s Cherokee and GMC’s Terrain. With third-row seating, there’s space... Read more »

2016 Titan Debuts at Detroit Auto Show


January 21, 2015

  Nissan recently showed off the new 2016 Titan pickup truck at the Detroit auto show, with an on-sale date due later this year. It’s been a dozen years since the Tittan was redesigned, but the upcoming changes may make the wait worthwhile! Three different engines will be offered, including... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Colorado


January 16, 2015

  Designed for folks who want the utility of a pickup truck, but not the large size, the 2015 Chevy Colorado is a mid-sized model with enough muscle for towing. The optional 3.6-liter V-6 is rated 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. It’s mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel... Read more »

Power to the Pickups


by Ken Freund
October 15, 2014

  2015 Ram Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks boast more power, higher tow ratings, smoother suspension. Ram trucks division of Chrysler has focused on ratings more than new styling for 2015. The Ram 3500 heavy duty pickup trucks have received power upgrades and boast the highest tow ratings in their class.... Read more »

Future Ford: 2015 F-150 Pickups Revealed


by Ken Freund
October 15, 2014

  The 2015 Ford F-150 is winning early praise as it sets the standard for the future, thanks to the vehicle’s impressive combination of power, capability and efficiency. The all-new F-150 can tow up to 12,200 pounds and haul 3,300 pounds. The all-new F-150 can tow up to 1,100 more pounds, haul... Read more »

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