2017 Ford F-150 and Raptor

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Ford sells nearly 100 new Ford trucks every hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With numbers like that the Ford F-Series trucks are easily the best-selling vehicles in the U.S. and they have been for the last 35 years ? if you only count trucks, they?ve been…

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2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When it comes to hard core off-road vehicles two or three names stand out, but one of the most popular worldwide is the Toyota Land Cruiser. The Land Cruiser has been around the U.S. market since 1957 and has gone through a multitude of iterations before ending up as the…

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Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Chrysler deserves high praise for keeping Jeep, Jeep?. Certainly they have expanded the lineup with a variety of new models, but in the process they have worked diligently to maintain the soul and heritage of the brand. Of the six variations currently offered, the two-door Wrangler and four-door Wrangler Unlimited…

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Test Drive

?2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4×4? Give me Liberty or give me??.Cherokee Some folks in the traditionalist Jeep camp aren?t happy campers at all when it comes to the design language of the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee. For starters, some Jeepsters were fans of the Jeep Liberty, which the Cherokee replaces. Next, the boxy format of…

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Range Rover Evoque Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We?ll take any chance we can get to drive a Land Rover, and when the 2013 Land Rover Evoque became available in the press fleet, we jumped at the opportunity to spend a week in the brand?s smallest model. First introduced in the Fall 2011, the Land Rover Evoque became…

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2013 Land Rover Range Rover Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer Utah ? It?s not often the ?King of Off Road Vehicles? introduces a new, from the ground up, version, so when Land Rover said the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover would be debuting in the Utah desert, I was ready to go. Significant changes are so numerous it?s hard to know which…

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Test Drive: 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4×4

?Jeep Wrangler?s lineup was just fine before” 2012 icon is now RE-FINED First of all, what is a Jeep?? The jury is still out on where the name Jeep? actually came from ? some say that the name was derived from slurring ?GP?, which was the military abbreviation for ?General Purpose?, while others claim that…

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Test Drive: 2012 Range Rover Evoque

Sea to Sky Adventure tests mettle of new compact Range Rover Vancouver, B.C., Canada ? Land Rover just launched its newest Range Rover model ? the 2012 Evoque. The Evoque is based on the futuristic and stylish LRX concept vehicle, which recently made the rounds of several International auto shows, drawing high praise and wide…

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