Tag Archives: Off-road

2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 intersects off-roading and upscale

Ram has added a dose of luxury to its popular off-road 1500 Rebel model. The brand announced Friday the 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 package, which combines some of Ram's luxury and technology features with the off-road capability of the Rebel. The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 begins life as a standard Rebel model with all of the extra goodies. They include a standard...

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2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison debuts with extra off-road gear

Chevrolet on Thursday unveiled another off-road-focused pickup and it wears the Colorado ZR2 Bison name. Previewed by the Colorado ZR2 AEV concept unveiled at the 2017 SEMA show, the Colorado ZR2 Bison starts off as a run-of-the-mill Colorado ZR2, an already credible off-roader, and builds upon this with extra protective gear to make the mid-size pickup...

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Jeep Bruiser Honcho mixes old-school cool with modern power

Bruiser Conversions loves the Jeep Wrangler. Not because of what it can do in factory-stock trim but rather because of what Bruiser can create with the Wrangler as its starting point. The company's latest modified masterpiece? The Jeep Wrangler Honcho. Using a JK Unlimited as the base machine, Bruiser Conversions transforms the rig into a Wrangler pickup...

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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's confirmation, is the United States next? We've spied...

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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's confirmation, is the United States next? We've spied...

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Saleen Sportruck XR is a hotter 700-plus-horsepower F-150 Raptor

Saleen Automotive, the California company best known for modifying Ford Mustangs and producing the S7 supercar, has a new creation: the Saleen Sportruck XR. Think of it as a hotter Ford F-150 Raptor. The Sportruck XR made its debut at Harris Ford Lincoln in Lynnwood, Washington, last Friday after a teaser on Saleen's official Facebook page. Notably, the...

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Mil-Spec Automotive unveils luxurious #002 custom Hummer H1 off-roader

Mil-Spec Automotive (MSA) has quickly made a name for itself by building luxurious SUVs based on a reimagined Hummer H1. On Wednesday, MSA revealed its second custom creation based on the H1: the #002 Launch Edition. Fittingly, the #002 follows the #001 Launch Edition, but the follow-up SUV features a slant-back roof design that's more to our liking than...

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Saleen Sportruck XR is a hotter 700-plus-horsepower F-150 Raptor

Saleen Automotive, the California company best known for modifying Ford Mustangs and producing the S7 supercar, has a new creation: the Saleen Sportruck XR. Think of it as a hotter Ford F-150 Raptor. The Sportruck XR made its debut at Harris Ford Lincoln in Lynnwood, Washington, last Friday after a teaser on Saleen's official Facebook page. Notably, the...

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Meet the US Army’s new Ground Mobility Vehicle

The U.S. Army has a new set of wheels. It's called the Ground Mobility Vehicle and it's designed to shuffle airborne troops from a drop zone in a hurry with a 2.0-liter DOHC twin-turbocharged diesel engine buried beneath all that armor plating. Mechanically speaking, the GMV is based on the General Dynamics Flyer Advanced Light Strike Vehicle. A heavy-duty...

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Glickenhaus invites other automakers on amphibious transcontinental journey

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is forging full-speed ahead with its project to rebirth the Baja Boot. Now, the company, has issued a formal invitation to other automakers to join it on an amphibious transcontinental journey. As a bit of background, the Baja Boot was an off-road buggy developed by hot rodder Vic Hickey and raced by Steve McQueen in the 1960s...

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