Tag: SUVs

Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport: Names and Dates

Y’all excited about Bronco? Seems a few of you are, rushing rapturously to the computer every time a Blue Oval patent appears for an innovative removable top. The Bronco is indeed on the way, and with it a wide range of configurations and trims. Joining it is a model born of a galaxy-brain moment at […]

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Lexus LX to Go Further Upscale?

<img data-attachment-id="1680430" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1558155986","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"85","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Lexus LX 570 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680430 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Lexus LX 570 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the […]

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Rare Rides: A 1987 Dodge Raider, Lil’ Red Montero Sibling

<img data-attachment-id="1692000" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2500,1666" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1987 Dodge Raider" data-image-description=" https://www.victorymotorsofcolorado.com/inventory/1987-dodge-raider-4×4/30975 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692000 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the rarely seen Dodge version of Mitsubishi’s most famous off-road SUV. It’s a Raider, from […]

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Mercedes-Maybach Ready to Take on SUVs; Luxed-up GLS Debut Imminent

No longer the gaudy marque seen in countless hip hop videos in the early 2000s, Maybach is now joined at the hip to Mercedes-Benz, offering lux-ified variants of the S-Class sedan under the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand. Soon, that super sedan will have a higher-riding sibling, as even fabulously wealthy people sometimes need venture off the beaten […]

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QOTD: Living Beyond One’s Reasonable Years?

A new trim level here, a revised bumper there, general fiddling. Sometimes, there’s just no way around it — a manufacturer’s vehicular offering is overdue for replacement. Today we want to discuss the models on sale in The Current Year that have lived past their reasonable shelf life. The idea behind refresh-not-replace is of course […]

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2021 Nissan Armada Previewed by New Patrol

While you’ve already had a peak at the refreshed Nissan Armada thanks to a Saudi Arabian car dealer who enjoys Facebook, here’s the best look yet at the changes coming to Nissan’s biggest ute. Yes, it’s the Armada’s overseas Patrol twin, but expect the carryover to be essentially complete — minus the Patrol’s base V6 […]

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Mitsubishi Concept CUV Comes With a Question

Either those fan-type objects are meant to exhaust vape clouds from the cabin (pods?), or the upcoming concept vehicle from Mitsubishi will need clearance from the FAA to visit grandma’s house. Are they speakers? Will drivers of this wildly unlikely production candidate create impromptu block parties wherever they go? Mitsubishi isn’t saying. All we know […]

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Gilded Age: Refreshed Nissan Armada Seemingly Leaked Overseas

<img data-attachment-id="1687564" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Nissan Patrol/Armada" data-image-description=" Опубликовано Saud AL Olayan Воскресенье, 1 сентября 2019 г. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687564 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: Facebook” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/69510823_2283924068387010_7406038921420734464_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There’s a lot of Nissan commentary on these here […]

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New Land Rover Defender’s Teasing Begins in Earnest

With less than two weeks to go before its Frankfurt Motor Show debut, Land Rover has sent its upcoming Defender SUV on a road trip to the Rhineland. Kicking off the continental slog in a remote and cinematic valley near the China-Kazakhstan border, the Defender will presumably score some rough-and-tumble bragging rights — as well […]

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12 MPG in 10 Years: Ford Explorer Hybrid’s Fuel Economy Figures Come to Light

<img data-attachment-id="1656280" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-e1558115233319.jpg" data-orig-size="3480,2661" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1545929307","copyright":"","focal_length":"27","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Ford-Explorer-Hybrid" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-450×344.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-610×466.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1656280 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-610×466.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”466″> Barring the development of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, the slow march towards better fuel economy, especially in larger vehicles, has been just that: slow. Yet incremental improvements continue, and the […]

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Next-generation Land Rover Defender Leaked on Film Set

<img data-attachment-id="1686380" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/alr.jpg" data-orig-size="870,502" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Land Rover Defender" data-image-description=" View this post on Instagram I’m not going to get in trouble for this — because it’s all over #facebook at the moment! Here is what looks like the first uncovered #defender2020 — straight (apparently) from the film set of the new #bond movie! […]

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Rivian Opens Up About Opening Up

<img data-attachment-id="1650796" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="rivian suv" data-image-description=" rivian ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1650796 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If everything goes as planned, electric utility vehicle startup Rivian will start production on its RT1 pickup and […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Very Expensive Luxury SUVs From 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1685056" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x.jpg" data-orig-size="820,615" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer" data-image-description=" https://wagonmaster.com/products/1989-final-series-jeep-grand-wagoneer-4×4-iv-1970 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685056 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x.jpg 820w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our last couple of Buy/Drive/Burn posts covered two different flavors of compact Japanese SUVs from the 1990s. […]

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Second From the Top: Ford Expedition King Ranch Pricing Revealed

Unlike in the F-150 lineup, Ford’s returning Expedition King Ranch does not sit comfortably in the middle of the trim range. It’s on a higher shelf, sandwiched between the Limited and the range-topping Platinum. And, as you’d expect, the King Ranch version of Ford’s largest SUV, last seen in 2017, demands a premium over lesser […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Compact Japanese SUVs From 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1682210" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o.jpg" data-orig-size="1144,763" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1991 Suzuki Samurai" data-image-description=" suzuki ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682210 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4927148598_24976279d9_o.jpg 1144w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last time on Buy/Drive/Burn, we considered three-door Japanese SUVs from 1989. In this edition, we move forward […]

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Rare Rides: A Micro Machine, the Off-roading 1967 Ferves Ranger

<img data-attachment-id="1682318" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg" data-orig-size="640,360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Ferves Ranger" data-image-description=" https://www.autoscout24.com/offers/ferrari-others-ferves-ranger-ferrari-veicoli-speciali-gasoline-orange-d2179482-dc01-6a19-e053-e250040a12c4?cldtidx=6&fbclid=IwAR37lR6vnqdHV3vIIyNg6PImpSBr-2YslEFRuces-yEwEIZ8TfHz-17zo48 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682318 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a microscopic multipurpose off-road car that’s not much larger than a lawnmower? Well have we got a […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Three-door Japanese SUVs in 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1681596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1067" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1989 Nissan Terrano/Pathfinder" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681596 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Do you remember what the compact SUV market looked like in 1989? Me either. But it was […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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