In Defense of the CUV (An Enthusiast Divided)

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who speak in sweeping generalizations, and those who don’t. Unfortunately, I seem to have just doomed myself to the former category, but I’m going to try to make up for that right now. There are a few choice industry terms thrown around these days that are sure to… »8/28/15 1:14pm8/28/15 1:14pm

A Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat Would Be The Ultimate Car Of This Year

Before you stick your tongue out and spit at another overpowered high-riding 4WD, consider the business case for a 707-horsepower Hellcat-style Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Modern muscle cars are selling. SUVs are even more popular. Everybody loves Jeep. And what better way to increase margins than to spice up an… »8/27/15 10:43am8/27/15 10:43am

See Us Talk Ford Ranger Rumors And The Army's Humvee Replacement On TV

With rumors that a new Ford Ranger and Bronco might be happening and the Oshkosh JLTV announced as the US military’s Humvee replacement, the last 24 hours have been pretty exciting in the truck world. Tune in right here and watch us break it down with analysts Matt Miller and Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg TV! »8/26/15 5:43pm8/26/15 5:43pm

The Hellcat-Powered Jeep Trackhawk Will Be Very, Very Fast: Multiple Reports

There have been rumors for a little while now of the once-unthinkable happening – the 707-horsepower engine from the Dodge Hellcats getting stuffed into the frame of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, to make a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Now multiple reports say that Chrysler’s actually built one, and they’re showing it off. »8/26/15 5:04pm8/26/15 5:04pm

What The New Ford Ranger And Bronco Reports Really Mean

Anonymous sources told reporters that Ford might start building a new Ranger pickup and Bronco SUV, getting the “cheap truck” fans all fired up this morning. Maybe the Ranger will come back, but I wouldn’t hold your breath for bargain-basement models.http://jalopnik.com/ford-might-bri... »8/26/15 12:02pm8/26/15 12:02pm

This Is The Army And USMC's Humvee Replacement

The almost decade long saga of picking a replacement for the venerable but ultra antiquated Humvee for many roles has come to a close. In the final phase of competition, Lockheed Martin, AM General and Oshkosh Defense put forward 22 prototypes apiece to be rigorously tested. After over a year of poking, prodding,… »8/26/15 9:15am8/26/15 9:15am

You Can Buy This Ferrari-Whooping Truck For The Price Of A Used Civic

Imagine this - you’re driving home on a cool summer night, your tape deck blasting Holy Diver when you come across a hungry Ferrari 348ts in the wrong neighborhood. If you bought this awesome GMC Typhoon, you could blow the Ferrari’s doors rightly off, then laugh maniacally because your whole car cost less than the… »8/25/15 10:15am8/25/15 10:15am

Crawl Ratios And Off-Road Gearing: Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know!

What’s the deal with the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon’s four-to-one (4:1) transfer case? What about those 4.10 gears in those beefy Dana 44 axles? Why is it that when people put bigger tires on their vehicles, they have to “re-gear?” Well, the goal of all of this gearing is to help the vehicle transmit more force to the… »8/24/15 1:17pm8/24/15 1:17pm