Land Rover's Off-Road Cruise Control Really Works And I Hate It

You have to respect Land Rover for daring to dream up so many cool car toys: invisible hoods, remote driving, really good speakers in the Autobiography. One of those ideas, which is effectively “off-road cruise control,” has become a reality. I tried it on the new Range Rover Diesel. And I hate it. »9/16/15 2:37pm9/16/15 2:37pm

2016 Range Rover Diesel: The Ultimate SUV Finally Has The Perfect Engine In America

We all know the idea behind the Range Rover. It’s elegant, capable, something something fish and chips. So let’s focus on what’s new for 2016: off-road cruise control and the perfect engine, a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. At last, a diesel Range Rover for America! »9/11/15 11:59am9/11/15 11:59am

Should You Swap Your Headlight Bulbs For LEDs?

LED headlights throw extremely intense light with very little draw on your car’s electrical system. Now that they’re trickling down to the aftermarket, you can buy a simple plug-in “LED retrofit kit” that straight swaps your halogen bulbs. We installed a set to see if that’s actually a good idea. »9/02/15 1:58pm9/02/15 1:58pm

How Jimmie Johnson Permanently Crashed out of Baja

Today Jimmie Johnson is known as one of the most talented and most accomplished drivers in NASCAR, having won six of the last nine Cup titles. Back up two decades, though, and he was competing in a completely different arena, proving himself to be a powerhouse in stadium truck racing, and an emerging talent in desert… »9/01/15 12:44pm9/01/15 12:44pm

The Hummer-Replacing Oshkosh JLTV Will Run A GM Duramax Diesel V8

The Oshkosh Corporation was just awarded a huge contract by the U.S. military to build the truck that will replace the Hummer, dubbed Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). Now we’ve heard JLTV will be powered by Duramax diesel V8 engine and an Allison transmission, just like a Chevy truck. »8/28/15 8:31pm8/28/15 8:31pm

Classic Baja Off-Roader Bar 'Horsepower Ranch' Sold, Hope It Stays Wild

A couple hours south of the border there’s a 100-acre patch of land outside Ensenada that’s played host to off-road heroes, kicked-off races, and launched epic Baja adventures for ages. The joint’s called Horsepower Ranch, and it’s just been bought up by some SoCal investment outfit. Hopefully they don’t kick all the… »8/23/15 9:42am8/23/15 9:42am

I Hope This Chevy Trail Boss Means Roll Bars Are Making A Comeback

I initially dismissed the the 2015 Chevy Colorado Trail Boss press release because no ZR2, no care. Then I saw that roll bar! It’s definitely not a safety device but it is the first OEM pickup truck roll bar that’s come out since, I think, I’ve been old enough to read. Come on automakers, bring these babies back! »8/21/15 1:54pm8/21/15 1:54pm

Jumps, Crashes, Helicopters, Holy Crap This Movie Looks Awesome

I say King Of The Hammers is the best action sport you’re not watching. Maybe because you don’t feel like trucking out to the Mojave Desert and living with a pack of wild racers for a few day. You should do that, but, now you can enjoy this spectacle from the comfort of your couch in this new movie The Kingdom. »8/19/15 10:05pm8/19/15 10:05pm