Watch This Guy Escape A Tow By Driving Right Off The Truck

Getting your car towed is, objectively, horrible. And once it’s on the truck, that tends to be the end of the argument you’ve got with The System. Even if you get to your car before the truck drives away, that’s it. Unless you’re this Jeep owner. In which case you just drive away anyways. » 3/30/15 4:35pm 3/30/15 4:35pm

Watch A V6 Ford F-150 Tow A Big Rig Through The Chicago Blizzard

Here's a great example of trucks helping trucks, and an even better opportunity for Ford fanboys to fap themselves silly. The snowdump might be finished, but the streets of Chicago look pretty hopeless in the aftermath and this F-150 pulls off a righteous recovery effort. » 2/03/15 2:28pm 2/03/15 2:28pm

2015 Ford F-150 Can Tow 12,200 Lbs, Carry An Absurd 3,300 Lbs In Bed

The 2015 Ford F-150's maximum towing capacity has been announced at a massive 12,200 pounds, while payload (what it can hold in the bed) is an even more staggering 3,300 pounds. It's a hell of an evolution for the "half-ton" truck segment, which used to stand for a 1,000-lb payload rating. » 9/29/14 7:50am 9/29/14 7:50am

Ram Sticking To Contested, Pointless 'Best-In-Class' Claims

Weeks ago Ford told Ram to cease and desist making "best-in-class" heavy-duty towing claims. Ford says their new F-450 competes with (and bests) the Ram 3500, but Ram says phoey, and they're juicing their 6.7 Cummins engine by an extra 15 lb-ft of torque to take top-output for the 2015 model year. » 8/25/14 5:37pm 8/25/14 5:37pm

The Stupidity Of 'Best In Class' Claims, Retold As A Courtroom Drama

Automakers will bicker all day over "Best In Class" titles, 'cause they figure you'll abandon all other loyalties when you see those three little words. But after diving deeper on Ford and Ram's latest title tug-of-war, all I can tell you is why "best in class" is the last thing you should care about. » 8/01/14 10:21am 8/01/14 10:21am

New Tow Ratings For Entire Ram Trucks Lineup Based On SAE Standard

Ford, Ram, and GM have promised to post half-ton truck tow ratings to the Society of Automotive Engineers' standard known as SAE J2807 for the 2015 model year. GM committed and we're still waiting on Ford, but Ram has taken an extra leap adhering to the standard for half-ton, three-quarter, and mighty one-ton pickups. » 7/18/14 9:58am 7/18/14 9:58am

Why GM Lowering 2015 Silverado & Sierra Tow Ratings Is Such A Big Deal

J2807 is an independent standard for truck towing capacity developed by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Ford, GM, and Ram have promised to adopt this standard for the 2015 model year and GM's just made good; announcing revised ratings for the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and 2015 GMC Sierra. » 6/19/14 3:21pm 6/19/14 3:21pm