Archive for the ‘Off-Roading’ Category
Have you ever wondered how Ford tests the long-term ride quality of its super duty trucks? How does an automaker know how repeated trips and jobs are going to affect the integrity of some of the toughest trucks on the planet? When it comes to the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty ride quality, Ford uses mobile climate and road simulators to find the sources of squeaks and rattles before you ever have to deal with them! (more…)
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor
Are you in the midst of planning your big off road adventure of 2016? Don’t forget to plan on being behind the wheel of America’s favorite high-performance off-road pickup. The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been redesigned on all fronts for exceptional handling and performance.
What makes a great camping vehicle? You can take just about any car, truck, or SUV on a camping trip. But the real question is: how convenient do you want your camping trip to be? While cars like the 2015 Ford Focus or 2015 Ford Fusion are great vehicles, serious campers or outdoors people may shy away for a lack of off-road capability or lack of storage space.
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Desert Durability Testing
The 2017 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has just gone through rigorous testing in the American southwest. After being put though a variety of demanding tests, the durability of the 2017 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in Grand Junction CO is second to none. Now on the other side, we feel like the Ford F-150 Raptor is the toughest, most capable off-road truck ever created.
Ford Raptor and Jeep Wrangler: two titans of of off-road capability
The two most extreme off-road vehicles have been put to the test. The Raptor can eat up dirt like nothing else on the road. The 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor can almost jump over a body of water with its 411 horsepower V-8 engine. The Jeep Wrangler was made for off-roading adventure. Never has a vehicle been so synonymous with off-road capability than the Jeep Wrangler. We look at the an off-road comparison of the Ford SVT Raptor vs Jeep Wrangler close up.
America’s top-selling truck has been the Ford F-150 for a long time and I’m pretty sure it’s not by accident. This incredible Ford truck has been winning the hearts of millions of truck buyers every year for one simple reason; it’s the best truck on the planet. The new Ford F-150 has something to offer every consumer that is looking for a new truck and it comes in so many different trim levels that it can also deliver whatever you are looking for in a new truck in Grand Junction, CO. (more…)
Tips for off-road driving
It is an undeniable fact that the State of Colorado is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the known world. Because of the various types of terrain that comprise our fair state, taking a four-wheel drive vehicle off the beaten path and searching out some hidden spots is a wonderful way to unwind from the hustle and bustle of our very busy life. Unfortunately, like so many other things in life a few bad apples can spoil it for the rest of us, whether the rule breaking is a result of ignorance or willful disdain for conventions. To help combat this we have put together this list of tips for off-road driving. (more…)
Off-Road Truck in Grand Junction, CO
Living in Colorado gives us some very unique opportunities for some outdoor fun. Granted it’s a little late in the season for skiing, but if you have the right vehicle getting off the beaten path and looking at some of the amazing scenery in our area sounds like a worthwhile adventure, we at Western Slope Auto present to you the 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser as an off-road truck in Grand Junction, CO. Toyota is generally known for producing reliable vehicles with a heavy emphasis on fuel-economy. The Toyota FJ Cruiser is an outlier in the Toyota lineup, and that makes it all the more intriguing. (more…)