Aaron Turpen
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2020 Nissan Titan PRO-4X : Review
September 30th, 2020 in Motors > Trucks

The 2020 Nissan Titan Pro-4X is a great truck that doesn’t mess around.

2020 Toyota TRD Pro : Off-Road in Texas
September 21st, 2020 in Motors > Trucks

“When the dirt calls, the highly capable 2020 TRD Pro Series brings the toughness you need to rule the off-road.” 

Five Actual Facts About Chuck Norris
August 28th, 2020 in Humor > Lists

Chuck Norris is a myth, a legend, an Internet meme.

The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado
June 2nd, 2020 in Travel > Do

We went to Colorado to see Lions and Tigers and Bears! No, Really.

2020 Ram 1500 Rebel with Diesel Goodness
May 20th, 2020 in Motors > Trucks

The awesome Ram Rebel becomes even more awesome with a new EcoDiesel version!

Driving Tanks for Mechanized Mayhem!
May 3rd, 2020 in Travel > Do

We drove tanks in Minnesota, and you can too!

2020 Colorado Winter Driving Encounter
March 2nd, 2020 in Motors

Taking everyday cars cavorting in the snow in Colorado

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon : Review
December 4th, 2019 in Motors > Trucks

As one of the most-anticipated vehicles of the year, the Gladiator hit the market running and has been selling like microbrew at a hipster convention.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Is More Like It Once Was
August 5th, 2019 in Motors > SUVs

The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek has a bit more ground clearance, more aggressive tires, and some trim additions that boost the crossover’s nostalgia and capability.

The 2019 Ford Ranger is now an International Truck
July 15th, 2019 in Motors > Trucks

The Ford Ranger being sold here is nearly identical to the global truck with the exception of its powertrain.

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS : Review
June 10th, 2019 in Motors > SUVs

It may not be the flashiest or sexiest of the Mercedes lineup, but the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS has a lot of goodness to it.

2019 Acura RDX : Review
February 26th, 2019 in Motors > SUVs

We’ve driven it on pavement, dirt, ice, and snow and think Acura is onto something with the new 2019 RDX

Winter Driving in Colorado with Rocky Mountain Redline
February 5th, 2019 in Motors

We threw white stuff around like Columbian dealers on holiday.

2019 Subaru Ascent : Review
January 24th, 2019 in Motors > SUVs

The new 2019 Ascent has Subaru climbing to new heights in the third-row segment with a family-friendly, but still very Subaru crossover.

Jeep Trailhawk : Winter Off-Road Adventure in Moab
January 3rd, 2019 in Motors > SUVs

Traversing the Seven Mile Rim in Jeep’s Compass, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee Trailhawk models.

2018 Audi Q5 : Review
November 15th, 2018 in Motors > SUVs

The 2018 Audi Q5 has a good combination of old world road manners and new age technology.

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake : Review
October 9th, 2018 in Motors > Cars

The 2018 Jaguar XF is a midsize luxury car that combines cutting-edge lightweighting with Old World style.

Colorado Climb : Off-Road at 11,000 Feet
September 27th, 2018 in Motors > SUVs > Motors > Trucks

At the Rocky Mountain Redline Colorado Climb, we evaluated off-road capabilities of vehicles at the Continental Divide near Breckenridge, Colorado.

2018 Hyundai Kona : Review
September 6th, 2018 in Motors > SUVs

The Kona impresses as it joins the fast-growing subcompact crossover segment.

2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD : Review
July 11th, 2018 in Motors > Cars

The Challenger GT is the ultimate homage to Bo and Luke Duke and is the car that the Hazzard boys really wished they could have had.

Towing Like a Pro with GMC, Into the Dunes of Southern Utah
June 18th, 2018 in Motors > Trucks

A look at some towing basics with the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali.

2018 Infiniti Q50 : Review
May 7th, 2018 in Motors > Cars

The Q50 remains a compelling favorite despite being an older design than most of its competitors.

2018 Honda Odyssey : Review
April 8th, 2018 in Motors > SUVs

We were impressed by the 2018 Odyssey’s ability to adapt and get the job done without complaint.

2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatch : Review
April 3rd, 2018 in Motors > Cars

It may not be the coolest ride ever made, but it’s definitely a great everyday car.