Category Archive: XL Off Road Feature, XL Spotlight

On The Rocks: A Threesome Of Custom Jeeps We’d Love To Thrash

(Photos by Trevor Howard, Words by Trevor Howard and Chad Reynolds) Jeeps are cool. Yep, we said it, and you know it’s true, and this threesome is one your wife might actually approve of....

Square Peg: This Bitchin Square Body Blazer Doesn’t Fit The Round Hole. NOW FOR SALE!

When the economy took a dump a few years ago, the truck market seemed to take one of the biggest his in the aftermarket, but that is a changin’! We dig trucks around here, whether laid out on...

BangShift Road Test: The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4WD LTZ Crew Cab – Duramax Diesel Power Under The Hood

One of the things I always pay attention to when cruising a road test car or truck is how much impact it is having on its immediate surroundings. Is anyone paying attention to it? Anyone gawking or...

Check Out This Sick Twin Turbo LS Powered 1964 GMC Pickup That Has The Sauce To Backup The Looks

When our buddy Kaleb Kelley, the man behind the hugely successful ClassicsDaily Instagram page, told us about Trevor Howard at FilteredImagePhotography, and mentioned a shoot he had done on a 1964...

Great Race Adventure 2014 Part Three: The Workhorse 2015 Chevy Suburban

(Words and Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – So, by now, you’re probably wondering about our brand new 2015 Suburban production vehicle. It’s an LT model with four-wheel drive, and it’s priced...

98-MPH Breadbox – This Vixen RV Is Super Rare, A Little Odd, And The Fastest Motorhome In ECTA History…By A Bunch

No idea…that’s what I had when I first laid eyes on Dale Janssen’s Vixen RV. You can’t blame me and I can’t blame you if you are staring at the boxy, compact, European...

Project Cheap 10: How To Build A Gear Jamming, Budget Minded, Classic C10 In A Month With Our Pals At American Powertrain

(Words and photos by American Powertrain/Matt Graves) – Let me start off by saying all this is Greg “Snaps” Schneider’s fault. Greg works for Ridetech as owner Bret Voelkel’s...

Road Test: The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor – The Sport Truck That Almost Is

I’m not sure if this is a brag or not but I’d venture to say that I logged more miles and drove an F-150 Tremor faster than any other automotive writer has to this point. See, my wife and...

This Fabtech Ford Raptor Is Super Sexy! Plus They Agreed To Jump, Slide, And Thrash It For Us!

When we called Steve Erdelyi, the R&D Manager at Fabtech, and asked if they had a bitchin truck we could shoot a feature on, he said “of course we do”. When we asked him if...

This Overgrown And Languishing Jeep Is Amazingly Rare And In Darned Good Shape For Living In A Veritable Jungle

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – After the recent feature on the Jeep wrecker, I was reminded of a Jeep I had been meaning to shoot for a while now. A Jeep panel delivery languished back in...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The AMF Sur-Trek

This week’s Motorized Freak is a slick little 8×8 amphibious vehicle produced by AMF in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. It would make one bitchin’ pit vehicle at the dragstrip. We...

Spotted: The EarthRoamer XV-LT Is A Rarely Seen, Completely Awesome, And Big Dollar Go Anywhere RV

As I mentioned last week, I am spending the better part of this week in the Denver, Colorado working as the host of the 2014 Diesel Power Challenge. The event is pretty gnarly and it pits some of the...

We Found One Of The Original 1980s Racing Big Rigs In North Carolina – It Still Runs!

So I was in North Carolina over the weekend to announce at the NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway. I got to town a day early to hang out with Eric Yost of Drag Week and Big Gun Customs fame....

This Video Feature Detailing A 1929 Mack AK Chain Drive Truck Rules – See It Cruise And Learn The History Behind It

Chad may break my chops over loving old trucks so much but I’m certainly not the only one out there who has an unnatural level of affection towards the lumbering machines that helped build our...