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Automotive Review

Road test: Toyota Fortuner shines off the beaten track

The idea of building a plush, family four-wheel drive on a truck's ladder frame might seem like an odd recipe, but it's given rise to some seriously popular family four-wheel drives. The Chevrolet Suburban has been carting American families around since the 1930s, and in more recent times Asia-Pacific buyers have been treated to a glut of truck based seven seaters. The Fortuner is Toyota's latest take on the formula, and we've spent a week behind the wheel to see how it handles life on the road, as well as off it.Read More

Outdoors

All-terrain, three-wheeled Triborg e-board brings dirt bike design to skateboarding

Rugged, all-terrain electric skateboards like the Dominator Pro and Gnarboard had better watch their backs. The Triborg Skateboard is about to hit the dirt and street. Hailing from Lansing, Michigan, this funky aluminum block features a dirt bike-inspired three-wheel design with plenty of power to kick up dirt and roll over obstacles. Its designers think it's the strongest, most versatile board on the planet – will riders agree?
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Automotive

707-hp Jeep Trailcat prepped for 50th Easter Safari

Jeep never holds back when it comes time to stretch its imagination and create some crazy concepts. This year at the 50th Annual Easter Safari, the American off-roading brand has taken things to the next level with seven concepts including a 707-hp Hellcat-powered Wrangler, a Renegade-based "Beige Against the Machine" Comanche pickup, and a look back at the Forward Control. Read More

Automotive

In pictures: Trucks, SUVs and vans of the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Whether we're talking supercars or concept cars, "cars" is the operative word at this year's Geneva Motor Show, with larger vehicles like trucks and vans playing more of a supporting role at the show. But that doesn't mean they aren't making their presence known. There's a new six-wheeled version of the recently retired Land Rover Defender, a hybridized Volkswagen T6, a cool, little beach buggy called "Bee-Bee," and more.
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Automotive Review

Review: 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser lets you safari in comfort

The legendary Land Cruiser brings to mind visions of great adventures on the savannah, where lions roar in the evening and herds of water buffalo rumble by in the distance. The urbane looks of the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser seem well and truly at odds with that image, yet underneath the rough-and-ready capability of the LC of old is still there. This Toyota can race the rhino with any of its forebears. It will just look classier doing it.Read More

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