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2014 Toyota Truck Preview - 4-Runner and Tundra in the Great Smokies - Travel

(top) Time-out in the eastern Tennessee timber with the redesigned-for-2014 Toyota 4-Runner body-on-frame off-road SUV. Now in its 5th Generation it competes with the Jeep Grand Cherokee. In SR5 4x2 trim it's priced from just under $33,000.<br>  <br> (bottom) The re-done 2014 Toyota Tundra full-size pick-up truck poses in front of "the Dragon" announcing the stretch of U.S. 129 known as "Tail of the Dragon." Base configured 4x2 Tundra's start at $28,000.<br>
When Toyota recently invited “Drive…He Said” and other midwestern automotive writers to Tennessee, our first reaction was, “Hey that’s Nissan country [at least here in the U.S.]. But when we arrived at Blackberry Farm Resort , nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, just east of Knoxville,  to preview the redesigned 2014... Read more »

2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 - Mammas Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys - Review

The top version of the 2013 Ram 1500 4x4 crew-cab full-size pick-up truck with short (5'7"). With the name "Laramie Longhorn" it celebrates "Mammas Who Let Their Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys." <br>  <br>Starting at $47,470 comforts include heated seats and steering wheel, cooled front seats, power pedals and folding side-mirrors, HDD navigation on an 8.4" touch infotainment screen with voice commands and a Wi-Fi Hot Spot. It gives a new definition to "Roughing It." <br>  <br>Our "Prairie Pearl Coat" tester rang-up at $55,630 with extras like 8-Speed auto gearbox with active grille shutters, power-sunroof, active air-suspension, trailer brake control, and Ram Box storage bins.<br>
Few images represent “ruggedness” better than those of the “American cowboy.” Day in, day out they accept the challenges of the rough outdoors. What umbrella? What indoor plumbing? Dedicated to putting steaks on our plates. Truth is many-a-cowboy have traded in their bridles and stirrups for ATV saddles. In their rides off the range, has... Read more »

2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab - Anyone miss the snow yet?

    With the snow white 2011 Toyota Tundra Extended  Cab pick-up truck in the “Drive…He Said” fleet this past week we hastily hunted for the last remaining mountains of snow here in the Chicago area. It was true. The colossal snow piles that were heaped onto Chicago on February 1st 2011 were melting and... Read more »
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