Get your tires dirty
There is nothing like the feel of being behind the wheel of a high-performance vehicle as it eats up the motorway with effortless grace. No denying the thrill one gets at feeling the raw power at your fingertips but if you want the ultimate in thrills and adrenaline pumping adventure you should try putting your driving skills to the test and get to do some off-road challenges.
Here are 5 of America’s favorite 4×4 pick-up trucks
#1 Ford Raptor
The Ford Raptor is a mixture of raw power and stealth where on-road it is a smooth enjoyable ride but off-road this bad boy comes alive with its twin-turbo, intercooled DOHC 24-valve and 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine.
The 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft torque are complimented by the Raptors 3.” Fox racing shocks making both off-road and on-road experience a pleasurable one.
Its wide grill, Ford block letters and integrated marker lights gives this vehicle a unique rugged look while its comfortably roomy and modern interior keep its passengers safe and entertained.
#2 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
The Colorado gives a smooth ride both on-road and off-road. With its rugged good looks and 50 mm, front and rear lift, skid plates, rock sliders and off-road chassis and Multimatic DSSV shocks this 4×4 navigates all terrains with ease and power.
#3 Ram Rebel
Front its comfortable black rebel labelled seats designed to hug all the passenger’s contours for ultimate comfort whilst the interior console offers all the latest hi-tech gadgets.
The bold looks of the vehicle give it attitude to match its grit over all terrain and in any weather.
#4 GMC Canyon All-Terrain X
The GMC Canyon has a jet-black interior, with heated front leather seats and a unique console panel and heated steering wheel.
Its all-terrain package comes standard with decent control, all-terrain tires, transfer case shield and off-road suspension.The standard model comes equipped with a V6 eight-speed automatic transmission and 3.6-liter engine.
#5 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
With its multi-terrain select, skid plate, electronic locking rear diff and 9.4 inches ground height clearance this 4×4 can take you anywhere you want to go.The reviews of the pick-up complimented the vehicles multi-terrain selection modes and crawl control which when operable allows the driver to concentrate on the task of maneuvering.
For 4×4 newbies this is the perfect vehicle to start in.
Whilst you may be able to handle the road in your powerful 4×4 it is advisable that you take some time to learn about the capabilities of your vehicle. There are places that offer off-road courses to help you become accustomed to your vehicle on their purpose built 4×4 tracks to help you master the required skills to take on the more challenging great outdoor adventures.
It is also advisable to pick a 4×4 that has options such as crawl control and or decent assist. These allow the driver to concentrate on handling the road ahead whilst the vehicle assists with controlling the decent speeds.