How will a 2017 Ram HD 2500 regular cab 2WD 6.4L HEMI V8 Tradesman truck do going up and down the Ike Gauntlet™, world's toughest towing test? How about when it's loaded near the maximum with a 11,900 lbs of trailer and 2,500 lbs of payload? We call these special
We are nearing the end of the 2017 Gold Hitch award testing. This is an annual competition to crown the top towing and off-road trucks in the land. The 2017 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X is competing in the midsize division against the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado V6 8-Speed and the 2017 GMC Canyon
The 2017 HD contenders are: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD, 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty, and the 2017 Ram 3500 HD. Which heavy duty truck is the best towing machine in the land? This is precisely the reason we run the Ike Gauntlet extreme towing test and the Gold Hitch awards.
It's time for the 2016 Ram 3500 HD dually to take on the 30,000 lbs Super Ike Gauntlet towing challenge. The "Super Ike" is all about maxing out every truck on towing load, or payload, or GVWR, or GCWR, or all of the above. It's also a chance for us to do
We have tested dozens of pickup trucks and SUVs on the extreme Ike Gauntlet towing test. This is a very challenging test. Going down an up 8 miles of the steepest allowed grade (7% grade) on the US Interstate highway system to the highest elevation point for an Interstate in the