The 2018 edition of the Gold Hitch competition is in full swing. The Gold Hitch awards are all about testing and crowning the best towing and off-road trucks in the land. The Ike Gauntlet™ - world's toughest towing test, and the Cliffhanger 2.0 off-road trail are the ways we compare
This is our first opportunity in several years to test a Toyota Sequoia on the Ike Gauntlet™ - world's toughest towing test. This is a 2018 model with several updates, such as the street performance oriented TRD Sport package, new grille, headlights, and Toyota's latest driver assistance technology package (TSS-P).
We usually take on the Ike Gauntlet™ in trucks and full-size SUVs. The 2018 GMC Terrain is the first compact crossover to tackle the world's toughest towing test at near maximum load.
This Terrain Denali AWD is fully-loaded model with a 2.0L turbocharged I4 that is rated at 252 hp @
2018 Ram 2500 HD Cummins or GMC Sierra 2500 HD Duramax? Which diesel truck will handle the world's toughest towing test better? We are about to find out.
The test CM Trailers Cargo Mate trailer is loaded up to 12,500 lbs. We are towing it up and down a 7% grade of
How does a 2018 Ford F150 do at towing a 9,500 lbs CM Trailers Cargo Mate trailer up and down a 7% grade of an 8-mile stretch of the highest elevation interstate highway in the country - the Ike Gauntlet? This is precisely what we doing with these tests. The