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Shawn Parham

Shawn Parham is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

A Ford Super Duty F-350 at the North American International Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

This Special Package Will Make Your Ford Super Duty Off-Road Ready

Truck enthusiasts have loved the Ford Super Duty trucks for their exceptional hauling and towing capacities. Families even find that the Ford F-Series makes for the perfect family truck, and hitching up a camper trailer makes for an instant recreational vehicle. But, one area where Ford’s line of F-Series Super Duty trucks has not excelled in …

Ford display at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Autos

The 1 Simple Trick Ford Is Finally Using to Stay Relevant

The demand for technology talent is astronomical, and according to Monster.com, the tech talent shortage may be at its highest level since 2008, with 65% of the 3,000 technology leaders surveying saying they face challenges in both hiring and keeping high-tech workers on the payroll. Silicon Valley has been a trend-setter in giving workers what they demand to …

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Trucks & SUVs

How the Chevrolet Silverado Performs as a Work Truck

What makes for a great work truck in the field? Usually, it’s not the engine horsepower or torque that makes for a great utility vehicle. Most contractors would probably tell you they’d rather have four-wheel traction to power through muddy terrains, along with a crew cab to carry a few workers from site to site. …

An orange 2019 Ford Ranger at speed on a road with a mountain background
Trucks & SUVs

Check Out the New Ford Ranger’s Quirks and Features

The Ford Ranger was discontinued from U.S. markets following the 2011 model year. Ford introduced this compact pickup truck in 1983, but as the sport utility vehicle market continued to explode, the company replaced this budget-friendly truck with the popular Ford Explorer. Now, Ford is adding back a 2019 Ford Ranger that is midsized and …

2019 GMC Canyon
Trucks & SUVs

Three GMC Canyon Reviews You Need to Read Before Buying

If you’re looking for an upscale, mid-sized truck with good fuel economy, then you may have considered a Denali trim, GMC Canyon. The GMC Canyon has traditionally stayed in its lane as a back-to-basics pickup truck. The question many consumers will have: “Is the GMC Canyon Denali worth the extra money, for what you get?” …

2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost HPP
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Mustang Ecoboost High Performance Pack: Is It Worth It?

Before you walk into the showroom at your local Mustang dealership, you might want to consider whether the 2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost High Performance Pack is worth it when compared to the regular Mustang V6, or even the regular Ecoboost models. You’ve already decided the larger, 435 horsepower Coyote V8 engine installed in the Mustang GT …

2020 Ford Ranger FX2
Trucks & SUVs

2021 Ford Ranger May Get a 325-hp V6 Engine

It was in 1983 when the Ford Ranger was first introduced into the U.S. compact, pickup truck market. By 2002, it had become one of the top-selling compact trucks with a loyal following due to its low entrance price, tough reliability, great gas mileage, and simplicity of the engine components. So, if you needed a …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Range Rover SVR Is a Legitimately Sporty SUV

If you’re looking for an SUV that’s sporty and one that handles well off-road in mud and snow, along with great traction on unsurfaced roads like gravel and sand, then the 2020 Range Rover is worth a closer look. A good off-road vehicle should have exceptional traction on all types of surfaces – including wet pavement. …

Hyundai Palisade driving down dirt road

The Hyundai Palisade is a Luxury SUV Bargain

If you’re looking for a new car bargain on a luxury SUV, this driver thinks you’d do well to consider the 2020 Hyundai Palisade. While technically a crossover, the Palisade is a three-row, midsize family crossover, with three different trim levels: the SE ($31,550), the SEL ($33,500), and the Limited ($44,700). Hyundai Palisade Review One …

A red Ferrari 812 Superfast taking a turn at a racetrack
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ferrari 812 Superfast: What It’s Like to Drive

Recently, Ferrari introduced the 812 Superfast as a replacement for the F12berlinetta, and we have to say, the styling has grown on us. But with a base price that’s well over $300,000, few people will be able to experience the wail of the 812’s 6.5-liter V12 or feel the way 789 hp accelerates. The good …

Cars

How Does Water Make an Engine More Powerful

 Of course, you already know a mixture of water and coolant in the radiator keeps your car from overheating. Water (or rather the electrolytes in water) is also needed to keep your car’s battery charged. Water in the gas tank – is not good! Your car will hesitate and sputter and if the water stays …

red Tesla sign
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Refuses to Take the NHTSA’s Warning Seriously

Electric automaker Tesla Inc. has been hesitant to release information concerning accidents that have occurred involving the all-electric Model 3, four-door sedan. With over 325,000 order reservations for the car since its launch in 2016, the automaker still stands by the safety claims that were published in Tesla marketing campaigns.  The billionaire owner of Tesla, Elon Musk is …

Karma sedan in the wild
Hybrids & Electrics

2020 Karma Revero Inches Closer to Production

It was 2009 when the Karma was slated to hit the automotive markets. Instead, a flurry of hardware issues including the electrical system, and a decision to swap out the motor would push Fisker Automotive into bankruptcy and delay the release of the premium plug-in hybrid electric sports sedan until 2011. Within those two years, Karma was …