Honda Unlimited Ridgeline at 2018 Baja 500
Tips, Tricks & Trends

A Brief History of the Baja 1000

The Baja 1000 off-road desert race is one of the most dangerous off-road races. Ever. It’s claimed lives and countless vehicles. It’s a rite of passage for many drivers, racers, and adventures. There are several classes from motorcycles to pickup trucks. And it’s raced over about 1,200 miles of desert trails on the Baja Peninsula. …

a Subaru Baja utility truck driving along the coast
Trucks & SUVs

Why Was the Subaru Baja Laid to Rest?

The Subaru Baja pickup truck. A historic desert running, mountain climbing flash of genius brought to us by Subaru. Fans weren’t abundant, though, and it didn’t last long. In fact, there were many who thought it was downright ugly. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough interest in this embodiment of automotive adventure. The Subaru produced the Baja …

1957 Ford Ranchero
Cars

Throwback: Ford Ranchero

The United States is truck crazy. We love them. We lower them. We put lift kits and big tires on them. We race them. We jump them. Lately, however, our love of trucks has been tempered by their ever-increasing price points. Additionally, our awakening of environmental impact has made many reconsider the truck. So, car-based trucks of the past may …

2016 Camburg Racing Toyota Tacoma TRD
Trucks & SUVs

Truck Racing You Should Be Watching

Considering the wide range of activities pickup trucks are used for—towing, carrying motorcycles, hauling people—there’s no reason not to add ‘racing’ to the list. Why should sports car owners get all the fun in seeing their favorite brands duke it out on screen? And it’s not just professional factory teams out there, either. Some racing …

SCG Baja Boot

SCG’s Baja Boot Looks Ready to Dominate the Baja 1000

Steve McQueen was a legend in more ways than one: American heartthrob, 1960’s counter-culture icon, and avid race car driver and adventure seeker. By 1974 Steve McQueen was the highest-paid actor in America. He’d also already made his mark on the racing scene, having entered the 12 Hours of Sebring, the 24 Hours of Le …