1972 Chevy El Camino-Ford Ranchero-Thom
Tips, Tricks & Trends

El Camino to Return From Tesla

Since the launch of the Tesla Cybertruck, Elon Musk, the head of Tesla, has had people working on making it into a smaller package so that it could fit into the average garage. This adjustment involves shrinking as much as 5% of the Cybertruck’s presence. Over the weekend, he changed his mind. In a tweet, he …

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 …

A Chevy El Camino parked in a lot.
Trucks & SUVs

Throwback: Chevrolet El Camino

Chevrolet introduced the El Camino in 1959. It was Chevy’s response to the Ford Ranchero, which had been selling well as the lone representative of the big three American manufacturers in the ute niche. The El Camino would go on to dominate the niche, even with increasing competition. It would eventually be named the clear winner of the ute category …