Archive for the off roading Tag

2020 Subaru Outback Onyx Edition

Youth-enized for the modern family The Subaru Outback has long been an automotive icon of independence and self-reliance — and it gets a little nicer, a little larger and more powerful in its complete redesign for 2020. The Outback pioneered the concept of a raised all-wheel-drive wagon for adventurous trail riding. Subaru considers it an SUV, but rather than a truck-influenced utility vehicle, this fortified wagon is a pinnacle of simplicity and usability. Most of...

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon: tougher and softer, in all the right ways

The Jeep Wrangler has long been forgiven for everything that made it a charming pain in the rough. But now, the redesigned 2018 Wrangler is just a charmer, off road or on main street. And it is somewhat of a standard-bearer of advanced technologies with its first use of a 48-volt mild-hybrid electrical system. The 2018 redesign steered this symbol of “Don’t tread on me” from the endangered specie’s list, threatened by ever-increasing clean-air standards...