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Power Wagon: “best off-road truck”

by Bill Cawthon on

The 2016 Ram Power Wagon has received the first-ever Gold Hitch Award as the “Best Off-Road Truck” from The Fast Lane Truck. The Fast Lane does video reviews, and in this case put trucks through rigorous testing on varied terrains.

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Pickups were also judged on the basis of its overall on-road performance. Entries had to be 2016s or 2015s that would not be changed much for 2016.

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for just-auto.com, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.

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