2017 Honda Ridgeline review notes: Barely a compromise

Honda compact pickup provides 90 percent of what a truck buyer needs

Forget for a moment the Ridgeline is a 4,500-pound unibody truck based on a front-wheel-drive chassis. While you're invoking amnesia, forget also that the 2017 Ridgeline is longer and wider than a standard-bed Chevy Silverado circa 1985. Despite all that, it also feels (and looks) more like the archetypal Japanese compact pickup of the 1980s than any Nissan Frontier or Toyota Tacoma we've driven in a decade.

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Teenager turns terminal cancer into Nissan GT-R dreams

With help from Dad, a terminal kidney cancer diagnosis doesn't slow this enthusiast down

When diagnosed with a rare cancer known as hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer (HLRCC) at age 19, Andrew Lee’s life goal of owning a Nissan GT-R seemed like it might be permanently out of reach. Pulling the ultimate dad move, Lee’s father took him down to a Nissan dealer and made his son’s dream come true. Lee started taking his stone-stock GT-R to car meets and started making...

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Koenigsegg One:1 destroyed at the Nurburgring

Ultra-rare supercar will be rebuilt, according to Koenigsegg

The Koenigsegg One:1 is an engineering marvel. It makes 1 hp per every 2.2 pounds of weight, can hit 240 mph on a private airstrip and, as we recently learned, can take a pretty mean hit at the Nurburgring without killing its occupants. This multi-million dollar supercar hit a wall during "industry pool testing" at the 'Ring on Monday, July 18. 

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Pickup Truck Wars, Round 2: Ford Super Duty gets 925 lb-ft of torque, massive towing capacity

Aluminum body, stiffer steel frame yield up to 16 tons of towing capacity

The Pickup Truck Wars are in full swing with Chevy, Ford and even Honda taking jabs at each other through videos, tweets and bed-toughness demonstrations. It started with Chevy dropping a load of landscaping blocks in both its own pickup bed and a Ford F-150’s bed. The non-lined steel of Chevy beat the non-protected lightweight aluminum of Ford, which showed more scratches and a few punctures.

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