Associate Editor Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three who enjoys being outdoors, riding his road bike, working out, and sports.
At the 2014 North American International Auto Show, Ford will unveil the 2015 Ford F-150 (Tim will be there btw). It is becoming one of the most anticipated product reveals in years and it is also a big gamble. Ford plans on using aluminum on a scale that has so far been unprecedented. Will it pay off?
UPDATE: Winner announced for the 2014 Raybestos Rattlesnake Toyota Tundra contest on Nov. 7, 2013. Dave Cramer, property manager in Vancouver, Wash won the truck.
“To say I’m excited would be an understatement,” said Cramer in a press release. “I must have entered 10,000 contests in my lifetime, and this is the first time I won anything.” Cramer said he’s a bit of a car fanatic. “I’m single, but I own five cars!”
The Raybestos Rattlesnake ups that to six. Cramer’s son Eric, a deputy sheriff and retired army ranger, joined him at the presentation.
The signature-edition truck was the grand prize in the brands’ 2013 North American summer sales promotion. The winning entry was pulled from more than 170,000 entries received.
Another year, another Kelley Blue Book award for both Toyota pickups. The Tundra and Tacoma were just named top resale value winners in their respective categories. Toyota won the overall award for best resale value by brand.
The Toyota Tacoma and Tundra top the residual value rankings, once again proving that consumers looking for the best value in trucks should look at Toyota. These awards join the multitude of accolades both trucks win year, after year, after year, after year …
Our friends over at the The Fast Lane Truck, seriously Tim knows Roman personally, have filmed a couple of pretty interesting videos talking about the “magic towing dust” that manufactures have used to improve their towing capacity. The end result of the video investigation? Toyota does it right, the others do not.