NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans and the Nissan “Heisman House” now have back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners running plays for them: 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, and 2015’s honoree, Marcus Mariota.
Skyjacker is proud to announce its new bolt on Skyjacker LeDuc Series coilovers that have been tuned and tested by Curt LeDuc with application-specific valving for maximum performance, both on and off road. You can purchase as a kit or coilover upgrade, as Skyjacker has options available for the 2007-’16 Jeep Wrangler JK. The kit includes front and rear coilover shocks, as well as front and rear component boxes. As an upgrade, you can purchase the front and rear coilover shocks. Optional air bump stops are also available.
Acura recently unveiled its updated 2017 MDX SUV, which is now on sale at dealership nationwide. With a starting suggested price of $43,950, the new MDX features an updated exterior, larger wheel and tire options, and additional premium features such as AcuraWatch.
The Acura Precision Concept inspired the exterior styling on the new 2017 MDX. Acura says the highlights of the new exterior include a new “Diamond Pentagon grille,” a more sculpted hood, redesigned front fascia, front fenders and updated “Jewel Eye” headlights. This all combines to provide the new MDX with a more “executive athletic” appearance for Acura’s luxury SUV. Acura says additional styling updates include a new chrome rocker panel trim, a revised rear bumper and skid garnish, and the return of visible dual exhausts.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC will cease NAFTA-market production of vehicles equipped with non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate Takata air-bag inflators, by next week. Global production is expected to end by mid-September.
Most inflators used in FCA US vehicles employ alternate propellants. Others use desiccant-enhanced ammonium nitrate. Neither is associated with any inflator ruptures of the kind attributed to certain non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate inflators.
John Deere recently announced the addition of two new models in its crossover utility vehicle lineup, assign the new Gator XUV560 and XUV560 S4. This new mid-size model from John Deere is an affordable option for the company, highlighted by an “ergonomic operator station, quiet V-twin engine, independent four-wheel suspension, four-wheel drive and availability of more than 75 attachments.”
Royal Purple Break-In Oil is formulated with highly refined mineral oil and advanced additives that contain high levels of zinc and phosphorus to optimize protection in flat-tappet and roller engines. With this optimized formulation, Royal Purple Break-In Oil provides superior protection to the engine valve train and rotating components while allow fast and effective seating of the piston rings. The product is fully formulated and does not require the use of other chemical additives.
HOUSTON, TX – TreadWright Tires today announced the launch of its new Claw II MT Series of mud terrain tires. The new series combines TreadWright’s signature green manufacturing process with a specially designed mud-terrain tread pattern to deliver enhanced performance on even the most challenging 4×4 off-road terrain. Offering more value and more rugged reliability, the Claw II MT series delivers unparalleled performance. Prices start from only $204.99 per tire.
To usher in the new 10-speed transmission that Ford will be showcasing in its 2017 F-150, as well as the 2017 Raptor, Ford is putting “all 10 gears” on display by showing off the truck’s new instrumentation panel.
Ram and Mopar collectively announced today that it will offer the Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel, a limited-edition truck that will be fitted with Mopar performance parts and accessories. And if you want one, you better act fast.
We expect that the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4² will not compete with the Jeep Wrangler JK in terms of price (as it should be far more expensive), but by the look of the supplied press photos it sure looks like it will be able to compete with it on the roughest terrain.