QUESTION OF THE WEEK Which Explorer? Body on Frame or Unibody?
Since 2011, the Ford Explorer has been based on a similar unibody construction to the chassis of the Ford Taurus sedan and after the Explorer was a body on frame vehicle from its introduction back in 1990 through 2010, some long-time Explorer owners were unhappy with the shift to the unibody design.
The Ford Explorer is certainly an interesting model. Some people hate the truck and claim that it is a piece of junk whereas others will quickly jump to the defense of the somewhat-unappreciated vehicle. Whether you would rather have an F-150 or wouldn’t give up your Explorer for the world, one thing that no one can deny is that the Ford Explorer can jump extremely well.
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While at the Woodward Dream Cruise a few months back, I saw a couple guys in Ford Super Duty pickups riding around with the hordes of muscle cars and, like the muscle cars, these high riding Ford pickups were doing big, smokey burnouts.
The 2016 Ford Explorer will get a new look as it makes its debut at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19. The truck will go on sale in 2015 in order to celebrate a quarter of a century as Ford’s best-selling midsize sport utility vehicle. “The new Explorer is still the SUV America fell in […] More »