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2012 Ultimate 4x4 Shootout Preview No. 2

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You've seen the first video from our Ultimate 4×4 Shootout highlighting the various attributes of the Ford SVT Raptor. Now it's the Nissan Frontier PRO-4X's turn. You can expect another tomorrow, then another on Friday, with the full story coming next week.¬†

As we noted, this all started when we heard from you after we published the controversial  (Raptor vs. RamRunner) story. More than a few readers noted the competition could be considered unfair because the Raptor was a factory-built supermodel and the RamRunner was basically an aftermarket Frankenstein.

Fine, we said, so we've set out to test our way to the champion of all factory-offered four-wheel drive packages: We asked the manufacturers to send us their best so we could compete them in head-to-head competition, culminating in ou first-ever Ultimate 4×4 Shootout. The four trucks we have for this contest, in alphabetical order by brand, are the Ford SVT Raptor, Nissan Frontier PRO-4X (below), Ram Power Wagon and Toyota Tacoma Baja. We should note, with a new truck on the horizon, GM declined to participate.

 

 

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