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The Rubicon Trail is the most famous 22-mile off-road trail in the world, and over the years the 4x4s that have attempted it have only gotten better. But it wasn’t started with 4x4s on 40-inch tires and big engines. Rather, it was started with little Jeeps on tiny tires and no lockers. So on this episode of Dirt Every Day presented by Tire Rack, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle see just how far they can get on the ’Con with almost stock 4x4s. Equipped with just a winch and a sense of adventure, the guys hit the trail in 45- year-old 4x4s to see if they could make it across the world-renowned Rubicon Trail.
Tesla didn’t make any mention of outsourcing the quad’s platform at Thursday’s Cybertruck reveal.
At the end of Elon Musk’s snafu-ridden Tesla Cybertruck reveal Thursday night, one interesting tidbit stood out: the Cyberquad. Made to pair with the futuristic pickup, the electric ATV sports sharp bodywork and promises zero-emissions go-anywhere capability. As impressive as it is on the surface, recent close-ups have revealed that all may not be as it seems—instead, the Tesla quad looks to have been built on a Yamaha Raptor platform with the power plant and plastics swapped.
The Raptor is a mainstay in the performance ATV world as it comes in … More