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Tested on the ‘‘wicked hard red course’’ at Pocono Raceway, and handling it well were the Toyota FJ Cruiser (shown), the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, the Nissan Xterra, and the Land Rover Range Rover.
Tested on the ‘‘wicked hard red course’’ at Pocono Raceway, and handling it well were the Toyota FJ Cruiser (shown), the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, the Nissan Xterra, and the Land Rover Range Rover. (Toyota Photo) Toyota Photo

Hills, curves, straightaways

Three test tracks sort out a variety of off-road rides

By Royal Ford
September 30, 2006

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LONG POND, Pa. -- We gather here every September to flog. No, it is not a gathering of ships' captains and miscreant deckhands. It's the annual gathering of the International Motor Press Assn., and we come to flog cars, trucks, minivans, crossovers, and SUVs up and down treacherous mountain courses or on the twisting curves and long back straightaway of ... (Full article: 739 words)

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