Grant Davis

Grant Davis

Denver, Colorado-based Grant Davis covers automotive, travel, tech, money, endurance sports, and fitness topics for Outside and Entrepreneur. He also authors the annual Bicycle Calendar (McMeel).

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The 16 Best Cars for Adventure

Whether you spend most of your drive time navigating urban streets or powering through rugged dirt, 2017's standout rides are all-access passes to wild adventure.

Grant Davis and Michael Frank
Mar 8, 2017

Are Hydrogen Cars the Future?

For decades, hydrogen has been considered the next big fuel source for vehicles. It’s taking time to gain traction, but hydrogen might very well be the future.

Grant Davis
Mar 6, 2017

Tested: 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4

We get a raw deal in the United States when it comes to the Land Cruiser because Toyota offers only the ultrapremium version packed with expensive gadgets we don't need.

Grant Davis
Sep 9, 2016

Tested: 2017 Nissan Armada 4x4

For 13 years, Nissan pumped out an Armada based on the original Titan pickup truck platform. As a vehicle, it registered a "meh." Today, the new Armada is based on the Nissan Patrol, a worthy...

Grant Davis
Aug 18, 2016

Tested: Chevrolet Colorado 4WD Z71 Diesel Truck

The diesel version of Chevy’s best-selling Colorado mid-size pickup truck, outfitted with Chevy’s Z71 off-road package, gets you the best of nearly all worlds: stellar fuel economy for a relatively...

Grant Davis
Jul 14, 2016

Which Is Better: 4WD or AWD?

If you like to play outside you should probably drive a car with 4WD or AWD. But here’s the question: how do you choose?

Grant Davis
Jun 30, 2016

The 7 Most Reliable Adventure Vehicles

Most of us know Toyota Tacomas are built to take abuse but still last (nearly) forever. But what other adventuremobiles are also regularly going the distance?

Grant Davis
Jun 14, 2016

Tested: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Adventure Bike

This bike will make any rider look better and feel more confident in almost any condition. Bonus: It costs thousands less than the competition, and Honda service is usually less expensive as well.

Grant Davis
Jun 1, 2016

What's the Most Eco-Friendly Car I Can Buy?

There’s been a lot of news about fuel-efficient cars lately. Last month Tesla announced the Model 3 then promptly booked more than 325,000 pre-orders. Meanwhile, Volkswagen continues to mop up after...

Grant Davis
May 5, 2016

Tested: Range Rover Evoque Convertible

We recently drove the Range Rover Evoque Convertible in the French Alps. Are we going to buy one? No. But we can see why other people would.

Grant Davis
Apr 21, 2016

An Ode to the 1961 Land Rover Series IIA

As a kid, Sean Gorman lusted after the 1961 Land Rover that was parked next to his grandparent’s house in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado. In fact, when he was 16 he told the owner he’d buy the...

Grant Davis
Apr 13, 2016

3 Perfect Cars for Spring Break Adventuring

Spring break is almost here, which means it’s time to leave the office and get on the road. Whether you’re headed for the mountains, the beach, or an off-the-grid getaway, here are three vehicles...

Grant Davis
Mar 15, 2016

Toyota Prius

A redesigned suspension makes this year's model a lot of fun to drive

Grant Davis and Michael Frank
Feb 25, 2016