Spy Shots of The Volvo V90 Cross Country Have Leaked And The Chevy Silverado Gets A Mean Hood: The Evening Rush
Plus, the perfect military-style jacket, and hoppy beer from The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company
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The new Volvo V90 Cross Country is in the works, as made evident by spy shots showing a heavily camouflaged model. The V90 Cross Country will have in increased ride height for some softroading, and will utilize the same three engine options (all based on a 2.0L four-cylinder) expected to grace the V90.
Chevy is adding an aggressive (and functional) ram-air hood to their Silverado HD series with the Duramax engine. According to Chevy, up to 60 percent of the intake air is sourced through the hood scoop to help improve combustion. In other words, the hood scoop is more than just a sweet-looking addition to the truck.
Japanese officials raided Suzuki headquarters last night to search for documents showing any inaccuracies around that company's fuel economy numbers. According to Suzuki, the inconsistencies stemmed a lack of manpower. Federal officials are in the process of investigating further.
No one does authentic, intricately-crafted workwear like the Japanese, and Takuji Suzuki’s ts(s) brand is worth an investment. This olive-drab deck jacket is a take on the classic, WWII-era N1 military jacket, with a 100-percent cotton body, a contrasting gray wool-nylon-cashmere collar, and inset knit and ribbed cuffs. It’s the perfect jacket for cool summer nights—and on sale at No Man Walks Alone, one of the few stateside ts(s) stockists.
If you are in the market for an affordable, compact, and lightweight pack for your next day trip, we suggest you take a look at the Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack. Although this bag is focused on cycling, with a flurry of convenient features like cleat pockets, you can easily use it as a multipurpose backpack. Hell, one of our editors is currently using it for backpacking in Peru.
Today’s beer pick takes us to The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Founded in 2012, The Brew Gentlemen has quickly made a name for itself among critics and craft beer lovers alike. Over their short lifespan, The Brew Gentlemen have mastered the DIPA—shown clearly with its Albatross offering. With tons of citrus and hops, this 8-percent DIPA is the perfect beer to slowly sip and enjoy on these warm summer weekends.
Beach chairs can either be a lifesaver of the most annoying things in the world, depending on the quality of chair you buy. Don’t let your chair ruin your day—purchase a wood-and-cloth Byer of Maine Pangean Glider Camp Chair.