The Worlds Toughest Towing Test is Here: 2017 Ike Gauntlet and Gold Hitch Awards [Video]

There are a number of measures by which one can test a truck. We, at TFLtruck, are proud to say that we hold claim to one of the most demanding tests in the business of trucks. That is of course the 2017 Ike Gauntlet: the worlds toughest towing test.

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As you can imagine, things are well under-way for the 2017 Gold Hitch awards. We are in the middle of testing a huge number of trucks this year, in a wide range of classes. Competitors come in the form of familiar faces, such as GM’s plethora of offerings, as well as some new challengers who hope to take down the previous kings of the gauntlet.

2017 Half-Ton Class:

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 6.2L V8 8-Speed

2017 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost V6 10-Speed

2017 Nissan Titan 1500 5.6L V8 7-Speed

2017 HD Class:

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD 6.6L Duramax V8

2017 Ford F-350 6.7L Power Stroke V8

2017 Ram 3500 HD 6.7L Cummins I6

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We are always grateful for the viewership and the support we receive from you. The Ike Gauntlet merchandise is currently available at our online store.

2017 Midsize Class:

2017 Chevrolet Colorado 3.6L V6 8-Speed

2017 GMC Canyon 2.8L I4 6-Speed

2017 Nissan Frontier 4.0L V6 5-Speed

2017 Off-Road Class:

2017 Ford Raptor

2017 GMC Sierra 1500 All Terrain X

2017 Nissan Titan 1500 PRO-4X

2017 Ram Power Wagon

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Who exactly will prevail is not yet decided. One thing is for sure, the 2017 Ike Gauntlet will push these trucks to their limit, helping to find which vehicles have the guts to earn the ever-prestigious Gold Hitch Award.

To see some of this year’s competitors as well as a suspiciously enthusiastic “Yee Haw” from Andre, be sure to watch the full video!

Of course stay tuned for the award ceremonies to find out who will end up victorious.