Stuart Bourdon

A passion for anything automotive (especially off-road vehicles), camping, and photography led Stuart to a life exploring the mountains and deserts of the Southwest and Baja, and a career in automotive, outdoor, and RV journalism. He has held editorial staff positions at publications such as Four Wheeler, 4Wheel & Off-Road, Jp (all-Jeep), Trailer Boats, and Camping Life. When not behind a camera or in front of a computer, Stuart can often be found behind the wheel.

U.S. Army Captain A.E. Williams was taken on a ride in this FWD gasoline-powered test car. That short ride led to a 1,500-mile cross-country test of the Army-converted FWD touring car in 1911 that became known as the "Scout Car."

The First Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicles: Early 4X4s You’ve Likely Never Seen

When the conversation turns to the history of the first four-wheel-drive cars and trucks, things can get complicated. The first four-wheel-drive design or prototype is one thing. The first vehicle …

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The BFGoodrich OnTrail mobile app can help you find the off-road adventure you've been dreaming of.

BFGoodrich OnTrail Mobile App is an Off-Road Trail Adventure Guide

The BFGoodrich OnTrail mobile app designed for off-road trail adventure enthusiasts is one of our new favorite apps because it’s easy to use, feature-packed, and delivers adventure. Available for Apple …

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Chevrolet payed homage to a second-generation (1977) K5 Blazer converted it to all-electric propulsion, while retaining as much of the stock Blazer as possible and approximately 90 percent of the new parts installed for the eCrate package are factory components from the Chevrolet Bolt EV.

5 Affordable Classic 4x4s Worth Buying Today

The best affordable classic 4x4s worth buying today is a wide-open topic that can lead to lengthy and sometimes impassioned discussions. For instance, what does best affordable classic 4x4s mean? …

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