Looks Like A Truck, Glides Like A Lincoln

It's not yet 4 a.m., and the sun is beginning to rise in a misty Anchorage sky. The highway opens up before me, and I punch the accelerator of Ford's newest sport-utility creation, the Expedition. This jumbo vehicle, which dwarfs Ford's popular Explorer, feels like a luxury car as it effortlessly surges toward 70 miles per hour. As I reach the crest of a small hill on the Seward Highway, my view of the snowcapped mountains ahead is suddenly marred by a police car aiming its radar gun at me from the median. Paradise lost.

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