Breadcrumb Trail Links
Author of the article:
CALGARY — Exquisitely crafted garage doors are Richard Walkeden’s specialty, and so are fleet trucks and SUVs used to get the jobs done.
As a partner in Equal Door Industries, Walkeden spends plenty of time commuting around town visiting job sites – one of the company’s most memorable custom installations might be in Heritage Park’s Gasoline Alley. Equal Industries made the massive wood and glass doors that can be raised or lowered to separate the main gallery from either end of the museum.
This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.
Walkeden recently put a 2016 GMC Yukon Denali AWD through its paces, and the vehicle ticked all three boxes on his list of buying considerations.
“First, all-weather capability is important to me, so all-wheel drive is something I’d never be without,” Walkeden says. “Second, I also like to have power. Almost everything I’ve ever owned has had a V8, and I couldn’t get my brain switched over to a four- or six-cylinder engine. Third, I want something that’s very comfortable to drive and is yet somewhat utilitarian.”
Walkeden behind the wheel of the Yukon Denali
So, the 2016 Yukon Denali comes equipped with all-wheel drive; check. It also features a powerful 6.2-litre V8 engine that makes 420 horsepower and 460…