Pickup Trucks

The 600hp Hennessey 2015 F150 Proves Itself Underrated on the Dyno

Last December we brought you a first look at the Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 package for the new 2015 Ford F150 and now that those monster performance trucks are hitting the street, we have a video of one of those beasts in action on the dyno – and the results are pretty impressive.
Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV

How Hennessey Transforms the Ford F250 into a 650hp SUV

The folks at Hennessey Performance have created a new package for the Ford F250 Super Duty that transforms one of the toughest trucks on the market into one of the biggest, baddest SUVs on the market – with power levels topping 650 horsepower for the gas engine and 880lb-ft of torque for those with the PowerStroke diesel.
2015 Ford Ranger

How the Raptor Could Exist in Australia, Where the F150 Does Not

The Raptor name is known in the US as making the Ford F150 the most off-road capable factory half ton truck on the market, but when this dinosaur-themed name comes to the Australian market, it could be a factory off-road package for the smaller Ford Ranger – a truck that Americans won’t be seeing on their local roads anytime soon.

Tacoma Owners Say What They Would Like To See in an Electric Tacoma

I asked this question if Toyota Tacoma drivers are ready to accept an electric Tacoma, should that be available one day. Here are some of the interesting responses people shared under my question at the Toyota Tacoma Enthusiasts FB group.. The general sentiment is openness, but but some improvements are necessary.

One comment writes that while there are hybrid trucks out there he doesn't think an all-electric Toyota Tacoma would be strong enough, but "hey, technology is advancing every day."

2015 Ford F150 Sales V6 Engines Selling in Record Numbers

Sales numbers for the F150 are still down relative to the same months last year, but as more 2015 Ford F150 pickups reach dealerships around the country every day, those numbers are steadily improving and the Motor Company has announced that the EcoBoost V6 engines and the premium trimlines are leading the charge for the 2015 model year.
ram 2500 tradesman crew cab in red

2015 Ram 2500 Tradesman 6.7L Cummins Review: The Ultimate 3/4 Ton Work Horse

During the last serious cold snap of the 2015 Detroit winter, I had a chance to spend a few days working out the 2015 Ram 2500 Tradesman with the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel – a budget friendly work horse with best in class capabilities that has everything that you need and only a little of what you don’t need (but will enjoy).
2017 Raptor F150

New Ford SVT Raptor F150 EcoBoost Could Benefit Full F150 Lineup

The 2017 Ford SVT Raptor F150 that debuted earlier this year at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show is powered by a new 3.5L EcoBoost V6 that has been specially tuned by Ford’s high performance SVT division and if the history of the Raptor is any indication – we could see this high powered EcoBoost V6 in other new F150 pickups in the future.
1985 Ramcharger

The New Ramcharger is Just Another Stupid April Fool's Joke

Over the past few weeks, word has spread around the internet that the Chrysler Group’s Ram Truck brand was working on a new large truck-based sport utility vehicle that will be named the Ramcharger, but Im sorry to inform everyone who didn’t realize this at first that the Ramcharger is yet another stupid April Fool’s joke pulled by a publication looking to score traffic with fake news.

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