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Watch the $349,000 Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6 Go Out for a Spin

First footage of the 600-hp six-wheeler in action<p>Koenigsegg may have crushed the Venom GT’s top speed record at 277.9 mph with an Agera RS, but John Hennessey is keeping busy by playing with his latest six-wheeled toy.<p>Remember the $349,000 2018 Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6 that made its debut at SEMA …

Z06 Pickup? Chevy Straps a Vette Supercharger to the Silverado

It has been years since Chevrolet has offered a high-performance version of its Silverado pickup truck, but a new concept for this year’s SEMA show imagines what a revival of the Silverado SS could look like. Called the Silverado Performance concept, this street-oriented truck packs a supercharger, …

Sports Cars

Centennial C/K: Chevrolet C/10 Concept Blends Old and New

Launched in 1960, the Chevrolet C/K-series pickup ushered in a new era of pickup design, styling, and comfort for the bow-tie brand. When the second-generation C/K series arrived in 1967 featuring a revised suspension and now-classic styling, it made the concept of using a single truck for work and …


The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 AEV Concept Is Seriously Hard Core

With the unveiling of the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 AEV concept at this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, the bow-tie brand is officially working to take its mid-size pickup to the next level of off-road performance. This rig was displayed alongside Chevy’s ZR2 race development truck; the pair foreshadow …


Big Star: The Original Bigfoot Stomps In to the SEMA Show!


Hydro Blue Sport: Not a Body Wash, It’s a New Ram Pickup!


GMC Middle East Desert Fox Concept Shown in Dubai

Forty years after releasing the original GMC Desert Fox pickup truck and Jimmy Desert Fox SUV, the brand is honoring the super-’70s duo with the Desert Fox Middle East truck concept. The Sierra 1500–based concept vehicle has all the subtlety of off-road-oriented pickups such as the Ford F-150 …

General Motors

2017 Nissan Frontier – In-Depth Review

Electric Vehicles

More Logical Than Ludicrous: Tesla Semi Will Need to Deliver Reliability


2016 Nissan Titan XD Diesel

The workhorse blues.<p>From the March 2018 issue<p>There’s no easy way to say this: Our long-term Nissan Titan XD Diesel was one of the most disappointing new vehicles we have evaluated in recent memory, a distinction highlighted by our truck’s serious mechanical issues and grounded in its general …

General Motors

Icon Transforms 1965 Ford F-250 Into an Incredible Daily Driver

Restomod guru Jonathan Ward leaves no stone unturned<p>Los Angeles-based custom vehicle designer Jonathan Ward has become somewhat of a legend for his restomods that marry retro looks with modern performance. His company, Icon, just finished working its magic on this 1965 Ford F-250 Crew Cab, now …

Automotive Design

Researchers: FCA Diesels Emit NOx Pollution up to 20 Times Legal Limit

Lab that uncovered VW diesel scandal puts FCA under scrutiny<p>Researchers at the same lab that uncovered Volkswagen’s diesel scandal have found significant amounts of pollution in diesel vehicles from Fiat Chrysler, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p>The Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines, and …


Ford Announces 2018 F-150, Expedition Power Figures

New 2018 Ford Expedition FX4 Off-Road package revealed<p>Ford has finally announced horsepower and torque figures for the aluminum-intensive redesigned 2018 Ford F-150 pickup and new 2018 Ford Expedition SUV. A new Expedition Off-Road package was also revealed. Ford says that 75 percent of F-150 …

Ford Mustang

2017 Nissan Titan King Cab Starts at $33,475

The top-spec Cummins-equipped 2017 Titan XD PRO-4X starts at $51,685.<p>Pricing for the 2017 Nissan Titan and 2017 Nissan Titan XD pickups’ third cab size has been revealed. The 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab and 2017 Nissan Titan XD King Cab start at $33,745 and $34,755, respectively (including $1,195 …


2017 Honda Ridgeline

Comeback player of the year in the mid-size pickup league.<p>C/D Overall Rating:<p>It’s a crossover, it’s a truck—no, it’s a Honda Ridgeline. Named one of our 10Best Trucks/SUVs, the unconventional crossover-based pickup combines a carlike ride, truck capability, and innovative features. The Ridgeline’s …

2017 GMC Canyon V-6 8-Speed Automatic 4x4 Crew Cab

A stouter six and more gears put additional spring in the Canyon's step.<p>Since their reintroduction in 2014, the GMC Canyon and the Chevrolet Colorado have reinvigorated a market for mid-size pickups that many industry observers had concluded was dead. U.S. truck buyers, they said, had little …


2017 GMC Canyon

Honey, I shrunk the Sierra.<p>C/D Overall Rating:<p>If the full-size GMC Sierra is Dr. Evil, then the Canyon is Mini-Me. The two are interchangeable as bare-bones workhorses, dressed-up Denalis, and everything in between. Two cab choices go with two bed lengths; the three-engine lineup includes a 308-hp …

GMC Sierra

2017 Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 Ready to Roar

When 450 hp isn’t good enough<p>Texas tuner John Hennessey likes to go fast. Real fast. The crew at Hennessey Performance (HPE) rarely sits idle and has made a perfectly awesome truck even better.<p>The stock Ford EcoBoost 3.5-liter twin turbo V-6 engine in the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor cranks out 450 hp …

Sports Cars

Report: Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup May Come to U.S.

Stateside production site being considered<p>If Mercedes-Benz builds the X-Class here, would you buy it? Although the German automaker wasn’t planning on bringing the upcoming X-Class midsize pickup stateside when it was announced last fall, that decision apparently wasn’t set in stone.<p>Volker …

General Motors

1,000 Workhorse Group W-15 Plug-In Electric Pickups on Preorder

World’s first PHEV pickup truck to be shown at 2017 ACT Expo in Long Beach<p>Workhorse Group Inc. says that it has received Letters of Intent (LOI) for 1,000 units of its upcoming light-duty Workhorse W-15 Plug-In Electric Pickup truck. The company currently builds medium-duty PHEV work vans for …

Alternative Fuel

Chevrolet Owners Can Now Purchase Unlimited OnStar 4G LTE Data

Unlimited Wi-Fi hotspot for $20 a month<p>Chevrolet owners in the U.S. with the available OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot can purchase unlimited data through AT&T for $20 a month. Last year, Chevrolet owners used more than 4 million gigabytes of data – an increase of 200 percent from 2015, according to …


We Hear: FCA Delaying Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Next-Gen Ram 2500 HD

Automaker dealing with financial and production restraints<p>Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may need to alter its five-year business plan yet again, this time because of possible delays to its next-generation Ram heavy duty pickup truck and the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer.<p>Citing unnamed sources, <i>Automotive News</i> …


Ram 1500s and Dodge Durangos Investigated after Rollaway Complaints

Federal safety regulators are investigating 2013–2016 Ram 1500 trucks and 2014–2016 Dodge Durango SUVs with electronic rotary transmission shifters in response to complaints that some vehicles rolled away after the shifters were put into park.<p>The investigation covers about 1 million vehicles. There …


The 2017 Ford Raptor Is a Nissan GT-R for Off-Roading

Hold on, hold on. Let us explain.<p>Off-roading, in a way, is the last bastion of the un-smart car. While pavement gearheads have long embraced modern things like ABS, traction control, adaptive suspensions and computer-controlled differentials, your average off-road rig is about as digital as a …

Nissan GT-R

The F-150 Got Too Fat for Ford to Build Another SVT Lightning

So it built the Raptor instead.<p>Ford first built the SVT Lightning back in 1993, stuffing a 240-horsepower 5.8-liter V8 under the hood of the F-150. But it wasn't until the second generation that the SVT Lightning truly came into its own. The 1999 F-150 got a 5.4-liter V8 with a factory supercharger …

Sports Cars

2017 GMC Sierra 2500/3500HD: Now with a Hood Scoop and an Optional Diesel Engine

Like its corporate sibling, the Chevrolet Silverado heavy-duty pickup, the GMC Sierra HD inherits an overhauled Duramax diesel engine option for 2017, which brings with it a nifty hood scoop. A 360-hp gasoline-fueled 6.0-liter V-8 remains standard and does not get the hood scoop.<p>The V-8 diesel …

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Photo Gallery


2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Sometimes, it's okay to get silver.<p><b>Overview:</b> When it comes to domestic pickup trucks, the Ricky Bobby life mantra “if you ain’t first, you’re last” need not apply. Together with its slightly more suave GMC Sierra sibling, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 seems perpetually in pursuit of the Ford …

Michael B. Jordan

Oops! Ram Accidentally Put Hemi Badges on a Bunch of V-6 Trucks

Are you the proud owner of a brand-new 2017 Ram 1500 with a Hemi badge on the fender? Does the 5.7-liter V-8 promised by that badge seem to lack a little, er, oomph? Maybe it’s time to pop the hood and do a quick spark-plug count: Apparently, Ram accidentally put Hemi badges on a bunch of 3.6-liter …


The Biggest Underachievers in Our Real-World Highway MPG Test

GMC Sierra