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A Modern Toyota Hilux Gets a Totally Unscientific Durability Test

A Modern Toyota Hilux Gets a Totally Unscientific Durability Test
When it comes to automotive durability, Toyota trucks are at the top of the game. And sitting at the top of the heap is the classic Toyota Hilux, which the guys from Top Gear famously drowned, lit on fire, and subjected to a 240-foot drop from a building.
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Toyota Shows off Their Arizona Proving Grounds

Toyota Shows off Their Arizona Proving Grounds
If you’ve ever wondered where Toyota tests their vehicles here in the States, it’s at the automaker’s proving grounds in the Sonoran desert outside of Phoenix, Arizona. The 12,000-acre facility, known as TAPG, offers a variety of terrain for testing and tuning the durability, dynamics, and capability of their vehicles.
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Toyota Tundra 1794 Goes Full Woodgrain

Toyota Tundra 1794 Goes Full Woodgrain
Back in the early days of the automotive industry, cars and trucks were actually made from wood. Once they moved to steel construction, the Woodie gave buyers real wood panels on the outsides of their cars.
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2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Is a 700 Horsepower Off-Road Beast

2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Is a 700 Horsepower Off-Road Beast
When it comes to Ford pickups, the Raptor has been the bad boy of the lineup. Now, there’s an even more impressive and powerful model called the Raptor R. This beastly Ford Performance pickup packs a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 700 horsepower and 640 lb-ft.
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Ram 1500 TRX Sounds Like a Monster without Mufflers

Ram 1500 TRX Sounds Like a Monster without Mufflers
With the stock exhaust, the Ram 1500 TRX already has a pretty imposing exhaust note. Those dual TRX pipes produce quite a ruckus hooked up to that 702-horsepower supercharged Hemi V8 engine. But for some people, enough is never enough, and one TRX truck owner wanted an even louder and more brutal exhaust note.
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2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4 Review: Rugged and Ready

2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4 Review: Rugged and Ready
I’ve spent quite a bit of time driving various models of the Toyota Tacoma over the last few years, and it’s still one of my favorite pickup trucks. I appreciate trucks that aren’t too big but are still capable enough to get the job done, and that’s precisely what the current-gen Tacoma delivers.
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8 Things to Love About the 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-X

8 Things to Love About the 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-X
Nissan redesigned its venerable Frontier mid-size pickup truck for the 2022 model year, and it has a lot of great things going for it. I spent a week with the updated truck back in December in Chicago and liked it.
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2023 F-150 Heritage Edition Gets Classic Two-Tone Paint

2023 F-150 Heritage Edition Gets Classic Two-Tone Paint
There are plenty of decades-old Ford pickups ago rolling around the streets today. Many of those older trucks wear two-tone paint schemes that modern trucks don’t offer. For 2023, Ford has revealed the new F-150 Heritage Edition, which will offer a modern two-tone paint that adds contrast to the roof and lower body panels.
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GMC Hummer EV Gets Extra Ground Clearance in Extract Mode

GMC Hummer EV Gets Extra Ground Clearance in Extract Mode
GMC has confirmed that it will be adding a new feature to the Hummer EV Pickup called Extract Mode in the next few weeks. In this mode, the Adaptive Air Suspension can raise the vehicle to an even higher ride height, giving it more ground clearance than competing pickups.
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Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition Camouflages in the Desert

Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition Camouflages in the Desert
Ram has confirmed a new special edition of the already awesome Ram 1500 TRX. The latest offering is the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition. The most notable feature of the special edition is a unique paint color called Mojave Sand.
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Toyota May Build a Compact Truck to Fight the Maverick

Toyota May Build a Compact Truck to Fight the Maverick
When Ford first announced its compact Maverick pickup, we were very excited, as were many other small truck fans. While some accuse the Maverick of not being a real truck, the truth is it gives the masses an alternative to a car or dull SUV.
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2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Gets New SX and Chrome Packages

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Gets New SX and Chrome Packages
Toyota has announced a couple of upgrade packages for the 2023 Tacoma. One package that used to be available exclusively on the SR is now only available on the SR5: the SX Package, which gives the truck a blacked-out look.
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Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck

Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck
It has been a long time since Tesla announced any updates about its fully electric semi-truck. Tesla has now updated its Semi page to show that the order banks are open for the truck. Reserving one of the Tesla Semi trucks will cost $20,000.
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Ford F-150 Lightning Makes More Horsepower Than Promised

Ford F-150 Lightning Makes More Horsepower Than Promised
Ford has confirmed the official horsepower and torque numbers for the production version of its F-150 Lightning electric truck. Both the standard and extended range battery pack versions of the Lightning have been confirmed to make more horsepower than initially expected.
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Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Gives the Ram TRX Six Wheels

Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Gives the Ram TRX Six Wheels
Hennessey Performance has announced that their Ram TRX-based Mammoth 1000 6×6 pickup is entering production. The most significant change to the Mammoth is the addition of a third axle in the rear. Its six 20-inch beadlock wheels are shod with 37-inch off-road tires.
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