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Review: 2016 Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X

Review: 2016 Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X
Prior to this model year, Nissan wasn’t a brand most truck buyers even had on their radar screen here in the U.S. So it only makes sense that in order to re-engage in this ultra-competitive segment, that Nissan had to do something bold.
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2017 Mercedes-Benz G 350d Professional

2017 Mercedes-Benz G 350d Professional
Normally when you see a blocky G Wagon rolling the streets, it’s a fancy model that will never see actual off-road use. In Europe, Mercedes-Benz has a new flavor of that G Wagon called the G350d Professional, and it really does look like it should be covered with mud.
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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Digs in with New BFGoodrich Tires

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Digs in with New BFGoodrich Tires
There’s plenty to be excited about with the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. After all, it’s got a powerful new turbocharged engine, it weighs substantially less than before, and well, it just looks badass. Now, Ford and BFGoodrich are showing off some very special tires headed to the new Raptor. The new BFGoodrich all-terrain T/A KO2 tires were developed in parallel with the development of the Raptor, enduring that the tires we’ll be getting in production are perfectly matched to the capabilities of the truck.
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Jeep Crew Chief 715: The Concept Jeep Should Build

Jeep Crew Chief 715: The Concept Jeep Should Build
Often when we see concept cars and trucks, you can count on something down the road having at least a passing resemblance to the concept. This isn’t often the case with Jeep. Jeep has shown off some incredibly cool concepts over the years at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab.
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Off-Road: 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

Off-Road: 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
We live in an era where even the smallest crossovers and grocery getter SUVs are touted as being capable of driving on rugged terrain. But it takes more than an all-wheel drivetrain to truly be off-road capable.
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This ’47 Chevy Rat Rod is Part Mercury Cougar

This ’47 Chevy Rat Rod is Part Mercury Cougar
Rat rods are nothing new. They have been around for generations. Essentially these are powerful hot rods that are pieced together from various bits, and have a ratty, rough finish when complete. This particular rod is part 1947 Chevy and part 1995 Mercury Cougar. The Chevy part is a ’47 truck cab that was chopped and sanded to metal.
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Chevy Silverado High Desert Reminds Us of the Avalanche

Chevy Silverado High Desert Reminds Us of the Avalanche
Chevy has announced a new package that truck buyers can choose for their new Silverado trucks called the High Desert package. This package adds features that remind me very much of the rather homely Avalanche truck/SUV.
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2017 Ford F-150 to Get New 3.5L EcoBoost and 10-speed Auto

2017 Ford F-150 to Get New 3.5L EcoBoost and 10-speed Auto
Ford already hit a homerun with its 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 under the hood of its F-150 truck. For 2017, the F-150 will get an all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The new EcoBoost engine makes more power with 30 lb-ft.
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok Gets a V6 TDI Upgrade

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Gets a V6 TDI Upgrade
VW has unveiled the updated 2017 Amarok mid-size pickup in foreign markets. The truck isn’t offered here and there is no indication that it will ever be, despite the fact that the mid-size truck market is booming in the US.
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Review: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road with Manual

Review: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road with Manual
The Tacoma TRD Off-Road isn’t a new vehicle to us here at 95octane. Paul spent some quality time in the Tacoma line last year, but there was one thing those vehicles didn’t have. We even reviewed the TRD Sport and it was missing the same thing.
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Airborne Humvee Drop Ends in Catastrophe

Airborne Humvee Drop Ends in Catastrophe
The Humvee might be set to be replaced when the fighting over the contract finally ends, but the venerable HMMWV is still widely in use by the US military. Recently, the 173rd Airborne brigade was conducting exercises that required them to airdrop vehicles and other materials.
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Ford Raptor Learning Mandarin for Sale in China

Ford Raptor Learning Mandarin for Sale in China
The new Ford Raptor is surely going to be one of the most sought-after pickup trucks on sale, cranking up the off-road quotient with new technology and a lighter-weight aluminum body. But the new Raptor is about to do something that it hasn’t done before, and that’s officially be sold in China.
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2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle is a Truck for the PoPo

2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle is a Truck for the PoPo
Many of the police officers you run across in rural settings will be driving SUVs or trucks. Additional ground clearance is very much needed in certain patrol areas in some parts of the country. To tackle these challenges, Ford has rolled out the 2016 F-150 Special Service Vehicle, which is the police version of the new aluminum bodied F-150 truck.
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Do You Really Want a Manual Transmission Pickup Truck?

Do You Really Want a Manual Transmission Pickup Truck?
Pickup trucks, whether they be heavy duty, regular duty, or midsize have advanced significantly over the past few years. Where they once just used to be a work tool with some nice features that you could live with everyday, they now are full-blown Mercedes-Benzes with a pickup truck bed attached.
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NSV 6×6 Toyota Land Cruiser Hauls 3 Tons of Arse

NSV 6×6 Toyota Land Cruiser Hauls 3 Tons of Arse
I’ve rather got a hankering to move to Colorado and start living the outdoor life away from the brutal Texas summer heat that locks all but the most outdoorsy inside for months at a time. To make this move, I want a truck that can take me off-roading.
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