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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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Chevy Unveils 2016 Silverado Rally Edition

Chevy Unveils 2016 Silverado Rally Edition
Chevrolet unveiled a new special edition of the Silverado truck at a recent NASCAR race at the Texas Motor Speedway. The special edition truck is called the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Rally Edition and it is essentially the same Silverado we are used to with some stripes and new wheels.
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Review: 2016 Ram 1500 Rebel

Review: 2016 Ram 1500 Rebel
When Ram Trucks debuted the Ram Rebel at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, people were a bit confused on what the truck’s competition was. Ram made it quite clear that it was not designed to be a Ford Raptor competitor.
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Ford Super Duty Dyno Simulates Mountain Driving Anywhere

Ford Super Duty Dyno Simulates Mountain Driving Anywhere
When it comes to trucks and other rugged vehicles, it’s important to test that they can handle the strain and stress of driving over steep hills and mountains, especially under load. But it’s not always practical for automakers to head out the mountains to conduct the volume of tests they must perform.
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Custom Nissan Navara is Part Truck, Part GT-R

Custom Nissan Navara is Part Truck, Part GT-R
I was never the fan of the old El Camino. I mean if you want a truck, buy a truck. Don’t get some weird monstrosity with a car front end and a truck bed out back.
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2016 Ford F-150 MVP Edition is a Kansas City Exclusive

2016 Ford F-150 MVP Edition is a Kansas City Exclusive
If you are a fan of Major League Baseball and your team happens to be the World Series winning Kansas City Royals, here’s a special edition F-150 truck you might want to check out. The 2016 F-150 MVP Edition is based on the F-150 XLT and is offered only in Oxford White or Blue Flame colors.
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Chevrolet Colorado Shoreline Special Edition

Chevrolet Colorado Shoreline Special Edition
Chevrolet has unveiled a special edition of its Colorado mid-size truck aimed directly at LA. California is the biggest mid-size truck market in the country, so that only makes sense. The truck is called the Colorado Shoreline and it comes with a special accessory package that sets it apart from the rest.
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