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Brabus G500 4×4 Is a Sexy 500hp Off-road Beast

Brabus G500 4×4 Is a Sexy 500hp Off-road Beast
Brabus has pulled the wraps off its latest customized Mercedes off-roader. It’s called the Brabus G500, and it’s based on the boxy Mercedes-Benz G series wagon. In Brabus form, the 4×4 produces 500 hp and 523 lb-ft.
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Renault Alaskan Concept Takes on Small Pickup Market

Renault Alaskan Concept Takes on Small Pickup Market
Some of my favorite concept cars aren’t cars at all – they’re trucks. Case in point, the recently revealed Hyundai Santa Cruz, which melds modern crossover sensibilities with the utility of a small pickup. The design was so well received that Hyundai may put it into production.
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Roush Ford F-150 Adds Suspension and Cosmetic Upgrades

Roush Ford F-150 Adds Suspension and Cosmetic Upgrades
Roush Performance is a company known for racing cars in several pro series, and making modified Mustangs that you can get at Ford dealers with lots more power than stock. Roush sometimes turns its attention to trucks like the 2015 Ford F-150. If you were hoping for a big supercharger under the hood, sadly the Roush F-150 has stock power. 
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Jeep Wrangler Truck in the Works?

Jeep Wrangler Truck in the Works?
Way back in the day, Jeep made a couple of different trucks that you don’t see many of today, like the Gladiator and the Comanche. Both of those trucks were discontinued long ago, but word is that Jeep may be bringing a new truck to market.
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Land Rover Tech Lets You See Through Trailers

Land Rover Tech Lets You See Through Trailers
Land Rover has developed a cool bit of tech that will help people towing a trailer to see what is going on behind them. Anyone who has ever towed something with their vehicle knows how bad the blind spots it creates can be.
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U.S. Military Humvee Replacement Announced

U.S. Military Humvee Replacement Announced
A company called Oshkosh Defense is now tasked with building the replacement for the aging fleet of Humvee vehicles that the U.S. military has in use today. The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle or JTLV was chosen recently after a three-year investigation phase.
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Rabbit Ruins Ride for NASCAR Trucks

Rabbit Ruins Ride for NASCAR Trucks
It’s one of my favorite scenes from any movie – when the razor-toothed flying rabbit rips apart a bunch of knights in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. And that’s exactly what I was thinking was going to happen when I watched this video of a wily hare that managed to stop a NASCAR Truck series practice the other day at Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Watch the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Go Off-Road

Watch the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Go Off-Road
We still have to wait about a year before we can get behind the wheel of the rugged new aluminum-bodied F-150 Raptor. But Ford is already knee and waist-deep in mud testing out prototypes of their flagship performance truck.
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First Drive Review: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD

First Drive Review: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD
Toyota has been making some of the most durable and off-road worthy pickup trucks for as long as I can remember. The truck I think is at the sweet spot of their product line is the Tacoma.
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Ford Reveals 2015 F-15 Has Hidden Sport Mode

Ford Reveals 2015 F-15 Has Hidden Sport Mode
For several model years, Ford has included a mode on the Mustang that changes how the car feels and performs. The company has announced a similar Sport mode is now available on the 2015 F-150. It’s unclear, but it seems that the feature was always there and just hadn’t been officially announced.
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Chevy Colorado Z71 Trail Boss and Midnight Editions

Chevy Colorado Z71 Trail Boss and Midnight Editions
If you are in the market for a mid-size truck, one of the best new offerings is the Chevy Colorado. That truck comes in a variety of models and configurations. Chevrolet has confirmed the pending launch of two new special editions of the Colorado.
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600-hp Road Racing Truck Tears up Newfoundland

600-hp Road Racing Truck Tears up Newfoundland
I’m not much of a truck guy, but for lot of folks, cars don’t exist. If you happen to be a serious truck guy, but also a serious road racer, something like this crazy GMC truck is what you end up with.
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Daimler Close to Testing Autonomous Big Rigs

Daimler Close to Testing Autonomous Big Rigs
If the thought of autonomous cars the size of giant cereal boxes alarms you, then stay out of Germany. Daimler announced that very soon they will be testing their autonomous 18-wheelers on Teutonic roads with the hopes of an actual product application within the next two years.
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2015 Ford F-150 Extended Cab Not as Safe as 4-door Version

2015 Ford F-150 Extended Cab Not as Safe as 4-door Version
Ford cornered the market on aluminum for its 2015 F-150, leaving its competition having to make fun of the strength of aluminum until they can roll out their own aluminum bodied trucks. According to recent tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew four-door truck did very well in the newer small overlap crash test earning a “good” rating and offering lot of protection for driver and passenger.
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Big Rig Soars 166-feet to Set World Record

Big Rig Soars 166-feet to Set World Record
The big rigs that I see rolling the highways in my part of the world are always pulling trailers and moving slowly. It’s hard to think about one of these trucks moving that fast, much less jumping like the General Lee.
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