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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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Chevy Announces 2016 Colorado Diesel Pricing

Chevy Announces 2016 Colorado Diesel Pricing
Back in June, we learned that Chevrolet had plans to cram a small 2.8-liter diesel engine under the hood of its Colorado mid-size truck. The goal for the diesel in the Colorado was better fuel economy and towing power.
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Ford F-150 Limited Gets All of the Luxury

Ford F-150 Limited Gets All of the Luxury
If you have ever climbed inside one of the later model Ford F-150 Platinum or King Ranch trucks, you know that those are some very luxurious rides. Ford wasn’t content with those trucks being top of the line, so it has announced an even more luxurious and comfortable truck called the F-150 Limited.
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Japan Has an All RAM Van Racing Series

Japan Has an All RAM Van Racing Series
There are plenty of single-brand racing series around the world. Lamborghini has one and the largest is the Spec Miata racing that takes place all around the world. In Japan, a group of racers gets together to prove that you can race just about anything, including boxy vans.
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Gurkha RPV Civilian Edition is Street Legal and Wide as a Lane

Gurkha RPV Civilian Edition is Street Legal and Wide as a Lane
If the Terradyne Gurkha looks familiar, you may recall the massive 4×4 vehicle as the ride Hobbs drove in parts of Fast 5. The vehicle makes the notoriously large Hummer H1 Alpha look small and meek by comparison.
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Chevy Outs 2016 Silverado 1500

Chevy Outs 2016 Silverado 1500
While Chevrolet has yet to reveal all of the details for the next generation of its popular pickup truck, they have shared some initial details on what we can expect when the 2016 Silverado drops later this year.
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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Completes Initial Desert Testing

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Completes Initial Desert Testing
When Ford first introduced its F-150 Raptor truck, it was clear that this wasn’t just a truck aimed at rock crawling or mudding. Thanks to its power, the Raptor can offer impressive performance just about anywhere – even in the loose sand of the desert.
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