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Targa Topped Red Marlboro GMC Syclone for Sale

Targa Topped Red Marlboro GMC Syclone for Sale
Back in the early ’90s one of the coolest vehicles that GMC had ever produced, and perhaps ever has produced, was the Syclone truck. At first glance, the black truck appeared to be nothing more than your common lowered Sonoma mini truck popular in the day.
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Chicken Tax Repeal Could Bring Cool Import Trucks to U.S.

Chicken Tax Repeal Could Bring Cool Import Trucks to U.S.
One of the things I like to do when I am watching movies or TV shows that are based in other countries is look for cool cars and trucks that we don’t get here in the states.
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Hennessey F-250 Velociraptor: A Real Monster Truck

Hennessey F-250 Velociraptor: A Real Monster Truck
It appears that Hennessey’s vehicular onslaught isn’t nearly slowing down. They’ve just pulled the wraps off the the bigger brother to the F-150 VelociRaptor 600. Known as the F-250 VelociRaptor, it’s based on Ford’s behemoth F-250 Lariat pickup truck but with an SUV body.
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Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Truck Gets 900 lb-ft. of Torque

Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Truck Gets 900 lb-ft. of Torque
For 2016 Ram didn’t think 865 lb-ft. of torque was enough, so for 2016, they are rounding it out to an even 900 lb-ft. in their 3500 Heavy Duty beast of burden. The 385 horsepower monster drives its twist to all four wheels, and the increase is thanks to better fuel delivery and the forced induction magic of turbocharging.
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Ford Tames Raptors with Jurassic World Parody

Ford Tames Raptors with Jurassic World Parody
Chris Pratt’s velociraptor-taming pose in Jurassic World has become a popular Internet meme, with real zookeepers even joining in the fun, assuming the same pose in front of their animals. But I think Ford’s parody of the scene is the best one yet, as their zookeeper tames some F-150 Raptor pickups instead of the prehistoric kind.
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Ford F-150 Halo Sandcat is Master Chief’s Daily Driver

Ford F-150 Halo Sandcat is Master Chief’s Daily Driver
You gotta figure that Master Chief can’t always be on duty, he has to have some off time from blowing away the Covenant. I don’t think he would ride around in a taxi, he would need something awesome to drive around.
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For $125,000 Get Your Own Mini Monster Truck

For $125,000 Get Your Own Mini Monster Truck
When my daughter was three, I bought her a pink Power Wheels Mustang for Christmas. She literally drove the wheels off it three times until she couldn’t fit behind the wheel any more. When she was in that thing, you had better have your eyes open and be on alert.
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Chevy Aims for 30 mpg with Diesel Colorado

Chevy Aims for 30 mpg with Diesel Colorado
One of the main reasons why mid-size trucks all but disappeared for a while is that they overlap so much with full-size trucks in price and capability. There was also little or no fuel economy difference between mid-size and full-size trucks and for those reason most people just bought full-size.
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Jet Truck Test Firing Causes Emergency False Alarm

Jet Truck Test Firing Causes Emergency False Alarm
One of the coolest things I ever saw as a kid happened at an air show my parents took me to. It was cool enough to see the Blue Angels flying overhead, but at intermission, the show had a big semi truck that was powered by jet engines.
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2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Pricing Announced

2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Pricing Announced
It’s shocking to me each time I look at the prices of trucks today. I remember back in the day when if you didn’t have much money and needed cheap transportation you bought a pickup truck.
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A Monster Truck for the Upper Crust

A Monster Truck for the Upper Crust
If a monster truck just ain’t monstrous for enough for you, then I have an incredible monstrosity you may want to consider. But it’s going to cost you. Built by the bad boys from Big Toyz Racing, it’s nicknamed the Sin City Hustler and it’s being called “the world’s first million dollar luxury monstertruck.”
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Ford F-150 Frame Shortage Slows Production

Ford F-150 Frame Shortage Slows Production
There may have been a question in some people’s minds as to how the all-new aluminum bodied F-150 would be received by buyers when it was first announced. Now that the truck is on the market, buyers are clamoring for it and Ford has run into a slowdown that might affect its ability to meet demand.
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Insane Driver Uses Flimsy Boards to Load Truck onto Ship

Insane Driver Uses Flimsy Boards to Load Truck onto Ship
I once bought a turbocharged spec Miata racecar, and when I showed up with my trailer to pick it up, I quickly found that the car was much too low to actually make it up my trailer ramps.
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Ken Block Tears up Utah in his RaptorTRAX

Ken Block Tears up Utah in his RaptorTRAX
Back in January, Ken Block gave us the a look at his ultimate snow vehicle in the form of a Ford Raptor truck with tank treads instead of wheels at each corner. The truck is called the RaptorTRAX and it is awesome.
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Shelby Baja 700 Ford F-150 Raptor

Shelby Baja 700 Ford F-150 Raptor
As if you couldn’t already get your 2x4s home faster than everyone else, Shelby American took the current-gen (2011-2014) Raptor and bumped up its F-150 SVT’s power like Vladimir Putin rides horses, with utter abandon. From the factory, the Ford F-150 Raptor made enough power to soil your dungarees with its four-wheel driven 411 hp, and the Shelby Version made even more at 575.
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