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Storm the Beach in a 1940s VW Schwimmwagen

Storm the Beach in a 1940s VW Schwimmwagen
The Volkswagen Schwimmwagen not only has one of our favorite names for any vehicle ever produced, but was actually a pretty capable four-wheel drive amphibious vehicle as this video demonstrates. This Polish family loaded up their Schwimmwagen and went out for a drive eventually crossing the lake to storm the beach and some unsuspecting beachgoers.
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Red Bull Frozen Rush: Extended Footage

Red Bull Frozen Rush: Extended Footage
Last month, Red Bull put together Frozen Rush, an awesome event in which truck drivers raced powerful 900 horsepower Pro4 trucks across the snow-covered mountains of Maine. The team recently released this short documentary which includes additional footage of the race, along with a breakdown of the race winners and conversations with the drivers.
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ATON IMPULSE VIKING Off-Road Amphibious Vehicle

ATON IMPULSE VIKING Off-Road Amphibious Vehicle
The ATON IMPULSE VIKING-2992 is a Russian built (of course) off road amphibious vehicle that is quite possibly without equal. We don’t know if the company building them still exists or whether these are still possible to find, but ATON IMPULSE claims they sold a number of vehicles in the 2009-2010 timeframe.
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1976 Steyr-Puch Pinzgauer 710K for Sale on eBay

1976 Steyr-Puch Pinzgauer 710K for Sale on eBay
Be the king of the next snowstorm with this 1976 Steyr-Puch Pinzgauer 710K available now on eBay with a Buy It Now price of $17,500. This four-cylinder four-wheel drive truck was once proudly serving in the Swiss Army and has reported mileage of just 30,285 miles.
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Red Bull Frozen Rush 2014: 900hp Snow Racing

Red Bull Frozen Rush 2014: 900hp Snow Racing
The inaugural Red Bull Frozen Rush event took place on the snowy mountainside of Maine’s Sunday River resort. With eight 900 horsepower Pro4 trucks competing on a figure-eight course with a steep climb, lots of snow, and even a cross-over jump, the racing was intense, to say the least. Each head-to-head race consisted of two laps on two courses that cross over.
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Ken Block’s Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX

Ken Block’s Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX
We just came back from the Detroit Auto Show a few days back, and the 2014 Ford F-150 was one of the darlings of the show. And while the new F-150 has tons of improvements, most of them are in the way the vehicle is constructed and its technologies.
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Track N Go Converts Trucks into Tanks

Track N Go Converts Trucks into Tanks
If you find yourself stuck in the snow, you know that even the best winter tires or chains aren’t necessarily going to bail you out of the deepest banks. Enter Track N Go, a modification kit that lets you turn everyday pickup trucks into snow-eating tanks in less than 15 minutes.
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Top 5 Reveals at the 2014 NAIAS in Detroit

Top 5 Reveals at the 2014 NAIAS in Detroit
This year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit gave us some terrific new cars, some that surprised us completely and some that we knew were going to be revealed at the show. We sat down and looked at all the vehicles that were unveiled at the show and chose our top five favorite cars that debuted at the show.
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The Ice Truck

The Ice Truck
While we’ve seen a model of a Porsche sculpted from ice, the guys at Canadian Tire have done them about 1,000 times better by building an actual truck out of ice. Yes, what you’re looking at here is a fully-functional pickup truck created from blocks of ice.
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Litvina 6WD Truck Goes from Land to Water

Litvina 6WD Truck Goes from Land to Water
This incredible all-terrain vehicle from Belarus outfit Litvina is capable of taking on just about any terrain you can throw at it. In the videos here, you can see it conquer deep snow, muddy off-road environments, and even propel itself like a boat through the water – though only at speeds of about 2mph. We suppose those giant tires have something to do with its ability to negotiate such obstacles.
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Toyota All Speed Dakar HiLux

Toyota All Speed Dakar HiLux
Championship driver Giniel De Villiers shows off his freshly-prepped Toyota HiLux truck his team will be racing at the 2014 Dakar Rally. This very special truck not only has what it takes to take on the punishing South American course, it finally has a very important upgrade for its driver and co-driver – air conditioning.
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2015 GMC Yukon & Yukon Denali

2015 GMC Yukon & Yukon Denali
It’s amazing what a new grille design can do to improve the aesthetics of a vehicle. Case in point: the 2015 GMC Yukon. By increasing the height and width of its chrome-accented grille, its new models look dramatically more desirable on approach than its last-gen variants.
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Volvo Trucks Live Test Stunt Series

Volvo Trucks Live Test Stunt Series
We can’t think of any vehicle less thrilling than a Volvo industrial truck. Volvo Trucks recognized this marketing challenge and decided to do something about it. In order to get people excited about these otherwise solid but boring utilitarian vehicles, they set out to create a series of stunts involving their trucks to show off various attributes of the vehicles.
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Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG vs. G63 AMG 6×6

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG vs. G63 AMG 6×6
The 9,000+ pound, $575,000+ Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is a totally over-the-the top ride clearly designed for rich oil barons in the deserts of the Middle East. But is it really worth the $400,000 premium over and above the already impressive G63 AMG 4×4?
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AEV 2013 Brute Double Cab Filson Edition

AEV 2013 Brute Double Cab Filson Edition
This highly specialized build of American Expedition Vehicles’ custom Brute double-cab Jeep is designed to handle the most rugged of terrains. Under the hood, it’s powered by a 475hp 6.4L V8 Hemi, which provides tons of torque to its 35″ mud tires.
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