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Twisted Alpine Edition Land Rover Defender

Twisted Alpine Edition Land Rover Defender
UK tuners Twisted Performance create this very special Land Rover Defender that’s been decked out with all kinds of visual, performance and space improvements. In its top-of-the-line Alpine 110 configuration, the vehicle has been stretched to a long wheelbase five-passenger configuration, and bestowed with Twisted’s P10+ performance kit, and sport suspension.
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Mercedes-Benz 300TD El Camino

Mercedes-Benz 300TD El Camino
There’s nothing too thrilling about an old 1979 Mercedes-Benz 300 series, and the Chevy El Camino was a “classic” for all the wrong reasons. But put them together, and you get an epic vehicle like no other.
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Best in the Desert: Vegas to Reno with Nick Woodman

Best in the Desert: Vegas to Reno with Nick Woodman
(NSFW: Language) In this adrenaline-filled video, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman jumps into the Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race. The crew is still working on the vehicle as it pulls into the event start in Las Vegas the night before.
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Ford F-150 Hunter Edition by Carlex Design

Ford F-150 Hunter Edition by Carlex Design
The best-selling Ford F-150 is known for its utility, not so much for its styling. But in the case of this one truck that’s had its interior revamped by Carlex Design, it’s nicer than most luxury vehicles on the inside now.
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Semi Truck Gymkhana with Mike Ryan

Semi Truck Gymkhana with Mike Ryan
Stunt driver and Pikes Peak champ Mike Ryan gets behind the wheel of 2500 horsepower super-turbo Freightliner semi to pull off an epic series of stunts. In the clip, Mike takes on driver Daniel Leavitt and numerous other obstacles in a maze of shipping containers at the Long Beach harbor.
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History of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog

History of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog
After World War II, Germany was looking to make itself into a more agricultural economy and a Daimler-Benz engineer named Albert Friedrich began to design a all purpose vehicle for use on a farm. The first designs for Friedrich’s Unimog date back to late 1945 and first production by Daimler-Benz began in 1951, with the Mercedes star added in 1953.
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Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck for Sale

Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck for Sale
Those looking for a truck with a difference will want to check out this one-of-a-kind 2010 Toyota Tacoma Concept that was outfitted to handle the most challenging driving conditions on Earth. The 4×4 was used on Discovery’s World’s Toughest Drive, and it took nearly two years to plan out and equip the truck for its dangerous polar missions. 
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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.
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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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