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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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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.
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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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Ghe-O Motors Rescue Off-Road Vehicle

Ghe-O Motors Rescue Off-Road Vehicle
This awesome Ghe-O Motors Rescue may be just what you need if you need to fight fires or rescue campers at the top of a mountain. The Romanian company borrows ideas from the world of off-road racing and applies them to building what it considers to be the best, most capable specialty off-road vehicles available anywhere.
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Impressive Rollover Recovery

Impressive Rollover Recovery
Driver Robby “Channel Orange” Gordon was hooning about in his truck during a Stadium Super Trucks race at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, when he landed a jump badly and his truck rolled over. Incredibly, he landed right back on his wheels and kept driving.
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Arctic Trucks Custom Toyota Hilux 6×6

Arctic Trucks Custom Toyota Hilux 6×6
The Willis Resilience Expedition is an effort led by 19-year-old Park Liautaud to break the world record for skiing across Antarctica from the coast to the South Pole. The official truck for the expedition will be a customized Toyota Hilux 6×6 built by Arctic Trucks.
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Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6
Front-wheel drives, rear-wheel drives and 4-wheel drives cower in the presence of Mercedes’ AMG badged G-class hypertruck – which not only sports 6-wheel drive, but has a ginormous 544 horsepower, 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 under the hood.
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