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2015 Ford Falcon Ute

2015 Ford Falcon Ute
Thanks to the Ford Falcon, Australia has one of the more impressive and powerful Fords on the roads today. And since people apparently have to haul around a lot of stuff down under, they’ve got an updated pickup/utility variant coming for 2015 as well – looking decidedly better than the outgoing model, thanks to a completely overhauled front-end.
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Toyota Urban Utility (U2) Concept Car

Toyota Urban Utility (U2) Concept Car
Toyota’s Urban Utility (U2) Concept was revealed at a private panel discussion hosted by Make: magazine in San Francisco. With a nod to the do-it-yourself maker world, the vehicle is designed to address the needs of the urban, entrepreneurial demographic, which was done with input from Maker Faire participants and through Toyota’s own internal research.
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Heavily Modded Buick Encore Ready for Dakar

Heavily Modded Buick Encore Ready for Dakar
One’s mind doesn’t immediately go to the Buick Encore when considering a rugged off-road vehicle to participate in a brutal race like the Dakar Rally, but that’s what Buick is doing under their European brand, Opel.
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Chevy Colorado Sand Sculpture

Chevy Colorado Sand Sculpture
To promote its all-new mid-size 2015 Colorado pickup truck, Chevrolet commissioned sculptors to replicate the vehicle using sand. All told, it took the team about five days and over 75,000 pounds of sand to create the beach bound pickup during the 2014 U.S.
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Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Gets Re-released in Japan

Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Gets Re-released in Japan
The rugged and iconic Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series went out of release in Japan in 2004, but apparently there’s been enough demand for the 4×4 that Toyota will be bringing back the truck in limited quantities to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
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LORYC Revealing Two New Retro Electrics in 2015

LORYC Revealing Two New Retro Electrics in 2015
When we think of electric cars, we typically picture modern cars with design and technology to match the vehicle’s futuristic drivetrains. But LORYC, an auto manufacturer based in Mallorca which began operations back in 1919, is looking to revive its name with the upcoming release of two electric vehicles that are anything but modern.
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Range Rover Sport Truck Concept

Range Rover Sport Truck Concept
When he posted these images to his site today, automotive manipulator Theophilus Chin wrote: “I have no word to describe this set of renderings. I don’t even know if I like them. Actually I think I like them.
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ICON BR Bronco #12: Even Better than the First 11

ICON BR Bronco #12: Even Better than the First 11
Under the guiding hand of the talented Jonathan Ward, ICON is known for some amazing restomods of classic 4X4s, including the classic Ford Bronco. And while they’ve already made eleven of their ICON BR, every time we see one, we’re impressed.
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Starwood Motors Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Starwood Motors Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
We’ve featured a number of Jeeps tricked out by Starwood Motors, but we’re particularly enamored of this orange and black build of their Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. In addition to its luscious orange paintjob, this 4×4 has been outfitted with contrasting body accents including black fender flares, black door handles, black mirrors, and black front and rear bumpers, and smoked-out headlamps.
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“RockZilla” Started Life as a Ford Excursion

“RockZilla” Started Life as a Ford Excursion
Like to drive off-road, but don’t want to do it in your everyday SUV or pickup truck? Want to hit the dunes, but don’t want to buy a dedicated sand buggy? Look no further than RockZilla, an insane V-10 powered 4×4 that eats mud for breakfast, sand for lunch, and rocks for dinner.
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Dartz Prombron Armored SUVs

Dartz Prombron Armored SUVs
This Latvian vehicle is like a Hummer on steroids. Designed with the wealthiest and most ostentatious of sorts in mind, this over-the-top SUV even made an appearance in the Sacha Baron Cohen movie, The Dictator. In goldtone chrome, no less.
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Stunt Driving a Vauxhall Vivaro Van

Stunt Driving a Vauxhall Vivaro Van
Paul Swift is known for his incredible precision stunt driving skills. However, he’s performing his tricks in sports cars. But for this promotional stunt for UK automaker Vauxhall, Swift was handed the keys to an unlikely vehicle – a light commercial utility van called the Vivaro.
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Audi e-Truc Pickup Truck Concept

Audi e-Truc Pickup Truck Concept
Self-described “automotive manipulator” Theophilus Chin seems to have an obsession with turning everyday cars into pickup trucks – a la the Chevy El Camino and Subaru BRAT. This time, Theo has taken the sporty little Audi TT and turned it into a pickup.
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Devolro Diablo Custom Toyota Tundra 4×4

Devolro Diablo Custom Toyota Tundra 4×4
Devolro Performance Cars Studio attacks the Toyota Tundra and applies some awesome aftermarket customizations to make its Diablo 4×4 pickup. The list of changes to the standard Tundra are long, and you can customize it the way you like, but any way you go you’re sure to get noticed on the roads and on the trails.
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VW Bringing Amarok Power Disco to Wörthersee

VW Bringing Amarok Power Disco to Wörthersee
Auto enthusiasts and performance car fans head to Austria each May to attend Wörthersee, and Volkswagen is bringing the party with a 5,000 watt mobile disco. Repurposing the Amarok Power Concept pickup truck, VW transformed the bed of the truck into a mobile disc jockey setup complete with a XONE:92 Allen & Heath DJ Mixer, a Pioneer CDJ-900NXS DJ Multiplayer, a pair of Void Acoustics Impulse 3t speakers and a Stasys Xair subwoofer.
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