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Is the Ford Ranger Raptor Really Happening?

Is the Ford Ranger Raptor Really Happening?
For fans of small trucks, the Ford Ranger has been a go-to for decades, starting with the F-Series truck in 1985 and then finally earning the title Ranger in 1982. It stayed on the market until 2012 here in the US.
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Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle
During the recent SEMA 2017 show, Hennessey Performance announced an epic new truck – the $349,000 VelociRaptor 6×6. This truck is a heavily modified version of the new Ford F-150 Raptor. The modifications include heavy duty 20″ off-road wheels and tires, custom bumpers, LED lights, and most notably a duo of axles in back. Hennessey says that the 6×6 gains performance in sand and mud compared to the normal 4×4 truck.
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2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport Has a Serious Case of the Blues

2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport Has a Serious Case of the Blues
The latest edition of the Ram 1500 pickup line comes in an absolutely fantastic new color scheme, called “Hydro Blue.” Based on the Ram 1500 Sport package, the truck features a monochromatic electric blue pearlcoat paint which appears not only on the body, but on almost all of the body trim. Beyond the matching blue grille, bumpers, and mirrors, there are just a handful of black accents which help to provide contrast and depth, including a black billet grille, black RAM logos, black projector lamps, and black racing stripes on the hood.
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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Review: Taking it to Redline

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Review: Taking it to Redline
Jumping from the rugged Chevy Colorado ZR2 into the far larger and refined Silverado 1500 Z71 Redline was a wise decision. Although both trucks are quite different from one another in a myriad of ways, a line of GM comparisons and contrasts between the two demands to be drawn.
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2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Review: Impulsive Pickup Truck Tracks

2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Review: Impulsive Pickup Truck Tracks
Truck buying trends have kicked into high gear in recent years, and as automotive enthusiasts we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. From TRD Pro Tacomas and the mighty Nissan Titan, to air-ride-equipped RAM 1500 Night Editions and the carnivorous Raptor, there is a lot to like on the market nowadays.
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Rugged Ridge Custom Jeep Wrangler Review: Mud-covered Mango Mania

Rugged Ridge Custom Jeep Wrangler Review: Mud-covered Mango Mania
The custom Jeep craze in America has created a peculiar conundrum. On one hand, numerous aftermarket companies are creating kick-ass parts, and if you venture out to Moab, Utah chances are you will see these components being put to good use.
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2018 Shelby Raptor Gives the Angry Truck Another 75 Horses

2018 Shelby Raptor Gives the Angry Truck Another 75 Horses
The current generation Ford F-150 Raptor is already an amazing off-road performance truck. But as Shelby has been known to do, they couldn’t just leave things there, and decided to amp the Raptor up even more.
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2018 Ford Ranger Raptor Surfaces Down Under

2018 Ford Ranger Raptor Surfaces Down Under
The U.S.-bound revival of the Ranger pickup truck is one of the most hotly anticipated Ford vehicles in recent history. Now it seems as if maybe we’ll be getting something even better – a Raptor version of the Ranger.
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Rare, Low Mileage International MXT 4×4 Truck for Sale

Rare, Low Mileage International MXT 4×4 Truck for Sale
It’s not often that I stumble onto a vehicle I’ve never heard of. Apparently, back in 2008, long-haul truck maker International made a heavy duty 4×4 pickup like no other. The MXT (“Most eXtreme Truck”) was made for just a single year, and just 1,500 were ever built.
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5 Things You Need to Know About the New 2018 Ford F-150

5 Things You Need to Know About the New 2018 Ford F-150
Ford is celebrating 100 years of pickup trucks this summer, and to memorialize this momentous occasion The Blue Oval has rolled out a series of updated F-150 offerings that demand to be discussed. For 40 consecutive years, the F-150 has been the best-selling truck in America, with 35 straight years of that earmarking it as the best-selling vehicle in the market… period. It’s hard to believe how far we’ve come.
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Get up Close and Personal with the Ford Raptor’s Suspension

Get up Close and Personal with the Ford Raptor’s Suspension
The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is a truly impressive off-road truck. One of the most critical components to its capabilities are its Fox Racing dampers. These shocks offer up an astounding 13″ of travel up front, and 13.9″
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Jeep Renegade Turned into a Mini Comanche Pickup Truck

Jeep Renegade Turned into a Mini Comanche Pickup Truck
I’m a big fan of the current Jeep Renegade. It’s a spunky little SUV with distinctively Jeep looks, and it’s surprisingly capable off-road – especially in Trailhawk form. But one thing the Renegade is not is a Comanche – at least not until now.
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Ford F-150 Police Responder Is a Pursuit-rated Pickup Truck

Ford F-150 Police Responder Is a Pursuit-rated Pickup Truck
Ford has unveiled a new version of the F-150 truck made specifically for police responders. The truck is based on the F-150 FX4 and is called the F-150 Police Responder. Ford says that the truck is built specifically with pursuits in mind, and is equipped with a special police brake system with upgraded calipers and friction materials. It has all-terrain tires, 18-inch wheels, and a special interior with cloth front seats with anti-stab panels, as well as a vinyl rear with an easy to clean floor.
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Custom Ford F-22 Raptor F-150 to be Auctioned for Charity

Custom Ford F-22 Raptor F-150 to be Auctioned for Charity
Ford has donated lots of cars over the years to the Experimental Aircraft Association(EAA). The proceeds from the sale of these cool cars have gone to help entice young pilots to learn to fly. This year, rather than donating a Mustang, Ford has given the EAA a one of a kind Ford Raptor truck. The truck takes styling cues from the F-22 Raptor fighter jet, and was designed by Ford Performance and Design Manager Melvin Betancourt.
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Ram Sport Trucks Refreshed for 2018

Ram Sport Trucks Refreshed for 2018
Not long ago, we talked about the new super luxury trim Ram Tungsten edition truck. If you want a new truck, but fancy leather interiors aren’t your thing, Ram is also getting a refreshed Ram 1500 Sport and refreshed 1500 Big Horn and Lone Star Black edition.
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