Tag Archives: Pickup Truck

Ford Shelby F-150 Super Snake debuts with 750 horsepower

Disappointed by Ford's decision to skip a V-8 in favor of a boosted V-6 for its latest F-150 Raptor? If so, take solace in the knowledge that Shelby American is not only offering an F-150-based performance pickup truck equipped with a V-8, but one supercharged to the tune of 750 horsepower!...

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots

Chevrolet is already out testing prototypes for its next-generation Silverado 1500, though the new pickup will be more of an extensive update of the current model rather than a true redesign. The current Silverado 1500 was introduced for 2014, bringing with it General Motors' then-new K2XX...

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class spy shots

These are our latest spy shots of a prototype for a new mid-size pickup truck from Mercedes-Benz. (Earlier shots showed a test mule.) The truck will be called an X-Class and was previewed last fall by a concept of the same name. This isn't a lifestyle offering we're talking...

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5 ways the Chevy Colorado turns into a ZR2

There are high hopes for the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2. So high, in fact, that the automaker didn't mind if we jumped the truck repeatedly over a short-run trophy course. Would you consider doing the same with a bone stock Colorado? Perhaps, but we'd suggest a healthy cache of bumpers...

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The 2017 Ford Raptor merges AWD and 4WD

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor's off-road prowess isn't contested often and with good reason. Chevrolet thinks it has found a sweet spot with the 2017 Colorado ZR2—offering a shorter, lighter rock-crawling experience—but the Raptor remains king of the high-power off-road scene. Just ask Ken...

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Meet the F-150 Raptor’s big brother, the F-250 MegaRaptor

The new Ford Raptor is a wicked machine right from the factory. It has switched to a smaller displacement twin-turbocharged V-6 engine, but it makes more power than the V-8 versions before and it seems to be an all-around better truck. For some, perhaps, it's a bit on the small side. That sounds...

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Shaquille O’Neal now has a Ford F-650 pickup as his daily driver

A big guy needs a big truck. Simple math, really. Except, Shaquille O'Neal isn't your average big guy. He's pretty freaking tall by any standard. Measuring 7-foot-1-inch tall and weighing in at a few biscuits more than his 325-pound playing weight, Shaq was on the hunt for a new daily driver. He...

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Living with the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: the good and the bad

We've already flown across the sand, climbed dunes, and picked our way down steep hills like a mountain goat in the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. The truck proved to be up the off-road test, but then it should have been. This thing was designed and built to be a desert runner from the get go. Heck, a...

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Nismo mulls high-performance pickup for US

Nissan is finally getting serious about its in-house tuner Nismo. A week ago, Nissan announced the establishment of a new Nismo department focused specifically on road car development. The goal is to boost Nismo sales primarily through the expansion of the lineup. Around 15,000 Nismo models were...

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