Tag Archives: Pickup Truck

Ford F-150 and Expedition getting powertrain upgrades

Ford today announced a series of engine upgrades for the 2018 F-150 and Expedition, and they are all designed to improve both power and fuel economy. Highlighting the changes is the addition of port injection on top of the already existing direct injection to several engines, expanded use of the...

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2019 Ford Ranger spy shots

Ford's bringing back the Ranger for the 2019 model year, and a prototype for the new mid-size pickup truck has just been spotted. The photo, and others like it, was posted by CarAdvice and comes just a day after we saw photos of a high-performance off-road variant tipped to use the Raptor...

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Potential 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor spied

A new generation of the Ford Ranger returns to the United States as a 2019 model, and it may just offer a high-performance variant bearing the Raptor name. Prototypes for the new Ranger are being tested in Australia where the local Ford division has been tasked with development of the vehicle's T6...

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Icon builds a perfect retro-modern 1965 Ford F-250

There is a 1965 Ford F100 in my garage. I've owned it for a few years, performed a few mechanical fixes and upgrades over the years, and I love my truck. It's a good "ten footer" and a pleasure to take on cruises. Jonathan Ward of Icon doesn't build "ten footers." He builds amazing machines to his...

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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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