Tag Archives: Pickup Trucks

Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford F-150 is your 758-horsepower workhorse

Hennessey Performance Engineering is back with another madly modified creation. This time it's a Ford F-150 that's been dialed up to produce 758 horsepower. The hypercar builder and tuner revealed the 2019 Heritage Edition Ford F-150 this week and announced that the modifications can be applied to any 2018 or 2019 F-150 equipped with a 5.0-liter V-8. The...

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Tuner proposes Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6×6 pickup

Mercedes-Benz may no longer be building 6x6 versions of its G-Class, but there's a company out there that could soon offer a similar conversion for the German automaker's X-Class pickup truck sold overseas. The company is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, and it's already offering some wild upgrades for the X-Class. A...

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Into the muck: A day with the 2019 Toyota TRD Pro off-roaders

It's probably cold down here in the bottom of a disused quarry, with the wind howling and rain approaching Biblical. I can't say for sure, but I turn up the 2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro's seat heater anyway. The trail guide yelling through the wind at me from the top of a slick, rock strewn hill is drenched, but he's determined to get...

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Chevy Silverado-based Hennessey Goliath 6×6 revealed with 705 horsepower

For Hennessey Performance Engineering faithful that couldn't swallow the idea of owning a Ford-based Velociraptor, the Goliath 6x6 has arrived. It's based on the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and like the F-150 based pickup, it's powerful, off-road ready, and utterly bonkers. Hennessey revealed the Goliath 6x6 on Tuesday and said the package builds upon...

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Supercharged Roush F-150 delivers off-road performance envy

Roush is ready to deliver serious power to the Ford F-150. The Blue Oval brand-focused tune unleashed on Tuesday a supercharged pickup dubbed the F-150 SC. Lift the hood and you'll spy Ford's 5.0-liter V-8 engine. Sitting atop it is a TVS R2650 Eaton supercharger and that pushes the engine output up to 650 horsepower and 610 pound-feet of torque. The truck...

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2018 Ram 2500 Power Wagon receives Mojave Sand package

There's a new generation of the Ram 2500 on the way but the current one still has plenty of life left in it, especially if you opt for the off-road-oriented Power Wagon. Fiat Chrysler's truck brand on Tuesday announced that the 2500 Power Wagon will feature a Mojave Sand package for 2018. But it will only be offered in the fourth quarter of 2018, and just...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor’s new Trail Control is ideal for rock crawling

Ford's F-150 Raptor receives significant updates for 2019. No, there isn't a new V-8 option. Instead, the updates have centered on improving the truck's off-road credentials. Among them is a feature called Trail Control that Ford likens to a cruise control system for off-roading. When hitting challenging terrain, Trail Control automatically adjusts power...

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2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison debuts with extra off-road gear

Chevrolet on Thursday unveiled another off-road-focused pickup and it wears the Colorado ZR2 Bison name. Previewed by the Colorado ZR2 AEV concept unveiled at the 2017 SEMA show, the Colorado ZR2 Bison starts off as a run-of-the-mill Colorado ZR2, an already credible off-roader, and builds upon this with extra protective gear to make the mid-size pickup...

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PaxPower is building the modern V-8 Ford Raptor you know you want

The Ford F-150 Raptor is a capable, powerful, and all-around awesome machine straight from the factory. You could pick one up at the dealership and head straight to Baja. Still, plenty of folks miss the noise from the prior version, which was fitted with a V-8 engine. PaxPower is clawing out its own niche market to appeal to those people by turning V-8...

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Patent reveals potential US-spec Ford Ranger Raptor

New clues have emerged pointing to the possible launch of the Ford Ranger Raptor in the United States. A design patent depicting a Ranger Raptor with features unique to Rangers destined for the U.S. has surfaced on a patent registry in Australia where the mid-size pickup truck was developed. The design patent, which was discovered by the Ranger5G forum...

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