Tag Archives: Pickup Trucks

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor sees price hikes

Ford was definitely onto a good thing when it launched the original F-150 SVT Raptor almost a decade ago. The desert-racing pickup truck is now into its second generation and it's priced quite a bit higher than the original. Per Cars Direct, Ford's latest order guides for the 2018 F-150 range reveals a starting price of $52,170 for the Raptor Super Cab and...

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HSV studying Chevy Colorado-based Ranger Raptor rival

Australia's HSV is currently studying a tuned version of the Holden Colorado pickup truck, sold here with a Chevrolet badge, to challenge Ford's Ranger Raptor that was unveiled in February. The company rolled out the Colorado SportsCat last December but the vehicle, which benefits from minor suspension and brake upgrades, is a far cry from the V-8 muscle...

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Ram Rebel TRX confirmed for production

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has finally given word that it will put a Ram Rebel TRX into production. The confirmation was made Friday during FCA's investor meeting in Italy, where CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed a new five-year plan for the automaker, his last before his retirement next year. The Rebel TRX was confirmed for an arrival before 2022. The vehicle...

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6 things to know about driving a lifted pickup truck

They go by various names: bro trucks, monster trucks, bruisers, mud trucks, the list goes on. Nissan has named its highly modified Glacier White Titan XD, appropriately, “The Beast.” With a Rough Country 6-inch (!) lift kit, MKW M91 20-inch wheels wrapped with Mastercraft MXT 35-inch tires, EGR fender flares, a ZROADZ 50-inch LED light bar, a...

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What if the Civic Type R came as a pickup? Wonder no more

Car-based pickups are nothing new. The Aussies have been building them for decades, although sadly that's no longer the case. Recently, a team of Honda engineers in the United Kingdom decided to give the concept a go using a Civic Type R, the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy winner for 2018. The result is this one-off Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept which...

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Brabus adds style, power to Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup

Only a week ago we saw Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, come out with a wild visual upgrade for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup. Now Brabus, which specializes in tuning Mercedes products and has close links with the automaker, has revealed its first take on the mid-size pickup. The changes are subtle as Brabus is only...

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Classic Car Studio shares its 1953 Ford F100 with Jay Leno

The restomod world is filled with plenty of hopped-up cars with over-the-top styling apparently the main design concern. Today, we're looking at something different...and it's better because of that. This is a 1953 Ford F100 that's been reworked and customized by Noah Alexander and his Classic Car Studio shop based in St. Louis, Missouri. The finished...

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Tuner builds wild Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck

Mercedes-AMG isn't planning to upgrade the X-Class anytime soon—it probably has to do with the fact the mid-size pickup truck is based on a donor Nissan platform—but there are plenty of tuners out there willing to step in. One of them is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, which has just unveiled a wild...

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German firm readies Range Rover 6×6 pickup

The Range Rover to end all Range Rovers cometh. T.Fotiadis Design, a company based in Berlin, Germany that normally crafts luxury yachts and high-end residential interiors, has plans for a Range Rover 6x6 pickup truck dubbed the SLT. But where a similar vehicle like Mercedes-AMG's G63 6x6 is all about performance, T.Fotiadis' SLT not only maximizes...

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Rebel TRX listed as “upcoming vehicle” on Ram website

Ram appears to be giving a hint that it will put a Hellcat-powered Rebel TRX into production. On the Ram Trucks website under the heading “Upcoming Vehicles” is an image of the Rebel TRX concept with the tag “Get Ready For The Off-Road King.” We've reached out for comment from Ram parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and a...

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