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This bulletproof, 6-wheeled, 1,300-horsepower pickup costs up to $700,000 and already has 18 orders — take a closer look at the Rezvani Hercules 6x6

Rezvani Hercules. Rezvani Motors Boutique carmaker Rezvani unveiled its latest creation this week — the completely outrageous Hercules 6x6.  The beastly six-wheel-drive pickup can be optioned with a 1,300 horsepower supercharged engine and sports a luxurious leather interior.  The bulletproof Hercules 6x6 Military edition comes with loads of security features, including a smokescreen, a night-vision system, and blinding lights.  The Hercules 6x6 starts at $225,000, while the Hercules 6x6 M...
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Nissan Navara Revealed, Hints at 2021 Frontier Redesign

Nissan unveiled a substantially updated version of the Navara pickup truck sold overseas on Thursday, foreshadowing what we might be seeing with the next incarnation of the mid-sized Frontier. The model shares DNA with many vehicles around the world, including the Renault Alaskan, Dongfeng Ruiqi 6, and the failed X-Class from Mercedes-Benz. While they all […] The post Nissan Navara Revealed, Hints at 2021 Frontier Redesign appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Updates, Autos, Trucks, Nissan, Pickup Trucks, Frontier, Mercedes Benz, Nissan Navara, News Blog, Navara, 2021 Nissan Frontier, 2021 Nissan Navara, Mid-size Pickup, Renault Alaskan Dongfeng Ruiqi


Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening

While Ford’s F-150 is slated for electrification, Super Duty versions of the F-Series are not. On Monday, the automaker told industry analysts that HD EVs weren’t in the cards — adding that customers can still expect all-electric versions of the Mach-E “Mustang” and Transit van. “Our goal is to build a profitable electric vehicle portfolio,” John […] The post Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, F-150, John, Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Ev, Ford Motor Co, Pickups, News Blog, Super Duty, Heavy Duty, Electric Pickup, HD trucks, F Series


Watch Lordstown's upcoming electric pickup challenge the F-150 to a tug-of-war

The video purports to show that the Endurance offers better traction than the F-150. Lordstown Motors Electric pickup startup Lordstown Motors released a video on Wednesday of its Endurance truck battling the Ford F-150 in a game of tug-of-war.  Lordstown set out to prove that the Endurance offers better traction than the most popular truck in the US.  The Endurance appeared to win the battle, but the video was likely more of a marketing ploy than a true test.  Visit Business Insider's hom...
Tags: Transportation, News, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Ohio, Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Ev, Lordstown, Ford F-150, Tech Insider, Electric Pickup


7 upcoming electric pickup trucks are all promising outlandish features — here's what to expect from Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and others

Tesla Cybertruck. Tesla Electric pickup trucks are set to flood the car market over the next couple of years, with many of promising cool and useful features.  Tesla claims its Cybertruck will be bulletproof, Rivian has showed off an innovative "gear tunnel" cargo area in its R1T, and Nikola Motors says its Badger will have a drinking fountain.  Buyers of the Bollinger B2 will be able to remove doors and windows, and carry cargo that's up to 16 feet long.  Visit Business Insider's homepage...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Features, Ford, Pickup Trucks, Musk, Reuters, Hummer, Ford General Motors, Badger, Bollinger, Nikola, Tech Insider, Trevor Milton


The new GMC Hummer EV is aimed directly at the heart of traditional, gas-guzzling pickup truck buyers

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC The new Hummer EV looks like and is sized similarly to the original Hummers from the 2000s, which is a good thing. It is the halo car that will hopefully convince truck buyers and owners that EVs are cool. GM has built good electrified vehicles before, like the Volt plug-in hybrid and the Bolt EV, but neither are "cool" like the Hummer EV. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hummer is back like the Great Recession never happened. Sort of.On Tuesday n...
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Reservations for GMC's $113,000 Hummer EV 'Edition 1' electric pickup sold out in 10 minutes

Buyers can still sign up for the waitlist to receive an Edition 1 Hummer EV. GMC GMC opened reservations for its first electric pickup, the GMC Hummer EV, Tuesday night.  The first model available will be the "Edition 1" truck, and reservations for it filled up in 10 minutes, a General Motors spokesperson told Business Insider.  The Edition 1 starts at $112,595 and will be available in fall 2021.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Buyers looking to get their hands on one ...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, General Motors, Auto Industry, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Gmc, Pickups, Tech Insider, Hummer EV, GMC Hummer, Tim Levin, BITranspo


2022 GMC Hummer EV packs a 1,000-horsepower electric punch

The 2022 GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck is Hummer's 1,000-horsepower revenge. Now part of the GMC lineup, Hummer is back after a decade in hibernation.
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GMC just revealed the all-new Hummer EV, a 1,000-horsepower electric pickup to take on the Tesla Cybertruck — take a closer look

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC The GMC Hummer EV — GM's first electric pickup — has arrived.  GMC debuted the truck on Tuesday and announced that people can now reserve the "Edition 1" model, which costs $112,595 to start.  The off-road-capable truck will compete with upcoming offerings from Tesla, Nikola, Rivian, and Ford.  GMC will roll out three additional trim levels over the next few years, including a base-trim version that will cost $80,000.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
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Could the Ram 700 Foreshadow Something Smaller for North America?

Americans love their pickups but the segment’s sizing has adopted the same methodologies favored by the McNugget industry. Medium-sized trucks are now supersized, leaving full-sized pickups in danger of developing their own gravitational fields. However, it wasn’t all that long ago when the North American market was awash with compact pickups like the original Ford […] The post Could the Ram 700 Foreshadow Something Smaller for North America? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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NHTSA Declares October 'National Pedestrian Safety Month' Will Continue To Do Fuck-All About Pedestrian Safety

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday designated October as Pedestrian Safety Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration set right to work producing press releases and workbooks for communities around this new month of heightened safety awareness. Pedestrian traffic deaths have been…Read more...
Tags: Science, SUV, Pedestrians, Crashes, Pickup Trucks, Nhtsa, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Elaine Chao, U S Transportation, Crash Testing


Pick-Up STX: Ford Adds Appearance Package to Ranger

  Seizing the opportunity to introduce another appearance package instead of building the Raptor version that everyone wants, Ford has introduced a new STX Special Edition Package on the 2021 Ranger. Suits at the Blue Oval assert that roughly three-quarters of Ranger customers have appended appearance packages to their new trucks, making such additions to […] The post Pick-Up STX: Ford Adds Appearance Package to Ranger appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Ranger, Pickup Trucks, Blue Oval, 4x4, News Blog, Raptor, STX, 4x2


The Chevrolet Silverado 1500's new tailgate can morph into 6 different shapes, including a desk — check it out

2021 Chevrolet Silverado Multi-Flex Tailgate. Chevrolet The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will have a very cool Multi-Flex Tailgate as an option. The Multi-Flex Tailgate debuted two years ago and has six functions, including being able to turn into a standing work desk. Chevrolet did not provide pricing for the tailgate.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2018, GMC wowed buyers and onlookers alike when it unveiled a six-way tailgate on the 2019 Sierra pickup truck. For...
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REVIEW: The Ram 1500 Rebel proves that when it comes to pickup trucks, diesel is better

RAM 1500 Rebel sported a menacing, blacked-out exterior. Matthew DeBord/Insider I tested a very, very well equipped 2020 Ram 1500 Rebel pickup truck, an off-road optimized version of the truck that captured our Car of the Year award in 2019. My Rebel had a potent 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine that serves up 260 horsepower but an earthshaking 480 pound-feet of torque. My tester also featured a menacing, blacked-out exterior package. The Ram 1500 is a great pickup, but the diesel Rebel is som...
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Ford Wants You to Remember How Good For America the F-150 Is

Ford had a short Web meeting for the media earlier this week, and a big chunk of the time was spent on the newest version of the F-150 pickup truck, including confirmation that the company will be building an all-electric F-150 at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, as Matt wrote Thursday. The other big announcement […] The post Ford Wants You to Remember How Good For America the F-150 Is appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Matt, Blue Oval, News Blog, Ford F-150, American cars, Full-size Trucks, 2021 Ford F-150, Rouge Electric Vehicle Center


The Ford Ranger Tremor brings serious off-road capability to the popular midsize pickup — here's a closer look

Ford Ranger Tremor Ford It isn't a Raptor, but Ford has added a $4,290 Tremor off-roading package to its midsize pickup truck, the Ranger. The Tremor brings serious capability to a vehicle that already had an excellent 4x4 offering. The off-road features don't compromise the Ranger's hauling ability or its towing capacity. The Ranger Tremor is powered by a 270-horsepower, turbocharged V6 that makes 310 pound-feet of torque. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. To give you an...
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The Ford Range Tremor brings serious off-road capability to the popular midsize pickup — here's a closer look

Ford Ranger Tremor Ford It isn't a Raptor, but Ford has added a $4,290 Tremor off-roading package to its midsize pickup truck, the Ranger. The Tremor brings serious capability to a vehicle that already had an excellent 4x4 offering. The off-road features don't compromise the Ranger's hauling ability or its towing capacity. The Ranger Tremor is powered by a 270-horsepower, turbocharged V6 that makes 310 pound-feet of torque. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. To give you an...
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A solar-panel bed cover brings sustainable power to gas-powered pickups — and could someday help charge EVs pickups from Rivian, Ford, and GM

The Terravis system will bring solar power to traditional gas-powered trucks built in the past 10 years. Worksport Worksport, a manufacturer of pickup-truck accessories, plans to launch a pickup-bed cover with built-in solar panels. The Terravis system will allow users to sustainably power tools and other appliances even when they're far from the grid. Worksport says its system will eventually be able to add range to electric pickups from companies like Rivian, Bollinger, and Ford. Visit Bu...
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A Problematic Pickup: International Harvester Johnnie Reb Edition

Rustic and western-themed special editions have been part of the pickup truck business for generations. Dodge sold Prospector versions of the Ram pickup in the 1980s, and the same company sold “The Dude” “sport trim package” for its “Sweptline” pickups in 1970 and 1971. The Dude is most famously — or rather, infamously — known […] The post A Problematic Pickup: International Harvester Johnnie Reb Edition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: History, Editorials, Autos, Dodge, Pickup Trucks, The Dude, International Harvester, Johnnie Reb Edition


GMC Hummer EV teased again as reveal date moves to fall

Delayed by the coronavirus, GMC's 1,000-horsepower electric truck will still debut before the end of the year.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Gmc, Electric pickup trucks, GMC Hummer EV


The best trucks for towing

Powered by a turbodiesel engine, the Ram 3500 Heavy Duty can tow up to 35,100 pounds; that's about seven RVs.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Ford, Ram, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Buying Guides, Gmc


Most fuel-efficient trucks for 2020

Driving a pickup truck doesn't mean having to settle for poor fuel economy, as these six choices demonstrate.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Ford, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Gmc, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Gas Mileage, Ram 1500, Ford F-150


Everything you need to know about the GMC Hummer EV

Hummer is coming back, but it's not going to be anything like the gas-guzzling, war-ready trucks you remember.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Future Cars, Gmc, Hummer, GMC Hummer


Everything you need to know about the Nikola Badger

Its full unveiling is scheduled for December 2020, but in the meantime, we've learned quite a bit about it.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Nikola, Electric pickup trucks, Nikola Badger


Everything you need to know about the Lordstown Endurance

Ohio-based Lordstown Motors hopes to beat Tesla and Rivian to the electric pickup segment with the Endurance.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, Ohio, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Lordstown, Electric pickup trucks, Rivian, Lordstown Motors, Lordstown Endurance


2021 Tesla Cybertruck vs. 2020 Ford F-150

These trucks overlap in many ways, but they're very different models in several key areas. Here's how they compare.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Tesla Cybertruck


Everything you need to know about the Rivian R1T

On paper, Rivian's R1T looks like one of the most promising entries into the burgeoning electric pickup ring.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Electric pickup trucks, Rivian, Rivian R1T


Bollinger Patents Passthrough Cargo Gate for Pickup/SUV

The automotive industry’s sudden interest in all-electric pickups may have been surprising initially, but they’ve since offered a few perks that have helped us understand why companies are suddenly so smitten with the concept. When Rivian first showed its pickup in 2018, it came with some interesting storage solutions that were only possible because it doesn’t […] The post Bollinger Patents Passthrough Cargo Gate for Pickup/SUV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Trucks, EVs, Pickup Trucks, Bollinger, News Blog, Automotive Design, Electric Pickups, Bollinger Motors, Robert Bollinger, Cargo Options, Frunkgate, Passthrough


The electric 2022 GMC Hummer pickup will be almost a convertible

Its launch has been delayed, but it's still on its way to production
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Every upcoming electric pickup truck

There's not a single one of these vehicles available in 2020, but that's going to change in the coming years.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Electric Vehicles, Pickup Trucks, Car Companies, Electric trucks, Battery-powered Cars