Pickup Trucks

  • Tesla pickup truck teased by Elon Musk on Twitter

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk hasn't been shy about the fact that the automaker is working on an electric pickup truck, and on Friday evening the executive tweeted a teaser image of the truck. The shadowy image is said to depict the "Tesla cyberpunk truck" according to Musk. It appears to be a rear view of the Tesla pickup truck's bed featuring Tron-like neon-blue LED lighting and the automaker's logo. About a minute in, we flashed a teaser pic of Tesla cyberpunk truck pic.twitter.com/hLsGsdyuGA — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 16, 2019 Musk noted the image appeared at the end of the Model Y's...

  • 2001 Ford F-150 Lightning Rod concept
    2001 Ford F-150 Lightning Rod concept has gone home

    The Lightning Rod concept has finally returned home. Ken Yanez let the hot rod red 2001 Ford F-150 concept vehicle slip away when he attended the Barrett Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona in January. When the truck sold for $25,000 that day, he knew he should have bought it. Fast forward two...

  • 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon
    First drive review: 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon conquers nearly anything

    If it can’t climb up the hill, it’ll just pull itself over the hill. That’s life for the 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon. For 2019, the Ram 2500 Power Wagon loses some weight, gains some useful technology, refines its edges, but loses zero capability. I flew out to Las Vegas to put the...

  • Teaser for Honda Tomo concept debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Honda and IED students ready Tomo mini pickup concept for Geneva show

    Honda has teamed up with students from the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Turin, Italy, for a creative project to be showcased at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The result of the partnership is the Honda Tomo concept, which looks to define cars of the year 2025. Think zero emissions...

  • 2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty
    Haul out in a 2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickup from $35,090

    A new generation of Ram's 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks debuted in January at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and now we have the all-important pricing details ahead of the market launch this spring. The 2019 Heavy Duty range kicks off with the 2500 Tradesman...

  • 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
    Review update: 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro yearns to get lost, and found

    Twenty minutes from my front door is nowhere. And that’s somewhere I want to be. That’s true for many of us who live in Denver. It’s probably true for the 30 people who will move to Denver today, the 30 people who will move here tomorrow, and the next day, too. The greatest lie...

  • 2019 Ram 2500 with Mopar accessories

    Aspiring owners of the redesigned 2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty already have a bevy of customization options to choose from thanks to the folks at Mopar. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' parts and accessories division has prepared more than 170 items for the new pickup truck and previewed some of them on Friday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. Some of the items shown are still concepts but the majority will be available when the truck goes on sale later this year. And they don't fit just one purpose. Mopar announced that it will have items whether the truck is for work or off-roading or to cruise around...

  • 2020 Toyota Tacoma, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2020 Toyota Tacoma updated to maintain edge in mid-size segment

    The Toyota Tacoma has been the best seller in the mid-size pickup truck segment for over a decade but new entrants have the potential to upset things. Toyota isn't resting on its laurels, however, which is why the automaker is bringing a round of updates for the 2020 model year. Set to debut on...

  • Roush F-150 SC
    Roush updates F-150 SC, Nitemare performance pickup trucks for 2019

    The Roush F-150 SC and F-150 Nitemare return for another model year with a few minor upgrades, the company revealed on Monday. Namely, both trucks receive an optional Roush Active Exhaust System, which unlocks the ability to select between four pre-determined modes. Drivers can use a...

  • 2019 Ram 1500 Multifunction Tailgate, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2019 Ram 1500's new split tailgate has the angle for you

    The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is already one of the most versatile trucks on the market, but its functionality has been dialed up a notch thanks to the addition of the new Multifunction Tailgate. The split tailgate can be opened at multiple angles, offering users greater cargo-access flexibility...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
    2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is ready to work: Heavy-duty king tows up to 35,500 pounds

    The new heavy-duty king of Chevrolet trucks now wears the crown of towing champ among crosstown rivals. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD pickups reported for duty Tuesday in Flint, Michigan. The big Chevy's reveal followed Ram and GMC's unveiling of their new heavy-duty trucks earlier...

  • 2020 Ford Super Duty F-450
    2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty revealed: More power, more gears, more tech

    The truck wars are on for 2019. On Monday the 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty reported for duty with a tweaked design, new and updated powertrain options, and more tech to make towing easier. Gas or diesel 2020 Super Duty buyers will have three engines to choose from: two gas- and one diesel-powered...

  • 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty

    Trucks are designed to work and the 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty lineup has a laser focus on towing. Unveiled Tuesday, the 2020 GMC Sierra HD family of pickup trucks is larger with more chrome, more lights, and more tech than before. Built to haul Hauling—whether it's a trailer, boat, or load of bricks—starts with power. GMC didn't fully outline the new HD's powertrain lineup, but confirmed the Duramax 6.6-liter turbodiesel V-8 will return with 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque, which is now paired with an Allison 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive will be...

  • 2019 Ford Super Duty F-250
    Next Ford Super Duty might offer Ram Power Wagon rival

    Ram's Power Wagon may have some new competition inbound from Ford. Ford's president for global operations hinted Wednesday in Detroit that a new off-road Super Duty model is in the works that's based on the upcoming 2020 F-250, AutoGuide reported. It's not an F-150 Raptor but a "new version no...

  • Toyota Hilux at the 2019 Dakar rally
    Toyota Hilux driven to 2019 Dakar Rally victory

    A specially prepped Toyota Hilux pickup truck was driven to victory in the premier Car category of the 2019 Dakar Rally, the first for the Japanese automaker. Doing the driving was Nasser Al Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel, who finished the final stage of the grueling trek on Thursday with a...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 Limited
    Ford will build electric F-Series to battle Tesla, Rivian pickups

    Ford will launch a fully electric F-Series to battle planned pickup trucks from Tesla and EV startups Rivian and Atlis. Jim Farley, Ford president of global markets, confirmed the electric F-Series on Wednesday while speaking at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive Conference in Detroit...

  • Rendering of Jeep Gladiator Hercules Photo: Jeep Gladiator Forum
    Jeep boss Kuniskis knows if Jeep Gladiator will go Hercules, but he's not saying

    Just three months into his current role as Jeep president in North America, former SRT chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Tim Kuniskis sat Monday in an upstairs office above the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The admitted car guy who prefers T-shirts and drag strips looked tired from...

  • 2019 Ram 2500, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty truck reporting for duty: New king with 1,000 lb-ft of torque

    Heavy-duty trucks just unlocked a new achievement: 1,000 pound-feet of torque. This is absurd. Ram crossed the barrier Monday when it announced the 2019 2500 Heavy Duty and 3500 Heavy Duty truck lineup ahead of their debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2019 Ram...

  • Atlis XT

    There's another electric car startup that aims to challenge the bread and butter of the Detroit 3 automakers, by offering a full-size pickup truck boasting some serious numbers. The company is Atlis Motor Vehicles, which so far has been operating in stealth mode but this week revealed the XT, a full-size electric pickup truck boasting up to 500 miles of range and a starting price of $45,000. Atlis was founded in 2016 by Mesa, Arizona-based engineer and truck enthusiast Mark Hanchett, who came up with the idea after investigating turning his own diesel pickup into an EV. His goal was to...

  • Suzuki Jimny Sierra Pickup Style concept
    Suzuki hints at Jimny pickup with Tokyo Auto Salon concept

    Suzuki no longer sells cars in the United States, and that's a real shame as the Japanese brand has an impressive compact SUV in the form of the Jimny. The pint-sized off-roader was redesigned earlier this year, and boy, is it a cute little thing. Better yet, it's tough as nails thanks to a robust...

  • 2020 GMC Sierra 2500/3500HD spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 GMC Sierra 2500/3500 Heavy Duty spy shots

    General Motors is in the process of renewing its full-size truck and SUV fleet and the latest member to be spotted is the redesigned GMC Sierra Heavy Duty. The debut should be coming up soon as GM this month gave a first look at the redesigned version of the truck's Chevrolet twin, the 2020...

  • 2019 Ford Ranger
    2019 Ford Ranger first drive review: The mid-size pickup truck pace-setter

    The bar for mid-size pickup truck excellence is not high. It takes only a few minutes behind the wheel of the 2019 Ford Ranger to realize that, for the way most drivers use their trucks, it’s the best choice. Its 2.3-liter turbo-4 spools up its 270 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque with...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Daytona 500 pace vehicle
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to pace Daytona 500

    For the first time, a pickup truck will serve as the official pace car for the Daytona 500. Chevrolet announced Wednesday that its redesigned 2019 Silverado 1500 will serve as the official pace vehicle for the race, with none other than Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel. Earnhardt Jr., himself a...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD High Country
    2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD High Country: More bling, less butch

    Chevrolet on Thursday revealed the second of five planned variants for its redesigned 2020 Silverado 2500 Heavy Duty pickup truck. This time it's the new Silverado 2500HD High Country, which represents the range-topper of the HD family. It follows Tuesday's first look reveal of the redesigned truck...

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