The Ford Maverick Pickup Will Be Little More Than a Transit Connect With a Bed
So far, the Ford Maverick pickup has been a pretty well-kept secret outside of some leaked CAD images and a photo that showed off what appeared to be the real tailgate with the Maverick name stamped on it. Rumors have suggested that it would be part of the Bronco family and could even be the rumored Bronco truck that has now been all but confirmed to arrive before 2024. However, a new leak via Maverick Chat forums, which quotes a person claiming to work for a supplier, has painted a very clear picture of what we can expect, and it’s probably not good.
It’s Almost Official - a Ford Bronco Pickup Is Coming, But The Question Is When
Earlier this month, Ford announced that the Bronco will not just be a model in the lineup, but will serve as a sub-brand. The reason was to probably give a lot more presence and added value to the brand. Not to mention, Ford’s plans to introduce multiple Bronco-related products.
The automaker has already unveiled the two-door and the four-door Broncos, as well as the Bronco Sport. A Bronco Raptor is also inevitable and could be seen within a couple of years. Now, Automobile Magazine claims that a Bronco pickup is also in the works and is expected to come in 2024. However, the Blue Oval is trying to shorten this period and is planning to have the truck out by 2022. More worry for the Jeep Gladiator?
Will you Pay $80,000 for a Fully-Loaded 2021 Ford F-150?
Kim Kardashian went about ‘breaking the internet’ a couple of years ago and her husband could do the same if he becomes the President of the U.S. In between these things came the Ford Bronco, which has been the talk of the town ever since it was unveiled and is a worthy candidate for the same award. Such is the off-roader’s hype that many have forgotten the fourteenth-gen 2021 Ford F-150 was also unveiled just a couple of weeks before it.
If it was any other time, America’s best-selling vehicle would’ve garnered all the attention; but not this time. However, there is some news on that front as well. According to a report from CarsDirect, the 2021 F-150 could go north of $80,000. How about that!
Next-Gen Frontier: If You Didn’t Like Nissan DNA in Your Mercedes, Maybe You’ll Like Mercedes DNA in Your Nissan
In 2017 Mecedes-Benz decided to enter the pickup truck market with the X-Class. However, the X-Class wasn’t a true Mercedes under the shell, but a modified third-generation Nissan Frontier, also known as the Navara in other markets. Mercedes’ concept was to offer a more premium truck in terms of looks and equipment, but it seems that it didn’t go really well. After only two years on the market, the X-Class was discontinued. But a new report claims that the German truck will actually live on as Nissan wants to use the modifications that Mercedes made to the platform on the next-generation Frontier.
2020 2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition
I believe we’re starting to get past the days when chrome was synonymous with luxury. For a person who has detested chrome his entire life, this is good news. Ram has introduced a new “Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition” for its top trims on the 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks. This monochromatic package is essentially a dark treatment for all the bling that is present all over the Limited trim’s body. Although it is offered only on the Limited trim, it can be had with any engine and drive layout.
Weird Car for Sale: 1993 Geo Metro Dually Truck
Back in the late 1980s, General Motors launched Geo as a subdivision of Chevrolet. It was supposed to compete with the important growing market and offered five vehicles based on models from Suzuki, Toyota, and Isuzu until it was discontinued in 2004. The Geo Metro was one of them. Based on the Suzuki Cultus, it debuted in 1989 and replaced the Chevrolet Sprint. The nameplate lived over two generations until 2001, and it was sold as a Chevy from 1998. The Metro went into the history books as an obscure car, an experiment that didn’t catch on, but there’s at least one example that’s worth the attention. It’s been converted to a truck, and it’s on sale for cheap.
A New Leaked Image All But Confirms the Ford Maverick Pickup Truck
The ‘Maverick’ moniker has been in news ever since the Bronco news started surfacing the internet. Back then, there were rumors that it could be used for the entry-level trim or a special edition of the off-roader. But, a couple of months back, a 3-D image of a truck’s tailgate with ‘Maverick’ embossed on it started doing rounds. Now, Motor1 has received another image from an anonymous source that has ‘Maverick’ stamped on it. Does this confirm a new pickup truck from the Blue Oval?
2021 Chevrolet Silverado Yenko S/C By SVE
SVE is back again with yet another powerful Chevy build. The tuner is known to customize GM trucks and has customized over 65,000 vehicles in its 25-year history to date. It even acquired rights to reincarnate the Syclone badge that was synonymous with fast trucks and built two editions of it; a 2019 Syclone and a 2021 Syclone. This time around, the company has laid its hands on a Silverado and given it a mighty boost. Called the Silverado Yenko S/C, the truck now boasts a V-8 engine that makes 800 horses! This truck should be your pick if you are looking for a fast, powerful full-size pickup truck.
This Ford Bronco 6x6 Pickup Screams Merica!
It hasn’t even been a week since the Bronco was launched and we already have wild renderings for it popping up from everywhere. Saleen showcased its version of the Bronco earlier, and now we have the Bronco rendered as a 6x6 pickup truck. There are a handful of trucks with a third axle we’ve seen, with the most reminisced one being the Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6. But, does that formula work on the Bronco? Well, you tell us!
The Mustang Mach-E Pickup Is The Truck That Ford Should Build
The electric pickup truck market is arguably the most competitive segment today. Apart from mainstream automakers dipping their toes in this niche, several new startups have dived in headfirst. Rivian, Bollinger, Atlis, Lordstown, and many more are starting their automotive journeys with electric pickup trucks, but none of them have a production-ready offering on the road yet. However, if Ford were to capitalize on this rendering of the Mach-E as a pickup – which we think it should, it could have not one, but two electric trucks on the market. Would you buy a Mach-E pickup truck?
The 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor to Head Stateside With An Unexpected Engine
Ford has denied us the pleasure of having the Ranger Raptor in the U.S. for a very long time. It reached a point where aftermarket companies started offering customization packages for the standard ranger to fill that void. Numerous rumors have surfaced in the past regarding the Ranger Raptor’s debut here in the States, but none of them came true.
Similar news has surfaced again, but this time with some evidence. Our friends at Carexpert.com.au have informed us that the Ranger Raptor is coming to the States and will be powered by a V-6, turbocharged gasoline engine. Is this good news or what!
This Mercedes X-Class "Exy Extreme+" by Carlex Design Is Actually Tolerable
Do you remember the Mercedes X-Class pickup truck? The Nissan Navara that Mercedes tried to sell as a premium pickup truck? Yeah, well the truck may have flopped horribly in the market, but Carlex Design has tried to make some work out of it.
The changes don’t scream Nissan anymore, so the build looks nice. Called the Exy Extreme+, its interior and exterior were given a revamp and it looks a little more acceptable than the standard Mercedes Navara, err... the standard Mercedes X-Class.