Hennessey Introduces a 1,000-Horsepower Ram 1500 TRX That Takes Just 3.2 Seconds to 60 MPH
Back in September 2020, Hennessey announced the introduction of a six-wheeled iteration of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX called the Mammoth 6x6. The super-exclusive truck was limited to just three examples and was priced at half-a-million bucks a pop. Even though it sounded super exciting, a more practical version of the truck would’ve been a better option. It looks like Hennessey has answered our wishes.
The aftermarket company’s latest project is a 1,000+ Horsepower ‘four-wheeled’ version of the Ram 1500 TRX. It comes with a host of other mechanical additions and features. Hennessey has also announced that it will build 200 examples of this truck.
This Truck Is a 2014 Ford Raptor With a 1979 Face And It’s Retrolicious
Restomods have a special place in our hearts. But, there are two sets of people here – one who want it to be as old-school and stock as the original, and the other who prefer the retro aesthetics and modern features. For the latter, we’ve got an amazing build right here by Sweet Brothers Restomods. On the outside, you see a truck from the 70s, but everything else about it is from the 21st century. A perfect blend of both worlds, innit?
LeBron James Seems To Dig The 2021 Hummer EV
We already know that LeBron James has been tapped to serve as a #HummerGMCAmbassador, but what we didn’t know is that part of the perks of being an ambassador is to take delivery of a Hummer EV First Edition right on your driveway and show it off on social media for the entire world to see.
Lego Kicks Off 2021 Right With the Grave Digger and Max-D Monster Truck Technic Kits
The Christmas season is over and done with, but that doesn’t mean the fun of building Legos is going to stop. The toymaker is ringing in the new year in style with two fresh products that are going to excite monster truck fans the world over.
Hold on to your seats, Lego builders. Two of the most iconic monster trucks in history — Grave Digger and Max-D — have now been immortalized in toy bricks. The two trucks fall under the Lego Technic line, and each kit costs only $19.99. It’s only been a few days, but with the release of these two Lego Technic kits, it’s safe to say that 2021 is off to a really solid start.
GMC Hummer EV will be followed by a cheaper, Sierra-like electric truck
GMC will build its first electric vehicle in 2021. That’s when the Hummer EV will go into production. But the resurrected truck won’t be the only EV in the brand’s lineup. The GM-owned marque revealed that it will also offer an all-electric Sierra pickup, but there’s no specific timeline for that vehicle yet.
Check Out What The Rivian R1T Can Do With Christmas Lights
Like many other automakers, Rivian is also in the Christmas spirit. The automaker used its R1T pickup truck to power 20,000 Christmas lights and make it a ‘lit’ night for families at the Timber Pointe Outdoor Center. Obviously, it caught everyone’s attention. It wasn’t a subtle Christmas ad, say, like Ford’s Griswold ad, but it at least showed off the truck’s potential. If only we knew how long it can power so many lights.
Check Out the Ford F-150 Electric As It Plays In The Snow
Now that the 2021 Ford F-150 is out of the box, the company can focus (pun unintended) on developing the electric version of the truck. It’s been in the works for quite some time now, but the first time we saw it in action – and that also officially confirmed its presence – was when Tesla challenged it to a towing capacity test and the electric F-150 allegedly towed over a million pounds. Apart from that, the company teased the truck a few months back along with the announcement of the new Rogue facility.
But, it seems like the company has already starting hyping it up. Ford released a teaser video that showcases the electric F-150 playing on ice like it’s no one else’s business.
Throwback: BMW’s Holiday Video Features Rarely Seen M3 E30 Pickup
With Christmas literally being a few days away, automakers have started rolling out their holiday greetings for the masses. BMW’s M Division is the latest to do so with a holiday-themed ad that features a vehicle that was never sold to the public. We’ve seen it a handful of times over the years, but this is probably the first time Bimmer is using the pickup version of the BMW M3 E30 for any of its promotional videos. Consider it a treat then that BMW is doing it for the holidays. Merry Christmas, indeed!
Watch The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Take On The Shelby F-150 Super Snake Sport
The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX arrived as the “quickest, fastest, and the most powerful mass-produced truck in the world” earlier this year. It took a few months to settle in and it wouldn’t be wrong to say that the TRX has been a bully so far. It has decimated the trucks it has faced, especially its primary rival, the Ford F-150 Raptor. However, it looks like it has finally met a bigger badass; on paper, at least.
The folks at Throttle House brought the Ram TRX face-to-face with the Shelby F-150 Super Snake Sport – a 770-Horsepower beast that might be the one to take down the former. Can it beat the Ram in straight-line races?
Bollinger B1 and B2 Revised - Real Body on Frame, Real Boxy
Bollinger was one of the first automakers to enter the electric pickup truck segment. The company introduced the B1 SUV and the B2 pickup truck a few years back, and they looked quite boxy and old-school, a little too quirky and retro when compared to the fluid designs of the new segment entrants. But, as is with any concept vehicle, the production version comes out looking a little more sedate and mainstream. The Bollinger twins are no exception.
The automaker revealed a few renderings of both the EVs and despite the changes, they look quite good.
A Ford F-150 Raptor Isn’t Really A Raptor Until It Has Tank Tracks
The immense mod potential in a vehicle is not limited to just hatches and sedans; even pickup trucks can be modified and customized to a crazy extent. Take Westen Champlin for instance. Instead of upgrading the tires to a bigger or a different set, he got some new shoes altogether. Champlin has fitted tank tracks on his Ford F-150 Raptor and it has become a beast that can conquer just about any terrain. Were we doing Raptor the wrong way until now?
This Dyno Video Proves That Ford’s New 7.3-Liter V-8 Deserves the "Godzilla" Name
Ford’s Godzilla engine needs no introduction. The automaker introduced this in the Super Duty truck series not too long ago. This V-8 pushrod displaces 7.3 liters and makes 430 horses and 475 pound-feet of torque. But, it looks like the engine is a lot more capable than its rather subtle state of tune in the production engine form.
Ever since the company started offering it as a crate engine, builders have been trying to extract every ounce of power from it. Merkel Racing Engines decided to do the same, and with minimal mods, they were able to achieve four-digit power figures. Is this engine a beast or what?
You Must Drive the Hennessey Velociraptor 6x6 in Forza Horizon 4
The Hennessey Velociraptor 6X6 is one of those vehicles that you’re both excited and scared to drive. I can imagine the thrill of sitting in the driver’s seat of this monstrous monolith on wheels and the fear that envelops you once you actually take it out for a drive. If you can handle it, you might enjoy it. If not, you might end up like that idiot thief who stole a Velociraptor 6X6 that was owned by a famous DJ and infamously got caught in the parking lot of a Burger King because he couldn’t do a proper turn in the six-wheeler.
Fortunately, there is an alternative to making sure that you remove fear out of the equation. Head over to Forza Horizon 4 and you can drive a Velociraptor 6X6 from the comfort of your own couch and not worry about messing it up. Even better, you can connect a Logitech G29 Steering Wheel and come about as close to driving the real deal and being at ease knowing that you can go all-out driving it and not spend a dime on repairs. If you still need more convincing that the Velociraptor 6X6 is an awesome ride, well, this 10-minute video should do the trick.
Frank Stephenson’s Review of the Tesla Cybertruck Is What Reviews Are Meant to Be
Those of you that are familiar with Frank Stephenson’s ever-growing YouTube channel know the former designer’s blunt, straight-to-the-fact manner of giving the verdict on a particular design. Only this time around, he dissects the Tesla Cybertruck, one of the most polarizing cars to reach the public’s eye in recent times.
The Cybertruck was unveiled more than a year ago and in typical Musk fashion, it shook the internet then split it in two: those that loved the edgy pickup and those that loathed it. Care to know Franks’s Stephenson’s opinion?
The Badger Hydrogen-Electric Pickup Might Be Dead, and Nikola Might Not Be Far Behind
It all started when Tesla launched the Cybertruck and Nikola hopped the wagon to mock the automaker. Nikola’s then-CEO offered Elon Musk its unused truck design for free that looked a lot more conventional. That was the first time we saw the design, or – for that matter – got to know about the design’s existence because Nikola had no intentions of actually launching the truck.
As time passed, Nikola decided to enter the segment with this design and called it the Badger. Details would roll out from time-to-time, and it looked very promising in theory. But it looks like the truck was never meant to be because it is officially dead before it could even debut.
Watch The Mercedes Unimog Conquer Everything That Comes In Its Way
Mercedes-Benz has a fairly rich experience in building vehicles that feel at home off road. No, I’m not about talking about the G-Class. The company has many other vehicles that are more suited to such trails, and the Unimog you see here is one of them. It is an all-terrain truck that the company has been building for many decades now. Mat Watson of Carwow and Mat Watson Cars recently took a ride in one of them at the company’s off-roading facility in Germany. Is this one of the best off-road trucks that are in production today?
The 2021 Ram 3500 Can Tow More Than Ever Before
The launch of the TRX is old news now and it looks like Ram has started tweaking the rest of the lineup as well. Last week, the company launched the fourth phase of the ‘Built to Serve’ series trucks, and now it has updated the Heavy-Duty truck for the 2021 model year.
The Ram 3500 HD now boasts of a higher tow rating and a higher peak torque. A few tech features are also introduced, but in terms of aesthetics, it remains the same. Will these improvements help draw more customers to the brand?
This Throw Down Between the Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram TRX Is What 2020 Has Been Missing
Until the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX came out, Ford F-150 Raptor was the only full-size off-road truck that seemed to have made an impact in the market. The TRX was coined as the Raptor killer early on, but Ram took everything up a notch, leaving the F-150 Raptor unscathed to a large extent. However, we’ve been waiting to see these two go up against each other for the longest time, and thanks to TFL, it has become a reality.
The folks at the publication pit the Raptor and the TRX in a drag race wherein the latter won comfortably, but now they face each other on even grounds; or in this case, uneven grounds. Do you think the Ram 1500 TRX can down the Ford F-150 Raptor on beaten paths?
GM Just Showed How Cool the Hummer EV Could Have Been
There’s been so much buzz surrounding the Hummer’s resurgence since the beginning of this year. Right from the Super Bowl advertisements to the delay in launch. Finally, last month, GMC launched the Hummer EV in all its glory. While the talking point was how it went from being a fuel guzzler in its past life to an environment-friendly vehicle, there were some talks about its looks as well. It seems to have a strong road presence, but no one called it a handsome truck exactly.
Now, GM revealed a few sketches of what the Hummer EV could’ve been and we can’t stop banging our heads against the walls. That good? Oh yes!
Tesla’s Electric Semi Could Run up to 621 Miles Between Charges
People have major range anxiety when it comes to passenger EVs; so you can imagine how commercial truck operators must feel about electric cargo haulers. Back in 2017, Musk had said that the upcoming commercial Semi would achieve as much as 500 miles of range on a single charge. It seemed almost impossible back then, but battery technology has taken huge strides. Three years later, Tesla is now talking about a 600+ miles range. Does it still seem unbelievable? I don’t think so.