Luxury Pickup Demand Heating Up

Luxury Pickup Demand Heating Up
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In the heavy-duty segment, it also seems buyers are also willing to pay more for trucks loaded with creature comforts. Among GMC’s Sierra HD line, the luxury lined Denali is accounting for 35 percent of total sales last year, versus 15 percent in 2010. Continue Reading...

Ford F-150 Named Motor Trend “Truck of the Year”

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Ford F-150 Named Motor Trend “Truck of the Year”
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This is something Motor Trend magazine duly noted, during it’s annual truck of the year test for 2012 models. When all was said and done, the F-150 scored a solid lead over rival contenders, including Nissan’s new full-size van, the NV and the Ram HD Laramie Longhorn. Continue Reading...

Hardcore Chevy Silverado “Realtree” Concept to Debut at SEMA

Hardcore Chevy Silverado “Realtree” Concept to Debut at SEMA
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In keeping with the rugged outdoors theme, the Realtree rides on 35-inch off road tires and 18-inch wheels, plus boasts a custom rear cap for storing hunting and fishing gear, as well as one-off front bumper and winch, for dealing with sticky situations. Continue Reading...

Ford F-150 Earns “Truck of Texas” Title for 2012

Ford F-150 Earns “Truck of Texas” Title for 2012
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In addition the entire Ford truck line was also named best in Texas for the 12 consecutive year, in recognition of best-in-class durability and capability. Continue Reading...

Ram Power Wagon Gets Base ST, Laramie Trim Levels; Plus ‘Hunter’s Special’ 1500 Model

Ram Power Wagon Gets Base ST, Laramie Trim Levels; Plus ‘Hunter’s Special’ 1500 Model
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Like other Laramie trimmed Ram trucks, the Power Wagon version sports all the creature comforts one could ask for, including a woodgrain dash, leather seats, dual zone air conditioning, premium sound system and on the outside, plenty of chrome gingerbread, including the grille, bumper and exterior mirrors among other things. Continue Reading...

2012 Nissan Titan And Frontier Get New Appearance Packages

2012 Nissan Titan And Frontier Get New Appearance Packages
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The full-size Titan, the so-called Sport Appearance Package adds body colored bumpers, Dark Hyper Silver grille, black step rails, a set of 20-inch alloy wheels and a lockable storage compartment inside the bed. Moving to the cabin, the SAP adds white faced gauges and seats with special ‘Titan’ embroidery. Continue Reading...

Ram 1500 Tradesman Heavy Duty Revealed

Ram 1500 Tradesman Heavy Duty Revealed
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lthough only offered as a no frills truck, which means just two-wheel drive, a regular cab and eight foot box, the Heavy Duty Tradesman is essentially a half-ton, entry-level rig with 3/4 ton cargo and towing capacity Continue Reading...

2012 Ford F-150 Sports Upgrades, FX Appearance Package, Larger Fuel Tank

2012 Ford F-150 Sports Upgrades, FX Appearance Package, Larger Fuel Tank
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On the greasy bit front, Ford has added electronic locking rear differentials on trucks equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter V-8 engines, as well as an updated 4×4 system with a fully automatic selection mode. Continue Reading...

GMC Sierra Wins ‘Hurt Locker’ Comparison Test [Video]

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GMC Sierra Wins ‘Hurt Locker’ Comparison Test [Video]
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And when the dust finally settled, the GMC Sierra HD 3500 was judged the overall winner. “The GMC Sierra led with best-in-class performance, with wins in almost every test we put the trucks through,” declared Pickup Trucks.com’s editor Mike Levine. Continue Reading...

Ford Recalling More Than 20,000 Trucks In The US

Ford Recalling More Than 20,000 Trucks In The US
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As a result, the automaker is recalling certain 2004-2011 Ford Ranger pickups, 2002-07 Super Duty pickups, including F-250 through F-550 models, as well as 2002-05 Excursion SUVs. Continue Reading...

GM Provides Hints On The Next Generation Full-Size Pickups

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GM Provides Hints On The Next Generation Full-Size Pickups
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In terms of engineering and styling, it’s rumored the new trucks will be powered by updated pushrod V-8s, including a new 5.3 that will sport both active fuel management and direct injection, along with a development of the 6.2. Continue Reading...

Nissan Titan Diesel Test Program Underway

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Nissan Titan Diesel Test Program Underway
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However substantial gains in fuel economy have already been achieved, the diesel is said to currently allow a 2WD Titan to achieve around 28 miles per gallon, a sizeable improvement on the V-8 truck’s 13/18 mpg (city/highway). Continue Reading...

Toyota Tundra Recalled for Faulty Tire Pressure Monitor

Toyota Tundra Recalled for Faulty Tire Pressure Monitor
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A recall has been issued for a number of 2007-11 model year Tundras because they may have incorrectly calibrated TPMS systems, preventing warning lights from operating when tire pressures are low. Continue Reading...
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