The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is here. Much is staying the same, but America's most popular midsize pickup truck is gaining adaptive cruise control along with Toyota Safety Sense P (TSSP) driver assistance technology package is standard on all trims. TSSP uses a combination of a radar and a camera to offer
Ford officially announced their intention to build and sell a Raptor version of the Ford Ranger for the Australian market. The folks at Ranger5G.com forums created several rendering of what this new off-road truck may look like. The images seen here are not official.
We hear that Ford is spending a
The 1949 NAMI-012 Steam Engine Truck was built specifically to counter the lack of affordable oil-based fuels. Russia/the USSR was cash-strapped after World War II and rebuilding the country without vehicles that can haul was unthinkable. Unfortunately, with much of the government's budget going towards their nuclear weapons research (Russia's
Here it is. We finally get the first official look at the Tesla Semi Truck, an all-electric class 8 heavy hauler. The truck makes its official debut in California this week. The company announced several claims and specifications: efficient aerodynamic design, 0-60 mph acceleration in about 20 seconds when fully
A lot of developments have been made in automotive technology since 1985. Airbags, ABS and traction control are now standard features on just about every new vehicle. Headlights are another area in which technology has developed significantly since the 1980s. However, many new vehicles are not rated very highly as far
TFLtruck has recently received the following question from Nate A. about towing a fifth-wheel trailer with a Ford F-150.
I’m planning on buying a beefed up 2018 Ford F150 (3.5L EcoBoost V6, heavy payload package, etc) to tow a fifth wheel. Do these specs work?
- Tow capacity of 11,700, trailer will
New images of the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 prototypes reveal more details about the upcoming wheel/tire, suspension, and exhaust packages. Big thanks to Cameron Topliff for providing all of the images you see here.
The truck with the blacked out wheels is sitting relatively low and has
How does the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition MAX do at towing a trailer when compared to the Chevy Suburban? This is precisely what we wanted to find at the first drive event near Malibu, CA that was organized by Ford. Ford provided the vehicles and CM Trailers provided the trailers.
How quick is the most torquey 2018 Ford F-150 at 0-60 MPH acceleration? This truck is powered by the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 and paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Previously, TFL ran this F-150 against the Ford Raptor in a drag race, and the F-150 seemed to be slowing down after consecutive runs,
Infiniti recently unveiled an updated 2018 QX80 luxury SUV in Dubai. While many of the details that apply to the American market are not available yet, the changes are most evident in the front and the rear. The updated luxury cruiser features a new front facia with smaller headlights that are
Which truck is the best off-roader? Which truck can tackle the Cliffhanger 2.0 trail - our most difficult off-road test? Is it a midsize, full-size, or heavy duty truck? We gathered the three of the most off-road capable pickup trucks out there: the new Chevy Colorado ZR2, Ford Raptor, and Ram
Three things happened when BFGoodrich invited me out to Las Vegas, NV. I learned a great deal about the company, the way they test race tires and the effect it has on the truck industry - especially racing - especially Baja off-road racing. Coming away from the event they planned and
The Kia Mojave Pickup Truck Concept (KCV-4) debuted at the 2004 Chicago Auto Show. According to insiders, this truck came very close to production. How close? There were reports of several heavily disguised test mules running around in the desert. It could have been a contender in the midsize truck
Nikola Two is moving along on its quest to produce an electric semi truck. According to a report, the company says that first tests of the class 8 truck prototypes will commence in late 2018. The company is planning production trucks to roll out in 2021.
The truck's propulsion system consists
The question is a simple one: is the 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 HD All Terrain X the most capable off-road heavy duty diesel-powered truck you can buy? We take on the Cliffhanger 2.0, our most difficult off-road test, to find out.
With the ability to tow 13,000-lbs and haul 2,200-lbs in
Do bright colors work for pickup trucks? The answer is a clear and loud "Yes" when it comes to Ram trucks. The 2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport edition joins a lineup of other brightly colored Sublime green, Copper, and Ignition Orange special edition trucks.
The vivid blue color is contrasted