Hot on the heels of the 2017 Chevy Colorado announcement, the 2017 GMC Canyon gets the same new powertrain option. It's a new 3.6L gasoline V6 that is mated to a 8-speed automatic transmission. The news does not stop there, because GMC continues to expand the Canyon lineup with the
Bryce Menzies is known for racing Pro2 off-road truck on dirt and snow. These races have to do with medium-sized jumps, but Bryce is taking truck jumping to a world record level with Red Bull and Pennzoil. The goal is to beat the standing record of 332 feet, and what
It's time for the 2016 Ram 3500 HD dually to take on the 30,000 lbs Super Ike Gauntlet towing challenge. The "Super Ike" is all about maxing out every truck on towing load, or payload, or GVWR, or GCWR, or all of the above. It's also a chance for us to do
The brand-spanking new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty Long-Box Crew Cab will receive a 48-gallon (gas and diesel) fuel tank for the long-box crew cab configuration only. You can get this configuration in the F-250, F-350, and the F-450. According to Ford, the 48-gallon fuel tank is the largest available
Tough competition makes everybody better. GM is pushing forward with significant powertrain updates for the 2017 Chevy Colorado. The midsize truck gets a new 3.6L V6 gasoline engine that is mated to a GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L45 8-speed automatic transmission.
Chevrolet targeted performance and refinement with the engine/transmission combination. The new V6
There are fast racing semi trucks, and then there are FIA world speed record setting semi trucks. Volvo Trucks set out to beat their own world speed record in a truck called the "Iron Knight". This specially built truck takes the 13-liter Volvo D13 turbo-diesel engine to new heights with a
What are the elements that make a vehicle off-road worthy? TFLtruck and TFLcar has been testing all kinds of vehicles off-road in the Rocky Mountains and other locations for over six years, and we identified five key criteria that make a great off-road truck or SUV.
Ground clearance, approach/departure/breakover angles
What are all the updates for the 2017 Silverado heavy duty? The upgraded 6.6L Duramax turbo-diesel V8 engine (code: L5P) is the obvious one. Unfortunately, we still do not have its official power specifications. However, many other updates are known thanks to the order guides. Here are the highlights of
Which truck is quicker? This question is as old as when there were two trucks in the world. This time we pit a 2014 Ford Raptor with the 6.2L V8 against a 2016 Ram 3500 HD with the 6.7L high output Cummins I6 turbo-diesel in a classic TFLtruck quarter mile drag
The 2017 Chevy Silverado is getting incremental upgrades for the new model year. While this is not a significant redesign, the updates include important safety and convenience features. This information is based on the 2017 Silverado 1500 order guide.
The 2017 Silverado half-ton receives the following changes:
Loses three colors: Slate Grey
The 2017 Nissan Titan half-ton will start arriving at dealerships at the end of this month, and Nissan has announced the pricing. The Titan crew cab 4x2 S trim level with the 5.6L V8 will start at $34,780. How does this compare to competition?
It depends on the engine, cab, and
TFLtruck recently received the following question from Eric B.
I have watched your videos for the GMC Canyon Duramax 4WD crew cab with gross tow rating of 7,600 pounds, the mpg loop test, towing the Ike mashup with the Ford F-150 Lariat 5.0L with your 5,600 pound test trailer.
I have not
How difficult is it to tow a U.S. Navy jet with a pickup truck? The EA-6B jet weighs approximately 33,000 lbs when fully equipped. Although, it is not that difficult to move a plane like this on a flat and smooth surface - backing it up into its parking spot
What are the most interesting trucks? Nathan Adlen and Andre Smirnov discuss the Top 5 New Trucks You Must Drive on this episode of TFLtruck Talk. This episode is presented by Air Lift Company, the maker of air helper springs.
5. 2017 Ford Super Duty
The 2017 Super Duty is an all-new truck.
Red Bull is no stranger to cool videos. This time it's a chase through a peaceful Finnish countryside. The rabbit that is trying to get away is a VW Polo WRC race car piloted by Jari-Matti Latvala, a winning rally driver. This car won the Finnish rally three times. Vehicle
TFLtruck recently received the following question at firstname.lastname@example.org from Nick W.
I work for Forestry as a wild-land fire fighter in Florida. We use F-550s and Ram 5500s as our brush trucks. I was wondering why the 5500s are rated lower in HP and torque than the 3500s? They are the same