The mid-size Tacoma is the ultimate truck for outdoor fun. The TRD Off-Road model is our fave, ready to take on the most rugged terrain with a 3.5L V6, crawl control, locking rear diff, and on-demand 4WD. It’s even got a GoPro mount.
Based on the Ford SVT Raptor, the Shelby Baja 700 adds a Whipple supercharger to the 6.2L V8 engine, upping its output to over 700hp. It also has an upgraded suspension, 3″ King rear shocks, custom 18×9 wheels and the sweet Cobra stripes.
Building on the style of the classic 1956 Ford F-100, but with a modern chassis and drivetrain, this is no antique pickup. It’s built like a sports car, with a supercharged 5.0L V8, sport suspension and exhaust, and seats from a Mustang GT.
Ford has shelved the F-150 Raptor, so Hennessey opted for the 2015 Ford F-150 Supercrew 5.0L V8 (with the FX4 off-road package) and boosted it with an 8PSI supercharger, a high flow air induction system and upgraded fuel injectors.
The Shaman has eight custom-made low pressure tires. It can be driven in 4×4, 8×8 and a steering mode that enables it to move diagonally. An optional pump can inflate or deflate the tires to further improve handling on different terrain.
Originally used as an aircraft tug on German military airports, this 1976 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406 4×4 was last used as a hunting vehicle. It still has its original body and 85hp six-cylinder engine but has new wheels and tires.