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Micro Scale RC Equipment

Micro Scale RC Equipment

We’ve seen some amazing remote-controlled vehicles before, but never ones this teensy. Monsterchannel24 shared footage of these 1/87th-scale trucks, excavators, cranes, and other micro machines in action at Germany’s Faszination Modellbau.

Making a Cardboard Street Sweeper

Making a Cardboard Street Sweeper

Using cardboard for its shell, and popsicle sticks and R/C car parts for its drivetrain, V. Idea created a miniature utility truck with spinning brushes that sweep up lightweight objects from the sidewalk in front of it. Hot glue is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?

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Atlis XT Electric Pickup Truck

Atlis XT Electric Pickup Truck

The Atlis XT electric pickup truck will be able to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5 sec, reach a top speed of 120 mph and have a range of up to 500 mi. It will have a 6.5 to 8ft bed, a spacious front trunk and power outlets. It can be fully recharged in 15 minutes using Atlis’ charger.

2020 Jeep Gladiator Truck

2020 Jeep Gladiator Truck

Inspired by the classic 1960s truck bearing the same name, the 21st century Jeep Gladiator has the 4×4 capabilities of a Wrangler, with a 5-foot truck bed. It can be equipped with a removable roof, its doors can be popped off, its windshield folds down, and it rides on up to 35″ tires.

Rivian R1T Electric Truck

Rivian R1T Electric Truck

Startup Rivian aims to produce a pure-electric, AWD truck that can get to 60mph in 3 seconds, and run up to 400 mi with its 180kWh battery pack. The base 105kWh model should go up to 230 mi. The company is taking $1000 deposits for those interested in the $69,000+ truck.

Trail Trekkin’ with Toyota TRD Pro

Trail Trekkin’ with Toyota TRD Pro

After putting some mud on the Toyota TRD Pros, we headed to the dusty Nevada desert to put the 2019 Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner TRD Pros to the test as part of our collab with the Trail Trek Tour. The rocky trails were no match for the FOX shocks each vehicle now sports.

Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack

Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack
$714+  Buy Link Comment

Front Runner’s Slimline II roof rack is made from rust-free aluminum with a weatherproof powder coat. The kits are modular for easy adjustment and part replacement. The company offers various accessories for securing items, and you can also use bolts on the rack’s t-slots.

Bollinger B2 Electric Pick Up Truck

Bollinger B2 Electric Pick Up Truck

Bollinger’s upcoming B2 truck shares many of the features of the B1 SUV, such as all-wheel drive, 520hp dual motors, hydro-pneumatic suspension, a 120kWh battery pack and more. It also has a patented pass-through door for transporting long items.

Getting Dirty with Toyota TRD Pro

Getting Dirty with Toyota TRD Pro

We spent a day off-roading in Toyota’s latest Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner TRD Pro series. All three now ride on rugged FOX shocks and are ready to take on just about any terrain you can throw at ’em. Check out our running footage, then read on for more.

Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept

Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept

Nissan’s UK division worked with the European Space Agency (ESA) to build this special Navara pickup, which tows an observatory-grade telescope to the darkest corners of the planet, providing amazing views of the night skies anywhere the truck can go.

Volvo Vera Autonomous Truck

Volvo Vera Autonomous Truck

Volvo is working on Vera, a system of autonomous trucks for short-range jobs, such as those needed in ports or logistics facilities. At the heart of the system is an autonomous vehicle that communicates with other units for safety and efficiency.

Bedslide Truck Drawer

Bedslide Truck Drawer
$899+  Buy Link Comment

The Bedslide is a slide-out truck drawer. It works with a variety of truck models and can hold up to 2000 lb. It has a non-slip lining and tie-down points to make sure your items stay still while driving. It’s also upgradeable with accessories and comes with a lifetime warranty.

2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

Chevy teamed up with AEV to create this slick new truck model. Beyond the Colorado ZR2’s impressive stock features, the Bison adds steel bumpers, boron-steel skid plates, wide fender flares, a sweet “CHEVROLET” grille, special 17″ x 8″ aluminum wheels, and an optional snorkel.

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Rezvani TANK Military Edition

Rezvani TANK Military Edition
$295K+  Buy Link Comment

An upgraded version of Rezvani’s TANK utility vehicle designed to protect its occupants in an ambush. Its glass and armor can handle high-caliber weapon fire, it packs night vision, bomb protection, electrified door handles, gas masks, magnetic deadbolts and more.

Giant RC Trucks in Action

Giant RC Trucks in Action

Monsterchannel24 presents close-up footage of a number of handmade remote-controlled model trucks, tractors, construction equipment, and other machines, each of which is a tiny mechanical marvel unto itself. The amount of detail in each vehicle is truly incredible.

Edible R/C Dump Truck

Edible R/C Dump Truck

Hong Kong based Pandora Cake Shop created this amazing dessert that looks and works just like a remote-controlled dump truck toy, but it almost fully edible, including the “dirt” in its hopper. Turn sound on for full effect.

Amazing RC Trucks

Amazing RC Trucks

We’re always amazed by the attention to detail that turns up in the remote control vehicle festivals over in Europe, and this selection of scale model trucks and buses driving around at the Modell Leben show in Erfurt, Germany is no exception. That mini truck wash.

Moving Van vs Overpass Slow-mo

Moving Van vs Overpass Slow-mo

With the help of stunt driver Kyle Weishaar, The Slow Mo Guys decided to replicate a common accident – a too-tall truck running into a too-short overpass, and captured all the carnage in gory slow motion detail. When the sheet metal hits at speed, it looks like rippling cloth.

2019 RAM 1500 Rebel

2019 RAM 1500 Rebel

Along with its other RAM 1500 brethren, the off-road ready quad cab Rebel is 4″ longer than before, increasing its wheelbase and interior space. Its suspension rides better than ever, and it features a sweet interior with black and red accents, and tire tracks embossed into its seats.

Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco

Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco
$480  Buy Link Comment

An awesome R/C recreation of the 1979 Ford Bronco Ranger XLT. This picture-perfect 20.57″ long replica of the off-roader is built on Traxxas‘ impressive TRX-4 4×4 chassis, with huge suspension travel, portal axles, and massive trail-rated tires. We love the sunset decals.

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Car Vandal Play-by-play

Car Vandal Play-by-play

A vandal attempted to break into an employee’s pickup truck parked outside of Seattle’s KIRO Radio, and learned quickly why Toyota trucks are said to be indestructible. The station then decided to add some commentary to the bumbling criminal’s futile efforts.

Legacy Overland Land Cruiser Pick-up

Legacy Overland Land Cruiser Pick-up
$Upon Request  Buy Link Comment

Legacy Overland’s awesomely restored and upgraded 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ-45. It has a 3.5L 6-cylinder diesel engine, Old Man Emu suspension, Daytona Beadlock steel wheels, BF Goodrich Mud Terrain tires, LED headlights, and a Bluetooth radio connected to four speakers.

RC Truck with Snowblower

RC Truck with Snowblower

RCSparks Studio shows off an amazing remote-controlled vehicle, the Spyker KAT, a dual-treaded snow cat and dump truck which can be fitted with a working snowblower up front. Other than the electrical bits and hardware, the whole thing was 3D printed.

LEGO Technic Mack Anthem

LEGO Technic Mack Anthem

A first look at a sweet new LEGO set based on Mack’s workhorse trucks. The kit (#42078) includes includes all the parts needed to make two entirely different trucks – a Mack Anthem tractor-trailer and a Mack LR garbage truck. The set will go for about $150 when it drops in 2018.

EarthRoamer XV-HD RV

EarthRoamer XV-HD RV
$1.5M  Buy Comment

A supersized version of EarthRoamer’s already formidable RV. The XV-HD is based on the Ford F-750. Aside from a more spacious living area, it also has a 115gal. gas tank, 250gal. water tank, a 2100W solar array and a self-charging 20kWh battery bank.

GM SURUS Autonomous Truck

GM SURUS Autonomous Truck

General Motors’ SURUS (Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure) is a universal truck platform that has autonomous capabilities and is powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Modules include a cab for human drivers, an ambulance and a mobile generator.

A Tight Right Turn

A Tight Right Turn

We always wondered how those long trucks carrying windmill parts made it around corners, and now we have the answer. Watch as this 197 foot-long turbine blade makes a hard 90º right turn, thanks to an ingenious trailer design by Nooteboom. Watch at original speed here.

Rezvani TANK

Rezvani TANK
$178K+  Buy Link Comment

The TANK is a 4WD extreme utility vehicle designed to handle just about anything. It starts out with a 6.4 liter HEMI V8 engine, making 500hp, and can be kitted out with everything from an off-road suspension, to Kevlar armor, bulletproof glass, and thermal night vision.

Tunnel Scrubbing Machine

Tunnel Scrubbing Machine

Most of the tunnels we’ve driven through are filthy, layered with exhaust from vehicles driving through. But in Switzerland, Colas Suisse keeps the tunnels spotless with this amazing contraption, which uses an array of spinning brushes to scrub off grime as it drives along.

Land Rover Tows 121-Ton Trailer

Land Rover Tows 121-Ton Trailer

We know first hand how good the Land Rover Discovery is good at towing things – we shot the video they used of the snow-bound 18-wheeler being towed by one. But we didn’t know it could pull a 121-ton, 328 ft road train like this Discovery HSE Td6 recently did in Australia.

2018 Shelby Raptor Baja

2018 Shelby Raptor Baja
~$117K+  Buy Comment

Shelby takes the latest Ford F-150 Raptor, and bumps it up to 525+ hp and 610+ lb-ft. of torque. It’s also been given upgraded two-stage FOX Racing shocks, bigger tires and wheels, a custom body kit, LED light bars, and a custom Shelby interior. Only 500 will be made for 2018.

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