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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.

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Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco

Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco

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.

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

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

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

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.

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2018 Shelby Raptor Baja

2018 Shelby Raptor Baja

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.

2018 Ram Limited Tungsten

2018 Ram Limited Tungsten

The most luxurious Ram truck ever has a Tungsten Chrome grille, body trim, and wheel accents. Inside, Frost leather seats are trimmed with Indigo piping, the cabin is accented by dark stained wood, and a suede headliner. Available on 1500, 2500 and 3500 series trucks.

2017 Shelby F-150 Super Snake

2017 Shelby F-150 Super Snake

Shelby’s latest truck starts out as a Ford F-150, but is made oh-so-special with the addition of a 5.0-liter supercharged V8, packing 750 horsepower, plus sporty ground effects, 22″ chrome wheels, and of course, racing stripes, because they make everything faster.

Traxxas 8S X-Maxx RC Truck

Traxxas 8S X-Maxx RC Truck

Traxxas’ new RC monster truck goes “only” up to 50mph, but you’ll be too busy pulling off drifts, jumps and wheelies to care. The X-Maxx has 8″ tires, a 1275kv brushless motor, oil-filled aluminum shocks and a convenient modular chassis.

Workhorse W-15 Electric Pickup

Workhorse W-15 Electric Pickup

Designed as a more fuel efficient, reduced maintenance truck for fleets, the W-15 packs impressive specs. Its AWD electric drivetrain pushes out 460hp, and can go 0-to-60 in 5.5s. Pure-electric range is just 80 miles, but its gas engine can generate power for up to 310 miles.

R/C Truck Festival

R/C Truck Festival

SRS-RC shares footage of some amazing model trucks and construction equipment being driven and performing tasks during Modellbau Wels 2017, a festival which celebrates model vehicles and aircraft of all kinds. We’d love to see that Bucyrus crane being driven around in action.

1/3rd Scale R/C Truck

1/3rd Scale R/C Truck

MammuthWorks‘ huge Rewarron remote-controlled truck measures 78.5″ long, making it 33% of the size of an actual pickup. It’s got a 270cc 1 cyl engine, and an off-road suspension. While its price tag may be hard to swallow, it’s still less than 1/3rd the price of a real truck.

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2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD

Even if you aren’t the boss, you can still drive this beast of a truck and feel like one. GMC’s 2017 offering has a new Duramax 6.6L turbo diesel V-8 with 910lb-ft of torque that hauls with ease and goes off road in total comfort.

A Day at the Track with Chevy

A Day at the Track with Chevy

We recently headed to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Chevrolet for a day at their Find New Roads Experience. Along the way, we hit the agility course in the new Colorado ZR2, launched a Camaro ZL1, and did a bucket-list lap of the speedway in a Corvette Grand Sport.

Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept

Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept

Combining the ruggedness of Toyota’s nearly indestructible HiLux pickup with the playfulness of Tonka toy trucks, this very special concept is ready to take on just about anything, with a 6″ lift, 35″ lug tires, a huge skid plate, LED trail lighting, and a tube frame in its bed for gear.

Monster Jam Front Flip

Monster Jam Front Flip

During the 2017 Monster Jam World Finals XVIII, driver Lee O’Donnell was zipping around the dirt in his beastly ride, The Mad Scientist, when he pulled off a stunt never before performed in a monster truck – a front flip. Naturally, he went on to win the freestyle competition.

Our Epic Mint 400 Adventure

Our Epic Mint 400 Adventure

The Mint 400 is called The Great American Off-Road Race. To make the experience even better, Toyota helped us turn it into an awesome off-road road trip and adventure ending up in Las Vegas. We queued up Fear and Loathing and hit the road for an amazing weekend adventure.

Truck Tipover Close Call

Truck Tipover Close Call

Incredible video out of Korea of a tractor trailer losing control on the highway, balancing on just half of his wheels, then miraculously landing safely back on the road. Either the guy behind the wheel was a stunt driver, or his cargo was a bunch of self-balancing scooters.

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