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Behind The Scenes Coverage

Join Truck Trend Magazine behind the scenes at auto events, road tests, and Truck and Sport/Utility of the Year Award testing. Our Behind the Scenes coverage gives you an insider's look into many truck and sport/utility vehicle events.
Feeding The Fire For Team JEGS: Behind The Scenes - The Team's Custom Rigs & Chef Feeding The Fire For Team JEGS: Behind The Scenes - The Team's Custom Rigs & Chef
We got a first hand look of two custom rigs that support Team JEGS on the road and at the track - and become one of the team as we dine... more
VW's Newest Desert Runner: The Volkswagen Touareg TDI Baja Trophy Truck Racer VW's Newest Desert Runner: The Volkswagen Touareg TDI Baja Trophy Truck Racer
Built for Baja, with a Stunning V-12 Turbodiesel - The basic concept of unlimited desert racing is much like a bar fight in a dimly lit... more
Celebrity Drive: NFL Star Phillip Buchanon Celebrity Drive: NFL Star Phillip Buchanon
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Phillip Buchanon's 2008 Range Rover Sport is worlds away from his college days when he took a Greyhound bus... more
Celebrity Drive: Comic and host of "101 Cars You Must Drive" Alonzo Bodden owns a Mini -- and a Hummer Celebrity Drive: Comic and host of "101 Cars You Must Drive" Alonzo Bodden owns a Mini -- and a Hummer
It may sound like an odd choice for a comedian to host "101 Cars You Must Drive," but for Alonzo Bodden, it was in the stars. Or just chalk... more
Celebrity Drive, Olympic Edition: Mountain biker extraordinaire Adam Craig also competes on four wheels Celebrity Drive, Olympic Edition: Mountain biker extraordinaire Adam Craig also competes on four wheels
National mountain-bike champion Adam Craig is headed to Beijing to compete in the Olympics for the first time, as one of only two men on... more
Celebrity Drive: Food Network Celebrity Chef and car junkie Guy Fieri is a true Bow-Tie guy Celebrity Drive: Food Network Celebrity Chef and car junkie Guy Fieri is a true Bow-Tie guy
It seems every time you turn the TV on the Food Network Guy Fieri and his spikey blond hair, tattoos, and jewelry is everywhere. more
Green Meanies: New cable show Green Meanies: New cable show
Discovery Communications launches a new cable channel Planet Green today. more
MotorSports: Raiding Baja - Racing the Baja 1000 with Mitsubishi MotorSports: Raiding Baja - Racing the Baja 1000 with Mitsubishi
At the last minute, I'm presented with an opportunity to ride a leg of the 40th Annual Baja 1000 with DXR Racing in its 4WD Stock Mini... more
Fast Trucks: Peak Performance Fast Trucks: Peak Performance
Christine Reinertson cinched the racing harness holding her in the passenger seat one last time. more
Behind the Scenes: Full-Size Pickup Design Behind the Scenes: Full-Size Pickup Design
Everyone obsesses about automotive styling. Just look at auto shows, where the aisles overflow with sexy concepts pointing to the direction... more
Behind the Scenes: Acura Design Studio Opens, Will Lead to Creation of Future Acura Vehicles Behind the Scenes: Acura Design Studio Opens, Will Lead to Creation of Future Acura Vehicles
The new $15 million Acura Design Studio officially opened its doors, assuming a key role in the development of new concepts and designs... more
A Special Edition of the "Truck Trend Times" A Special Edition of the "Truck Trend Times"
Sometimes, the most interesting part of the story is what we didn't get to tell in the magazine. more
Motorsports: Road-Racing Diesels Motorsports: Road-Racing Diesels
Banks Engineering has put together several diesel truck projects to reap the benefits of torque. more
Pictures Don't Tell the Whole Story Pictures Don't Tell the Whole Story
If a picture's worth a thousand words, then you'd need 10,000 words to explain what's not in some of these. more
Behind the Scenes: 2005 Sport/Utility of the Year Behind the Scenes: 2005 Sport/Utility of the Year
Join the editors of Motor Trend Magazine as they hit the road to discover which of these seven contenders deserves to win the 2005... more
GM Announces Prices For Silverado and Sierra Pickups GM Announces Prices For Silverado and Sierra Pickups
All-new 2004 Chevrolet Silverado Fleetside and GMC Sierra Wideside half-ton Crew Cab pickups will... more
Behind the Scenes: 2004 Sport/Utility of the Year Behind the Scenes: 2004 Sport/Utility of the Year
The Motor Trend editors invite you to join them at the track, on the road, and on dusty trails as they evaluate the 2004 field of... more
Behind-the-Scenes Look: Monster Garage T-3 Stealth Launcher "Tundrinator" Behind-the-Scenes Look: Monster Garage T-3 Stealth Launcher "Tundrinator"
What happens when Jesse James takes a 2003 Toyota Tundra into the "Monster Garage" and converts it into a Terminator-style motorcycle... more
Behind the Scenes: Snow Blind Behind the Scenes: Snow Blind
Winter storm chasing in a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander and 2003 Subaru Forester more
Behind the Scenes: 2003 Truck of the Year Behind the Scenes: 2003 Truck of the Year
Through our two other Behind the Scenes articles this year, we showed the MT editors evaluating S... more
Behind the Scenes: 2003 Car of the Year Behind the Scenes: 2003 Car of the Year
How can we expand our Car of the Year coverage beyond the 20 magazine pages in the January 2003 i... more
Behind the Scenes: 2003 Sport/Utility of the Year Behind the Scenes: 2003 Sport/Utility of the Year
A candid look behind the scenes of our Sport/Utility of the Year testing, showing the editors in action as they reach the final, unanimous... more
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Dear Truck Trend, With gas prices rising, I'm glad automakers are bringing out more diesels. I... more
Reader's Letters: What Is Multiair?
Dear Truck Trend, I enjoyed your first look at the new Jeep Cherokee. I currently have a Honda... more
Reader's Letters: Euro Invasion
Dear Truck Trend, Oh dear, so small-displacement diesels and Euro vans are making headway into the... more
Sway Control: Diesel's Potential Equalizer – Fuel Prices
Among major automakers, opinions and strategies on light-duty diesels usually fall into one of two... more
Reader's Letters: Long-Term Nissan Dealer Woes
Dear Truck Trend, I just read your long-term update of the 2012 Nissan Frontier, and, really, you... more
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My truck is 6 months old and ive lost 3 rear wheel hub cap covers on the duals. Does anybody know... more
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