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Update (10/30): A GM representative, in a statement to sister brand MotorTrend, couldn’t comment on future consumer vehicles. But they would confirm that the company is, “exploring opportunities to adapt the all-new Suburban for military and government use. In its 85 years of existence, the Chevrolet Suburban has taken on many people and cargo challenges, both
What happens to SEMA trucks once the automotive industry’s biggest event ends? More often than not, they fade into oblivion after the short-lived fame. Sometimes, though, something meaningful happens. Truck Hero, a manufacturer of cool truck products, just sent its SEMA Show truck to Barrett-Jackson’s 2020 Fall Auction at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona. The customized
On This Week’s Show: Paul Schneider from Chemical Guys 3D printing with metal: MIMO Technik Aerospace Chevy Silverado 3500HD now tows 36,000 pounds Learn about the latest in car care products and technology from Chemical Guys co-founder and CEO Paul Schneider, and travel with Lightning to MIMO Technik Aerospace where he will share the fascinating
When we reported on the relaunch of adjustable air suspension gurus AccuAir, we only had their Instagram post and press release to glean information from. While we were happy with the general fact that there would be a future for AccuAir, we still weren’t sure exactly what that future would look like. Well, it was
“The rumors are true. @arnottair is bringing AccuAir back, bigger and badder than ever. Stay tuned for more news on our relaunch, coming soon.” That is the Instagram post we all saw yesterday. We also received a press release from Arnott industries, a 30-year-strong family-run business that offers OE alternative parts for factory air suspension
Yamaha recently introduced us to its all-new entry into the recreational UTV class: the 2021 Wolverine RMAX 1000. This new vehicle features a whole host of class-leading features including a new 999cc parallel-twin engine, entirely new chassis, and state-of-the-art cockpit. You can read all about the new vehicle in our First Look deep dive here.
The “Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist” series began in March 2020 with a story about a 1994 Ford E-350 that served in former President Bill Clinton’s motor pool. With this rundown on Houston, Texas, we now have 14 stories covering our search for diesels being privately sold via Craigslist from coast to coast. It’s important
It’s difficult to believe that the Hummer brand has been out of our lives for more than a decade now. We were big fans, mostly due to the brand’s vehicles’ amazing off-road capabilities. However, for as big of fans as we were, there were certainly those who didn’t see Hummer in quite the same light.
Life is all about the pursuit of power. In this case, though, we mean electricity—not horsepower. As overlanding setups and pickups in general become more and more reliant on electricity, companies are getting increasingly creative in developing portable methods to generate, store, and deliver sweet, sweet electrons. Ontario, Canada–based Worksport, a seller of truck tonneau covers,
Looking for a cool way to put that extra October paycheck to use? Regret not getting in early on the Ram TRX or Ford Bronco? On October 20, you can be one of the early ones to put down a $100 reservation on the latest upcoming truck—the 2022 GMC Hummer EV. Commercials announcing the silent behemoth
The “Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist” series began in March 2020 with a story about a 1994 Ford E-350 that served in former President Bill Clinton’s motor pool. With this rundown on Dallas, Texas, we now have 13 stories covering our search for diesels being privately sold via Craigslist from coast to coast. It’s important
Just like household items, sporting goods, building materials, and pretty much anything else that is offered for sale on Craigslist, a quick search for “Diesel” in the Cars and Trucks section of the popular website presents requestors with an immediate rundown of rigs and rides that are powered by oil-burners. Our series, The Best Diesel
On This Week’s Show: A Vague Death Wish 4WP Factory’s new wheels and tires Holman’s latest adventure Josh Mazerolle of Vague Industries returns to talk about his latest Death Wish project, what happened to the Hilux and what, exactly, did C10 Talk’s Ronnie Wetch have to do with its current state. The guys also get
With its 2.0-inch lift, 6.0-inch wider track, flared fenders, and chunky all-terrain tires, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX looks absolutely wicked—even in its base $71,790 form. Yet, the folks at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’s Mopar division are taking things a step further with a variety of parts that add an extra skosh of menace and off-road
On This Week’s Show: Bilstein’s Jason Engelman Holman drives the Land Rover Defender The modified F-150 debate rages on The guys nerd out on the Bilstein shock technology behind the Ford Bronco and Ram 1500 TRX with Bilstein’s head of Damper Magic, Jason Engelman. Find out how these shocks work, how they were chosen, and,
In addition to Chevrolet Trucks’ announcement of a best-in-class towing figure of 36,000 pounds for its 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD, the company also introduced four special editions to add some custom, er, factory flare to its lineup of 2500 and 3500 3/4- and 1-ton pickup trucks. While these HD special-edition trucks don’t quite reinvent the
Diesel Power has been linked with the Outlaw Diesel Super Series—North America’s premiere diesel drag-racing sanction—for nearly five years, in a relationship that has grown from editor KJ Jones simply attending a few events, to the brand joining forces with ATS Diesel Performance in 2016, as a co-sponsor for the very popular 7.70 Index Eliminator.
The Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist is our series charting trucks, cars and other vehicles with oil-burners that are being sold in major cities throughout the U.S. The ever-evolving search began in March 2020 with a story about a 1994 Ford E-350 ex-presidential communications van (for former President Bill Clinton). With this rundown on Cincinnati,
Honda rocked the truck world when it introduced the all-new 2006 Ridgeline. A first for the midsize pickup class, the Ridgeline featured a unibody design with fully independent suspension. Honda offered its new pickup with a V-6 engine, automatic transmission, and available all-wheel drive. We deemed the truck so good, in fact, that it won
Chevrolet stunned us all when the company announced that its all-new 2020 Silverado 3500HD would have a maximum towing capability of 35,500 pounds. This figure, from the company that for a long time wanted nothing to do with the capability wars, trumped Ram’s figure of 35,100 pounds for its all-new 2019 Ram 3500 (which bested
On This Week’s Show: NISMO Returns to Trucks Milton Leaves Nikola Lyn Woodward Talks Rebelle Rally Our friend Lyn Woodward returns to the podcast to discuss her ongoing partnership with Nissan and the Rebelle Rally, while breaking some embargoed Nissan NISMO news. Lightning and Holman also talk about their mixed feelings over the departure of
They say everything is bigger in Texas, which meant in order to stand out Carlos Zapata needed to go bigger than anything he had ever done. Born and raised in Dallas, Carlos was part of a migrant worker family that did a lot of traveling. From picking oranges in Florida to working sugar beets in