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Truck Trend Magazine online brings you the latest reviews and road tests of all performance truck models. Choose an option below to read expert reviews of all available models from our writers and staff.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Reaper First Drive 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Reaper First Drive
Chevy’s Raptor Rival, from an Unexpected Source: We drive Lingenfelter's performance-tuned Silverado. Is it a legitimate rival against the... more
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT First Drive 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT First Drive
Speedy Delivery: How to get from the boat launch to the street in 4.8 seconds more
Gaining Traction: Quigley's Nissan NV 4x4 Conversion Gaining Traction: Quigley's Nissan NV 4x4 Conversion
We headed to Quigley's for a two-day look-see and to join with Quigley's test team and Gerrie Appie, Nissan's senior manager of Commercial... more
Mean Green Machine: 2000-hp Volvo Diesel Hybrid Truck Mean Green Machine: 2000-hp Volvo Diesel Hybrid Truck
Why diesel/electric hybrid? This is clearly a crazy, but cool-looking truck. But what's the point of a 2000-horsepower diesel/electric semi... more
Ram 392 Quick Silver Concept First Test Ram 392 Quick Silver Concept First Test
Do-It-Yourself SRT: Wish They'd Bring Back The Dodge Ram Srt10? This Ram 392 Quick Silver concept is a single cab, short-bed Ram stuffed... more
Performance Test: XPLORE Adventure Series' 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Performance Test: XPLORE Adventure Series' 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon
Ready-Built Weekend Worrier With Socially Responsible Added Perks more
Performance: Shelby Super Snake F-150 Performance: Shelby Super Snake F-150
The Ford F-150 is Given the Shelby Touch - Shelby's History has revolved around Ford cars, and 20 years ago, the company expanded to... more
Arden Gets Its Hands on the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Arden Gets Its Hands on the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
German tuning firm Ardengot its hands on a 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, and recently released a catalog of visual and performance... more
First Drive: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 First Drive: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Paving The Way -- Willow Springs Raceway, probably not the first place people think of to test the limits of a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. more
Performance: Ride Along with Grave Digger Performance: Ride Along with Grave Digger
The word insane best sums up the experience, plus exhilarating, amazing-you get the idea. more
First Look: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 First Look: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Following the debut of the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, it didn't take long before the questions and the rumors started flying: Will... more
Life After Gemballa: Revived Tuner Unveils Porsche Cayenne Tornado Life After Gemballa: Revived Tuner Unveils Porsche Cayenne Tornado
The German Gemballa tuning outfit has witnessed one whirlwind of a year, but after reforming in the hands of new owners, the company is... more
Lupini Builds $91,000, 535-horsepower Chevrolet Ute SS for South Africa Lupini Builds $91,000, 535-horsepower Chevrolet Ute SS for South Africa
No, you can't get it in the U.S. Our South African readers, however, will be happy to know that LupiniPower has a new 535-horsepower... more
Tuned First Look: Mansory Tunes 555-horsepower BMW X6 M Tuned First Look: Mansory Tunes 555-horsepower BMW X6 M
Mansory is living up to its reputation once again with this upgraded BMW X6 M. The showy, 555-horsepower beast wasn't ridiculous enough, so... more
First Look: Mansory Tunes Wild Range Rover Sport First Look: Mansory Tunes Wild Range Rover Sport
Wish Mansory would get its hands on a Range Rover Sport? Your prayers have been answered. more
Spare The Rod: Our Favorite Performance Pickups Spare The Rod: Our Favorite Performance Pickups
Trucks are more commonly known for capability -- towing, off-road ability, and payload -- but they can also be built for speed. more
Ready To Race: 2011 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner RTR Ready To Race: 2011 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner RTR
i-Forced Tacoma X-Runner RTR: The RTR concept truck is a one of a kind in house built race truck to showcase Toyota's performance... more
High-Flying Performance: Hennessey VelociRaptor High-Flying Performance: Hennessey VelociRaptor
Hennessey can turn a Raptor into a twin-turbo street and sand machine with 810 horsepower and 745 pound-feet of torque. more
Tuned First Look: Mansory Builds Non-Visually Offensive 670-Horsepower BMW X5 M Tuned First Look: Mansory Builds Non-Visually Offensive 670-Horsepower BMW X5 M
We doubt Swiss tuner Mansory will win a design award anytime soon, but unlike its past products, the firm's take on the BMW X5 M hasn't... more
First Look: Hartge Tunes BMW's X1 Diesel Crossover First Look: Hartge Tunes BMW's X1 Diesel Crossover
German tuner Hartge has already treated BMW's diesel X1 CUV to a mild cosmetic and performance makeover. more
Classic Performance: 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS396 Classic Performance: 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS396
We received this story from sister publication Motor Trend Classic. It was too cool to ignore. GM's El Camino SS396 is the more garden... more
Performance: Fastlane Chevrolet 427SS Silverado Performance: Fastlane Chevrolet 427SS Silverado
GM'S Concept Is Now Reality - Fastlane's Silverado 427SS is its version of GM's Silverado 427 concept. It will be sold at select Chevrolet... more
Performance: Toyota Tundra TR Concept Performance: Toyota Tundra TR Concept
TRD Items Make This Concept Reality - You Can't tell from looking at this Matte Black pickup that this Tundra has a supercharged 5.7-liter... more
Flight of the Raptor: Torture Testing in the Desert Flight of the Raptor: Torture Testing in the Desert
We help Ford's SVT engineering team torture test its next desert-storming F-150. This promises to be no ordinary durability run: Basically,... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2010: Factory Power Runner Truck Trend's Best In Class 2010: Factory Power Runner
These aren't rational vehicles. They aren't know for towing capacity or off-road capability. They are about going fast and having fun. more
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