The High Desert special edition package for Chevy’s Silverado 1500 offers a trunk-like storage system in the bed with compartments you can move & configure to suit your needs. A hard tonneau cover is also integrated into the design as well as sail-shaped panels and roll bar-like trim behind the cab; recalling the now discontinued Avalanche.
Everyone can agree that the Defender is one of the best-looking 4X4s ever made. Regarding mechanics & performance—that’s another story. But ICON fixed it, re-fitting this classic with an all-new 6.2-liter GM Erod V8 & a ¾-ton GM automatic transmission. In the overhaul process they updated & upgraded the grill, interior, and loads of other details.
Land Rover’s ultra-limited Reborn initiative offers 25 prospective customers the opportunity to purchase an original & highly collectible Land Rover Series I directly from Land Rover Classic. These vehicles have been painstakingly restored to original 1948 factory specs by the company’s in-house experts using meticulously sourced classic parts.
As evidenced by these hyper-realistic photo-composite renderings, the classic Ford Bronco could make a return, some believe it could come as soon as 2020. Blending images of the 1st generation 1966 Bronco with images of Ford’s 2004 concept, the team at bronco6g.com have created a very viable looking 6th generation Bronco. Let’s hope it happens.
Turning the F-150 Raptor into even more of a beast was no small feat but that’s what Ford has done for 2017. The new model got a military-grade all aluminum body to shed 500-pounds and it sits on a high strength boxed steel frame. Higher ground clearance, a new 4WD system, 3-inch Fox Racing Shox & a 24-valve, 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine make this big bird badder than ever.
Wyoming-based Legacy Classic Trucks do frame-off, nut & bolt rebuild-restorations of the iconic Dodge Power Wagon, one of the meanest American 4X4’s ever made. They’re now offering 4-door versions, complete with a 480hp Direct Injected 6.2 Liter LT1 V-8, boxed frame, Recaro seats, and heaps more.
Ford is calling the 2016 F-150 Limited a truck that could substitute for a higher end German sedan. It’s Mojave leather everywhere, massaging seats, eucalyptus wood grain, & 360º driver-assist cameras. And yet still an actual truck; powered by a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 with 365 horsepower & 420 pound-feet of torque.
If money was no object in building your post apocalypse survival vehicle, you’d likely make something like Action Mobil’s Global XRS 7200; an ultra-offroad RV that will carry you through Mad Max territory in comfort & style. This indestructible, made-to-order beast features a luxurious interior with Bose Sound and a built-in flatscreen as well as a hydraulic rear lift for your motorbike & rooftop solar panels for off-grid power.
The amphibious vehicles from England’s Gibbs Amphitrucks switch from freeway to off-roader to river-runner with the push of a button. The Humdinga model travels at highway speeds & does over 30MPH on water with room for 7. The larger twin-diesel Phibian model can carry up to 15 people & can be set-up with a custom cargo configuration.