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Trick or Treat: The Hummer Returns as an All-Electric at werd.com

Trick or Treat: The Hummer Returns as an All-Electric

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The Hummer is back. Yes, General Motors’ long-shuttered Hummer operation is rising from the ashes as the Hummer EV, an all-electric super truck boasting a 350-mile range, 1000 horsepower, and get this—a diagonal off-road driving feature called Crab Mode. As the flagship of GM’s massive push into the EV market, the Hummer EV runs on an all-new modular electric vehicle platform and battery system known as Ultium. Sold under the GM brand, the first of several new Hummer models will reach dealerships in fall of 2021.

2021 Grand Wagoneer Takes Jeep to a New Level of Luxury at werd.com

2021 Grand Wagoneer Takes Jeep to a New Level of Luxury

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For 2021, Jeep has completely re-designed & upgraded their flagship Grand Wagoneer. With a larger body modeled on the Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, the new GW offers 3-row seating and a level of luxury beyond anything Jeep has ever produced. It will be offered with both a plug-in hybrid drivetrain as well as various levels of gas-powered performance.

Dodge Rolls Out 2021 RAM 1500 TRX at werd.com

Dodge Rolls Out 2021 RAM 1500 TRX

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The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a juiced-up off-road-ready weapon built to send the Ford Raptor flapping back to its nest. Dodge claims that 75% of the TRX build is different from the stock 1500. Way gnarlier obviously. Powered by a Hellcat motor, it delivers 702 horsepower for a 0-60 time of 4.5, boasts a BorgWarner 48-13 transfer case with a rock crawl-friendly low range of 2.64:1, an 8,100-pound towing capacity, plus a high-tech leather-clad interior. Order yours today.

Jeep Unveils Farout Concept Gladiator at werd.com

Jeep Unveils Farout Concept Gladiator

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Powered by a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine that delivers 28 MPG, Jeep’s new Gladiator Farout concept is designed for long range, off-road missions. Overlanding. 37” mud tires, Fox Shocks, Warn winch. Its class-leading 4×4 payload allows for a full roof-top tent—which pops up in seconds and sleeps 4. The interior of the Farout features a fridge and stove as well as smoke blue leather with orange stitching.

Zero Labs Electrifies the Classic Land Rover III at werd.com

Zero Labs Electrifies the Classic Land Rover III

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With their vintage Land Rover series III SUVs converted into modern, zero-emission electric vehicles, Zero Labs Automotive is cleaning up a classic with remarkably fine form. Carefully selected donor vehicles undergo a complete mechanical re-build replacing the petrol powertrain with an electronic one that produces between 300-600 horsepower with a range of up to 235 miles. The interiors are also completely re-done, featuring a clean and minimalist, retro design that’s a perfect match with the 1970-1985 Rover styling

Go Eco-Off-Roading in an Electric Land Rover 90 at werd.com

Go Eco-Off-Roading in an Electric Land Rover 90

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Some will call it sacrilege others will call it cool, but either way, Twisted Automotive’s Electrified Defender 90 is a rad little Rover. Using the soft-top 90 model, the British workshop has created what they call the NAS-E, swapping petrol power for an EV drivetrain that outputs 214 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque in an AWD design. Its range is more than 200 miles. Only 30 of these silent killers will be made.

Sorry Jeep: Ford Introduces All-New 2021 Bronco at werd.com

Sorry Jeep: Ford Introduces All-New 2021 Bronco

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Certain corners of the internet have been buzzing for years about the day Ford would finally bring back the Bronco. Well, at long last, the day has arrived. The 2021 Ford Bronco is here & it’s every bit the modern Hot Wheels truck everyone’s been hoping for. Boxy AF. Very short wheelbase. Available with 2 or 4 doors and 2 engine options so far—both EcoBoost turbos, it will also be available in the trail-ready Sasquatch trim package, which boasts HOSS (High-Performance Off-Road Stability Suspension) for crawling right past those Wrangler Rubicons & into the wild.

The Ineos Grenadier Celebrates An Off-Road Icon at werd.com

The Ineos Grenadier Celebrates An Off-Road Icon

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Created from the ground-up in homage to the original off-road adventure-mobile, the iconic Land Rover Defender, Ineos’ forthcoming Grenadier SUV is designed to perform in the world’s harshest environments—a hardworking, utilitarian 4X4 & decidedly un-luxurious. African safari-tough yet modern. Created through an engineering partnership with Magna Steyr, the Grenadier’s full specs and build sheet are still under wraps. Due for release late 2021.

Rezvani Teases Insane Hercules 6X6 SUV at werd.com

Rezvani Teases Insane Hercules 6X6 SUV

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With the (partial) unveiling of the new Hercules 6X6 SUV, California’s custom carmaker Rezvani blows past expectations yet again. This new super-luxury ’yute is excessive & overbuilt in every way; but not really an off-roader, it’s more of an exotic accessory; the ideal ride for Rodeo Drive or cruising Dubai’s Sheik Zayed road. All we know for sure so far: it’s huge, has 6-wheels & pre-order is open now.

Cadillac Rolls Out Updated & Upgraded 2021 Escalade at werd.com

Cadillac Rolls Out Updated & Upgraded 2021 Escalade

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Just like GMC’s Yukon & Suburban, the Cadillac Escalade is also getting a full update for 2021. The 2021 model is 7-inches longer with 11 more cubic feet of storage space, and is marked by a new grill and front-end look as well as LED lighting. It is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 good for 420 horsepower, and a diesel motor will also be offered. Inside there’s a 38-inch curved infotainment display, great for viewing while you have the SUV in hands-free, semi-autonomous driving mode.

Todd Snyder’s Toyota FJ43 Makes a Killer Classic Even Cooler at werd.com

Todd Snyder’s Toyota FJ43 Makes a Killer Classic Even Cooler

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Let’s face it, making a classic Land Cruiser FJ43 look cool is pretty easy. It came that way. Modern men’s fashion-maven Todd Snyder saw an opening though. He thought the addition of a leather interior—using the same leather from Red Wing’s Heritage Classic boots—would make a sweet upgrade. He was right! Of course this Limited FJ also got a ground-up restoration to bring all systems up to 2020 performance. The slate gray paint was borrowed from Porsche and the vintage 2-door got a completely new 228-horse 4.0-liter V6 and tranny.

GMC Unveils Bigger, Badder 2021 Yukon at werd.com

GMC Unveils Bigger, Badder 2021 Yukon

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GMC just rolled out the new Yukes. That’s the 2021 Yukon, Yukon XL and off-road ready Yukon AT4. Overall, the new model is bigger, with a longer wheelbase and offers more cargo space as well as lots of optional toys and treats—like available air suspension and a 420-hp 6.2-liter V8 or the Denali’s 15-inch multicolor head-up display. Look for the new Yukon—in its full-range of trims & power options—to arrive at dealers by mid-summer.

Chevy Suburban & Tahoe Updated with OTA for 2021 at werd.com

Chevy Suburban & Tahoe Updated with OTA for 2021

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For 2021, Chevy’s full-size Suburban & Tahoe SUVs will both be longer with more interior space, and the ride comfort significantly smoothed out due to the addition of both independent rear suspension and adaptive suspension all around. The driver gets a 10-inch color infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Optional 12.6” screens can be added for rear passengers. “Over the Air” update technology is also new for the 2021 models.

Carhartt & Chevy Team Up On Special Edition 2021 Silverado at werd.com

Carhartt & Chevy Team Up On Special Edition 2021 Silverado

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Iconic American workwear brand Carhartt teamed up with Chevy on a rugged, hardworking special edition 2021 Silverado 2500 LTZ crew cab. Based on a Z71 Off-Road model it features Rancho shocks, Hill Descent Control, 20-inch A/T tires and skid plates. Lowkey gold Carharrt branding & a special Mosaic Black Metallic paint color complete the package.

The EarthRoamer LTi is the Ultimate Overland RV at werd.com

The EarthRoamer LTi is the Ultimate Overland RV

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With the beast of a Ford F-550 as its base, the EarthRoamer LTi is the ultimate overland adventure machine. It features a Carbon Fiber body that is not only super lightweight but stronger & more rigid. Marine grade components and systems throughout plus an 11kWh lithium battery bank powered by four 330W solar panels deliver dependable off-grid livability. There are multiple floor plans available and as each camper is made to order, there are endless options for custom configurations & luxury features.

Hennessey’s Latest Jeep is a 1000-Horse Gladiator at werd.com

Hennessey’s Latest Jeep is a 1000-Horse Gladiator

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Hennessey Performance’s Jeep Gladiator MAXIMUS is a 1000-horsepower off-road animal. Based on a 2020 Gladiator, it has a Hellcat supercharged V8 under the hood. Standing 6-inches taller than stock, it rides on a King Off-Road Suspension System and 20-inch rims. From upgraded bumper to bumper, it is loaded with off-road mods & add-ons. Quite possibly the ultimate Jeep (with a bed to boot).

The Gladiator XMT Could Bring Jeep Back Into the U.S. Military at werd.com

The Gladiator XMT Could Bring Jeep Back Into the U.S. Military

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AM General, the military contractor that developed the original Hummer teamed up with Jeep on the Gladiator Extreme Military-Grade Truck (XMT), a lightweight off-roader that could bring Jeep back to battlefields for America for the first time in 20 years. Depends on how many, if any, the U.S. military orders. Based on the current model Wrangler, the Gladiator pickup features a battle-ready design but few tech specs have been released except for the mil-spec model, there’s a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 under the hood.

For 2021, the Chevy Colorado Got a Nose Job at werd.com

For 2021, the Chevy Colorado Got a Nose Job

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The mid-size Chevy Colorado is getting a solid update for 2021, including the high-performance ZR2 and Z71 off-road models. The front-end look is all new, and looks tough! Fresh badging on the grille and the Chevrolet word-mark embossed in the tailgate. The ZR2 and Z71 feature fresh colors, like Sand Dune Metallic, in two dirt-friendly trim levels.

The Bollinger B1 is the All-Electric SUV We’ve Been Waiting For at werd.com

The Bollinger B1 is the All-Electric SUV We’ve Been Waiting For

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Bollinger Motors’ mission to build the world’s first American-made all-electric SUV & pickup is moving steadily toward realization. Newly-released pics of beta versions of their forthcoming model B1 ’ute & quad-cab B2 pickup look promising. Especially for those who agree that even a vintage Rover could be boxier. Both boast 614 horsepower and 668-ft. lb. of torque to handle 5000-pounds of payload while delivering 200 miles of zero-emission range. No truck does that. They mean business too, with 15-inches of clearance & 10-inches of tire travel, they’ll get you off the grid & back. Available for pre-order now.

Land Rover Unveils Redesigned 2020 Defender at werd.com

Land Rover Unveils Redesigned 2020 Defender

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In the hearts & minds of the most discerning off-road enthusiasts, the iconic Land Rover Defender is the one true standard-bearer. And for 2020, Rover has completely redesigned the boxy little 4X4 for the next generation. It’s hard not to see its FJ-esque or even (gulp) Jeep Renegade looks but, moving on. Power comes from your choice a turbocharged inline-four or 395-horse hybrid 6-cylinder. The 4-door 110 model will be available early 2020, with the 2-door 90 model coming later.