Trucks

    Chevy Teams Up with AEV for Gnarly 2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison at werd.com

    Chevy Teams Up with AEV for Gnarly 2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison

    Posted in Rides and Trucks

    To create the 2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison, Chevy Trucks teamed up with high-end off-road mod specialists American Expedition Vehicles. AEV fitted the already beefy ZR2 with a total of 5 armored skid plates made of durable hot-stamped Boron steel, to protect the undercarriage from aggressive off-road action. They also designed special tubular bumpers & new fenders. There’s AEV branding throughout the truck as well as an optional dealer-mounted snorkel. This trick truck is also available with a diesel motor.

    AEV’s Recruit Conversion Kit Turns Your Ram 1500 into an Off-Road Beast at werd.com

    AEV’s Recruit Conversion Kit Turns Your Ram 1500 into an Off-Road Beast

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    With American Expedition Vehicles’ new Recruit Ram 1500, daddy can cruise effortlessly from school drop-off to a remote river crossing without missing a single mud puddle. Their Recruit package features a DualSport suspension kit w/ a 4-inch lift & includes extended-length Bilstein shocks and adjustable struts. Snorkel. Skid plates. 20-inch alloy beadlock wheels. Auxiliary lighting. Leather interiors. Adventure ready, even if you’re just a sad suburban dad dreaming of real adventure.

    Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor at werd.com

    Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor

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    When a normal F-150 won’t quite cut it, go Raptor. For 2019, Ford’s consumer “race” truck gets an electronically adaptive Fox Racing Shox Live Valve suspension, giving it a different feel in Normal, Sport or Off-Road modes. There’s also a Jump mode that kicks in when the truck’s front tires leave the ground because… you’ll probably jump it. It still has over 13-inches of suspension travel and the twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 still delivers 450HP. Due out fall 2018.

    New Legend Turns Classic 4x4s Into Daily Drivers at werd.com

    New Legend Turns Classic 4x4s Into Daily Drivers

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    Custom automaker New Legend is known for converting classic 4X4s into resto-mod masterpieces that combine 20th century styling with modern technologies. Their Runner series takes the classic International Scout & rebuilds it from the ground up with a brand-new 300-horse GM Vortec motor, upgrades and updates to the cooling, brake, steering, exhaust, and fuel systems. They also get lifted and fitted with 32-inch tires, modern Dana 44 axles with disc brakes, and three-point retractable seat belts.

    Chevy Rolls Out Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition at werd.com

    Chevy Rolls Out Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition

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    Chevy’s 2018 Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition is all blacked out: 18-inch painted black wheels with aggressive Goodyear rubber, a black grille, & black bowtie emblems. But there’s more: the vehicle’s third-row seat was removed for additional utility, increasing cargo space behind the second row to 54 cubic feet. There’s also tech: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot capability, rear vision camera, teen driver mode, and other advanced safety systems.

    2019 Toyota TRD Lineup is Looking Clean & Mean at werd.com

    2019 Toyota TRD Lineup is Looking Clean & Mean

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    Toyota just rolled out its TRD Pro line for 2019. The range of performance off-road rigs includes juiced up versions of the 4Runner, Tundra, & Tacoma. All 3 got 2.5-inch aluminum-body TRD Pro-exclusive Fox Internal Bypass shocks, offset alloy wheels that give them a 1-inch wider track, optional Desert Air Intake, upgraded LED lightning, and a full array of TRD branding and logos throughout.

    For 2019, Ford Turned a Ranger Into a Raptor at werd.com

    For 2019, Ford Turned a Ranger Into a Raptor

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    Ford has created Ranger Raptor, and this is no baby bird. This mid-size performance pickup got dialed with a 2.0-liter biturbo diesel engine with a 10-speed paddle-shift gearbox, Fox Racing shocks front and rear, 17-inch rims, & chunky 285/70 R17 all-terrain tires along with all the styling of its big brother. Sadly, the Ranger will not be offered in the U.S. At least not yet.

    Iron & Resin Unveil the Ultimate Adventure-Mobile at werd.com

    Iron & Resin Unveil the Ultimate Adventure-Mobile

    Posted in Exotic and Rides and Trucks

    The guys at Iron & Resin teamed up with the resto masters at New Legend to re-create a classic 4×4 adventure-mobile. It’s a 1972 International Scout that underwent a full mechanical re-do, now powered by a brand-new LS 5.3 engine and a 4L65 4 speed automatic transmission. Iron & Resin did the interior with the leather & waxed used in their clothes. Other upgrades include premium audio, a RakAttach Swing Arm Moto Mount & a Front Runner Outfitters Roof Rack.

    Chevy Gives Their Silverado a Fresh, New Look for 2019 at werd.com

    Chevy Gives Their Silverado a Fresh, New Look for 2019

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    Chevy gave their full-size Silverado pickup a much-needed update for 2019, with a more sculpted body design and rounded wheel wells that have a bit of aggressive flare. Its high-strength steel bed frame and use of “mixed of materials advanced manufacturing” strip away weight to make this Silverado much lighter than the outgoing model. It will be available in a full range of trim levels from LT to TrailBoss to the sporty Z71 package.

    Special Edition Ford Raptor Gets The Shelby Treatment at werd.com

    Special Edition Ford Raptor Gets The Shelby Treatment

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    As if Ford’s Raptor performance package wasn’t enough already, Ford teamed up with Shelby America to make the factory-built custom even sicker.  Under the hood of the Shelby Baja Raptor they added an aluminum intercooler and cold air intake with a high flow filter, cranking up the horsepower to 525. It got a four-corner adjustable Fox Racing Stage 2 suspension and a dual-intake ram air hood plus custom bumpers and skid plates, a bed-mounted chase rack, and a race-inspired interior featuring leather seating and Shelby branding throughout.

    Bollinger Motors B1 All-Electric SUV Looks Like an Instant Classic at werd.com

    Bollinger Motors B1 All-Electric SUV Looks Like an Instant Classic

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    Bollinger Motors, based in upstate New York, just rolled out its first vehicle, an all-electric SUV called the B1. The heavy duty design has a boxy Rover/Hummer vibe and the 100 kWh battery will give it a 200 mile range. It delivers approx. 360 horsepower and 472 lb-foot of torque making it a legit off-road and & work vehicle. 0 to 60 comes in at 4.5. The interior is simple & utilitarian but well designed and also has that vintage-classic vibe. Pre-order yours for 2018.

    Mercedes-Benz Debuts Its First Pickup, The X-Class at werd.com

    Mercedes-Benz Debuts Its First Pickup, The X-Class

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    After unveiling it as a concept just one year ago, Mercedes has officially taken the wrapper off the X-Class pickup. The full-size quad-cab will be offered in both 2WD & 4WD with several engine options including a pair of 4-cylinder diesels, a 4-cylinder gas, and a V6 diesel. G-Class level luxury is all there but so is the utility: cargo capacity is 1.1 tons.

    The Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept is a Real-Life Toy Truck at werd.com

    The Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept is a Real-Life Toy Truck

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    If only the Toyota HiLux was available in the states. Maybe someday. In the meantime, feast your eyes on the dreamy HiLux Tonka Concept.  Like the ultimate life-size toy truck, this fully-functional overbuilt beast is a lifted, loaded Tonka-truck inspired mix between a rock crawler and a desert racer and if you’re lucky enough to be in Australia this spring, you can see it drive live at events across the country.

    Gateway Bronco at werd.com

    Gateway Bronco

    Posted in Rides and Trucks

    Gateway Bronco call themselves “Barn-Find Specialists” and once found, their vintage Ford Bronco’s are transformed into new modern classics: frame-off restorations updated with modern performance technologies, 4-wheel disc brakes, a new Ford Coyote 302 engine, & new leather interiors. What they don’t mess with: the paint. That 40 years of patina stays.