pickup trucks

Toyota Hilux Invincible

by Isaiah on August 9, 2013 · 21 comments

Toyota-Hilux-Invincible

Check out this newly introduced Toyota Hilux Invincible. Coming in either Extra Cab or Double Cab body styles and Active or Sport versions, this top of the range grade of the Toyota Hilux is available in two different engine options including a 2.5-liter D-4D with manual transmission in 2WD or 4WD configuration, and a 3.0-liter D-4D with manual or automatic transmission in 4WD configuration. The Toyota Hilux Invincible is scheduled to go on sale in Europe in the second half of 2013. [GlobalMotors]

2014-Chevrolet-Silverado-High-Country

Check out the all new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country. This pickup truck comes with a unique chrome grille with horizontal chrome bars, halogen projector lamps, chrome body side moldings, door handles and mirrors, body-color front and rear bumpers, and a set of 20-inch chrome wheels with P275/55R20 all-season tires. Under the hood, there are two different engine options including a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 with 355 hp and the new 6.2-liter EcoTec V-8. [Global Motors]

2012-Isuzu-D-Max

Isuzu is set to unleash their newest pickup truck ‘D-Max’ in Australia in the first half of next year. Coming in Single Cab, Space Cab and Crew Cab body styles, the 2012 D-Max is available in either 2WD or 4WD configuration along with two different diesel engines: a 2.5-liter unit with 87kW/280Nm or 101kW/320Nm and a 3.0-liter unit with 132kW/380Nm. In terms of safety, the D-Max comes with electronic stability control, traction control, ABS, brake assist and a number of airbags. Stay tuned for more updates. [Car Advice]

2012-SsangYong-SUT-1

SsangYong has just showcased the production version of its 2012 SsangYong SUT-1 at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Coming in both rear-wheel drive and part-time all-wheel drive configurations, this new pickup truck is equipped with a 2.0-liter diesel engine (w/ either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission) that produces a 114kW of power and 360Nm of torque. In terms of safety, the car comes with electronic stability control, dual airbags, four-wheel disc brakes, front and rear fog lights and a reversing warning system. Pricing details will be revealed closer to the SUT-1’s local launch early next year. [Card Advice]

2012 Toyota Tacoma Gets Pricing In The US

by Isaiah on September 7, 2011 · 3 comments

2012-Toyota-Tacoma

The all new 2012 Toyota Tacoma has just been priced in the US. Available in three different trims levels, this compact pickup truck is offered in three different body types including Regular Cab, Access Cab and Double Cab, and two different configurations: a rear-wheel-drive model or an all-wheel-drive model. Under the hood, power comes from either a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque or a V6 unit with a displacement of four liters that outputs 236 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. Price itself starts at $16,875. [Autoevolution]

Chrysler Recalls 243,000 Ram Pickup Trucks

Chrysler has decided to recall 242,780 Ram pickup trucks over a steering failure that could lead to “a loss of directional stability”. The recall affects certain Ram 2500/3500 4×4 and Ram 3500 Cab Chassis 4×2 models manufactured from February 14, 2008 through March 28, 2011. It also affects the Ram 1500 Mega Cab 4×4 models manufactured from February 14, 2008 until August 15, 2008. Chrysler dealers will inspect the tie rod ends and replace the outer left tie rod as required, as well as a front end toe alignment, all free of charge. [CarScoop]