Watch Toby Keith help Ford introduce their re-designed, 2009 F-150 at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show.
The Toyota A-BAT concept debuted at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, returning Toyota to its compact pickup truck roots. The environmentally advanced A-BAT provides modern versatility, roominess, and style in a compact pickup.
For earth-friendly considerations, the A-BAT concept is powered by Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive technology to deliver excellent fuel economy. The bed of the truck is perfect for work and play thanks to features… Continue reading
The redesigned, 2009 Dodge Ram made an appearance at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show with engine and convenience upgrades.
In addition to the new-generation 5.7-liter HEMI which produces 380 hp (283 kW) and 404 lb.-ft. (548 N_m) of torque, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram offers a 4.7-liter V-8 providing 310 horsepower (231 kW) and 330 lb.-ft. (447 N_m) of torque, and a 3.7-liter V-6 generating 215… Continue reading
The 2009 Ford F-150 opened the 2008 North American International Auto Show. The vision for Ford’s truck team was clear: Redesign America’s favorite truck, giving buyers unrivaled capability, unprecedented choice and a host of smart, game-changing features. You can choose from various F-150 models: the no-fuss XL workhorse, the sporty STX, off-road capable FX4, mid-range XLT, high-end Lariat, King Ranch, and the new Platinum series.
Improvements… Continue reading
We take a closer look at some of the strengths of the all new 2007 Toyota Tundra. We get into the wheel well and inspect the new huge brakes with their four piston calipers. We examine the suspension, the chassis and more.
Toyota raised the bar with their all new, full-size, made in America, pickup truck… the 2007 Toyota Tundra Double Cab.
The following is an excerpt from my truck review…
Despite all this rugged functionality, the Tundra’s cabin is actually a pretty fine place to be. Standard on our Limited were leather seats, with power adjustability and heating functions for the front. Our tester had the “Double Cab” option… Continue reading
Toyota unveiled the all new 2007 Toyota Tundra at the Detroit Auto Show. Toyota offers three Tundra models. First, the base Regular Cab model with an 8.1-feet long cargo bed. Second, the Double Cab with either a 6.5-feet (standard) or 8.1-feet (optional) long cargo bed. Finally, Toyota goes above and beyond with the new CrewMax model, a true half-ton, four-door pickup. The rear doors are wide and with their 80-degree… Continue reading
General Motors started off the 2007 North American International Auto Show with a bang when its new full-size pickup, the Chevrolet Silverado, and its new midsize sedan, the Saturn Aura, won the North American Truck and Car of the Year awards.
“I just want to go, ‘YES!’,” said Jill Lajdziak, Saturn vice president for sales, service and marketing, while she pumped her fist in the air. “Sometimes you have… Continue reading
Toyota staged the world premiere of the all-new 2007 Tundra CrewMax full-size pickup at NAIAS 2007. The four-door CrewMax will offer the most room, versatility and storage in the Tundra lineup.
Larger in every dimension than the model it replaces, the 2007 Tundra is available in 31 model configurations, with a choice between 4X2 and 4X4 drivetrains, and towing capacity of more than 10,000 pounds. This second-generation Tundra offers… Continue reading
On the truck side of the equation, Ford talked for a while about their bread-and-butter F150, and promised an SVT version soon. In the meantime, they showed photos of the upcoming semi-sporty F150 FX2 Sport, with a monochromatic look and upgraded body and interior… Continue reading