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2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate is a luxury truck

2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate is a luxury truck

GMC has unveiled its latest full-size premium truck in pictures ahead of the official debut of the truck at the LA Auto Show. The truck is called the 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate. The Ultimate version is based on the normal Sierra Denali and is intended to give GMC more of the premium truck market where it already owns 15.5%.

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2016 Chevy Silverado Special Ops concept celebrates Special Forces

2016 Chevy Silverado Special Ops concept celebrates Special Forces

Chevrolet has some trucks in its booth at SEMA 2015 and among them is this very sexy 2016 Silverado Special Ops edition truck. The concept vehicle is based on the Silverado 1500 Z71 truck with its new front end and new tech on the inside. Chevy execs say that the concept is meant to highlight the multipurpose nature of the go anywhere and do anything nature of Special Forces teams.

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Real world MPG tests peg Titan XD Cummins at 17.7mpg combined

Real world MPG tests peg Titan XD Cummins at 17.7mpg combined

Fans of diesel-powered trucks have one more model that will use the popular Cummins diesel engines to choose from in 2016. Nissan has a Cummins powered truck that will sit in the gap between a normal half-ton truck like the Ford F-150 and heavy-duty trucks like the F-250. The new Nissan Titan will be available with a standard gas engine as well.

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2016 Toyota 4Runner Review

2016 Toyota 4Runner Review

It felt almost blasphemous, turning up at Tesla's Model X launch in the vast 2016 Toyota 4Runner. Stood in line outside, surrounded by Tesla owners - many of them preorder customers for the new electric SUV - discussing the longest trip on a single charge they'd made, or the money on gas they'd saved, or just how generally superior to dinosaur-juice burning cars their electric steeds turned out to be, I couldn't help but dwell on the 4Runner's 4.0-liter V6 engine and its 18mpg mileage.

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2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition is back in black

2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition is back in black

GMC has announced that the Sierra Elevation Edition truck will return for 2016. This truck has styling enhancements and features that are new to the Sierra 1500 line of trucks. Those enhancements include revised front-end styling and new HID projector beam headlamps with signature GMC LED lighting. The Elevation Edition truck is available on the Sierra double cab edition.

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This is the US military’s replacement for the Humvee

This is the US military’s replacement for the Humvee

It's taken almost a decade, but the US Pentagon has finally decided on a vehicle to replace the aging Humvee, or, more commonly, the Hummer. Meet Oshkosh Defense's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), the winning bid for the military's contract. Wisconsin-based Oshkosh beat out competitors Lockheed Martin and AM General (the makers of the original Humvee) for a contract that is estimated to be worth $30 billion over the next few decades. The first production run will see 17,000 JLTVs produced in 2016, priced at $6.7 billion.

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2016 Toyota Land Cruiser revealed with plenty of off-road tech

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser revealed with plenty of off-road tech

This week Toyota has revealed the 2016 Land Cruiser - the model headed for the United States, in this case - complete with the first eight-speed automatic in this line. The 2016 Land Cruiser will be rolling with a 5.7-liter V8 with 401 kb-ft of torque and 381 horsepower to boot. Technology inside this vehicle includes a new TORSEN limited-slip locking center differential, bringing a torque distribution to 40:60 front to rear with further wheel slippage grip, with Active Traction control (A-TRAC) for both brake and throttle intervention to cut down on wheel spin.

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2016 Mercedes G-Class will come to the US packing a twin turbo V8

2016 Mercedes G-Class will come to the US packing a twin turbo V8

The boxy Mercedes G-series has been rolling streets around the world for decades and the cars have always looked pretty much the same. The latest version of the venerable SUV was unveiled for Europe and the first time we heard about it MB wasn’t clear if the car would be coming to the US or not. We now know that the G-class will be coming to the US and the starting price has been announced.

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GM pins diesel redemption on meaty 2016 Chevrolet Colorado

GM pins diesel redemption on meaty 2016 Chevrolet Colorado

GM arguably stuck a knife in diesel's chances in the US back in the 70s, and now the company is hoping to make amends with its latest Colorado truck. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel packs a 2.8-liter turbocharged engine and the promise of better economy than its gas-powered brethren. However, it's likely to be the lashings of torque that Chevy convinces American truck drivers with.

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IIHS Finds Aluminum F-150 Extended Cab Doesn’t Fare Well in Crash Test

IIHS Finds Aluminum F-150 Extended Cab Doesn’t Fare Well in Crash Test

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety or IIHS is an organization that crash tests all sorts of vehicles to see how safe they are for passengers and drivers. Recently the IIHS tested a new extended cab Ford F-150, the first mass-produced aluminum bodied truck on the roads. Some have wondered how well the truck, made using copious amounts of aluminum, would fare in a serious accident compared to traditional steel-bodied trucks.

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