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2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Review: Picking the Right Size Pickup

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Review: Picking the Right Size Pickup

Parked next to an F-150 or a Silverado, the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz thoroughly bucks the trend in pickups over the past decade or so. At a time when it has become increasingly difficult to find a smaller truck, as they steadily grow in size as well as capabilities, Hyundai poses a different question. Just how much pickup do you really, truly need?

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Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack is taking it to the extreme

Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack is taking it to the extreme

Renowned Mercedes-Benz tuning house Brabus has unleashed its latest creation based on the Mercedes-AMG G63 sport-luxury SUV. It’s the newest variant of the 800 Adventure XLP Superblack, a go-anywhere pickup truck hiding a mighty powerful V8 engine under the hood.

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2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone comes fully loaded with luxury amenities

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone comes fully loaded with luxury amenities

Japanese auto giant Toyota recently unveiled the range-topping 2022 Tundra Capstone variant. Capstone is Toyota’s entrant in the burgeoning luxury pickup truck category, and it sits above the Tundra 1794 and TRD Pro trim models. The newest Tundra Capstone is only available in a crew-cab body style and a 5.5-foot bed, but it makes up for it with a slew of standard luxury amenities.

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This is the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup

This is the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup

Chevrolet has revealed its first all-electric pickup, wading into the growing EV truck segment with the 2024 Silverado EV aiming to take on Ford's F-150 Lightning. When it arrives in 2023, the new Silverado EV will be based on GM's Ultium platform, capable of around 400 miles of driving - model depending - on a charge, and include unusual flexibility features like a Multi-Flex Midgate that allows the bed to extend into the cabin for hauling longer items.

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Ford F-150 Lightning production surges: When the EV truck orders open

Ford F-150 Lightning production surges: When the EV truck orders open

Ford will throw open the order books to the 2022 F-150 Lightning later this week, announcing plans to almost double annual production of the all-electric pickup as it races to convert reservations into sales. Demand for the EV truck surged beyond even what ambitious estimates envisaged, with nearly 200,000 now having placed a refundable deposit to stake a place in the build line.

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Rivian warns of delays for EVs with biggest battery and smallest price

Rivian warns of delays for EVs with biggest battery and smallest price

Rivian is pushing back its most expensive, furthest-driving configurations of its electric pickup truck and SUV, warning R1S and R1T reservation-holders that they could face another year's wait if they stick with their original choice. Deliveries of the two EVs are now underway, albeit in small numbers, but Rivian has more than 70,000 preorders to work through.

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Watch the all-electric GMC Sierra wake up to battle Ford’s Lightning

Watch the all-electric GMC Sierra wake up to battle Ford’s Lightning

The all-electric pickup wars are getting even more interesting, with GMC pulling back the cover - a little, at least - on the upcoming Sierra EV. Third of the automakers line-up to embrace General Motors' Ultium electric platform, the GMC electric Sierra is also likely to be the most attainable of the trio shown so far.

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Tesla Cybertruck upgrade adds 4-motor option Elon Musk confirms

Tesla Cybertruck upgrade adds 4-motor option Elon Musk confirms

Tesla's Cybertruck is getting a significant platform upgrade, with Elon Musk confirming that the specifications for the controversial electric pickup will be updated before it has even gone on sale. Announced in late 2019, the Cybertruck proved divisive with its stealth bomber-inspired aesthetic, but its speed promises also set it apart from the truck status-quo.

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Rivian is telling R1S buyers when their electric SUV should arrive

Rivian is telling R1S buyers when their electric SUV should arrive

Rivian preorder customers continue to receive their R1T and R1S delivery estimates, and despite some indications to the contrary, it seems the all-electric SUV is still on track for an early 2022 arrival. Deliveries of the R1T - Rivian's zero-emission pickup - began earlier this year, albeit in small numbers, as the startup began to produce what has become one of the more eagerly-anticipated EVs.

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2022 Toyota Hilux Dakar rally car blasts forth with a new turbo V6 engine

2022 Toyota Hilux Dakar rally car blasts forth with a new turbo V6 engine

Toyota Gazoo Racing is fielding an all-new Hilux in the 2022 Dakar rally. Surprisingly, it has inherited the all-new, tenth-generation Toyota Land Cruiser’s 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine along with a few more custom mods. Toyota’s latest Dakar rally machine is debuting at the Saudi Arabian desert starting on January 2, 2022.

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Next-generation Ford Ranger ditches the camo and struts its stuff

Next-generation Ford Ranger ditches the camo and struts its stuff

When Ford returned the Ranger to the US several years ago, the truck was new to our market, but it wasn't entirely new, having been available in other countries before. The Ranger proved popular and helped broaden the competition in the mid-size truck market dominated by Toyota. Ford has now revealed the next-generation Ranger, and the mid-size pickup is packed with features and promises improved capability compared to the current model. Ford says it collaborated with truck customers around the world to develop a more versatile and desirable truck.

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The 10 best features on the 2022 Ford Maverick

The 10 best features on the 2022 Ford Maverick

In June, Ford announced a critically important vehicle for the brand. That vehicle was the 2022 Ford Maverick. The 2022 Maverick is a small pick-up that promises excellent fuel economy to the tune of 40 MPG in the city for the hybrid trim. The Maverick is exactly the sort of vehicle Ford promised when it discontinued all of its cars in the US, except the iconic Mustang.

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