Tag: Pickups 2014

Chevrolet Adds 2015 Silverado Special Service Vehicle To Its Lineup

Chevrolet has expanded its police vehicle portfolio with the addition of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab SVV (Special Service Vehicle). Based on the highly capable, durable, efficient and award winning 2015 Silverado 1500, the Special Service Vehicle has been specially customized for police use and is expected to go on sale this summer. Offered as a package, the same will be offered on the 1WT and 1LS trims of the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab. Powering the special package equipped model is the 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 engine that is capable of delivering a max of 355 hp and a peak torque of 383 lb-ft, and returns the highest fuel fuel economy in the two wheel drive category.

The fuel efficiency is rated at 23 miles to a gallon for highway. All the police agencies will be able to buy the SVV in either 2WD or 4WD configurations with a



RAM Launches 2014 Power Wagon: The Most Capable Off-Road Pickup Yet

Ram has launched the 2014 Ram Power Wagon pickup truck which is said to be the most capable off-road pickup yet. Making a comeback this year, the new Power Wagon is based on the Dodge Power Wagon military trucks produced during the second World War and features a new suspension, frame and a 6.4 liter V8 engine. Starting with the new engine first, the 2014 Power Wagon is powered by a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 unit which delivers best-in-class power of 410 hp at 5,600 rpm and peak torque of 429 lb-ft at 4,000 rpm, good enough to two a max of 10,810 pounds.

The engine has been specifically tuned and calibrated to make it capable of doing exciting things on some of the toughest terrains. Helping the 2014 Power Wagon perform like a proper off-roader is a set of electronically locking axles featuring Ram’s Articulink system that ensure maximum traction.



Nissan Frontier Pickup With Cummins Diesel Engine At 2014 Chicago Auto Show

Since long Nissan has been recording strong sales in the mid-size pickup segment which has motivated it to come up with another diesel pick-up. At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, Nissan has unveiled the 2014 Frontier pickup in a new version. Dubbed the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner, the mid-size truck has been developed in partnership with Cummins. Powering the vehicle is a Cummins developed 2.8-liter 4 cylinder diesel engine that is capable of delivering strong performance figures while remaining compliant with future emissions standards.

The 2.8 liter heart puts out close to 200 hp and 350 lb-ft of peak torque, expressing a 35 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over a V6 equipped 2014 Frontier. The 2014 Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner is available in a two wheel drive configuration and equips a ZF 8HP70 8 speed automatic transmission. Though less powerful, the diesel pickup is expected to perform as well as



Volkswagen Amarok Canyon Special Edition For UK Starts From £28,990

We have seen plenty of pickup models from various global brands, but then there is the Amarok from Volkswagen which is a little different from conventional pick-ups. Volkswagen has recently announced a special edition model of this multi award winning car called Amarok Canyon, for the UK. The Volkswagen Amarok Canyon goes on sale on April 1, and the German major has already confirmed that only 350 vehicles will be built. The Amarok Canyon edition strikes a perfect balance between high tech features and rugged styling.

Some of the highlights on the exterior of the vehicle colour-keyed under-ride guard, 19” Cantera alloy wheels, unique styling bars, front and rear parking sensors, a protective coating for the load area a matt black roll cover and high gloss black side bars and rear bumper. The interior on the other hand also gets many unique features such as satellite navigation with a 6



All-New Ford F-150 Pickup Revealed At Detroit Motor Show

The North American International Auto Show has always been a great platform for launching new products and keeping that in mind, Ford has announced the all new F-150 pickup at the exhibition. The 2015 F-150 is not big on looks but comes with a range of new features one cannot overlook. In brief, the new F-150 gets an all-new high-strength steel frame, high-strength aluminum-alloy body and the Baja 1000 proven 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine. On the features part, the list gets 11 new features including 360-degree camera view, integrated loading ramps stowed in the pickup bed, 400-watt power outlets inside the cab, LED headlights and sideview mirror spotlights, and remote tailgate release.

According to Ford, the new F-150 is the strongest and most durable F-150 ever. Before the truck is put on sale, which is expected to happen later this year, Ford will torture-test the F-150 and even hand it over



2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty: All You Need To Know

The 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickups are here and, as expected, with a number of improvements and added features. There are a number of changes that we would see in the entire F-series including an improved Ford-built, 6.7 liter Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel engine, an upgraded F-450 model and a revamped Super Duty Ranch edition. “Truck leadership means never resting, and the Super Duty team has been tireless in finding ways to improve the industry’s most popular heavy-duty pickups,” said Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of The Americas, Ford Motor Company.

“Super Duty diesel customers will benefit from improved performance and features backed by outstanding Built Ford Tough durability.” Let us talk about the engine first. The new and improved version is actually the second generation of the Ford-built Power Stroke engine and is a result of constant improvement made from customer feedback. The engine now



Ford unveils the F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition off-road pickup

Ford has unveiled its new 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition model in its popular truck line in Michigan, United States. Entering its fourth model year, the new 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition kicks the existing package up a notch with significant interior and exterior enhancements. The manufacturer proclaims it to be the best Raptor ever introduced in the market. It is adorned with a high-performing and uncompromising off-road pickup and the advanced features found only in premium trucks.

The new trim level has been enhanced with a variety of features to make the Raptor much bolder. The new SVT Raptor Special Edition will be available in Ruby Red Metallic and Tuxedo Black Metallic with box-side graphics. Both of these are newly introduced colors for Raptor and will be available only in SVT Raptor Special Edition. The new interior renovations brought in Special edition include Brick Red seat bolsters (with