Ford electrifies law enforcement with F-150 Lightning police edition

Back in 2016, Ford fitted out a special F-150 truck for serve-and-protect duty as a police service vehicle. Now the company has done something similar with the new all-electric version of the pickup, which has been dubbed the F-150 Lightning Pro SSV.Co… Continue reading Ford electrifies law enforcement with F-150 Lightning police edition

Review: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 in diesel is a best-of-both-worlds

The world of heavy-duty trucks is full of extreme capabilities and huge footprints, such as those of Chevrolet’s 2022 Silverado 2500. It’s a pickup truck in the 3/4-ton arena that can tow up to 18,500 lb (8,391 kg), and is offered in a variety of confi… Continue reading Review: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 in diesel is a best-of-both-worlds

“Swiss Army knife” camper squares and domesticates Tesla Cybertruck

The simplest, most straightforward Cybertruck camping solution yet, the Space Camper turns Tesla’s pickup bed into a micro-home and simultaneously makes the Cybertruck look like a normal pickup … well, almost. Not only does the fully electric camper … Continue reading “Swiss Army knife” camper squares and domesticates Tesla Cybertruck

Review: 2022 Ford Maverick – all that and not much else

The return of small pickup trucks is finally happening. The Ford Maverick enters alongside the Hyundai Santa Cruz to kick off the re-emerging compact car-based truck genre. Where the Santa Cruz aims towards fun and style, the Maverick steers towards be… Continue reading Review: 2022 Ford Maverick – all that and not much else

Isuzu drops light, versatile Arctic Basecamp camper truck

Just moments after the deep parade of camperized pickups and large trucks ended at Overland Expo West 2022, an equally compelling pickup made its debut across the Atlantic. Isuzu UK used this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show to introduce the fully rugged… Continue reading Isuzu drops light, versatile Arctic Basecamp camper truck

Toyota Tacoma camper’s floor-to-ceiling windows let the outdoors in

It was starting to feel like pop-up pickup toppers (like this one or this one) were destined to look quite similar from brand to brand, but along come the innovators at Rossmönster to introduce the most unique design the ever-growing pop-topper market … Continue reading Toyota Tacoma camper’s floor-to-ceiling windows let the outdoors in

Ultralight $15K camper makes Jeep Gladiator a brilliant 4-man micro-RV

Hitting a new lightweight benchmark for a fully enclosed pickup camper, RoverKing is looking to turn some of the market’s most off-road-capable midsize trucks – à la Jeep Gladiators, Toyota Tacomas and Chevy Colorados – into all-out go-anywhere 4×4 mic… Continue reading Ultralight $15K camper makes Jeep Gladiator a brilliant 4-man micro-RV

VW’s electric Scout redux puts Bronco and Wrangler in its sights

Iconic 4x4s are rising from the dead at an alarming rate — the Bronco, the Hummer, the Wagoneer, and now the International Harvester Scout. Or just “Scout” as it will henceforth be known. Volkswagen owns the rights to the Scout name and is about to exe… Continue reading VW’s electric Scout redux puts Bronco and Wrangler in its sights

Electro-expanding pickup camper mushrooms into hard-walled cabin

Pickup camper manufacturers often proceed down a single path from the road fork between low, aerodynamic pop-up camper with fabric walls and high-riding but sturdy fixed hard-wall camper. Oregon startup Cube Series, on the other hand, charges straight … Continue reading Electro-expanding pickup camper mushrooms into hard-walled cabin

Review: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz successfully carries the ute torch

Hyundai teased the Santa Cruz a few years ago as a fast-paced, good-times-ready tiny truck. While the concept was edgy and clearly unrealistic for the real world, it set the tone for the production Santa Cruz that would follow. This production version … Continue reading Review: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz successfully carries the ute torch