Oh, God. I bought a Dodge with 281,000 miles on it.

This is it. This is how I know I've lost my goddamned mind. I willingly handed over American currency for this: a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 with 281,000 miles on the odometer. Why? Because a new truck costs more than my mortgage. Because I've seen more half-tons with their transmissions puked out over a garage floor than I… » 3/13/15 12:34pm 3/13/15 12:34pm

Watch Engineers Beat The Bejesus Out Of A 2016 Nissan Titan Diesel

Here's how the Cummins-diesel powered 2016 Nissan Titan XD was bumped, shaken, and slammed all over America to simulate about 350,000 miles of regular use, work, and off-road driving. » 3/11/15 12:28pm 3/11/15 12:28pm

Cool Animation Explains How The Nissan Titan Diesel Has So Much Torque

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD's 5.0 Cummins diesel V8 is designed for longevity and low-noise output. But the M² "two-stage" two-turbo setup is where that beastly 555 lb-ft of torque figure, and theoretically robust powerband, come from. Here's how it works. » 1/28/15 2:33pm 1/28/15 2:33pm

2016 Nissan Titan Cummins Diesel: Everything We Know

A Japanese automaker taking on The Big Three wouldn't be a big story in any market, except trucks. The completely redesigned Cummins-diesel powered 2016 Nissan Titan is posturing to really shake up the American truck market. Here's everything we know about it so far. » 1/05/15 10:00am 1/05/15 10:00am

Do You Have Any Idea How Significant A Cummins Diesel Nissan Titan Is?

I can't overemphasize how exciting it is to witness the birth of a new half-ton truck challenger to entrenched powerhouses Ford, Chevy, and Ram. Just (five years after) the Nissan Titan melts into "oh, you're still here?" status, they come back swinging for the fences. » 12/29/14 2:42pm 12/29/14 2:42pm

Nissan Titan Cummins Diesel Will Be Set Up For Hardcore Towing

Automakers basically pick one of two reasons to put a diesel engine in a pickup truck: fuel economy, or low-end power for heavy towing. This gooseneck trailer in Nissan's booth at the LA Auto show confirms the Cummins Diesel Titan will have an emphasis on pulling power. » 11/20/14 1:32pm 11/20/14 1:32pm

Nissan Renewing Promise Of 5.0 Cummins Turbodiesel Titan 'Coming Soon'

We've been hearing the 2015 Nissan Titan was stepping up its game with a 5.0 turbocharged Cummins diesel, an engine that might also show up in the 2016 Toyota Tundra. We were almost ready to forget that 'til today, when Nissan started titillating us all over again with "#CumminsSoon" on Twitter. » 10/13/14 11:31am 10/13/14 11:31am

Why Ram's Biggest, Baddest Off-Road Pickup Won't Get A Diesel Engine

Road & Track's Zach Bowman talked to Ram Trucks head of engineering Mike Cairns to find out why Ram passed on the 6.7-liter Cummins I6 and 3 liter EcoDiesel V6 options for their off-road work truck;the Power Wagon. » 5/30/14 4:00pm 5/30/14 4:00pm

2015 Nissan Titan And 2016 Toyota Tundra May Share Cummins Diesel V8

The 5.0 Cummins turbo diesel we're waiting for in the 2015 Nissan Titan is likely to show up in a competitor's truck as well— the 2016 Toyota Tundra. » 2/12/14 9:34am 2/12/14 9:34am

Nissan Frontier Cummins Diesel Runner Teases A Bright Future

The freshly-unveiled Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner embodies some great ideas that really gets me fired up about the future of trucks: it's small, it's focused on efficiency, and it's being designed with off-road usage in mind. » 2/06/14 11:45am 2/06/14 11:45am

Nissan Is Definitely Planning A Cummins Diesel Frontier

The tarp won't come off this "technical study" Frontier for another ninety minutes, but there's no mistaking the Cummins diesel badge on the front fenders. Cummins reps milling around the stage eliminate any traces of doubt that Nissan is serious about being a serious player in the truck efficiency arms race. » 2/06/14 10:04am 2/06/14 10:04am

The New 5.0-Liter Cummins V8 Diesel Looks Angry

This is the ISV5.0 Cummins turbocharged V8 5.0-liter diesel engine, which will power the 2015 Nissan Titan (instead of the Dodge Ram as was planned). I hope they only come in red. » 10/07/13 2:36pm 10/07/13 2:36pm

Next Nissan Titan Gets Bitchin' Cummins Diesel V8

If you're gonna get a big pickup truck, get a diesel pickup truck. And if you want the badass-iest of the badass diesels, you get a truck with a Cummins diesel. And now you can do that in a Nissan, since the next Titan will have Cummins power. » 8/20/13 3:23pm 8/20/13 3:23pm

Let's Find This Stolen Truck Because I Know We Can

As you can imagine, when people come to me now with requests to help find stolen cars, I feel I have a duty to do what little I can, because of how incredibly the Jalopnik community came through for me. So now we have a new target, a 1997 Cummins Diesel truck that was very important to the owner, Max. Let's find it. » 4/22/13 2:35pm 4/22/13 2:35pm

Huge Diesel Powered Hot Rod Is Ready For The Apocalypse

If a bulldozer and a chopped up pickup truck had a bastard child, we are pretty positive it would look like this oversized hot rod currently listed on Ebay. Although this massive truck of unknown origin looks like it could fit right in on a construction site or in a post apocalyptic wasteland, one place this beast… » 4/22/12 11:00am 4/22/12 11:00am

For $103,000, Feel The Power

If knowledge is power then today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 1949 Dodge Power Wagon must be a freakin' Mensa Club Jedi Master. It's up to you however, to determine if paying its price would be a smart thing to do. » 3/02/12 8:00am 3/02/12 8:00am

Rare Vintage Power Wagon Has Modern Diesel Power

Call us a little strange (it wouldn't be the first time), but we think it is pretty hard to make a 1959 Dodge W100 Power Wagon any cooler than they were when they left the factory. The combination of the Power Wagon's Forward Look styling and rugged functionality make them a nearly perfect old truck in our eyes—even… » 2/25/12 2:00pm 2/25/12 2:00pm

Cummins powered 1960 Cadillac belches black smoke with style

Considering vintage Cadillacs are rarely the first choice for a hot rod platform, it's hard to believe this is the second old Caddy sedan we've seen with a Cummins diesel where it's factory V8 once was. While the other diesel Cadillac sedan we saw was a SEMA show car, this 1960 Cadillac currently listed on Ebay is… » 10/15/11 2:00pm 10/15/11 2:00pm

Dodge truck engine explosion is a fireworks display of mechanical…

We don't really understand the sport of truck pulling, but we might be more interested in learning more about it if the pulling trucks regularly put on fireworks displays of mechanical carnage like the one seen here. » 8/28/11 4:00pm 8/28/11 4:00pm

Custom diesel-powered Willys Wagon is a vintage SUV with a modern price…

What would you do if you came upon a well used and slightly rusted vintage SUV? While some might just get it running and drive it, the owner of this vintage Willys Wagon decided two doors and an inline six just wouldn't do. The lifted and stretched four door Willys seen here is the unique result. Featuring a modern… » 5/21/11 11:00am 5/21/11 11:00am