Mercedes' New Pickup Truck Will Be A Nissan Frontier

The Mercedes-Renault/Nissan alliance is one of those arrangements you probably have forgotten about until you see an announcement like this. It's also very telling about the kind of truck Mercedes wants, since they already make nice, useful work pickup trucks. » 3/31/15 3:34pm Today 3:34pm

Is This Inflatable Bedliner/Camper Shell Revolutionary Or Idiotic?

As some of you may know, I'm very fond of hard-working pickup trucks, and occasionally have inspired/inane ideas about how to make them better (or, worse, depending). Well, I has another. And this time, it's not a truck, it's a truck accessory. I think I've solved the passionate bedliner v. camper shell debate once… » 3/27/15 7:35pm Friday 7:35pm

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 1:38pm 3/13/15 1:38pm

​How To Drive Off-Road

Driving a truck off-road is the second most fun thing you'll ever do. After riding a motorcycle off-road, of course. Here's how you can start doing it, even if you don't currently drive the world's most capable vehicle.
http://truckyeah.jalopnik.com/what-do-you-wa... » 10/27/14 8:45pm 10/27/14 8:45pm

The AMC Cowboy Concept Is As American As An Eagle Eating A Hot Dog

Just take a moment and consider the full name of this car: the American Motors Corporation Cowboy. Just saying all those words together should materialize a waving flag behind you and cause an eagle to alight on your shoulder. Pretty amazing for an economy car trucklet that never happened. » 7/03/14 6:00pm 7/03/14 6:00pm

Roadside Puddle Swallows Truck, Because Australia

Welp, you can add "puddles" to the long list of lethal Australian hazards, as this provisional pickup driver learned when a murky little pool of water damn near swallowed his truck. » 3/13/14 2:16pm 3/13/14 2:16pm

For $3,000, Have A Dodge Ball

In much of the U.S. fall means a riot of earthy colors as the trees party down one final time before winter's cold embrace. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe old-school D100 fits with its autumn color scheme, but is its price set to see it fall? » 11/06/13 8:00am 11/06/13 8:00am

For $11,500, Pick Up a Drop Top. . . Pick Up

In the Native American Lakota-Sioux dialect, Dakota means friend, or friendly. You might make some friends with today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Dakota convertible, especially with its non-native 360 V8. » 10/14/10 8:00am 10/14/10 8:00am

1965 Ford F100

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Denver has plenty of great old trucks, so let's see another one. » 9/18/10 9:00am 9/18/10 9:00am

1963 Ford Pickup

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's another old Colorado survivor. » 9/12/10 9:00am 9/12/10 9:00am

1963 Dodge D200

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's a working truck downtown in the big city. » 8/29/10 9:00am 8/29/10 9:00am

1955 GMC Half-Ton Pickup

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. 55 years old and still at work! » 7/17/10 9:00am 7/17/10 9:00am

Go, Baby, Go! Surrealist Cowboy Adventure Pitches '71 Ford Pickup

So you've got some John Wayne-talkin' cowboy mocking the Crazy Old Coot, and then there's some sort of bet involving jumping the Ford pickup over a 6-foot chasm. Then there's this Japanese biker, see, only he talks like Geetz Romo. » 5/22/10 12:00pm 5/22/10 12:00pm

1952 Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Yet another of The General's old soldiers keeps working in Alameda. » 5/22/10 9:00am 5/22/10 9:00am

VW Saveiro Tears Up Brazilian Countryside On Cryptic Boot-Delivery…

Do you need four-wheel drive (or even rear-wheel drive) to go crashing around on dirt roads? As I learned putting hundreds of miles on fire roads in the Trinity Alps behind the wheel of a CRX, hell no! » 4/24/10 11:00am 4/24/10 11:00am

Would You Consider Buying a Really Small Pickup?

After seeing the Mexican-market VW Saveiro, Ford Courier, and Chevrolet Tornado, we can't help wishing that those of us who live north of the border could buy ourselves some penny-pinching, space-saving, car-chassis-based small pickups. » 4/17/10 6:00pm 4/17/10 6:00pm

Sorry, Gringo, No Baby Pickups For You: Chevrolet Tornado

Mexican cartruck shoppers who don't want a new VW Saveiro or Ford Courier haven't run out of options; El General makes a Camino-ized Opel Corsa! » 4/17/10 4:00pm 4/17/10 4:00pm

Sorry, Gringo, No Baby Pickups For You: Volkswagen Nuevo Saveiro

What's the smallest pickup you can buy new in the USA? The 3,000-plus-pound Ranger? If that's more truck than you need, you'll have no choice but to shop for a pre-Cupholder Era used truck… or move to Mexico! » 4/17/10 2:00pm 4/17/10 2:00pm

What Do You Do With a Free, Unregisterable V8-Swapped Chevy S10?

When you're a 5-time DOTS honoree with no space for the '69 El Camino you just picked up, what's the next step? We say it's the addition of a parked-for-25-years S10 drag-racer project! » 4/10/10 3:00pm 4/10/10 3:00pm