Last week for part one of our season finale we took you inside the luxury big rig that carries the entire Tonka truck racing team. But we weren’t about to leave their ranch without playing in the sand box! For that we need this supercharged, ten-inch-lifted, t-shirt cannon-packing pickup truck.
There’s a magical place where grown men still play with Tonka toys. That’s Myan Spaccarelli’s ranch; with a barn full of tools, endless acres to screw around on, and life-size versions of your favorite childhood sandbox trucks. Next week we’ll show you around ‘em all, but let’s check out the biggest right now!
Remember how much fun it was to pave anthills and bury your sister's Barbie Jeep with that sweet yellow dump truck you had in the sandbox? Well if you could get your hands on this 2016 Ford F-750 you could do it all over again... with 17,000 pounds of sand!
The bright-yellow F-150 emblazoned with TONKA logos at the Chicago Auto Show was hard to miss, even though it was wedged behind Ford's main display in the commercial truck section. The style's not for everybody, but the build quality was impressive.
This has go to be the most extreme case of underloading we've ever seen. Either that or Tonka has begun producing their much-anticipated "Black Hole Brand" line of toys. [Flickr]
Despite their rugged construction, dump trucks find it awkward to maneuver their loads into precise positions. Enter the Super Tipper Truck. By repositioning the cab onto the ends of hydraulic arms and the engines and suspension to each individual wheel, room is left for the bed to empty its contents in any direction.…