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Get yourself a good air pump

Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

When the Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari rolls around each year in Moab, Utah, we get a tantalizing look at some of the manliest Jeeps on the planet, crafted specifically for the show. This year, Jeep, partnered with Mopar, has just released details and photos of no fewer than six rock-crushing Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concepts. Each one is lust worthy and rugged enough to make your weak poseur crossover pee on itself.

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Bringing water to Mars

Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept

From the revamped A-Class to mysterious Affalterbach gems, Mercedes knows a thing or two about pushing the boundaries of automotive design. Most of their time has been spent developing on-road capabilities — but at this year’s LA Design Challenge, Mercedes gave us a look into the off-road future with their Ener-G-Force. For Mercedes, this isn’t…

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One truckin' good time

2013 Ram 1500

If you’re wearing your finest cowboy boots, a $1,000 matching hat with a brim the size of a satellite dish and a mustache that rivals Sam Elliot’s, boy have we got the truck for you. The all new 2013 Ram 1500 has been redesigned inside and out to accommodate the rough and tumble — but…

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Trucking Nuts

Legacy Power Wagon

If you hanker for an impressive triumvirate of modern technology, off-road chops and vintage style, look no further than the utterly desirable Legacy Power Wagon ($114,950+). Need to pull out King Kong’s molars? This would be your truck of choice. In two or four-door format, the Legacy Power Wagon (by Legacy Classic Trucks) is based…

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Sand Scorcher

Chevrolet Colorado Rally Concept

If Chevy has the cojones not to completely bludgeon the buff and beautiful design of the Chevrolet Colorado Rally Concept, then they just might have a winner in the evolutionary-but-not-revolutionary pickup truck field. The recently released images reveal a rugged and ready vehicle that’s more Paris-Dakar than Paris, Texas. The Colorado Concept sports a new,…

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Not so Woolly Mammoth

Trecol 39295

There’s off-road, and then there’s OFF-ROAD. The Russian built Trecol 39295 takes it to an altogether different level. The insane six-wheeler enables you to drive over logs, insanely rocky terrain, deep water (with optional outboard motor) and even people. Okay, back up now. Yes, you can do that, too. The Trecol just happens to have…

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Mean Green

Bremach T-Rex

Essentially a plug-in steroidal, man-sized Tonka truck, the Bremach T-Rex takes green power beyond mere passenger cars and into the realm of ruggedly capable vehicles. Bremach has been making industrial grade trucks since the 1950s and is now breaking new ground with this monster that houses a 100kW electric motor providing a 150 mile range,…

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How to Armagedd-it-on

Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6 Custom

Someday in the not-too-distant future, you may have to rely on your wits and your skills rather than rest on the creature comforts in your life to survive. Then again, maybe not. All you may need to do is get your grubby mitts on a custom hunting variant of the Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6. This vehicular…

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Meet the Bass Pro Shop On Wheels

Toyota Tundra Sportsman

Toyota has been pulling out all the stops for SEMA 2010 and there are plenty of amazing concepts worth browsing. The Toyota Tundra Sportsman though is hands down one of the most awe-inspiring pick-ups we’ve come across. Described by the automaker as a “command center for extended hunting trips” and “the ultimate sportsman fantasy transport…

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

[click on image to enlarge] When you think of a “hybrid” do you immediately think of an exorbitantly priced underpowered vehicle with questionable styling? Do you also think that with today’s gas prices and fuel uncertainty a hybrid vehicle is becoming an ever more viable option? Now, when you think of a Chevy Tahoe do…

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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty

This truck is big. And by big we mean big. If you’ve seen the recent commercial released by Ford then you know just how big I mean. It’s an F-450 for godssake, not just any ol’ plain jane F-250. Forget fuel prices and conspicuous consumption-big trucks aren’t going away. In fact, Ford’s 2008 Super Duty…