Before the new Ford Ranger mid-size pickup has even arrived in the U.S., Ford has unveiled a high-performance desert-shredding Raptor version that’s poised to challenge the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 that we found so impressive in off-road testing. What’s different about the hot-rod Raptor compared to the regular Ranger? Almost everything.
The arrival of the all-new aluminum-body Jeep Wrangler (code named “JL”) is creeping closer, and with it, the arrival of the hotly anticipated pickup-bodied version, which will apparently be available in both two- and four-door versions, just like the SUV.
As if the the Loch Ness monster were netted and dragged ashore in front of a swarm of cameras, the mythological Mercedes-Benz pickup truck crossed from rumor to reality today when the Three-Pointed Star pulled the cover off this matte green off-road bruiser, dubbed the X-Class.