Category Archive: XL Truck News

This Weekend’s Baja 500 Is Full Of Favorites. Check Out The Full Entry List Here.

The SCORE Baja 500 is going on this weekend, and we can’t go. Which sucks. But hopefully some of you will head that way to see yoru favorite off road stars tear it up in Mexico. We just got the...

eBay Find: This 1957 Thames 800 Freightliner Van Is The Only One We Have Ever Seen And Ripe For BangShifting

We love it when we find out about cars and trucks we never knew existed in this country. Take for example this 1957 Thames (English Ford) 800 Freightliner van. We’ve never heard of these let...

Diggerland USA Is The Most BangShift Approved Amusement Park Ever And It Opens In June

I couldn’t actually allow myself to believe that Diggerland USA was a real thing until I did more investigation and actually determined that it really is a construction equipment themed...

This Roll Out Video For The 2014 Ram Power Wagon May Force Us To Rob A Bank So We Can Buy One

While the Ford Raptor certainly gets lots of headlines for being a high speed, muscle bound off roading machine that can jump (kinda) and soak up everything the desert has to throw at it, we have to...

We Found One Of The Original 1980s Racing Big Rigs In North Carolina – It Still Runs!

So I was in North Carolina over the weekend to announce at the NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway. I got to town a day early to hang out with Eric Yost of Drag Week and Big Gun Customs fame....

Jeep Shows Six Concepts That Will Appear At Moab Eastern Jeep Safari – Coolness Level Keeps Dropping

Let’s be really honest here, OK? The Jeep Moab concepts have pretty much all sucks lemons post 2012. Back in glorious 2012 we got the Mighty FC, the JC-12 truck, the Trail Dozer Jeep, and...

One Of World’s Largest Private Military Vehicle Collections To Be Auctioned This July – Tanks, Trucks, A Flippin’ SCUD! Over 100 Vehicles

Over the course of his life and especially over the last 20 years or so, Californian Jacques Littlefield accumulated one of the greatest and largest private collections of military vehicles in the...

The Entire SCORE Off Road Series For 2014 Will Be On CBS, And We Will Be There!

That’s right folks, for the first time in SCORE Baja Racing history, there is going to be televised action from each and every stop on the World Championship Series. We LOOOOOVVEEEEE...

FMC Built These Cool, Wildly Expensive RVs in the 1970s – The Cool Story Of FMCs RV Division

In the 1970s, a whole lot of car and truck manufacturers wanted to get into the recreational vehicle game. Instead of just shipping bare chassis to Indiana to have an RV builder throw a 1/4-inch...

Roadside Find: A 2003 Unimog That Is Set Up As The Ultimate Blizzard Fighter!

While cruising home from a feature car shoot with Dave Nutting yesterday morning, my dad called to let me know that he stumbled upon an auction site that listed a 2003 Unimog U500 for sale. I thought...