A blue 2019 Ford Raptor is powering through on a dirt road.
Trucks & SUVs

Hear the V8-Powered Ford F-150 Raptor Roar on the Road

For years, critics of the Ford F-150 Raptor have been quick to point out the truck’s lack of a V8 engine available. However, that all changes with the upcoming 2022 Raptor. Aside from offering a V8 option, reports claim it could even have a supercharger for extra punch. A new video reported by Motor1 via …

The Land Rover Defender is the brand's newest off-roading SUV.
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The V8 Land Rover Defender May Get an Engine From an Unusual Source

Since the arrival of the redesigned Land Rover Defender, the off-roading SUV has continuously impressed reviewers and customers alike. Despite this, some die-hard fans mourned the loss of the V8-powered Defender. Thankfully, there seems to be a glimmer of hope. Motor1 recently spotted a Defender prototype testing in Europe, which could have a secret V8 …

A red 2021 Nissan Armada off-road.
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The 2021 Nissan Armada Arrives as a Massive Leap Forward

For years the Nissan Armada has sat on top of the brand’s U.S. lineup as the largest, most powerful, and highly capable SUV. Despite this, it has never been one of the best sellers in its segment. Thankfully, the 2021 Armada just received some major improvements, which should help change that. According to Nissan, the …

A photo of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept outdoors.
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V8-Powered Jeep Wrangler 392 Announced Ahead of Nov 17 Debut

It’s been less than six months since we first saw the V8-powered Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept. Despite wearing production-ready bodywork and positive praise from automotive publications, nothing came of it. That is until today because Jeep just announced on its Instagram that not only will the V8 Wrangler go into production, it will make …

Ford Expedition towing a camper trailer
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3 SUVs as Capable as a Pickup Truck

Pickup trucks have their purpose. They are capable and utilitarian, boasting the undeniable utilitarian benefits of a truck bed. They are also fierce towing machines. But for many families, a large three-row SUV like the Ford Expedition may be a better option. When it comes to towing and hauling, these 3 SUVs are the best …

Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition
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Does the Ram 1500 TRX Have a Manual Transmission?

The new Ram 1500 TRX pickup truck is an all-new designated off-road prowler brought to us with 702 horsepower. It’s not fast, but it’s set to be one of the most capable off-pavement vehicles on today’s market. With the recent Ford Bronco release of an off-road SUV that sports a seven-speed manual transmission, it’s no …

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor
Trucks & SUVs

What Engine Does the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Have?

The Ford F-150 Raptor pickup truck from the 2019 model year may be a thing of the near past, but it’s still ridiculously fun. The Raptor is designed top to bottom, inside and out for running and romping through the desert. It’s one of the most coveted trucks on the market. The modern engine is …

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71
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The Chevy Tahoe Surprisingly Beats the Toyota 4Runner

What the 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV is to the Chevy Silverado pickup truck, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner SUV is to the Toyota Tacoma pickup. They are closely related to their truck siblings in both style and capability. The 2020 Tahoe is definitely a larger SUV than the 2020 4Runner. Plus the Tahoe’s only engine option …

2020 NV passenger van on a dirt road
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The 2020 Nissan NV Is the Cheapest Van you can Buy

The most popular vans on the market have their strengths and weaknesses. The Nissan NV is one of the four most mainstream choices. Obviously, some people like it enough to buy it. It’s the cheapest van you can buy. Yet other than its class-leading maximum tow capacity, it has surprisingly little to offer. It loses …

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

5 of the Best Luxury SUVs with V8 Engines

There are many great high-quality SUVs available these days but it’s hard to replicate the refined power and agility that can be found in the top luxury SUV models. We have gathered the best luxury SUVs that feature V8 engines based on data from  U.S. News. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Price: $77,600  For 2020, Mercedes-Benz introduced …

2020 Dodge Durango SRT

The Best, Most Affordable SUVs with V8 Engines

V8 engines get a bad rap for being too simplistic, but technology advancements have made these engines better at balancing power and efficiency. If you’re looking for both power and performance, a V8 can deliver on both of those wishes. With the help of U.S. News, we have gathered the highest-performing, affordable SUVs on the …