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If four wheels are good, six must be better, right? We’re not looking at dually pickups, but trucks with six wheels and three axles to give you more off-road capability when you want to tackle the toughest trails. They aren’t common, but these 6×6 trucks are pretty cool and extremely capable.

The Hennessey Goliath is an amazing 6×6 truck

Black Hennessey Goliath 6x6
Hennessey Goliath 6×6 | Hennessey

We know what the Hennessey company is capable of and hearing their name on one of these big and bad trucks gets our off-road hearts pumping. The Goliath is a modified version of a Chevy Silverado Trail Boss with an extra pair of wheels, a longer bed, and a six-inch lift kit. Toss in a new suspension and a massive 705-horsepower V8, and you’ve got a truck that can do anything, including hitting 60 mph in only 4 seconds.

What is the Mercedes-Benz 6×6 G63 AMG?

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 airborn on the desert
Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 | Mercedes-Benz

The name alone tells you this has to be one of the most amazing 6×6 trucks in the world. Instead of using a tuning company, this brute is entirely built at the Mercedes-Benz factory. The MB team took a mild-mannered G63 AMG and added another pair of wheels, a third axle, and some amazing off-road stuff to achieve success. This incredible truck uses a 544-horsepower V8 engine and offers independent axle suspension to give drivers the desired ground clearance.

The Rezvani Motor Hercules 6×6 is an awesome truck

Rezvani 6x6 Hercules based on the Jeep Wrangler
Rezvani 6×6 Hercules | Rezvani

Rezvani could have left this vehicle in its SUV form, but that might not have been as much fun. This company upgraded a Wrangler to make the TANK previous, but the Hercules 6×6 truck is even more insane. The Hercules is also Wrangler-based, but it’s extended by 20 feet, has a 7-foot bed, an additional axle, a bulletproof body, and a massive 1,300-horsepower supercharged V8 engine. This isn’t your typical Jeep Wrangler.

Hennessey grabbed a Ford and made the VelociRaptor 6×6

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 White
Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 White | Hennessey

How can you make a Ford Raptor better? Give it to Hennessey and see what happens. The VelociRaptor has an extended bed, seven additional inches of ground clearance, massive 20-inch wheels, 37-inch off-road tires, Brembo Brakes, and high-intensity LED lights. This makes the VelociRaptor a serious 6×6 truck.

What is a 6×6 truck used for?

Military 6x6 Troop Carrier
6×6 Troop Carrier | Shutterstock

Originally, 6×6 trucks were designed to be functional heavy-duty trucks for the military. The 6-ton 6×6 truck has a pair of dually rear axles and sits tall and strong to transport troops, weapons, or other cargo across rugged terrain. Non-military 6×6 trucks are used mostly for off-road hardcore fun and for show.

How much is a 6×6 conversion?

Typically, these truck conversions cost more than the original truck and require the hands of specialized tuners, like Hennessey. Converting a Jeep Gladiator into a 6×6 costs $132,000 above the base price of the Gladiator. This isn’t a surprising amount for one of these conversions. If you want one of these beasts, you’ve got to shell out the cash.

Are 6×6 trucks good in off-road conditions?

Black Ram 1500 TRX 6x6 Warlord
Ram 1500 TRX 6×6 Warlord | Apocalypse Manufacturing

Yes, in fact, 6×6 pickups and SUVs specialize in off-road situations. These vehicles usually receive more power than their 4×4 counterparts, allowing them to drive much faster over tough terrain.

Next, check out a self-driving truck program, or watch this 6×6 trucks video below to see how impressive these vehicles can be when facing rough terrain.


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