In the world where many people would be more than happy to live outside of suffocating cities, there can’t be too many pickup trucks. So today we are delivering to you yet another rundown of the newest 2021 models. This batch is even more capable than before and includes models from a variety of international markets. Time to explore the newcomers!
Previous #AutomotiveTerritory releases that cover similar topics in great detail:
Powerful pickups that come with a 6 wheel drive:
All-time favorite models that have been restored to perfection:
Additional information about every vehicle that was mentioned in this #AT_Trucks video:
Ford F-150 PowerBoost: media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2020/10/06/tortured-and-tested-3-5-liter-powerboost-full-hybrid.html
The latest iteration of Ford’s “Build Tough” philosophy comes in the form of the first-ever hybrid version of the iconic F-150 pickup. The new Powerboost hybrid system consists of 3.5L Ecoboost V6, a 47-horsepower electric motor, and a 1.5 kWh battery pack.
Mazda BT-50: newsroom.mazda.com/en/publicity/release/2020/202006/200617a.html
Fully redesigned for the first time in almost a decade, the 2021 Mazda BT-50 has been literally rebuilt from the ground up, as the pick-up switched the outgoing model’s Ford Ranger platform for the new one borrowed from Isuzu D-Max.
GMC Hummer EV: media.gmc.com/media/us/en/gmc/home.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2020/oct/1020-hummer.html
In 2021, the all-mighty Hummer returns as an all-electric supertruck of tomorrow, packing 1000 horsepower, 1100 lb-ft of torque, and a range of 350 miles.
Isuzu D Max: isuzuute.com.au/about/news/the-all-new-d-max-has-been-revealed
With new powertrain, chassis, suspension, and interior, the new-generation Isuzu D Max is ready to compete with Ford Ranger and Nissan Navara, especially in the fast-growing markets. The distinctive U-shaped LED headlights, a more aggressive grille and new body panels make the D Max look fresher and more up to date.
Nissan Navara global.nissannews.com/en/releases/new-nissan-navara-comes
Despite its proven reliability record and affordable pricing, the Navarra AKA Frontier pickup has been in dire need of an upgrade to be considered a decent buy on the modern truck market. The 2021 facelift finally resolves this issue and marks the next milestone in the Nissan NEXT transformation plan.
Lordstown Endurance: lordstownmotors.com/pages/endurance
The successor of the Workhorse startup has renamed itself into Lordstown and reimagined the W15 plugin-hybrid pickup as a fully electric Endurance. They have already collected two billion dollars worth of pre-orders and defeated a Ford F-150 in a tug of war challenge.
Honda Ridgeline: hondanews.com/en-US/honda-automobiles/releases/release-6863b02537c7e48379ea3d103c04b4d3-redesigned-2021-honda-ridgeline-unleashes-new-styling-to-match-its-rugged-and-versatile-truck-capabilities?la=1&downloadUrl=%2Fen-US%2Fhonda-automobiles%2Fvideos%2FdownloadSource%3Fid%3Dvideo-6863b02537c7e48379ea3d103c04ad68
Honda’s one and only pickup debuted as a 2nd generation model back in 2017, but each subsequent year, the Japanese brand was quite generous with the updates. 2021 is not an exception from that rule as it brings a mid-life facelift for the Ridgeline.
Rezvani Hercules 6×6: rezvanimotors.com/hercules-6×6
Even crazier than the brand’s previous Tank model, the new Rezvani Hercules 6×6 sits on a three-axle chassis that allows for an on-demand 6 wheel drive to conquer any obstacle out there.
Toyota Hilux: newsroom.toyota.eu/new-hilux—a-more-powerful-engine-for-a-striking-design
While Tacoma absolutely dominates the small truck segment on the North American market the rest of the world gets to enjoy its mechanically similar sibling the invincible Hilux. The fan base of the latter is about to expand even further since the latest facelift brings new bold & powerful grilles.
Ram 1500 TRX 2021 media.fcanorthamerica.com/newsrelease.do?id=21982&mid=
The development of an actual production version of the Ram 1500 TRX took five long years of excessive R&D, however the resulting product was worth the wait and arrives as the world’s most powerful pickup truck.
Brabus 800 XLP Adventure: brabus.com/en/supercars/brabus-800-xlp.html
While unfortunately you cannot get a pickup truck version of the world-famous G-Wagen directly from Mercedes, Brabus is here to offer a helping hand. Based on the top of the line, AMG G 63 model, their new 800 XLP Adventure introduces serious modifications to the SUV, making it tougher, more capable, and larger across all dimensions.