Top 10 Fastest Pickup Trucks Sold in America
Most new pickup trucks are built to be tough, rugged, and able to haul cargo when needed. However, in the past years, some manufacturers have bent the rules by dropping high-performance motors into some of the most common truck bodies.
Combine a turbocharger or supercharger, and you will have some of the fastest pickup trucks sold in America. Some of these trucks have zero-to-sixty acceleration times that would make an expensive, high-performance sports car tuck its tail between its legs.
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The 1991 GMC Syclone
The 1991 GMC Syclone was only produced for one year. GMC discontinued it to build the 1992-1993 GMC Typhoon sport utility vehicle. With only a limited production of 2,995 of these little rockets made. You were lucky to see one on the road and even more fortunate to ever get to drive one.
The GMC Syclone was equipped with an inter-cooled 4.3 Liter turbocharged V6 with 280 horsepower. The power plant was combined with Corvette 700R four-speed automatic gearbox, sending massive power to the all-wheel-drive (AWD) system.
With a zero-to-sixty time of only 4.3 seconds, the Syclone was famous for being the only pickup to beat any high-dollar Corvette and Ferrari it was lined up against on the starting line.
Check out the other pickups that made it on the top 10 fastest trucks list below.
Top 10 Fastest Pickup Trucks Ever Sold in America
|1||GMC Syclone||280 hp and 350 lb-ft torque||4.5 seconds|
|2||Dodge Ram SRT-10||500 hp and 525 lb-ft torque||4.9 seconds|
|3||Toyota Tacoma TRD Supercharged||504 hp and 550 lb-ft torque||5 seconds|
|4||Ford SVT Lightning||380 hp and 450 lb-ft torque||5.2 seconds|
|5||Dodge Ram 1500 R/T||395 hp and 420 lb-ft torque||5.7 seconds|
|6||Ford F-150 Tremor||365 hp and 420 lb-ft torque||5.8 seconds|
|7||Dodge Lil' Red Express||255 hp and 295 lb-ft torque||6 seconds|
|8||Toyota Tacoma X-Runner||278 hp and 265 lb-ft torque||6 seconds|
|9||Chevrolet Silverado 1500 6.2||420 hp and 460 lb-ft torque||6 seconds|
|10||Ford SVT Raptor||411 hp and 434 lb-ft torque||6.5 seconds|
Source: Auto Manufacturers
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