92% of People Can't Identify These Trucks Without the Logo. Can You?

By: Craig
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Who doesn't love a good truck? They are dependable, fun, and of course, can do a heck of a lot. Do you work on a farm, like to haul stuff around town, or just like to look big and tough while driving down the road? From trucks that can handle swampy waters to large truck beds and extended cabs, these are the trucks you've always wanted to own and drive. But, do you think you could identify them without their logo? From the well-known Chevy, Ford, and Dodge to the lesser known foreign trucks such as the Russian Vaz or Fiat's line of trucks. Yep, you read that correctly, the small Italian manufacturer of the Sportster also makes a line of pickup trucks. 

The Chevy Corvair Pickup was supposed to be a hot new item in 1961, but by '64 only about 850 had sold. It was a big bust, but also one of the most unique pickups to have ever hit the road. Do you think you could identify it? Just think: a quarter bus and the rest all pickup. From Ford to Lincoln and Tata to Daihatsu these are some of the most interesting and best trucks that hit the road. Now, it's your turn to figure out what they are, without their logo!

This four-wheel drive pickup truck is made by the Russian auto manufacturer, VAZ. It was first introduced in 2000 and can carry up to 350 kilograms.

The Toro is a pickup that is currently only manufactured for the Brazilian market. It competes in the compact pickup segment.

Essentially a rebadged Mitsubishi Triton, the Fullback was first marketed in 2014 in the Middle East and Europe. It is available in diesel and petrol and with a 2-door or 4-door cab.

Take a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6 as well as the transmission of a Corvette and couple that with an all-wheel-drive truck and what do you have? A Typhoon, that's what. The Typhoon was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60 mph from a standing start in under 5 seconds.

The second generation of this classic Ford pickup was built between 1953 and 1956. And by 1956, they were sporting a V8 engine, giving them around 180 brake horsepower, a lot of grunt for the time!

One of America's lesser-known vehicle producers, VIA makes a range of electric vehicles including a hybrid pickup truck with a battery range of 40 miles, enough to cover the distance most of us travel each day. It is charged at a normal plug point.

In 1925, Ford introduced the Runabout. Essentially, this was a Model T with steel bed on the back as well as an adjustable tailgate. To compensate for a heavier load, Ford used heavy duty springs on the rear of the car.

Introduced in 1961, this smaller pickup didn't catch the imagination of the American public. In fact, by 1964 only 851 were sold. It was discontinued that year.

With input from the legendary Carroll Shelby, the Dakota featured a 5.2-liter V-8 capable of 175 brake horsepower. This was coupled to a 4-speed automatic transmission. In 1989, that made for a performance truck that was very impressive.

A stalwart of the Chevy pickup fleet in the 1970s, the C30 is considered to be the first of the modern pickup trucks. It was also the first Chevy with the crew cab option, meaning the truck could easily seat six people.

An up trimmed version of the Ford F-150, the Blackwood was Lincoln's answer to the pickup market. It only sold in America in 2002 due to a poor reception from the public.

The Ford Super Duty is an excellent choice as an off-roader, particularly when you might be pulling a heavy load or even hauling extra equipment. With a solid beam axle, the Super Duty offers better axle articulation and has superior durability. Another plus is the ability to then put on larger tires. The differential also locks the rear electronically which means the Super Duty handles even the toughest terrain.

This Toyota pickup has been available in the United States since 1999. By producing the Tundra, Toyota became the first Japanese company to produce an American-sized pickup. It is available as a regular 2-door cab, 4-door double cab, and crewmax.

Introduced by General Motors-owned Isuzu in 2003, the D-Max is built on the same platform as the Chevrolet Colorado and the GMC Canyon. The D-Max is available as a 2-door cab, 2-door utility, 4-door cab and 4-door utility. There have been two generations of the D-Max to date.

Built by a lesser-known Japanese manufacturer, the Hijet is a larger pickup truck built for the purpose of transporting materials or goods. It descends from the Kei line of trucks first built by Daihatsu in the 1960s. It styles as a van or a pickup.

The Canyon is a mid-sized pickup marketed by GMC. It shares the same platform as the Chevrolet Colorado and comes with a range of engine options including the 2.8L I-4 Turbo Duramax diesel engine.

Although they had collaborated before, the 2007 F-150 Harley-Davidson Supercharged saw a massive influence from Harley. This includes chrome, lots of chrome among other aesthetic details. And the powerplant? Well this F-150 has a 5.4-liter V-8 capable of 450 brake horsepower.

Produced between 1937 and 1939, the Coupe Express J5 looks like a moving piece of Art Deco. Over 3,500 of this beauty were built but in reality, it could never compete with the Ford and Chevrolet equivalents which were priced well below the Express.

First released in 1948, without a doubt, the F-Series by Ford is the most iconic pickup in U.S. motoring history. Over the past 30 years, the F-150 has outsold every other competitor each and every year. And it's not difficult to see why. Now a thoroughly modern brand, the F-150 keeps that incredible personality of its predecessors.

A Dodge Viper engine in a pickup? Yes, it really happened. The Ram SRT-10 was the fastest production truck at the time, completing 0-60mph in under 5 seconds and able to reach 155mph. And all of that power was channeled through a manual transmission! Scary!

Produced between 1960 and 1999, the 454 was one of Chevrolet’s and GMC’s main pickup truck models. Its ability to handle tough off-road tracks greatly increased in 1989 when the new fourth-generation model received a fully independent front suspension.

Made from the 1940s, this is one of the first 4x4 off-road vehicles produced. It was based on the chassis of a U.S. military truck. The Power Wagon was in production from 1945 to 1980. Dodge resurrected the name in 2005 as part of their Dodge Ram lineup.

The generation 2 model of this vehicle is ranked by many as one of the top off-roaders ever made. Not only are they excellent in tough terrain, but they are reliable, an important factor when you are far from the nearest mechanic when something goes wrong. One concern about the Tacoma is that the stock suspension is not as good as it could be, and this is often the first thing that owners modify.

Also known as the Bighorn, the Trooper was produced over two generations from 1981 to 2002. The off-road credentials of the Trooper are borne out by the fact that these models won a number of international off-road races, including the marathon section of the 1994 Paris-Dakar rally.

Blessed with excellent off-road capabilities, the Nissan Frontier entered the market in 1997. It is known as the Navarra in many parts of the world and has a range of gas and diesel powerplants.

Produced by Japanese auto manufacturer Mazda since 2006, the BT-50 is related to the Ford Ranger. The current model comes with two power plant options, either a 2.2 liter or 3.3-liter diesel engine.

The Nissan Titan has a few different loadouts. One of these, the Pro-4x option, was a specifically designed off-road package that turned the Titan into a more than useful off-road vehicle. The Titan also has a very effective 5.6 liter V8 engine.

The Ford F-250 'Highboy' featured massive 35-inch tires which gave the truck a really menacing look. Early ones were powered by a 360 cubic inch V8 engine.

Built in the late '50s, the Sweptside was marketed as the truck of the future. In reality, Dodge truck sales were insignificant and the Sweptside actually used car parts from other Dodge models. In fact, the Sweptside even featured pointy tailfins so popular at the time. Although it was certainly different, the Sweptside never made a dent in the pickup market and was shelved in 1959.

The Sierra is geared toward off-roading in many ways. It features an excellent V8 power unit, has a differential that can be locked and also includes the Z71 off-road suspension. All of these combined give the Sierra a fun factor worth testing out on the beaten trails.

Designed with the help of Vic Hickey, a legend of the off-road scene, only 500 of this Power Wagon marque were ever made.

The Colorado is a pickup truck in the mid-sized segment. It has been produced by Chevrolet since 2003. It is available as both a 2-door regular cab, 4-door extended cab and 4-door crew cab.

The Silverado 1500 Z71 is an excellent off-roader, thanks mainly to its purpose-built off-road suspension, a locking differential and of course some V8 Chevrolet power on demand. The Z71 packaged can be added to any 1500 Silverado, turning this popular pickup into an off-road beast. Of course, it's not to shabby on the road either!

This supermini pickup was first manufactured by FIAT in 1996. It is sold in Brazil, Mexico (where it is known as the RAM 700) and South Africa, among others.

Produced by the Chinese manufacturer, Great Wall, the V240 is a compact pickup first marketed in 2006. It is sold in Australia (the first Chinese pickup in the country), Europe (where it is called the Steed) and in Africa. The body is based on the Isuzu Rodeo and built under license.

A sport utility truck, the Ridgeline was first marketed by Honda in 2005. It is currently in its second generation and is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine.

The Hyundai Porter, a larger pickup truck designed for carrying equipment, goods or other cargo, has been marketed by the Korean company since 1977. It is currently in its fourth generation and was the best-selling vehicle in South Korea in 2016.

The legendary Defender is also available as a 2-door pickup from 1983 onward with the release of the 90 and 110 series. The Defender was manufactured from 1948 to 2016.

Produced in India for the global market, the Scorpio was first marketed in 2002. It is currently in its second generation which is powered by either a gas or turbodiesel engine. Although it was intended to market the vehicle in America, the deal fell through.

The NP200 is only manufactured by Nissan for the Southern African market. This compact pickup is based on the Dacia Logan and is available as both a gas and diesel model.

Manufactured by Indian company Tata, the Xenon pickup was first produced in 2006. It features in a range of markets including South America, Asia, Europe and Africa. The Xenon is powered by a 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine running through a 5-speed manual transmission.

Designed by Walter De Silva, the Amarok has been marketed by the German company since 2010. This rear-wheel-drive vehicle is available as a single cab, double cab and has a range of gas or diesel powerplant options.

What happens when you combine a pickup with a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6? A Syclone, that's what. With its all-wheel drive, the Syclone was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60mph from a standing start in under 5 seconds.

The SVT Lightning was introduced in 1993 and essentially is an F-150 truck with a little extra under the hood. The Lightning was powered by a 5.8 liter V8, while handling was improved thanks to an upgraded suspension system.

After playing it safe for a number of years, Chevrolet introduced the GMT 400 in 1988. This truck featured a sleek new body, designed with the help of a wind tunnel. The ride was also significantly improved thanks to an independent front suspension with torsion bars.

First and foremost, the Suburban has an incredible legacy and was first introduced in 1935. Current models are powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine coupled to a six-speed gearbox. This is a big vehicle, so it will struggle on tighter off-road sections, but it has ample ground clearance, around 8-inches and can handle pretty rocky terrain.

Ram pickups were first introduced in 1981 and were marketed by Dodge until 2011 when they became their own stand-alone brand. The Ram name had been used before on Dodge trucks between 1932-1954.

Built between 1988 and 1991, the V3500 Crew Cab 4x4 featured a heavy-duty Dana 60 solid front axle as well as an overdrive automatic gearbox which made it a favorite of those lovers of bigger-bodied off-roaders.

A Toyota pickup available in the United States till 1995 and still sold in world markets, the Hilux went into production in 1968 and is currently in its eighth generation.

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