Speed isn’t usually associated with trucks. Trucks are supposed to haul heavy loads. Although trucks are manufactured while keeping the end goal in mind, some of the modern haulers are just more than towing. Trucks enthusiast have made it possible. Manufacturers emerging from different automobile companies are now manufacturing trucks that can keep up with a supercar at any day. Today, you might even find a semi truck on the list of Top 10 fastest vehicles.
Based on their engine power and acceleration, following is a listing of the Top 10 Fastest trucks that actually rule the roads. This rundown of the world’s fastest trucks is written in descending order starting from 10th best to the world fastest truck.
Top 10 Fastest Trucks:
1978-’79 Dodge L’il Red Express:
The 1978 Model of Dodge truck broke all the shackles of the Government’s “passenger vehicles under 6,000 GVR” by introducing a powerful truck that ran a quarter mile in 14 seconds. The L’il Red is a sports truck that comes with a huge360 cubic inch V8 engine. Dodge L’il Red’s engine is powerful enough for the car to run at 60 MPH in 7 seconds.
Chevrolet Silverado SS:
Chevrolet designed this successor of 454 SS by seeking motivation from Nascar. This genuinely solid truck is one of the best when it comes about power and strength. The SS can run through a quarter mile in just 14.8 seconds with hitting 60 MPH in just 6.3 seconds. That’s hell load of acceleration for a truck that comes with 380 HP V8 engine.
Toyota Tacoma X-Runner:
The well known Tacoma series of Toyota is no exception to be called as one of the best trucks ever produced. The 2004 Tacoma X-Runner is surely one of the snappiest and fastest beast. In spite of the drawback that it is slated to end its generation run for the current year, it’s still an extremely hot item. Supported by a 4.0 V6-litre engine, this truck goes from 0 MPH to 60 MPH in just six seconds.
Ford F-150 Tremor
The American automobile sensation hit the news on launching their fastest truck in 2010. The 2010-2014 models of Ford F-150 Tremor are considered as one of the best road trucks. This American beauty goes from 0 MPH to 60 MPH in just 5.8 seconds and comes with a Twin-Turbo 3.5-litre V6 engine to power this muscle truck.
Chevrolet 1500 High Country
Chevy’s Silverado 1500 High Country is surely the evidence of how much pickups are evolving in the recent years. Evolved from its ancestor Chevy Silverado SS, this yet another sensational semi from Chevrolet has a towing power of 12,000 pounds, with its 420 HP strength, 460 pound-feet torque; and is customized with a powerful V8-fuel engine. Silverado 1500 can go from zero to 60 out of 5.7 seconds. Despite being quick enough, the biggest success of this car, however, is its strength.
Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost
Ford redesigned their F-150 and made this model even lighter. The Ford F-150 EcoBoost is 700 pounds lighter than its ancestor and is powered by a 3.5-litre 365 HP turbocharged engine. Producing a torque of up to 400 Pounds, this beauty is as quick as you would like. Ford F-150 goes from 0 MPH to 60 MPH in a time period of 5.6 seconds and holds an upper hand against its rival Chevy Silverado.
F-150 SVT Lightning
At the point when the second-generation F-150 SVT Lightning hit the avenues, it could race from 0 to 60 in only 5.2 seconds, on its way to the best speed of 147 miles for each hour. Nevertheless, Sixteen years back, that was sufficient to procure it the title of the world’s quickest creation truck. On contrary to its speed, the truck’s relentless style is a sensation in itself. Ford F-150 Lightning deserves to be on the list of Top 10.
Jeremy Clarkson appreciated this simple yet elegant piece of metal from GMC when he drove this truck in 1991. GMC Syclone was the fastest vehicle of 1991-92. Although Syclone looks like a work truck, this simple look has nothing to do with excellent execution and speed. GMC Syclone is no less than a legend which can keep pace with Ferrari and Lambo in its prime times. With an extraordinary performance, Syclone goes from 0 to 60 in just a time span of 4.6 to 5.3 seconds.
This insanely fast semi is powered by a Dodge Viper engine. Stealing the crown from Ford F-150 lightning, this truck has ruled the roads as the fastest truck ever produced for a long time. Powered by a 500 Horsepower engine, this V10 beast makes up to 525 pounds-feet of torque. This surely is the fastest semi from any European manufacturer. For instance, this record-breaking truck can jump from 0 MPH to 60 MPH in just 49 seconds. The truck was produced specifically to compete the beasty Ford F-150 and surely ruled the roads for a long time.
Toyota Tundra TRD Supercharged
Number one in the list of Top 10, TRD supercharged is 504 HP and 550 pound-feet of torque powered by a beasty 5.7-litre V8 engine. Motor Trend announced this supercharged beast to pull a milestone by jumping from 0 to 60 in a record time of 4.4 seconds. Although there are debates regarding this time, this truck, however, is crowned as the current fastest truck in the entire world. This truck can run on the track with supercars on any day. Unexpectedly fast and strong, Tundra is surely the best truck available in the world right now.