A visitor from an alien planet? California, actually, but bearing a Star Wars-worthy face.
Gah! I would get out of the way of that thing if I saw it coming up behind me.
Wow, I’ve never seen anything like it before.
Why did the song “macho man “ just pop into my head?
That’s what goes through my head when I see, hear, or smell, such vehicles.
Factory installed or aftermarket, “compensator” packages seem very popular.
Truck accessories seem to more and more resemble gym equipment.
“Reserve your Z71 Silverado pro 2500hd max trainer while supplies last!”
That’s called a Grumper Truck Bumper by Fab Fours and the MSRP is $3100. These kind of grills/bumpers are pretty popular with the “brodozer” crowd in my neck of Wisconsin. From smokestacks, to huge lifts, wide low profile tires on big rims, and aftermarket lighting, everyone wants their truck to stand out and this is one way to do just so. Not on my truck!
Three. thousand. one. hundred. dollars.
That’s *almost* a reasonable price if it includes the winch and installation, but I suspect it’s just for the bumper itself, plus shipping. There really is one born every minute and I wish I had that kind of knack for identifying them.
As if the factory issued face of current GM pickups isn’t ugly enough.
The worst part is, this isn’t even the new HD.
I’ve never looked at any truck and thought “that face isn’t nearly angry enough” – but obviously some people have.
Theres not too many of these Chevy pickups over here so far, though no doubt the numbers will grow usually a big bullbar gets fitted to hide the grille but this is an interesting alternative.
Inspired by the Ford Otosan New Cargo, after a visit to Turkey?
Wow! That nose looks like a collaborative design effort between Ford, Hasbro Toys, and Rubbermaid. 🙂
Just my thoughts, but I think that cab design works mighty well on a monster like this!
I like it! It looks rugged, fierce, and yet toy-like, all at the same time!
I didn’t know that Ford still made big trucks. I guess I just assumed when they stopped making them for the NA market, they stopped building them all together.
Their latest product is this very-Euro F-Max model. An all too obvious mixture of the current Volvo and Scania cabs, especially the Volvo FH shines through really well.
Never mind, the end result is a modern and roomy cab, with much cleaner looks than the New Cargo above.
It would be nice to see truck styling enter a retro phase. I’d like to see a creation of the mid-late 70s GM truck like Rocky’s GMC on the Rockford Files.
Just needs a mask. 🙂
LOL! nice plate, too!
Or a bra. Mwahahahaha!
You win the Internet today. Perfect!
That’s the Hannibal Lecter mask look. Can you hear the lambs screaming, Clarice?
2003 Kia Optima = Hannibal
all you need is Arnold Schwarzenegger to say ” I am here kill me now “
If that was in my neighborhood, I’d be worried about it changing into a giant walking robot from outer space.
Presenting the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD Whirlpool Edition.
Credit to: slicks30
Strangely enough, the Camaro looks great with the Silverado front end tacked-on. I could see this as a relatively easy and cheap way for Chevy to bring back the Monte Carlo if they wanted to. Design really is all about proportion.
Credit to: Joejberg same link as above.
I have a lot of opinions of people who drive trucks like this. I won’t share them here. Nuff said.
This says a lot about the person driving this truck psychologically. Freud and Jung would have a field day.
Matt Z commented that this style is surprising popular with the brodozer crowd in his neck of Wisconsin. I’m way out on the Left Coast , but I gotta say these are surprisingly not unpopular in my Prius-loving, 50 year old VW van and bump side Ford truck-driving neck of California. What particularly surprises me is seeing these things brand new, with 315/50-20 Chinese tires and spacer lifts, and yes, this kind of grille, sitting in front of a Chevy dealer with a $75K price tag on it. I like trucks, I drive one, I hauled a couple of tons of landscaping material in my little Tacoma today (not all in one trip) but these kinds of truck mods make me sad.
With the 50-series tires, I can’t help but wonder if the ride quality improvements of the past decade are negated almost to the point these monstrosities ride like the old, solid-axle trucks of the past.
I like and drive trucks as well, and share your feelings about the all-too-common brodozer mods.
My first impression was that it is an metal and plastic athletic supporter. UGH!
It kind of is that.
In a way.
Kill with fire. But first remove the Gen V drivetrain and send to me!
Is anyone else reminded of “Maximum Overdrive,” the movie about the machines attempting to exterminate humans?
I certainly remember that one! But mainly thanks to the glorious sound of an angry and evil Detroit Diesel 2-stroke throughout the whole movie.
I think the ’59- Cadillac grille/bumper would line up pretty well, next step, fins
It is a cod piece for someone feeling a bit small.
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