Top Gear Drives ‘USA on Wheels’: Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Pickup

‘Maximum brake pressure, hit the gas. My goodness! I think the last time something this big, this heavy, and this American accelerated this fast, it had Neil Armstrong in it!’

If you thought the Ford F-150 Raptor R was badass, well, so did we. But as soon as RAM sent a TRX to Hennessey Performance, the Raptor’s days were numbered.

Let’s be clear, these two trucks are not competing in an even market. The production Raptor R will cost about $110,000, while the Hennessey folks will only upfit 200 RAM TRX Mammoth 1000s and offer them for $150,000 each.

But for your money, you get a gigantic truck that sits down hard when you push on the pedal and throws down over 1,000 horses.

If you just want to watch, feel free. It’s not every day you get to watch the “world’s most powerful truck” light up the English countryside flying Texas plates.

Runtime: 12 minutes

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Sam Anderson

Sam has roamed the American continent to follow adventures, explore natural wonders, and find good stories. After going to college to be a writer, he got distracted (or saved) by rock climbing and spent most of the next decade on the road, supporting himself with trade work. He's had addresses in the Adirondack Mountains, Las Vegas, and somehow Kansas, but his heart belongs in the Texas hill country.

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