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Here in 2022, there are a lot of ways to go fast. But absurd speed isn't just for supercar and sports car owners anymore. Many companies now offer performance SUVs – the quickest of which we've compiled on our fastest SUVs story – and a handful of those same brands even have performance pickup trucks, too.

You’re probably already familiar with fast factory trucks like the Ford Raptor and Ram TRX. But our definitive ranking of the fastest trucks available in 2022 also includes aftermarket options from specialists like Hennessey and Shelby American, with some of those options offering hypercar-esque amounts of power. There are even three modern EVs represented too.

So we’ve put together the definitive list of the fastest production and aftermarket trucks on the market today, using 0-60 times to determine which ones are quickest. If you're in the market for something with stupid straight-line speed, but all the same towing and hauling capabilities you expect from a truck, maybe one of these pickups is right for you.

Production Trucks

2022 Nissan Frontier

2022 Nissan Frontier Exterior Front Quarter

0-60: 7.9 Seconds (est.)
Horsepower: 310
Torque: 281
Top Speed: N/A

Nissan thoroughly updated the Frontier for the 2022 model year, which included a much-needed redesign. However, the engine, a 3.8-liter V6 remained the same. Nissan introduced it in 2020, and it makes 310 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque in the stylish pickup. However, the powertrain is a bit anemic compared to the other production pickups on this list, which are much quicker than the Nissan.

2022 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

0-60: 7.1 Seconds
Horsepower: 308
Torque: 275
Top Speed: N/A

Chevrolet's most powerful Colorado, the rugged ZR2, produces 308 horsepower and 275 pound-feet from a 3.6-liter naturally aspirated V6. While not intended as a performance machine for the street, the Colorado ZR2 is still one of the quickest factory trucks on sale today, able to scoot to 60 miles per hour in 7.1 seconds, but it’s also one of the most capable off-road. The ZR2 gets a bevy of off-road–ready features like locking differentials on both axles, a two-speed transfer case, meaty off-road tires, and even Multimatic DSSV shocks at each corner.

See Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Pricing

2022 Ram 1500

Ram 1500

0-60: 6.5 Seconds (est.)
Horsepower: 395
Torque: 410
Top Speed: N/A

Ram has another, even more powerful truck on this list (you probably know what it is). But the traditional 1500 with the optional eTorque Hemi V8 is pretty quick on its own. That version of the 1500 produces 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet, propelling the hefty truck to 60 miles per hour in an estimated 6.5 seconds in the right spec. The secret is the additional boost that comes from the eTorque feature – which is essentially just a motor/generator attached to the crankshaft that adds additional low-end torque.

See Ram 1500 Pricing

2022 Ford Maverick

2022 Ford Maverick EcoBoost AWD Lariat

0-60: 6.3 Seconds (est.)
Horsepower: 250
Torque: 277
Top Speed: N/A

Ford introduced the Maverick as a way to bolster its affordable offerings, and it created quite a compelling truck in the process. It comes standard as a hybrid, pumping out a combined 191 horsepower and returning exceptional fuel economy. However, it’s the more potent 2.0-liter EcoBoost that creates the real power, delivering 250 horsepower and 277 pound-feet. Ford doesn't have an official 0-60 time for this truck, but independent testing puts the 60 time at around 6.3 seconds.

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Exterior Front Quarter

0-60 6.3 Seconds (est.)
Horsepower: 291
Torque: 311
Top Speed: N/A

Hyundai jumped into the pickup truck game with the long-rumored Santa Cruz. It’s a compact pickup that competes with the Ford Maverick (below). It’s available with two powertrains – a 191-horsepower 2.5-liter or a 291-horsepower turbo 2.5-liter, which also pumps out 311 pound-feet of torque. As with the Maverick, Hyundai doesn’t list an official 60 time for the Santa Cruz, but with the more-potent engine equipped, independent testing recorded a 60 time of 6.3 seconds.

2021 Ford Ranger Performance Pack Level 3

2020 Ford Ranger Performance Pack Level 2

0-60: 6.1 Seconds (est.)
Horsepower: 315
Torque: 370
Top Speed: N/A

The standard Ford Ranger, with its stock 270-horsepower engine, doesn't make the cut. But if you get the Ford Ranger Gets Performance Pack Pushing Output To 315 HP option, an $825 add-on that boosts the output of the turbocharged 2.3-liter engine to 315 horses and 370 pound-feet, the Ranger is actually quite quick. Estimates suggest this truck will get to 60 miles per hour in as little as 6.1 seconds with the optional performance pack.

See Ford Ranger Pricing

2022 Toyota Tundra

2022 Toyota Tundra Review Exterior

0-60: 6.2 Seconds (est.)
Horsepower: 389
Torque: 479
Top Speed: N/A

The 2022 Toyota Tundra is powerful. With a new twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine on the top-end model, the Toyota pickup produces 389 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. Independent testing shows at the Tundra can scoot to 60 miles per hour in at least 6.2 seconds – maybe quicker.

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

0-60: 5.3 Seconds
Horsepower: 450
Torque: 510
Top Speed: 107 MPH

With a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine underhood, this rugged off-road truck can hit 60 miles per hour in about 5.3 seconds. Find a long enough stretch of road, and it ops out at a limited 107 miles per hour. It's also one of the most capable trucks on this list, wearing some of the toughest off-road kit you'll find anywhere. And there's an even more potent Raptor R on the horizon.

See Ford F-150 Raptor Pricing

2022 Ram 1500 TRX

Ram 1500 TRX

0-60: 4.5 Seconds
Horsepower: 702
Torque: 650
Top Speed: 118 MPH

With 702 horsepower from a supercharged 6.2-liter V8, the new Ram 1500 TRX is the fastest gas-powered production truck on our list. This Hellcat-powered behemoth takes just 4.5 seconds to hit 60, and flat out, the TRX will sprint all the way to 118 miles per hour – even with stock 35-inch off-road tires. Technically this is the fastest factory half-ton you can buy right now… but the TRX is still no match for some of the aftermarket options on this list.

See Ram 1500 TRX Pricing

2022 Rezvani Hercules 6x6

Rezvani Hercules 6x6 Side

0-60: N/A
Horsepower: 1,300
Torque: 989
Top Speed: N/A

Rezvani doesn’t officially list a 60 time for the Hercules 6x6, nor has this truck been independently tested in a straight line (yet). But with up to 1,300 horsepower on tap thanks to a supercharged 7.0-liter V8 engine, one can only assume that this insane pickup is as quick off the line as some of the other performance pickups listed here.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro

0-60: 4.4 Seconds
Horsepower: 563
Torque: 775
Top Speed: N/A

This is the year that Ford electrifies its iconic pickup truck. The F-150 Lightning will go on sale later in just a few months, ferrying the Ford into the future. The Blue Oval took a reserved approach to the truck’s design, targeting traditional truck customers. The company will offer less-powerful variants, but those who want some performance won’t be disappointed with the Lightning with the extended-range battery.

2022 GMC Hummer EV

2022 GMC Hummer EV

0-60: 3.0 Seconds
Horsepower: 1,000
Torque: 1,200
Top Speed: 106 MPH

General Motors resurrected the Hummer brand, labeled it a GMC, and turned it into an electric pickup truck for 2022. There’s an SUV version coming too, but for now, GMC only offers the pickup and it’s a beast in its top configuration. It sports three electric motors while tipping the scales at an absurd 9,000 pounds. However, all that weight doesn’t slow it down much, making it one of the fastest trucks on this list alongside the Rivian R1T.

2022 Rivian R1T

2022 Rivian R1T

0-60: 3.0 Seconds
Horsepower: 750
Torque: 829
Top Speed: N/A

There are 16 other hugely powerful gas-powered trucks on this list, both from manufacturers and aftermarket specialists. But the fastest truck of all, which you should start seeing on the road next year, actually uses battery power. The Rivian R1T promises up to 750 horsepower and 829 pound-feet from its 180.0-kilowatt-hour battery pack According to Rivian, that instant torque from the electric motors should be able to propel its truck to 60 miles per hour in 3.0 seconds flat – half a second quicker than the next-best Shelby Super Snake. Of course, these are still just projections and we'll have to wait until the Rivian R1T officially hits the road.


Aftermarket Trucks

Hennessey Ford F-150 VelociRaptor 600 Twin Turbo

Hennessey VelociRaptor 600

0-60: 4.2 Seconds
Horsepower: 600
Torque: 622
Top Speed: 110+ Miles Per hour

As if the stock Ford F-150 Raptor weren't quick enough, Hennessey has an upgrade package that boosts the output to 600 horsepower – up from the factory’s 450 horses. The upgrades include a high-flow air induction system, a front-mounted intercooler upgrade, and a new exhaust system, which boosts the power figure and gives the Hennessey Raptor absurd straight-line speed. This truck will sprint to 60 miles per hour in 4.2 seconds and on to a quarter-mile time of 12.1 seconds.

SVE GMC Syclone

2021 SVE Syclone

0-60: N/A
Horsepower: 750
Torque: 600
Top Speed: N/A

Hennessey isn't the only tuner on this list with a ridiculously quick truck. Specialty Vehicle Engineering – or SVE for short – revived the iconic GMC Syclone nameplate recently in the form of a supercharged GMC Canyon. Packing a 5.3-liter V8 and all-wheel drive, this unique truck produces 750 horsepower and 600 pound-feet. Unfortunately, we don't have 0-60 times or top speed figures on this truck – but based on power alone, it's easily near the top. SVE says it will build only 50 examples for the 2021 model year.

Roush Ford F-150 Nitemare

Roush Ford F-150 Nitemare

0-60: 3.9 Seconds
Horsepower: 650
Torque: 610
Top Speed: N/A

The Roush F-150 Nitemare lives up to its name with a scary 650 horsepower and 610 pound-feet, and the ability to hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.9 seconds. The secret to all that power is the new supercharged 5.0-liter V8 under the hood. The Roush F-150 Nitemare also gets custom features like new 22-inch wheels and better rubber to help cope with all that newfound power. If you want one, it will cost you an extra $19,150 on top of the price of a standard Ford F-150.

SVE Chevrolet Silverado Yenko/SC

2022 Yenko/SC Silverado

0-60: N/A
Horsepower: 800
Torque: 720
Top Speed: N/A

SVE's 750-horsepower Syclone is only one of two super-fast trucks the specialty shop produces. The Yenko/SC Chevrolet Silverado pumps out 800 horsepower and 720 pound-feet, courtesy of a supercharged 5.3-liter V8, and comes in both rear- and four-wheel-drive configurations. Much like the Syclone, SVE promises just 50 examples of the truck for the 2021 model year.

Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus

Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus

0-60: 3.9 Seconds
Horsepower: 1,000
Torque: 993
Top Speed: N/A

Even though Hennessey has absurdly quick Raptors and Silverados, the fastest truck that the company currently builds is actually the Jeep Gladiator. Dubbed the Maximus, this 1,000-horsepower Jeep gets a supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V8 swap as well as an HPE 1000 ECU upgrade. But it will cost you: Hennessey asks $225,000 for the Jeep Gladiator Maximus. At least that price includes the cost of a new Gladiator.

Hennessey Ford F-150 Venom 775

Hennessey Venom 775 Ford F-150 Front View

0-60: 3.9 Seconds
Horsepower: 775
Torque: 685
Top Speed: 116+ Miles Per Hour

Even though the F-150 Raptor is the most powerful truck that Ford produces, Hennessey has a version of the standard F-150 that's even quicker than the company's tuned Raptor. The F-150 Venom 775, as its name suggests, produces 775 horsepower from a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 with a 2.9-liter high-flow supercharger affixed. This truck will hit 60 miles per hour in 4.0 seconds flat and conquer the quarter-mile in just 12.1 seconds at 116 miles per hour.

Hennessey Ram 1500 TRX Mammoth

Hennessey Mammoth 1000 TRX 6x6

0-60: 3.2 Seconds
Horsepower: 1,012
Torque: 969
Top Speed: N/A

The fastest aftermarket truck on this list comes from who else but Hennessey. The already-powerful Ram 1500 TRX gets a 1,012-horsepower upgrade from the Texas tuner, giving it the ability to hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.2 seconds and tackle a quarter-mile sprint in 11.4 seconds at 120 miles per hour. Hennessey says it will build just 200 examples of the truck for 2021, each at a cost of $135,350.


FAQs

What is the fastest pickup truck?

The electric Rivian R1T pickup is the fastest truck with 750 horsepower, 829 pound-feet of torque, and an estimated 0-60 time of 3.0 seconds.

What pickup truck has the best 0-60 time?

The Rivian R1T has the best 0-60 time of any truck at an estimated 3.0 seconds.

What truck has the most horsepower?

The Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus has the most power of all the trucks on this list. The Hellcat-powered pickup produces 1,000 horsepower and 993 pound-feet of torque.

What truck has the best top speed?

The Ram 1500 TRX has the fastest quoted top speed of any production truck at 118 miles per hour.

Fastest Production Trucks 0-60

  • 2022 Nissan Frontier - 0-60: 7.9 Seconds
  • 2022 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 - 0-60: 7.1 Seconds
  • 2022 Ram 1500 - 0-60: 6.5 Seconds (est.)
  • 2022 Ford Maverick - 0-60: 6.3 Seconds (est.)
  • 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz - 0-60: 6.3 Seconds (est.)
  • 2021 Ford Ranger Performance Pack Level 3 - 0-60: 6.1 Seconds (est.)
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra - 0-60: 6.2 Seconds (est.)
  • 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor - 0-60: 5.3 Seconds
  • 2021 Ram 1500 TRX - 0-60: 4.5 Seconds
  • 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning - 0-60: 4.4 Seconds
  • 2022 GMC Hummer EV - 0-60: 3.0 Seconds
  • 2022 Rivian R1T - 0-60: 3.0 Seconds

Fastest Aftermarket Trucks 0-60

  • Hennessey Ford F-150 VelociRaptor 600 Twin Turbo - 0-60: 4.2 Seconds
  • SVE GMC Syclone
  • Roush Ford F-150 Nitemare - 0-60: 3.9 Seconds
  • SVE Chevrolet Silverado Yenko/SC
  • Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus - 0-60: 3.9 Seconds
  • Hennessey Ford F-150 Venom 775 - 0-60: 3.9 Seconds
  • Hennessey Ram 1500 TRX Mammoth - 0-60: 3.2 Seconds
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