Soup Up a Truck and We'll Guess What Kind of Truck You Currently Own!

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

When you buy something — anything — you rarely get what you really want. People who buy Porsche Boxsters are basically admitting they wish they could afford a Porsche 911, but can't. People who live on houseboats probably wish they could have a big house on land and a mega-yacht in which they could travel the world. 

Most "extreme" versions of products exist purely to entice us to buy the attainable versions. Chevrolet, for example, put the Bolt on a plinth to sell the Volt (though more people gravitated to the Bolt, surprising GM). Still, which truck on a rotating plinth you like will point to which actual daily driver you settle on.

With trucks, you can take this a step further. If you really juice a truck, it can become borderline useless, like the Raptor variant with no usable rear bed space because it carries a spare wheel everywhere. If what you're looking for is just some serious off-road fun though, then nothing else will do. Similarly, Fiat-Chrysler is putting out as many cars and trucks with the Hellcat engine as it can, even if it means, as in the case of the Grand Cherokee, that it's useless off a paved road.

How would you modify your dream truck? Would you be set up for drag racing or the Dakar Rally? Are you only interested in flexing and cruising, or do you crave usable muscle? Tell us, and we'll predict what your daily driver is!

What activity would your dream truck most likely be used for?

Which of the following brands would you gravitate towards, if money weren't an object, and they made a pickup?

How big a bed would you want?

How much storage do you need built into the bed?

What size engine do you want to start out with?

How many cylinders do you need this engine to have to do what you need it to?

How many turbos do you want?

Would you supercharge it?

What other special modification would you make to your engine?

Would you want any electric boost?

What kind of wheels would you like?

What style of tires would you like?

What do you want out of your brakes?

How much ground clearance do you want?

Do you bother with mud flaps?

What kind of cab do you want?

Which is the most important to you: horsepower, torque, top speed or off-road performance?

What would you pull out to lose weight?

What would you like your frame to be made of?

What would you like in terms of a gearbox?

How luxurious do you want your interior?

How aggressive do you want your bodywork?

What safety feature is a must?

What's the highest tech feature you'd like in your truck?

How flashy do you want your truck?

What unique drive feature do you like the sound of?

What kind of infotainment system do you want?

How would you like your vehicle painted?

What extra gear would you add?

How likely are you to want to replace it next year when the new version comes out?

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