Jeep Shortcut

Jeep Shortcut

Jeep's Shortcut Concept is an off-roading powerhouse that takes a modern Wrangler and turns it into something reminiscent of a classic CJ-5. It's two ...

1964 Toyota FJ45 Land Cruiser Pickup

1964 Toyota FJ45 Land Cruiser Pickup

Outside of the styling, this Toyota FJ45 Land Cruiser Pickup is so clean it could be rolling off the lot today. In reality, this a restoration of a truck that's more than fifty years old. Rather than fully restoring it based on original specs, the techs at Arlington Toyota in Ill...

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

We had brushes with web design in school (also, we’re a website) and something that struck us was how inaccessible the process can be. Squarespace simplifies the whole process, allowing you to create a website tailored to your personal needs. The platform provides plenty of customizable options and templates, so whatever you’re building your site for, be it a portfolio, business, or house pet, will look great. You’ll even have a unique domain name, without any awkward brand name additions. It’s a personal site from top to bottom. Use coupon code ‘COOLMATERIAL‘ to get 10% off your first domains or website purchase.

Jimco Spec Trophy Truck

Jimco Spec Trophy Truck

If you’re not familiar with Jimco, they’re the largest off-road race builder in the world. They’ve been winning awards in the chassis department for close to 25 years, and that’s very apparent with this Raptor-inspired Class 6100 Spec Trophy Truck. The Ford Raptor-inspire...

Bliss Mobil Expedition Vehicles

Bliss Mobil Expedition Vehicles

Bliss Mobil Expedition Vehicles are unlike any other expedition vehicles on the market. Rather than crafting their home away from home vehicles based on a particular vehicle platform, the Netherlands-based company uses a unique all-in-one box with a steel frame in multiple sizes ...

Chevy X Hurley Surf Truck

Chevy X Hurley Surf Truck

Chevy and Hurley just unveiled a new collaboration truck at SEMA that's specifically designed to get surfers and their gear to remote locations with functionality and style. The mobile beach command center is built with a Colorado Z71 and equipped with a custom surfboard rack, st...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Truck

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Truck

For all the glitz and glam that Mercedes-Benz has become associated with over the years, it's worth remembering the brand has deep roots in the world of heavy-duty commercial vehicles. With the unveil of the X-Class pickup, they're blending a little of that brawn with a bit of th...

The Government Is Selling Decommissioned Humvees

The Government Is Selling Decommissioned Humvees

Want to own an actual military Humvee for a fraction of the $200k+ it cost the government to make one in the first place? You need to head over to surplus site GovPlanet because Uncle Sam Is liquidating decommissioned Humvees. Before you pull the trigger on that $4,000 AM Genera...

The Ford Bronco Is Officially Coming Back

The Ford Bronco Is Officially Coming Back

While speaking to the Detroit Free Press, the chairman of UAW local 900, Bill Johnson, confirmed that the Ford Bronco is officially coming back. Yes, in the midst of all this political fallout and fact-checking, we learned that the Bronco is going to be built at the Michigan Asse...

The Only 5 New Cars You Should Consider Buying

The Only 5 New Cars You Should Consider Buying

We love mind-bendingly good rides. But let’s face it—what we put out and what you all love to read is probably polar opposite to the cars we’re actually shopping for. So we put together a practical guide for the Cool Material man in the market for a new car. We compiled the...

Truck for Audi Concept Option B

Truck for Audi Concept Option B

We've seen some wild and crazy concepts from Audi (hell, even some crazy production vehicles), but they all pale in comparison to the Truck for Audi project on Behance by the team of Belorusian designer Artem Smirnov and Ukrainian CAD Sculptor/Digital 3D Modeler Vladimir Panchenk...

Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4²

Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4²

Assuming you have enough greenbacks to get your hands on one, the Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4² will likely be the most capable and luxurious SUV you will ever own. Designed to effortlessly navigate both the most unforgiving off-road terrain or the Long Island Expressway en route to t...

1974 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 Pickup Truck

1974 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 Pickup Truck

Buying an old pickup usually means having to get your hands dirty so you can actually drive it. Not the case here. This stunning 1974 Toyota FJ45, which is on ebay for a cool $87,000, has been completely restored and given a fresh paint job so you don't have to do a thing. And wi...

Nikola's Hybrid Big Rig

Nikola's Hybrid Big Rig

Nikola Motor Company just released details and renderings of their hybrid semi-truck dubbed One that are both completely absurd and mind-blowing. The Nikola One is a hybrid big rig that uses a combination of electric engines and a fuel agnostic turbine to give you: 3,700 ft. lbs ...

ICON Defender D90

ICON Defender D90

From their Dodge Power Wagon and VW Bus, to their Bronco and reimagined Chevrolet 3100 Thriftmaster, California-based ICON has a way of taking vehicles that were already iconic in their own right and turning them into even more incredible machines. Case in point, the ICON Defende...