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American pickups dominate the 2013 New York Auto Show

GMC's 2014 Sierra SLT Double Cab All-Terrain pickup

GMC's 2014 Sierra SLT Double Cab All-Terrain pickup truck is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013) Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

American consumers love their pickup trucks, and there was no shortage of the vehicle class at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. In fact, the lower floor of the Jacob Javits Center is almost wholly dedicated to the pickup, the far majority of which are made by American brands. Here are some examples of the American pickup trucks that were spotlighted during the 10-day exposition.

The 2013 Shelby Raptor, on display during the
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The 2013 Shelby Raptor, on display during the 2013 New York International Auto Show, is equipped with a 575-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is billed as
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is billed as an F-150 on "super steroids" due, in part, to its 411-horsepower engine with 434 lb.-ft. of torque. (March 28, 2013)

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, was named Motor Trend's Truck of the Year. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, was named Motor Trend's Truck of the Year. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Chrysler's 2013 Ram 1500 Sport, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, was named Motor Trend's Truck of the Year. (March 27, 2013)

The Ford Atlas concept, which hints at the
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The Ford Atlas concept, which hints at the future design of the F-150 pickup, is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The headlamps on the Ford Atlas, on display
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The headlamps on the Ford Atlas, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, have advanced LED lighting. (March 29, 2013)

The Ford Atlas concept, on display during the
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The Ford Atlas concept, on display during the 2013 New York International Auto Show, features more prominent wheel arches that Ford executives say illustrates the vehicle's "Built Ford Tough" image. (March 27, 2013)

Ford executives say the
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Ford executives say the "chiseled grille" on the Atlas, which is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, reinforces the truck's "Built Ford Tough" image. The grille has an active shutter to improve engine temperature control and aerodynamics. (March 29, 2013)

The 2014 Silverado 1500, on display at the
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The 2014 Silverado 1500, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, features a taller dual power dome hood, wider, stronger styling and wraparound bumper and fender flares. (March 27, 2013)

The 2014 Silverado 1500, on display at the
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The 2014 Silverado 1500, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, features a taller dual power dome hood, wider, stronger styling and wraparound bumper and fender flares. (March 27, 2013)

The GMC 2013 Sierra 1500 Extended Cab pickup
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The GMC 2013 Sierra 1500 Extended Cab pickup truck is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab pickup
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab pickup truck is displayed during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

GMC's 2014 Sierra SLT Double Cab All-Terrain pickup
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

GMC's 2014 Sierra SLT Double Cab All-Terrain pickup truck is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

GMC's 2014 Sierra SLT Double Cab All-Terrain pickup
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

GMC's 2014 Sierra SLT Double Cab All-Terrain pickup truck is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Power Wagon variation of Chrysler's RAM pickup
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The Power Wagon variation of Chrysler's RAM pickup is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Power Wagon variation of Chrysler's RAM pickup
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The Power Wagon variation of Chrysler's RAM pickup is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Power Wagon edition of the Ram 1500
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The Power Wagon edition of the Ram 1500 is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

A 1952 Ford pickup truck was remodeled into
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

A 1952 Ford pickup truck was remodeled into the "LogDog," which inspired a children's book. It's displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

A 1952 Ford pickup truck was remodeled into
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

A 1952 Ford pickup truck was remodeled into the "LogDog," which inspired a children's book. It's displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

Chrysler's RAM 3500 Longhorn Laramie is displayed at
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Chrysler's RAM 3500 Longhorn Laramie is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

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