Isuzu will be launching the next-generation D-Max in 2020, a company official in Thailand has confirmed to us. The 2020 Isuzu D-Max will be developed in conjunction with Mazda, and has been recently spied testing in northern Europe.  Isuzu D-Max 2020 announcement The company official, who works out of Isuzu’s Thailand HQ (where the Isuzu […]

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The Ford Ranger 2019 will be arriving into UK showrooms from June, Ford has announced. Ford’s new Ranger pickup is powered by a 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, and promises more power, fuel economy, better refinement and more safety systems. Background The current generation, the T6, hit European dealerships in 2012, but it is already one […]

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A top dog at Hyundai has confirmed the Santa Cruz – the pickup truck concept revealed a while back at the Detroit Motor Show – is nearing the production stage. The Hyundai Santa Cruz uses a monocoque design (as opposed to body-on-frame) and will be Hyundai’s first pickup truck. Luc Doncerwolke, the company’s Chief Design […]

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The Toyota Land Cruiser Commercial rejoined the market in 2018, four years after the demise of the previous generation. Sales of Commercial 4x4s have fallen sharply since the demise of the Land Rover Defender, leaving the Land Cruiser and recently relaunched Discovery Commercial as the most viable options. Exterior The Land Cruiser Commercial is heavily […]

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The Toyota Hilux Invincible X received a facelift over the summer, just two years after its initial launch. Only Invincible X models receive the restyled front end, which takes inspiration from Toyota’s North American pickup, the Tacoma. New exterior and interior design Same engine and driveline When the eighth-generation Hilux went on sale in 2016, […]

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Volkswagen is testing its brutish 4.0TDi V8 unit (codenamed ‘EA 898’) inside the Amarok, Professional Pickup & 4×4 can reveal. The engine, which also powers the likes of the Bentley Bentayga and Porsche Panamera, was tuned to 416hp and 850Nm. Power struggle Compared to North America, European pickup trucks are very mild when it comes […]

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The Toyota Hilux Invincible 50 has been launched this month to celebrate 50 years of the world’s best-selling mid-size pickup truck. Almost 18 million Hiluxs have been sold since 1968, and the anniversary model is packed full of juicy goodies. What the Hilux has achieved since its launch is nothing short of legendary. During its […]

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The Jeep Gladiator made its global debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show in November and is set to hit the market in 2020. Previously called the Scrambler, the eagerly-anticipated pickup truck from Jeep has been many years in the making, but its not yet confirmed whether the new vehicle will come to the UK. […]

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The Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross is the latest model to join the Isuzu pickup line-up, offering a distinctive styling pack and a couple of extra creature comforts. Limited to just 100 models in the UK, the Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross is priced from £26,199 plus VAT and is available with both a manual and automatic […]

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Buying a new pickup truck is set to become a much harder choice from 2019, with a whole host of new vehicles joining the UK market in 2019 and 2020. In this article, we look at the new pickups that are set to hit UK showrooms in the coming years.  SsangYong kicks us off with […]

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