With its super-smooth automatic transmission, refined 3.0-litre V6 engine and excellent composure going into the bends, the Volkswagen Amarok has won plaudits for its excellent ride and handling on the road, but is it equally as capable off the beaten track? Read our VW Amarok off-road review to find out! Like the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Volkswagen […]

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Professional Pickup & 4×4 magazine can confirm that Volkswagen will be launching the special-edition VW Amarok Canyon V6 for the 2019 model year. The previous edition – launched in 2014 – was well-received in the UK, selling its 350 model allocation within six months. The distinctive look In addition to the standard Trendline and Highline […]

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The Isuzu D-Max Fury will be returning for the 2019 model year, Isuzu has confirmed. The previous generation Fury, available with the 2.5-litre diesel unit, was a huge hit for Isuzu UK and it’s hoped the new model, which is competitively priced at £22,499 plus VAT, can replicate that success. Part of the Fury’s success […]

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The Isuzu D-Max has been updated for the 2018 model year, with slight alterations to the interior, new technologies and a new suspension arrangement for a more comfortable ride. This is a very moderate update, and prices have only increased marginally to between £16,799 for the 4×2 Utility and £29,799 (both plus VAT) for the […]

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The Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian SVPII and Ford Ranger Wildtrak X were two of the most exciting exhibits at the 2018 CV Show; so exciting that we decided to give them their very own head-to-head. We tested both alongside each other, on and off the road, to discover which beast is best! Both models are limited […]

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The Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian SVP II is the eye-catching new special-edition pickup from Mitsubishi, developed by it’s new Special Vehicle Projects (SVP) division. After the successful first edition in 2016, Mitsi has launched the second SVP with distinctive orange highlights. Making its debut at the 2018 Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, the SVP II is […]

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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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The Mitsubishi L200 2019 update model has officially been previewed by Mitsubishi in a teaser image, but we’ve managed to get hold a picture of the finished article. The new model will be available to order from UK dealerships from around February 2019. Launched in 2015, the current generation Mitsubishi L200 (Series 5) is already […]

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Mercedes-Benz is quenching the power thirst in the pickup sector by introducing the 3.0-litre V6 to the X-Class. The Mercedes-Benz X-Class X350D V6 is the most powerful pickup on the market, producing a monstrous 254bhp and 550Nm, and we put it to the test on and off the road in the forests of central Slovenia. […]

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The Ford Ranger Wildtrak X is the all-new special-edition pickup from Ford, combining a distinctive appearance with the practicality and capability of the standard Wildtrak. The Wildtrak X is priced from £30,945 plus VAT and limited to just 1,000 units in the UK. Creating an impression from the outside The Ranger Wildtrak X stands out […]

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