Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles exhibited two new Amarok models at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September. The Volkswagen Amarok Aventura Exclusive was one of the two, and will be available from around spring 2018 – boasting greater comfort, more attractive styling and more power than standard models. Increased performance The Amarok Aventura Exclusive […]

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The Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok are two widely respected pickups for combining workhorse practicality with passenger car comfort. We pitch the two flagship models, the Ranger Wildtrak and Amarok Highline, together in this head to head. Looks and appearance Aesthetics is very much down to personal opinion, but our social media following voted marginally […]

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If you’re thinking of buying a new pickup soon, that decision is set to get a whole lot harder. Between 2016 and 2018, there is expected to be no fewer than nine new pickup launches or upgrades; with three manufacturers (Fiat Professional, Mercedes-Benz and Renault) entering the market for the first time. Mitsubishi was first […]

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In this Isuzu D-Max long-term update, we’re going to be looking at the weights and loads. The Isuzu D-Max payload is one of the best of all the double cabs, at up to 1,126kg, but this differs depending on the trim level and transmission. Isuzu D-Max kerbweight Downsizing from the veteran 2.5-litre engine to the […]

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The upcoming Jeep Scrambler pickup could soon be on sale in the UK, according to Jeep UK boss Damien Dally. The Jeep Scrambler is a pickup truck variant of the next-generation Wrangler, which is due to go on sale in America in 2018. Jeep Scrambler – sounds familiar? Does the name ring any bells? Jeep […]

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Towing is big business when it comes to pickup trucks with an estimated 78% of vehicles at three years being fitted with a tow bar. With the long-running workhorse, the Land Rover Defender, now in retirement, many heavy-duty operators want to know which is the best pickup for towing. Since the launch of the third-generation […]

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The Isuzu D-Max and Mitsubishi L200 are two of the best-selling pickups in the UK, and both perform well in the agricultural industries. Our Editor, Liam Campbell, examines the lifestyle and working advantages of both machines to determine which vehicle is best for you, your family and your business. Range overview There are three cab […]

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Towing is a huge part of a pickup’s working life, with almost three in four pickups having a tow bar fitted at three years old. We put the towing capabilities of the double cab Mitsubishi L200 to the test in this long-term update. Mitsubishi L200 towing capacity Unlike most modern pickups, the Mitsubishi L200 doesn’t […]

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As they are commercial vehicles, pickup trucks require a large and practical load area to fulfil their duties. In this long term update, we look at the size and capabilities of the Mitsubishi L200’s load area. Mitsubishi L200 load area dimensions The load area of the Mitsubishi L200 double cab measures 1,470mm long by 1,470mm […]

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With financing being the most common way of acquiring a commercial vehicle nowadays, we’d thought we’d examine the in-house Mitsubishi L200 finance offers. Mitsubishi provides two main funding choices; PCP for personal users and contract hire for business users. Mitsubishi L200 finance – Business Many business buyers opt for contract hire, which is a fixed […]

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