Following its 34% acquisition of Mitsubishi Motor Corporation in 2017, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn stated that the next-generation Navara and L200 will be based on the same platform. At the launch of the facelifted L200 in Thailand, Mitsubishi said it would likely be playing the lead role in the development. Background Mitsubishi had been struggling […]

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Great Wall Motors is the latest manufacturer to showcase an electric pickup truck, with the Steed-replacement making its debut at Auto Shanghai this month. The electric pickup is expected to have a 310-mile range (500km) and is likely to hit its home market of China in 2020. History Great Wall had a very short spell […]

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The SsangYong Musso long wheelbase LWB will be arriving in UK dealerships at the end of 2019, Professional Pickup can EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL. The new model variant is 310mm longer than the current version and has longest load bed of any double-cab pickup. Also read: Longest Double-Cab Pickup Load Beds Since going on sale in 2018, […]

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Over the past two years, there has been a few rumblings about electric pickup trucks from Bollinger to Tesla, but it’s another American firm – Michigan-based Rivian – that is the latest to join the fold. The Rivian R1T pickup is scheduled to hit the market in 2020 and promises a 400-mile range and a […]

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The Toyota Hilux Invincible 50 was launched last year to celebrate 50 years of the world’s best-selling mid-size pickup truck. Almost 18 million Hilux’s have been sold since 1968, and the anniversary model is packed full of juicy goodies. We put it to the test at Toyota’s inaugural ‘Parellel Pomeroy’ event at Silverstone.  What the […]

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Due to arrive in the UK in around June 2019, the Ford Ranger Raptor is the first ever factory-built extreme off-road pickup to be offered in Europe. We got exclusive access to test it ahead of the first European drives on the unforgiving, mountainous terrain of Thailand’s Surat Thani province. The Ford Ranger Raptor set […]

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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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