The relationship between Isuzu and Arctic Trucks is now into its fifth year and there is a slight update for the 2020 model. Chief among the alterations to the Isuzu D-Max AT35 is the new Bilstein suspension system but there are also modest upgrades to the exterior and interior. First launched in 2016, the D-Max […]

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There are no prizes for guessing which was the most talked about pickup truck of 2019. With a 1,600kg payload, a 0-60mph sprint time of less than three seconds and a colossal 6,350kg towing capacity, the Tesla Cybertruck certainly pulls some impressive figures – but is it all a joke? The Tesla Cybertruck launch captivated […]

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Introducing the Isuzu D-Max XTR – the striking new ‘Adventure’ model that has all the ingredients to adventure off the road and turn heads on the road. We put it to the test on some unforgiving terrain including a slate quarry and forest trails – read on to see how we got on… Right back […]

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The LDV T70 is the upcoming pickup truck from LDV, which will be imported into the UK from late 2020 by the Dublin-based Harris Group. The T70 is the successor to the T60 which we tested extensively earlier this year, but it features a brand-new 2.0-litre engine and host of new technology and driver assist […]

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As a Direct Message dropped into my inbox asking if I was free to go along to a Mercedes-Benz Press event my Heart fluttered…would it be something with the F1 team? Would it have a naturally aspirated engine? Would it be a drop top? Where would it be? The French Riviera? The Alps? The African […]

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The boxy design of the all-new Land Rover Defender has created quite a stir on social media, with many of our readers on Insta, Facebook and Twitter commenting to the similarities to a range of other vehicles – some of which we understand; and others have left us questioning the eyesight of particular readers. READ […]

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For models registered between 1st January 2019 and the 30th September 2019 For models registered in the first half of 2019 (between 1st January 2019 and the 30th June 2019) Make/Model H1 2019 H1 2018 Diff. Ford Ranger 8,561 7,930 8.0% Mitsubishi L200 6,162 5,244 17.5% Nissan Navara 4,262 4,852 -12.2% Toyota Hilux 3,277 3,685 […]

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Professional Pickup & 4×4 magazine can confirm that, following widespread reports, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class will be withdrawn from the product line-up by the end of the year. We spoke to senior figures at the German automaker, who explained that the sales never lived up to expectations. Globally, pickup truck sales have been growing year-on-year and […]

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The next-generation Volkswagen Amarok is set to be developed by Ford and enter production in 2022. Professional Pickup & 4×4 spoke to Ford bosses about the new pickup at the Raptor launch in Morocco (May 2019), who confirmed the VW Amarok 2022 is still around three years from the production stage. Background Launched in 2011, […]

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Students at the Skoda Vocational School in the Czech Republic have designed a stunning, modern example of the compact pickup truck that were popular in the 80’s and 90’s. The Skoda Mountiaq sports an eye-catching ‘sunset orange’ colour scheme and features a light bar, winch and bullbar. Every year, the Skoda Vocational School holds its […]

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