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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The new generation of pickups that are currently being rolled out are offering far superior levels of comfort, refinement and productivity than previously seen in the sector. The previous Ford Ranger was seen as the most desirable pickup, but is the light facelift it received earlier in the year enough to keep the Ranger ahead […]

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In 2011, the Ford Ranger raised the bar in terms of refinement and comfort in the pickup sector which left utilitarian workhorses like the legendary Toyota Hilux looking long in the tooth. Now though, Toyota has launched the seventh incarnation of its renowned pickup but how does it compare with the mighty Ranger? Looks and […]

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With the tough done smarter approach we are able to push the boundaries of the Ford Ranger. In this video we test the water wading capability of the Ford Ranger. The engineers at Ford took the Ranger through a series of tests of up to 800mm in water, pushing it to its limits

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Ford call this the Ranger Torture Test Surviving the 24 hour sand challenge

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With the tough done smarter approach we are able to push the boundaries of the Ford Ranger. In this video we test the water wading capability of the Ford Ranger. The engineers at Ford took the Ranger through a series of tests of up to 800mm in water, pushing it to its limits.

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