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 Ford Ranger Raptor sets hearts pumping around the world when pictures were finally released earlier this year from the launch in Bangkok, however Ford of Britain was initially hesitant when asked if it was coming to the UK. However, Professional Pickup & 4×4 magazine can finally confirm that the Raptor – which has been […]

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Testing of the next-generation Ford Ranger has been underway over the past 12 months and the new model is due for release in 2019. The Ford Ranger 2019 has been developed in Australia but a slightly modified version will also go on sale in the US. Background The current generation, the T6, hit European dealerships […]

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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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Ford has unveiled its new limited-edition Ranger Wildtrak X at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. Limited to 1000 units in the UK, the Ford Ranger Wildtrak X features an enhanced styling kit and a couple of extra features. Creating an impression from the outside The Ranger Wildtrak X stands out from the crowd in […]

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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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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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