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 Toyota Hilux Invincible X is to receive a new front end, similar to the Hilux Revo in Thailand, in spring 2018. The new look model went on display at the Commercial Vehicle Show, which took place from the 24th until the 26th of April 2018 at the NEC Arena in Birmingham (click here for […]

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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 Toyota Hilux AT35 is to be made available to order from Toyota GB dealerships this summer, 11 years after Top Gear’s famous north pole expedition. Making its debut at the CV Show on the 24th of April, the Toyota Hilux AT35 marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic pickup truck. Arctic Trucks Arctic Trucks […]

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Sales of pickup trucks are set to rise for the sixth consecutive year, with a 5.3% increase in the first three months of 2018. A record 15,215 pickups were registered in the first quarter, with the Ford Ranger once again topping the leader board. 6 – Volkswagen Amarok (1,097) This is the second full year […]

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Volkswagen has further hinted that it will soon be tackling America’s light commercial vehicle market by unveiling a mid-size pickup at the New York Motor Show. Despite being a similar size to the Amarok, the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak is based on an SUV (VW Atlas) and Conceived around the company’s unibody MQB (Modularen Querbau) platform. […]

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The Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian SVP II has been unveiled this week, and it will make its public debut next month at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. It’s rugged and striking look is emphasised by its bespoke SVP bumper with orange highlights and 17-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tyres. Developed by Mitsubishi’s new creative division, […]

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A new 161bhp power output is now available on the Volkswagen Amarok 3.0TDi V6; undercutting the already-available 201bhp and 221bhp versions. Priced at £24,510 plus VAT, the new Amarok is more affordable but still packs plenty of punch with up to 450Nm on offer. Performance Volkswagen launched the 3.0-litre V6 Amarok in the summer of […]

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The Mercedes-Benz X-Class has won its first ever accolade in the UK, winning the Professional Pickup & 4×4’s ‘Pickup of the Year’ award. After undergoing stringent testing, the 12-strong judging panel concluded that the X-Class had the best combination of working and lifestyle elements. Judging took place in December at the Carlton Towers Estate in […]

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The Volkswagen Amarok has been announced at the ‘Best Lifestyle Pickup Truck’ at the 2018 Professional Pickup & 4×4 Awards. The 12-strong judging panel, which consisted of working professionals who use pickups as part of their daily lives, decided that the Volkswagen Amarok was the most comfortable and refined of the eight pickups. Unlike most […]

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