The Ford Ranger 2019 has now arrived into UK showrooms, promising more power, fuel economy, better refinement and more safety systems. Ford has also ditched the 2.2 and 3.2-litre engines, replacing with a range of 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine and we get exclusive access to test them ahead of the launch. Background The current generation, the […]

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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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Mitsubishi is updating the L200 in time for the September 2019 registration, with updates including new body panels all-round, including a completely redesigned front end, new safety and comfort features, a new transmission and slight alterations to the chassis. We tested the Mitsubishi L200 2019 on some some unforgiving terrain in Thailand – read on […]

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The first glimpses of the 2022 Ford Ranger have supposedly been leaked by Australian car magazine, Wheels. The Ford Ranger 2022 is currently being developed by Ford of Australia and will also be sold as a Volkswagen Amarok. Background The current-generation Ford Ranger, known as the T6, was the first Ranger to be developed by […]

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The updated Nissan Navara 2019 will be arriving into UK dealerships in time for September 2019 registrations, the company has announced. The update mainly centres around safety and technology with virtually no visual alternations, and prices will increase around £1,500. Background The current-generation Navara, codenamed the D23, is the third incarnation and was launched in […]

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Only pickup able to tow 3.5t and carry one tonne simultaneously Two wheelbases available, offering class-leading load length of 1.7m Refined 2.2-litre e-XDi220 engine with 181PS and 400Nm Prices start from £19,995 plus VAT Class-leading 7 years, 150,000 mile warranty The launch of the all-new SsangYong Musso was arguably last year’s biggest event in the […]

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Due to arrive in the UK in around September 2019, the Ford Ranger Raptor is the first ever factory-built extreme off-road pickup to be offered in Europe. We put it to the test on the rocky coastal tracks, sand dunes and beaches of Morocco’s wild Atlantic coastline.  The Ford Ranger Raptor set hearts pumping around […]

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This year, Professional Pickup & 4×4 magazine attended ‘Auto Shanghai’ – one of the world’s largest automotive shows – for the first time. China is the world’s largest automotive market, with 23 million registrations in 2018, and pickup trucks – like here – is one of the fastest growing segments. As China’s middle class has […]

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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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