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 Volkswagen Amarok V6 was launched in 2016 and replaced the Amarok 2.0TDi which was criticised for its performance during heavy-duty operations. The new 3.0TDi V6 engine means the Volkswagen Amarok is now the most powerful and torquey pickup on sale in the UK, and comes with an even greater selection of equipment and features. Volkswagen […]

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The Volkswagen Amarok is the vehicle of choice for the toughest 4×4 challenge in South Africa: Sarel van der Merwe’s Spirit of Africa Trophy. Year after year the Amarok proves that it is tough enough to handle the most demanding speed and technical driving challenges that racing legend Sarel can muster

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