At a time when most pickup manufacturers are downsizing, Volkswagen bucked the trend and dropped its fabled 2.0-litre ‘EA189’ engine in preference of a much more boastful 3.0-litre V6. So far, this has paid off for the German manufacturer with sales up 40% in 2018, but is the new engineContinue Reading

Ford Ranger or Volkswagen Amarok

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 ourContinue Reading

VW Amarok V6 2016

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 selectionContinue Reading