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New days of Thunder for the Ford Ranger pick-up

Limited edition Ford Ranger Thunder

Ford has launched a limited edition version of its popular Ranger pick-up truck, reviving the ‘Thunder’ nameplate. Just 4,500 Ford Ranger Thunders have been earmarked for Europe, of which 1,400 are destined for UK buyers. Priced from £32,965 (excluding VAT), it’s based on the Wildtrak version of the Ranger, currently …

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Volkswagen Amarok and Next bring Christmas cheer

Volkswagen Amarok and Next bring Christmas cheer

A VW Amarok is towing a giant festive bauble with a difference around the UK in a partnership between Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and fashion retailer Next. Next is selling its popular Christmas jumpers from the super-sized decoration at stores and offices across the country to raise money for Save The …

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Ford Ranger Raptor review

Ford Ranger Raptor

Developed by Ford Performance and billed as “Europe’s first-ever factory-built, off-road performance pick-up truck”, the epic Raptor version of the best-selling Ranger is a unique proposition. Priced from £47,874, it’s powered by a potent 210bhp twin-turbo 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, and is as capable off-road as it is carrying out …

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Mitsubishi L200 review

Mitsubishi L200 Series 6 review

The latest Mitsubishi L200 is a great example of the narrowing gap between pick-up trucks and rugged SUVs. Marketed as the Series 6, the new L200 is actually a heavily reworked version of the successful Series 5 – the UK’s best-selling pick-up after the Ford Ranger. It’s an important vehicle …

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Camp Jeep debut for new Gladiator pick-up

Camp Jeep 2019 and the Gladiator

The all-new Jeep Gladiator will premiere in Europe this summer at Camp Jeep, the highlight of the year for fans of the seven slots. The 2019 event will take place between 12–14 July in San Martino di Castrozza, Italy. First revealed to the world at the Los Angeles Motor Show …

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VW Amarok stars in epic new rough guide

A striking green Volkswagen Amarok is the subject of a glossy new 220-page coffee table travel book. From Sweden to Gran Canaria and Ukraine all the way to Portugal, the Amarok Adventure Guide presents 16 off-road routes with varying levels of difficulty. In all, the big pick-up from Volkswagen Commercial …

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Mitsubishi L200 – the ultimate pickup?

A Pickup Truck without the Muck? The new fashion for pickups in 2019… The cars we all drive on a daily basis go in and out of fashion almost as much as the clothes we wear. Disagree? Well, just think of the massive trend for those wonderful wedge-shaped bodies of …

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Bride opts for the perfect pick-up

Newlyweds Dave and Esther Lee.

A Yorkshire farming couple rejected the traditional wedding car in favour of a fleet of 11 rugged Isuzu D-Max pick-ups. David Lee and his bride Esther, who run a farm in Thirsk, tied the knot in Croft-on-Tees, Yorkshire. Both run Isuzu D-Max pick-ups, a firm favourite with many a farmer …

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