March 25, 2019

X-Class V6 takes pick-up to new levels

Mercedes has piled on the power with its V6 X-Class – and it feels as luxurious as one of its SUVs, says Dan Gilkes.

Road test: Berlingo steps up

If the old Berlingo was getting past its sell by date, Citroën has taken a big step forward with its replacement, says Dan Gilkes.

Tread lightly with gas

Iveco’s Daily NP offers a viable alternative to diesel and electric, reports Dan Gilkes.

Classic Crafter completes line-up

VW’s new Crafter is now available with rear-wheel drive, the traditional choice for heavy vans. Dan Gilkes reports.

Hard-working truck delivers sure-footed comfort

Toyota’s Land Cruiser Commercial Utility is a strong contender in an albeit specialist sector, says Dan Gilkes.

Toyota’s X factor

Toyota doesn’t disappoint when it comes to high end pick-ups, says Dan Gilkes.

Road test: Renault Master Z.E

With the growing demand for electric vehicles, van manufacturers are eventually bringing larger models to market. One of the issues preventing take-up of heavier vans has been just that, the weight. Adding heavy batteries to a 3.5-tonne van results in a greatly reduced payload potential.

Transit PHEV delivers the best of both worlds

Interest in electric vans continues to rise as operators look for vehicles able to meet stringent emissions limits in cities. But it is tempered still by range anxiety. Ford’s Custom PHEV aims to address the problem. Dan Gilkes reports.

Smart Master takes on light truck sector

A 6×2 conversion of the Renault Master offers a frugal alternative to the traditional 7.5-tonner, says Dan Gilkes.

Relax… you’re in a Custom

Dan Gilkes takes a closer look at the latest changes made to the Transit Custom.