Honda's Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept is a one-off, but a rather convincing one; hot pickups are one of the segments which manufacturers are beginning to explore across the globe

A Honda pickup would be a first for the UK, and a hot hatch pickup even more so. So here’s a list of seven more pickups which other car makers should think about.

Read more about the Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept here.

Land Rover Discovery

The new Discovery has already made a splash with its new, rounded styling and bold promises of the latest in off-roading tech. What would make it even more lifestyle-oriented? A pick-up spin-off model. Price it to compete with the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, stick an Ingenium diesel engine under the bonnet and you’ve got one of the most credible cars in the class. You heard it here first.