Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen both offer powerful 3,0-litre V6 turbodiesel double-cab bakkies in South Africa (and both feature on our list of the most-expensive double-cab bakkies in the country). To find out which of the two pick-ups is fastest in a quarter-mile drag race, so we took the 190 kW/550 N.m Mercedes-Benz X350d 4Matic Power and the 165 kW/550 N.m Volkswagen Amarok 3,0 V6 TDI Highline 4Motion down to Killarney and lined them up on the strip. Here's what happened...