13 Aug 2020

Tow, work, and play accessories for the new 2021 Isuzu D-Max ute

A full range of factory accessories for the new 2021 Isuzu D-Max ute have been revealed. Isuzu will launch its all-new generation D-Max ute with over 50 accessories available to choose at dealers when the model goes on sale September 1. Read the full price and spec details on all

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13 Aug 2020

Bigger and better: All-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max ute launches

Has Isuzu’s new generation D-Max ute risen to the top? Isuzu has lifted price, specs and details on its new generation Isuzu D-Max ute in Australia, and it’s a ute that steps up as a serious challenger to threaten the sales-leading Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger. Breaking the segment’s usual

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12 Aug 2020

2021 Kia Stinger facelift unveiled

New Stinger from Kia is on its way down under. The 2021 Kia Stinger has been officially unveiled, and it looks much like the current model. There are some updates, but it’s a subtle facelift – at least from what’s shown here. At the back, we see a new LED

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12 Aug 2020

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Shortie is back

The Jeep Wrangler short-wheelbase two-door in Rubicon trim is back but in a very limited quantity. Jeep Australia has announced availability and pricing for a limited Rubicon Recon edition, based on the four-door already on sale and also a short-wheelbase two-door. The latter will arrive in limited quantities, with just

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11 Aug 2020

2021 VW Kombi California Beach selling out already

VW’s sell-out California Beach campervan is back… and potentially selling out, again. It seems that customers who missed out on the California Beach Limited Edition run are quickly snapping up this new 2021 model. It was only a month ago that we reported the previous limited-edition run of California Beaches

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11 Aug 2020

A simple text message before driving might save your life

Before you hop into a car next, you might want to hop onto your phone and do this first. Amazingly, there are over 155,000 vehicles in Australia fitted with faulty Takata airbags, and of those, over 5000 contain the most deadly type of inflator that has killed people around the

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10 Aug 2020

Driving tips for country and rural roads

Anyone with a licence should know how to drive already, but the conditions and scenarios that happen on the country and rural roads can be a lot different from city corners. Coming out of lockdown but potentially still restricted in just how far we can travel (if borders remain closed,

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10 Aug 2020

Kawasaki Ninja 650L and Z650L review

Kawasaki’s LAMS-approved Ninja 650L and Z650L may be two sides of the same coin, but it’s a pretty handy coin to have. Kawasaki is ringing in the changes this year. The Ninja 1000 and Z1000 have been updated for 2017, and the all-new Versys X-300 mini-tourer has just arrived. On

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10 Aug 2020

All-new Ioniq 5 launching in Australia next year

Hyundai sub-brand Ioniq will launch in Australia next year with an all-electric crossover called the 5. Hyundai has launched an all-new sub-brand, Ioniq, which will debut new flagship electric vehicles on an all-new electric-vehicle platform. The brand and its inaugural model will arrive here next year. In total, three new

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07 Aug 2020

Jeep making comeback in toughest year

If hindsight is 20/20, Jeep Australia would surely have never chosen 2020 as the year to begin a concerted resurgence. Nevertheless, in the face of the worst year for the car industry in decades, it’s bouncing back. Jeep’s fall from grace last decade sees it with the arduous task ahead

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07 Aug 2020

Benelli TNT 135 review

More than cheap and cheerful, the Benelli TNT 135 is a quality option. Back in 2017, Benelli burst onto the small bike scene with their TNT 125, battling against the likes of Honda’s Grom and the Kawasaki Z125 Pro. This year. Benelli has brought a new weapon to the funky

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06 Aug 2020

Logitech’s new G923 might be what you need in lockdown

Logitech has revealed its newest steering wheel for gamers and sim racers. Itching for a drive while sitting around in lockdown? Logitech has revealed its next-generation G923 steering wheel and pedal box, compatible with the PlayStation 4, upcoming PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox One and Series X. A tool for sim

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06 Aug 2020

Kia Stonic updated and coming to Australia

Yet another compact SUV prepares to enter Australia, this time from Kia and updated with new technology. Kia’s SUV lineup in Australia will soon include the new Stonic compact crossover, with the South Korean brand finally bringing the model down under since it first launched overseas. Ready to compete with

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06 Aug 2020

Toyota RAV4 sales: Oh what a July

Toyota Rav4 climbs to the top of the sales chart for the first month since going on sale in Australia. But sales across the board continue to sink. Toyota’s Rav4 topped the sales chart last month, the first time the SUV has ever taken the number one spot in Australia

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05 Aug 2020

Land Rover loses Defender trademark fight

High court dismisses JLR’s case to trademark Defender design, Ineos pushes ahead with Grenadier. Jaguar Land Rover has lost an appeal to copyright a trademark on the original Defender design and put a roadblock in front of new start-up manufacturer Ineos. The appeal to the UK’s high court was dismissed

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