Nissan Navara Titan V8
17 Jan 2020

Nissan Navara V8? Facelift and engines in the works

Updates to the D23 for the US Navara-sibling the Frontier could bring a heavy facelift and new engine options to Australian Navara models.

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Jeep Wrangler 4XE
09 Jan 2020

ELECTRIC WRANGLER: Jeep shows Wrangler Rubicon 4XE PHEV

This is the first look at Jeep’s new electrified Wrangler, and it doesn’t look much different at all.

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Isuzu launches i-venture club for 4x4 training
06 Jan 2020

Setting up for off-roading with your 4×4

You may have the best 4×4 in the world, but without some extra gear you won’t get far. Here’s what you need to know to go off-roading with your 4×4.

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01 The recovery points should be located where the strap won’t foul with other vehicle accessories or bodywork
04 Jan 2020

Rated Recovery Points Explained

When you buy a vehicle recovery kit it will include rated shackles and rated recovery straps, but these won’t be of much use unless you have rated recovery points affixed to your 4×4.

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Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.
26 Nov 2019

Water and river crossings explained – 4×4 driving tips

Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.

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16 Oct 2019

Why mid-engined cars are special and the 50/50 myth

One of the most important fundamentals for car handling is weight, and distribution of that weight. 

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16 Oct 2019

Kia: Stinger can live for another decade

There’s still plenty of life left in the Kia Stinger for Australia according to the local boss.

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10 Oct 2019

Nissan Australia launches solar EV charging station

You could soon be able to buy a solar electric vehicle charging station to juice up your EV at home.

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10 Sep 2019

Volkswagen redesigns logo, “becomes female”

In one of the largest rebranding efforts the automotive industry has seen, VW has ditched its iconic logo for a new one, complemented by an acoustic sound.

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04 Sep 2019

Need more beast? Try Harrop’s Supercharged Ford Mustang V8

Your 5.0-litre V8 Mustang too tame? Try this: Harrop’s monster supercharged ‘Stang.

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03 Sep 2019

The Top 5 Best Hero Utes

The humble dual-cab 4×4 ute ain’t so humble any more. We look at the top 5 best hero utes either on the Aussie market or about to land here soon.

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tyre rotation explained
11 Dec 2018

Tyre Rotation Explained for 4x4s

Tyres are a known consumable and given they’re your vehicle’s only contact with the road it pays to keep them in top nick. That means regular inspections and pressure checks as well as rotating them – here’s what you need to know.

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07 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for over $40K

THERE is an equation with the following medium SUV models that many families will like. Each is priced at over $40,000 but below $55,000 even when on-road costs are included. That means, driveaway no more to pay, out the dealership door and no more. They all have all-wheel drive as

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06 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for under $40K

FOR THE first time last year, SUV sales overtook passenger cars. And now so far this year, the medium SUV segment has soared past the previously dominant small car class. Australians want mid-sized SUVs, specifically 174,094 of them that were sold from January to October 2018, up 7.5 per cent

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23 Nov 2018

2019 Mazda CX-5 turbo-petrol confirmed for Australia

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 range will land in Australia from November sporting 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine availability, a full suite of active safety technology standard across the range, plus more luxury for the flagship model grades. Although pricing hasn’t yet been announced, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 range will continue

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