16 Apr 2021

Is this a preview of Hyundai’s Aussie dual-cab ute?

Hyundai reveals the first look at an all-new model, the Santa Cruz ute. Hyundai has unveiled its Santa Cruz ute, a recreational monocoque chassis ute for the North American market. We know that Hyundai Australia won’t be bringing it here anytime soon, and that’s likely on account of it being

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17 Jul 2020

Hyundai Tucson N attack: 215kW and 254kW SUVs on route?

Hyundai’s new Tucson is reportedly ready to reveal next month, and N models are under testing. Reports out of South Korea this month have begun talking up proposed power outputs of the upcoming Tucson N-Line and a high-performance Tucson N, which will follow a full 2021 Tucson reveal next month.

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07 May 2020

Hyundai’s new ute caught in the bare metal

This is the first look at the shape of Hyundai’s upcoming Santa Cruz, a lifestyle ute that will land with a bold look. WHAT WE’RE looking at is apparently the real body skin for the upcoming Hyundai Santa Cruz ute, which the SOuth Korean carmaker has already confirmed will hit

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Hyundai dual-cab ute rendering
30 Apr 2020

Hyundai Australia “very detailed” about new dual-cab ute

Here is the latest rendering of Hyundai’s new dual-cab ute, and we can also share the latest details. CHECK THIS out: industrial designer Enoch Gonzales has rendered what the inaugural Hyundai dual-cab ute will look like, and we think it looks good.  The Philippines designer has even named the creation

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Hyundai dual-cab ute australia diesel
17 Jan 2020

Hyundai has a 200kW turbo diesel six for its new ute

A report suggests that Hyundai will plant an all-new turbocharged straight-six diesel engine into its upcoming dual-cab ute for Australia.

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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute
04 Dec 2019

Hyundai’s first ute spotted in testing

The upcoming Hyundai Santa Cruz ute is already out on the open road testing overseas, but doubts continue to linger over local availability.

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15 Nov 2019

Hyundai Australia ‘talking to the Americans’ about new ute

Hyundai has confirmed it will build the Santa Cruz ute six years after it was first shown as a concept. Could it come to Australia, though?

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19 Sep 2019

Hyundai’s ute will be built for Australians

Hyundai’s first workhorse ute won’t be half baked with Australia having input to ensure it rivals the best in class.

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21 Mar 2022

Kia utes to pack high performance EV drivetrains

Kia’s new electric utes to bring hot performance GT versions and different styles for different markets. Kia’s announcement earlier this month that the Korean car maker is expanding its electric model line-up came with the confirmation that there will be two new utes. To some extent, it’s a long-time coming

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11 Feb 2022

Hyundai upgrades Ioniq 5 with bigger battery

Larger battery and new tech for Ioniq electric car. Hyundai will soon update its Ioniq 5 with new equipment, upgraded technology, and a larger battery for its longer-range model.   The updates will be rolled out later this year, however, Australia is yet to confirm if the larger battery –

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10 Dec 2021

What could Kia’s new ute look like?

A new Kia ute would fit very well in the portfolio according to the designer. Kia Australia and even its parent company Hyundai have previously spoken about a dual-cab ute product for our market and that it is a desirable product. But we’ve been hearing that for years now. “We’ve

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24 Nov 2021

2022 Hyundai i20 N Review

It’s a cliché but in the case of the 150kW, $32,490 Hyundai i20 N, good things most certainly come in small packages. Press launches hosted at racetracks are usually tightly controlled affairs. The gathered journalists are split into groups denoted by coloured dots on their lanyard and there’s plenty of

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10 Nov 2021

Hyundai to launch autonomous electric flying vehicles by 2028

Hyundai plans for passengers to simply hail its upcoming flying vehicles from “vertiports” using an app, just as they would a conventional taxi Hyundai will soon throw its weight behind the advanced air mobility (AAM) sector, with plans to launch an electric flying vehicle in 2028. The company will then

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05 Jul 2021

Ford, Toyota and Isuzu utes are the top three selling cars in Australia

Australia buys utes in bulk during EOFY June while SUVs and small cars tussle. Vfacts reporting for June show that utes dominated the month of sales with three models filling the top three spots on the sales chart. A month of end-of-financial-year deals for tradies and business owners, the Ford

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04 Jun 2021

2021 Hyundai Sonata N-Line Review

Our independent 2021 Hyundai Sonata N-Line review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. It should come as little surprise that the medium-sedan class is shrinking, and not just in Australia. The world over, in most major markets people are turning away from the traditional

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