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19 Jun 2020

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon review Australia

Finally, the all-new Jeep Gladiator arrives in Australia. Here is our first-drive review of the Rubicon. THE GOOD:  Uncompromised off-road ability, good on-road composure and comfort, nails the adventurous fit-for-purpose brief. THE BAD: No diesel option, a more affordable entry model would be welcome. IN A NUTSHELL: Sure, it isn’t

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18 Jun 2020

2020 Nissan Juke Review and Video

The new Juke is ready to duke with the best. IN A NUTSHELL: The new Juke looks as distinctive as the original. But it’s a way better car. The old one was cramped and rough, while the new generation Juke is class-competitive for space and refinement. The cabin design and

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17 Jun 2020

Video Walkaround: New Mazda BT-50 ute

Mazda unveils its ute, and here’s our first walkaround with the real thing. Mazda has finally lifted the sheets on its new Mazda BT-50 ute which will go on sale in Australia later this year. We were allowed to take a sneak peek on the model earlier this month, ahead

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17 Jun 2020

Official: New Mazda BT-50 revealed, full pics here

Mazda has finally shown us the next-gen BT-50 ute. Mazda has finally lifted the sheet on its new Mazda BT-50 ute which will go on sale in Australia later this year. While we’ve sat in and checked it out already under embargo, we can’t show you our walkaround video until

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16 Jun 2020

New 2021 Nissan X-Trail revealed

Say hello to the next-generation Nissan X-Trail. Unveiled in the US overnight, this new generation Nissan Rogue previews what we can expect from the new Nissan X-Trail in Australia. Named either Rogue or X-Trail depending on what part of the world you live in, this new model brings sweeping updates

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Mazda headlight bt-50
15 Jun 2020

New Mazda BT-50: more teased prior to reveal

Mazda is close to revealing its new BT-50, and we’ve dissected its fraternal twin to figure out what to expect. UPDATE: Mazda has now shown the headlight design and some grille in its latest social mdeia post, with the full unveiled just two days away.          

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Japan magazine Nissan 400Z specs rendering
12 Jun 2020

New 400Z “no question” for Nissan Australia

Excited for the new Nissan ‘400Z’? Like previous Z models, Nissan Australia is already excited, and it sounds destined to land on our shores. After the dust has settled following Nissan’s huge future models teaser video last month, we can finally start to assess what was shown and what we

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12 Jun 2020

New Australian carmaker H2X to build SUV in NSW

Aussie car maker H2X Australia comes out of nowhere to announce it will soon be building hydrogen-electric vehicles south of Sydney. New local car manufacturer H2X Australia has launched, outlining plans to build a hydrogen-electric SUV in NSW, Australia, plus two new heavy vehicles. The news, broken by auManufacturing, is

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2021 Ford Ranger rendering
11 Jun 2020

Next-gen V6 Ford Ranger on target to launch next year

New Ford Ranger with V6 turbo diesel and its VW Amarok sibling are getting closer to launch date. Ford’s next-generation Ranger ute is likely to launch next year following news from VW that it’s new Amarok – based on the new Ford Ranger ute – will be “for sale by

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11 Jun 2020

Electric Nikola Motor Badger ute is coming to Australia

Nikola Motor has begun detailing its upcoming EV ute, and also said that it will land in Australia. US car startup Nikola Motor has announced that its debut ute, the Badger, will be available for preorder in the US this month. It will also go on sale in Australia in

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09 Jun 2020

Instant asset write-off extension praised

Business owners now have a further six months to take advantage of the boosted Instant asset write-off scheme. The Australian Government has announced an extension to the Instant asset write-off scheme that sees the deadline move until the end of this year. Due to expire June 30 2020, the extension

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05 Jun 2020

2020 BMW M8 Competition review

IN A NUTSHELL: The fastest M car yet feels every bit as impressive as it should. It’s not the Porsche 911 Turbo killer BMW first said it would be, though it comes close and excels for luxury and comfort. What is it? BMW’s original 1990 8 Series coupe was the

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05 Jun 2020

Ford Focus range culled, no more wagon

Ford’s only Focus wagon and other trim level hatches have been culled. Ford has dropped four of its seven Focus trims just 18 months after launching the small car in Australia. Notable removals include top-spec Titanium hatchback and the ST-Line wagon – the only wagon in the range. The revised

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04 Jun 2020

New Toyota Hilux unveiled, improves towing

Toyota’s 2020 Hilux update gets more power, more torque, more towing capacity, and nicer technology. Toyota has unveiled its facelifted Hilux with “significant improvements to performance, fuel economy, ride comfort, towing and equipment levels.” Chief among enhancements is an upgrade to the 2.8-litre diesel turbo engine, which now produces 150kW

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04 Jun 2020

CORVETTE CONFIRMED: Right-hand drive supercar begins export

Chevrolet has confirmed right-hand drive production of the Corvette C8. GM Chevrolet has confirmed overnight that it will produce the Corvette C8 in right-hand drive. As first reported by Practical Motoring last month in our exclusive, GM’s new brand GMSV is to sell the Corvette in right-hand drive around the

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