21 Feb 2017

You can’t just drive out into the desert… preparing for an off-road camping trip

How do you prepare for an offroad camping trip? Here’s what we did to get ready for our recent Jaguar F-Pace test.

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20 Feb 2017

2017 Toyota Hilux V6 Review – Quick Drive

Most manufacturers are dropping diesel, but not Toyota. We go for a quick spin in the Toyota Hilux V6.

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20 Feb 2017

Live axled or manual transmission 4X4s on sale in Australia: February 2017

You want a ‘traditional’ 4X4? Then buy now… Here’s a guide to the only live-axled, manual transmission 4x4s on sale in Australia.

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20 Feb 2017

Toyota Fortuner and Toyota HiLux technical analysis – 4WD systems explained

Every new 4WD has its own particular offroad system. Here’s how the 4WD system on the 2016 Toyota Fortuner works…

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20 Feb 2017

We need Jeep to come back to glory

You could swap the badges on many cars below $50,000 and you’d not know the difference… and that’s why I want a Wrangler…

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18 Feb 2017

2017 Jaguar F-PACE R-Sport review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Jaguar F-PACE R-Sport review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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14 Feb 2017

Reader help: I have a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe and I want recovery points

Recovery points on the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe? It’s a fair question…

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13 Feb 2017

The Accidental Offroader

I heard it with the Jaguar F-Pace, and again with the Maserati Levante…

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11 Feb 2017

2017 Ram 2500 Laramie Review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Ram 2500 Laramie Review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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10 Feb 2017

Friday Five: How to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged

Getting stuck while driving off-road when you’ve got mates around isn’t such a big deal. Here’s how to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged.

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09 Feb 2017

2017 Maserati Levante Review

Robert Pepper’s first drive 2017 Maserati Levante Review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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07 Feb 2017

Reader help: 6X6 conversions, luxury SUVs and the power of air-conditioning

We answer a few quick queries from readers on everything from 6×6 conversions to the importance of air conditioning in cars…

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06 Feb 2017

But it’s too big for me!

They say bigger is better but size, in cars, doesn’t matter as much as you think.

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30 Jan 2017

For Australians the Grand Tourer is Not Dead

The best car for long-distance touring is no longer really a car. BACK IN DECEMBER my colleague Paul Horrell made a cogent case that the GT, or grand tourer sports car, offered no advantage over a normal hatchback. He argued that back in the day there was a significant difference

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27 Jan 2017

Friday Five: Our top modifications for a track day

Want to take your sportscar to a racetrack? Of course you do, but first you’ll need to make some changes…

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