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28 Jul 2021

Just what does Jeep’s Trail Rated mean?

Jeep created its Trail Rated badge in 2003 to “communicate legendary 4×4 capability” or so a release at the time said. But what does Trail Rated mean?

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27 Jul 2021

SsangYong teases upcoming “KR10” retro off-roader

Ssangyong’s SUV concept shows a retro 4×4 to take on the likes of the Jeep Wrangler and Ford Bronco. South Korean carmaker Ssangyong has shown us a sketch of the KR10 concept off-road SUV which could hit the market in the next few years. It takes styling cues from the

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26 Jul 2021

Best trick dual-cab utes for fifty-odd grand

2021 sees new dual-cab ute special editions and facelifts vie for attention. Here are five top picks for utes to buy around $50,000. There are plenty of different utes on the market but here we’re looking at the top deals for tricked-up dual-cab utes on the market for between $50-60K.

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23 Jul 2021

Hummer to produce a new electric ute this year

GM Hummer says it will build a new electric ute to rival the Tesla Cybertruck. General Motors’ Buick and GMC boss says that a new Hummer electric ute is en route and it has a swathe of rivals from the Tesla Cybertruck to the recently revealed RAM 1500 EV.  The

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22 Jul 2021

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Shortie joins MY21 range

Jeep adds new, permanent model to Wrangler lineup. The popular Rubicon shortie is back, but this time for a long time. Now the permanent entry point to the wrangler range, the Rubicon two-door adds to the MY21 range from $64,490 exclusding on road costs.  It sits just before the Rubicon

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21 Jul 2021

2022 Nissan Qashqai confirmed for Australia

Nissan has confirmed the all-new 2022 Nissan Qashqai will arrive in Australia next year. Following on from its introduction in Europe, the all-new Nissan Qashqai brings new styling and technology to the segment, including the V-Motion grille and “floating roof” design. The third-generation model in Qashqai’s history, it a more

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16 Jul 2021

Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior detailed spec and price

The new Nissan Navara Pro-4X Warrior will arrive in dealerships from September 1. Nissan has confirmed availability and pricing for the new Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior that replaces the previous N-Trek Warrior. Improved with further development and some new parts, the latest top-spec Warrior is based on the new MY21

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13 Jul 2021

Ssangyong Musso ute receives update for 2021

New front end design and new-look wheels define MY21 update. Luxury pack added to Ultimate grade. Ssangyong Australia has released a mid-year update for their Musso dual cab ute. A facelift has been applied to both the regular Musso and the long wheelbase Musso XLV. There’s also new wheel designs

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09 Jul 2021

RAM confirms new dual-cab mid-size ute by 2026

Fully electric RAM mid-size ute with 800km driving range will launch by 2026. RAM will launch a new mid-size ute to tackle the likes of the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux within the next five years. While a rival size-wise Australian dual-cab utes, the new mid-size ute will be fully

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07 Jul 2021

Ineos Grenadier Interior unveiled

Ineos Automotive reveals the all-new Grenadiers interior which belnds tough practicality with premium appointments. Ineos’ first car, the Grenadier, will bring a utilitarian but polished interior. Shown for the first time, Ineos’ Grenadier has been designed from the ground up with a focus on durability and simple function. There are

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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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02 Jul 2021

GWM Tank 300 Preview Drive

We test drive a prototype of the GWM Tank 300 that could soon be offered on sale in Australia. GWM/Haval is on a mission to quickly become a top-ten car brand in Australia. It is doing so with growing sales for Haval H6 and Jolion, the new GWM Ute, and

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01 Jul 2021

All-new Isuzu MU-X on sale next month

Replacement for Isuzu’s popular MU-X will be in showrooms next month. Isuzu has confirmed that the new-generation follow-up to its MU-X 4×4 wagon will go on sale August 2, almost one week after full pricing and specifications are released. That leaves us with not much information to divulge, however, the

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30 Jun 2021

Toby Price wins Finke in Mitsubishi Triton Trophy Truck

Toby Price breaks through Finke for first four-wheel win. Six-time motorcycle-category Finke winner Toby Price has now claimed victory in the car category, a trophy that finally comes after several previous attempts which were thwarted by crashes or mechanical failure.   Racing a specially-developed Mitsubishi Triton Trophy Truck, Price was first

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25 Jun 2021

2021 Nissan Navara PRO-4X off-road review

Our off-road review of the 2021 Nissan Navara PRO-4X, including price, specs, interior, off-road performance, safety and score. Nissan’s Navara has recently undergone an overhaul and while not major in terms of alterations to the underlying chassis, it has introduced better technology and upgraded safety gear, some minor revisions to

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