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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20 Dec 2018

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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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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23 Nov 2018

2019 Range Rover Evoque revealed

The Range Rover Evoque pretty much invented the idea of a style-led baby crossover, back in 2012. Plenty of critics said it seemed a bit frivolous, but three-quarters of a million buyers around the world prove we were wrong. It’s been a massive success, selling three-quarters of a million copies.

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21 Nov 2018

2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited Review

Dan DeGasperi’s 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score. In A Nutshell Facelifted with new headlights and grille, this more handsome Cherokee Limited still delivers a big exterior and large V6 for the price of rival four cylinders… 2019 Jeep Cherokee

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20 Nov 2018

2019 Nissan Pathfinder Ti Review

Dean Mellor’s 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Ti Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score. In A Nutshell It has changed its tune a few times over the years, but does the latest Nissan Pathfinder Ti finally strike a chord with family SUV buyers? 2019 Nissan Pathfinder

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10 Sep 2018

How to prepare for remote camping with a camper trailer or caravan

Camping is the gateway to remote area travel, so it’s a good skill to master. Here’s how to prepare for remote camping with a camper trailer or caravan.

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03 Sep 2018

How to tow a caravan or camper trailer off-road

Towing is hard enough on-road, let alone towing a caravan or camper trailer across rough terrain. Here are a few simple things to keep in mind

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21 Aug 2018

Everything you need to know about winch recoveries

There’s no substitute for a winch when it comes to pulling a stuck vehicle out of its predicament, especially when travelling solo, but whether you’re using a hand winch or a vehicle-mounted electric winch, there’s plenty of other gear you’ll need to perform a successful and safe extraction.

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20 Aug 2018

How to load a caravan or camper trailer

So you’ve bought your trailer, now to load it. There’s more to this than just filling up all the available space. Here’s our guide on how to load a caravan or camper trailer.

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