26 Nov 2021

2022 Ford Ranger Raptor rendered

The new Ford Ranger Raptor has been imagined ahead of its official reveal. Ford has barely finished showing off its new generation Ranger and it has already been rendered as a Raptor. Australian car website Automotive Daily has put together bits from the latest Ranger and F-150 Raptor to imagine

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25 Nov 2021

Listen to the new 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor engine sound

New Ranger Raptor is likely to house a unique powerhouse V6 turbo petrol engine. The new Ford Ranger has been revealed and during the live press event there was a QR easter egg to the new Raptor on the Ford Australia website. There is not much on the Ford mini-site,

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25 Nov 2021

New 2022 Ford Ranger design evolution

A look at the designs Ford went through to create the fourth-generation Ranger ute. Ford’s new Ranger is surely the most important model launch in Australia this decade for the blue oval. Considering the life its ute has breathed into sales locally since the Falcon left, Ford knows that it

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23 Nov 2021

Toyota GR 86 delayed until late 2022 in Australia

Buyers keen on Toyota’s latest 86 which wears the Gazoo Racing badge will have to wait until at least late 2022. Toyota Australia’s upcoming sequel to the 86 will be delayed by almost 12 months when it goes on sale later in 2022. Toyota had expected to release details such

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What is a DPF and how does it work - all explained
17 Nov 2021

What is a diesel particulate filter (DPF)?

If you own a diesel-powered vehicle there’s a good chance it’s equipped with a diesel particulate filter (DPF), read our guide to learn more about what it is and what it does.

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15 Nov 2021

2022 Ineos Grenadier Ride-along Review

We ride in a prototype version of the Ineos Grenadier four-wheel drive before its official launch in Australia. We’ve actually already driven the new Ineos Grenadier with a steering wheel in front of us, but that prototype was not as far along as this ‘2B’ version flown into Australia for

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18 Aug 2021

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to hit dealers in October

New Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to arrive in Australian dealerships early October. Toyota is preparing to launch its new LandCruiser 300 Series in October. Information we’ve been provided from dealership sources confirms earlier speculation that October was firming as the month the new generation four-wheel drive would hit showrooms after

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17 Aug 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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12 Aug 2021

Electric Chevrolet Silverado teased with rear-wheel steering

Electrified version of the Chevy Silverado will bring a twist on how its rear wheels turn. General Motors has teased a video of the upcoming electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck (ute) that will launch in 2022. Key to its teaser is rear-wheel steer, which moves the rear axle slightly to

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10 Aug 2021

Kia builds surfer-spec Soul EV

Kia has produced a one-off Soul EV ‘Broadmasters Edition’ for surfers, but it’s not for Aussies… Kia’s Soul EV might not be available here but this surfie spec version would fit in nicely. This unique build was done in the UK and is in partnership with the Cornwall surfing competition.

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09 Aug 2021

2021 Isuzu MU-X LS-T Review

New 4×4 wagon from Isuzu arrives but does it meet expectations in a higher price bracket? Isuzu’s new MU-X arrives as car sales take off and so do prices; used and new, manufacturers and dealers are pushing past the old norm. Isuzu is no stranger to increasing prices, releasing the

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05 Aug 2021

New Toyota Landcruiser 300 Series price and spec

Toyota’s new Landcruiser will land in Australia with a significant price hike, but also more tech and a new engine. Toyota Australia has announced official pricing for its new Landcruiser that lands in Australia shortly. Pricing starts at $89,990 for the simplest GX specification, raises to $113,990 for mid-spec VX

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02 Aug 2021

Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition revives legend

New Defender pays tribute to Camel Trophy Land Rovers. Land Rover will produce 220 of the new Camel Trophy edition dressed in tribute colours and gear, inspired by the classic off-road challenge cars that competed between 1980 and 2000. The yellow base coat is as per original Camel Trophy cars, but without

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30 Jul 2021

Isuzu MU-X Australian range and pricing revealed

Isuzu Australia has unveiled its local specification MU-X which will go on sale for buyers from Monday, August 2. Unsurprisingly, the MU-X mirrors the D-Max ute it is based on, with similar variants and much the same underpinnings, the biggest change being the wagon rear and coil-spring suspension underneath. However,

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2017 Jeep grand Cherokee Trailhawk Review by Practical Motoring
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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