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
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
Our independent 2021 Nissan Navara review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Nissan’s current D23 generation Navara has been with us since 2015 and in that time it has had a few revisions though nothing as significant as this MY21 facelift. Borrowing styling cues
2020 Isuzu D-Max SX Dual Cab-Chassis review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Following on from our review in the new top-spec Isuzu D-max X-Terrain, we’re in the entry-level SX. Now despite a sub-$30k entry point to the range (4×2 single cab manual), the
Bluesteele’s 70 Series isn’t any ordinary LandCruiser wagon, it packs over 1000Nm underneath the bonnet and houses one of the best aftermarket clutch kits available for heavy-duty on and off-road performance. Produced with Bluesteele Clutch Hugely popular and a survivor against contemporary counterparts, Toyota’s LandCruiser 70 Series is a classic
Our 2021 Mazda BT-50 XT ute review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. The ute market is fascinating. The number of people curious about utes boggles my mind. My wife, who I call The Reluctant Influencer, will sometimes snap a pic of her latest
2020 Isuzu D-Max review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Isuzu has a loyal following because it builds solid, reliable utes and 4×4 wagons that are often seen in some of the most remote areas of Australia. True, it hasn’t gone anywhere near selling
2020 Land Rover Defender review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. While the old Defender did the rough and tumble better than most, it only did the rough and tumble, even if the road was smooth. The new Defender, however, is extremely accomplished off-road
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
We drive and review the 2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek, the little brother to the tough Warrior. Just how much different is it to that vehicle and the ST-X it is based on? We find out and deliver you the verdict.
THE NEW Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Australia has spent barely any time on HSV (could soon be GMSV) dealer floors, but we were itching to jump into one and give it a good test both on and off the road. Read on for our full on-road and off-road assessment. IN
Mitsubishi has given its Triton-based Pajero Sport a facelift for 2020 with some noticeable enhancements outside and not as visible improvements underneath. We road-tested the base-grade GLX to see what they bring to the table in this value-edged offering. THE GOOD: Value, off-road ability, comfy cabin, easy driveability THE BAD:
LITTLE MORE THAN 12 months ago Volkswagen unleashed its cut-price Amarok Core V6, offering one of the dual-cab ute market’s gruntiest options for a touch over $50,000. And we say it’s the gruntiest option now given that Mercedes-Benz has pulled its X-Class offering – the only V6 rival to the
Jeep Gladiator review with price, specs, performance, ride and handling, interior, ownership, and independent car expert verdict and score.