01 Dec 2020

VW Amarok W580 via Walkinshaw priced from $72k

Volkswagen Amarok via tuning specialist Walkinshaw, the W580, priced from $71,990. Walkinshaw and Volkswagen’s locally-developed GT-Style ute, the Amarok W580, will be one of the most expensive utes on the market. Priced from $71,990 plus on-road costs for the W580, the price soar to $79,990 for the W580S. Available to

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30 Nov 2020

Nissan Navara-based X-Terra would be great here

While sharp new styling bolsters the appeal of Nissan X-Terra, an Australian introduction remains doubtful. Nissan has unveiled the X-Terra, or Terra as it is known in some markets, for 2021. The facelift is considerable and it brings better tech plus an interior refresh. It’s also built in both left

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26 Nov 2020

Mahindra Thar scores four-star Global NCAP safety rating

Mahindra’s new 4×4 for Australia has scored well in crash testing and will go on sale here next year. The new 2020 Mahindra Thar has scored a four-star rating in the latest round of Global NCAP crash testing. The model, which is the latest four-wheel drive from Mahindra based on

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18 Nov 2020

Factory V8 Jeep Wrangler revealed

Wrangler belts in V8 engine to outrun new Ford Bronco rival. Jeep is hitting the go button for its V8 Wrangler Concept to go into production as the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 382. As the name suggests, Jeep plants the 6.4-litre V8 petrol into the Wrangler Rubicon, delivering a 4×4 with

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12 Nov 2020

Ford Everest BaseCamp and Sport return for 2021

Popular special editions with exclusive trimmings continued in the revised Everest lineup. Ford has announced a revamped Everest that brings styling and special edition variants to the 2021.25MY lineup. Of particular interest are the Everest BaseCamp and Everet Sport, two models which proved successful previously and have been renewed for

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12 Nov 2020

Polaris Reveal ‘RZR Pro XP’ Factory Dakar Entry

Polaris will make its first-ever factory assault on the SSV category in the 2021 Dakar Rally, announcing a three-car entry, fielding a modified version of the RZR Pro XP. While Polaris has been successful in US off-road racing, including the Baja 500 and this year’s UTV World Championship, they’ve yet

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09 Nov 2020

Avida backs ‘Bona Fide Legends’ competition

Ten-days in a luxury Avida motorhome up for grabs with $1,000 spending money Avida has thrown their support behind Tripe M’s ‘Bona-Fide Legends’ competition, offering the hire of a luxury Avida motorhome and $1,000 spending money. Triple M Night Shift host Luke Bona launched Bona-Fide Legends this month – a

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09 Nov 2020

Flashback: The 2007 Ford Airstream Concept

Created 13 years ago, Ford’s Airstream Concept still looks futuristic today. Back in 2007, society was in a pretty good state. The GFC was still to come, Trump wasn’t in the White House and we had no coronavirus, so most people could look to the future with confidence. Ford certainly

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06 Nov 2020

Nissan Navara PRO-4X “Warrior” could go global

Nissan says the Aussie Warrior project is inspiring ideas for a next-generation Navara rival to the Raptor. Nissan’s new 2021 Navara will launch here early next year and is spawning a locally tuned Warrior model that takes off-road ability even further. The Warrior, that has so far been an Aussie-special

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05 Nov 2020

Nissan Navara PRO-4X walkaround video

We take a walkaround of the new Navara PRO-4X flagship tough ute.  

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05 Nov 2020

New Nissan Navara and PRO-4X flagship revealed

New 2021 Nissan Navara unveiled with all-new PRO-4X, facelifted looks and plenty of upgrades. Nissan has now fully unveiled the new Navara which brings upgrades, new tech and an all-new top-spec PRO-4X flagship tough-look ute into the mix. A facelift on the current-generation model, the new Navara appearance will homogenise

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02 Nov 2020

GWM Ute priced at $34k drive-away

All-new dual-cab ute model to enter Australian market Q4 this year and remains keenly priced against rivals. Great Wall Motors will rebrand as GWM when it introduces an all-new dual-cab model later this year. Keeping nomenclature short, the new ute will simply be called, ‘Ute’. It entry-level Cannon model is

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30 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 single cab and freestyle price and spec

Mazda expands BT-50 range with new Freestyle and Single Cab chassis models. Mazda’s BT-50 in Freestyle and Single Cab styles enters showrooms from $36,550 plus on-roads. That’s a price increase of around $7k over the equivalent out-going model it replaces, though this is a much more sophisticated ute. Like the

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29 Oct 2020

New Isuzu MU-X set for 2021

Isuzu’s new MU-X finally unveiled, and it looks like a welcome upgrade. Isuzu has unveiled the second-generation MU-X in Thailand, showing a much improved seven-seat four-wheel drive which will bolster the model’s sales. Arriving around 12 months after the new D-Max’s launch, we expect the MU-X will arrive in Australia

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27 Oct 2020

New 2021 Nissan Navara teased

A new image of the upcoming Navara for Australia has been officially teased ahead of its unveiling soon. Nissan Australia has teased the first good image of the upcoming Nissan Navara – though it remains fairly disguised. Due to be unveiled here on November 5, the teaser looks to confirm

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