11 Jun 2021

Isuzu MU-X nears launch, orders open

All-new version of seven-seat SUV promises new tech and sumptuous interior with four-wheel drive credibility. Isuzu UTE Australia has presented the first images and initial details of the next-generation MU-X SUV, with the order books open ahead of its local release later this year. Described as all-new, the upcoming MU-X

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11 Jun 2021

Ford Bronco wins design award

Retro-inspired 4×4 praised for its “pragmatic, emotional design” at annual design award presentation. Ford’s all-new Bronco has won a design “gold award,” presented by the German-based iF International Forum Design GmbH. From 10,000 entries across multiple categories (architectural, industrial, packaging, user interface, user experience and service design, to name a

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10 Jun 2021

Ford’s new electric ute platform could come to Australia

New architectures will be dedicated to trucks and SUVs as well as passenger cars. Ford is developing two new flexible vehicle architectures that will be crucial in the company’s future development of utes, SUVs, and four-wheel drives. One of the platforms is a scalable battery-electric vehicle platform for the next-generation

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10 Jun 2021

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series revealed

New LandCruiser 300 revealed and detailed: new looks, new tech, new engines, new chassis, and improved off-road performance. Toyota has officially revealed its highly anticipated new 300 Series LandCruiser. The replacement for the 15-year-old 200 Series, the new model brings a familiar look but with distinct new flavours thanks to

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03 Jun 2021

Land Rover Defender crowned best designed car in the world

A third win for Land Rover in design category at annual World Car of the Year awards. Land Rover’s new Defender has been judged the 2021 World Car Design of the Year, as part of the annual World Car Awards that recognise automotive excellence. Highlighting new vehicles with innovation and

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02 Jun 2021

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to be revealed next week

Highly anticipated and all-new 300 Series Cruiser is finally about to break cover after. Toyota Middle East has confirmed in a social post on Instagram that it will reveal the all-new 300 SEries LandCruiser next week. Set to make its debut there on June 9 at 9:30 pm local time,

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26 May 2021

What’s the Easter Jeep Safari all about?

Wrangler, Gladiator and classic Jeepster get the JPP and Mopar treatment for the 2021 Easter Jeep Safari. For four-wheel drive, and particularly Jeep, aficionados in North America, there’s no time like Easter. That’s because it’s time for the Easter Jeep Safari, which sees Jeep lovers from all over the USA

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19 May 2021

All-new RAM 1500 arrives in Australia

RAM brings a significantly upgraded 1500 ute to the Australian market. RAM’s newest generation pick-up truck is now available in Australia, bringing big tech upgrades, a mild hybrid engine, a new look, and a bump in price. Sitting alongside the previous DS-generation 1500, the new DT-gen ute arrives over half

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19 May 2021

What to expect from next year’s Dakar

There will be more sand and a return to the ‘Empty Quarter’ in the 2022 Dakar. Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have released initial details of the Dakar Rally route for 2022, which goes through some familiar towns and cities in Saudi Arabia, but is claimed to be 80 per cent

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14 May 2021

Suzuki Jimny five-door turbo due in 2022

Suzuki’s pint-sized 4×4 will grow longer, add more power and be a more comfortable proposition for transporting the family. Suzuki’s popular Jimny is set to grow bigger and add two doors as a more rounded four-wheel drive with extra space and passenger room. Confirmed already with spy shots that have

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14 May 2021

Ford Ranger lineup for 2021 detailed

Ford introduce new Ranger XL Sport 4×2 and updated XL Heavy Duty Special Edition 4×4 coming. Ranger XL and XLT grades also get upgrades. Ford is expanding their Ranger lineup with the imminent arrival of a new variant and an update of an existing variant, as well as improved safety

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06 May 2021

Suzuki Jimny price surges, again

Suzuki’s popular small four-wheel-drive remains popular and gets more expensive. Suzuki has raised pricing on its little off-roader by $2500 to start at $28,490 plus on-road costs as the Japanese carmaker says waiting times are getting no shorter, though that might change. While never a high-volume import, the relatively cheap

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03 May 2021

Ford partners with ARB for Ranger and Everest accessories

ARB accessories will soon be on the options list at Ford dealers for both Ranger ute and Everest wagon. Ford Australia today announced that it will offer ARB accessories at the dealership level on new Ranger and Everest models and are covered by Ford’s full five-year warranty. While the list

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03 May 2021

Wolf retro electric ute from Alpha Motor detailed

The third vehicle from US EV startup features single or dual electric motors, up to 440km range and 1360kg tow capacity. One of many EV startups aiming for a slice of the lucrative US pickup market, California-based Alpha Motor Corporation has unveiled their ‘Wolf’ pickup/ute. Described as a “fun utility

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16 Apr 2021

Is this a preview of Hyundai’s Aussie dual-cab ute?

Hyundai reveals the first look at an all-new model, the Santa Cruz ute. Hyundai has unveiled its Santa Cruz ute, a recreational monocoque chassis ute for the North American market. We know that Hyundai Australia won’t be bringing it here anytime soon, and that’s likely on account of it being

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