13 Jul 2021

Ssangyong Musso ute receives update for 2021

New front end design and new-look wheels define MY21 update. Luxury pack added to Ultimate grade. Ssangyong Australia has released a mid-year update for their Musso dual cab ute. A facelift has been applied to both the regular Musso and the long wheelbase Musso XLV. There’s also new wheel designs

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09 Jul 2021

RAM confirms new dual-cab mid-size ute by 2026

Fully electric RAM mid-size ute with 800km driving range will launch by 2026. RAM will launch a new mid-size ute to tackle the likes of the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux within the next five years. While a rival size-wise Australian dual-cab utes, the new mid-size ute will be fully

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07 Jul 2021

Ineos Grenadier Interior unveiled

Ineos Automotive reveals the all-new Grenadiers interior which belnds tough practicality with premium appointments. Ineos’ first car, the Grenadier, will bring a utilitarian but polished interior. Shown for the first time, Ineos’ Grenadier has been designed from the ground up with a focus on durability and simple function. There are

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05 Jul 2021

Ford, Toyota and Isuzu utes are the top three selling cars in Australia

Australia buys utes in bulk during EOFY June while SUVs and small cars tussle. Vfacts reporting for June show that utes dominated the month of sales with three models filling the top three spots on the sales chart. A month of end-of-financial-year deals for tradies and business owners, the Ford

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02 Jul 2021

GWM Tank 300 Preview Drive

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

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01 Jul 2021

All-new Isuzu MU-X on sale next month

Replacement for Isuzu’s popular MU-X will be in showrooms next month. Isuzu has confirmed that the new-generation follow-up to its MU-X 4×4 wagon will go on sale August 2, almost one week after full pricing and specifications are released. That leaves us with not much information to divulge, however, the

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30 Jun 2021

Toby Price wins Finke in Mitsubishi Triton Trophy Truck

Toby Price breaks through Finke for first four-wheel win. Six-time motorcycle-category Finke winner Toby Price has now claimed victory in the car category, a trophy that finally comes after several previous attempts which were thwarted by crashes or mechanical failure.   Racing a specially-developed Mitsubishi Triton Trophy Truck, Price was first

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25 Jun 2021

RAM Mammoth 1000 TRX by Hennessey revealed

Dodge RAM gets mammoth 755kW 6.2-litre supercharged V8 power. Texas workshop Hennessey has unveiled the RAM Mammoth 1000 TRX which it claims to be the world’s most powerful and fastest pick-up truck ever produced. A glimpse of the specs suggests as much, too. Better known for its range of supercars

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25 Jun 2021

GWM Tank 300 could arrive next year

GWM Haval Australia could soon be selling the Tank 300 as a rival to the Jeep Wrangler and Ford Bronco. GWM Haval is moving quickly on expansion plans for Australia and absolutely nothing is off the table when it comes to potential new models. One of the strong contenders is

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25 Jun 2021

GWM Ute upgraded, two new cut-price models coming

Refreshed brand GWM is bringing improvements and even cheaper variants to its lineup. GWM is rolling out upgrades to its Ute dual-cab utility models and introducing two new variants for even sharper pricing. The upgrades improve throttle response and suspension tuning and are fast, sweeping changes made by the Chinese

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23 Jun 2021

Jeep Gladiator gets payload upgrade and new equipment

Upgrades arrive for Jeep Gladiator as the range is consolidated with a new model. Jeep Australia has introduced a revised Gladiator lineup with increased payload for the ute plus more equipment with a slight bump in price. The double variant lineup consists of the Gladiator Rubicon and Night Eagle, with

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How to drive in the snow
18 Jun 2021

How to drive safely on snow and ice

With winter about to hit Australia and many of the parts copping an early icy blast, we thought it timely to provide tips on how to drive in snow and ice.

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17 Jun 2021

Ineos Grenadier prototype gets it first independent test

The all-new Ineos Grenadier has been put through its paces in prototype form. Ineos has opened the doors at its partner’s testing facility in Austria for a select few journalists to test the upcoming Grenadier four-wheel drive in as a prototype review. Not yet launched and not yet finalised for

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17 Jun 2021

Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior revealed ahead launch

Nissan’s Navara rival to the Ford Ranger FX4 Max, Toyota Hilux Rugged X and Mazda BT-50 Thunder has been shown ahead of its official launch. Nissan is on the cusp of launching its new Navara PRO-4X Warrior, revealing images of the production model ahead of its official debut. Finalising validation

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16 Jun 2021

Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition to see out iconic model

Only 800 units of specially trimmed and badged 4×4 to be offered in Australia. Mitsubishi is farewelling the Pajero, announcing on 14 May that a ‘Final Edition’ will bring an end to the nameplate in Australia. After a production run stretching almost 40 years, including the fourth generation that’s been

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