03 Jun 2016

Mercedes-Benz G350D Professional “very likely” for Australia

Want a tough 4WD? The new Mercedes-Benz G350D Professional might be what you’re looking for. The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen is not well known in Australia, but is one of the classic 4WDs with a history dating back to its origins as a joint venture with famed offroad specialists Steyr-Puch in 1979.

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Great Wall ute
27 May 2016

New Great Wall ute coming as company becomes master of own destiny in Australia

Great Wall has announced it will take over control of its Australian and NZ operations from July 1, saying it will be launching a Great Wall ute later in the year.

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27 May 2016

Are genuine car parts best?

Your car is a bundle of parts, and there are lots of different ways those parts can be supplied, and who can make them… so, are genuine car parts best?

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23 May 2016

Can a 2WD SUV drive offroad? We find out with the Suzuki Vitara RT-S

SUVs are pretend-4WDs, especially 2WD versions. Right? we find out with our long-term 2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-S…

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21 May 2016

TAC needs to clarify its message on advanced car safety…

Australia and Victoria have a good record on enforcing safety features like electronic stability control, but AEB isn’t the save-all the TAC claims it is.

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13 May 2016

Tuning suspension for Australian conditions with the new Hyundai Elantra SR

We spent a day with Hyundai’s local engineering team tuning the new Elantra Sr, and discovered that Tuning suspension is science, art and a lot of a hard work.

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Toyota FJ Heritage
12 May 2016

Toyota FJ Cruiser to end production in August 2016

Toyota has announced the FJ Cruiser will end production in August this year after realising more than 11,000 sales since its launch here in 2011.

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new jeep wrangler spied
11 May 2016

All-new 2017 Jeep Wrangler JL spied

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler has been spied testing in the US wrapped in all-body black camouflage hiding a sleeker but not revolutionary new body.

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Holden to replace Colorado 7 with Chevy Trailblazer
07 May 2016

Holden to axe Colorado 7 for Chevrolet Trailblazer … here later this year

Holden has announced it will drop the seven-seat Colorado 7 4×4 wagon and replace it with the Chevrolet Trailblazer which will go on-sale later this year.

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Ford Everest Titanium review 80%
04 May 2016

2016 Ford Everest Titanium review

Isaac Bober’s 2016 Ford Everest Titanium review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict, rating and score.

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Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 - 4
28 Apr 2016

Factory-backed Isuzu D-Max AT35 by Arctic Trucks revealed

Isuzu UK has teamed up with Norwegian off-road specialists, Arctic Trucks, to offer a factory-backed-and-sold Isuzu D-Max AT35…

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24 Apr 2016

Reader Question: Should I convert my manual 4X4 to an automatic transmission?

A reader has asked about converting a manual transmission to an Automatic transmission, we explain the pros and cons.

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24 Apr 2016

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed review: on and offroad

Robert Pepper’s 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict, rating and video.

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Nissan puts the Y61 Patrol into runout
23 Apr 2016

Nissan drops Micra, Pulsar hatchback and Y61 Patrol…

Nissan Australia has announced it will pull the Micra, Pulsar hatchback from the Australian market, while it has put the ageing but effective Y61 Patrol into run-out.

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Ford Ranger Wildtrak 85%
18 Apr 2016

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak review

Isaac Bober’s 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak review with pricing, specifications, ride and handling, safety, verdict, rating and video.

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