05 Mar 2021

Five best trick dual-cab utes for fifty-odd grand

The start of 2021 sees new dual-cab ute special editions and facelifts vie for attention. Here are five top picks for utes to buy around $50,000. There are plenty of different utes on the market but here we’re looking at the top deals for tricked-up dual-cab utes on the market

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04 Mar 2021

MG in top ten, China claiming more and more sales

The Australian new car sales chart is quickly changing with 2021 showing that China and in particular SAIC Motor brand MG and competitor GWM are fast becoming popular options for buyers. As we reported last month, January saw China become the fourth largest country of origin for new car sales

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03 Mar 2021

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys Edition

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willy Edition brings a military-inspired Willys theme to the capable off-road wagon. Jeep has revealed a limited special edition four-door Wrangler inspired by the Willys Overland CJ-3A built in 1948. Seventy-three years on from the original Willys, the new Wrangler Unlimited Willys Edition includes a heritage-looking Sarge

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26 Feb 2021

Peugeot rebrands, moves upmarket

Peugeot’s future in the Stallantis group will be a new look and more upmarket appeal. When Peugeot launches the new 308 hatchback next month, the French brand will rebrand itself with a new logo and new intentions. A new look-badge will be used that Peugeot previewed overnight, showing a contemporary

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25 Feb 2021

Nissan X-Trail MY21 gains Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Before Nissan upgrades to a new generation X-Trail, SUV buyers are treated to an improved current offering. Updated on a new price guide from Nissan for MY21 X-Trail. Nissan has added some nice new tech to its stalwart SUV that also sees a slight bump in price. However, it does

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24 Feb 2021

Ioniq 5 EV reveal shows us a sharp new competitor

Hyundai has revealed its new Ioniq 5, the inaugural EV from the Korean group’s newest sub-brand, Ioniq. What’s interesting: Ioniq 5’s 800volt EV tech, retro looks and interior packaging What we wonder about: Price and availability, 800volt charging infrastructure The Ioniq 5 SUV rides on Hyundai’s all-new Electric-Global Modular Platform

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24 Feb 2021

What’s inside the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz pulls the wraps off its fifth-generation C-Class, revealing a sportier edge, class-leading PHEV range, and S-Class smart technology. Mercedes’ new executive sedan rival to the likes of the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series will arrive later this year and touts a list of unique technology and drivetrains, chief

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23 Feb 2021

Gunther Werks builds 993 Speedster Remastered

Retro-inspired 911 beauty revealed, but it’s ultra-exclusive. US-based Gunther Werks – the Californian custom car builder with a German name – has shown its new 993 Speedster Remastered, a droptop version of the group’s coupe. Using similar credentials as the hardtop but with Speedster-cool retro-inspired styling, it is slated to

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18 Feb 2021

Ford Ranger Tradie edition hits showrooms from $48k

Ford is offering another tradie special edition Ranger, this time literally touting the Tradie name rather than the previous Tradesman. Ford Australia has revived last year’s Tradesman ute on the update MY21 Ranger, this time called the Ranger Tradie 4×4. Available only as a special edition based on the Ranger

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17 Feb 2021

New 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander revealed

New generation Mitsubishi Outlander a big upgrade for SUV buyers. Mitsubishi has unveiled the new fourth-generation Outlander which is expected to be available in Australia later this year. A leap ahead of the current model, the new Outlander looks more upmarket, with new materials, tech, and a new engine underneath.

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17 Feb 2021

Land Rover on Defender ute: “Watch this space”

Land Rover Defender ute poised to return in a flash all-new generation model. Land Rover is again speaking about the possibility of a new Defender ute based on the latest generation monocoque platform. Firming possible plans, Jaguar Land Rover’s executive director of vehicle programmes Nick Collins told Autocar that “there is

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17 Feb 2021

Ford Falcon GT-HO sells for $1,150,000

Do you have a one-million-dollar Aussie muscle car investment sitting in the garage? Slattery Auctions has landed the gavel on a 1971 Ford XY Flacon GT-HO for an eye-watering $1,150,000. Seven Aussie muscle cars were sold in total, with the second best seller a 1977 Holden Torana LX A9X selling

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16 Feb 2021

Jeep Gladiator Sport S entry-level shaves $10,000 off price

Price and spec for the new Jeep Gladiator Sport S have been announced. Jeep has announced that the Gladiator ute in Sports S trim is arriving in dealerships around Australia this month, the new entry-level model saving buyers $10,000 over the existing starting point. Packed with the same platform underpinnings

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16 Feb 2021

Ford Ranger turned into driverless courier at mine site

Ford Ranger becomes autonomous ute of choice on-site in Western Australia. Australian iron ore mining company Fortescue Metals Group has customised four Ford Ranger utes for use as autonomous worksite couriers. Named Autonomous Light Vehicles (ALV), they will help save workers from driving hundreds of thousands of kilometres. The current

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16 Feb 2021

Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 interior teased ahead of unveil

Ioniq 5 will use recycled materials and push the limits of practicality thanks to an all-new platform. Ahead of its February 23 launch, teaser images of the Ioniq 5 from Hyundai Motor Group have begun surfacing. The latest shows us a glimpse of the interior. A sub-brand under Hyundai like

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