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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15 Feb 2021

Classic ’62 Jaguar E-Type 3.8L up for auction

A wonderful red on red Jaguar E-Type coupe is going under the gavel at Slattery Auctions. Perfect for a lazy Sunday cruise is this original 1962 Jaguar E-Type coupe, fitted with a coveted 3.8L straight-six engine and red trim interior. Up for auction via Slattery Auctions, this 1962 red Jaguar

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09 Feb 2021

2021 Motorclassica cancelled

Australian international concours rescheduled to October 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic that forced the cancellation of last year’s Motorclassica has also impacted this year’s event, with the Australian International Concours d’Elegance officially postponed to 2022. In a press release from concours organisers, Exhibitions and Trade Fairs P/L (ETF) on 28 January,

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05 Feb 2021

First solid spy pics of new LandCruiser 300 Series?

Like blurry photos of UFOs, another set of images surface purporting to be the upcoming Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series. Are these the first real spy pics of the new Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series? According to Russia’s autospot car blog, Toyota shipped the yet-to-be-revealed four-wheel drive to Russia, and some sneaky

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05 Feb 2021

Flash new Nissan Pathfinder expands its appeal

Nissan’s big SUV to walk a new path, revealing a comprehensive overhaul in almost every facet. Nissan’s new seven (and even eight) seat Pathfinder will launch with broader appeal to those looking at a large SUV. Over the current model, which is certainly aging and near its end, the new

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04 Feb 2021

New Ford F-150 Raptor jumps out

Ford makes the F-150 Raptor even more extreme. Ford’s next-gen F-150 Raptor has been unveiled, the desert-busting father to the Ranger Raptor. While similar in appearance to the second-generation model, it houses plenty of upgrades that better its ability to hop across bush, rocks or sand. Under the bonnet is

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03 Feb 2021

Lions to dragons: Chinese cars surge as no Holdens sold

Holden sales hit zero and Chinese manufactured cars overtook German in a bonza January new car sales boost. New car sales are surging across the board with Aussies purchasing more cars last month than in many recent Januaries. But things have changed significantly in just a few years according to

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01 Feb 2021

New SsangYong Musso facelift sneak peek

Leaked images of the new SsangYong Musso have surfaced on the internet. SsangYong’s heavily facelifted Musso has been spotted, reported on by Korean YouTube commentator Mocar. Badged as the Khan ute in its home country as seen in the images, the ute is badged as Musso locally, a nameplate that

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01 Feb 2021

2022 Nissan Pathfinder teased just before full unveil

Nissan’s new seven-seat SUV contender is ready to be fully unveiled. Nissan will soon reveal the next-generation Pathfinder, the follow-up to a model that is certainly getting along. And without a doubt, this new model looks set to significantly upgrade the stakes in its favour with a drastically restyled look

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29 Jan 2021

The difference between a 65 and 90km/h crash

The IIHS has finalised its results of three crash tests of the same vehicle at different speeds. What happens if you’re travelling 25km/h faster when you’re in a crash? In the difference performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in North America, there was nearly twice the crash

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29 Jan 2021

GM going fully electric by 2035? Nah

General Motors is driving the Chevy to the carbon-neutral levy. American automaker giant General Motors has announced a plan to go carbon neutral and produce no vehicles with traditional engines by 2035. The announcement lists a bevy of environmentally-motivated action plans such as using only renewable energy to power its

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28 Jan 2021

Caravan and camper trailer theft on the rise

Own or buying a caravan? Make sure it’s locked up safe. A spate of caravan thefts in Melbourne’s Bayside has raised the flag that there is likely a growing black market for stolen caravans and campervans. The thefts, which have spiked in the last two months, come as caravan sales

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28 Jan 2021

ARB BASE Rack for new Isuzu D-Max, BT-50 and more

An expanded range of racks from ARB brings more accessories to some of the country’s most popular dual-cab utes. ARB has expanded its BASE Rack range with cab racks to suit the new 2020-onward Isuzu D-Max, Mazda BT-50, and the popular Toyota Hilux (2005-2015 and 2015+) and Ford Ranger (2011-on).

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