26 Aug 2020

More upsetting news for Aussie Ford Bronco fans

Oh no! The great-looking Ford Bronco will come in range-topping Raptor guise too. As if it wasn’t disappointing enough that Ford declined to bring its Ford Ranger-underpinned Bronco to Australia, we now know that there will also be Bronco Raptor. The flagship of the new Ranger and also the F-150

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24 Aug 2020

Logitech drops price on G923

Following Logitechs launch of the new G923 for gamers and sim racers is a palatable reduction in price. Itching for a drive while sitting around in lockdown? Logitech has revealed its next-generation G923 steering wheel and pedal box, compatible with the PlayStation 4, upcoming PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox One and

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24 Aug 2020

Ford Raptor ponies up with new V8 power

Ford’s F Truck Raptor is apparently getting V8 power to take on the Hellcat-mad RAM TRX. The battle of the heavy-weight pickup trucks is becoming deliciously ludicrous with Ford reportedly preparing a V8 Raptor that will outpower the upcoming RAM 1500 TRX. As we reported last week, RAM has confirmed

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21 Aug 2020

Lexus introduces high-flying Encore Platinum

Lexus celebrates 30th anniversary with comprehensive new ‘Encore Platinum’ customer care program. Just over three decades since the original S-Class-bashing LS400 limousine – and its ground-breaking ‘Encore’ after-sales program – was revealed to the press at Sydney’s Circular Quay, Lexus Australia is marking the occasion with the introduction of ‘Lexus

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20 Aug 2020

Bridgestone’s improved semi-slick RE-71RS remains street legal

Bridgestone has improved the formula for its street-to-track semi-slick tyres. Bridgestone has announced its new RE-71RS tyre will replace the previous RE-71R street-to-track tyre. The new tyre brings a new compound formula and design enhancements to improve degradation, maximum grip, and ride characteristics. Developed at the brand’s Japanese research and

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19 Aug 2020

Genesis GV80 from $90k to take on luxury SUVs

Genesis will launch its first SUV in Australia plum full of kit. Genesis has revealed pricing for its inaugural SUV which will target German powerhouses such as the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Audi Q7 at a price starting under $100k. The Genesis GV80 will land soon with five and

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19 Aug 2020

Porsche 911 ‘1965 Reimagined’ an Australian exclusive

Two very limited Porsche 911 Carrera S editions arrive in Australia as a local 1965 tribute. The things you might do if you had plenty of money and a love of cars both old and new is to customise your very own Porsche 911 through the special Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur

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19 Aug 2020

2021 Kia Carnival revealed with substantial upgrades

Lots of new tech, new engines, and a new look front the fourth-gen Kia Carnival. Kia has revealed the all-new fourth-generation Carnival, also known as the Sedona in some overseas markets. Calling its MPV a “Grand Utility Vehicle”, or GUV, the new model has fresh styling outside. At the front,

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18 Aug 2020

New Toyota Yaris price jumps beyond $20k for entry level

Toyota has revealed pricing and specifications for its new Yaris, and the model is now much more expensive than the cheap and cheerful little hatch it was before. Toyota has considerably increased the price of its new Yaris for the third-generation, announcing today that its most affordable and smallest car

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18 Aug 2020

RAM TRX “destroys Raptors,” Australia likely

RAM says the new T-Rex of the ute world eats Raptors. RAM’s rival to the Ford F-150 Raptor has been revealed, delivering the world the most powerful production pick-up ute ever. What’s more, it’s on the cards for a local launch in 2021, though don’t hold your breath if you

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18 Aug 2020

GMSV confirmed along with Corvette

GMSV will launch in Australia Q4 2020, followed by the new Corvette supercar. General Motors has officially confirmed the new General Motors Special Vehicles (GMSV) brand in Australia, which will be run by a former Holden executive. And as first reported by Practical Motoring earlier this year, GMSV will introduce

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17 Aug 2020

2021 Mahindra Thar vs Suzuki Jimny: specs compared

How might the upcoming Mahindra Thar stack up against the Suzuki Jimny in the battle of the lightweight off-roaders? Mahindra has just announced that it’s new Thar 4×4 – similar to the Suzuki Jimny in more ways than one – will arrive in Australia by June next year. The model

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17 Aug 2020

Jeep’s V6 turbo diesel Wayout shows us what we miss

Jeep’s Wayout concept Gladiator is a tough, practical off-roader, but it’s also a reminder of an ingredient Australia will miss. Jeep has unveiled the ultimate off-road adventure Gladiator ute, equipped with a new diesel turbo V6 engine and all. A custom creation using the new factory turbo diesel V6 underneath

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17 Aug 2020

Next-Gen Mahindra Thar coming to Australia

Mahindra’s new rival to the Suzuki Jimny and, in some ways, Jeep Wrangler is arriving here next year. Will this be the next cult-classic off-roader like the Suzuki Jimny to hit Australian roads? Mahindra and Mahindra unveiled its new Thar in India this weekend but that’s not the only place

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14 Aug 2020

2020 Ford Ranger XL and XLT get loaded up

Ford has updated 2020 Ranger models with special packs for XL and XLT models. Ford has revealed an upgraded Fully Loaded pack for its XLT ute, along with toughened XL Special Edition and revisions elsewhere in the range. Included in the updates is the very new Ford Pass Connect system.

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