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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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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17 Sep 2020

Safe as houses: Isuzu D-Max scores five-star ANCAP

Isuzu’s leading safety credentials help it achieve a top five-star ANCAP rating in the toughest year of testing yet. Isuzu’s new D-Max is the first ute to score a full five-star ANCAP rating to stringent 2020 standards, satisfying the vehicle safety authority for all variants available of the new model.

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Mazda headlight bt-50
15 Jun 2020

New Mazda BT-50: more teased prior to reveal

Mazda is close to revealing its new BT-50, and we’ve dissected its fraternal twin to figure out what to expect. UPDATE: Mazda has now shown the headlight design and some grille in its latest social mdeia post, with the full unveiled just two days away.          

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11 Jun 2020

Electric Nikola Motor Badger ute is coming to Australia

Nikola Motor has begun detailing its upcoming EV ute, and also said that it will land in Australia. US car startup Nikola Motor has announced that its debut ute, the Badger, will be available for preorder in the US this month. It will also go on sale in Australia in

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20 May 2020

Exclusive: Next-gen RAM 1500 V8 arrives for testing in Australia

This is the first look at the next-generation 2020 RAM 1500 Limited DT in Australia before its factory-backed conversion. The next-generation Ram 1500 ‘DT’ has landed in Australia and begun testing before its on-sale which is due late-2020 or early next year. The new generation ‘DT’ Ram 1500 is planned

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09 Apr 2020

Land Rover says it could build a new Defender ute

Do you want to see a ute version of the new Land Rover Defender? It’s possible. ARE WE soon to see the return of Land Rover’s Defender ute? Maybe. The new Defender’s D7x platform underneath is ready to carry a new-generation Defender utility-body, according to a Land Rover source speaking

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Mitsubishi triton recall
13 Mar 2020

Over 100,000 Mitsubishi Tritons recalled for fire risk

Over 100,000 Mitsubishi Tritons have been recalled due to a fire risk near the towbar. MITSUBISHI AUSTRALIA has issued a recall notice on its Triton ute, finding a fault that could cause vehicles to catch fire. The problem affects 102,616 Triton MQ and MR models which were sold in Australia

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Jeep Gladiator Australia 2020
04 Mar 2020

2020 Jeep Gladiator price matches Ford Ranger Raptor

Australia’s only open-air ute will arrive soon and pricing for the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon starts square at its rival the Ford Ranger Raptor.  JEEP’S ALL-NEW Gladiator ute is almost in Australia and will be priced from $75,490 plus on-road costs. The first Gladiator since 1963, the new dual-cab ute which

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Toyota Hilux Tonka like GR
08 Jan 2020

Toyota trademarks Hilux GR in Australia

Toyota has filed an all-new name for its Hilux that would be attached to the highest performance model in the lineup.

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US pickups in Australia
07 Jan 2020

OZ-BOUND PICKUPS: American utes due in Australia this year

Is bigger better? This year there are even more American pickup trucks arriving into Australian showrooms.

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21 Nov 2019

Long-wheelbase VW Amarok XL and XXL introduced

VW’s V6 and four-pot dual-cab Amarok will now be offered with a longer wheelbase, fitting up to a 2.2m tub on the back.

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01 Oct 2019

Holden announces seven years free servicing

Holden Colorado, Acadia, and Trailblazer now come with seven years free servicing.

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06 Dec 2018

2019 SsangYong Musso Review

Toby Hagon’s 2019 Ssangyong Musso Review With Price, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Ownership, Safety, Verdict And Score. In A Nutshell With cabin size on its side, the Ssangyong Musso arrives in a busy ute segment with a dual-cab offering that undercuts most rivals. Throw in a seven-year warranty and

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