Ford Ranger Raptor
09 Sep 2017

New Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed… What can we expect?

Ford Australia has announced it will launch the “desert-racing inspired” Ford Ranger Raptor in Australia in 2018. So, what can we expect?

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29 Jun 2017

How far do airbags extend?

Most offroaders mount things inside their vehicles, but there’s airbags to worry about. MODERN VEHICLES have plenty of airbags, and when they activate – actually, more explode – then you really don’t want anything between you and the bag.  Pretty simple rule, but just how far do those airbags extend

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The Ford Ranger has copped a couple of minor interior tweaks based on customer and dealer feedback, says Ford Australia.
27 Jun 2017

Ford Ranger gets minor interior tweaks…

The Ford Ranger has copped a couple of minor interior tweaks based on customer and dealer feedback, says Ford Australia.

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15 Jun 2017

What can we expect from Ford’s new Ranger?

Ford’s Ranger has led the way in the ute segment since 2012. What can we expect next? BACK IN THE DAY your average ute was slow, poor offroad, unsafe and ordinary on the road. About the only thing it was good for was lugging a load. These days all that

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16 May 2017

Wheel alignment is important but so is radial pull…

Everybody wants a car that tracks straight and doesn’t abuse its tyres, and that’s why wheel alignment is so important.

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14 Mar 2017

Offroading ute: service body, or tub and canopy?

Utes are now just as popular for offroad touring as wagons, but how best to set one up? OVER THE LAST ten years the ute has come a long way with massively improved safety, on and offroad performance as well as convenience features. Many 4WD shops now work on more

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20 Feb 2017

We need Jeep to come back to glory

You could swap the badges on many cars below $50,000 and you’d not know the difference… and that’s why I want a Wrangler…

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2017 Ford Ranger FX4
15 Feb 2017

Cosmetic-tweak Ford Ranger FX4 on-sale now

Ford Australia has released a cosmetic package for the Ford Ranger XLT, calling it the Ford Ranger FX4, it’s on-sale now.

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2017 Ford Ranger XLS
18 Aug 2016

2017 Ford Ranger 4×4 XLS Special Edition launching next month

Ford is looking to build on the sales success of the Ford Ranger with the launch of its Ranger 4×4 XLS Special Edition model next month.

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Holden Colorado score 5 star ANCAP rating
11 Aug 2016

New Holden Colorado scores 5 star ANCAP rating… How does it compare?

The new Holden Colorado has scored a 5 star ANCAP rating realising 34.89 out of 37 for dual cab and crew cab models.

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Ford Ranger Wildtrak Vs Toyota HiLux SR5
20 May 2016

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Vs 2016 Toyota HiLux SR5

The refreshed Ford Ranger Wildtrak takes on perennial ute-buyer favourite, the Toyota HiLux SR5 on the rutted, slippery and steep hills of Mount Walker, NSW.

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2015 Ford Everest revealed in Thailand
27 Aug 2015

Ford Bronco to be revived – based on Ford Everest?

Ford is said to be considering launching the Ford Ranger in the US, and bringing the Bronco back from the dead by basing it on the Ford Everest.

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21 Aug 2015

2016 Ford Ranger PX Mk2 review

Robert Pepper’s 2016 Ford Ranger PX Mk2 review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and rating.

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21 Aug 2015

Ford’s new Ranger and the Reversing Camera debate…

there’s a bit of noise about reversing cameras not being standard on 2016 Ford Ranger. Here’s my two cents…

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21 Aug 2015

2015 Ford Ranger PX Mk2 technical analysis

The 2015 Ford Ranger PX Mk2 is just about the most technically advanced ute on the market. Here’s what it’s got, how it works and why you should care.

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