22 Sep 2020

Toyota LandCruiser 300 rumours…again

LandCruiser bingo continues as a new engine rumour (about the fifteenth on our count) enters the arena. It wouldn’t be another month without a murmur somewhere in the globe on what engine/spec/ability the new LandCruiser ‘300 Series’ has. In fact, there should not be any rumours left, as Toyota was

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18 Sep 2020

New Nissan Patrol might go retro as a Bronco rival

Nissan says work is underway on a new Patrol and that it could be styled as a retro throwback, much like the popular new Ford Bronco. Nissan has confirmed it is working on the new generation Patrol and told us that it’s considering a design that includes throwbacks to the

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15 Sep 2020

Ford missed the mark with Bronco case for Australia

Has Ford missed a trick in not approving the new Bronco for right-hand drive? We think so. Not letting emotions get in the way (although yes, we do also really want to see the Bronco on Aussie roads and bush tracks too), it is the business case for the Bronco

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10 Sep 2020

Ford Ranger XLT gets new cab-chassis model

Ford dubs its new XLT 4×4 dual-cab cab-chassis ‘adventure-ready’. UPDATE: Ford Australia has clarified that the tow bar tongue is standard. Ford has introduced a new dual-cab cab-chassis model to the Ranger XLT trim level. The four-door ute with a flexible chassis rear allows customers to fit their own setup,

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07 Sep 2020

Ineos Grenadier debuts alongside original Land Rover, G Wagen, Toyota FJ

First public looks at the new Ineos Grenadier, a tough four-wheel drive destined for Australia. The rugged new Ineos Grenadier 4×4 has made its first public debut, set alongside an original Mercedes G-Wagen, Land Series I, Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40, and Willys Jeep at London’s Concours of Elegance. All are

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12 Aug 2020

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Shortie is back

The Jeep Wrangler short-wheelbase two-door in Rubicon trim is back but in a very limited quantity. Jeep Australia has announced availability and pricing for a limited Rubicon Recon edition, based on the four-door already on sale and also a short-wheelbase two-door. The latter will arrive in limited quantities, with just

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14 Jul 2020

Is Ford’s Bronco too wild for Jeep’s Wrangler to tame?

Here’s what the Ford Bronco is all about, including plenty of images and a comparison to its arch-nemesis. It’s fitting that the two benchmark off-roaders on a showroom floor are called Wrangler and Bronco. Of course, not every Wrangler can tame a wild Bronco, and sometimes a bucking Bronco succumbs

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14 Jul 2020

How to watch the Ford Bronco reveal this morning

We know… it’s not coming to Australia, but we’ve also had a lot of people asking where they can watch the Bronco unveil this morning. Ford is officially revealing its all-new Bronco four-wheel drive this morning at 10am AEST. The digital unveiling is a big event in North AMerica –

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13 Jul 2020

Ford Bronco image leaks ahead of official unveil

Ford’s all-new Bronco is almost ready to be publicly shown, but this image could be the first look at it. An image of Ford’s upcoming new Bronco four-wheel drive has made its way to the Bronco6g forum, according to the site’s owner. Following on from spy images of the interior and

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07 May 2020

New Land Rover V8 Defender to battle G-Wagen

The new Land Rover Defender is set to get a V8 lump upfront that could produce over 450kW. DON’T MENTION the war! Pictures of a Land Rover Defender mule testing near the British brand’s headquarters in Gaydon, UK have been obtained by Autocar, and further investigation discovered the car was cradling

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01 May 2020

The ultimate 4×4 camper is up for sale

Incredible MAN off-road camper and Hamen dual-axle trailer are up for grabs. SNAG YOURSELF a deal on this military-grade camper, built by Queensland’s SLR Motorhomes and based on the tough-as-concrete 2017 MAN TGM 16.290 4×4 Off Road Expedition Vehicle, which is being sold as part of a liquidation. The extreme

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Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2020 review australia 83%
13 Mar 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX review

Mitsubishi has given its Triton-based Pajero Sport a facelift for 2020 with some noticeable enhancements outside and not as visible improvements underneath. We road-tested the base-grade GLX to see what they bring to the table in this value-edged offering. THE GOOD: Value, off-road ability, comfy cabin, easy driveability THE BAD:

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Ford Bronco full size leak
10 Mar 2020

Full-size Ford Bronco image leak

It seems there’s a leaky ship at Ford, with images of the full-size Bronco leaking just after the Ford Bronco Sport. NOT LONG after we reported leaked images of the baby, soft-roading Ford Bronco Sport, an image of the full-size Ford Bronco landed in our inbox. This time, the alleged

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Ford Bronco Sport image leak
10 Mar 2020

Ford Bronco Sport image leak

The baby to the Bronco, the Bronco Sport will bring a softer, more affordable throwback to Ford’s iconic offroader. IMAGES OF Ford’s upcoming Bronco Sport have leaked on to the internet ahead of the blue oval’s official launch. Showing what looks like a production-ready version of the new SUV, the

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Australia's Land Rover DEfender 90
27 Feb 2020

Land Rover’s new 297kW Defender 90 in Australia this year

Small and mighty, the Land Rover 90 SWB will hit Australian shores soon, packing a lot of grunt and features. LAND ROVER will introduce its shorter Defender 90 in next-generation guise later this year as the little brother to the 110. Arriving in October in P400 First Edition trim, it

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