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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15 Nov 2019

Hyundai Australia ‘talking to the Americans’ about new ute

Hyundai has confirmed it will build the Santa Cruz ute six years after it was first shown as a concept. Could it come to Australia, though?

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14 Oct 2019

2020 Isuzu D-Max revealed

Isuzu’s new D-Max ute could pull sales away from the segment’s leading heroes.

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09 Oct 2019

Nissan Titan: “Let’s get it going” says Nissan Australia boss

It’s looking likely that Nissan Australia will locally convert the Titan pickup truck through its partnership with Melbourne engineering group Premcar.

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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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01 Oct 2019

Mitsubishi Triton Toby Price edition revealed

Mitsubishi has revealed a limited-edition Triton honouring brand ambassador and two-time Dakar Rally winner Toby Price.

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30 Sep 2019

Bollinger electric ute and SUV revealed

A 21st century alternative to the Land Rover Defender is about to arrive, touting an almost 2400kg payload capacity and serious off-road ability.

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19 Sep 2019

Hyundai’s ute will be built for Australians

Hyundai’s first workhorse ute won’t be half baked with Australia having input to ensure it rivals the best in class.

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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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14 Sep 2017

The 11 ways the Toyota LC79 is different to the mainstream utes

The Toyota LandCruiser LC79 is a ute, but a very different kind of ute to the ones setting the sales charts on fire.

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15 Aug 2017

Will Tesla’s forthcoming offroader/4X4 pick-up drag us into the 21st century kicking and screaming?

Electric 4x4s? When, not if. A somewhat controversial topic appearing of late within the off-road community, is the future development and “evolution” of 4×4’s,  given all the new technology filtering through coupled with increased regulations and compliance issues regarding emission controls as we move forward. Which is why I believe,

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27 Jun 2017

Why I bought: Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series

Why people buy the 4X4s they do is always an interesting question. This time it’s the change from a Discovery 3 to a Landcruiser 79… What did you own before and why did you buy it? Our last vehicle was a 2009 Discovery 3, purchased as a new vehicle. We

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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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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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Great Wall ute
27 May 2016

New Great Wall ute coming as company becomes master of own destiny in Australia

Great Wall has announced it will take over control of its Australian and NZ operations from July 1, saying it will be launching a Great Wall ute later in the year.

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