22 Sep 2020

2021 Mazda BT-50 pricing and specs revealed

Mazda’s new ute is ready to battle with the best in the segment, which justifies a jump in price for the BT-50. Mazda has unveiled pricing for its all-new dual-cab ute which will be available to buy in dealers next month from October 1, and the increase in pricing over

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18 Sep 2020

Raptor-inspired Ford Ranger FX4 Max

Tough new ute joins the Ranger lineup with a unique set of towing and off-road abilities from factory. It’s official – Ford Australia has revealed the FX4 Max for Australia, a much-anticipated model that was expected to be a ‘mini-Raptor’, and it is. But it’s also more than that. This

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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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16 Sep 2020

What’s the new Ranger Tremor/FX4 Max all about?

It’s the mini Ranger Raptor that anyone who needs to tow and carry and go off bush really wants. Ford Australia has officially confirmed that a new Ranger model is on its way, showing what appears to be a homegrown version of the Ranger Tremor released to the North American

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14 Sep 2020

How much can I tow with the 2021 Mazda BT-50 4×4?

How much can you safely tow and carry with the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 dual-cab 4×4? Question: I read the How much can the Isuzu D-Max tow? article and want to know how that compares to the new Mazda BT-50, which is based on the same Isuzu model. For those

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11 Sep 2020

Hero red Mazda BT-50 lands down under

New Mazda BT-50 models destined for showroom floors begin rolling off the boat and show us what to expect. It’s not often a manufacturer sends out a press release that stock of a new model has rolled off the boat, but that’s exactly what an excited team at Mazda has

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01 Sep 2020

2021 Isuzu D-Max review

2020 Isuzu D-Max review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Isuzu has a loyal following because it builds solid, reliable utes and 4×4 wagons that are often seen in some of the most remote areas of Australia. True, it hasn’t gone anywhere near selling

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31 Aug 2020

New Mazda BT-50 arriving with over 100 accessories

In just over one month, Mazda’s new BT-50 will roll onto showroom floors with a huge selection of accessories available. Mazda will launch its new BT-50 ute in October with over 100 accessories available from Mazda dealers nationally. That’s almost double the over-50 accessories available for the Isuzu D-max, which

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27 Aug 2020

Toyota upgrades DPF system, no change on dust issue

Toyota addresses some DPF issues in the latest engine revision but says dust particle issue a non-issue. Toyota says that it has made both software and hardware upgrades to the diesel particulate filter system for the updated Hilux and Fortuner MY20 model range. Speaking with media yesterday during a presentation

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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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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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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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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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13 Aug 2020

Isuzu D-Max’s safety tech could be a killer blow to rivals

Monstrous performance makes way for Isuzu’s safe approach to sales success. Of all the things most speculated about when a new ute rumour begins to circulate is that it’ll be a bush busting monster truck and pack some sort of holy-grail V6 turbo-diesel power. Maybe even a petrol V8. And

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13 Aug 2020

Tow, work, and play accessories for the new 2021 Isuzu D-Max ute

A full range of factory accessories for the new 2021 Isuzu D-Max ute have been revealed. Isuzu will launch its all-new generation D-Max ute with over 50 accessories available to choose at dealers when the model goes on sale September 1. Read the full price and spec details on all

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