The Tesla Cybertruck ute appears to be striking a spark with Australian car buyers. AUSTRALIA IS the largest market outside of North America for preorders on the Tesla Cybertruck, research shows. Although Tesla does not disclose how many preorders have been received for each country it’s to be available in,
Ford and VW’s new partnership will bring many efficiencies to production, including the sharing of drivetrains. FORD AND Volkswagen have already confirmed they are working together to produce the next-generation Volkswagen Amarok and Ford Ranger, and it leads to some interesting questions as to who will supply what in the
Could Nissan beat Ford to build Australia’s first V8 dual-cab ute, or make a monster of its Z sports car? NISSAN SAYS its Warrior program isn’t just about building off-road vehicles, and that it has a lot of options ahead of it for what the next Warrior will look like.
A few light changes and nicer ST-grade equipment arrive to Nissan’s trusty Navara ute before an expected facelift. NISSAN HAS introduced some changes to its MY20 Navara, improving comfort across the dual-cab ute range and livening up its ST model grade. Underpinning structural changes are improved NVH (noise, vibration, and
Volkswagen has begun spurring anticipation for its new Amarok ute, teasing a sketch during an annual meeting. THIS IS the first official glimpse at the 2022 VW Amarok ute. Shown during VW’s Annual Media Conference in Germany overnight, the sketch of the German car maker’s second-generation model was shown. While
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
The blue oval is close to launching a ute that’s smaller than the Ranger and based on a small-car platform. THE FORD Falcon ute could finally have a sort-of successor if Ford’s new passenger-based utility lands down under. But firstly, it needs to be revealed, and secondly, it has to
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
The Ford Ranger Raptor V8 isn’t coming… at least not in the way we think it is. FOLLOWING REPORTS that Ford is readying a Ranger Raptor V8, the supposed engineering firm behind the project, Melbourne-based Premcar, has dismissed the rumours. Speaking last week at Premcar’s facility in Epping where it
Rumours are swirling about Ford Australia producing a Ranger Raptor V8, and the local arm says it wants one in its lineup, along with other performance utes.
Ford Australia will introduce new FordPass Connect technology on 2020 Ranger and Everest models, enabling connection to a smartphone app.
Mitsubishi adds two new Triton variants into showrooms, with the tougher-looking GSR and premium-feel GLX-R available soon.
We drove across the Simpson Desert in two Chinese four-wheel drives. The seven-part series is complete and this is everything you need to know about it.
A new Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T rival is coming this year, and like those two it’ll be offered in the US first…. But don’t rule Australia out of contention.
Updates to the D23 for the US Navara-sibling the Frontier could bring a heavy facelift and new engine options to Australian Navara models.