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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Has Isuzu’s new generation D-Max ute risen to the top? Isuzu has lifted price, specs and details on its new generation Isuzu D-Max ute in Australia, and it’s a ute that steps up as a serious challenger to threaten the sales-leading Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger. Breaking the segment’s usual
Jeep’s Wrangler and Gladiator are looking set for a big power upgrade. Jeep has posted an image onto its social media page that has tongues wagging with speculation that a V8 Wrangler and Gladiator will be upon us soon. The image shows us a sketch of what appears to be
Isuzu is getting excited to show off its new ute for Australia, announcing a date for when you can buy one. Isuzu’s incoming next-generation D-Max ute has been teased by the brand’s local arm, which will announce full specifications and pricing on August 13. The new ute will transform Isuzu’s
Mazda is close to revealing its new BT-50, and we’ve dissected its fraternal twin to figure out what to expect. UPDATE: Mazda has now shown the headlight design and some grille in its latest social mdeia post, with the full unveiled just two days away.
New Ford Ranger with V6 turbo diesel and its VW Amarok sibling are getting closer to launch date. Ford’s next-generation Ranger ute is likely to launch next year following news from VW that it’s new Amarok – based on the new Ford Ranger ute – will be “for sale by
Nikola Motor has begun detailing its upcoming EV ute, and also said that it will land in Australia. US car startup Nikola Motor has announced that its debut ute, the Badger, will be available for preorder in the US this month. It will also go on sale in Australia in
Business owners now have a further six months to take advantage of the boosted Instant asset write-off scheme. The Australian Government has announced an extension to the Instant asset write-off scheme that sees the deadline move until the end of this year. Due to expire June 30 2020, the extension
Toyota’s 2020 Hilux update gets more power, more torque, more towing capacity, and nicer technology. Toyota has unveiled its facelifted Hilux with “significant improvements to performance, fuel economy, ride comfort, towing and equipment levels.” Chief among enhancements is an upgrade to the 2.8-litre diesel turbo engine, which now produces 150kW