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2015 Mazda BT-50 | XTR Freestyle Outback Test Pt 1– Just How Tough Is This Rig?

mazda's bt-50, the one we're testing here, comes with a gutsy 3.2 litre turbo-diesel, six-speed manual or auto and a proven heavy duty dual-range 4x4 system down below. add an immens...

POSTED SAT, 14 NOV, 2015

Nissan Navara 2016 Pricing For Single-Cab And King-Cab Variants

nissan has detailed pricing and specifications for its remaining np300 navara models, as the carmaker gears up for the arrival of the full range by year’s end. thirteen additional models will...

POSTED TUE, 1 SEP, 2015

Ford Ranger REVIEW 2016 Australian Launch – Ford’s Tough Truck Still The Benchmark

ford’s new ranger makes the best in the segment, better again. its new styling will do it no harm, this is a terrific-looking ‘truck’, but it’s underneath where the real improv...

POSTED THU, 20 AUG, 2015

2015 Nissan NP300 Navara RX : A 4x4 With The Right Kind Of Identity Crisis

with a coil-sprung rear end, nissans latest dual-cab navara ute promises the on-road feel of an suv without compromising its capabilities in the rough. that makes it even more able to fill in on...

POSTED WED, 12 AUG, 2015

2015 Nissan Navara NP300 : RX, ST, ST-X; On-Road Manners Of An SUV

what's hot: smart car-like interior accommodation and trim, strong diesel, frugal efficiency, coil-sprung multi-link rear. what's not: soft front-end, no reach adjustment on steering wheel x...

POSTED MON, 1 JUN, 2015

New NP300 Nissan Navara On Sale In Australia

nissan’s all-new np300 ‘d23’ navara is now on sale in australia, lauching with an initial line-up of 27 variants priced from $26,490 to $54,490 plus on-roads. replacing both the d...

POSTED MON, 1 JUN, 2015

Renault Trafic 2015: dCi 140 - A Better Box And Surprisingly Perky

what's hot: practical cabin versatility, strong twin-turbo engine, surprisingly agile, comfortable cabin. what's not: no auto option - yet; some will doubt the small capacity engine, needs in...

POSTED THU, 7 MAY, 2015

Nissan Navara NP300: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

nissan has at last detailed australian pricing and specifications for its new d23 ‘np300’ navara pickup, first unveiled in june last year. due in australian showrooms from june, the new...

POSTED THU, 16 APR, 2015

Volkswagen Transporter: New 2016 'T6' Van Range Revealed

volkswagen’s new ‘t6’ transporter has been revealed this week, arriving as the latest model in a line that claims around 12 million sales since its 1950 debut. if this new model l...

POSTED THU, 16 APR, 2015

JMC Vigus Pickup: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

china’s jiangling motors corporation (jmc) will soon arrive in the australian market, bringing its first-ever model for local customers. jmc’s first-up effort - the vigus...

POSTED THU, 9 APR, 2015

Mitsubishi Triton Warrior Special Returns

mitsubishi’s special-edition triton ‘warrior’ has returned to the range, following a limited run of 200 units earlier this year. again based on the top-spec glx-r, the warrior add...

POSTED MON, 15 DEC, 2014

2015 Fiat Ducato And Doblo : Big Boxes, Easy To Drive

what’s hot: lots of space, easy-to-drive, comfortable and well-featured what’s not: doblo is not the latest model, neither van available with side windows x-factor: reliable, low-co...

POSTED THU, 4 DEC, 2014

Toyota HiLux SR Double Cab 4x4 Diesel Auto Joins Australian Range

toyota australia has added a new australia-specific variant to its hilux range, expanding the line-up to 23 models. priced from $43,740, the new 4x4 sr double cab is aimed at the mining sector and...

POSTED TUE, 23 SEP, 2014

2015 Ford Transit: Price And Features For Australia's All-New Transit

ford has increased the appeal of its transit commercial vehicle range, with the arrival of the all-new ‘vo’ 2015 model available in six variants. joining the smaller ford transit custom...

POSTED FRI, 12 SEP, 2014

Nissan Navara NP300 D23 4X4 : With Elephants And Hounds In The Back-blocks Of Thailand

july 31, 2014 what’s hot: balanced 2.3 litre diesel; brilliant fuel economy, five-link suv rear suspension, best-in-class interior. what’s not: the v6 is disappearing, manual shift nee...

POSTED THU, 31 JUL, 2014

2014 Fiat Ducato : 180 Multijet

2014 fiat ducato review   what’s hot: endless pulling power, enormous load area what’s not: still no cupholders, jerky transmission x-factor: sizable, secure and affordable, euro...

POSTED SUN, 1 JUN, 2014

D-MAX Boosts Warranty To Five Years

isuzu ute australia has boosted the appeal of its d-max pickup, stretching its warranty to five years or 130,000km without any effect on pricing. the new extended warranty, which includes five yea...

POSTED MON, 31 DEC, 2012

2012 Volkswagen Amarok Motocross Track Test

volkswagen amarok 4wd track review variants reviewed model power/torque fuel use tdi400 120kw/400nm 7.9l...

POSTED WED, 8 AUG, 2012

2013 Toyota Landcruiser 70 Double-cab On Sale In Australia From September

toyota has introduced a new double-cab version of its 70-series workhorse, confirming news reported by the motor report in march. demand for the new variant in the mining sector has also ensured t...

POSTED FRI, 3 AUG, 2012

2012 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Auto Launch

vw amarok auto review vw amarok tdi420 eight-speed auto: $45,990 vw amarok highline tdi420 eight-speed auto: $53,990 power/torque: 132kw/420nm towing capacity: 3.0 tonne downball capacit...

POSTED THU, 12 JUL, 2012