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  • 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

     
  • VW Adds 8-Speed Auto Amarok TDI420 And Single Cab For Australia

    Volkswagen has added an eight-speed automatic transmission to its Australian Amarok line-up, which is also joined by a new single-cab model this week. The eight-speed ZF auto is available exclusiv...

     

    POSTED TUE, 10 JUL, 2012

     
  • 2012 Isuzu D-Max LS-U And SX Crew-Cab and Space Cab Ute Launch

    2013 ISUZU D-MAX REVIEW Engine: 3.0 litre turbo-diesel DOHC Power: 130kW @ 3600rpm | Torque: 380Nm @ 1800rpm-2800rpm (auto) Transmission: Aisin five-speed with sequential shift Fuel consup...

     

    POSTED SAT, 23 JUN, 2012

     
  • 2013 Isuzu D-Max On Sale In Australia

    Isuzu's all-new D-Max pickup has arrived, starting at $27,200 for the entry-level SX and topping out at $51,700 for the top-shelf LS-Terrain. Replacing the venerable first-gen model on sale in...

     

    POSTED WED, 20 JUN, 2012

     
  • 2012 Mazda BT-50 Gains 4x2 Dual Cab Chassis, New Auto XT Variant

    Mazda Australia has bolstered its BT-50 line-up with the addition of two new models and a comfort tweak for the top-shelf 4x4 Dual Cab GT. Joining the already extensive line-up is a new 4x2 Dual C...

     

    POSTED MON, 18 JUN, 2012

     
  • 2012 Holden Colorado LT And LTZ First Drive

    2012 HOLDEN COLORADO REVIEW Things have suddenly gotten hotter among LCVs - that light commercial vehicle sector where the robust and rampant Toyota HiLux reigns supreme. Holden's new Colo...

     

    POSTED THU, 14 JUN, 2012

     
  • 2012 Holden Colorado On Sale In Australia

    2013 HOLDEN COLORADO Holden's all-new 2013 Colorado is now on sale in Australia, pitched against the likes of the segment-leading Hilux, Navara and Triton.  Opening the range is the c...

     

    POSTED TUE, 12 JUN, 2012

     
  • 2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports Tradie 2WD

    2012 SSANGYONG ACTYON SPORTS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Double cab 4x2 utility Price: $27,782  (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 7.6 l/100km Fuel Economy(tested): 9.0 l/100km OVERV...

     

    POSTED WED, 6 JUN, 2012

     
  • 2012 Mazda BT-50 XTR Boss Sports 4x4 Manual Dual Cab

    2012 MAZDA BT-50 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Dual-cab utility Price: $48,810 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 8.4 l/100km Fuel Economy (tested): 9.8 l/100km OVERVIEW While some may...

     

    POSTED MON, 28 MAY, 2012

     
  • 2013 Holden Colorado Pricing Revealed, On Sale In Second Half 2012

    Holden has revealed specifications and pricing details for its upcoming 2013 Colorado pickup, ahead of its sales debut in the second half of this year. Kicking off at $26,990 for the entry-level c...

     

    POSTED WED, 18 APR, 2012

     
  • 2012 Isuzu D-Max SX Crew Cab 4x4

    2012 ISUZU D-MAX REVIEW Vehicle Style: Dual Cab 4x4 Utility Price: $38,700 (plus on-road costs) Fuel consumption (claimed): 7.9 l/100km Fuel consumption (on test): 8.8 l/100km OVERVIEW...

     

    POSTED SAT, 31 MAR, 2012

     
  • 2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports On Sale In Australia

    SsangYong's 2012 Actyon Sports ute is now on sale in Australia. The new ute kicks off with a higher entry price, but gains a slew of new features and a greener, more powerful diesel engine. Re...

     

    POSTED WED, 21 MAR, 2012

     
  • 2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series On Sale In Australia

    2012 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER Toyota's updated-for-2012 LandCruiser 200 is now on sale in Australia, bringing styling tweaks, new features and a new petrol V8 engine. Revealed in 2009, the LandC...

     

    POSTED FRI, 9 MAR, 2012

     
  • 2012 Nissan Navara First Drive

    2012 NISSAN NAVARA FIRST DRIVE REVIEW The 4x4 Dual Cab ute market is on the boil, growing at a steady three percent per year, year on year, and it’s not looking like letting up. And, wit...

     

    POSTED FRI, 17 FEB, 2012

     
  • 2012 Holden Colorado Revealed And Detailed Ahead Of Mid-year Launch

    The upcoming 2012 Colorado pickup has been revealed in Holden trim today, following its unveiling in Chevrolet form last year. Set for a mid-year sales debut, the new Holden Colorado will be offer...

     

    POSTED FRI, 17 FEB, 2012

     
  • 2012 Ford Transit: New Diesel Engine For Australia

    Ford Australia has announced an upgrade to its Transit range, which gains more power and lower fuel consumption for the new model year. The upgrade also means the green ECOnetic variant has been cance...

     

    POSTED MON, 28 NOV, 2011

     
  • 2011 Nissan Navara D40 ST-X 550

    NISSAN NAVARA REVIEW Vehicle Style: 4x4 Dual-cab Ute Price: $60,990, $64,990 (with optional Premium Option Pack) Fuel Economy (claimed): 9.5 l/100km Fuel Economy (tested):  11.3 l/100km...

     

    POSTED MON, 28 NOV, 2011

     
 

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