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  • 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 next month, the ne...

     

    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

     
  • 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

     
 

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