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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class First Ride | A Passenger Seat Spin In Merc’s Hay Hauler
2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class First Ride | A Passenger Seat Spin In Merc’s Hay Hauler

Mercedes-Benz knows that its first-ever dual cab ute, the 2018 X-Class, is very different from anything the company has ...

Jul 21, 2017 (2 months ago)
2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive | Real Room For Seven In A Lighter, More High-Tech Package
2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive | Real Room For Seven In A Lighter, More High-Tech Package

Land Rover has gambled with the Discovery’s future by giving the all-new model a more friendly face and an overall...

Jul 6, 2017 (3 months ago)
2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Review | Decent For The Dough, But Let Down In The Safety Stakes
2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Review | Decent For The Dough, But Let Down In The Safety Stakes

With price as a significant lure, Chinese automaker Great Wall is hoping to entice buyers into its Steed 4x4 ute with a ...

May 19, 2017 (4 months ago)
2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4 First Drive Review | Rugged, Adventure Ready, And Fresh-Faced
2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4 First Drive Review | Rugged, Adventure Ready, And Fresh-Faced

Since arriving in Australia less than a decade ago, Isuzu Ute has picked up a loyal following, growing the brand year-on...

May 1, 2017 (5 months ago)
2017 Toyota LandCruiser 79 GXL Dual Cab Review | An Essential Addition To Any Outback-Aussie Toolkit
2017 Toyota LandCruiser 79 GXL Dual Cab Review | An Essential Addition To Any Outback-Aussie Toolkit

Truck, ute, pick-up, fourbie… It doesn’t matter what you call it, there’s little chance of confusion ...

Mar 13, 2017 (6 months ago)

NEWS

Mercedes-Benz Expands G-Class Professional Range With New Wagon

TUE, 5 SEP, 2017

Mercedes-Benz has expanded its workhorse G-Class Professional range with the addition of a wagon variant to line up alongside the existing G-Class ...

Hyundai Ute Confirmed For The US, But Australia Could Miss Out

WED, 23 AUG, 2017

Hyundai is preparing to add a pickup truck to its range following confirmation from the South Korean brand’s US head of product planning this...

2017 Nissan Navara Bulks Up With N-Sport Black Edition

WED, 23 AUG, 2017

Nissan isn’t prepared to miss out on the tough-guy ute party, introducing a special edition of the Navara designed to take some of the attent...

2019 Jeep Wrangler Ute: Name And Engine Details Leaked

WED, 23 AUG, 2017

Some of the finer details of Jeep’s upcoming Wrangler-based pickup have started to emerge thanks to the enthusiast community at JeepScrambler...

Volkswagen Adds New Entry-Spec Amarok V6

SAT, 29 JUL, 2017

Volkswagen Australia has lowered the price of entry to its Amarok V6 range, adding a new Sportline variant as the starting point to the b...

Next Great Wall Ute To Go Head-To-Head With Ranger, HiLux

TUE, 25 JUL, 2017

Great Wall Motors, the Chinese automaker best known for its cut-price work utes in Australia, is aiming to turn its reputation around with a next-g...

Haval's Growing Pains: Expansion Plans Blocked By Competitors, New Product On The Way

TUE, 25 JUL, 2017

Chinese SUV brand, Haval, may not have worked up a high-profile in Australia yet but not for lack of trying, with the brand's Australian m...

What’s In A Name? Why X Marks The Spot For Mercedes’ New Ute

SUN, 23 JUL, 2017

For any automobile manufacturer deciding on a model name is nowhere near as simple as it might seem, and choosing the identity of what could become...

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Revealed

WED, 19 JUL, 2017

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the X-Class ute, the German brand’s first dual cab pickup which is perhaps its most controversial m...

American Special Vehicles Introduces Ram 2500 Code Black Edition

TUE, 11 JUL, 2017

Australia’s official Ram Trucks importer, Australian Special Vehicles, has unveiled its first special edition model, the Ram 2500 Code Black.

REVIEWS

2017 Toyota HiLux SR5 TRD Sports Pack Review | Hey Babe, Take A Walk On The Wildtrack

THU, 27 JUL, 2017

The Toyota HiLux range doesn’t have an answer for halo-model utes like the Ford Ranger Wildtrack or Holden Colorado Z71, which have fast beco...

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class First Ride | A Passenger Seat Spin In Merc’s Hay Hauler

FRI, 21 JUL, 2017

Mercedes-Benz knows that its first-ever dual cab ute, the 2018 X-Class, is very different from anything the company has done before.

2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive | Real Room For Seven In A Lighter, More High-Tech Package

THU, 6 JUL, 2017

Land Rover has gambled with the Discovery’s future by giving the all-new model a more friendly face and an overall style that’s more ap...

2017 Nissan Navara ST-X Series 2 Review | Nissan’s Dual Cab Gets A Hard-Work Upgrade

WED, 7 JUN, 2017

The Nissan Navara treads a somewhat unique path in the dual-cab ute sector as the only ute of its kind to feature a coil-sprung rear end.

2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Review | Decent For The Dough, But Let Down In The Safety Stakes

FRI, 19 MAY, 2017

With price as a significant lure, Chinese automaker Great Wall is hoping to entice buyers into its Steed 4x4 ute with a very attractive $29,990 dri...

2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4 First Drive Review | Rugged, Adventure Ready, And Fresh-Faced

MON, 1 MAY, 2017

Since arriving in Australia less than a decade ago, Isuzu Ute has picked up a loyal following, growing the brand year-on-year with a reputation for...

2017 Toyota LandCruiser 79 GXL Dual Cab Review | An Essential Addition To Any Outback-Aussie Toolkit

MON, 13 MAR, 2017

Truck, ute, pick-up, fourbie… It doesn’t matter what you call it, there’s little chance of confusion when it comes to the Toyota...

2017 Land Rover Discovery Overseas Preview Drive | Softer Styling Hides Serious Off-Road Ability

MON, 27 FEB, 2017

Still months away from its Australian debut, the Land Rover Discovery has already ruffled owners of previous generations thanks to its more rounded...

2017 Isuzu D-Max First Drive Review | New Face, New Engine, Same Rugged Core

FRI, 10 FEB, 2017

Although the Isuzu D-Max and Holden Colorado may have originally shared a common genesis, now that both have had their respective mid-life updates ...

2017 Mazda BT-50 XTR 4x4 Dual Cab Review | Workhorse Feel With Family Appeal

THU, 9 FEB, 2017

When the current generation Mazda BT-50 first debuted in 2011 it stirred controversy for its softer styling, abandoning the boxy looks over every B...

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