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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 (1 month ago)
2017 Nissan Navara ST-X Series 2 Review | Nissan’s Dual Cab Gets A Hard-Work Upgrade
2017 Nissan Navara ST-X Series 2 Review | Nissan’s Dual Cab Gets A Hard-Work Upgrade

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...

Jun 7, 2017 (3 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 (5 months ago)
2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 TDI550 Ultimate Review | Big Grunt With A Softer Side
2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 TDI550 Ultimate Review | Big Grunt With A Softer Side

Dual-cab utes are nothing new in Australia. But over the last few years the segment has grown in popularity to...

Mar 10, 2017 (6 months ago)
2017 Isuzu D-Max First Drive Review | New Face, New Engine, Same Rugged Core
2017 Isuzu D-Max First Drive Review | New Face, New Engine, Same Rugged Core

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

Feb 10, 2017 (7 months ago)

NEWS

2017 Nissan Navara Bulks Up With N-Sport Black Edition

YESTERDAY

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...

Holden Reveals Factory-Backed SuperUtes Colorado Race Car

SAT, 19 AUG, 2017

Holden has become the first car manufacturer to lend its official support to Australia’s new SuperUtes racing category, unveiling how its rac...

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...

Nissan Origins No Challenge For Mercedes-Benz X-Class

FRI, 21 JUL, 2017

The global head of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle division sees no reason for buyers to be fixated on the mainstream origins of its newest produc...

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.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Teaser Campaign Begins With Dramatic Video

FRI, 7 JUL, 2017

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting your first glimpse of the first Mercedes-Benz dual-cab ute, here it is, shrouded in one of the most...

Dual Cab Ute On Land Rover Australia’s Wish List

THU, 6 JUL, 2017

As European automakers scramble to join the upmarket dual-cab ute market, Land Rover’s Australian managing director has indicated that a prem...

Peugeot Pick Up Ready To Roll In African Market

THU, 22 JUN, 2017

The first suggestion of a 4x4 ute from French automaker Peugeot only surfaced in 2016 and barely 15 months later the production version has been re...

Toyota Sees Room Above SR5 For New Top-Spec HiLux

THU, 22 JUN, 2017

Following on from the success of its limited edition HiLux TRD Sports Pack, Toyota Australia looks set to introduce a new flagship dual-cab ute to ...

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 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 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 Volkswagen Amarok V6 TDI550 Ultimate Review | Big Grunt With A Softer Side

FRI, 10 MAR, 2017

Dual-cab utes are nothing new in Australia.

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...

Top Ute War – Ford Ranger v Volkswagen Amarok V6 Comparison Test

TUE, 24 JAN, 2017

Build a sports car and compromises are accepted in order to deliver top dynamics.

2016 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Ultimate REVIEW | Volkswagen's Most Potent Ute

THU, 24 NOV, 2016

German giant goes after Toyota Hilux SR5 and Ford Ranger Wildtrak customers with new V6 turbodiesel offering.

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