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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 (1 month 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 (4 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 (5 months ago)
2017 Mazda BT-50 XTR 4x4 Dual Cab Review | Workhorse Feel With Family Appeal
2017 Mazda BT-50 XTR 4x4 Dual Cab Review | Workhorse Feel With Family Appeal

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

Feb 9, 2017 (5 months ago)
Top Ute War – Ford Ranger v Volkswagen Amarok V6 Comparison Test
Top Ute War – Ford Ranger v Volkswagen Amarok V6 Comparison Test

Build a sports car and compromises are accepted in order to deliver top dynamics. Create a ute (or pickup) such as the F...

Jan 24, 2017 (5 months ago)

NEWS

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 ...

Nissan Goes On The Attack With Navara Concept In Buenos Aires

SUN, 11 JUN, 2017

Nissan has used the 2017 Buenos Aires Auto Show to unveil its latest Navara-based concept, the Frontier Attack.

AMG Won't Be Giving The Mercedes-Benz X-Class An Overhaul

MON, 13 MAR, 2017

Looking at Australia’s sales charts, it’s clear that Aussie buyers are fond of two, very different things, one being dual-cab utes, and...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Lands In Australia To Kick Off Promotional Duties

SAT, 25 FEB, 2017

One of the first examples of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class has touched down in Australia and has been immediately put to work as a promotional tool for...

Ford Toughens Up Ranger Looks With New FX4 Special Edition

WED, 15 FEB, 2017

The blue oval's new FX4 special edition is based on the XLT double cab model, which sits underneath the range-topping Wildt...

2017 Isuzu D-Max - Price And Features For Australia

FRI, 10 FEB, 2017

Isuzu has updated its D-Max ute range with new styling on the outside and a new, torquier 3.0 diesel heart being under the bonnet.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Four-Cylinder Range Updated In Australia

WED, 8 FEB, 2017

Volkswagen has completed the roll-out of its updated Amarok ute range with the introduction of four-cylinder diesel models to join the up-spec V6 d...

Mercedes-Benz UK Starts X-Class Reservation Scheme Ahead Of 2018 Launch

FRI, 3 FEB, 2017

The UK arm of Mercedes-Benz has started an official reservation program for the new X-Class pickup range almost a year out from the new model&rsquo...

2017 Nissan Navara Series 2 - Suspension Changes, New Variants, Wider Range

THU, 27 OCT, 2016

Nissan has given its Navara ute range a tweak, introducing changes to the suspension, expanding the availability of automatic variants, and in...

REVIEWS

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.

2017 Great Wall Steed REVIEW | New To Country And Ready To Work

THU, 8 SEP, 2016

NO SHOW PONY, THIS NEW UTE FROM GREAT WALL - THE UNUSUALLY NAMED "STEED" - IS A WORKHORSE.

2017 Holden Colorado 4x4 Dual Cab REVIEW | Smarter, Better Everywhere, Holden’s Colorado Now Has What It Takes...

THU, 18 AUG, 2016

EXTENSIVELY REDESIGNED AND RE-ENGINEERED, THE 2017 HOLDEN COLORADO IS OUT TO CLAIM SCALPS - 4X4 UTES AND TWIN-CABS - FROM TOYOTA AND FORD.

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