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2016 Volkswagen Transporter 340TDI Single Cab Chassis REVIEW - The Liveability Of A Transporter Van, The Tray Of A Small Truck
Volkswagen Transporter REVIEW, Price, Features | 2016 340TDI Single Cab Chassis

THE 2016 VOLKSWAGEN TRANSPORTER 340TDI SINGLE CAB CHASSIS MAY NOT BE THE FIRST VEHICLE THAT COMES TO MIND IF YOU'RE ...

Sep 17, 2016 (10 months ago)
Mazda BT-50 REVIEW | 2016 Dual Cab XTR – Tough, Capable, And A Face You Don’t Have To Hide
2016 Mazda BT-50 Dual Cab XTR REVIEW, Price, Features | Getting The Job Done

FACELIFTED FOR 2016, THE MAZDA BT-50 DUAL CAB XTR IS ON A MISSION: it wants the share it deserves in the four-door four-...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 year ago)
Nissan Navara NP300 King Cab ST-X REVIEW | The Right Combination For Work And Play
2016 Nissan Navara King Cab ST-X REVIEW, Price, Features | The Right Combination For Work And Play

AS I WRITE, WE’VE JUST WRAPPED-UP A SUMMER-LIKE LONG WEEKEND. AND, MAYBE BECAUSE WE’RE DRIVING THE 2016 NISS...

Apr 11, 2016 (1 year ago)
2016 Mazda BT-50 XT 4x2 REVIEW | Fit, Capable, And An Auto Bonus
2016 Mazda BT-50 XT 4x2 REVIEW | Fit, Capable, And An Auto Bonus

MID-LIFE VEHICLE-UPDATES CAN BE EITHER SLIGHT OR SIZEABLE, AND THE 2016 MAZDA BT-50 DEFINITELY ERRS ON 'SLIGHT'....

Feb 9, 2016 (1 year ago)
2016 Hilux SR Dual Cab 4x4 Manual Review - Tough, Capable, And Ready To Work
2016 Hilux SR Dual Cab 4x4 Manual Review - Tough, Capable, And Ready To Work

AUSTRALIA’S TOP-SELLING UTE, THE TOYOTA HILUX, IS SO POPULAR THAT IF IT WERE A STAND-ALONE BRAND IT WOULD FALL JUS...

Jan 31, 2016 (1 year ago)

NEWS

Nissan Origins No Challenge For Mercedes-Benz X-Class

TODAY

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...

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.

SuperUtes Unveiled - Ford Ranger And Mitsubishi Triton First On Show

FRI, 7 JUL, 2017

The death of local large-scale new car manufacturing will force the end of the V8 Utes racing series, but a the first two models for a replacement ...

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 ...

Performax Adds Nissan Titan To American Pick-Up Range

THU, 8 JUN, 2017

Performax International will add the Nissan Titan to its local line-up, adding Nissan’s biggest 4x4 to a range of locally-converted American ...

Fiat Chrysler CEO Admits Jeep And Ram Strong Enough To Stand Alone - But Won’t

FRI, 28 APR, 2017

Outspoken Fiat Chrysler CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has once again shown his hand, revealing that the company’s Jeep and Ram brands are stro...

Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept Coming To A 4WD Show Near You

THU, 30 MAR, 2017

Toyota has given Santa something to worry about over the next nine months, with every five year-old sure to request their own version of its new co...

Toyota HiLux TRD Is Back

THU, 30 MAR, 2017

Toyota has resurrected the TRD HiLux, this time limiting the TRD treatment (which stands for Toyota Racing Developments) to a range of accesso...

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...

REVIEWS

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...

2016 Volkswagen Transporter 340TDI Single Cab Chassis REVIEW - The Liveability Of A Transporter Van, The Tray Of A Small Truck

SAT, 17 SEP, 2016

THE 2016 VOLKSWAGEN TRANSPORTER 340TDI SINGLE CAB CHASSIS MAY NOT BE THE FIRST VEHICLE THAT COMES TO MIND IF YOU'RE THINKING OF 'A BIG UTE&...

Mazda BT-50 REVIEW | 2016 Dual Cab XTR – Tough, Capable, And A Face You Don’t Have To Hide

THU, 16 JUN, 2016

FACELIFTED FOR 2016, THE MAZDA BT-50 DUAL CAB XTR IS ON A MISSION: it wants the share it deserves in the four-door four-wheel-drive ute segment.

2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate Double Cab REVIEW | “Exactly What It Says On The Tin…”

FRI, 15 APR, 2016

FEW VEHICLES BOAST BADGEWORK THAT DOUBLES AS A CLEAR DESCRIPTION OF THEIR INTENDED PURPOSE – BUT THE 2016 TOYOTA HILUX WORKMATE CERTAINLY DOES.

Nissan Navara NP300 King Cab ST-X REVIEW | The Right Combination For Work And Play

MON, 11 APR, 2016

AS I WRITE, WE’VE JUST WRAPPED-UP A SUMMER-LIKE LONG WEEKEND.

2016 Mazda BT-50 XT 4x2 REVIEW | Fit, Capable, And An Auto Bonus

TUE, 9 FEB, 2016

MID-LIFE VEHICLE-UPDATES CAN BE EITHER SLIGHT OR SIZEABLE, AND THE 2016 MAZDA BT-50 DEFINITELY ERRS ON 'SLIGHT'.

2016 Hilux SR Dual Cab 4x4 Manual Review - Tough, Capable, And Ready To Work

SUN, 31 JAN, 2016

AUSTRALIA’S TOP-SELLING UTE, THE TOYOTA HILUX, IS SO POPULAR THAT IF IT WERE A STAND-ALONE BRAND IT WOULD FALL JUST OUTSIDE THE TOP-TEN SELLE...

Nissan NP300 Navara REVIEW | 2016 Single Cab, King Cab, Dual Cab - Nissan's Workhorses Arrive ready For Duty

FRI, 20 NOV, 2015

NISSAN HAS NOW LANDED ITS FULL RANGE OF NP300 NAVARA UTES IN AUSTRALIA, ADDING SINGLE AND EXTRA-CAB MODELS, AS WELL AS CAB-CHASSIS DUAL-C...

2015 Mazda BT-50 XT Dual-Cab 4x2 Automatic Review – Better Looking, And With More Stuff

SUN, 27 SEP, 2015

The skinny: We approve of the bolder, less-polarising styling of the updated Mazda BT-50; the handsome new alloy wheels also help.  Wh...

2015 Ford Ranger XL 4x2 Review - A Workhorse With A Comfortable 'Saddle'

SUN, 13 SEP, 2015

There are no less than 37 variants in the MkII Ford Ranger model range; dual-cab, single cab, 2WD, four-wheel-drive, 3.2 litre diesel, and 2.2 litre.

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