Utes

2012 FPV GS Ute FG MKII review (video)

Aug 09, 2012

If you’re in the market for a balls-out performance utility, the 2012 FPV GS Ute FG MKII is about as kick-ass as they come. With 315kW and 545Nm from its 5.0-litre supercharged V8, you just...

2012 Ford Ranger XLT Double Cab review

Aug 03, 2012

Is the 2012 Ford Ranger XLT Double Cab ‘built Ford tough’? To find out, we set out on a 10-day long road test covering more than 2700kms, travelling through rural NSW and VIC, carting four...

2012 Holden Commodore Ute SS VE Series II review (video)

Jul 17, 2012

It might be a humble truck from Holden, but does the 2012 Holden Commodore Ute SS VE Series II have another personality? Is it also one of the best value two-door performance cars around? 2012...

2012 Volkswagen Amarok Trendline review

Jun 04, 2012

Is the European 2012 Volkswagen Amarok Trendline tough enough to take on the Japanese veterans? With the 4×4 ute segment making up a huge chunk of the overall market (12 percent; May), more and more...

2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports SX review

May 22, 2012

We know what you might thinking, made in Korea and all that… However, the new 2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports SX has stepped up a notch. It features decent front-end styling, and it comes with a...

2012 Toyota HiLux SR5 review

Mar 15, 2012

The ‘indestructible’ HiLux was Australia’s best-selling 4×4 ute last year, totalling 23,725 sales. Welcome to the 2012 Toyota HiLux SR5 fitted with the 4.0-litre V6 petrol. Although the 3.0-litre turbo-diesel is the most popular, we...

2012 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R review – quick spin

Dec 13, 2011

For some, having ute space and four-wheel drive capabilities is vital. The 2012 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R, representing the third best-selling 4×4 ute in November behind the HiLux and Navara, seems to do a good job...

2011 Ford FPV GS Ute review

Jul 30, 2011

The new 315kW 2011 Ford FPV GS Ute is about as tough as they come. And like the previous model, you can thank the Americans for the engine… but this time around you can thank...

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