Utes and pickups

Honda Civic Type R ute revealed… wait, what?

May 28, 2018

Honda’s UK outpost has created an unusual but intriguing concept based on the latest Civic Type R, called the Pickup Truck concept. Yep, it’s a Civic ute. Created by the brand’s in-house Synchro Motorsport team,...

2019 Ford Ranger prices announced, arrives September

May 27, 2018

Following up from last week’s reveal of the 2019 Ford Ranger, Ford Australia has now confirmed starting prices and market entry details. The new model is supported by Ford’s recently-announced five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty plan. The...

2019 Ford Ranger revealed for Australia, on sale Q4

May 16, 2018

The revised 2019 Ford Ranger has been revealed, with a raft of changes including styling, active driver assistants and a new twin-turbo 2.0-litre diesel engine with a 10-speed auto. Ford’s revamped Ranger introduces changes that...

BRABUS reveals first upgrades for Mercedes-Benz X-Class

May 15, 2018

It was only a matter time before renowned Mercedes tuner BRABUS got hold of the new Nissan Narava-based X-Class ute. And here is the first package it has developed. Firstly, no. Unfortunately it does not...

2018 Toyota HiLux SR review

May 09, 2018

Toyota Australia announced a string of updates for the HiLux range last September, boosting value for money, while streamlining the lineup. There’s still a whopping 31 different variants on sale, in a multitude of body...

2019 Ford Ranger undergoes tough development testing (video)

May 07, 2018

Ford has released a video showing the 2019 Ranger being put through its paces during development, including in rough conditions in the Australian outback. The 2019 Ranger will go on sale in the US later...

Facelifted 2018 Mazda BT-50 revealed, on sale in Australia in May

Apr 27, 2018

This is it. The facelifted 2018 Mazda BT-50, which has been redesigned exclusively for the Australian market. It goes on sale in May, and will come in as the second and most extensive update for...

Hardcore Nissan Navara AT32 OFF-ROADER special edition announced

Apr 25, 2018

Nissan in Europe has announced a new special edition of the Navara 4×4, called the AT32 OFF-ROADER. It was developed in collaboration with Arctic Trucks, and it has just made its public debut at the...

2019 Jeep Wrangler ‘Scrambler’ pickup spotted (video)

Apr 23, 2018

Jeep has been spotted testing a pickup prototype version of its Wrangler in the US. The pickup model is rumoured to adopt the name Scrambler, and is set to help Jeep compete in the popular...

2018 Isuzu D-Max & MU-X review – Australian launch

Apr 20, 2018

Isuzu has announced a raft of updates for its D-Max and MU-X range for the 2018 model year, on the back of staggering growth over the last few years, and following feedback from Australian customers....

Hardcore Isuzu D-Max a possibility, to rival Ford Ranger Raptor

Apr 18, 2018

Isuzu Ute could offer a sporty, enhanced version of the D-Max in the coming years, although such a model is not likely to arrive with the current generation. Speaking with media at the Australian launch...

2019 Mitsubishi Triton prototype spotted in South Australia

Apr 17, 2018

Mitsubishi has been spotted testing a prototype version of the facelifted Triton, likely to adopt an MY2019 plate, in remote regions of South Australia it seems. The prototype gives us some clues of the new-look...

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