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Mazda BT-50 XTR & GT debut new 8.0in touch-screen

Jul 31, 2017

To help the Mazda BT-50 cut a bigger slice of the ever-growing dual-cab-ute cake, Mazda Australia is introducing a much-needed technology update for some variants. Mazda Australia teamed up with Alpine Electronics to come up...

Volkswagen Amarok Sportline V6 on sale from $55,490

Jul 28, 2017

Volkswagen Australia will introduce the new Amarok Sportline V6 variant next week, bringing its torquey engine to a more affordable price point compared with the V6 Highline and Ultimate. The German carmaker, which has been...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class ’63 AMG’ ute rendered – has potential?

Jul 26, 2017

Mercedes-Benz has publicly stated that there is next to no chance of its Navara-based X-Class pickup ute receiving the Mercedes-AMG treatment. This is understandable, due to its work-oriented underpinnings that lack the pedigree and driving...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute unveiled, 190kW V6 flagship confirmed

Jul 19, 2017

The highly-anticipated Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute has finally been unveiled in production form, ahead of its Australian introduction in 2018. This is Mercedes-Benz’s first attempt at the popular and very demanding dual-cab ute class, and so...

Race-ready 2018 SuperUtes candidates revealed

Jul 07, 2017

Candidates for the upcoming SuperUtes series have been unveiled in Townsville ahead of the series debut in 2018, including an example of the Mitsubishi Triton, Ford Ranger, and Mazda BT-50. As reported by SuperUtes, the...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute previewed with first teaser (video)

Jul 06, 2017

Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser of the upcoming X-Class pickup ute, revealing some of the details such as the wheel, taillight and headlight designs. The teaser is pretty vague, with lots of dramatic zooming and...

Peugeot reveals dual-cab Pick Up for African market

Jun 26, 2017

Peugeot has revealed a new dual-cab ute called the Pick Up, which is a rebadged Chinese pickup. It will be sold exclusively across the African continent. The Peugeot Pick Up is a rebadged Dongfeng Rich...

2017 Holden Commodore SS V Redline Ute review (video)

Jun 15, 2017

The 2017 Holden Commodore SS V Redline Ute is a significant car for many unfortunate reasons. It is the full stop on a story that began 83 years ago with the first ute, and 69...

Killa Special Vehicles develops V8 Holden Colorado conversion kit

Jun 12, 2017

The Holden Commodore and Ute range end production in October this year. After that there’s no way to buy a new Holden V8 ute in Australia. Right? Wrong. HSV are said to be working on...

Mans creates pickup truck that drives upside down (video)

May 25, 2017

For the vast majority of motorists, an overturned car can give you the blues. What this usually means is that you’ve had a crash, potentially injured yourself, with your car quite damaged. Worst of all,...

2017 Mercedes-Benz V 220 now on sale in Australia

May 16, 2017

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz V-Class van range has been broadened in Australia with the introduction of a mid-spec V 220 BlueTec. Utilising the same engine as the $56,380 and more spartan Valente, the V 220 scores...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute spotted, production body? (video)

May 10, 2017

Mercedes-Benz has been spotted test driving a near-production version of the highly anticipated X-Class ute out on public roads in Germany for the first time, giving us all our first taste. So, what’s so different...

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