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2018 Ford Ranger spied in Victoria, hides updated front end

Oct 18, 2017

Ford Australia has been spotted testing the facelifted, 2018 Ford Ranger out on public roads in Victoria, hiding a new-look front end and some minor detail changes. This image was sent in to us by...

2018 Toyota HiLux updates announced, 10 new variants

Sep 21, 2017

Australia’s favourite ute has been updated for 2018, with three new SR extra-cab variants and three new auto Hi-Rider models added to the 2018 Toyota HiLux range. Following market demand, Toyota is introducing three SR...

Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed, on sale in Australia in 2018

Sep 07, 2017

This is probably going to answer the prayers of many Aussies. Ford Australia has today confirmed there is a Ranger Raptor in the works and it will go on sale in 2018. The ute will...

Datsun 1200 ute with Hakosuka Skyline front end conversion (video)

Sep 05, 2017

Here’s something a little different. It’s a Datsun 1200 ute, which is already something of a cult classic, only it features the front end of the legendary KPGC-10 Skyline ‘Hakosuka’ GT-R. The project is actually...

Ford Ranger Black Edition announced in Europe

Sep 04, 2017

Ford Europe has jumped on board the black pack bandwagon with the new Ford Ranger Black Edition. It will make its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show later this month. It’s obviously not going...

Mercedes-Benz G 300 CDI wagon & dual-cab announced for Australia

Sep 01, 2017

Following the launch of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class Professional ute introduction in Australia, the company is now offering the wagon and double-cab chassis ute version in G 300 CDI form. This is one of the most...

Hyundai pickup confirmed, new Santa Fe in 2019 – report

Aug 23, 2017

A Hyundai executive in the US has confirmed the company has given the green light for development of its first-ever pickup truck (ute). According to a recent Reuters report, Michael J. O’Brien, Hyundai’s vice president...

2017 Nissan Navara N-SPORT Black Edition now on sale in Australia

Aug 23, 2017

Nissan is the next in line to jump on board the black pack band wagon, with the introduction of the Navara N-SPORT Black Edition. Based on the top ST-X dual-cab ute, the N-SPORT Black Edition...

2018 Holden Colorado SuperUtes racer revealed

Aug 20, 2017

The Holden Colorado SuperUtes race car has been revealed, ready to enter the new motorsport category next year. The sport will see dual-cab utes tearing up race tracks around Australia, with turbo-diesel power. As we...

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...

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