Utes and pickups

2019 Ford Ranger deliveries delayed, potential weld defect

Oct 19, 2018

Ford Australia is having to postpone the delivery of some 2019 Ford Ranger and Everest vehicles due to a potential build defect to do with the driveline. PerformanceDrive understands some dealers are withholding delivery of...

2019 Mitsubishi Triton debut confirmed for November 9

Oct 16, 2018

It’s been confirmed, the next-gen, 2019 Mitsubishi Triton (also called L200 overseas) will be unveiled on November 9. A teaser has been sent out to build anticipation. The Triton celebrates its 40th anniversary this year,...

Isuzu Ute celebrates 10 years in Australia this month

Oct 11, 2018

Isuzu Ute is celebrating 10 years in Australia this year, after launching Down Under in October 2008 with a dealer network of just 38. It has since expanded to a network of 140 dealerships across...

Nissan Narava Silverline & Black Edition announced

Sep 27, 2018

Nissan Australia is announcing a pair of new special edition versions of the Navara to help spice up the range, with the launch of the Silverline and the Black Edition. The Silverline is based on...

Nissan Navara Dark Sky concept shows enhancement potential

Sep 20, 2018

Nissan in the UK is showing off the enhancement potential of the Nissan Navara, unveiling the Dark Sky concept at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany. The concept was developed in the UK in collaboration...

Mitsubishi Triton celebrates 40th anniversary, new model previewed

Sep 18, 2018

The Mitsubishi Triton is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, following the launch of the first generation back in September 1978. It’s since been sold around the world badged as the Forte, L200, Mighty Max, D-50, and...

2018 RAM 1500 now on sale in Australia from $79,950

Sep 03, 2018

Looking for the ultimate towing vehicle? The 2018 RAM 1500 has arrived in Australia, as a factory-backed proposition for the popular ute segment. Perhaps more common in America, the RAM 1500 is now available for...

2018 Isuzu D-Max review – LS-T & LS-U

Aug 25, 2018

The Isuzu D-Max has come along way in just a few years, with sales creeping up far enough on the veterans that it currently sits in as the fifth favourite (July VFACTS) among new ute...

2019 Toyota HiLux officially announced with updated look

Aug 24, 2018

Toyota Australia has revealed a string of mild updates for the HiLux SR and SR5 models, including styling changes and hardware revisions. The official announcement confirms a report we published a few weeks ago on...

Isuzu’s Team D-Max creates monster Concept X off-roaders

Aug 22, 2018

Isuzu has shown off two radical design concepts that take the D-Max and MU-X and transforms them with the off-roading equivalent of anabolic steroids. Welcome to the Concept X, a collection of two of the...

2018 SsangYong Musso on sale in Australia in November

Aug 13, 2018

The dual-cab ute segment is about to expand in Australia with the launch of the all-new 2018 SsangYong Musso. It’s sure to go down well with buyers as the segment is pretty much bursting at...

Holden Colorado Z71 Xtreme limited edition announced

Aug 09, 2018

To help contend with the range of uber-rugged dual-cab utes that are popping up lately, Holden is introducing the new Colorado Z71 Xtreme special edition that’s inspired by the heavy-duty concept car of the same...

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