Utes and pickups

All-new 2020 Isuzu D-Max revealed; more power, updated platform

Oct 12, 2019

The all-new 2020 Isuzu D-Max has been unveiled in Thailand, debuting a fresh platform. It brings in a range of major technology, safety, and conveniences improvements. Hardware changes also mean the new model is more...

2020 Nissan Navara N-TREK Warrior confirmed, developed in Australia

Oct 10, 2019

Nissan Australia has developed an extra-rugged version of the Navara based on the N-TREK, called the N-TREK Warrior. It will go on sale in December this year as the new flagship model. Think of its...

2020 Mitsubishi Triton updates announced for Australia

Oct 04, 2019

Some updates have been announced for one of Australia’s most popular utes. Introducing the 2020 Mitsubishi Triton. Headlining the update is a boost in off-road capability for the mid-range models. Mitsubishi Australia says it has...

2020 Holden Colorado now with 7 years free servicing, limited time

Oct 01, 2019

Holden has announced a segment-shocking seven years free scheduled servicing for the Colorado 4×4 range in Australia, giving customers complete peace of mind in regards to running costs. The offer is for a limited time...

Bollinger B1 SUV, B2 pickup revealed, ready for production

Sep 30, 2019

Remember the Bollinger B1 fully electric rugged SUV? That was just a prototype. Now, the Detroit-based company has revealed the production-ready versions of the B1 SUV and the B2 pickup. These are clearly pitched as...

Suzuki Jimny dual-cab ute envisioned as perfect plucky workhorse

Sep 27, 2019

Consider your mind blown. Imagine if Suzuki made a dual-cab pickup/ute version of the Jimny. Well, so we don’t have to strain our tired little brains, somebody has done the honours of doing the imagining...

Subaru Australia “very interested” in a ute and 7-seat Ascent SUV

Sep 27, 2019

It’s fairly easy to see the current Subaru product lineup in Australia does have a few holes in it. There is no compact SUV or city car, and, perhaps more crucially, there is no seven-seat...

Hyundai ute could adopt 3.3 twin-turbo V6, Ranger Raptor rival?

Sep 18, 2019

It’s no secret Hyundai is strongly considering the introduction of an all-new ute, which is expected to arrive in Australia within the next two years. But what we’ve heard is the local arm wants decent...

2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrak X announced for Australia

Sep 05, 2019

Sitting somewhere in between the Ranger Wildtrak and the Ranger Raptor, Ford Australia has announced the Ranger Wildtrak X. This is no doubt looking to tackle the likes of the Toyota HiLux Rugged X. Think...

Toyota planning Gazoo Racing variant for all core models

Aug 10, 2019

Toyota’s Gazoo Racing is set to launch a sport version of every core model in the showroom, including some hybrid models, a company executive has revealed. If you haven’t heard of Gazoo Racing, it’s the...

delta4x4 gives Mercedes-Benz X-Class added toughness

Aug 09, 2019

We don’t seem many tuning upgrades for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, perhaps because there aren’t many X-Class utes around. However, German firm delta4x4 has just finished off a fairly extensive project. Taking an X350d as a...

2019 Nissan Navara N-TREK now on sale in Australia

Aug 07, 2019

Everyone loves a good special edition. And Nissan Australia has just come up with a great one for the Navara dual-cab ute. Welcome to the Nissan Navara N-TREK. The N-TEK follows on from the popularity...