Utes and pickups

2020 Chevrolet Silverado revealed, debuts tough new look

Dec 05, 2018

Chevrolet has pulled the covers off the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD ahead of its official debut in February. The company claims the new model is the most capable and most advanced Silverado yet. Showcasing...

Hyundai pickup design finished, 2020 production likely – report

Dec 04, 2018

Hyundai’s long-rumoured plans for a pickup truck are coming to the pointy end, with a report out of Europe finding some confirmation for a market entry planned for around 2020. Speaking with Autocar recently in...

2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup revealed via leaked images

Nov 15, 2018

The first images of the new Jeep Gladiator pickup have surfaced online, essentially confirming the name for the new body style for the iconic off-roader. Previously thought to be named the Jeep Scambler, the Gladiator...

2019 Mitsubishi Triton unveiled with tougher look

Nov 09, 2018

As promised, the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton makes its debut today. It has just been unveiled in Bangkok, Thailand, where it is badged as the 2019 Mitsubishi L200. The 2019 Triton showcases a fresh new exterior...

HSV SportCat R special edition on sale from $65,990

Nov 09, 2018

HSV is announcing a new special edition version of the SportsCat, called the SportsCat R. It comes in at the perfect time, as more and more dual-cab 4×4 utes hit the market in special edition...

Toyota HiLux GR Sport announced for Latin America

Nov 08, 2018

Toyota’s Gazoo Racing motorsport partner has turned its attention to the trusty HiLux, creating a unique edition which has just made its debut at the Sao Paulo motor show in Brazil. Welcome to the Toyota...

Jeep Wrangler Scrambler pickup debut confirmed for LA show

Nov 02, 2018

Jeep will unveil the long-rumoured Wrangler pickup truck at the Los Angeles Auto Show at the end of the month. It’s set to be called the Jeep Scrambler. The news stems from a press release...

RAM 2500, 3500 recalled, steering could “turn in the wrong direction”

Nov 01, 2018

For the second time this week RAM, via its local importer American Special Vehicles, has issued a safety recall for its 2500 and 3500 trucks. This time the potential issue is down to the steering....

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...

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