Utes and pickups

2021 Mazda BT-50 prices confirmed for Australia

Sep 22, 2020

While plenty of details have been released about the all-new 2021 Mazda BT-50, including some of the accessories that will be available, Mazda Australia is today confirming the complete price range ahead its market launch...

2021 Ford Ranger FX4 MAX now on sale in Australia

Sep 21, 2020

Following the announcement of the 2020-2021 Ford Ranger update, the local arm is now introducing a new Ranger FX4 MAX variant. It’s inspired by the hardcore Ranger Raptor. This is the first FX4 MAX offered,...

2021 Isuzu D-Max does 0-100km/h in under 10 seconds (video)

Sep 18, 2020

Yep, the new 2021 Isuzu D-Max does 0-100km/h in under 10 seconds. Obviously acceleration is not primarily what dual-cab diesel utes are designed for, but busy tradies will be pleased to hear the new model...

Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup rendered, based on new Tucson NX4

Sep 18, 2020

Now that we know what the new Hyundai Tucson looks like, we now have a bit of an idea what the upcoming Santa Cruz pickup could look like. A designer has just produced some crisp...

2021 Isuzu D-Max awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Sep 16, 2020

ANCAP has handed out a five-star safety rating for the just-launched 2021 Isuzu D-Max, making it the first locally-tested vehicle under the latest testing protocols. Isuzu only launched the new model earlier this month, but...

First 2021 Mazda BT-50 examples land in Australia

Sep 11, 2020

The first examples of the much-anticipated 2021 Mazda BT-50 have physically landed in Australia, arriving at a port in Brisbane for preparations before they are sent off to various dealerships around the country ahead of...

Australian vehicle sales for August 2020 (VFACTS)

Sep 04, 2020

August 2020 VFACTS figures show there is no sign of recovery yet, with new vehicle registrations down an alarming 20.4 per cent year-to-date (YTD). The start of the new financial year usually sees some decline,...

Mazda Australia confirms accessories for 2021 BT-50

Aug 31, 2020

Utes buyers will soon be spoiled for choice in Australia, with a number of brand new models hitting the local market in the next couple of months. Mazda Australia is preparing its offering, the 2021...

Hyundai Santa Cruz prototype ute spotted with production body?

Aug 28, 2020

The much-anticipated Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup has been spotted in prototype form in the USA. And it’s the most revealing prototype we’ve seen, with some of the body and design details shown in broad daylight....

2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak, Raptor update announced for Australia

Aug 26, 2020

With so many new utes arriving on the market lately, Ford isn’t wanting to miss out on the action. Today Ford has announced the 2020 update for the top Ranger Raptor and Ranger Wildtrak, while...

Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series updated for 2020, adds touchscreen

Aug 24, 2020

The iconic and simply legendary Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series is receiving a mild refresh for 2020, introducing a new multimedia system and even satellite navigation. A string of updates have also been announced for the...

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor prototype spotted, V8 sound? (video)

Aug 19, 2020

Following the reveal of the fourteenth-generation 2021 Ford F-150 in June, it looks like Ford engineers are now preparing the 2021 F-150 Raptor. A prototype was recently spotted in the USA, producing what could be...