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2017 Holden Trailblazer revealed, scores five-star ANCAP safety rating

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2017 Holden Trailblazer revealed, scores five-star ANCAP safety rating

The new Holden Trailblazer has been revealed today, accompanied by confirmation of top five-star safety rating with the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP)...

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2016 Foton Tunland gets kitted out for Fishing and Boating Expo
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2016 Foton Tunland gets kitted out for Fishing and Boating Expo

A fully-accessorised version of the Foton Tunland ute has been this week, which will make its Australian show debut at the National 4x4 Outdoors Show this weekend. With raised front and rear RidePro suspension, Dynamic Python alloy wheels wrapped in Toyo AT2 tyres, snorkel, canopy, Warn Winch and tow kit, the kitted-out Foton Tunland 4x4 Dual Cab looks the business...


BMW X3, X4: more than 17,000 SUVs recalled locally for ISOFIX fault
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BMW X3, X4: more than 17,000 SUVs recalled locally for ISOFIX fault

A total of 17,894 BMW X3 and X4 SUVs have been recalled locally due to a fault relating to brackets used for mounting ISOFIX-compatible child seats. Affecting 15,097 'F25' BMW X3s and 2797 'F26' BMW X4s built between December 2010 and April 2016 for the X3 and between May 2014 and April 2016 for the X4, the recall encompasses every second-generation X3 and first-generation X4 sold in Australia to date...


2016 Toyota Kluger GXL AWD Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Toyota Kluger GXL AWD Review

The 2016 Toyota Kluger still leads the seven-seat urban SUV sales charts, but with the arrival of the new Mazda CX-9, does Toyota need to lift its game to stay on top?

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Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen ranks to be bolstered by budget SUV and ute models
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Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen ranks to be bolstered by budget SUV and ute models

The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen will soon see the addition of a pair of new, more affordable models in the form of the G300 from early 2017. The new model – well, not really new, because the Gelandewagen has been around for quite some time now! – will be offered in two body styles: a single-cab-chassis utility with two seats, or a four-seat station wagon...


2015 Tesla ‘Allterrain’ speculative rendering could hint at confirmed ute
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2015 Tesla ‘Allterrain’ speculative rendering could hint at confirmed ute

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk released part two of his ‘masterplan’ for the all-electric company, which included mention of ‘a new kind of pick-up truck’. The ‘Tesla Allterrain’ concept above - a speculative rendering crafted by a former Tesla design intern - could give clues as to what this new ute may look like...


Isuzu D-Max gets pumped up with help from Iceland's Arctic Trucks
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Isuzu D-Max gets pumped up with help from Iceland's Arctic Trucks

Dig 4x4s? Dig the standard Isuzu D-Max? Then say hello to the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35. The result of a collaboration between Isuzu and Arctic Trucks – the latter being a company founded in Iceland, boasting 25 years experience developing 4x4 vehicles built to tackle “the most gruelling terrains and conditions” – the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 is a proper off-roader...


2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Review: Fraser Island weekender

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Review: Fraser Island weekender

If you’ve gone out there and bought an SUV that has actual off-roading credentials in the hope of making use of it, you may have realised after a few years of ownership that you’ve never actually put its credentials to use. This is a common case with SUV ownership, particularly with Toyota Prados that seem to live primarily in the urban sprawl...

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Land Rover reveals on- and off-road autonomous vehicle tech
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Land Rover reveals on- and off-road autonomous vehicle tech

Land Rover has previewed a handful of new technologies that will allow its vehicles to drive autonomously, both on-road and off. The company revealed its plans to create a fleet of more than 100 research vehicles by the end of the decade to test a range of ‘Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV)’ technologies...


2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is hot property among Australian buyers, but does the big pick-up really provide the best of both worlds for work and play?


Nissan Australia launches N-Sport specials: X-Trail, Navara, Juke load up with styling kit
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Nissan Australia launches N-Sport specials: X-Trail, Navara, Juke load up with styling kit

Nissan has launched a new N-Sport Special Edition range for its three most popular models - the Navara, X-Trail and Juke. The company says its N-Sport specials feature a number of locally- and factory-fitted accessories developed with “adventure and style in mind”...


Australian students beat global rivals in Land Rover 4x4 challenge
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Australian students beat global rivals in Land Rover 4x4 challenge

A team of Australian students have won the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Global Education Challenge, beating 130 other young people from 12 countries around the world to take the title. The program aims to encourage young people to pursue careers in the automotive industry, with students tasked with the design, building and testing miniature remote-controlled 4X4 vehicles and complete off-road challenges...


2016 Nissan Patrol Ti Review
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2016 Nissan Patrol Ti Review

Read the article here. The 2016 Nissan Patrol is bigger and more luxurious than any Patrol before it. We put the big petrol V8 SUV through its paces on and off road.


2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS350d Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS350d Review

The Mercedes-Benz GLS350d gets upgraded infotainment and new features but is it the S-Class of the large SUV world?

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2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport seven-seater on sale in Australia
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2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport seven-seater on sale in Australia

The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been updated this week, finally adding a seven-seat option to the family off-roader's range. Confirming our exclusive report, the updated Pajero Sport now features a seven-seat layout in high-spec grades. Customers wanting seven seats will need to opt for the mid-range GLS variant or top-spec Exceed, as the base GLX remains a five-seat-only proposition...