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2018 Maserati Levante S review

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2018 Maserati Levante S review

Finally, the Levante gets an engine befitting the Maserati badge and the diesel haters can stop their whining. Can a twin-turbo petrol V6 get the job done though?

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Kahn Design teases Flying Huntsman 6x6 Soft Top
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Kahn Design teases Flying Huntsman 6x6 Soft Top

British tuning company Kahn Design has teased its next model, a drop-top version of its Flying Huntsman 6x6. Set to be the third variant of the Flying Huntsman family, the 6x6 Soft Top is - like its siblings - based on the Land Rover Defender. The new model looks to be a competitor for Mercedes-Maybach's G650 Landaulet, which also fuses retro-off-roader styling with a soft-top rear roof, along with a plush interior...


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited review
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited review

Following on from our taste of the SRT, we take a look at the petrol V6 engine to see if it makes sense within the broad Jeep Grand Cherokee range.


Land Rover says new Defender will polarise opinion
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Land Rover says new Defender will polarise opinion

Land Rover design chief, Gerry McGovern, has perhaps one of the most unenviable tasks in automotive design – designing an all-new version of the iconic Land Rover Defender. Speaking to Australian media at the Los Angeles Motor Show, McGovern suggested purists might not like what they see. “I love the fact that all these people are enthusiastic about it,” McGovern said...


2018 Jeep Wrangler details and specs
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2018 Jeep Wrangler details and specs

The seventh-generation Jeep Wrangler has been unveiled at the Los Angeles motor show, ahead of an Australian launch late in 2018. The new SUV is larger than before, with a bigger wheelbase, and will be offered in three variants (Sport, Overland and Rubicon) with a choice of 2.2-litre diesel or new-generation 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engines...


Isuzu could have more in store for "under-stressed" diesel
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Isuzu could have more in store for "under-stressed" diesel

Isuzu Ute Australia has hinted at the performance potential lurking within the 3.0-litre diesel engine in the MU-X SUV and D-Max ute. Speaking to CarAdvice, Mark Harman, PR and sponsorship manager at Isuzu Ute Australia, said the extra torque on offer in the 3...


2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT review

With the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, the company has a large SUV that can take on most comers in performance stakes, and also presents solid value for money.


2018 LDV T60 review
Rating: 710 /10
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2018 LDV T60 review

With the local launch of the LDV T60, the Chinese auto giant SAIC is making a big play for Australia's booming ute segment. But is the company's first dual-cab 4x4 good enough to mix it with the established players?


2017 Isuzu MU-X off-road review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Isuzu MU-X off-road review

Rugged, reliable and hearty – the Isuzu MU-X ticks all the right boxes. But, how does it fare when it's taken off-road? Paul Maric finds out.

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$52,400

2017 Nissan Navara ST-X N-Sport Black Edition review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Nissan Navara ST-X N-Sport Black Edition review

The latest in a long line of special edition dual-cab 4x4 utes is this, the 2017 Nissan Navara ST-X N-Sport Black Edition. It's pretty good, too.

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$54,490 - $56,990

Volkswagen Amarok towing challenge – from Perth to Sydney with a ’69 Beetle on the back

Volkswagen Amarok towing challenge – from Perth to Sydney with a ’69 Beetle on the back

It sounds like the dream road trip of so many Australians – Perth to Sydney, the Nullarbor, the Great Australian Bight. The Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The West Coast to the East Coast. The great Australian road trip. It felt like a dream. Or, more correctly, like a blur, because I just completed this famed cross-country jaunt in only four-and-a-half days...


2017 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS towing review

2017 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS towing review

We’ve extensively tested the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport over the few years it has been on sale in Australia. We’ve tested it around town and on the freeway, on country back roads, gravel tracks and even over some pretty treacherous terrain off-road. We’ve compared the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport against key rivals such as the Holden Trailblazer and Toyota Fortuner, among others, and it has impressed us time and time again...

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$48,500

Toyota HiLux gets mega makeover courtesy of Carlex design
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Toyota HiLux gets mega makeover courtesy of Carlex design

Polish car modification company Carlex mightn't be a household name in Australia, but the Toyota HiLux certainly is - and what you see here is the culmination of the two. The Toyota HiLux Hilly from Carlex's Pickup Design workshop apparently showcases what happens when a bunch of car-mad modders get their hands on a tough dual-cab ute and let their imaginations run wild...


2017 Mazda BT-50 XTR dual-cab review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Mazda BT-50 XTR dual-cab review

The Mazda BT-50 XTR is a value packed alternative to those wanting to save a little bit of money over the most expensive dual-cab in the Japanese manufacturer's ute range.

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$52,490

Rezvani Tank: 373kW off-roader revealed
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Rezvani Tank: 373kW off-roader revealed

The Rezvani Tank has been revealed this week, becoming the second model in the small-volume American company's line-up. Pitched as an Xtreme Utility Vehicle (XUV), the Tank is a military-inspired off-roader that looks like it belongs in a Transformers movie...


2018 Nissan Patrol pricing and specs
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2018 Nissan Patrol pricing and specs

Australian pricing and details for the 2018 Nissan Patrol have been handed down today, marking its first major change since the middle of 2015. Back then, the biggest change was in the accounting books, with a huge $23,400 cut from the newly entry-level Ti model for a new $69,990 number, while the top-spec Ti-L benefited from an even bigger $27,500 cut to $86,990...


2017 Land Rover Discovery TD6 HSE Luxury review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Land Rover Discovery TD6 HSE Luxury review

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury is a departure from its roots - but is that a good thing, or a bad thing? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$117,461

The Shortlist: Seven-seat AWD SUV, decent towing capacity and good ownership prospects

The Shortlist: Seven-seat AWD SUV, decent towing capacity and good ownership prospects

Jacques is looking at a new family SUV to replace his ageing Volvo XC90, which has developed a few problems in recent times. Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision...


2018 LDV D90: Australian details
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2018 LDV D90: Australian details

Initial details for the 2018 LDV D90 have been revealed ahead of its launch on November 15. Both two- and four-wheel drive versions will be offered locally, along with three trim levels - all featuring seven seats. Headlining features include the availability of autonomous emergency braking (AEB), forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, a 12...


Ford Everest Titanium gets new wheel option for off-road comfort
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Ford Everest Titanium gets new wheel option for off-road comfort

The Ford Everest Titanium now offers the option of a smaller 18-inch wheel and tyre package for those who want all the features and technology of the flagship variant with the full off-road ability of lower-spec versions. Available at no extra cost, the 18 by 8.0-inch wheels have increased tyre sidewall compared to the standard 20-inch wheels, and the package also includes a full-size alloy spare wheel...