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Ford Ranger 4x4 XL Plus expands ute line-up

The local Ford Ranger line-up has been expanded with the addition of the new fleet-focused four-wheel-drive XL Plus variant...

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Subaru Liberty :: sedan only for new-generation mid-size model
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Subaru Liberty : sedan only for new-generation mid-size model

The new-generation Subaru Liberty will only come as a sedan, a senior engineer from the Japanese company has indicated to CarAdvice at the 2014 New York auto show. Masayuki Uchida, senior project general manager of the Subaru Legacy concept, spoke with CarAdvice at the reveal of the new Subaru Outback at the New York show, where he stated the brand’s medium car range will be offered only as a sedan, with wagon duties being taken care of by the new Outback and smaller Levorg model...


2015 Subaru Outback revealed
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2015 Subaru Outback revealed

The all-new 2015 Subaru Outback has been revealed at the 2014 New York auto show, 20 years after the first ever Outback model was revealed in the Big Apple. The new Subaru crossover wagon carries more of the XV-style body cladding that we've come to expect, with new dark plastic protection plastics on the body sills and front and rear bumper bars...


BMW X range set to expand even further
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BMW X range set to expand even further

BMW is looking to expand its X range of SUVs even further. BMW revealed the new X4 coupe-style SUV at the 2014 New York auto show overnight, bringing the brand's high-rider range to a total of five (X1, X3, X4, X5, X6), while a new X7 has also been confirmed to take on the likes of the Range Rover and Mercedes-Benz's GL-Class from 2017...


Land Rover Defender : new-generation model set to include ute variant
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Land Rover Defender : new-generation model set to include ute variant

The next-generation Land Rover Defender has plenty of roles to fill when it finally makes it to production, and one of them could well be a ute or pickup variant. Jaguar Land Rover global operations director Phil Popham told CarAdvice that the new-generation Defender model - which was previewed in 2011 by the DC100 concept and is expected to be revealed in 2015 in production form - has its work cut out for it...


2015 Nissan Navara : New-generation ute expected to spawn rugged SUV
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2015 Nissan Navara : New-generation ute expected to spawn rugged SUV

The next-generation 2015 Nissan Navara may spawn a rough-and-tumble off-road SUV. Nissan global chief planning officer Andy Palmer indicated to CarAdvice at the New York auto show that there's potential for a rugged seven-seat SUV in the vain of the Holden Colorado 7, Isuzu MU-X, Mitsubishi Challenger and upcoming Ford Everest and similar to the existing Navara-based Pathfinder which has been replaced by a softer, family-focused SUV...


Land Rover develops secret off-road technology
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Land Rover develops secret off-road technology

Land Rover has developed groundbreaking new technology that could mean the end of vehicles becoming bogged off road, CarAdvice can reveal. The heavily patented system uses a highly complex algorithm that marries the anti-lock brakes (ABS) with the traction control to carefully regulate the amount of torque to each individual wheel...


Land Rover reveals virtual Transparent Bonnet technology
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Land Rover reveals virtual Transparent Bonnet technology

Land Rover has revealed new augmented reality technology that effectively makes a car’s bonnet ‘see-through’, allowing under-car terrain to be ‘virtually’ visible from inside the cabin...


2015 Subaru Outback teased
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2015 Subaru Outback teased

The all-new sixth-generation Subaru Outback has been teased ahead of its New York auto show reveal later this month. Shown in a single teaser image, the US-specification Subaru Outback shares much with the Subaru Levorg wagon concept – first seen at the 2013 Tokyo motor show – including its three-slatted grille, headlights, bonnet creases and wing mirrors...


2014 Nissan X-Trail : The Quick Guide
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2014 Nissan X-Trail : The Quick Guide

The third-generation Nissan X-Trail is now on sale in Australia starting at $27,990. The 2014 X-Trail is built on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s new Common Module Platform, which is longer, wider and taller than the old model, but also offers, for the first time, a seven-seat option that effectively replaces the outgoing Nissan Dualis+2...


2014 Nissan X-Trail Review
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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review

Nissan's third-generation X-Trail represents a big departure from Nissan's previous design language. It also gets a seven-seat option and loads more kit.


Porsche Cayenne Diesel Review
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Porsche Cayenne Diesel Review

Does the Porsche emblem on the bonnet of the Cayenne Diesel still make this SUV a proper Porsche?


Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over brake problem
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Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over brake problem

A number of Jeep Grand Cherokee models have been recalled in Australia due to a fault related to the SUVs braking system. A total of 648 Jeep Grand Cherokees built between October 11, 2011 and October 1, 2012 have been recalled to repair a defect with the vehicles’ Ready Alert Braking System (RAB) that could result in increased stopping distances...


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

We drive the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV with some surprising results...


Range Rover Sport :: week with Review
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Range Rover Sport : week with Review

James Ward gets intimate over a week with the flagship Range Rover Sport...


Mitsubishi confirms more plug-in hybrid SUVs
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Mitsubishi confirms more plug-in hybrid SUVs

The next-generation Mitsubishi Pajero and Mitsubishi ASX will both be offered with PHEV plug-in hybrid electric versions, the Japanese company has confirmed. The announcement was made at the local launch of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, with Mitsubishi Australia referring to the new plug-in hybrid SUV as "the beginning of a new era" for the Japanese manufacturer and a vehicle that points to "the advanced technology direction of its future product portfolio"...


2014 BMW X5 Review
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2014 BMW X5 Review

Cheaper variants are on the way, but the BMW X5 xDrive30d remains a strong performer against stiff competition in the luxury SUV market.


BMW X4 :: baby X6 here third quarter
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BMW X4 : baby X6 here third quarter

Combining coupe-like styling with off-road qualities in a compact SUV, the BMW X4 reaches local shores later this year. Set to sit above its X3 base car, the 4671mm long BMW X4 aims to mirror the role of the X6 to the X5. Measuring 14mm longer and 51mm lower than the X3, the X4 rides on an identical 2810mm wheelbase albeit positioned 36mm closer to the ground...


Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Review
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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Review

While it may not have the cachet of its European rivals, it's just as quick and an absolute bargain in comparison.


Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : rugged wagon variant on local radar
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Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : rugged wagon variant on local radar

A hard-wearing, high-riding Volkswagen Golf Alltrack variant will join the German manufacturer's popular small car line-up, and the local division is keen to introduce the wagon-based model to Australia. Confirming plans for the rugged Golf wagon, Volkswagen Australia communications general manager Karl Gehling told CarAdvice the forthcoming Golf Alltrack is one of the variants under consideration for our market...