8th Annual FJ Summit Review

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8th Annual FJ Summit Review

The FJ Summit is the largest annual gathering of FJ fans anywhere in the world. Every year, they flock to beautiful Ouray in Colorado to head off road and get down and dirty in their FJ Cruisers.

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FJ Summit 8: Ouray, Colorado

FJ Summit 8: Ouray, Colorado

Few countries organise a gathering of like-minded enthusiasts with the verve and commitment of the Americans. The subject matter or object of affection is almost irrelevant. The best motoring events (of any kind) I’ve attended have almost all been in the USA. One such event that CarAdvice was recently lucky enough to attend was the annual FJ Summit in stunning Ouray, Colorado...

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2014 Subaru XV Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Subaru XV Review

The Subaru XV is one of the top-selling small SUVs on the market. Matt Campbell sees how it stacks up in light of new rivals.

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review: off-road
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review: off-road

Will the new Cherokee Trailhawk satisfy the Jeep faithful?

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Porsche Macan v BMW X4 : Comparison review
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Porsche Macan v BMW X4 : Comparison review

Who will it be, the all-new Porsche Macan, or the BMW X4 for the title of best sporty SUV under 100k...


2016 Chevrolet Niva teased
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2016 Chevrolet Niva teased

The 2016 Chevrolet Niva is a rugged new baby SUV for Russia - and perhaps the rest of the world - that been teased ahead of the 2014 Moscow motor show. Inspired by the iconic Russian off-roader, the Lada Niva, the new-generation Chevrolet Niva - which will be revealed on August 27 in Russia - is said to "be the perfect choice for buyers who love their country and want to enjoy its vast open spaces at any time of the year"...


2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude : Clean tailgate for special edition SUV
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2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude : Clean tailgate for special edition SUV

The special edition Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude has been introduced sporting a clean tailgate design for the first time in the model’s 18-year history in Australia. Unlike the standard Prado that has its spare tyre fixed to the rear door, the 2014 Prado Altitude’s spare is located out of sight underneath the vehicle as it is on European-specification models...


Toyota FJ Cruiser Off-Road Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Toyota FJ Cruiser Off-Road Review

The Toyota FJ Cruiser might be winding up in the States, but it's very much alive in Australia.

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Next Land Rover Defender design finalised - report
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Next Land Rover Defender design finalised - report

The design of the new-generation Land Rover Defender has reportedly been finalised after years in the studio. According to Autocar, the British manufacturer says the new Defender will look nothing like the DC100 concepts (above) it unleashed three years ago to start the conversation about the 21st century version of its iconic off-roader...


2015 Skoda Superb 4x4 Outdoor Limited Edition: Pricing for rugged wagon revealed
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2015 Skoda Superb 4x4 Outdoor Limited Edition: Pricing for rugged wagon revealed

The new Skoda Superb 4x4 Outdoor Limited Edition is coming to Australia, with a price tag of $55,690 driveaway. The Superb 4x4 Outdoor model is designed to offer buyers a more rugged looking version of the standard Superb, but with a four-wheel drive system to help it live up to its biff-and-bash cladded body. In short, it has the Subaru Outback squarely in its sights...


Holden Colorado Review : Walkinshaw Xtreme Low Rider
Rating: 710 /10
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Holden Colorado Review : Walkinshaw Xtreme Low Rider

The Walkinshaw Colorado Xtreme Low Rider improves the Holden Colorado's dynamics no end, but is that enough...


2015 Range Rover Sport SVR revealed
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2015 Range Rover Sport SVR revealed

The all-new Range Rover Sport SVR has been revealed, with the sporty high-rider becoming the quickest and most powerful model ever for the Land Rover brand. It's the first model from Jaguar Land Rover's newly developed Special Vehicle Operations division, which has been established to take on the likes of BMW’s M Division and Mercedes-Benz performance arm AMG...


Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland : Long-term review one
Rating: 810 /10
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland : Long-term review one

We've taken delivery of one of the most popular SUVs on the market as our latest long-term test car - the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Land Rover Discovery XXV: Weekend With
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Land Rover Discovery XXV: Weekend With

As a large family hauler the Land Rover Discovery XXV special edition offers luxury for seven people as well as off-road performance.


Nissan admits quality problems with existing Navara, promises new model will improve
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Nissan admits quality problems with existing Navara, promises new model will improve

The current-generation Nissan Navara has something of a bad reputation in terms of its reliability and quality, but the Japanese brand promises the new-generation model will be better. Nissan global chief of product planning, Keno Kato, says the company has made quality at the forefront for the new D23 Navara. “Quality is a highest priority...


Nissan Navara-based SUV firms for possible 2015 debut
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Nissan Navara-based SUV firms for possible 2015 debut

The likelihood of an SUV spin-off of the new Nissan Navara ute appears to have stepped up a notch. Earlier this year at the New York auto show, Nissan chief Andy Palmer hinted at the possibility of a rugged off-road SUV, likely with seven seats, to take on the likes of the Isuzu MU-X, Holden Colorado 7, Mitsubishi Challenger and upcoming Ford Everest...


2015 Nissan Navara Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Nissan Navara Review

Matt Campbell comes to grips with the all-new Nissan Navara in the forest in northern Thailand.


Suzuki Grand Vitara replacement still a few years away
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Suzuki Grand Vitara replacement still a few years away

A replacement for the nine-year-old Suzuki Grand Vitara remains several years away from launch, according to the general manager of the company’s local operations.  The company remains confident, however, that the model’s renowned off-road prowess — widely regarded among the best in segment — and loyal clientele should see it continue to pick up sales into its 10th year on sale and well beyond...


2015 Nissan Navara: Japanese brand open to sharing new ute with Renault
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2015 Nissan Navara: Japanese brand open to sharing new ute with Renault

A Renault-badged spinoff of the all-new 2015 Nissan Navara could become a reality. Keno Kato, Nissan corporate vice president product planning, told CarAdvice at the launch of the all-new Navara that building another version of the new ute under the Renault-Nissan Alliance is possible if the situation would prove to be a "win-win"...


How to fit snow chains
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How to fit snow chains

With record snowfalls this year, it has never been more tempting to pack the car and head for the mountains. As the weather can be unpredictable, you may need to fit your snow chains. James Ward runs through the steps to ensure you stay safe in snow and icy conditions.