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2017 Nissan Navara ST-X N-Sport Black Edition review

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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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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...


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...


LDV T60 Off Road ute confirmed
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LDV T60 Off Road ute confirmed

A high-riding, off-road-ready version of the 2018 LDV T60 ute has been confirmed. It is expected that the flagship model will be a production-ready version of the LDV T60 Off Road - a sort-of Ranger Wildtrak model to the Chinese brand's brigade of utes, offering buyers a range-topping model that has rough-and-tumble looks and extra all-terrain cred...


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk review
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk review

See the full article here. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk isn’t a wolf in sheep’s clothing. No, wolves aren’t anywhere near savage enough for what we have on our hands here.


Volkswagen Amarok V6: World Time Attack contender in the works
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Volkswagen Amarok V6: World Time Attack contender in the works

Volkswagen Australia is calling on its apprentices to prepare a race-ready version of the Amarok V6 ute for this year's World Time Attack Challenge next month. If you've been wondering what Volkswagen's response to news of the upcoming Ford Ranger Raptor would be, this might be it.  But wait, it gets crazier...


LDV aiming for '10 per cent' of ute market
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LDV aiming for '10 per cent' of ute market

The 2018 LDV T60 may have only just launched in Australia, but it's clear the company has high hopes for its first-ever ute. Among the objectives is an ambitious goal to achieve "10 per cent" market share in the ute segment, according to the head of LDV, SAIC Motor vice president Lan Qingsong, who spoke with Australian media at the local debut of the 2018 LDV T60 in Sydney...


2018 LDV T60 pricing and specs
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2018 LDV T60 pricing and specs

The newest ute on the market has arrived, with the Chinese-made 2018 LDV T60 having hit Aussie shores with plenty of equipment and attractive pricing. The all-new LDV ute is initially going to be sold in two spec levels only - the entry-level Pro (shown here in white) and the high-spec Luxe (in red), both of which have heaps of standard gear fitted...


Chasing Jewfish in the Isuzu D-Max
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Chasing Jewfish in the Isuzu D-Max

Jewfish are one of the most iconic fish on the east coast of Australia and can be notoriously difficult to catch. They inhabit a wide range of habitats and can be found offshore and in coastal estuaries, but there’s nothing quite like catching them off the beach or rocky coastal headlands. It’s a challenge like no other...


2017 Nissan Navara ST-X review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Nissan Navara ST-X review

The Nissan Navara dual-cab separates itself from the crowd with coil springs at the rear and with the Series II upgrades, it's supposed to be even better than the first version.

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$55,490

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio local details - UPDATE
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio local details - UPDATE

Update: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has confirmed that the specifications initially listed for the 2.2-litre diesel engine were incorrect. See article for details. The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio range will start arriving in showrooms toward the end of quarter one next year, with two new engine variants and a high-performance Quadrifoglio variant to follow, the Italian marque has confirmed...


2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio review

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is the Italian marque's first salvo in the SUV segment and it will go up against some of the most popular vehicles in Australia when it lands early in 2018.


2002-2016 Toyota LandCruiser recalled for airbag fix
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2002-2016 Toyota LandCruiser recalled for airbag fix

Toyota has issued a recall for 32 examples of its Landcruiser 100 Series and 200 Series over concerns the airbag assemblies may not be to correct specifications. According to the Japanese automaker, the inflators may pose an increased risk of injury to the vehicle's occupants in the event of a collision...