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2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 unveiled, here in Q3

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2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 unveiled, here in Q3

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the 2019 G63, set to arrive in Australia during the third quarter of this year. Like the 'regular' G-Class unveiled last year, the new G63 is longer (101mm), wider (121 mm) and taller (40mm) than its predecessor, with a design best described as evolutionary...

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2018 HSV Colorado SportsCat pricing and specs
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2018 HSV Colorado SportsCat pricing and specs

Pricing and specifications for the new HSV Colorado SportsCat range have been released this week, with the modified ute priced from $60,790 before on-road costs. Based on the Holden Colorado ute, the HSV SportsCat features a range of cosmetic and chassis upgrades, though there aren't any boosts to the power and torque figures of the 147kW/500Nm 2...


VIDEO: Range Rover Sport PHEV tackles 999 stairs in China
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VIDEO: Range Rover Sport PHEV tackles 999 stairs in China

Land Rover loves bragging about the off-road prowess of its range. Now, it's showing off the capabilities of the Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid. In the above video, the British marque sends the face-lifted Sport PHEV up China's Tianmen Mountain Road – known as the Dragon Road, one of the world's most challenging sections of tarmac – before climbing 999 steps to reach the Heaven's Gate rock arch...


Nissan Armada Snow Patrol revealed
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Nissan Armada Snow Patrol revealed

The Nissan Armada Snow Patrol has been revealed this week for the Chicago motor show, taking the company's flagship SUV to new heights. Revealed alongside the bonkers 370Zki, the Armada (Patrol) features an array of off-road and snow-focused upgrades to make it the ultimate snowmobile...


2018 Jeep Cherokee review
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2018 Jeep Cherokee review

The polarising front end is gone, but the same two engines remain. The 2018 Jeep Cherokee is 'same same but different'. It still has the chops, though, to appeal to buyers in the medium SUV segment. See the full article here.  ...


2014-18 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk recalled for recovery straps
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2014-18 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk recalled for recovery straps

The 2014-18 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk is affected by a recall involving recovery straps that do not comply with the labelling requirements of Australian law. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), parent company of Jeep, reports that the incorrect labelling could lead consumers using the strap in an "unsafe manner"...


Land Rover Defender Works V8 revealed
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Land Rover Defender Works V8 revealed

Land Rover has taken the wraps off a very special creation this week - the Defender Works V8 - as part of its 70th birthday celebrations. Featuring a 297kW/515Nm 5.0-litre naturally aspirated V8 engine under the bonnet, the special-edition model is both the most powerful and fastest Defender ever made - it can even sprint from 0-60mph (0-96km/h) in just 5...


Land Rover begins preservation work on original 4x4
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Land Rover begins preservation work on original 4x4

Land Rover has begun restoring one of its first prototypes to celebrate its 70th anniversary. The public first saw the iconic off-roader at the 1948 Amsterdam motor show, where three of the pre-production models were on display. Since its unveiling at the show, the rare Land Rover was driven until the '60s, then sat unloved in a Welsh paddock until the '80s...


2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class revealed
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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class revealed

The new-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been officially revealed and detailed at this week's Detroit motor show, ahead of an Australian launch in the third quarter of this year - likely making it a 2019 model by then. We've already seen the new G-Wagen inside and out through various sets of leaked online images, so the overall design doesn't offer too many surprises - though it was never going to be anything other than an evolutionary look...


Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged, Rugged X announced for Australia
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Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged, Rugged X announced for Australia

The Toyota HiLux range will be bolstered by a trio of new variants in the second quarter of 2018, in the form of the Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X. Pitched as three different flagship models, each new variant has a different flavour, though all sport features that increase the Japanese ute's off-road protection, recovery and functionality...


Editor's Pick: 2017 Iveco Daily 4x4 review
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Editor's Pick: 2017 Iveco Daily 4x4 review

See the full article here. When you think rugged off-road vehicles, one of the last ones that comes to mind, for most people, is the Iveco Daily 4x4. As we find out here, it ought to be on your consideration list.


Toyota LandCruiser gets Vilner makeover
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Toyota LandCruiser gets Vilner makeover

The Toyota LandCruiser has been given a plush makeover by aftermarket trim specialists, Vilner. Based on a V8 turbo-diesel LandCruiser, the black-on-red SUV definitely has an imposing presence, but we'll let you decide whether it's a good look or not. Most of the changes have been made on the inside, including Bordeaux-coloured leather and Alcantara upholstery, front seats from an 'E60' BMW 5 Series, and a re-trimmed steering wheel...


2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class teased
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2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class teased

The new-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been previewed in a short clip on social media, accompanied by new images of the upcoming off-roader's interior. Shared on the Mercedes-Benz Facebook page, the 15-second clip briefly shows the G-Class's wheel, lower front bumper, and interior...


Mazda BT-50 recalled over fire risk - UPDATE
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Mazda BT-50 recalled over fire risk - UPDATE

Approximately 20,000 Mazda BT-50 utes has been recalled over concerns grass and other debris could accumulate in the underbody, potentially posing a fire hazard. Owners are warned that driving over high grass - particularly dried-out grass - can cause the buildup of debris, and come into contact with the vehicle's exhaust system...


2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class interior revealed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class interior revealed

Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the cabin of the 2018 G-Class in full. As we learned from leaked images last month, the totally-redesigned cabin has been dragged, kicking and screaming, in line with the wider Mercedes-Benz range. There's stylish circular air vents, a dual-screen infotainment system and digital instrument binnacle, along with new steering wheel controls from the S-Class...


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...


2017 LDV D90 pricing and specs
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2017 LDV D90 pricing and specs

Local details for the 2017 LDV D90 have been revealed this week, with the Chinese SUV to kick off from $36,990 drive-away. Serving as the brand's flagship, the D90 is a full-size seven-seater to challenge the likes of the Mazda CX-9, Toyota Kluger and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport...


1981 Toyota LandCruiser FJ gets a modern makeover
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1981 Toyota LandCruiser FJ gets a modern makeover

A 1981 Toyota LandCruiser FJ43 has been restored and made over by FJ Company in Japan, bringing a modern touch to the iconic off-roading vehicle. The rare two-door was driven by the same owner since new, with the 90-year old American giving up his car as he can no longer drive...


Jeep Wrangler Old v New: Styling face-off
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Jeep Wrangler Old v New: Styling face-off

The new-generation 2018 Jeep Wrangler has now been revealed inside and out, but many will have trouble picking the difference between the old and new models. While full details about the new-generation off-roader won't be revealed until the Los Angeles motor show at the end of the month, we do know the new Wrangler will offer an evolved look, a more contemporary and higher-quality cabin, and Jeep's latest infotainment system...


2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class spied during testing
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2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class spied during testing

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been snapped with minimal camouflage during development testing, giving us a peek at the new car alongside its predecessor. Set to launch next year, the completely overhauled G-Class – or G-Wagen as it's affectionately known – will be wider and more spacious, with a greater focus on road driving...