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It doesn't sell nearly as well as the LandCruiser, but the Patrol still makes a strong case.
Is this the biggest and baddest 4x4 money can buy?
I didn’t know what to call this piece for a while. I just called it ‘Land Rover rant’ most of the time, as I wrote a little, forgot about it, revisited, jiggled, hated it, left it alone, and returned once more. It’s a story that comes from a personal place for me, and something I have been grappling with over the past year or so...
Which direction should you turn for a family-friendly seven-seater SUV? The Kia Sorento is one of your options, which is the latest addition to the CarAdvice long-term garage.
Does Australia's cheapest seven-seat SUV stack up?
Is Volkswagen's new Touareg enough to take down the segment's best seller?
We'd wager a bet that the 79 Series LandCruiser is the most modified vehicle in Australia.
No side steps, no chrome and no sports bar. But is the base foundation Triton any good?
Here we have the new 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Suzuki Jimny and Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series 'Troopcarrier'. Which is most capable and our favourite off-road?
How hard can you really push a Rubicon off-road? Strap on your rock sliders, ’cos we're going to find out.
How does the base-spec Active scrub up, without all of those bells and whistles?
It's all new, and loaded with features inside and under the skin. Is the new Touareg enough to topple the order of large SUVs?
Does Jeep's all-new short-wheelbase Wrangler keep the tradition alive, while still appealing to the modern buyer?
While 4x4 utes need no introduction to the Australian automotive landscape these days, tastes are changing. Once upon a time, the only guys who were fitting trays to their 4WDs were folks needing to shift hay bales and pallets around the place, and a simple flat bed of steel or timber was often the easiest and best solution...
Why pull out new suspension and spend your own hard-earned money to replace it with some aftermarket gear? Good question, right? The answer comes down to customisation, and setting up your vehicle to perform well where it counts. While the standard suspension system of the LandCruiser is quite stout and a decent performer, there is definite room for improvement...