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2019 Mitsubishi Triton teased

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2019 Mitsubishi Triton teased

Mitsubishi has given the first official hint about its upcoming 2019 Triton ute, with a shadowy teaser image published on its social media channels...

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Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux modifications a target for QLD Police: The facts about what is and isn’t legal
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Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux modifications a target for QLD Police: The facts about what is and isn’t legal

With the Holden Commodore ute and Aussie-built V8s now consigned to the history books, the taller pick-up ute has become the new love of those yearning for freedom with space and load-hauling practicality. It’s no surprise then, that in Australia the sales of utilities are now approaching almost 20 per cent of the total market...


2018 Ford Everest recalled
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2018 Ford Everest recalled

Ford Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 Everest over concerns the seat cushion frame may not be to specification, which could pose a safety risk in the event of an accident. According to the Blue Oval, certain vehicles produced from 9 March 2018 through 13 March 2018 could have seat cushion frames that have improper welding...


2019 Ssangyong Musso pricing and specs
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2019 Ssangyong Musso pricing and specs

Ssangyong has revealed pricing and specs for the 2019 Musso, as it prepares for a November relaunch Down Under. Now a factory-backed operation, the South Korean brand will launch with four model lines when it touches down: Rexton, Musso, Tivoli and Tivoli XLV. The entire range will be covered by a seven-year, unlimited kilometre warranty...


2019 Mitsubishi Triton spied
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2019 Mitsubishi Triton spied

The updated Mitsubishi Triton has been spotted by photographers during development testing on European roads, ahead of an anticipated reveal either later this year or early next. Despite being completely wrapped in a swirly black-and-white camouflage, we can still see the overall shape of the facelifted ute, which will draw a lot of inspiration from the related Pajero Sport off-road wagon...


2018 Ram 1500 Laramie review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Ram 1500 Laramie review

The RAM 1500 is the latest addition to the ASV stable in Australia, and priced to start from under 80k drive-away, it promises to appeal to cashed-up ute buyers.

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$99,950

Jeep recalls several models for stalling fix
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Jeep recalls several models for stalling fix

Jeep Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 Cherokee, Compass and Grand Cherokee, along with the 2017-18 Wrangler, over concerns vehicles could suddenly stall while driving. The manufacturer reports the powertrain module could fail, leading to a condition that could see the vehicle not start, start and immediate stall, or stall while driving...


Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe
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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe

Ford Europe has confirmed the Ranger Raptor will go on sale in the region, arriving in showrooms mid-way through next year. Debuting at the Gamescom video game trade fair in Cologne, Germany – also where Ford Europe is headquartered – the Ranger Raptor is very much the same as the model sold in Australia, featuring various off-road mechanical upgrades and a 2...


2018 Nissan Navara ST-X off-road review
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2018 Nissan Navara ST-X off-road review

While it took Nissan three cracks at getting the Navara's ride and handling tune right, the 2018 Nissan Navara Series III builds on what is an already impressive platform that needed some minor tweaks. We've driven and reviewed the Navara previously, but how does it perform as an off-road lifestyle utility? We hit the road to see how it stacks up when the going gets tough...


Mercedes-Benz X350d pricing and specs
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Mercedes-Benz X350d pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed the X350d ute will arrive in local showrooms in December, with pricing to kick off at $73,270 before on-road costs. That's a little more than the top-spec Amarok V6 Ultimate's current $68,490 ticket price, while the recently-launched Ford Ranger Raptor kicks off at $74,990...


2019 Ford Everest pricing and specs
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2019 Ford Everest pricing and specs

Ford Australia has detailed pricing and specifications for the updated 2019 Everest line-up, with prices to start from $49,190 before on-road costs when the new model goes on sale in September. Headlining the upgrades is the addition of autonomous emergency braking as standard equipment on Trend and Titanium grades, while the Sync 3 navigation system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is standard across the range...


2019 Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor power
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2019 Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor power

Ford has revealed the 2019 F-150 Limited for North America, which now comes with the same high-output 3.5-litre 'Ecoboost' twin-turbo V6 as the F-150 Raptor and GT supercar. Developing a meaty 335kW of power and 691Nm of torque, the new F-150 Limited is claimed to be the "most powerful light-duty pickup in America"...


2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD recalled
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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD recalled

Premoso Pty Ltd has recalled the MY18 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, over concerns the rear-right and rear-centre seatbelt buckles. According to the company they may have been torqued incorrectly, which could undermine their effectiveness in a crash. Obviously, that puts occupants in those seats at greater risk of injury in an accident...


Ford Ranger Raptor warranty won't extend to stunt driving
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Ford Ranger Raptor warranty won't extend to stunt driving

If you've been following our coverage of the Ford Ranger Raptor, you may notice a familiar theme – it does jumps. But, don't expect to be covered by the warranty if you break it. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor in Darwin this week, chief engineer for the Ford Ranger Raptor, Damien Ross, said that the company is using this opportunity to demonstrate – not encourage – 'stunt driving'...


Ford Everest Raptor on the cards
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Ford Everest Raptor on the cards

With the hype behind the Ranger Raptor, Ford is considering the option of offering an extra off-road version of the related Everest SUV with similar attributes. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the Ranger Raptor in Darwin this week, Ford's vice president of product development for Asia Pacific, Trevor Worthington, said that it can't be ruled out at this stage...


Ford Ranger Raptor: "People wouldn't even consider" EcoBoost V6
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Ford Ranger Raptor: "People wouldn't even consider" EcoBoost V6

Ford's head of product development for Asia Pacific has explained that there isn't a market for a diesel or petrol V6 in the Ranger Raptor, which is why it wasn't considered as part of the product plan. The massive hype behind the Ranger Raptor took a slight hit when Ford announced a 2...


2019 Suzuki Jimny: 37 pre-orders already in the bank
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2019 Suzuki Jimny: 37 pre-orders already in the bank

The new Suzuki Jimny sent our commenters into a spin when it was confirmed for Australia on July 10. Turns out that online excitement is translating into deposits, with almost 40 pre-orders for the compact off-roader already in the bank. Speaking with CarAdvice this morning, Suzuki Australia general manager for automotive, Michael Pachota, said dealers were being approached by customers before the car was even confirmed for our market...


Mitsubishi adding value to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance
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Mitsubishi adding value to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Mitsubishi is a minnow compared to alliance mates Renault and Nissan, but that doesn't mean it has nothing to add in the arrangement. Speaking with media at the opening of a Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance warehouse in Melbourne, Kent O'Hara, senior vice president for after sales at the Alliance, said there were lessons for Renault/Nissan in the way Mitsubishi, comfortably the smallest member of group, goes about its business...


2019 Suzuki Jimny goes off-road - video
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2019 Suzuki Jimny goes off-road - video

The Suzuki Jimny is well-known for being one of the most capable off-roaders for its size and price, and the new-generation model due in Australia during the first quarter of 2019 should be no different. While claims and marketing campaigns can tell you whatever they like, there's nothing like seeing it to believe it...


2018 Mazda BT-50 GT dual-cab review
Rating: 7.410 /10
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2018 Mazda BT-50 GT dual-cab review

Without base changes to keep it fresh, Mazda Australia has turned to window dressing to keep BT-50 sales buoyant. With a few more years to run before an all-new replacement arrives, Mazda’s ute gets a new face to help carry it through while the fundamentals fall into a holding pattern.