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Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol revealed

Nissan North America has revealed the first images of its upcoming Armada Mountain Patrol concept, a project based on its large off-roader pitched as the "dream overlanding SUV"...

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2018 Nissan Terra launches in China
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2018 Nissan Terra launches in China

The 2018 Nissan Terra has been launched in China this week, accompanied by new details about what makes this body-on-frame SUV tick. For the first time we have details of the Terra's powertrain – it features a 'QR25' four-cylinder petrol engine making 135kW of power and 251Nm of torque...


Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial revealed for the UK
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Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial revealed for the UK

The Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial has been revealed for the UK market, blending the off-road ability of the Prado with the load-lugging practicality of a commercial van. Offered in both three-door and five-door bodies (pictured), the LandCruiser Utility Commercial is a two-seater with a rubber-lined cargo area combined with a bulkhead and mesh hatch to offer a "robust solution to your transportation needs"...


Isuzu I-Venture Club tackles the Victorian High Country

Isuzu I-Venture Club tackles the Victorian High Country

Endless sweeping views across mountain ridges that reveal a sea of green as far as the eye can see. Crystal-clear streams snaking along valley floors. Towering eucalypts both alive and long since ravaged by bushfires, standing like ghosts stretching towards the heavens. The Victorian High Country is truly special, but you need a 4WD and some skill to discover it...


Land Rover Defender: Giant snowy outline celebrates anniversary
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Land Rover Defender: Giant snowy outline celebrates anniversary

Often, manufacturers will pull elaborate stunts to celebrate their icons. Land Rover loves a good publicity stunt, but its latest Defender celebration takes things to new heights, drawing the "world's most remote Defender outline" in the French Alps. So, why go to the effort of sketching a giant Defender in the snow? To start with, it's 70 years since the car debuted at the Amsterdam motor show...


Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall
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Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2014-15 Chrysler 300 and 2014-16 Jeep Wrangler as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Vehicles affected by this notice are fitted with faulty passenger-side airbags, though are labelled with the less-dangerous 'beta' rating...


2018 Mazda BT-50 teased, here in May
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2018 Mazda BT-50 teased, here in May

Mazda Australia has teased the revised 2018 BT-50 ute in a single image this week, ahead of a market launch in May. We don't get a whole lot of clues as to what to expect visually, though the company says this will be the BT-50's "second and most comprehensive update since its launch in 2011"...


Ford Ranger Raptor pricing announced
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Ford Ranger Raptor pricing announced

Ford Australia has announced pricing for the hotly-anticipated Ranger Raptor, with proceedings to kick off at $74,990 before on-road costs when it arrives in showrooms later this year. That means the range-topping Ranger comes in at $13,200 more expensive than the current Wildtrak, and $6500 more than the Volkswagen Amarok V6 Ultimate...


Mercedes-AMG G65, SL65 to be axed - report
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Mercedes-AMG G65, SL65 to be axed - report

The Mercedes-AMG G65 and SL65 could be no more in a matter of months, according to a new report out of Germany. MB Passion Blog reports production of the G65 will end once the outgoing car is phased out, while the SL65 roadster will be axed in June – though no Mercedes-AMG representative has officially confirmed these claims...


2018 Lexus LX450d pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus LX450d pricing and specs

The 2018 Lexus LX450d has been priced and specified for Australia, starting at $134,500 before on-road costs. It's the first time the Japanese luxury off-roader has been offered Down Under in diesel form, utilising the 4.5-litre V8 twin-turbo diesel from the related Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series...


Ford 'Mini Bronco' SUV spied
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Ford 'Mini Bronco' SUV spied

The upcoming Ford compact off-roader has been spied for the first time during development testing, wearing a Fiesta body as camouflage. Announced as part of the company's 2020 product rollout strategy just weeks ago, this mule is believed to be an early prototype for the Blue Oval's upcoming small off-road SUV designed to "win a growing number of people who love getting away and spending time outdoors"...


2018 Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic D240 SE review
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2018 Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic D240 SE review

It's one of the most stylish cars on the road, but is it any good to drive? And, importantly, can this latest Range Rover be taken off-road? Paul Maric finds out.

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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 pricing and specs
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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 pricing and specs

Mercedes-AMG has announced local pricing for the new G63 will kick off at $247,000 before on-road costs when it touches down in August. Power comes from 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 making 430kW and 850Nm – up 10kW and 90Nm over the previous model respectively...


Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts
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Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts

Easter is almost here. Along with eggs, hot-cross buns and family, that means it's time for a glut of concepts from Jeep at its annual Easter Safari in Moab. Along with the usual array of tweaked Wranglers, the Safari will play host to a hotted-up Renegade and reimagined Wagoneer. Check them out, and let us know your favourite in the comments...


Ford details 2020 product onslaught: Bronco and more
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Ford details 2020 product onslaught: Bronco and more

Ford has detailed its upcoming product rollout – for the United States, at least – which will focus on the SUV and pickup segments. The Blue Oval says will replace "more than 75 per cent" of its current portfolio by 2020, while also adding four new trucks and SUVs. Additionally, the company will commence the rollout of hybrid and electric variants of existing models form 2020...


2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled
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2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled the 2017 Jeep Wrangler over concerns about the vehicle's brake switches. According to the company, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp will illuminate on cars with the faulty brake switches, accompanied by an audible chime. The car's brake lights will also be illuminated when the problem occurs...


2018 Nissan Terra revealed
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2018 Nissan Terra revealed

The Nissan Terra has gone official this week, ahead of a debut in the Chinese market later this year. Based on the same body-on-frame platform as the Navara ute, the Terra is something of a spiritual successor to the previous-generation Pathfinder – which was essentially a wagon-bodied version of the popular ute...


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. Mercedes hasn't tried to reinvent the wheel, but there are enough small touches to differentiate between old and new...


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...