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Nissan Navara ST Black Edition review: Driving Margaret River

This latest Black edition is based on the ST, but it really stands out. And, in a sea of dual-cab utes, it’s hard to imagine why anyone wouldn’t choose the Black Edition when looking at utes at this price point. I really like the look of it...

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2019 Suzuki Jimny scores 3 stars in Euro NCAP testing
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2019 Suzuki Jimny scores 3 stars in Euro NCAP testing

Suzuki's upcoming Jimny has scored just three stars in Euro NCAP testing, on the back of relatively low scores for adult occupant and vulnerable road-user protection. The adult occupant protection rating was hindered by a steering wheel airbag that didn't quite inflate correctly, allowing the driver's head to contact the steering wheel rim...


2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition revealed, not for Oz
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2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition revealed, not for Oz

Jeep has revealed the Wrangler Moab Edition, a limited-run take on its rugged four-wheel drive with a raft of styling and interior enhancements. The Moab Edition is based on the Wrangler Sahara available in America, and features 32-inch mud-terrain tyres, LED head and tail lights, and 17-inch Rubicon wheels painted in low-gloss black, along with a hood and steel bumpers with removable end caps...


Dinosaur hunting in Mongolia

Dinosaur hunting in Mongolia

I’m sure that was rain on the window as our little Hunnu Air Fokker 50 banged down in Dalanzadgad, a tiny airstrip with one-room airport in the Gobi Desert, 580km from the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. After weeks of warnings about heat, sunstroke and to bring plenty of sunscreen, the drivers for our 60-minute airport shuttle to the lodge advised that it may take longer due to localised flooding and that there were no roads between the airstrip and – anywhere...


Yamaha Wolverine X4: It's the superhero we deserve
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Yamaha Wolverine X4: It's the superhero we deserve

See the full article here. Bungee jumping, skydiving, stunt boats, black-run heli-skiing… There’s legitimacy to the claim of New Zealand’s Queenstown to be the adventure capital of the world. It’s certainly a fitting venue for CarAdvice’s introduction to a developing breed of transport that aims to offer recreational fun for families as well as serving as a utility vehicle for farms and commercial businesses...


Slingin' mud in the Yamaha Wolverine X4

Slingin' mud in the Yamaha Wolverine X4

Bungee jumping, skydiving, stunt boats, black-run heli-skiing… There’s legitimacy to the claim that New Zealand’s Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world. It’s certainly a fitting venue for CarAdvice’s introduction to a developing breed of transport that aims to offer recreational fun for families, as well as serving as a utility vehicle for farms and commercial businesses...


2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 review
Rating: 8.710 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 review

Familiar looks, wholesale changes underneath, the Mercedes-AMG G63 comes kicking and screaming into 2018, building on its military-bred roots with newfound comfort, space and driving enjoyment.

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$247,700

2018 Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic D240 SE review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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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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$106,950

Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen: A love story

Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen: A love story

Sometimes it’s hard to write an entirely objective review of an object whose primary appeal is emotional. Certainly, you can argue the Mercedes-Benz G-Class – or G-Wagen, which stands for Geländewagen – is a purpose-built, Zombie-apocalypse proof, no-nonsense military-style vehicle designed to conquer every surface the Earth has to offer...

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$109,900

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.  ...


Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus to tackle automotive altitude record with reborn Baja Boot
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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus to tackle automotive altitude record with reborn Baja Boot

James Glickenhaus might be known for turning Ferraris into rarer, more expensive bespoke creations for high-profile clients, but he's also a prolific car collector. His garage is full of cars wearing a Prancing Horse badge, along with left-field automotive relics like the Baja Boot...


Off-roading Fraser Island on the Isuzu I-Venture

Off-roading Fraser Island on the Isuzu I-Venture

I have a confession to make. Not only am I the youngest member of the CarAdvice team, but I have never been off-roading. Besides a few brief jaunts along smooth gravel roads, my cars have stayed entirely on the blacktop...


Factory-sponsored 1970 Beetle to tackle Baja 1000
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Factory-sponsored 1970 Beetle to tackle Baja 1000

Volkswagen USA has thrown its support behind one of the coolest entries to the 2018 Baja 1000. The ProjectBaja.com team will be lining up in a restored, heavily modified 1970 Beetle, supported by the might of VW America. The little Beetle, dubbed Tope by the team, has been treated to a comprehensive suite of modifications for off-road racing...


2018 Jeep Wrangler: Mopar parts teased at SEMA show
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2018 Jeep Wrangler: Mopar parts teased at SEMA show

Parts and tuning arm Mopar has taken to the 2017 SEMA show to give a sneak peak of its upcoming accessories and parts range for the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, which itself was only revealed days ago. Some 200 products were previewed by Pietro Gorlier, head of Mopar parts and service at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)...


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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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...


Hitting the beach in the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

Hitting the beach in the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

Let's be up front about this – you simply cannot question the pedigree of the Jeep Wrangler, whose legend began in 1940 when the original four-wheel drive prototype was delivered to the U.S. Army. That first car was the grandfather of the Wrangler we still see on our roads today...


2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado revealed: Here in November without V6 petrol
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2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado revealed: Here in November without V6 petrol

The newly-updated 2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado has been revealed at this week's Frankfurt motor show, with the Japanese carmaker putting an increased focus on safety for buyers of the rugged off-roader. Outside, a refreshed exterior is highlighted by a revised – and decently chrome-heavy – grille, restyled headlights, re-profiled fenders, and a potentially polarising new bonnet, which Toyota says has been sculpted “to enhance downward visibility”...


Across the Simpson Desert in a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen

Across the Simpson Desert in a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen

An endless expanse of red dirt, shrubs and low trees fold away into the distance. Occasionally, you see a small ridge line of brighter, redder dirt, brilliantly red rocks while the odd cow chews some cud as you whistle past on the heavily corrugated road. Welcome to the expansive Simpson Desert, a largely flat landscape of, well, not very much...


2017 Isuzu D-MAX Arctic Trucks AT35 revealed
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2017 Isuzu D-MAX Arctic Trucks AT35 revealed

We loved the previous iteration of the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 so much, we couldn't contain our excitement when the new 2017-spec version was revealed for the UK market. Said to have been “engineered to shine in the most gruelling conditions,” the 2017 Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 is the uber-tough product of a collaboration between the Japanese car and truck maker and Icelandic 4x4 specialists Arctic Trucks, and follows in the mighty off-road-sized footprints of the 2016 Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35...