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Dying breed: Australia's last V8s under $100k
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8th Jan 2021
5 min read

Dying breed: Australia's last V8s under $100k

From the first choice of families looking for a torquey, flexible engine to make short work of towing and overtaking, to an endangered species. The V8's fortunes have changed dramatically over the years. Following the news Chrysler Australia has called last drinks on the 300 SRT in Australia, CarAdvice commenter, Michael, put it to us:
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Kez Casey
Tracking the new kids on the block: the rising star cars of 2020
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7th Nov 2020
3 min read

Tracking the new kids on the block: the rising star cars of 2020

Introducing an entirely new nameplate to an established – and, some would argue, saturated – Australian new-car market carries an inherent risk. With a multitude of choices already on offer, any new model needs to offer a compelling package to take on the already established nameplates within a segment.
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Rob Margeit
2021 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty: Australian debut due next year
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17th Aug 2020
2 min read

2021 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty: Australian debut due next year

UPDATE: The new RAM 2500 Heavy Duty, unveiled in January 2019 and originally expected to hit Australia "sometime" in 2020, is now expected to arrive in either late 2020 or early 2021. News of the model's coming was announced on Ram Trucks Australia's Facebook page in May, but the company has yet to issue a press release.
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Toyota LandCruiser, Nissan Patrol, Ram 1500, Silverado 1500 in demand as buyers holiday at home
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26th May 2020
3 min read

Toyota LandCruiser, Nissan Patrol, Ram 1500, Silverado 1500 in demand as buyers holiday at home

An increasing number of Australians are planning epic road trips on home soil because of travel restrictions overseas, according to the latest new-car sales data which has unearthed an unexpected trend. Sales of heavy-duty four-wheel-drives and towing vehicles – such as the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, Nissan Patrol, Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – have either surged or remained relatively strong in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
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Joshua Dowling
Chevrolet Silverado 2500 reaches the end of the line in Australia, only 100 remain
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8th Apr 2020
2 min read

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 reaches the end of the line in Australia, only 100 remain

The current generation Chevrolet Silverado 2500 pick-up from the US – powered by a 6.6-litre V8 turbo diesel with an epic output of 332kW/1234Nm and a 5890kg towing capacity – has almost sold out in Australia. Only approximately 100 examples remain in dealer stock nationally after about 1200 were remanufactured in right-hand-drive to factory standards by Holden Special Vehicles in its Melbourne facility from June 2018.
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Joshua Dowling