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China's next-generation LDV T60 teased in leaked images

Chinese car giant SAIC has released an image of a concept vehicle that is believed to be the next-generation LDV T60 ute. Overseas reports claim the teaser image has been released ahead of an expected unveiling later this year. The concept sketch shows a double cab chassis with much sleeker styling than the current LDV T60, and a roof-mounted storage pod...

LDV T60 Trailrider ute gets new diesel engine, rest of the range to follow

The LDV T60 Trailrider ute has been given a modest power boost with an all-new turbo diesel engine that will eventually be introduced across the rest of the Chinese pick-up range. The 2.0-litre single turbo diesel four-cylinder (120kW/375Nm) that has been designed in-house replaces the 2.8-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder (110kW/360Nm) that shared its DNA with Italy’s VM Motori...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

LDV T60 Luxe Mega Tub long wheelbase ute joins the line-up

The budget-priced LDV T60 ute will soon be available with a long-wheelbase option that will give it one of the biggest trays in the class. Unlike the recently announced Volkswagen Amarok local conversion kit – available in XL and XXL sizes – the LDV T60 long wheelbase is made on the Chinese production line and arrives in Australian showrooms ready to roll...

2019 LDV T60 Trailrider launches with Australian-tuned suspension

The Chinese LDV T60 ute is poised to better handle harsh Australian backroads after joining the growing number of imported vehicles opting for locally-tuned suspension. The LDV T60 has been updated with suspension tuning by Walkinshaw Automotive Group – using the same team of engineers who developed Holden Special Vehicles over the past 30 years, including the HSV SportsCat pick-up...

2019 Ford Ranger: Autonomous emergency braking standard, pressure on other utes to follow

The Ford Ranger is the first ute on sale in Australia with autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian detection and speed sign recognition as standard across an entire range, from the cheapest tradie model to the flagship Raptor...

CarAdvice podcast 108: What to know when buying a new car at EOFY

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Kez Casey and James Wong. In car news, the Australian details for the 2019 BMW X4 have been revealed, the Audi A1 has been unveiled, along with the Suzuki Jimny, and the Ford Mustang Bullitt will start at $73,688. In Volkswagen news, the Amarok Core V6 will be priced at under $50,000, while the 213kW GTI TCR has been confirmed for Australia...

2018 LDV T60 cab-chassis pricing and specs

Pricing for the LDV T60 cab-chassis has been announced, with the Chinese ute to retail from $25,253 drive-away – less, if you're an ABN holder. There are two options for T60 cab-chassis buyers: two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The 2WD T60 will cost $25,253 drive-away, or $23,990 for ABN holders. The 4WD model retails for $28,411 drive-away, or $26,990 if you've got an ABN...

LDV T60, Haval H2, Honda CR-V get five-star ANCAP rating

Independent crash-testing authority ANCAP has released its latest safety ratings this week, with the Haval H2, Honda CR-V and LDV T60 all receiving five-star scores. The H2 and T60 join the MG GS as the only Chinese cars to wear a five-star safety rating, scoring 35.46 and 34.88 out of 37 points respectively...

LDV T60 Off Road ute confirmed

A high-riding, off-road-ready version of the 2018 LDV T60 ute has been confirmed. It is expected that the flagship model will be a production-ready version of the LDV T60 Off Road - a sort-of Ranger Wildtrak model to the Chinese brand's brigade of utes, offering buyers a range-topping model that has rough-and-tumble looks and extra all-terrain cred...

2018 LDV T60: Five-star ANCAP score in Chinese brand's sights

The LDV T60 could be the first Chinese-made vehicle to get a five-star ANCAP score. The brand is clearly hoping that'll be the case. The 2018 LDV T60 dual-cab 4x4 ute is aimed at business buyers and private drivers alike, with aggressive pricing and strong equipment lists offered for each variant...

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