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Nissan unleashes Navara N-Trek Warrior

Nissan has unveiled an exclusive halo version of its Navara ute called the Navara N-Trek Warrior. Developed in Australia exclusively for the local market, the Navara N-Trek features a range of engineering enhancements and changes that deliver the most stylish and capable Navara ever. With ute buyers moving towards higher …

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Mitsubishi Triton gets added off-road capability for 2020

Mitsubishi has revamped the specification for its Triton ute, with the 2020 mid-range models gaining more off-road capability and improved comfort. Previously reserved for the top-spec GLS Premium, a rear diff lock is now also available on GLX+ and GLS models. The GLX+ model is equipped with Easy-Select 4WD allowing easy switching …

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First look: 2020 Land Rover Defender

The all-new Land Rover Defender has been officially unveiled. An off-road icon reimagined for the 21st century, the new Defender has been completely redesigned and modernised, signifying a new era for the adventure vehicle. Despite the new sheet metal, a distinctive silhouette makes the new Defender instantly recognisable, with minimal …

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Off-road ready Ford Ranger Wildtrak X joins range

Ford is introducing an even wilder version of its Ranger Wildtrak ute. Dubbed the Wildtrak X, the off-road focused edition of Australia’s second best-selling vehicle combines the convenience and high-spec equipment of the Wildtrak with more capable off-road gear. Delivering a striking on-road presence second only to the Ford Ranger …

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Jaguar F-Pace SVR brings stonking supercharged V8 from $140k

Australian pricing for the all-new Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been announced, starting at $140,020 plus on road costs. Engineered by Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), with a 44 percent uplift in power, the F-Pace SVR’s 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine produces 404kW and 680Nm, enabling it to reach 0-100km/h in 4.3 …

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2019 Nissan Pathfinder ST+ 4WD Review

Aging it may be, the Nissan Pathfinder is not out of touch, yet. Big seven seater SUVs bring a lot to the party for today’s active family, mix in 4WD and you end up with a jack of all trades machine that’s as comfortable on the school run as it …

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2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium Review

Prior to the age of the SUV it was the humble wagon that was the urban king proudly occupying that coveted second carpark in many family driveways. Whether it was the morning school run, family holiday road trip or simply grabbing the weekly shopping, the wagon handled it all without …

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2017 Kia Sportage GT-Line Diesel Review

The mid sized SUV market is getting jam packed with more viable choices than ever before and it’s the Sportage GT-Line from Kia that we’ll be taking a closer look at. The GT moniker implies the Sportage has the ability to cover vast distances in comfort, with Australia’s less than …

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Volkswagen teases Golf R Performance package in new video

The performance package for Volkswagen’s updated Golf R is sporting some serious gear and the numbers to back it up. A 0-100 km/h time of 4.6 seconds and unrestricted top speed of 267 km/h will make the Golf R a blast on the roads and a weapon on the track. …

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Large SUV Showdown: Mazda CX-9 vs Toyota Kluger Review

We’ve independently reviewed both the 2016 Mazda CX-9 and the 2016 Toyota Kluger but how do they stack up against one another? We’ve put them back to back to see if the CX-9 has got what it takes to put the pressure on the solid and sensible Kluger. For this comparison, …

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Rob Dahm’s Project Ahura RX7: The ultimate rotary-engined vehicle

Rob Dahm Project Ahura RX7

Recently unveiled at SEMA 2016 is quite possibly one of the most ambitious RX7 builds ever attempted. Rob Dahm is no stranger to the charm of Mazda’s rotary vehicles with his 600hp (441kW) + 20b powered RX7 but Project Ahura is in another league. The goal was to build a …

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High-Performance Hyundai RN30 Concept revealed at Paris Motor Show

Hyundai RN30 concept side profile

Hyundai’s world premiere of their latest performance N concept, the RN30 has been revealed to all at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The N concept is a motorsport inspired racing concept with the ambition of providing driver passion and pleasure on the track to everybody. Hyundai appears serious about bringing …

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Nissan Patrol gets the Nismo Touch

Nissan has just launched their new Patrol Nismo Edition in the United Arab Emirates as a celebration for the newly introduced Nismo brand in the region. The Nismo Patrol is a first for Nissan which has traditionally only offered Nismo on their sportier tier of vehicles. The new Patrol boasts …

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