Tag Archives: 4X4

2022 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS 4WD Review

What is it? The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a five or seven seats SUV with proper four-wheel-drive for serious off-roading. It shares the same drivetrain and body-on-frame configuration as the Mitsubishi Triton ute and is currently the Japanese brand’s largest SUV since the demise of the Pajero flagship off-roader. First …

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In detail: 2022 Ford Ranger

The new-generation Ford Ranger is officially out and it’s been touted by its maker as the smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever. Like the generation before it, the new Ranger’s development is led by Ford’s Product Development Centre in Australia, with local engineers and designers responsible for the …

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2021 Nissan Navara ST-X and PRO-4X Review

The current third-generation Nissan Navara has been around in Australia since 2015, but incremental updates over the years have kept it fresh. New grades and special edition models were introduced, adjustment and refinement to the chassis were made, and safety features were boosted. In what is quite possibly the biggest …

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2021 Subaru Outback Review

The Subaru Outback has some of the most loyal owners in Australia, with over one-third of its owners returning to buy an Outback when a new model comes out. Subaru’s strong brand reputation Down Under plays a role, but surely there’s something about the Outback that’s keeping owners hooked, generation …

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee unveiled: PHEV model joins line-up

The all-new fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee has bowed in, coinciding with the brand’s 80th year as manufacturer of adventure vehicles. Said to be the most advanced and capable Grand Cherokee ever, the new SUV brings a host of new technologies, including the first-ever plug-in hybrid electric Grand Cherokee and improved …

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2021 Toyota Fortuner Crusade Review

With the popularity of utes as lifestyle vehicles, the ute-based SUV segment serves to build on that appeal with greater comfort and practicality. While Toyota’s HiLux ute has long been the undisputed best-seller in Australia, its SUV cousin, the Toyota Fortuner, hasn’t been as quite a hit. Returning to Australian …

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Isuzu D-Max toughens up with Arctic Trucks AT35 package

The Isuzu D-Max is one of the most capable utes in the segment, having proven itself in our recent review. Straight from the factory, it comes all geared up to tackle the bush, yet impresses in everyday comfort. But for those wanting more, it doesn’t stop here. Four-wheel-drive tuner Arctic …

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Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior: Development Story

When Premcar and Nissan say the Navara PRO-4X Warrior is made for Australia, it’s more than just words. The new homegrown hero has been subjected to tens of thousands of kilometres of testing, over every challenging landscape this country can produce, to ensure it’s up for anything its owners can …

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Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series pricing and specification

Toyota Australia will launch two dramatically contrasting flagship LandCruiser variants when the all-new 4WD range goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The dual strategy involves the introduction of GR Sport, offering distinctive off-road character and prowess, and Sahara ZX with a focus on luxury. Sitting above …

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Subaru Forester updated for 2022

The Subaru Forester range is enhancing its appeal with a mid-life makeover for the 2022 Model Year. Freshened with revised headlight, fog light, front bumper and grille treatment, the new Forester also adds updated EyeSight driver assist technology, enhanced suspension and off-road technology. The update is backed by list of …

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2021 Hyundai Palisade Review – Bass Coast Escape with the 8-seat SUV

With the Australian summer in full swing, there’s no better day trip than hitting the coast for some beach time. And with a brand-new Hyundai Palisade parked on the driveway, having just been delivered the week before, there’s no need for further justification. A seven-seater SUV is pretty good for …

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Dacia Bigster pick-up is one rugged ute designed right

Dacia, the Renault owned Romanian car maker, unveiled the Bigster concept vehicle earlier this month. Developed by Renault as a preview of an upcoming production large SUV, the Bigster’s appeals lies in its rugged design and squared off four-wheel drive body. The production version will be Dacia’s largest offering yet …

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Updated 2021 Ford Ranger Wildtrak X checks in

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak X is making a return to dealerships in early 2021, offering a range of design, features, and interior upgrades over the standard Ranger Wildtrak. Rocking 18-inch alloy wheels with 35mm offset, the Wildtrak X features a black-painted nudge bar, LED light bar and wheel-arch flares. Also …

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2020 Nissan Patrol Ti-L Review

Since its inception in 1951, the Nissan Patrol has built up a tough and rustic image that has propagated through six generations. Wait, what? The current Patrol is only the sixth evolution of the nameplate since the 50s? That’s right. On average, we get to see an all-new Patrol once …

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