Tag Archives: 4X4

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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Nissan Navara PRO-4X joins refreshed 2021 line-up

The Nissan Navara has been given a major refreshed. Launching as the 2021 model, the updated Nissan Navara now comes with a more extroverted and athletic design, a quieter and more comfortable interior, as well as an increase in payload capacity, with the Navara one-ton pickup now delivering payload capacity …

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2022 Toyota LandCruiser Series 300 to spawn hybrid variant

The Toyota LandCruiser Series 200 has been around for 13 years and a new model is way over due. While there has been no solid news from Toyota so far about the next generation model, a new report is speculating that the LandCruiser Series 300 is slated to arrive in …

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Tesla Model P – the All-Electric Super Ute?

Utes – or pick-ups for the rest of the world – are big business these days. The top two best-selling vehicles in Australia in the past few years have consistently been the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger. Both models are built-tough bush bashing off-roaders. With the transition toward electric cars …

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All-new 2021 Mazda BT-50 price and specification

Mazda has today revealed the tough new look for its BT-50 ute, blending sleek new styling with rugged capability. Adopting styling elements from the current-generation Mazda CX-9 large SUV, the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 ute features the brand’s corporate three-dimensional grille which is flanked by a pair of sculpted headlamps. …

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Updated 2020 Toyota Fortuner boosts power, style and features

Toyota has unveiled a mid-life upgrade for its seven-seat Fortuner SUV, elevating its visual appeal while assembling multiple improvements to engine, driving and towing performance. Due in Australia in late August, Fortuner’s bold exterior styling is refreshed with a more premium look, reflecting the vehicle’s dual role as a spacious …

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