Tag Archives: 4X4

2020 BMW X1 sDrive18d Review

There’s a real chance that the 2020 BMW X1 will be the first BMW to many new buyers and more than likely not the last. With a healthy price of $49,900, in sDrive18d spec the BMW X1 is well within reach of buyers who may have been looking at a …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 further refined, boosts off-road tech

The popular Mazda CX-5 range has gained a host of upgrades for 2020, adding greater versatility, safety and comfort both on and off-road. Available now, the updated CX-5 adds new technology, advanced safety equipment and improves cabin quietness for a better ride feeling. Headlining the 2020 upgrades is Mazda’s newly …

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Wild as Wald: Toyota Hilux Black Bison Edition

Japanese tuner Wald International has brought out what is most likely the wildest Toyota HiLux we have ever seen. Appropriately named the Toyota HiLux Black Bison Edition, the world’s best-selling utility vehicle has been dressed up with carbon fibre wheel fender extensions, bonnet air scoop and bug guard, rear roof …

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Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R and GSR introduced

The Mitsubishi Triton range has been expanded to include the new GLX-R and GSR variants. Joining the GLX, GLX+, GLS and GLS Premium variants, the new editions bring the total Triton offering to six trim levels. Triton GSR The GSR variant provides a toughened alternative to the Triton range. It …

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2020 Range Rover Evoque Review – P200 R-Dynamic

When it comes to sports sedan, there’s the BMW 3 Series. Think sports coupe and the Audi TT springs to mind. As for the premium compact crossover, the Range Rover Evoque gets in the picture. The undeniably fashionable and chic British compact SUV is an icon in its segment, just …

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2019 Nissan Navara N-Trek Review

Utes are big business these days, with two of Australia’s top-selling vehicles constantly being the workhorse cum adventure vehicle. How do you be one up on your competitors and push even more sales? Special edition models. And that’s what Nissan has done with the Navara. It’s fancily called the N-Trek …

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Ford Everest Sport joins line-up with stealthy black theme

The Ford Everest large SUV range will see the addition of a new variant in the form of the Everest Sport 4WD from late 2019. Bringing a touch of sportiness to its styling, the Everest Sport will be positioned between the mid-spec Everest Trend and the range-topping Everest Titanium models …

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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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2019 Ford Endura Review – ST Line All-Wheel Drive

The Endura is Ford’s latest SUV brought in from the brand’s Canadian factory to replace the Australian built and developed Territory which was last sold in 2016. Sharing the same platform as the Ford Mondeo mid-size sedan, the Endura is about the same size as the Territory, which places it …

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2019 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Automatic Review

Upper spec dual cab utes these days need to strike the right balance between being the capable and reliable workhorse throughout the week while still providing the comfort and safety expected of a family car for the weekend. Often the end result feels thrown together as an afterthought. Well Mitsubishi …

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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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2020 Land Rover Defender leaked as first teaser drops

Land Rover has given a first glimpse of the new Defender ahead of its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show on 10 September. The road to reveal for Land Rover’s most capable and durable 4×4 started in one of the most land-locked locations on earth, among the towering 300m …

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