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Reborn Suzuki Jimny launches in Australia from $23,990

The long awaited Suzuki Jimny will this Saturday return to Australian dealerships as part of a dual Australia Day launch alongside the new Suzuki Vitara. The all-new Jimny continues the core character of the one-and-only, small, lightweight 4X4 vehicle following nearly 50 years of worldwide popularity. Featuring a rugged exterior …

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2019 Isuzu MU-X LS-T Review – dated but competent

Over the course of the last ten years, Isuzu UTE Australia has proven itself to be the plucky little company that could go toe-to-toe with the biggest names in the biz with just a two model offering. The seven-seat Isuzu MU-X is the best example of this out of the …

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2018 Haval H9 Ultra Review

If you have no idea what you’re looking at right now, let me break it all down for you – this is the Haval H9, the flagship model from the world’s most powerful SUV manufacturer which shifted nearly 938,000 units globally last financial year alone. The Chinese marque, which is …

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2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review

Same but different – that’s the best way of describing the Toyota HiLux Rugged X, one of the three new variants of the country’s best-selling vehicle. Rather than giving the HiLux a traditional facelift or an unimaginative ‘special edition’ sticker pack, especially as lower grades go unchanged for 2018, the three …

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2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk Off-Road Review

While we’ve already taken a detailed look at the new Jeep Compass Trailhawk, there was only one question I had that needed answering when it was my turn to get behind the wheel – can this thing handle itself off-road? With most compact SUVs like the Compass having been designed …

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2019 Suzuki Jimny confirmed for Australia

The hotly anticipated 2019 Suzuki Jimny is now a surety for Australia, and more detailed specifications regarding the latest incarnation of the miniature off-roader have also been revealed. Expected to touch down in the first quarter of 2019, the new Jimny is the first reinvention of the model in 20 …

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2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review

The SUV invasion is still well and truly in full swing where manufacturers continue to flood dealerships with hoards of the lumbering mechanised bland-mobiles. Most the brands are playing it safe and conservative, differences that separate one from the next continue to converge making it tough to pick a clear …

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Designed for tough roads, the 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer

Along with the sedan and sportwagon, Holden have just confirmed the development of a third body type for the new Commodore, an off road focused Tourer set for release in 2018. “The next-generation Commodore Tourer gives the range a new level of appeal, combining Australia’s love for SUVs with the …

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Tougher and Torquier 2017 Isuzu D-MAX and MU-X launched

For 2017 the Isuzu D-MAX and MU-X are receiving a hefty collection of upgrades and improvements bulking the duo up for Australian driving conditions. The new 3.0-litre in-line 4 cylinder turbo diesel was developed exclusively for the Australian market after critical feedback was provided by current Isuzu owners. One of …

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