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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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2020 Nissan Navara gains refinement and safety boost

The Nissan Navara Dual Cab range has been enhanced with styling and refinement updates.  Inspired by the Navara N-Trek special edition model, the Navara ST Dual Cab boast toughened up looks courtesy of a Black Styling Package, featuring Nissan’s signature V-Motion grille in black, black front fog light surrounds, a black alloy …

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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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Ute Comparison: 2019 Holden Colorado vs Mitsubishi Triton Review

On the surface you’d be hard pressed to initially distinguish these two from one another as they each tick all the boxes needed for a capable dual cab 4×4 ute. Spend some time and dig a little deeper below the surface and you’ll see that even though they’re both built …

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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 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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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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Nissan introduces black-themed Navara N-Trek special edition

Following the popularity of last year’s Navara Dual Cab 4X4 SL-based Silverline and ST Black Edition, Nissan has introduced yet another special edition model. The range-topping Nissan Navara N-Trek edition is based off the Navara Dual Cab 4X4 ST-X and brings a range of black Nissan genuine parts and accessories …

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2019 Toyota HiLux Rugged and Rugged X Review

What are they? Along with the Toyota Hilux Rogue, the HiLux Rugged and Rugged X are three new variants of the company’s (and Australia’s) best-selling vehicle. With the growing popularity of utes among private buyers, Toyota saw fit to inject more style and strength into the HiLux. And so the …

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Holden refines and toughens 2020 Colorado

Holden has announced a series of upgrades and enhancements across the new 2020 Colorado range. Chief among these is the permanent addition of the robust and practical LSX as a new addition to updated Colorado line-up. Combining rugged simplicity with bold looks and formidable off-road capability, and having proved itself …

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Mazda BT-50 gets a new Boss

There’s a new pecking order for Mazda’s workhorse, with advanced audio and premium accessories qualifying Mazda BT-50 Boss for top spot in the line-up. A ladder rung above the GT model on which it is based, the new BT-50 Boss adds a new sound system and a suite of black …

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2019 Holden Colorado LTZ DualCab 4×4 Review

First impressions are important, mess up you’ll have your work cut out for you to set things right. It’s been over twenty years since I was first introduced a dual cab ute, it was my father’s company work car that we used for a holiday up to the Gold Coast …

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Mitsubishi Triton Absolute showcases potential toughen up Triton

Mitsubishi has unveiled the Triton Absolute, a ruggedised concept model based on the new-generation Triton. Featuring carbon fibre protective body paneling, rugged style and enhanced LED lighting, the Triton Absolute is a design study aim at gauging public interest in a toughen up Triton ute. Underpinning the Triton Absolute is …

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