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HSV launches Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD super heavy-duty ute

Finalising its new Chevrolet Silverado heavy-duty pick-up truck range which includes the recently launched 2500HD, HSV has confirmed full pricing and specifications for the new range topping Silverado 3500HD LTZ model. The 3500HD LTZ model completes HSV’s five tier Silverado line-up – its first foray into the burgeoning heavy-duty truck …

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2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T Review

The Isuzu D-Max has always been a formidable contender in the dual-cab ute space, with Australia being Isuzu’s number one export market. But while it’s always sold well, it’s never quite been able to match the numbers of the household-name Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger, both of which, along with …

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Nissan unveils limited run Navara Silverline and Black Edition

Following the success of last year’s Navara ST-X N-Sport, Nissan has expanded its special edition range to include the Navara Dual Cab 4X4 SL-based “Silverline” and ST “Black Edition”. The 2017 Navara ST-X 4X4 N-Sport sold out of the limited run 500 units not long after its release, but continuous …

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SsangYong confirms four-model lineup for Aussie comeback

After two years away from the Australian market, SsangYong has confirmed it will begin selling cars here again from this November, with four models on offer at launch.  The company’s initial range will comprise of three different SUVs and a dual-cab ute – all fighting in highly competitive market segments …

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Mazda BT-50 gains comprehensive update for 2018

Mazda has released the new look BT-50 exclusive to Australia. With major front-end design changes and added equipment across grades, the 2018 facelift is the second and most comprehensive update to the locally designed and developed Mazda BT-50 since its launch in 2011. The new 2018 Mazda BT-50 boasts a …

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Pricing and Specification: Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X

Toyota’s three new top-end 4×4 HiLux models take Australia’s best-selling vehicle in 2017 to a greater level of strength and style. With the Rugged X and Rugged set to satisfy those who hanker for serious off-road adventure and the Rogue complementing its double-cab practicality with a more refined sense of …

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Would you like BMW to build this luxury ute?

With the Mercedes-Benz X-Class getting seriously warm reception all over the world, BMW Australia is reportedly pleading with its headquarters in Germany to produce a rival. Speaking to CarAdvice recently, BMW Australia boss, Marc Werner said the luxury car maker simply cannot ignore the demand for utes, or pickup trucks, …

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2018 Ford Ranger Raptor unleashed

The first-ever Ranger Raptor, Ford’s latest off-road, performance pick-up truck, blasted out from behind its camouflage during a reveal event in Thailand today. Designed by Ford Performance team for the enthusiast off-roader, the Ranger Raptor is the second Ford pick up to adopt the Raptor nameplate after the flagship F-150. …

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Toyota HiLux range expands to Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X

Australia’s best-selling vehicle, Toyota HiLux, will ramp up its strength, capability and attitude to even greater levels with the introduction of a trio of new models during the second quarter of this year. The three dramatically styled new 4×4 variants – the HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X – will …

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pricing and Specification confirmed

Australian pricing and specification for the highly anticipated Mercedes-Benz X-Class luxury ute has now been announced. Launching in April 2018, the first ever X-Class will be initially offered in 13 variants and a choice of two turbocharged four-cylinder engines. The 2.3-litre high-torque common-rail turbo diesel is available with a choice of …

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Next-generation Holden Commodore Ute. Anyone?

There has been a ute variant of the Holden Commodore with each generation but that’s about to change when the next-generation Commodore arrives in 2018. When our homegrown Commodore bows out, so too does the last ever Commodore ute. As a tribute, rendering artist Theophilus Chin, has whipped up this …

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Holden readying louder, more powerful special-edition Commodore Ute

Holden is reportedly putting the finishing touches to the first of three special-edition Utes to be rolled out leading up to next year’s production deadline for the Commodore. The limited-edition ute is understood to be a bespoke-badged version of a Holden Commodore VFII SS-V Redline with a more aggressive aerodynamic …

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