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X MARKS THE SPOT

Toyota ups the ante in 2018 with Rugged, Rogue and Rugged X. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Ford’s Ranger is killing it in Wildtrak form, and nobody has noticed it more than Toyota. Some 35,297 HiLux 4WDs found new homes last year; not too shabby of a number. But that was bested by …

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2019 FORD RANGER REVEALED… FOR AMERICA

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE The Americans aren’t as fond of diesel as we are, so this unit is getting petrol power under the bonnet. It’s a 2.3-litre turbocharged four-banger, which uses Ford’s ‘Ecoboost’ nomenclature. It’s also used in the Focus RS and Mustang, where it uses a twin-scroll turbo to make up …

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JEEP TRACKHAWK USE LAUNCH CONTROL

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Yes, it’s not a real 4WD sort of thing. And the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk probably doesn’t rate as a ‘real’ 4X4 at all. But, regardless, 522kW of power demands your attention.   Watch this completely insane and mostly ridiculous vehicle flex its muscles on the skid pan. It …

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2018 SUZUKI JIMNY COMING SOON TO AUSTRALIA!

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE   It’s been spied, it’s been leaked, it’s been video-ed. We already know a fair bit about the new Jimny, but thanks to CarAdvice.com.au we can now say it’s going to land in Australia late 2018.   The design has us very excited – sporting all of those …

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HSV SPORTSCAT: ALL PUSSYCAT, NO PONY (YET).

Traditionally renowned for its modified Commodore V8s, Holden Special Vehicles has turned to the humble Colorado pick-up as the basis of its future model range. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE The Walkinshaw family-owned official Holden hot tuner confirmed its dramatic change of direction in the wake of the end of local Commodore production …

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522KW, 868NM GRAND CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK: $139,500

Pricing of the manic 6.2-litre supercharged Jeep revealed. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE It will be the fastest and most powerful SUV on the planet, and able to run down the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds; 0-100 takes 3.7 seconds, and the top speed is 289km/h. Equally as impressive (and important): You can stop …

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MAHINDRA 4X4 UTE SET TO TAKE ON AUSTRALIA

New diesel, rear locker and keen pricing for the Indian ute. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Mahindra is returning to the Australian 4WD ute market, with an updated PikUp. A very measly $26,990 will speak to your inner pov-pack enthusiast, who still yearns for vinyl and rubber. I won’t waste time going through …

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2018 ARB ELDEE STATION EASTER FESTIVAL

Looking for an Easter getaway for next year? Have we got a trip for you! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Naomi and Stephen Schmidt out at Eldee Station are holding the ARB Eldee Family Easter Festival – proudly presented by Unsealed 4X4 and Club 4X4 Insurance from 26 March through to 3 April. …

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ARB LINX – A GENUINE GAME CHANGER

Control your 4X4 accessories with a touch screen… yes, you read that right! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE ARB’s latest release is set to change the way we install and operate accessories fitted to our 4X4s. Not only will this product allow for neater and modular installation, it also provides seamless operation of …

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UNVEILED: JL JEEP WRANGLER – LEGALLY RUN 35-INCH TYRES STOCK

Jeep has just unveiled the new JL Wrangler, and it is much more than just a facelift update. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE In massive news, the JL will be offered with 33-inch tyres, and in Rubicon form it will safely and legally fit 35-inch tyres in stock configuration thanks to the raised …