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MO-PROBLEMS AT PC MEDIA

The team lose it… all in the name of raising funds for charity! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE It’s that time of the year again, where men all around Australia embrace an itchy upper lip to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. Movember has been running for 13 years now, and has …

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MERCEDES X-CLASS PRICING LEAKED

A dealer lifts the lid on how much you can expect to pay for a Benz ute. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Some pricing details on the new Mercedes X-Class ute have been leaked, via a dealer quoting prices to a punter.   This story comes via motoring.com.au, who hasn’t named its sources; …

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2018 LDV T60 NOW AVAILABLE… GETS 5 ANCAP STARS

We drive the latest entrant to the Australian 4WD ute market. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE LDV, owned by SAIC motors, has a funny family tree. Before the Chinese ownership, there is British and Dutch lineage in the LDV name. I bet Christmas is interesting. Going boldly into country not trodden before by …

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THE 2018 JEEP WRANGLER JL – REVEALED

The next generation of Jeep’s beloved off-roader! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE There aren’t any details just yet, but we can now have a good look at an undisguised 2018 Wrangler. Finally.   Let’s point out the obvious: The red one is the next generation of the Rubicon, shod with BF Goodrich all-terrains. …

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WE KNOW ABOUT THE RANGER RAPTOR, WHAT ABOUT AN EVEREST RAPTOR?

Is a genuine performance off-roader a good idea? CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Ford has set tongues wagging recently, by releasing official video of the upcoming Ranger Raptor bashing along some Outback roads.   It’s going to be a genuine high-performance ute as well, not just a limited edition sticker pack. There has …

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2018 RANGE ROVER: 2.8 LITRES/ 100 KM HYBRID, OR 416KW BLOWN V8

No, you won’t get both at the same time, unfortunately. But depending on whether you’re a fan of economy or excess, the 2018 Range Rover looks like it has you covered. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Along with the nice V6 and delicious V8 diesel and petrol options (we fell in love with …

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2018 V6 AMAROK: NOW TOWING 3,500 KG

It has been on the cards for a while now, but Volkswagen has now officially confirmed it: 2018 V6 Amaroks will have their towing capacity increased from 3,000kg to 3,500kg. That means your bigger boats, caravans and project cars are all now within reach; and the Amarok is competitive with the Ranger, Colorado and other 3.5-tonne towing utes. …

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THERE’S A FACELIFT TO THE NISSAN PATROL COMING SOON!

Nissan’s latest iteration of the Y62 Patrol is getting an update, with a new look and a new list of inclusions… in a bid to claw back some market share from the dominating LandCruiser. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE It’s a fairly minor facelift for the petrol-powered seven-seater, along with some new-design 18-inch …

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THE PETROL V6 HILUX AND PRADO ARE NOW DEAD

Amidst a small raft of changes coming through for the ever-popular Toyota 4WD utes and wagons, Toyota has finally pulled the plug on the petrol powerplant variant. What was once a real mainstay option of petrol power is now dead, with the 4.0L V6 being removed from the Australia line-up completely. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN …

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THE BIGGEST RECALL IN AUSTRALIAN 4X4 HISTORY

41,941. That’s the number of Nissan Navaras that have just been recalled to replace a dodgy and downright dangerous airbag inflator that can seriously do more harm than good. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE It’s the same Takata airbag recall which is affecting up to 100,000,000 vehicles globally. When an airbag is deployed …

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WILLOWGLEN CHALLENGE 2017: RISING TO THE CHALLENGE

Held over the October long weekend for the 16th time, the Toyota LandCruiser Club’s Willowglen Challenge is one of the longest running 4WD competitions in Australia. Remaining true to the original concept, with two vehicle categories allowing for both heavily modified 4WDs in the ‘Challenge’ class and near-stock daily drivers in the ‘Touring’ class. CLICK HERE TO READ …

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ARB SPRINGWOOD: NEWEST STORE

ARB Springwood is the latest in a long line of outlets for a bloke named Mark Lacey, who with his wife Fiona has owned ARB stores for the past 25 years. They actually started Queensland’s first privately owned operation in Rockhampton back in 1992. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE “After 18 months of …

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SMASHING THE SIMPSON DESERT WITH SOLAR POWER

An Australian husband and wife team have successfully set a new world record for crossing the Simpson Desert in a solar powered 4WD. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Mark and Denny French (White Team) have successfully crossed the Simpson Desert (Queensland, Australia) in a solar powered Suzuki being the first solar charged and …

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NSW SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS OUTDOOR RECREATION AND ADVENTURE SHOW

Unsealed 4X4, RV Daily, Club 4X4 Insurance and Pat Callinan’s 4X4 Adventures have once again teamed up as the presenting partners for the NSW Southern Highlands Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Show running at the Moss Vale Showground from Friday to Sunday 10 to 12 November 2017. Over 100 exhibitors will be present, and the event will incorporate entertainment …

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THE LAND ROVER DISCOVERY SVX

A blown V8 and off-road goodies make this unit a special package. Making some waves at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year is a special-edition Land Rover Discovery. It’s built by the SV (Special Vehicles) Division, and is called the SVX. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Under the bonnet is a 5.0L supercharged …