16 Jul 2018
Vehicle Reviews

Room with a brew 

You have to love modern four-wheel drives; they are comfortable, reliable and capable. The one negative, though, is that they can be hard to work on. Space is a massive issue, as there are more and more components crammed into the engine bay to make…

Toyota HiLux vs Mercedes X-Class vs Ford Ranger vs Volkswagen Amarok vs Nissan Navara vs HSV SportsCat
Comparisons, Vehicles

Outback 4X4 Ute Comparison 

This is the comparison test we’ve all been waiting for, and the question it asks is simple: is the Mercedes-Benz X-Class 4×4 dual-cab utility a serious contender, or over-hyped pretender? To find out the answer we’ve taken the top-spec X-Class X250d Power into South Australia’s…

Features

A TOURER FOR THE OUTBACK 

Custom 4X4: 79 ‘Cruiser The ’Cruiser for the Outback This kitted 79 Series was built to be put to the test – not only does it look great, it eats up the Outback like it was meant to do!   The NSW Central West is the…

Gear, News

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…

Features

HILUX KILLER 

When you can get 5 inches of lift and 35s under a Triton… CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE …what else do  you really need? When you’re working on an apprentice sparky’s wage, there’s a good to fair chance you’re not going…

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TOYOTA HILUX WITH THE WORKS 

610Nm of torque in a 1KD-powered HiLux that gets driven daily? Yep, really! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE When you want to build up a HiLux and you’re one of those blokes who doesn’t leave anything alone as it was…

Guides

TOYOTA FORTUNER: LONG TERMER 

After it winning last issue’s mid-sized wagon of the year award, we didn’t want to give the Toyota Fortuner back. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Thankfully, Toyota agreed to our request and was kind enough to let us hang onto…

4X4 Reviews

THE $70,000* STATUS SYMBOL 

What’s gold, has two doors, and makes everyone in small towns stare at you? The first defining experience of the LandCruiser was rolling down the main street of Gloucester – a small beef and dairy town nestled in the Great Diving Range not far from…

Vehicles

TRD HiLux released 

Toyota Racing Development gets its hands on the mighty Lux, and doesn’t do much really…   …Ok, that’s probably unfair. They did add a total of fifteen new parts, and they made the ute look tougher with some 18in alloys, sports bar and some actually…

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CROSS COUNTRY 4X4 TOYOTA INTERCOOLERS 

Cross Country 4X4 is another proud Australian company, that manufactures aftermarket enhanced intercooler kits for a range of four-wheel drives at its head office in Adelaide. If you are considering an upgrade, or perhaps turbo-charging a naturally aspirated diesel engine, the inclusion of a quality...
Vehicles

The New Toyota HiLux 

Forty-seven years after its introduction, the mighty Toyota HiLux has been reborn. And it’s about time, with current generation having over a decade-long run. This isn’t just a minor refresh consisting of new headlights and a few widgets, the HiLux has finally been given given…