21 Sep 2017

The Petrol 4×4 Watch – September 2017

Want a petrol 4×4? There’s still a few left. UPDATE 21/09/17 – Toyota revise Hilux and drop petrols. HERE IS A LIST of all the petrol 4×4 wagons and utes with low range you can buy new. Why would you choose petrol over diesel? Less complexity – no DPF, no

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14 Sep 2017

The 11 ways the Toyota LC79 is different to the mainstream utes

The Toyota LandCruiser LC79 is a ute, but different. MOST UTES on today’s market are independent-front end, leaf rear and follow much the same design criteria. That’s Hilux, Ranger, D-MAX, Triton and the rest, which we’ll call “mainstream utes”. There are a few standouts though, such as the heavy-duty RAM

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17 Aug 2017

My drive in a Ram 2500 Laramie

So you want to tow heavy things? You’ve looked at the 200 Landcruiser and the Y62 Patrol and are wondering “Is there something better?” Here is the answer – the Ram 2500 Laramie! This vehicle was built to tow, not built as a wagon you can tow with. Standard features

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09 Aug 2017

2017 Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series offroad review

ROBERT PEPPER’S 2017 TOYOTA LC79 OFFROAD REVIEW WITH PRICING, SPECS, RIDE AND HANDLING, SAFETY, VERDICT AND SCORE. In a nutshell: The LandCruiser remains the toughest and most heavy-duty 4X4 on the market. That’s why it is so respected and commands the price it does, despite its age. 2017 Toyota LandCruiser LC79

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21 Jul 2017

Tow Comparison – Mitsubishi Pajero vs Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

The Mitsubishi Pajero will be discontinued, so is the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport a fit replacement for towing? MITSUBISHI released the Pajero Sport back in 2015 initially as a 5 seater, then in 2016 followed up with 7 seater models. Just to make things interesting, the Pajero as we know it

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20 Jun 2017

Mitsubishis in the Sand – Outlander and Pajero Sport

Not every new-car dealer lacks offroad knowledge. Thanks to Chadstone Mitsubishi we drive a Pajero Sport and Outlander on the dunes. AS A GENERAL RULE, your average new-car dealer has less than no clue about offroading. Over the years, I’ve heard many stories from readers about poor advice, and my

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30 May 2017

Compared: Toyota Prado Vs Ford Everest

The Toyota Prado is the top-selling mid-sized offroader, and Ford wants a piece of that action, so, which one’s best?

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30 May 2017

2017 Ford Everest Trend Review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Ford Everest Trend review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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30 May 2017

2017 Toyota Prado Kakadu Review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Toyota Prado Kakadu review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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