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09 Mar 2012
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota's iconic LandCruiser 200 wagon has received a heart transplant with the introduction of a more powerful and more efficient V8 petrol engine. LandCruiser's new 4.6-litre V8 features variable valve timing on both the inlet and exhaust ports, lifting power and torque while improving fuel economy and lowering emissions. The…
09 Mar 2012
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota's iconic LandCruiser 200 wagon has received a heart transplant with the introduction of a more powerful and more efficient V8 petrol engine. LandCruiser's new 4.6-litre V8 features variable valve timing on both the inlet and exhaust ports, lifting power and torque while improving fuel economy and lowering emissions. The…
18 Jan 2012
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota HiLux has completed a dream run in the world's toughest off-road race, achieving a podium finish in the 2012 Dakar rally. The double-cab petrol HiLux clinched third spot in the gruelling endurance event after two weeks of competition in the wilds of Argentina, Chile and Peru. Dakar is the…
05 Jan 2012
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota has overcome production disruptions caused by a tsunami in Japan and floods in Thailand to be the top-selling automotive brand for 2011. Official figures released today show Toyota's market-leading performance helped lift the automotive industry past one million sales for only the fourth year. Australians bought 1,008,437 new vehicles…
04 Jan 2012
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota's FJ Cruiser capped off its first year on sale in Australia by winning 4x4 Australia magazine's 4x4 of the Year title. FJ Cruiser beat the Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel, Range Rover Vogue TDV8 and Mercedes-Benz G 350 BlueTEC to take the top prize. 4x4 Australia editor Fraser Stronach said…
24 Nov 2011
Published in Mitsubishi
Scott Newbie’s tale of 4X4 passion and the love of the outdoors begins back in New Zealand. Imagine an excited young lad heading off with his dad to watch the adrenalin-pumping action of man and machine battling the elements; picture the boy’s widening eyes as a thundering vehicle approaches, engine…
08 Nov 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Hyundai
In the U.K., Hyundai has been honoured in What Car? magazine’s Used Car of the Year 2011 awards with the 2007 Santa Fe 2.2 CRTD CDX seven-seater winning the ‘Best Used SUV’ accolade.The seven-strong What Car? Used Car of the Year judging panel was made up from all areas of…
07 Nov 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota has listened to the demands of miners, farmers and other customers by launching an even tougher LandCruiser 200 Series wagon.The turbo-diesel GX has the features much-loved by owners who tend to torture, not just drive, their LandCruisers.They include vinyl floors, twin barn doors at the rear (vertically hinged), 17-inch…
04 Nov 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Ford
Ford Australia is aiming to halve the amount of paint sludge disposed to landfill.Working in conjunction with Australian waste specialist Geocycle, the paint sludge from Ford’s Broadmeadows facility is being used as an alternative source of fuel in the cement making process.The first shipment of sludge went to Geocycle’s processing…
28 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Ford
The Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) today announced it has awarded the all-new Ford Ranger a 5-star safety rating.The Australian-developed Ford Ranger achieved the top ANCAP safety rating based on detailed assessments from tests conducted by EuroNCAP, which reported the results achieved by the all-new Ford Ranger as both…
26 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Ford
The all-new Ford Ranger has made motoring history by becoming the first ever pickup to achieve a maximum 5 Star rating under the Euro NCAP crash test protocol.Ranger scored 89 per cent for overall safety – the best score ever earned by a pickup and one of the highest scores…
25 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Hyundai
Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled two innovative engines at the company’s annual powertrain conference held in Korea. The Gamma 1.6 T-GDI engine and Euro6 R-2.0 diesel engine represent the latest innovations to come from Hyundai’s in-house powertrain development program.The Gamma 1.6 T-GDI engine, which was developed over a period of…
25 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota’s progress on a safety upgrade for its vehicle fleet continues, with the announcement today by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) of a 5-star safety rating for the Toyota Tarago people mover.ANCAP Chair, Lauchlan McIntosh, said Toyota had upgraded the Tarago in October last year – introducing a…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
To celebrate 30 years in Australia, Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has released the 30th Anniversary Edition Triton, combining the Triton’s tough build with a host of extra features.Based on the 2012 model year 4x4 GLX-R, the 30th Anniversary Edition is available with a 2.5-litre turbo diesel engine coupled with…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
To celebrate 30 years in Australia, Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has announced the release of the 30th Anniversary Edition Outlander. With a host of specification and styling upgrades, this special edition Outlander offers versatility and value.Based on the 12MY Outlander LS, the 30th Anniversary Edition Outlander features a range…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited’s (MMAL) sporty and versatile Outlander has been updated for model year 2012 with two- and four-wheel drive variants receiving various safety and styling upgrades. The entire Outlander range is now available with reversing camera and reversing sensors, boosting the Outlander’s functionality and safety.The Outlander LS two-…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
To celebrate 30 years of Mitsubishi in Australia, Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has introduced the 30th Anniversary Edition Challenger which includes enhanced safety features combined with stylish touches to offer a value-packed vehicle. Safety has been increased in the 30th Anniversary Edition Challenger with the inclusion of side and…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
To celebrate 30 years in Australia, Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has announced the release of the 30th Anniversary Edition Pajero. With styling and specification upgrades, this special edition offers the Pajero’s legendary four-wheel drive capabilities with premium features. Based on the GLX range, the 30th Anniversary Edition Pajero features…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) versatile medium SUV, the Challenger, is now available as a two-wheel drive as part of the 2012 line-up.MMAL’s President and CEO, Genichiro Nishina, said the introduction of the two-wheel drive Challenger offers customers more flexibility and caters for the growing demand for two-wheel drive vehicles.“The…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) welcomes the arrival of the 2012 model year Triton utility line-up with the introduction of two new models; the 4x2 GLX-R Double Cab and the 4x4 GL-R Club Cab.The 2012 Triton offers a high powered turbo-diesel engine with class leading power, a range of safety…
24 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has announced increased safety and luxury appointments to the legendary Pajero range as part of the model year 2012 updates. With reversing cameras now available on most variants and a number of exterior and interior changes, the 2012 Pajero family boasts functionality, safety and style.Outside,…
21 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Hyundai
As part of its global commitment to help preserve the environment, Hyundai Motor Company has turned 30 square kilometres of infertile desert into grassland in China.. Since 2008, under the banner ‘Hyundai Green Zone project’, Hyundai has been assisting to halt the desertification and protect the ecosystem in Chakanor, an…
20 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mazda
Mazda BT-50 Global Production started in February 2006 Global sales of BT-50 have exceeded 255,153 units (as of end-August 2011) 2006: 12,440 2007: 56,355 2008: 63,698 2009: 50,518 2010: 50,231 2011: 36,751 (as of end-August2011) BT-50 has so far received several awards in countries as diverse as Australia, Thailand, Belgium…
20 Oct 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Mazda
Mazda has today confirmed pricing for its All-New BT-50 Freestyle and Dual Cabs.Value is the name of the game with each new model snaring a competitive price tag to match an extensive equipment list.All models in the All-New BT-50 range include air-conditioning, Bluetooth®, cruise control, MP3 compatible CD player with…
05 Sep 2011
by 4WDNews.com.au - 
Published in Toyota
Toyota has substantially raised the bar with an updated HiLux range that improves value by as much as $8,340 or 15.8 per cent.New styling and added features across the range plus reduced prices on many of the 35 HiLux variants have put Australia's top-selling workhorse in an even stronger position.Every…

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