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Up Market Load Lugger | UTE REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Brenton O’Connor lives with the X-Class in the inner suburbs of Melbourne Following on from the successful media launch of the X Class in Tasmania earlier this year, a follow-up opportunity was provided by Mercedes-Benz to spend a week behind the wheel to gain a greater knowledge of the vehicle through regular driving. For the purposes of testing, I put ...

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LONE WOLF | UTE Review -Will Mazda remain the underachiever in the ute market?

Will Mazda remain the underachiever in the ute market? – Words and image by Stuart Martin. There’s something to be said about going it alone, and Mazda Australia’s efforts with the revamped BT-50 demonstrate the brand’s determination in Australia. Packing the same amount of grunt as the Ranger, and arguably sitting on a better suspension tune, the BT didn’t go ...

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iLOAD to GO | Van Review – Hyundai iLoad

Hyundai’s iLoad shows that a semi-bonneted van design still retains maximum appeal for the average PUD fleet operator – Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up. Hyundai’s popular and hardworking iLoad LCV (light commercial vehicle) range has received a styling makeover and significant appointment upgrades to draw new buyers to the Korean makers 2018 offering. Originally released a ...

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SPRINTER DEBUT | UTE Review -2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

One of the world’s best vans just got better – Warren Caves takes a first drive of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter It’s not often that an existing light commercial vehicle model continues to win accolades and awards when a replacement model is waiting in the wings, but that’s exactly the case for Mercedes-Benz and its Sprinter van range. The current ...

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PREVIEW MERCEDES BENZ X-CLASS UTE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mercedes-Benz moves into the ute market, and, in doing so, it changes all the ground rules – by Chris Mullett It was five years in the making, but as it enters the Australian market in April of 2018 the X-Class will set totally new limits of ability that currently are not matched by any of its competitors. Placing a new ...

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DELIVERY MAGAZINE puts the Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute through its paces in Chile | Transport News

Santiago, Chile: Delivery Magazine drove the new X-Class ute from Mercedes-Benz, six months  ahead of its  introduction to the Australian market scheduled for April of next year.The unique drive programme follows Delivery’s involvement in the development of the new ute that over the past year has resulted in meeting with  the various engineers of the German carmaker as they outlined ...

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THE INSIDE TRACK- Sprinter holds its own amongst the competition | VAN REVIEW

The Sprinter may be due for replacement in the next 18 months, but it still holds its own amongst the competition If a manufacturer can get a high recognition factor through the name of its vehicle design, it’s almost a guarantee for success for generations to come. While an obvious example of this success comes in the form of passenger ...

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THE SECOND COMING – LDV G10 Van | VAN REVIEW

Can LDV win back Australian buyers? – Report by Rob Randazzo LDV (Leyland DAF Vans) has certainly had a rocky past, changing ownership four times since becoming an independent company in 1993, and moving base from Britain to China to become part of the SAIC conglomerate. After much hype but little action by the previous Australian importers and distributors, WMC ...

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THE VAN MAN | Small Van Review

Rob Randazzo and Brenton O’Connor review the small to medium van sector. Visitors to Sydney airport can gain an immediate impression of the importance of the van segment to the courier market simply by walking past the huge DHL courier depot located adjacent to the domestic terminal. It’s a hive of activity as dozens of yellow bee-like Ford Transits of ...

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RAM Pricing reduced to $129,990 DRIVEAWAY

The legendary RAM truck is now available from $129,990 Driveaway for the last of the 2016 model year vehicles in dealer stock. Powered by a 6.7 litre Cummins turbo diesel engine producing 276 kW and 1084 Nm of torque, a RAM Trucks feature a towing capacity of up to 6989 kg for the RAM 2500 and 6170 kg for the ...

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