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PLAYING IN THE TRAFIC | Van review – Renault Trafic

Neil Dowling takes the shortest version of Renault’s van range for a workout. RENAULT’S efficient Trafic van now comes with one less feature that will delight every delivery operator – a clutch pedal. The 2020 Trafic, distinguished by a more imposing and arguably prettier face together with upmarket vertical taillights, now adds an automatic transmission to compete on a level ...

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Expert Advice | Van Review

Peugeot strengthens its focus on the Australian LCV market European mid-size vans have taken the fight to the established Asian brands in recent years and the reasons are easy to understand. European vans have long enjoyed a reputation for incorporating higher levels of safety, improved standards of ride and handling and for offering more comfort to minimise driver fatigue. They’re ...

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Renault Attraction increases with EOFY Benefits | TRANSPORT NEWS

Renault Australia has value-packed offers on the award-winning LCV range of Trafic, Master, and Kangoo throughout May. The Renault Trafic is now available from $37,990 drive away for the short wheelbase manual version. The automatic line-up now starts from $45,490 drive away, complete with Renault’s Efficient Dual Clutch transmission (EDC). Buyers can take advantage of a competitive 3.9 per cent finance offer ...

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LIVING THE DREAM | UTE Review – RAM 1500

How does the RAM 1500 compare with the 2500 in the choice of petrol V8 versus diesel straight six?  Delivery and its sister heavy truck publication PowerTorque have been involved in analysis of the RAM Trucks model line-up since the idea of creating an official brand presence was first discussed at the headquarters of the Ateco group. With a long ...

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CAUGHT IN TRAFIC |TRANSPORT NEWS – The latest developments in the world of LCVs from France, Japan and India

Australia’s best-selling medium-sized European van, the Renault Trafic, is gaining a new sibling as the French manufacturer rejigs its Trafic range, enabling buyers to take advantage of Government incentives for tax breaks when purchasing new equipment. Into the Renault model mix comes an 85 kW long-wheelbase variant, extending the range lengthwise from the short-wheelbase 5.2-cubic-metre version that uses the same ...

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Chinese Trailblazing | UTE REVIEW – LDV T60 UTE

LDV adds extra interest to its T60 ute range. – Report by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  The hotly-contested dual-cab 4×4 market has seen its fair share of contenders throughout the past few years with manufacturers all vying for their piece of this lucrative market. In such a booming sector, it comes as no surprise to see new ...

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SPRINTER UPDATE | VAN REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Brenton O’Connor takes the wheel of the rear-wheel-drive Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 314 Long Wheelbase Van Late in 2018, Mercedes-Benz Australia launched the all-new Sprinter range. This included, for the first-time, front-wheel-drive offerings in addition to the rear-wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive, cab chassis and transfer bus options that Sprinter customers have come to expect. It’s this expansive product offering of 1700 variants that is ...

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Ford proves two turbos are better than one

RANGER BI-TURBO | UTE REVIEW -Ford proves two turbos are better than one

In a segment awash with four-cylinder turbo-diesels, the arrival of the new Ford Ranger with an in-line five-cylinder turbo-diesel was a welcome change in 2011. This venerable five-cylinder has served well in the Ranger, which ranks consistently at the top of Ford’s sales chart, thousands of units ahead of the second-placed Mustang. The bigger five-cylinder engine remains, offered in six-speed ...

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PEAK POWER | UTE REVIEW – VW Amarok

VW’s Amarok adds horsepower, but does it add appeal? – Words by Stuart Martin. Horsepower wars killed the Phase IV Ford Falcon and a few other projects at Holden and Chrysler, and now the punch-up is on in the dual-cab ute segment. In the Euro/Japanese ute debate, it’s an all-German brawl this time as Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz trade V6 salvos, ...

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A new look for Mitsubishi’s Triton

MID-FIELD PLAYER | UTE REVIEW – Mitsubishi Triton

A new look for Mitsubishi’s Triton – Words by Stuart Martin. The top-selling Mitsubishi so far this year sports a new face and upgraded safety features, in the latest incarnation of the Triton nameplate that stretches back more than four decades. Production has topped more than 4.7 million in that time, and, so far this year, sales volumes show no ...

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