Tag Archives: Vans

SMOOTH MOVER | VAN REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz V-Class

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is much more than just a mum bus  – Words by Stuart Martin.  John Travolta did his level best to make people-movers cool in Get Shorty, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made short work of some nasty Beemer-driving assassins while driving one as well, but the benefits of moving the masses in a vehicle appropriate to ...

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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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Cheeky Chappie | Small Van Review – Citroen Belingo

Warren Caves finds there’s much to like about the baby Citroen, especially pricewise – Images by Torque it Up With the looming release of an all-new Citroen Berlingo van for 2019, Citroen dealers are offering sharp pricing to lure buyers and put money back in business owners’ pockets. With drive-away pricing starting at $19,990 for the Berlingo L1, and $23990 ...

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BECOMING A-CUSTOMED | VAN REVIEW – Ford Transit

Brenton O’Connor takes the wheel of the Ford Transit Custom SWB Auto. The van market has changed dramatically in recent years. It was not that long ago that the van offerings in Australia were limited to Japanese cabover van designs (where the driver sits on top of the front axle, and the engine is underneath the drivers cabin), and, as ...

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VanAbility | VAN REVIEW -Chinese manufacturer LDV is chipping into mainstream van supply.

Chinese manufacturer LDV is chipping into mainstream van supply with a cost-competitive alternative in the form of the G10 In the world of automotive envy, it pays to remember that some buyers have no interest in which brand, model or perhaps even colour of vehicle they purchase. Some, having bought and paid for the new vehicle that will be used ...

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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 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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Renault’s Christmas Present – a Renault Kangoo for just $21,990

At just $21,990 you can drive away during the festive season in a brand new five-speed manual, petrol-engined Kangoo. For those wanting an automatic transmission the deal is just as good, with the pricing combining at  $23,990 drive-away.  Both offers are valid until New Year’s Day – the 8th Day of Christmas – and include the bonus of an extra two years factory warranty, for a ...

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Renault adds a Lifestyle focus for the Kangoo

There’s a new additional option for Renault’s five-seat Kangoo Maxi Crew model in the form of a Lifestyle Pack available on the long-wheelbase variant. Power and torque outputs remain unchanged, with the 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine driving through the front wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox. Priced at $1290, the Lifestyle Pack provides R-LINK enhanced audio and navigation system with ...

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MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

Delivery analyses the medium van segment and finds a wealth of difference. The medium van one tonne payload segment deserves much more attention than it usually gets from buyers, not only because pricing right now is at very keen levels, but also because of the increasing levels of technology available as part of the humble delivery van. Out of the ...

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