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Next-gen T7 Ford Ranger on the way

Ford has released a video about what they call NextGenRanger on the new T7 platform. The current Ranger is on the T6 platform and was first released in 2011, working through PX, PX2 and current PX3 versions. So the T7 is a new design, but how new we don’t know…but it won’t be long to […]

19,000 electric Atlis utes are coming to Australia

Atlis Motor Vehicles is a USA-based startup dedicated to creating a range of fully-electric, ulitity, working vehicles. The specs are impressive – indiviudal wheel drive (IWD), four-wheel-steer, independent air suspension with 300mm+ of ground clearance, 447kW /1627Nm motor, GVM of around 9000kg, towing of 16,000kg (gooseneck), range of up to 800km and a 0-100% recharge […]

What the South African LC300 specs mean for Australia – towing, suspension, differentials and more

One of my readers has sent me the South Africa specs for the LC300, and there’s a few interesting nuggets of information for Australians. LC300 Differentials There are several differential types for the LC300. All vehicles will get Toyota’s excellent brake traction control system, but in addition there is: Front and rear cross-axle differential locks […]

LC300 pricing and more specs revealed

Toyota has released pricing and more specs for the LC300: Here’s the range and pricing, exclusive of on-road costs: GX: $89,990 – centre diff lock, brake traction controlGXL: $101,790 – centre diff lock, brake traction control, MTS (Multi Terrain Select, Toyota’s adaptive terrain system)VX: $113,990 – centre diff lock, brake traction control, MTSSAHARA: $131,190 – […]

Toyota LC70 Special Edition 70th Edition

Toyota Australia are releasing a special-edition LC70 to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Landcruiser. It’ll have a coil rear end, the twin-turbo V8 from the outgoing LC200 with its 6-speed automatic, properly calibrated electronics and a real glovebox. Only kidding! The basic mechanical package is the same as always, but there’s minor interior and […]