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The Ranger Wildtrak X was a popular option in the last generation version of Ford's popular dual cab ute, so, no surprise it's back for an encore performance as a special edition in the current generation model. Does its extra equipment make it a better workhorse and are the extra dollars required to acquire it justified? Contributing Journalist Mark Oastler provides the answers.
Larger, stronger, roomier, safer and more comfortable, the sixth‑gen Triton for 2024 elevates Mitsubishi's mid‑size ute to fresh heights for the brand. And while its lack of V6 diesel and/or hybrid availability is disappointing, the all‑new chassis's Australian‑specific tune is a big step forward. We won't know how it behaves on‑road, but a stint off‑road shows how far this ute has come.
Toyota's GR (Gazoo Racing) performance brand is spreading across the Japanese giant's line‑up. Even the HiLux ute is getting in the act with a GR Sport variant designed to take the fight up to Ford Ranger Wildtrak and Raptor. But what's it like as a work truck?