UTES & CAB CHASSIS – LARGE
Large utes or cab-chassis have two-tonnes payload capacity and/or big-bore engines. It’s a small segment of the Australian market, but watch this space.
The Ram has been Cummins-powered since 1989. It’s taken nearly 30 years to make it Down Under as RHD-converted ute, but the wait has been worth it. The latest model was released in September 2021.
The Toyota LandCruiser has been the Australian bush’s favourite workhorse since Leslie Thiess (later Sir Leslie) introduced the first Land Cruisers to Australia in the 1970s. Evolution, not revolution, is the name of the game, but the 70 Series has now become much more complex..
Many industries are interested in zero-pollution electric vehicles – particularly underground mining – and the ubiquitous LandCruiser ute is an obvious candidate for electrification.
Released in mid-2018 the HSV-modified Chevrolet Silverado 2500 range comes with truck-diesel grunt.
The tray-back version of the G-Wagon was released in early 2017. Outback Travel Australia managed to get its hands on one of the pre-production vehicles for an exclusive report.
Harrison F-Trucks is offering the F-Series from the legendary F150, to the Superduty F250, F350, F450, and F550 models.
Performax, a major importer and converter of American vehicles for almost 25 years, has completed compliance engineering on the Tundra, allowing it to be registered in every State and Territory in Australia.