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.
Since the first Land Cruisers came to Australia in the 1970s evolution, not revolution, has been the name of the game, but in 2022 the 70 Series became much more complex and added the HiLux diesel option for 2024.
The Ineos Grenadier Quartermaster ute made its global debut at the July 2023 Goodwood Festival of Speed, in the UK. Developed and built alongside the Grenadier Station Wagon, the double cab pick-up has the same off-road capability as its stablemate.
Released in mid-2018 the HSV-modified Chevrolet Silverado 2500 range comes with truck-diesel grunt.
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.
Many industries are interested in zero-pollution electric vehicles – particularly underground mining – and the ubiquitous LandCruiser ute is an obvious candidate for electrification.
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.