It’s a very competitive world in the utility (ute) market. As I suggested in my recent take on the Nissan Navarra ST 4×4 Dual Cab, it’s the most represented segment of the Australian Car Business. Mazda has upgraded its offering with the Mazda BT-50
Hello there – Bob Aldons, The Car Guy on this beautiful Friday in Redcliffe, Queensland, down under in Australia. Thomas Holland from Throttle House gets to drive some really cool cars.This week, he’s in the 2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. If you remember, he wasn’t very complimentary of the EcoBoost version (no surprise there), so let’s see what he thinks about the 5.0 V8.
Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, and former Isuzu Ute dealer helping to celebrate IUA’s 10th anniversary in Australia.Back in early 2008, the then and first managing director of Isuzu Ute Australia, Hitoshi Kono, and his right-hand man, Takeshi ‘Kasa” Kasahara approached me and my business partner with a view to taking on a brand new franchise, Isuzu Ute. With a financial involvement with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, (we were Mitsubishi dealers as well) we both welcomed the approach and agreed to sign on.
Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy with a press release from Mitsubishi Motors Australia regarding specification improvement and price reduction on The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVNow, more affordable than ever, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $45,990 (plus government charges and dealer delivery) which places it squarely in the more affordable medium SUV range.
Konnichiwa, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with a press release from Suzuki Auto Co in Brisbane. Most economical small car to own and operate – Suzuki Swift of courseI’ve been a Suzuki advocate since taking on the Suzuki franchise way back in August 2000. Back then my business partner and I acquired Redcliffe Mitsubishi and Suzuki at Redcliffe from long-term owners Alistair Stewart and Roy Elkington. The Mitsubishi part of the transaction was pretty easy to justify, Suzuki not so much.
Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with Hyundai’s press release about the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Hyundai’s new-generation family favourite makes style, safety and connectivity standard and raises the bar again in the large SUV category. Here’s what the company has to say about the 2019 Hyundai Sante Fe.