by clicking the arrows at the side of the page, or by using the toolbar.
by clicking anywhere on the page.
by dragging the page around when zoomed in.
by clicking anywhere on the page when zoomed in.
web sites or send emails by clicking on hyperlinks.
Email this page to a friend
Search this issue
Index - jump to page or section
Archive - view past issues
The Mercury Cars Guide : August 1st 2009
Saturday, August 1, 2009 COMACCLAIMVS1996 Commercial Vehicles TRUCKS FOR SALE Kenworth T904, 600 hp CAT Mack Titan 600 hp CAT Ford L9000 tipper Mack Qantum 500hp Cummins Mitsubishi FV 6x4 LWB Enquiries Ph 0419 130 831 2 HEAVY DUTY Trucks, bodykit, mags, cd player, with wiring kit for subs, tint wind, lowered. $3,000. 0418 986 050 0 COMMODORE VN wag, auto, 6 mth reg, good tyres, CD, MP3, drives well, very clean/ tidy, $2,000. Ph 0438 896 049. 0 COMMODORE VN 89, 16'' mags, extractors, 5 months rego, 5 spd, goes well, $3,000 ono. Ph 0439 370 263 0 COMMODOREVL genuine V8, sgle rail, less motor, gd cond, ex pursuit $2,999 firm. Ph 0415 874 311 0 COMMODOREVKCALAIS 3.8L, V6, lowered, cd, c/l, p/w, very good orig cond, may trade, $2,800ono. 0416 975 530. 0 COMMODORE VN mechanically good, no reg, body little rough. ........... $900 ono ph 0408 778 116 0 COMMODORE VR Exec, black, $950. Ph 0427 230 157. 0 COMMODORE VL auto, welded diff, white over silver, Calais front end. $2,200 ono. Ph 0449 085 005. 0 ISUZUNPR4X4 1998, 6.0 GVM, 184,000ks, a/c, extensive tool boxes, 1 tonne hiab, 1 owner, exc cond, $38,500incl GST 0418 127 317 0 ISUZU NPR300 d/cab, 97 mod, tipper, exc cond, $24,500 ono. Ph 0417 178 982. 1 NISSANUDMK150 Turbo diesel, ’00 mod, steel drop side tray, p/s, a/c, tool boxes, reg, exc cond, $24,900 incl GST.. Ph 0428 995 334 0 To Advertise Your Business Here Call 62 300 520 or email email@example.com 2 TOYOTA DYNA 95 model, 14' flat tray, A1, sale/ swap, $10,000. Ph 6239 6351 1 TOYOTADYNATIPPER diesel, reg, new tyres, reasonable cond, $5,000. 6250 2521. 0 Western Star C16 18 spd, 46/160 on 6 rod, bullbar, alloys, 0438 792246 1 MOREVEHICLES! There are more cars in CARSguide Extra. To find them, look in the index of today’s classifieds. DEADLINE FOR CARSGUIDE 8PM THURSDAY 1 COMMODORE wagon, VP 1993, 10/09 reg, $1,500. Ph 0417 858 761. 0 COROLLA CS HATCH 86 auto, good mags/tyres/motor/ reg, ideal 1st car $1,800 ono. Ph 0417 349 158. 0 COROLLA CSi Seca ’90 hatch, red, alloys, 5 spd, p/s, a/c, CD, lovely car $2,990. 6231 3131 0 COROLLA 1976, reg to Feb, good running condition, $675. Ph 0407 442 223 0 COROLLA 4X4 wagon (93), 1.6 EFi, 5 spd, a/c, p/s, CD, $2,990. Ph 6231 3131 0 COROLLA ’69 KE10, 64,000 miles, vgc, $1,800. 0407 523 034 or 6263 5067. 0 COROLLA hatch 1990, 5 spd, CD, tidy, goes well, $3,000 ono. Ph 0418 646 937 0 COROLLA 85 auto, alloys, CD, new tyres, tidy car, $850 ono. 0447 957 249 or 0447 035 401 0 CORONA 1984 5spd, goes well, cd, immobiliser, $1,000. 6273 9331 or 0409 739 331. 0 DAEWOOLANOS’97 Very tidy, September reg, $2,950ono. Ph 0417 920 476. 0 DAIHATSU CHARADE 1995 CD, t/w, 150,000ks, minor damage drivers door, perf 1st car $1,700 ono. 0437 181 150. 0 DAMAGED 90 mod 300ZX, still drivable, front damage, no reg, over $4,000 spent on motor alone, $3,000 ono must sell. Ph 0427 337 608. 0 DATSUN SUNNY ’79 good cond, $2,500. 0413 159 757 0 DATSUN 120Y SEDAN Reg Dec, reliable, economical $800. Ph 6247 9097 0 EB FORD wgn (no reg), exc fuel injected 4 ltr, 5 spd man. Drive away or tow $800. 6263 3261 or 0458 234 994 0 ED1994FORDFAIRMONT gd cond, new tyres, reg 11/09. $1,950ono. 0418 376 400. 0 FAIRMONT GHIA EL 1997, goes well, good cond, $1,150 ono. Ph 0438 018 634. 0 FALCONAU1999UTE white, auto, repairable write-off, $1,200ono. Ph 0447 935 812. 0 FALCON EB ’92, exc cond, tow bar, elec trailer brakes, first to see will buy, may swap, $1,750 ono Ph 0438 220562 0 Under $3,000 AA SCRAP THAT AA ALL CARS AND BODIES removed free, Ph 0439 354 918 0 AAAA $30 Cash paid for complete cars, vans, trucks, Hobart area. Free pickup most other areas. Ph 0415 132 783 2 AAA SCRAPPY AAA Cars on wheels removed free. Ph 0407 891 371 or 6239 1371 Slab for complete goers 0 AU2 2000 gas, 4 dr auto sedan reg till September, was $3,500 will sell for $2,999 ono ph 6326 2997. 0 A 92 SUBARU S/Wagon, 4WD, a/c, MP3, immob, clean, tidy, goes well $1,450 ono. Ph 0418 579 866. 0 BARINA 1989, 1 family car, fully garaged, 131,000 ks, new tyres, 6 m reg, one of the best, $3,000. Ph 6248 8400. 0 BMW E30 Zender body kit, mags, suspension,CD stacker full leather interior, $1,500. Ph 0408 065 638 0 CAMRY 1991 2.0 auto, p/s, a/c, tint, 164,000kms, 11 mths reg, good cond, goes great $2,600 ono Ph 0417 385 731 0 CELICA TA22 Project car $1,000. Ph 6253 5729 0 CHEAP Falcon 89 auto sed, 11/09 reg, p/s, a/c, 245,000ks, above average cond, $1,650. Ph 0407 873 484. 0 LOSE yourself in The Sunday Tasmanian —it’s packed with news and features. 0 Cars FALCON WAGON AU 1999 p/s, a/c, c/l, e/w, very tidy, looks/drives A1, super buy $2,990. Ph 0417 323 620. 0 FALCON XE ute ’84, very good motor, mech very good, 6 mths reg, $1,000. 6267 1469 0 FOR FALCON 1996, auto, silver, very good condition. MUST SELL, going o/seas. $3,000. Ph 0434 035 908 0 FORD CAPRI TURBO 90 mod, navy blue, 17in mags, 5 spd, immob, cd, no reg, $2,500. Ph 0427 613 783 or 6275 2802. 0 FORDCourier ute f/t, 01/83, reg 29/09. $950 ono. Ph 0417 444 274. 0 FORD ED ’94 all options, mags lowered, CD, goes well, 1/10 reg, $2,200 ono. 0415 230 231 0 FORD FAIRLANE, near new tyres, goes well, rebuilt transmission $2,500. Ph 6231 4800 0 FORD Falcon AUII 2002, high ks, well maintained, vgo, gas, auto, rego, cheap motoring, $2,800 ono. 0450 153 726. 0 FORDFALCONFUTURA 1998, 9 mths reg, new tyres, towbar, 220,000ks, exc cond, reg serv, $2,975. 6297 6280. 0 FORD FESTIVA 95, 5 door hatch, manual, 155,000 kms, 6 months reg, $3,000. Ph 6266 4197 or 0438 664 197. 0 Mark Brown Auto Wholesalers 6278 1603 or 0400 483 986. 0 FORD FESTIVA ’92 1.3litre, 5spd, 4 door, 5 mths reg, good condition, $1,800 ono phone 0411 101 716 0 FORD FESTIVA 1991 5dr hatchback, 5 spd man, reco motor, a/c, 9 mths reg, goes well $1,100 ono 0418 346 255 0 FORD FESTIVA TRIO Sports 2 dr, 97 mod, 5 spd, 234,000ks, $2,990. Ph 0427 812 153. 0 FORD LASER 91, 5 spd man, low km’s, excellent cond, $2,000 ono. Ph 6249 9356. 0 FORDFESTIVA 1997 only 120,000 ks, $2,990. Classifieds 62 300 400 • carsguide.com.au —15 New gloss on workhorse M AHINDRA’S progress in the Australian market to date might have been slow and steady, but it says it is here for the long term and its revised Pik-Up is proof positive of its commitment. Key among the changes the Indian car- maker has made to its tough workhorse are those aimed at lifting its safety rating to an anticipated three stars once it is tested by ANCAP. With dual front airbags and antiskid ABS brakes standard across the Pik-Up range Mahindra is confident it will achieve a threestar ANCAP rating. While some Pik-Up customers, notably farmers might not appreciate the addition of airbags as they prevent them from using their vehicles to push and shove gates, equipment and stock around their farms, but the extra safety features are sure to appeal to city slickers. Towndwellers are also likely to be attracted to the new grille, headlights, fog lamps, bumperandbonnet scoop thatcombine to give the Pik-Up a fresh new face and make it more appealing. Add to the external makeover new ergonomically designed seats for improved comfort, a sporty gear knob and park brake lever, tilt-adjustable steering column, new fabric trim, a new CD sound system with MP3 compatibility and steering wheel controls, and powered mirrors, and you get the impression Mahindra is trying to reach out to buyers wanting more from their utes than the rugged reliability Mahindra has been relying on to win over sceptical Australians. As it was in the first generation of the Pik- Up the range consists of single and dual-cab utes and cab-chassis models, with either two or four-wheel drive, and powered by a 2.5-litre common rail turbo diesel engine boasting 79kWat 3800 revsand247Nmat 1800-2200 revs. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard, there is no auto available, and the four-wheel drive transfer case has electric selection. The suspension is a proven tough combina- tion of front torsion bars and rear leaf springs, the steering is power assisted and the brakes Co-Op Toyota THE all new third generation Prius is now at Co-op Toyota. Powered by Toyota’s hybrid synergy drive technology and containing many world firsts, it is Toyota’s most dynamic, technologically advanced Prius yet. The vehicle has also gained a five-star rating from the Government Green Vehicle Guide for its combination of fuel economy (3.9 litres per 100km) and its low CO2 emissions (89 grams per km). Lexus of Hobart THE newly released Lexus RX 450h has arrived at Lexus of Hobart. With a 3.5-litre VVT-i V6 engine employing the Atkinson, or high expansion, cycle to optimize efficiency, the Lexus luxury SUV takes another great leap forward. This petrol-electric hybrid will use 6.4 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres and emit 150 grams of CO2—a figure never before achieved in any SUV in Australia. Motors Citroen MOTORS have a number of special offers on the Citroen C3 range with savings of over $3300. There is a 2009 plated C3 Exclusive with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and four-speed automatic transmission for $23,990 drive away. They also have a deal on their 2009 C3 Exclusive powered by a 1.6-litre diesel engine with a five-speed manual gearbox for $24,540 drive away with metallic paint. Two available at this price. WORLD FIRSTS: The new 2009 Toyota Prius available at Co-Op Toyota. DJ Nissan new cars Motors Holden AN Epica CDX sedan in white pearl paint is the best deal in the Holden yard today. At $25,861 drive away, save $6438 off the regular price. Hurry as this vehicle is not expected to last the day. DJ Kia WHEEL Deal of the week at Kia is their Sportage LX manual for $22,990 drive away. It features an economical 2.0-litre engine, power steering, air conditioning, dual airbags, ABS braking, EBD, cruise control, power windows, remote central locking and immobiliser. Metalic and mica paint for an extra $450. DJ Mitsubishi THE last RX Outlander at DJs must be sold. It is one of only 300 built. Features include 18-inch black chrome alloys, body kit, HID headlamps, smart key, Rockford Fosgate premium audio, satellite navigation and reversing camera. Drive away at $45,990. DJ Mazda A MAZDA 2 Maxx automatic demonstrator is available for $20,990 drive away. Features include alloy wheels, rear spoiler, six-stack CD and looking modern and sleek in passion orange. NISSAN’S 350Z features more power than ever before, 230kW. It rides on 18-inch shadow chrome lightweight alloy wheels with high performance tyres — this car looks aggressive and sexy. Full leather interior, climate control and a high output Bose six-CD sound system. This 2008 demonstrator has travelled less than 1000km and with a saving of approx $10,000, it is yours for $59,990 drive away. Performance Automobiles THERE is a sharp deal on an ImprezaWRXsedan manual at Performance Automobiles. This demo model has silver paint, is normally $45,243.10 but is on sale for $41,980. Taking control was necessary to advance with Graham Smith wheels areacomboof front discsandreardrumswith standard ABS antiskid electronics. All models boast a payload of at least 1 tonne — the single-cab two-wheel-drive is the highest at 1160kg, and all will tow up to 2.5-tonne. Mahindra’s warranty is for three years or 100,000km and there’s also 24-hour roadside assistance for three years. Mahindra launched in the Australian mar- ket with the Pik-Up two years ago as partner in a joint venture with Tynan Motor Industries, but has since taken control of the operation by acquiring an 80 per cent share and renaming the company Mahindra Automotive Australia. the Mahindra cause in Australia, said Pravin Shah, Mahindra executive vice president of international operation in the automotive sector. Shah said he was satisfied with the progress the company had made, and reconfirmed its commitment to stay in Australia for the long term. When asked about sales, Shah refused to elaborate, saying he preferred not to speak about sales as they simply provided a yardstick for others outside the Mahindra to measure his company’s success. All he would say is that they were in the thousands. The number has four figures, was all he would say — between 1000 and 9999. He was keen to talk up the future. Shah said Mahindra was likely to release an SUV in the coming months, and had plans for all-new SUV and Pik-Up models for 2011. The new global models are currently being developed on all-new platforms with the intention of selling them throughout the world. SLICKER:Newfeatures take the Pik-Up beyond rugged reliability.
July 25th 2009
August 8th 2009