Dodge RAM 2500

If you're looking for a serious workhorse, then your in the market for a RAM. The old American muscular favourite is back and packing a punch. Australians have a growing appetite for utes that can comfortably tow more than the three tonnes, and, consequently, that prompted our deeper interest in trying out the latest RAM offering, by way of American Special Vehicles. The RAM 2500 was created in a joint-venture between Ateco Automotive and the Walkinshaw Automotive Group, the latter completing the [...]

May 25th, 2017|Dodge, RAM|

In-built Esky upgrade for the 2017 RAM 2500

RAM have taken cup holders to a whole new level. The RAM pick-up has had an upgrade which now allows you to store up to 10 slabs of soft drink cans and ice... if that's what your heart desires. It's alleged that here in Australia we will be receiving the ultimate Esky dream 'the RamBox storage system' which features two vertical ‘lockers’ measuring 1.52 metres along the length of the loading area. Each 243-litre space is lockable using the car’s central locking [...]

May 25th, 2017|RAM|

Con Celebrates 10 Years of Service with Tynan Motors

We would like to congratulate Con Koutsonicolis, our star Mitsubishi Sales Manager for 10 years of outstanding service within our Tynan Motor Group. Con has been a loyal part of the team over the years and we are happy to celebrate this milestone with him. Con has been an outstanding team member in what feels like more than 10 great years. What makes Con a star manager of Tynan Mitsubishi is his attention to detail and his process and procedural drive, which in turn creates a positive flow [...]

May 25th, 2017|Mitsubishi, Tynan Motors|

Mitsubishi Triton 2017 Review

The Mitsubishi Triton is something of an unsung hero in this segment. Capable off-road, good to drive on-road, and generously equipped, the Triton deserves to be more popular with buyers. Currently the Triton sits in third place on the Ute sales ladder, behind the top-selling Toyota HiLux and second-placed Ford Ranger. Triton is also one of the segment’s fresh faces, with the MQ-series range arriving in Australia in April 2015. The Exceed grade tested here was lightly updated in December 2016 with [...]

May 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Fatality rate four times higher in an older vehicle

Why you should seriously consider upgrading from your year 2000 or earlier vehicle. ANCAP have released the results of a car-to-car crash test that shows the impact of a front on collision between a 1998 vehicle and a 2008 model. This test dramatically demonstrates the improvements made in vehicle safety over the past two decades. This comes as new analysis shows older vehicles are over-represented in fatality crashes. “This test physically illustrates the benefits of newer, safer cars,” said ANCAP Chief [...]

May 19th, 2017|Automotive News|

The First Tynan Mercedes-AMG Drive Day

Tynan Mercedes-AMG Drive Day Event 2017   Attendees gathered in our showroom on Sunday morning to fuel up for a drive of their life. How often do you get to experience beauty and power all in one? Well, while driving a Mercedes-AMG along the Coast line, you sure get a surreal sensation you don't often get to experience. Mercedes-AMG drivers followed the road from the Boulevard down through the Royal National Park and hit the Sea Cliff Bridge where to [...]

May 12th, 2017|AMG, Mercedes-Benz|

New Record Recorded by Honda Civic Type R

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has set a new record for the fastest front-wheel drive lap at Nürburgring. The model was only just newly revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show and has already been put to the test. Proving that this new car has what it takes, the Honda Civic Type R has set a new benchmark lap time for front-wheel drive cars at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. On the 3rd of April 2017, a development car lapped the world-famous circuit [...]

May 11th, 2017|Honda|

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Getting Closer to Australian Shores?

2018 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Trackhawk With Australian demand for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk increasing day by day for the vehicle to be released here, customers, FCA Australia and other fans of the newly released Jeep may have there wishes granted soon enough. Plans regarding the Trackhawk have yet to be confirmed OR denied which is positive news as the idea has not been shut down. Fiat-Chrysler Australia CEO Steve Zanlunghi has made no secret of his desire to see the [...]

May 11th, 2017|Jeep|

LDV T60 2017 Review

The Tough New LDV T60 LDV is apart of SAIC - Shanghai Automotive International Group which has a wide range of automotive brands under its umbrella and targeting worldwide sales of 7.6 million vehicles this year. Here in Australia the Ateco Automotive Group is LDV's seller and distributor of the popular G10 and V80 vans. Ateco has expectations that the T60 will also become a best-seller. About the T60 The LDV T60 is targeting two separate markets, the family and recreational lifestyle [...]

May 11th, 2017|LDV|

Subaru Do Drive Away with a Win in the West

Subaru do Motorsport has scored its first heat win for 2017 by 3.1 seconds in a close, competitive race at the CAMS Australian Rally Championship. The contest in the Make Smoking History Forest Rally, near Nannup, Western Australia threw tough conditions at drivers on the slippery forest stage but Molly Taylor, driving the Production Rally Car (PRC) class All-Wheel Drive WRX STI came away with the win. It came down to two 0.85 kilometres blasts around Nannup Oval to confirm [...]

May 11th, 2017|Subaru|