In some of the most desolate and demanding country in Australia, Mahindra’s Pik-Up 4x4s are thriving. Spanning more than 396,000 square kilometres, Central West Queensland has a population density of just over .03 people per square kilometre – suffice to say it’s terrain suited to only the toughest and most reliable of vehicles. A failure of any kind could become very inconvenient, to say the least.

The Mahindra Pikup is a bit more surprising than you might think

Trade Farm Machinery have recently done a review of our Pik-Up vs the Toyota Landcruiser. Find out the verdict here.

Unsealed 4X4

Find out why Ray chose a Mahindra Pik-Up for his epic journey here.


Living in Toowoomba atop the Great Dividing Range, Erin Flemming bought her Mahindra XUV 500 AWD so she could better tackle the mountains - but not in the way you might think. Rather than four-wheel driving, Erin's hobby is cross-country mountain bike racing. “I used to have a two-door 4WD,” said the 22-year-old hairdresser, “and I couldn't really fit my mountain bike comfortably in the back, so I said to Dad, ‘I need a bigger car that fits stuff in’.”

MICHAEL’S 2300km EASTER DASH to Carnarvon National Park

You've got five days off, an off-road van and a Mahindra Pik up. What do you do? Not one to waste a long weekend, forty-three-year-old electrical lines person Michael O'Brien knew the answer without even thinking about it. He and his partner Tracey boosted off on a quick, 2300-kilometre round trip to Queensland’s famous Carnarvon National Park in Central Queensland.

Paul’s Pik-Up Works Hard – Plays Hard

When Paul Johnson isn’t pounding out 1000-kilometre weeks in his Mahindra Pik-Up for his cleaning business Sparklean, you might just find him over at Moreton Island on the tailgate, watching the sunset with a brown trout in hand. The 45 year-old from North Lakes bought his styleside Pik-Up brand new in 2012, and says it’s not only been the most economical vehicle he’s ever had, but it still sounds the same as the day he bought it.

Sacred Oz Chooses Mahindra For The Cape – Again

When Michael Butler, owner of television production company Sacred Oz Productions decided to return to Cape York on an important film trip, he knew the vehicle he wanted to take was a Mahindra Pik-up. How did he know? Because it’s the second time he’s chosen a Mahindra Pik-Up to tackle Australia's toughest and most iconic four-wheel driving odyssey.

Charlie’s Genio Schools Them All

Home maintenance and school groundsman Charlie Howlett based in Strathpine, QLD reckons his Mahindra Genio could teach the other tradesman's utes a lesson. A carpenter by trade, sixty-four-year-old Charlie is also a boat-builder who, in his spare time runs his own house maintenance business. So when it came time to buy a new Ute, he needed one that could cope with any test.