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2017 Suzuki Ignis GL - Squished Hatch Doesn't Set a New Benchmark
2017 Suzuki Ignis GL - Squished Hatch Doesn't Set a New Benchmark

If shopping for a light hatchback is like doing the groceries, then the 2017 Suzuki Ignis GL resolutely confirms that it...

Feb 21, 2017 (2 days ago)
2017 Bentley Continental Supersports Review | Making Two Tonnes Of Luxury Into The Fastest Four-Seater Yet
2017 Bentley Continental Supersports Review | Making Two Tonnes Of Luxury Into The Fastest Four-Seater Yet

Bentley doesn’t build barebones supercars, it specialises in performance wrapped in a layer of indulgent luxury. T...

Feb 20, 2017 (3 days ago)
2017 Lexus GS F Review - The Forgotten Sports Sedan
2017 Lexus GS F Review - The Forgotten Sports Sedan

Everything is about the rear with the recently updated 2017 Lexus GS F. New multi-mode adaptive suspension aims at cu...

Feb 20, 2017 (3 days ago)
2017 Volvo S90 D4 Momentum Review | Genuine Luxury Appeal And Still Safe As Houses
2017 Volvo S90 D4 Momentum Review | Genuine Luxury Appeal And Still Safe As Houses

Volvo has a long history of executive sedans, stretching back to the 940 introduced in 1990. But it's the iconi...

Feb 20, 2017 (3 days ago)
2017 Corolla ZR Sedan Review | Safer, Better Looking, But Falling Behind The Small Car Class
2017 Corolla ZR Sedan Review | Safer, Better Looking, But Falling Behind The Small Car Class

For the 2017 model year the Corolla sedan range has been updated with added safety technology and a fresh face, bringing...

Feb 16, 2017 (8 days ago)
2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo Launch Review | A Road-Ready King Of The Mountain
2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo Launch Review | A Road-Ready King Of The Mountain

Nismo may not be a household name just yet, but automotive enthusiasts will be familiar with Nissan’s in-house hot...

Feb 13, 2017 (10 days ago)
2017 BMW i3 94Ah REx Review | Giving Electric Mobility A Fighting Long-Range Chance
2017 BMW i3 94Ah REx Review | Giving Electric Mobility A Fighting Long-Range Chance

Without the support of government incentives and widespread charging infrastructure, electric vehicles have failed to ig...

Feb 13, 2017 (10 days ago)
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV Track Preview | Italian Flair To Tackle Germany’s Best Performance Sedans
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV Track Preview | Italian Flair To Tackle Germany’s Best Performance Sedans

Germany has had a small section of the performance sedan market to itself for quite some time, but the Alfa Romeo Giulia...

Feb 13, 2017 (10 days ago)
 

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560kW NanoFlowcell Quant 48 Volt Set To Electrify Geneva
560kW NanoFlowcell Quant 48 Volt Set To Electrify Geneva

NanoFlowcell Holdings is following-up its Quantino EV from the 2016 Geneva Motor Show with an interestingly-styled ...

Feb 23, 2017 (2 hours ago)
Updated Skoda Rapid Revealed
Updated Skoda Rapid Revealed

Skoda has released details on its updated Rapid sedan and ‘Spaceback’ (hatchback) models which will debut in...

Feb 23, 2017 (2 hours ago)
New Range Rover Velar Revealed
New Range Rover Velar Revealed

Range Rover is set to add a fourth member to its family, introducing a new model to sit between the compact Evoque and t...

Feb 23, 2017 (4 hours ago)
2018 Hyundai i30 wagon revealed
2018 Hyundai i30 wagon revealed

Hyundai has ripped the covers off its new i30 wagon ahead of its official Geneva motor show reveal in Mar...

Feb 23, 2017 (4 hours ago)
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Kia To Launch In 2021
Kia Looks To Launch Hydrogen Fuel Cell Model In 2021

Kia has reportedly confirmed development of an all-new model line which will feature a hydrogen fuel cell version. Sp...

Feb 23, 2017 (5 hours ago)
Another Updated Isuzu MU-X Set For Launch In Thailand
Isuzu MU-X Update Teased Ahead Of Launch In Thailand

Isuzu has leaked teaser images of further updates for the MU-X SUV ahead of its debut next month at the Bangkok Mot...

Feb 23, 2017 (5 hours ago)
Ford’s New Map Will Show Pothole Locations - In Real Time
Ford’s New Map Will Show Pothole Locations - In Real Time

A mapping system with real-time locations of potholes is in the pipeline from Ford in the UK. Sounds like a good idea...

Feb 23, 2017 (5 hours ago)
Nissan Confirms Pulsar Still Part Of Local Lineup
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Nissan's Pulsar sedan continues to be a vital part of the company’s range in Australia despite speculation cas...

Feb 23, 2017 (5 hours ago)
 

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