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2016 HSV R8 Maloo SV Black REVIEW - One Last T-Rex Roar Before The Asteroid Hits
2016 HSV R8 Maloo SV Black REVIEW, Price, Features - Atmo HSV Goes Out With A Bang

WHEN IT COMES TO AUTOMOTIVE DINOSAURS, FEW ARE AS POSITIVELY PALEOLITHIC AS THIS HSV MALOO R8 SV BLACK. It&rsquo...

Jul 26, 2016 (2 days ago)
2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-X Diesel REVIEW | Suzy's Missing (Diesel) Link
2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-X Diesel REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki's Little Long-Legged Diesel

THE 2016 SUZUKI VITARA RT-X DIESEL ARRIVES AS THE FINAL PIECE IN SUZUKI'S COMPACT SUV RANGE. Joining the petrol a...

Jul 25, 2016 (3 days ago)
2016 Kia Optima Si REVIEW | Well Configured And Quietly Capable
Kia Optima Si REVIEW, Price, Features | Kia’s Solid Citizen, Packed With Features

THERE’S NO MYSTERY BEHIND KIA’S GROWING GLOBAL SALES SUCCESS - IT IS BEING DRIVEN BY SMART CAPABLE PROD...

Jul 23, 2016 (5 days ago)
Small Car Showdown – 2016 Honda Civic RS v Volkswagen Golf Highline Comparison Test
2016 Honda Civic RS v 2016 Volkswagen Golf Highline: Best New Civic In Years, Against Europe’s Class Leader

WITH THE NEW HONDA CIVIC, ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNISABLE SMALL CARS IN THE MARKET SUDDENLY LEAPS GENERATIONS AHEAD. It&rsq...

Jul 22, 2016 (6 days ago)
2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo REVIEW | Track Testing Hyundai's Oddity... (Be Surprised)
Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo Track REVIEW | Not A Bad Little Rabbit On Track

YES, RUNNING THE 2016 HYUNDAI VELOSTER STREET TURBO ON A RACETRACK OPENS UP A WHOLE NEW SET OF CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT...

Jul 20, 2016 (8 days ago)
2016 Subaru Forester tS REVIEW, Price, Features | STI Handling, And Dutifully Brisk
2016 Subaru Forester tS REVIEW, Price, Features | STI Handling, And Dutifully Brisk

TURBOCHARGED PETROL VERSIONS OF THE SUBARU FORESTER HAVE GATHERED A SMALL BUT LOYAL FOLLOWING OVER THE YEARS, and this l...

Jul 20, 2016 (8 days ago)
2016 Kia Cerato Si Sedan REVIEW | Just As Good As The Hatch... But...
Kia Cerato Si Sedan REVIEW, Price, Features | Comfort, Space, And Value All Wrapped Up

AUSTRALIA IS A BIT ‘ODD’ WHEN IT COMES TO CARS LIKE THE 2016 KIA CERATO Si SEDAN. It's that sedan&n...

Jul 18, 2016 (9 days ago)
2016 Jaguar F-Pace REVIEW - You're Looking At The F-Type of SUVs
Jaguar F-Pace REVIEW, Price, Features - A Fatter Cat With Stellar F-Type Handling

WHEN IT UNVEILED THE F-PACE IN SEPTEMBER LAST YEAR, JAGUAR WAS RELUCTANT TO REFER TO ITS HIGH-RIDING WAGO...

Jul 18, 2016 (10 days ago)
 

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Recall Roll Call - Fiat 500, Bentley Continental, Mercedes-Benz ML And GL
Recall Roll Call - Fiat 500, Bentley Continental, Mercedes-Benz ML And GL

The recall announcements keep on flowing, with three new notifications this week from Fiat, Mercedes-Benz, and...

Jul 27, 2016 (7 hours ago)
Now That’s Smart – Your Parcels Delivered Right To Your Boot
Now That’s Smart – Your Parcels Delivered Right To Your Boot

While Australia Post is now heading towards delivering mail only every second day, in Germany Daimler’s Smart ...

Jul 27, 2016 (16 hours ago)
1400 New Jobs, Annual Production of 15,000 – Porsche Electric Sports Car On The Way
1400 New Jobs, Annual Production of 15,000 – Porsche Electric Sports Car On The Way

A new chapter in Porsche history is underway with confirmation the first all-electric sports car – based on the Mi...

Jul 27, 2016 (17 hours ago)
Chrysler 200 And Dodge Dart Facing The End Of The Road
Chrysler 200 And Dodge Dart Facing The End Of The Road

Tight production capacity and low demand mean Fiat Chrysler’s small sedans – the Chrysler 200 and Dodge...

Jul 26, 2016 (1 day ago)
Next-Generation Toyota Supra To Use Twin-Turbo Lexus V6?
Next-Generation Toyota Supra To Use Twin-Turbo Lexus V6?

Toyota's rumoured revival of the much-loved and dearly-missed Supra sports coupe will be twinned with the next-gener...

Jul 26, 2016 (1 day ago)
Jaguar Land Rover To Adopt BMW V8 - Report
Jaguar Land Rover To Adopt BMW V8 - Report

As Jaguar Land Rover's venerable AJ-V8 engine notches up its 20th year in production, the end for Jag's long-too...

Jul 26, 2016 (2 days ago)
Toyota Prado Passes 250,000 Australian Sales
Toyota Prado Passes 250,000 Australian Sales

They’re popping the bubbly and cutting the cake at Toyota as the venerable Prado SUV passed 250,000 Australian sal...

Jul 25, 2016 (2 days ago)
End Of The Road For Holden Colorado As GM And Isuzu Part Company
End Of The Road For Holden Colorado As GM And Isuzu Part Company

There are questions about the future of the Holden Colorado ute and Colorado7 SUV, which is soon set to adopt the T...

Jul 25, 2016 (2 days ago)
 

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