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2017 Renault Megane GT-Line Review | Solid All-Rounder Is Let Down By Its Price
2017 Renault Megane GT-Line Review | Solid All-Rounder Is Let Down By Its Price

An all-rounder is well-appreciated on the cricket field, and in the automotive world the Renault Megane GT-Line aims to ...

May 29, 2017 (18 hours ago)
2017 Audi TT RS Track Review | Audi’s Wild Child Lets Its Hair Down
2017 Audi TT RS Track Review | Audi’s Wild Child Lets Its Hair Down

Audi has coined the term “compact supercar” to describe the 2017 TT RS, claiming that the high-powered sport...

May 26, 2017 (4 days ago)
2017 Toyota C-HR Koba 2WD Review | A Smooth Operator That Sets New Standards
2017 Toyota C-HR Koba 2WD Review | A Smooth Operator That Sets New Standards

It’s rude to stare, but with the Toyota C-HR it’s almost impossible not to. Bold from every angle, the C-HR ...

May 25, 2017 (5 days ago)
2017 Mini Cooper S Countryman Review | An Icon On The Outside With A Thoughtfully Modern Twist
2017 Mini Cooper S Countryman Review | An Icon On The Outside With A Thoughtfully Modern Twist

With shiny red duco and a bold white contrasting roof, the Mini you see before you lives up to the stereotype - exc...

May 25, 2017 (5 days ago)
2017 Audi S4 Avant Review | Practical Performance Wagon Leaves SUVs In Its Dust
2017 Audi S4 Avant Review | Practical Performance Wagon Leaves SUVs In Its Dust

Thomas Edison had a lightbulb moment well before the phrase was coined, just as sporty wagons like the Audi S4 Avant hav...

May 23, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Mercedes-Benz E 220 d All-Terrain First Drive Review | A Benz Wagon With The Soul Of An SUV
2017 Mercedes-Benz E 220 d All-Terrain First Drive Review | A Benz Wagon With The Soul Of An SUV

Mercedes-Benz has an interesting history with premium SUVs - the brand started the prestige off-roader movement with its...

May 19, 2017 (10 days ago)
2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Review | Decent For The Dough, But Let Down In The Safety Stakes
2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Review | Decent For The Dough, But Let Down In The Safety Stakes

With price as a significant lure, Chinese automaker Great Wall is hoping to entice buyers into its Steed 4x4 ute with a ...

May 19, 2017 (11 days ago)
2017 Suzuki S-Cross Turbo Prestige Review | Hatch-Cum-SUV Let Down By Its Lofty Pricetag
2017 Suzuki S-Cross Turbo Prestige Review | Hatch-Cum-SUV Let Down By Its Lofty Pricetag

On the one hand the 2017 Suzuki S-Cross Prestige struggles to escape its past. But on the other it powers towards a new ...

May 18, 2017 (12 days ago)
 

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Rolls-Royce Unveils 1920s-Inspired One-Off Sweptail
Rolls-Royce Unveils 1920s-Inspired One-Off Sweptail

  Rolls-Royce has used Italy’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to unveil a truly-bespoke one-...

May 29, 2017 (18 hours ago)
2018 Renault Megane RS Hot-Lapped At Monaco
2018 Renault Megane RS Hot-Lapped At Monaco

Renault has used the Monaco Grand Prix circuit to reveal its hotly anticipated all-new Megane RS… Sort of. Ins...

May 29, 2017 (18 hours ago)
Volkswagen Golf Concepts For Woerthersee
Volkswagen Golf Concepts For Worthersee

Volkswagen has wheeled out a pair of Golf-based concepts for its annual Woerthersee gathering. The first is the work ...

May 28, 2017 (2 days ago)
Audi A4 | Audi A5 | Audi A6 Recalled For Water Pump Problems
Audi A4 | Audi A5 | Audi A6 Recalled For Water Pump Problems

Audi has issued a recall in Australia this week targeting three of its passenger models. The trio includes the A4, A5...

May 27, 2017 (3 days ago)
BMW Reveals Concept 8 Series
BMW Reveals Concept 8 Series

BMW has used the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy to debut its new design concept for an...

May 26, 2017 (4 days ago)
Volvo Welcomes Lotus Engineering Expertise
Volvo Welcomes Lotus Engineering Expertise

Volvo’s chassis engineering team has admitted it is open to the idea of working Lotus on future Volvo mo...

May 26, 2017 (4 days ago)
2017 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Performance Flagship Teased
2017 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Performance Flagship Teased

Jaguar has given a disguised first look at the car set to become the most powerful road car in the British automaker&rsq...

May 26, 2017 (4 days ago)
Tesla Model 3 Details Leak Via Dealer Documents
Tesla Model 3 Details Leak Via Dealer Documents

Key details concerning the performance and dimensions of Tesla’s upcoming Model 3 have leaked online with the Tesl...

May 26, 2017 (4 days ago)
 

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