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Mazda MX-5 2.0 vs Toyota 86 GTS Comparison REVIEW - Sports Car Showdown

   tested mazda mx-5 2.0 ($34,490)   118kw/200nm 2.0-litre 4-cyl | 6-speed manual   fuel use claimed: 6.9 l/100km | tested: 8.0l/100km toyota 86 g...

POSTED YESTERDAY

Chevrolet Announces 1LE Performance Pack For 2017 Camaro

there's still no solid word on what will be holden's next rwd performance car, but as long as the chevrolet camaro remains on that list of candidates, we'll continue to look jealously acro...

POSTED FRI, 12 FEB, 2016

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso | A Fresh Take On The Shooting Brake

the facelifts just keep coming from ferrari which has added the new four-seat gtc4 lusso to its range. it steps in for the previous ff alongside the refreshed 488 and californ...

POSTED WED, 10 FEB, 2016

Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint And XR8 Sprint - More Power, Unique Style

ford has announced details of its special edition falcon xr6 sprint and xr8 sprint, showing unique styling and boosted performance. just 1400 falcon sprints will be produced, 550 xr6s and...

POSTED TUE, 9 FEB, 2016

Peugeot RCZ Enters Runout Phase With $14k Price Cut - $49,990 Drive Away

as the sun sets on the peugeot rcz coupe in australia, the last 40 vehicles remaining in stock have been given a severe price cut, now avaialble for $49,990 drive away. that compares to the previou...

POSTED TUE, 9 FEB, 2016

Bathurst 12-Hour 2016 - Tekno Autosports McLaren Holds Off Fast-Finishing Nissan

shane van gisbergen has guided mclaren and the tekno autosports team to victory in the 2016 liqui-moly bathurst 12-hour at mount panorama. the #59 650s gt3 crossed the line just 1.27 seconds ahead...

POSTED SUN, 7 FEB, 2016

Bathurst 12-Hour Qualifying 2016 - Van Gisbergen And McLaren Snare Pole

kiwi driver shane van gisbergen has topped the time sheets for tomorrow’s bathurst 12-hour, and is the allan simonsen pole award-winner for 2016. with a blistering 2m01.286s lap of the m...

POSTED SAT, 6 FEB, 2016

Mazda Ice Academy: Trial By Ice And Snow - CX-5, CX-3 And MX-5

crested butte, colorado, usa, high in the rockies; blizzard conditions, and with one of the most severe winter storms in recent years blanketing the us mid-west.  at ground level, a near total...

POSTED FRI, 5 FEB, 2016

2016 Porsche 911 Turbo REVIEW | Weapon Of Choice For The Daily Drive

that elegant bonecrusher, the porsche 911, has always been about naturally aspirated engines, except for its range-topping, rip-roaring turbo model. but now that its entire range is turning to turb...

POSTED THU, 4 FEB, 2016

Kia Preparing To Offer RWD Sports Sedan - Report

kia is planning to introduce a rear-wheel-drive sports sedan to its line-up as early as next year. designed as a dynamic rival to the bmw 3 series the new four-door, being developed under the...

POSTED THU, 4 FEB, 2016

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 Track Test - Fastest Five-Door Below $100k Gets Better

after a brief period last year where the audi rs3 stole its belt, the mercedes-amg a45 has returned from the gym with bigger biceps to reclaim the title of “most powerful hyper hatch”.

POSTED THU, 4 FEB, 2016

Opel GT Concept Not Bound For Production, Astra Roadster Could Take Its Place - Report

in news that’s sure to send a pang of sadness through car enthusiasts, the opel gt concept seems unlikely to make the move to production. images of the new compact rear-wheel-drive...

POSTED WED, 3 FEB, 2016

BMW X3 M To Join All-New X3 Range - Report

bmw’s next x3 midsized suv range might see the introduction of a powered-up ‘m’ version, according to reports out of europe. germany’s focus is reporting that the new x3 m w...

POSTED TUE, 2 FEB, 2016

Autonomous Driving Not A Part Of Porsche Plans, Low Range PHEV 911 In Development

while an increasing number of manufacturers are throwing their might behind autonomous driving technology, porsche’s chief executive, oliver blume, has declared that porsche cars will remain und...

POSTED TUE, 2 FEB, 2016

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR Revealed Ahead Of Geneva Motor Show Debut - Video

jaguar land rover’s special vehicle operations has turned its attention to the jaguar f-type coupe and roadster models, with a new f-type svr variant set to debut at the geneva motor show. th...

POSTED MON, 1 FEB, 2016

2016 BMW X4 xDrive35d - Sprints Like An Athlete, Looks Like A Clam

bmw australia has cranked up the heat on its x4 range with the arrival of the new xdrive35d, which packs a 230kw/630nm 3.0 litre turbo six under its bonnet and can zip to 100km/h in a swift 5.2 second...

POSTED SAT, 30 JAN, 2016

Bathurst 12 Hour Preview | 5-7 February 2016

the liqui-moly bathurst 12-hour, now just a week away, continues to grow in importance on the australian and global racing calendar. the 12-hour endurance race at mt panorama is now attracting manufac...

POSTED FRI, 29 JAN, 2016

BMW M2 Almost Completely Sold Out Two Months Before Launch

the fat-fendered, turbocharged six-cylinder rocket sled that is the bmw m2 won't officially launch in australia until april, but the order book is already filling up at a rate that may see th...

POSTED FRI, 29 JAN, 2016

Opel GT Celebrates The Future Of The RWD Sportscar

after an intriguing teaser campaign, the covers have come off the opel gt coupe, and a vauxhall badged version  along with a slew of details ahead of the sportscar’s geneva motor show debut...

POSTED THU, 28 JAN, 2016

Kia Rio Hot Hatch To Join Cerato In GT Range

kia’s rio is set to get the gt treatment from the korean carmaker before joining the hot hatch market from around 2018. uk mag autocar reports that the new rio variant could have th...

POSTED WED, 27 JAN, 2016