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Canowindra Motors Car Auction - 2000 Lots Go Under The Hammer

car dealers can easily become as well-known as the brands they sell and service. in this context, to mention names such as mcgrath, suttons, zupps, mance, buckle, motors of tasmania and many more,...

POSTED THU, 6 OCT, 2016

Prodrive Racing Brings Tickford-Enhanced Road cars Back To Australia

in a widely-anticipated move, melbourne-based prodrive racing australia has confirmed it is bringing the ford performance name tickford back ‘downunder’. first-up is a trick-looking tic...

POSTED THU, 6 OCT, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Details Pricing For New AMG GLC 43 And GLE 43 Models

the rollout of mercedes-amg’s bi-turbo 3.0-litre v6 continues with the engine now headlining new glc 43 and gle 43 models, the latter of which takes over from the previous gle 450 amg coupe w...

POSTED WED, 5 OCT, 2016

Audi Sport Is Back And Edgier RS Models Will Result

audi has re-launched its audi sport sub-brand as it looks to cash-in on its various motorsport projects. according to media reports from the paris motor show, new audi sport boss stephan reil is ke...

POSTED WED, 5 OCT, 2016

Nissan Confirms GT-R Nismo To Launch In 2017 - Video

after a long lead-up, nissan has confirmed that its nismo performance sub-brand will be coming to australia from 2017. though the nismo branding includes cars like the juke and micra in overse...

POSTED TUE, 4 OCT, 2016

2017 Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - Price And Features For Australia

hyundai has revealed the details of its flagship elantra model, the turbocharged elantra sr turbo sedan.  starting from under $30,000 (plus on roads), it offers improved performance, unique...

POSTED MON, 3 OCT, 2016

2017 Audi RS3 Sedan Unveiled - Coming To Australia Next Year

following leaked photos and rumours everywhere, audi’s ‘we knew it was coming’ rs 3 sedan is now out in the open and posing for the cameras at the paris motor show. for...

POSTED SUN, 2 OCT, 2016

2016 Ferrari 488 GTB REVIEW | So Bloody Gorgeous, So Fast, So Ridiculously Desirable

a ferrari 488. the great ocean road, and van morrison singing: “oh my mama told me, there’ll be days like this…” cynics will tell you this is what tmr does every day -...

POSTED SAT, 1 OCT, 2016

Finally! Honda’s All-New Civic Type R Revealed In Paris

one look at these official pics confirms the wait for the all-new honda civic type r has been worth it. with that awesome bodykit and 20-inch wheels with wide 245-section low-profile rubber, the ho...

POSTED SAT, 1 OCT, 2016

2016 Infiniti Q50 REVIEW | Sport And Red Sport 3.0 Twin Turbo | A Hi-Po Infiniti To Get The Blood Pumping

infiniti has added two new models to its q50 range, each with twin-turbo power nestled under the bonnet. the top dog, the q50 'red sport', comes packing no less than 298kw...

POSTED FRI, 30 SEP, 2016

Hyundai i30-Based ‘Plastic’ RN30 Heralds First ‘N’ High-Performance Vehicle - Launch Next Year

hyundai’s vaunted ‘n’ high performance sub-brand shifts-up a gear at the paris motor show with this i30-based rn30 concept. in a technological breakthrough in the pursuit of minim...

POSTED THU, 29 SEP, 2016

Mercedes-AMG F1 Powered Hypercar Confirmed - Teased In First Sketch

mercedes-benz has confirmed that its amg performance offshoot is developing what promises to be one of the world’s ultimate hypercars.  the german carmaker has made the announcement at t...

POSTED THU, 29 SEP, 2016

Bentley Bentayga Diesel - The World’s Fastest Diesel SUV

bentley broke with tradition with its first-ever suv, the bentayga, and now the luxury carmaker is stepping further from its 'harris tweed' image with the new bentayga diesel. but...

POSTED WED, 28 SEP, 2016

MINI Launches JCW Option Packs

the sporty john cooper works (jcw) versions of various mini models have been hot-sellers and now the german-owned british brand has launched a series of lcw options packages. covering interior, ext...

POSTED TUE, 27 SEP, 2016

Attention Time Attack Warriors | Quaife Engineering Releases Honda Type R Sequential Gear Kit

sure to bring joy to honda fans - or at least those building a racing integra or civic type r in the garage - is the release by quaife engineering of a five-speed sequential gearkit for the...

POSTED TUE, 27 SEP, 2016

Kia Soul Turbo Revealed For Euro Market

kia has taken its boxy soul hatch and added a turbocharger for the european market, with the new variant set to hit the stands at the paris motor show. power will come from an engine familiar to so...

POSTED MON, 26 SEP, 2016

0.6-Litre Three-Cylinder Honda Sets World Speed Records

the honda s dream streamliner is now the world’s fastest category-a group-1 class-4 car after topping 420km/h on the salt flats at bonneville, utah. a collaboration between honda’s engi...

POSTED FRI, 23 SEP, 2016

Ferrari’s ‘Panamera-Punishing’ Four-Seat GTC4Lusso T V8 Set For Paris

not for the first time in history it will be italy vs germany from next year when ferrari launches the v8-powered version of its four-seat gtc4 lusso - the gtc4 lusso t. set for debut in a cou...

POSTED FRI, 23 SEP, 2016

Fiat 124 Spider Abarth - New Roadster Priced From $43,500 Drive-Away

fiat has announced pricing for its 124 spider, which will arrive in australia exclusively in the powered-up abarth version. the roadster shares a platform with the mazda mx-5, but power for the 124...

POSTED FRI, 23 SEP, 2016

Hyundai To Set Pulses Racing In Paris With First N Concept

hyundai has issued a first sneak peek at how an i30 hot hatch might look with this shadowy image issued by the brand’s high-performance n division. called the rn30, a full reveal is set to take...

POSTED FRI, 23 SEP, 2016