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Hyundai Tucson Gets Rugged Off Road Treatment For SEMA

seems the americans can’t get enough of hyundai’s new tucson, with another undergoing a radical transformation for the upcoming sema show. alongside the 500kw bisimoto tucson announced...

POSTED TUE, 13 OCT, 2015

Toyota S-FR Mechanical Specs Revealed

toyota’s s-fr sports car concept was unveiled last week ahead of the tokyo motor show, but the japanese carmaker was somewhat cagey on the finer details. a six-speed manual transmission was c...

POSTED MON, 12 OCT, 2015

Bathurst 1000 2015 - Craig Lowndes Takes Masterful Win At Mount Panorama

red bull racing drivers craig lowndes and steven richards have swept to victory in the bathurst 1000 after a superb drive from fifteenth on the grid. and for the second year running, lowndes' team...

POSTED MON, 12 OCT, 2015

2015 Mazda MX-5 1.5l Roadster GT Manual - Astoundingly Simple, Incredibly Enjoyable

it’s now safe to call the mx-5 an icon. mazda’s little roadster is in its fourth generation - something few sports cars from mainstream manufacturers can claim in the modern age. and, i...

POSTED SAT, 10 OCT, 2015

2015 Mercedes-AMG C 63 S – ‘Awesome’ Is An Understatement

you should never doubt the geniuses at mercedes-benz’ performance arm, amg. take the new mercedes-amg c 63 s. despite its downsized twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre v8 engine  (replacing the...

POSTED SAT, 10 OCT, 2015

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 – Mid-Engined Marvel

 porsche’s fiercely talented motorsport division has – for the first time – applied its magic hands to porsche’s cayman. the result is the gorgeous and grunt-tastic cayman...

POSTED FRI, 9 OCT, 2015

2016 VF II Commodore SS and SSV Redline – Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

 planting the 6.2 litre ls3 engine in the commodore ss and ssv has transformed the performance. already quick, they’re now quicker, and throttle response is sharper and more electric. we...

POSTED THU, 8 OCT, 2015

BMW M2 Spied Ahead Of Official Unveiling

bmw’s newest m family member, the m2 coupe, has been spied in germany wearing medium camouflage ahead of its official unveiling. an october unveiling was predicted earlier this year, and that...

POSTED THU, 8 OCT, 2015

2016 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and Targa 4 - Price And Features For Australia

joining the all-turbo 911 range announced earlier this year, porsche has now introduced its all-wheel drive range for the 2016 model year. the 911 carrera 4, carrera 4s, targa 4, and targa 4s now b...

POSTED THU, 8 OCT, 2015

Opel GT Coupe Could Lead To A Holden Attack On The Audi TT

with a five-door hatch and wagon already shown, there’s still more to come from the opel astra, which will wear holden badges when it arrives in australia next year. rumours out of europe ind...

POSTED MON, 5 OCT, 2015

Honda’s Hybrid S2000 Successor Arriving 2018

the sports car renaissance continues at honda, with a successor to the screaming s2000 scheduled to arrive in 2018. like the compact s660, and the flagship nsx, the new sports car will feature...

POSTED SUN, 4 OCT, 2015

Mazda MX-5 Global Cup Racer Pricing Revealed - Yours For US$53,000

mazda’s all-new mx-5 global cup plug-and-play racer now has a price tag - at least for buyers in the us. and it’s a bargain, relatively speaking; a fully-prepared racing roadster c...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

2016 BMW 2 Series Coupe And Convertible - Australian Price And Features

bmw australia has refreshed its 2 series two-door line-up by adding more standard kit and dropping the price of entry to well under the $50k mark. the base model 220i coupe has been marke...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

Ford Focus RS Build Up Continues With New Video

ford’s focus rs, it’s fair to say, will be one of the most hotly anticipated new car arrivals for 2016 in australia. but the global carmaker isn’t going to let us forget about it...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

BMW Offers First Obscure Official M2 Teaser

fans of the blue and white roundel have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of a performance flagship to sit at the top of the 2 series range. after months of speculation, bmw has finally kicked-...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

Skoda Adds AWD To Octavia RS Diesel - Updated

the good news for hot hatch (and wagon) fans is that skoda is adding an all-wheel-drive variant of the octavia rs to its european line-up. the bad news is that it will only arrive with li...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

2016 Audi RS 3 - Audi's Hotrod Hatchback

a rally-bred engine and segment-topping performance endow the 2016 audi rs 3 with tremendous enthusiast appeal.  it is an astonishingly fast five-door - effortlessly fast, even. keep...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

2016 Audi RS 3 Sportback: Price And Features For Australia

patience has paid off for devotees of audi’s rs 3, with the new model set to arrive on australian shores from october. while the first generation rs 3 never made it here, the second generatio...

POSTED FRI, 2 OCT, 2015

Lexus Eyes V8 Supercar Debut - But Not Yet

lexus has dropped its strongest hint yet that a future lexus v8 supercar team is on its radar. the japanese carmaker has confirmed to tmr that it is adopting a 'watch and wait' positio...

POSTED THU, 1 OCT, 2015

Mazda Bringing New Sports Car To Tokyo Motor Show

today mazda has announced that it will display a new sports car concept at this year’s tokyo motor show. with just a single dark teaser image to whet the appetite of enthusiasts, the new spor...

POSTED WED, 30 SEP, 2015