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  • 2014 Nissan Altima : Ti-S Auto Petrol Sedan

    2014 NISSAN ALTIMA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium sedan Price: $45,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 183kW/312Nm petrol 6cyl | CVT auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.3 l/100km | tested: 11.0 l/1...

     

    POSTED SUN, 23 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Audi RS7 Sportback : First Drive

    2014 AUDI RS 7 SPORTBACK REVIEW   What’s Hot: Huge straight-line performance, all-paw grip, stunning looks. What’s Not: Gearbox not as crisp as a twin-clutch. X-FACTOR: What&rsqu...

     

    POSTED FRI, 21 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Range Rover Sport : 5.0 V8 Supercharged HSE Dynamic

    2014 RANGE ROVER SPORT REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Premium SUV Engine/Trans: 375kW/625Nm 5.0 8cyl petrol | 8spd auto Price (plus on-roads): $161,600 | $171,960 (as tested) Fuel Economy...

     

    POSTED THU, 20 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Toyota Corolla Sedan : Ascent, SX And ZR Auto

    2014 COROLLA REVIEW What’s Hot: Quiet, comfortable and balanced, and a very good 7-spd CVT What’s Not: Digital speed read-out omitted, traction control over-zealous X-FACTOR: Room for...

     

    POSTED WED, 19 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Mazda3 : Neo Automatic Petrol Sedan

    2014 MAZDA3 SEDAN REVIEW Vehicle Style: small sedan Price: $22,490 (plus on-roads), $23,990 as-tested. Engine/trans: 114kW/200Nm 2.0 4cyl petrol | 6sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 5.7 l/100...

     

    POSTED WED, 19 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Honda Odyssey : VTi People Mover

    2014 HONDA ODYSSEY REVIEW What’s hot: Remarkable interior space, improved access, smart CVT What’s not: No longer looks cool, petrol only, harsh ride X-FACTOR: Improved and spacious,...

     

    POSTED TUE, 18 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 BMW 535i : Touring M Sport Wagon

    2014 BMW 5 SERIES REVIEW   Vehicle Style: Large luxury wagon Price: $122,900  (plus on-roads), $129,600 as tested Engine/trans: 225kW/400Nm 3.0 6cyl petrol turbo | 8sp auto F...

     

    POSTED SUN, 16 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Honda Odyssey : VTi And VTi-L

    2014 HONDA ODYSSEY REVIEW What’s hot: LOTS of room, easy access, well-featured, quiet and comfortable. What’s not: Ponderous front styling, works hard at higher revs. X-FACTOR: It&rsq...

     

    POSTED WED, 12 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Mazda3 SP25 GT Automatic

    MAZDA3 REVIEW: 2014 SP25 GT AUTOMATIC  What’s hot: Great all-round driving dynamics; better car, better-value 3 What’s not: Head-up display can be obscured, 18-inch wheels a tad h...

     

    POSTED SUN, 9 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Infiniti Q50 : 2.2d GT, 3.5 Hybrid S, AWD Hybrid S Premium

    INFINITI Q50 REVIEW What’s Hot: Potent V6 hybrid, lean thirst, crisp handling and beautiful ride What’s Not: Heavy-handed interior styling, uninvolving ‘sound’, overac...

     

    POSTED WED, 5 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 BMW 550i : 5 Series M Sport Sedan

    2014 BMW 5 SERIES REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Luxury sedan Price: $159,900  (plus on-roads), $167,200 as-tested. Engine/trans: 330kW/650Nm 4.4 turbo petrol V8 | 8sp automatic Fuel Economy c...

     

    POSTED SUN, 2 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2014 Audi A3 Sedan : 1.4 TFSI Petrol Auto

    AUDI A3 SEDAN REVIEW What’s Hot: Priced to blitz its main rival, the Benz CLA 200. What’s Not: No sunglasses holder, sat-nav a costly option. X FACTOR: Premium quality, a miserly...

     

    POSTED THU, 30 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 Mazda3 : Australian Launch

    2014 MAZDA3 REVIEW What’s Hot: Look out Golf, you’ve got serious competition. What’s Not: No rear air-vents, firmish ride on 18-inch alloys. X-FACTOR: Best yet: the new Mazda3 t...

     

    POSTED WED, 29 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 Maserati Quattroporte GTS V8

    2014 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE REVIEW What’s Hot: Fabulous powertrain, competent handling, interior space What’s Not: Suspension lacks body control in 'Normal' mode.  X-FACTO...

     

    POSTED MON, 27 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 Nissan Pathfinder ST-L 2WD

    2014 NISSAN PATHFINDER REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large SUV Price: $50,290 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 190kW/325Nm V6 petrol | CVT auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.9 l/100km | tested: 12.2 l/100km...

     

    POSTED SUN, 26 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 BMW 320d Gran Turismo

    BMW 320d GRAN TURISMO REVIEW Vehicle Style: 5 door hatchback Price: $71,800 (plus on-roads) | $79,450 (as tested) Engine/trans: 135kw/380Nm 2.0 litre turbodiesel | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claimed...

     

    POSTED WED, 22 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 Honda CR-V Diesel DTi-S and DTi-L

    2014 HONDA CR-V REVIEW  What’s Hot: Torquey diesel motor, spacious cabin, great build quality What’s Not: $3.5k premium over petrol model, five-speed auto is old-tech X-FACTOR: T...

     

    POSTED TUE, 21 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 BMW X5 xDrive30d

    2014 BMW X5 REVIEW   Vehicle Style: Large luxury SUV Price: $99,900 (plus on-roads), $111,850 (as tested) Engine/trans: 190kW/560Nm 3.0 turbo diesel six | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claime...

     

    POSTED THU, 16 JAN, 2014

     
  • 2014 Suzuki S-Cross : GL, GLX And GLX Prestige

    SUZUKI S-CROSS REVIEW What’s Hot: Comfortable, spacious inside, and an appealing drive. What’s Not: Needs a little more power, CVT is a bit dozey. X-FACTOR: More wagon than SUV, but m...

     

    POSTED WED, 15 JAN, 2014

     
  • Nissan Juke Ti-S

    2014 NISSAN JUKE REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Small SUV Price: $32,190  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 140kW/240Nm 1.6 turbo petrol 4cyl | CVT automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 7.4 l/100km...

     

    POSTED FRI, 10 JAN, 2014

     
 

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