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  • Nissan Juke : ST, ST-S Turbo And Ti-S AWD Turbo

    NISSAN JUKE REVIEW What’s hot: ‘Out there’ styling, appealing prices, potent turbo models. What’s not: For some, that ‘out there’ styling, interior plastics sub...

     

    POSTED THU, 24 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2014 Holden Colorado : Colorado Pickup And Colorado 7 SUV

    2014 HOLDEN COLORADO REVIEW What’s hot: Very strong diesel engine, new improved gearbox and handling tweaks. What’s not: Still the same dodgy plastic interior. X-FACTOR: Excellen...

     

    POSTED THU, 24 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Hyundai i30 SR Auto

    2013 HYUNDAI I30 SR REVIEW  Vehicle style: Five-door small hatch Price: $30,190  Engine/transmission: 129kW/209Nm 2.0 4cyl petrol | 6spd auto Fuel economy listed: 7...

     

    POSTED TUE, 22 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Malibu CD Diesel Auto

    2013 HOLDEN MALIBU REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Midsized family sedan Engine/Trans: 117kW/350Nm 2.0 4cyl diesel | 6spd auto Price: $32,490 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 6.4l/100km | teste...

     

    POSTED SUN, 20 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Audi SQ5

    2013 AUDI SQ5 REVIEW   Vehicle Style: Performance luxury SUV Price: $89,400 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 230kW/650Nm 3.0 litre twin turbo diesel V6 | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 6.8 l/...

     

    POSTED FRI, 18 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2014 Mazda3 : Australian Preview Drive

    2014 MAZDA3 REVIEW What’s hot: Interior quality, improved infotainment, outstanding body control What’s not: No rear air outlets. X-FACTOR: Thinking of making your next small car a Eu...

     

    POSTED WED, 16 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden VF Commodore Evoke LPG

    2013 HOLDEN COMMODORE LPG REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large Sedan Price: $37,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 180kW/320Nm V6 LPG | 6spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 11.5 l/100km | tested: 12.1 l/100km...

     

    POSTED TUE, 15 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer VRX Sedan CVT

    2013 MITSUBISHI LANCER REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Four-door small sedan Price: $32,240 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 125kW/226Nm 2.4-litre 4cyl petrol | CVT auto Fuel Economy claimed: 8.5 l/100...

     

    POSTED FRI, 11 OCT, 2013

     
  • New Mazda3 First Drive

    MAZDA3 REVIEW What’s hot: Great lines, on-road zest and classy interior. What’s not: It looks bigger… like it’s encroaching on the 6. X-FACTOR: It’s still got it: M...

     

    POSTED THU, 10 OCT, 2013

     
  • Mercedes Benz CLA 200 Launch

    MERCEDES CLA REVIEW What’s hot: Mercedes quality, but affordable, and a super drive What’s not: The length of the waiting list might be a killer… X-FACTOR: Not just an affordab...

     

    POSTED WED, 9 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Malibu CDX Petrol

    2013 HOLDEN MALIBU CDX REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium sedan Price: $31,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 123kW/225Nm 4cyl petrol | 6spd automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 8.0 l/1...

     

    POSTED SAT, 5 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Audi Quattro : A4 Sedan, A5 Coupe, Q3 SUV

    AUDI A4, A5, AND Q3 QUATTRO REVIEW Audi Q3 Quattro Engine/Trans: 103kW/320Nm 4cyl diesel | 7spd DSG auto Price: $47,500 (plus on-roads) As tested: $57,740 Fuel Economy claimed: 5.8l/100km A...

     

    POSTED THU, 3 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Discovery 4 HSE SDV6 versus 2013 Patrol Ti: Off-Road Comparison

    COMPARO: LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 4 versus NISSAN PATROL Photography: Jan Glovac Nissan Patrol Vehicle Style: Upper Large SUV Price: $93,995  (plus on-roads) E...

     

    POSTED SAT, 28 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 HSV GTS

    2013 HSV GEN-F REVIEW Vehicle Style: High performance large sedan Price: $92,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 430kW/740Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 15.3 l/100km | te...

     

    POSTED FRI, 27 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz E 250 CDI Sedan

    2013 MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large luxury sedan Price: $98,900 (plus on-roads), $106,500 as-tested Engine/trans: 150kW/500Nm 4cyl diesel turbo | 7spd auto Fuel Economy claime...

     

    POSTED MON, 23 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Audi RS4 Avant Wagon

    2013 AUDI RS 4 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Midsized performance prestige wagon. Price: $149,400 (plus on-roads), $178,150 as-tested. Engine/trans: 331kW/430Nm 4.2 litre petrol V8 | 7spd DSG S-tron...

     

    POSTED FRI, 20 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

    2014 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT REVIEW Vehicle Style: High performance SUV Price: $77,000 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 344kW/624Nm V8 petrol | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 14.0 l/100km | tested...

     

    POSTED MON, 16 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG S First Drive

    2014 MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS REVIEW What’s Hot: Colossal thrust, wonderful steering, outstanding brakes What’s Not: More expensive than its competitors X-FACTOR: For luxury, speed and e...

     

    POSTED FRI, 13 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden SSV Redline Manual Sedan : 5 STARS

    2013 HOLDEN VF COMMODORE REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Large sedan Price: $51,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 270kW/530Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd manual. Fuel Economy claimed: 12.3 l/100km | te...

     

    POSTED MON, 9 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2014 Audi A3 Sportback 1.8 TFSI Quattro First Drive

    2014 AUDI A3 REVIEW What’s Hot: Great traction under power, pretty brisk when pushed. What’s Not: Little steering feedback. X-FACTOR: A zippy and compact package which borders on b...

     

    POSTED FRI, 6 SEP, 2013

     
 

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