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Jan 1, 1970 (48 years ago)
Lexus NX Review

Lexus NX Review

July 7, 2014 What’s hot: Fantastic edgy styling, unique 'Goldilocks' size, new 2.0-litre turbo engine a...

Jul 7, 2014 (3 years ago)
2017 Renault Koleos Zen 4x2 Review

2017 Renault Koleos Zen 4x2 Review

Australian families are set to play a key role in the global success of Renault's second-generation Koleos. The F...

Nov 9, 2016 (9 months ago)
2014 Nissan Pathfinder Review

Nissan Pathfinder Review | 2014 Pathfinder ST, ST-L, Ti First Drive

2014 NISSAN PATHFINDER REVIEW What's Hot: Superb powertrain, excellent interior space, generous spec. What&...

Oct 31, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Volvo XC60 Review

Volvo XC60 Review | 2014 T5 And T6 Petrol, D4 And D5 Diesel

VOLVO XC60 REVIEW What’s Hot: Good value, solid engineering, T5's six-speed twin-clutch trans. What’...

Nov 4, 2013 (4 years ago)
Holden Barina RS Review

Holden Barina RS Review | 2014 RS Manual And Automatic

What’s hot: Very well-priced, fun handling, lots of equipment. What’s not: Poor interior plastics...

Nov 14, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 BMW X5 Review

BMW X5 Review | 2014 xDrive30d, xDrive50i, M50d

BMW X5 REVIEW What’s Hot: Performance, equipment, refinement, and that M50d. What’s Not: Dead steering, ...

Nov 18, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Nissan Altima Review

Nissan Altima Review | 2014 Ti-S V6, ST Four-Cylinder

2014 NISSAN ALTIMA REVIEW What’s Hot: Sweet V6, plenty of rear legroom, value for money What’s Not: Coar...

Nov 22, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Ford EcoSport Review

Ford EcoSport Review | 2014 Ambiente, Trend, Titanium

2014 FORD ECOSPORT REVIEW What’s Hot: Fantastic 1.0 litre Ecoboost engine, spacious cabin, appealing price. Wh...

Nov 28, 2013 (4 years ago)
2013 Proton Exora Review

Proton Exora Review | 2013 GX, GXR People Mover

PROTON EXORA GXR REVIEW What’s hot: A red-hot price for the number of seats you get, and well-equipped. What&r...

Dec 11, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Audi RSQ3 Review

Audi RS Q3 Review | 2014 Road Test

2014 AUDI Q3 REVIEW What’s Hot: It’s an Audi RS model for substantially less than $100k. What’s No...

Feb 24, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Citroen Picasso Review

Citroen C4 Picasso Review | 2014 Grand Picasso

2014 CITROEN PICASSO REVIEW What’s hot: Big inside, low NVH, more glass than an aquarium and the best warr...

Feb 27, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Lexus CT200h Review

Lexus CT200h Review | 2014 Australian Model Update

2014 LEXUS CT 200H REVIEW   What’s Hot: Thrifty powerplant, improved handling. What’s Not: Far from...

Apr 8, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 BMW X5 Review: sDrive25d

BMW X5 Review | 2014 sDrive25d Diesel

2014 BMW X5 REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Large luxury SUV Price: $82,900 (before on-roads), $96,400 as-tested. Engin...

May 16, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 BMW M235i Automatic Review

BMW M235i Review | 2014 BMW 2 Series

2014 BMW 2 SERIES REVIEW Vehicle Style: Sports car. Price: $79,900  (plus on-roads), $91,315 (as-tested) Eng...

May 25, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review

Jeep Cherokee Review | 2014 Trailhawk 4x4

2014 JEEP CHEROKEE REVIEW What’s Hot: Fabulous ride on-road and off it, smooth drivetrain, off-road ability Wh...

Jun 6, 2014 (3 years ago)
Ford FPV GTF 351 Review

FPV GTF 351 Road Test: Last Of The Ford GTs Reviewed

FPV GTF 351 REVIEW What’s hot: Rip-snorting performance, great handling and wailing supercharger. What’s...

Jun 21, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Volvo S60 Polestar Review

2014 Volvo S60 Polestar Review

Vehicle Style: Luxury performance sedan Price: $99,950 Engine/trans: 257kW/500Nm 3.0 turbo petrol 6cyl | 6sp auto ...

Jun 24, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Review

Volkswagen Passat Review: 2014 Alltrack SUV

2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT ALLTRACK REVIEW Vehicle style: Medium AWD Wagon   Price: $48,290 Engine/trans: 130kW/...

Jun 23, 2014 (3 years ago)
BMW M3 And M4 Review

2014 BMW M Review: M4 Coupe, M3 Sedan

2014 BMW M4 AND M3 REVIEW What’s hot: Astonishing twin-turbo in-line six, race-car balance and handling, beauti...

Jul 3, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Audi A3 Cabriolet Review

2014 Audi A3 Cabriolet Review

July 4, 2014 What’s Hot: Sexy style, crisp handling and typical Audi quality feel. What’s Not: No s...

Jul 4, 2014 (3 years ago)
Peugeot RCZ-R Review

Peugeot RCZ-R Review

July 4, 2014 What’s Hot: Playful chassis, gutsy engine, individual style. What’s Not: Killer road noise,...

Jul 4, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Fiat Scudo Review

2014 Fiat Scudo Review

July 10, 2014 What’s Hot: Sizable load area, good ride comfort, inexpensive. What’s Not: Only one airbag...

Jul 10, 2014 (3 years ago)
BMW X4 Review: xDrive30d And xDrive35i

BMW X4 Review: xDrive30d And xDrive35i

What’s hot: Brilliant performance and handling, unique style. What’s not: Unique look has its detractors, s...

Jul 25, 2014 (3 years ago)
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Maserati Ghibli S Review

August 14, 2014 Vehicle Style: Premium mid-size sedan Price: $169,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 301kW/550Nm twi...

Aug 15, 2014 (3 years ago)
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