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Volkswagen Tiguan | Engines And Specifications Of 2017 Australian Range

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan | Engines And Specifications Confirmed for Australia

With the last remaining stocks of the outgoing Tiguan entering runout phase, the engine and specification line-up of the...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Peugeot Adds Sporting Appeal To New 3008 With GT And GT-Line Models

Peugeot Expands New 3008 With GT And GT-Line Models

Just weeks after the 2017 Peugeot 3008 made its debut in Paris, the French automaker has shown the additional models tha...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Ford MapCare Program To Give Owners Free Sat-Nav Updates For 7 Years

Ford MapCare Program To Give Owners Free Sat-Nav Updates For 7 Years

Ford Australia has announced that from July 1 it will provide owners of all cars equipped with its SYNC2 infotainment sy...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Jaguar XF Recalled For Bolt And Fuel Leak Issues - Also Jaguar XJ Overseas

Jaguar XF Recalled For Bolt And Fuel Leak Issues - Also Jaguar XJ Overseas

Jaguar Land Rover has issued a trio of recalls this week - two concerning its Jaguar XF range and the other targeting th...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Skoda Begins Teaser Campaign For Kodiaq SUV

Skoda Begins Teaser Campaign For Kodiaq SUV

Before it makes its public debut in September, the new Skoda Kodiaq seven-seat SUV has entered the teaser-cycle so loved...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Ford Focus RS Waiting List Explodes, Pre-2018 Delivery No Sure Thing

Ford Focus RS Waiting List Explodes, Pre-2018 Delivery No Sure Thing

Despite still being a month away from its local launch, the second-generation Ford Focus RS has already sold out for 201...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
MINI Unveils Track-Ready John Cooper Works Challenge

MINI Unveils Track-Ready John Cooper Works Challenge

MINI has taken its driving-fun ethos another step further with the introduction of its latest John Cooper Works Challeng...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Manual REVIEW | A Fresh Twist On City Living

Citroen Cactus REVIEW, Price, Features | 2016 Manual - Urban Smarts, And Big On Character

FROM THE COMPANY WITH A PROUD HISTORY OF VEHICLE INNOVATION, THE 2016 CITROEN C4 CACTUS DOES THINGS DIFFERENTLY. ...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Mazda BT-50 REVIEW | 2016 Dual Cab XTR – Tough, Capable, And A Face You Don’t Have To Hide

2016 Mazda BT-50 Dual Cab XTR REVIEW, Price, Features | Getting The Job Done

FACELIFTED FOR 2016, THE MAZDA BT-50 DUAL CAB XTR IS ON A MISSION: it wants the share it deserves in the four-door four-...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Peugeot | Citroen | DS EV Program Boasts Faster Charging And More Power

Groupe PSA EV Program Boasts Faster Charging And More Power

Groupe PSA’s Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands are set to enhance the electric vehicle ownership experience, when the...

Jun 16, 2016 (1 month ago)
Toyota Adds Value And Sporty Style With 2016 Camry RZ

Toyota Adds Value And Sporty Style With 2016 Camry RZ

Having just released details of its refreshed Camry range earlier this month, Toyota has now upped the value equation wi...

Jun 15, 2016 (1 month ago)
New Mercedes-Benz Straight Six To Feature Standard Mild Hybrid System

New Mercedes-Benz Straight Six To Feature Standard Mild Hybrid System

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to phase out its current range of V6 engines to return to inline six-cylinder powertrains. Re...

Jun 15, 2016 (1 month ago)
2016 Mazda CX-9 - Australian Price And Features Leaked Ahead Of Launch

New Mazda CX-9 - 2016 Australian Price And Features Leaked Ahead Of Launch

The first shipment of Mazda’s new seven-seat CX-9 range has already docked in Australia, and the preliminary ...

Jun 15, 2016 (1 month ago)
Great Wall Steed Coming To Australia - A Wingle By Any Other Name

Great Wall Steed Coming To Australia - A Wingle By Any Other Name

Great Wall's local subsidiary has announced that its upcoming Australian re-launch will be spearheaded by the Steed ...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2016 Maserati Quattroporte Update Revealed Overseas

2016 Maserati Quattroporte Update Revealed Overseas

The covers have come off the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte, heralding a mild exterior update but with a more comprehen...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2017 Honda CR-V Limited Edition Announced

2017 Honda CR-V Limited Edition Announced

Honda Australia has announced the arrival of the CR-V Limited Edition in local showrooms, which boasts $5500 worth of ad...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2016 Porsche 718 Boxster REVIEW - For The Singular Purpose Of

Porsche 718 Boxster REVIEW, Price, Features - Four-Cylinder Fury Arrives In Aus

YEP, THE PORSCHE BOXTER IS TURBOCHARGED AND HAS JUST FOUR CYLINDERS NOW. But no, neither of these things are new fo...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2017 Renault Clio Update Revealed - Cosmetic Refresh, New Diesel

2017 Renault Clio Update Revealed - Cosmetic Refresh, New Diesel

Renault has given its Clio small hatch range a modest refresh for the 2017 model year, with some minor tweaks to exterio...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2016 Corolla Hybrid - Price And Features For Australia

2016 Corolla Hybrid - Price And Features For Australia

Arriving in a single specification, the 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid hits the Australian market combining Toyota’s e...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
Mazda Reveals Smooth-Driving G-Vectoring Control Chassis Technology

Mazda Reveals Smooth-Driving G-Vectoring Control Chassis Technology

Mazda has unveiled a new chassis control system, dubbed G-Vectoring Control, aimed at making driving smoother and more c...

Jun 14, 2016 (2 months ago)