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2017 Audi RS 3 Sedan First Drive Review | A Sensible Suit Hides Manic Performance

2017 Audi RS 3 Sedan First Drive Review | A Sensible Suit Hides Manic Performance

Audi Sport, the division tasked with taking standard luxury cars and turning them into mind-melting performance cars, ma...

Jun 20, 2017 (3 days ago)
2017 Volkswagen Arteon Overseas Preview Drive | Volkswagen Puts Prestige Brands On Notice With Its Newest Four-Door Coupe

2017 Volkswagen Arteon Overseas Preview Drive | Volkswagen Puts Prestige Brands On Notice With Its Newest Four-Door Coupe

Despite Volkswagen’s origins as a car for the masses, the brand has more recently explored its premium side with c...

Jun 20, 2017 (3 days ago)
2017 Subaru BRZ Review | Charming Sports Coupe Offers Affordable Fun

2017 Subaru BRZ Review | Charming Sports Coupe Offers Affordable Fun

Inside dealerships the 2017 Subaru BRZ might look like it doesn’t belong. Not only has this now-lightly facelif...

Jun 16, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Holden Astra Sedan First Drive Review | Quiet, Comfortable, And Conservative

2017 Holden Astra Sedan First Drive Review | Quiet, Comfortable, And Conservative

Holden is playing a game of Celebrity Heads with its newest Astra sedan. For Australia this new small sedan will be...

Jun 16, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L Review | AWD Gives Small Car Unique Appeal

2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L Review | AWD Gives Small Car Unique Appeal

Although the 2017 Subaru Impreza may continue to be bread and butter for the Japanese all-wheel drive-renowned brand, th...

Jun 15, 2017 (8 days ago)
2017 HSV Clubsport R8 LSA 30 Years Review | A Birthday Present And A Farewell Gift Rolled Into One

2017 HSV Clubsport R8 LSA 30 Years Review | A Birthday Present And A Farewell Gift Rolled Into One

What a difference 29 years makes. When HSV launched its first Commodore based performance car, the SS Group A in 19...

Jun 14, 2017 (9 days ago)
2017 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive Review | Combining Large Car Luxury And Plug-In Tech Minus The Price Penalty

2017 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive Review | Combining Large Car Luxury And Plug-In Tech Minus The Price Penalty

In a somewhat surprising move BMW has brought its latest plug-in hybrid iPerformance model to market in Australia at exa...

Jun 10, 2017 (13 days ago)
2017 Lexus LC 500 & LC 500h First Drive Review | One Coupe In Two Distinct Flavours

2017 Lexus LC 500 & LC 500h First Drive Review | One Coupe In Two Distinct Flavours

Although both the V8-powered and hybrid versions of the new flagship Lexus LC coupe may wear identical price tags, the d...

Jun 9, 2017 (13 days ago)
2017 Honda Odyssey VTi Review | The Family Hauler That Lost Its Way

2017 Honda Odyssey VTi Review | The Family Hauler That Lost Its Way

Evolution is said to refine a species, but the 2017 Honda Odyssey VTi marks four years since the nameplate made a radica...

Jun 8, 2017 (15 days ago)
2017 Nissan Navara ST-X Series 2 Review | Nissan’s Dual Cab Gets A Hard-Work Upgrade

2017 Nissan Navara ST-X Series 2 Review | Nissan’s Dual Cab Gets A Hard-Work Upgrade

The Nissan Navara treads a somewhat unique path in the dual-cab ute sector as the only ute of its kind to feature a coil...

Jun 7, 2017 (16 days ago)
2017 Suzuki Swift First Drive Review | Simple Yet Sophisticated And Downright Charming

2017 Suzuki Swift First Drive Review | Simple Yet Sophisticated And Downright Charming

The Suzuki Swift is a well-loved model in the Australian market, and this third-generation model since the nameplate re-...

Jun 7, 2017 (16 days ago)
2017 Audi A3 1.0 TFSI Sportback Review | Base Small Car Falls Flat

2017 Audi A3 1.0 TFSI Sportback Review | Base Small Car Falls Flat

Base is best. It’s a line that emerges frequently – and deservedly – in car reviews, and the 2017 Audi...

Jun 6, 2017 (17 days ago)
2017 Ford Escape Trend 1.5l EcoBoost 2WD Review | Loaded With Features, But Short On Driver Appeal

2017 Ford Escape Trend 1.5l EcoBoost 2WD Review | Loaded With Features, But Short On Driver Appeal

Ford has been strangely quiet about its newest SUV, the Escape - although ‘new’ might be overstating things ...

Jun 5, 2017 (18 days ago)
2017 Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI 4x4 First Drive Review | An Ideal Family Companion With Smart But Sensible Touches

2017 Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI 4x4 First Drive Review | An Ideal Family Companion With Smart But Sensible Touches

Skoda’s transformation from oddball outsider to mainstream value brand takes a massive leap forward with the arriv...

Jun 1, 2017 (22 days ago)
2017 Audi SQ7 v Tesla Model X P100D Comparison Review - Electrifying Large SUVs

2017 Audi SQ7 v Tesla Model X P100D Comparison Review - Electrifying Large SUVs

Efficiency and excess are strange bedfellows. Yet from opposite sides of the world both the Audi SQ7 and Tesla Model X P...

May 31, 2017 (23 days ago)
2017 Volvo XC60 Overseas Preview Drive | Scandinavian Style And Safety Makes For An Impressive Package

2017 Volvo XC60 Overseas Preview Drive | Scandinavian Style And Safety Makes For An Impressive Package

From an Australian point of view it would be easy to overlook the importance of the Volvo XC60. On home soi, neither the...

May 30, 2017 (24 days ago)
2017 BMW 540i M Sport Review | A Big BMW To Cause Benz Some Sleepless Nights

2017 BMW 540i M Sport Review | A Big BMW To Cause Benz Some Sleepless Nights

BMW has a reputation for building great sports sedans, and, as a result, the German brand hasn't...

May 30, 2017 (24 days ago)
2017 Renault Megane GT-Line Review | Solid All-Rounder Is Let Down By Its Price

2017 Renault Megane GT-Line Review | Solid All-Rounder Is Let Down By Its Price

An all-rounder is well-appreciated on the cricket field, and in the automotive world the Renault Megane GT-Line aims to ...

May 29, 2017 (25 days ago)
2017 Audi TT RS Track Review | Audi’s Wild Child Lets Its Hair Down

2017 Audi TT RS Track Review | Audi’s Wild Child Lets Its Hair Down

Audi has coined the term “compact supercar” to describe the 2017 TT RS, claiming that the high-powered sport...

May 26, 2017 (28 days ago)
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