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2018 Genesis G70 Overseas Preview Drive | A New Luxury Competitor Prepares To Lure Aussie Buyers

2018 Genesis G70 Overseas Preview Drive | A New Luxury Competitor Prepares To Lure Aussie Buyers

As more and more automakers clamour to compete in the prestige market, the end result for buyers means more freedom of c...

Sep 20, 2017 (5 hours ago)
2018 Range Rover Velar First Drive Review | Concept Car Swagger Meets SUV Practicality

2018 Range Rover Velar First Drive Review | Concept Car Swagger Meets SUV Practicality

Looking more like a concept car than an actual showroom-ready reality, the Range Rover Velar arrives in Australia to fil...

Sep 20, 2017 (6 hours ago)
2017 Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Review | Refreshed Small Car Impresses Across The Board

2017 Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Review | Refreshed Small Car Impresses Across The Board

Miserable are the days when the likes of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110TSI arrives. Certainly not for small car shopper...

Sep 20, 2017 (9 hours ago)
2017 Hyundai i30 Active Review | Entry-Level Small Hatch Covers All Bases

2017 Hyundai i30 Active Review | Entry-Level Small Hatch Covers All Bases

Not long ago the 2017 Hyundai i30 Active would have been a middle-tier model. The entry-level Active might carry over...

Sep 18, 2017 (2 days ago)
2017 Subaru XV 2.0i-L Premium Review | Small SUV Finds Its Feet Off The Road

2017 Subaru XV 2.0i-L Premium Review | Small SUV Finds Its Feet Off The Road

Niche is the word for the 2017 Subaru XV 2.0i-L Premium. In its second generation the XV remains a lifted-up and plas...

Sep 14, 2017 (6 days ago)
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X v Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Comparison Review | Seven-Seat SUV Showdown

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X v Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Comparison Review | Seven-Seat SUV Showdown

The occasional chair. It is to home furniture what the sixth and seven seats are to both the Hyundai Santa Fe Active X a...

Sep 14, 2017 (6 days ago)
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTE Overseas Preview Drive | Volkswagen Injects A Sporty Soul Into Its Plug-In Hybrid

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTE Overseas Preview Drive | Volkswagen Injects A Sporty Soul Into Its Plug-In Hybrid

With electrification no longer just a possible future outcome for the automotive industry but a very real and current st...

Sep 14, 2017 (7 days ago)
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk REVIEW - The New Bang For Buck King?

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk REVIEW - A Muscle Car In SUV Clothing

On the face of it, it seems a bit ridiculous to get overly excited by a vehicle that is well, a little pointless. A larg...

Sep 10, 2017 (10 days ago)
2017 Mazda3 Skyactiv-X Prototype REVIEW - The Future Is... Petrol?

Mazda Skyactiv-X REVIEW | Mazda3 Prototype - The Future Is... Petrol?

MAZDA IS AT IT AGAIN, STICKING DOGGEDLY TO THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION PETROL ENGINE. Ignoring the downsizing, ...

Sep 10, 2017 (10 days ago)
2018 Volkswagen Polo - Overseas Preview Drive | Expect Big Things From Volkswagen’s Little Hatch

2018 Volkswagen Polo - Overseas Preview Drive | Expect Big Things From Volkswagen’s Little Hatch

When the previous generation Volkswagen Polo first arrived in 2009 it created a storm. Here was a car with features, tec...

Sep 9, 2017 (11 days ago)
2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet First Drive REVIEW - A Polite Midsize Sun-Soaker That's Also A Sports Car

Audi S5 Cabriolet | 2018 First Drive REVIEW - A Polite Midsize Sun-Soaker That's Also A Sports Car

With sporty style matched to an engine and handling package designed to thrill keen drivers without upsetting passengers...

Sep 8, 2017 (13 days ago)
2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet First Drive REVIEW - Timeless Appeal With A Degree Of Liveability

Audi A5 Cabriolet | 2018 First Drive REVIEW - Timeless Appeal With A Degree Of Liveability

As the third member of the A5 family, you could be forgiven for thinking that the cabriolet range is somehow an aftertho...

Sep 8, 2017 (13 days ago)
2017 Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo Review | Sprightly Hatch Impresses Across The Board

2017 Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo Review | Sprightly Hatch Impresses Across The Board

It would be easy to make the case for a ‘Euro’ badge to be slapped on the rear of the 2017 Suzuki Swift GLX ...

Sep 5, 2017 (15 days ago)
2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo First Drive Review | Nissan’s More Focused Atmo Coupe Kicks It Old-School

2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo First Drive Review | Nissan’s More Focused Atmo Coupe Kicks It Old-School

Nissan’s vaunted performance arm, Nismo, has long been admired by motoring enthusiasts but the go-fast range has b...

Sep 1, 2017 (19 days ago)
2017 Honda Civic VTi-L Hatch Review | New Turbo Engine Highlights Reinvigorated Small Car

2017 Honda Civic VTi-L Hatch Review | New Turbo Engine Highlights Reinvigorated Small Car

Like the atmosphere on New Year’s Eve in any big city around the world, the 2017 Honda Civic VTi-L is perhaps feel...

Aug 31, 2017 (20 days ago)
2017 BMW 530e Review | An Almost Compromise-Free Green Option

2017 BMW 530e Review | An Almost Compromise-Free Green Option

So-called green technology is good for the world, but until now it hasn't been so good for the hip pocket. Elec...

Aug 30, 2017 (21 days ago)
2017 Mazda2 Genki Auto Review | Unapologetically Urban And Darn Good At It Too

2017 Mazda2 Genki Auto Review | Unapologetically Urban And Darn Good At It Too

Australia’s light car segment is experiencing a downturn as buyers who aren’t squeezed by pricing pressures ...

Aug 28, 2017 (23 days ago)
2017 Hyundai i30 SR Premium Auto Review | Hyundai Threatens Rivals With Its Best Small Car Yet

2017 Hyundai i30 SR Premium Auto Review | Hyundai Threatens Rivals With Its Best Small Car Yet

The constant and steady improvement of each generation of Hyundai’s range is hardly surprising in a modern context...

Aug 28, 2017 (23 days ago)
2018 Holden Commodore Preview Drive | Is This A Case Of Right Product, Wrong Name For Holden’s New Family Car?

2018 Holden Commodore Preview Drive | Is This A Case Of Right Product, Wrong Name For Holden’s New Family Car?

Holden has been Australia's large car king for almost 70 years, riding a wave of success that started with the first...

Aug 25, 2017 (26 days ago)
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