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2017 Kia Cerato Sport Hatch Review | Upholds Its Value, Despite Advancing Age

2017 Kia Cerato Sport Hatch Review | Upholds Its Value, Despite Advancing Age

Everyone loves a bargain. Brands like Hyundai and Kia might have given up on the super-cheap driveaway deals of the...

Jul 27, 2017 (6 hours ago)
2017 Toyota HiLux SR5 TRD Sports Pack Review | Hey Babe, Take A Walk On The Wildtrack

2017 Toyota HiLux SR5 TRD Sports Pack Review | Hey Babe, Take A Walk On The Wildtrack

The Toyota HiLux range doesn’t have an answer for halo-model utes like the Ford Ranger Wildtrack or Holden Colorad...

Jul 27, 2017 (10 hours ago)
2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet Review | All-Rounder Works Best In Drop-Top Form

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet Review | All-Rounder Works Best In Drop-Top Form

Among the five human senses the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet aims to heighten your hearing, sweeten the smells and pe...

Jul 24, 2017 (3 days ago)
2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class First Ride | A Passenger Seat Spin In Merc’s Hay Hauler

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class First Ride | A Passenger Seat Spin In Merc’s Hay Hauler

Mercedes-Benz knows that its first-ever dual cab ute, the 2018 X-Class, is very different from anything the company has ...

Jul 21, 2017 (6 days ago)
2018 Holden Acadia Preview Drive REVIEW - Seven-Seater With American Swagger

Holden Acadia REVIEW | 2018 Preview Drive - Seven-Seater With American Swagger

AT LONG LAST, HOLDEN WILL FINALLY HAVE A FULL-SIZED, ROAD-BIASED FAMILY SUV ON DEALERSHIP FORECOURTS IN MID-2018, WITH T...

Jul 21, 2017 (7 days ago)
2018 Holden Equinox Preview Drive REVIEW - Holden's Future CX-5 Fighter

Holden Equinox REVIEW | 2018 Preview Drive - Holden's Future CX-5 Fighter

THE 2018 HOLDEN EQUINOX IS VITAL FOR THE BRAND, replacing the Captiva SUV as Holden's alternative to Mazda's CX-...

Jul 21, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Mazda MX-5 RF GT Review | Convertible Ups The Style Stakes With New Hardtop

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF GT Review | Convertible Ups The Style Stakes With New Hardtop

Bucking of stereotypes and shunning of trends – these are among the many things the slinky 2017 Mazda MX-5 Retract...

Jul 20, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Audi Q5 And SQ5 First Drive Review | Round Two For Audi’s Family Favourite

2017 Audi Q5 And SQ5 First Drive Review | Round Two For Audi’s Family Favourite

Audi was early to the medium SUV game when it launched the Q5 in 2009, and the first generation model proved to be a hit...

Jul 13, 2017 (14 days ago)
2017 Mini Countryman Cooper D Review | A Gentle Temperament And Great With Kids (Or Kids-At-Heart)

2017 Mini Countryman Cooper D Review | A Gentle Temperament And Great With Kids (Or Kids-At-Heart)

The previous Mini Countryman didn’t quite fit the SUV description, lacking the U-for-utility that defines the genr...

Jul 13, 2017 (14 days ago)
2017 Nissan X-Trail Ti Review | Roomy And Right-Sized For Aussie Families

2017 Nissan X-Trail Ti Series 2 Review | Roomy And Right-Sized For Aussie Families

Nissan’s updated X-Trail has arrived to help the Japanese brand’s medium SUV face-off against newer segment ...

Jul 10, 2017 (17 days ago)
2017 Renault Megane Sedan & Wagon First Drive | More Space And More Grace To Round-Out The Megane Range

2017 Renault Megane Sedan & Wagon First Drive | More Space And More Grace To Round-Out The Megane Range

While Australia’s small car market may be dominated by hatchback sales, wagons and sedan still contribute signific...

Jul 7, 2017 (20 days ago)
2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive | Real Room For Seven In A Lighter, More High-Tech Package

2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive | Real Room For Seven In A Lighter, More High-Tech Package

Land Rover has gambled with the Discovery’s future by giving the all-new model a more friendly face and an overall...

Jul 6, 2017 (21 days ago)
2017 BMW 530d Review | The Bavarian Executive Express Is A Technological Specimen

2017 BMW 530d Review | The Bavarian Executive Express Is A Technological Specimen

Forget what you learnt in maths class because these days seven goes easily into five. Take this new-generation 2017 BMW ...

Jul 6, 2017 (21 days ago)
2017 Volkswagen Golf Mk7.5 First Drive | High Tech, High Spec, And Highly Appealing

2017 Volkswagen Golf Mk7.5 First Drive | High Tech, High Spec, And Highly Appealing

Volkswagen is quite clear that its newest Golf isn’t all that new, but that it does improve on an established form...

Jul 5, 2017 (22 days ago)
2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack First Drive | SUV Styling Cloaks A Keen-Handling Wagon

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack First Drive | SUV Styling Cloaks A Keen-Handling Wagon

As a station wagon imitating an SUV, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack bridges the gap between car-like driving and go-f...

Jul 5, 2017 (22 days ago)
Small Hatch Match-Up – Hyundai i30 Active v Mazda3 Neo Comparison Review

Small Hatch Match-Up – Hyundai i30 Active v Mazda3 Neo Comparison Review

Aggression is a trait few would associate with small hatchbacks. Yet here are the new Hyundai i30 and updated Mazda3 as ...

Jul 3, 2017 (24 days ago)
2017 Kia Soul Review | Unboxing Kia’s Block Star

2017 Kia Soul Review | Unboxing Kia’s Block Star

Once marketed as the poster-child of what Kia was capable of in terms of design, the boxy Soul’s glory days are no...

Jul 2, 2017 (25 days ago)
2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Overseas Preview Drive | A Scorching Six To Take The Place Of Audi’s Aggressive Eight

2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Overseas Preview Drive | A Scorching Six To Take The Place Of Audi’s Aggressive Eight

Success is one thing. Repeat success… That’s a whole different ball game. The first generation Audi RS 5...

Jun 29, 2017 (28 days ago)
2017 Toyota C-HR Review | Funky Styled Crossover Is Set To Shake Up The Baby SUV Market

2017 Toyota C-HR Review | Baby SUV Shines With A Manual Transmission

Small SUV models such as the 2017 Toyota C-HR have long been earmarked to sell up the sort of storm that similarly price...

Jun 28, 2017 (29 days ago)
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2017 Toyota Kluger GXL AWD Review | No Step Forward For Toyota’s Updated Family Hauler

When it comes to large SUVs, Toyota is king with not one, but three cars in the class thanks to the off-roadable Fortune...

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