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2017 Mini Countryman Cooper SD Review | Upsize Fits All

2017 Mini Countryman Cooper SD Review | Upsize Fits All

Mini has grown up. It had to. Despite a longing for the return of London’s swinging 60s vibe, a 21st century globa...

Apr 27, 2017 (4 days ago)
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio | Cutting-Edge New Age Performance With A Twinge Of Italian Tradition

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio | Cutting-Edge New Age Performance With A Twinge Of Italian Tradition

Alfa Romeo has hit the reset button on its range with the medium Giulia sedan. After an extended period of lukewarm cars...

Apr 23, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Review | A New Take On The MX-5 Ethos

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Review | A New Take On The MX-5 Ethos

The Mazda MX-5 has cemented itself as an icon in the motoring lexicon. It has been around over 25 years, holds ...

Apr 23, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Toyota Corolla ZR Hatch Review | Safer Than Before, But As Conservative As Ever

2017 Toyota Corolla ZR Hatch Review | Safer Than Before, But As Conservative As Ever

The Toyota Corolla started out as fairly humble transportation through the 1960s, becoming a freedom machine during the ...

Apr 18, 2017 (12 days ago)
2017 Holden Astra RS Review - The Sweet Spot In New Small Car Range

2017 Holden Astra RS Review - The Sweet Spot In New Small Car Range

History never repeats, according to 1980s pop-rock band Split Enz. But it certainly is trying to in the case of the Hold...

Apr 18, 2017 (12 days ago)
2017 Subaru XV Overseas Preview Drive | A More Mature Crossover For the Young At Heart

2017 Subaru XV Overseas Preview Drive | A More Mature Crossover For the Young At Heart

The 2017 Subaru XV promises to be a genuine freedom machine when it arrives in Australia, born from a long line of all-w...

Apr 14, 2017 (16 days ago)
BMW 330i GT Review | Lots Of Options For The 3 Series Hatchback

BMW 330i GT Review | Lots Of Options For The 3 Series Hatchback

Updates for the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo focus on the engine - the 330i replaces the previous 328i model and scores the...

Apr 13, 2017 (17 days ago)
2017 Mitsubishi ASX LS 4x2 Review | Fresh Looks, Lots Of Space

2017 Mitsubishi ASX LS 4x2 Review | Fresh Looks, Lots Of Space

Mitsubishi's top-selling SUV – the ASX – has joined its larger siblisngs Outlander and Pajero ...

Apr 13, 2017 (17 days ago)
2017 Audi A4 Allroad Review - SUV Practicality In A Traditional Package

2017 Audi A4 Allroad Review - SUV Practicality In A Traditional Package

Australians absolutely adore Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), but the Audi A4 Allroad is one traditional family wagon tha...

Apr 11, 2017 (19 days ago)
Slightly Sporty Two Doors - Subaru BRZ v Abarth 124 Spider Comparison Review

Slightly Sporty Two Doors - Subaru BRZ v Abarth 124 Spider Comparison Review

Birthing twins is no easy feat. Surprise or shock, perhaps both, might follow a doctor’s announcement to a couple ...

Apr 11, 2017 (19 days ago)
2017 Toyota Corolla Ascent Manual Sedan Review | A Small Sedan With Big Dimensions

2017 Toyota Corolla Ascent Manual Sedan Review | A Small Sedan With Big Dimensions

Space is a wonderful thing to have. Australia’s biggest cities are fast running out of it as McMansions dominate s...

Apr 7, 2017 (23 days ago)
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review | A Sharper Look For Mitsubishi’s Green Hero

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review | A Sharper Look For Mitsubishi’s Green Hero

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV was first launched in 2014, at a time when the concept of a plug-in hybrid was still relat...

Apr 6, 2017 (24 days ago)
2017 Volkswagen Scirocco R Wolfsburg Review | Coupe Offers Point Of Difference To Hot Hatch Set

2017 Volkswagen Scirocco R Wolfsburg Review | Special Edition Offers Point Of Difference To Hot Hatch Set

If everything old becomes new again then the Volkswagen Scirocco R Wolfsburg could be seen to return to the prowl for on...

Apr 6, 2017 (24 days ago)
2017 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline Review | World Class Performance Sedan Waves Farewell

2017 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline Review | World Class Performance Sedan Waves Farewell

This is it. To the catchy tune of what later became a Danni Minogue cover single, those three words used in the advertis...

Apr 5, 2017 (25 days ago)
2017 Mazda CX-5 Review | First Drive - Refinement Gets A Big Boost In Mazda’s Best-Selling SUV

2017 Mazda CX-5 Review | First Drive - Refinement Gets A Big Boost In Mazda’s Best-Selling SUV

A new suit of clothes on the outside and a fresh take on interior design make the new Mazda CX-5 different enough from i...

Apr 3, 2017 (27 days ago)
2017 Volkswagen Polo Beats Review - Loaded Up City Car Comes At A Price

2017 Volkswagen Polo Beats Review - Loaded Up City Car Comes At A Price

It is fairly improbable that Dr Dre would be seen driving a Volkswagen Polo Beats. The limited-edition light hatchbac...

Mar 31, 2017 (1 month ago)
2017 Holden Trax LS Review - City SUV Finds Awkward Middle Ground

2017 Holden Trax LS Review - City SUV Finds Awkward Middle Ground

Back when there was only a glimmer of hope that the small SUV segment would really take off, the Holden Trax l...

Mar 30, 2017 (1 month ago)
2017 MG GS First Drive REVIEW - A Great First Impression, But One That Fades

MG GS REVIEW | 2017 First Drive - A Great First Impression, But One That Fades

THE MG GS SUV HAS TOUCHED DOWN IN AUSTRALIA, AND WITH IT COMES A LIST OF QUESTIONS. Let's get those que...

Mar 30, 2017 (1 month ago)
2017 Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line Review - Performance Sedan Is A Quality All-Rounder

2017 Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line Review - Performance Sedan Is A Quality All-Rounder

In more ways than one the Volkswagen Passat 206 TSI R-Line represents the future of large performance sedans once Austra...

Mar 20, 2017 (1 month ago)
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2017 Kia Sorento GT Line REVIEW | A New Range-Topping Model For Kia’s Competent Large Seven-Seat SUV

Kia has boosted the lineup of its Sorento seven-seat SUV with the addition of a new range-topping GT-Line model. Pr...

Mar 18, 2017 (1 month ago)
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