2012 Reviews and News
Feature Article: 2013 MINI Paceman JCW And Countryman JCW Launch Review
2013 MINI PACEMAN REVIEW What's Hot: AWD grip brilliant steering entertaining exhaust noises What's Not: Expensive; comfort we like but lacks the razor handling of other JCWs X-Factor: The most practical of all MINIs the JCW is fun at the wheel as well as being a very usable daily driver. Vehicle Style: Performance Compact SUV Engine trans: 160kW 280Nm 1.6 turbo petrol 4cyl 300Nm with overboost 6sp manual 6sp auto Price plus on-roads MINI JCW Paceman ALL4 manual - 58 600 MINI JCW Countryman ALL4 manual - 56 800 Fuel Economy claimed: 8.0 l 100km JCW Countryman manual 8.0 l... continue reading
Peugeot 4008 On Sale In AustraliaWED, 16 MAY, 2012
Peugeot has announced the release of its new 4008 in Australia, marking a new phase in SUV offerings for the French carmaker. Loosely based ...
Nissan Almera On Sale In Australia From AugustTUE, 15 MAY, 2012
2012 NISSAN ALMERA Nissan's new global sedan, revealed in 2010 at the Guangzhou Auto Show, will go on sale in Australia this coming Augu...
Lexus GS 450h On Sale In AustraliaTUE, 15 MAY, 2012
Lexus Australia's all-new GS range welcomes its flagship model this week, the new GS 450h hybrid. Available in three trim grades - inclu...
BMW X5 M50d, X6 M50d Australian Pricing Revealed, X6 Range UpdatedMON, 14 MAY, 2012
BMW Australia has announced pricing for the X5 M50d and X6 M50d, the new top-shelf diesel models in both lines. Driven by a triple-turbo eng...
2012 Honda Civic Hatch On Sale In Australia From JuneTUE, 8 MAY, 2012
Honda's all-new 2012 Civic Hatch will hit Australia next month, less than a year on from its Frankfurt Motor Show unveiling in 2011. The...
2012 BMW X3 xDrive28i On Sale In Australia: Six-Cylinder Out, Four InMON, 7 MAY, 2012
BMW's six-cylinder X3 xDrive28i is dead, long live the X3 xDrive28i four-cylinder. Replacing the 3.0 litre engine of the xDrive28i...
2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class On Sale In AustraliaMON, 7 MAY, 2012
Mercedes-Benz' all-new 2012 M-Class SUV is now on sale in Australia, replacing the strong-selling but nearly seven year-old second-generatio...
Nissan Launches Simpson 50th Anniversary Edition Patrol 4WDWED, 2 MAY, 2012
Nissan Australia has announced a new limited-edition package for its tough Y61 Patrol 4WD this week, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Reg Spr...
2012 Honda City Gets Styling And Pricing Tweaks For AustraliaWED, 2 MAY, 2012
Honda Australia has released the updated-for-2012 City sedan, bringing a handful of styling tweaks and a new sub-$20k drive-away price. Cutt...
Lotus Elise S On Sale In AustraliaMON, 30 APR, 2012
A very brand-new model may be on the way, but Lotus hasn't given up on keeping the current Elise roadster at the top of its game. The ...
2012 BMW 320i And 318d First Drive ReviewFRI, 1 JUN, 2012
BMW 3 SERIES REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium premium sedan Price: 320i - $57,600 | 318d - $56,400 Fuel Economy 320i: (claimed) 6....
2012 Hyundai i30 First Drive ReviewTHU, 31 MAY, 2012
2012 HYUNDAI I30 REVIEW OVERVIEW When it arrived in Australian showrooms in October 2007, the first-generation i30 was a landmark car for Hyu...
2012 Mazda BT-50 XTR Boss Sports 4x4 Manual Dual Cab ReviewMON, 28 MAY, 2012
2012 MAZDA BT-50 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Dual-cab utility Price: $48,810 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 8.4 l/100km Fuel Economy (test...
2012 Toyota Prius v ReviewTHU, 24 MAY, 2012
What’s hot: It's practical, fuel-efficient and sharply-priced What’s not: No pre-set ratios or 'manual' controls for t...
2012 Honda Civic Sport Sedan ReviewSUN, 20 MAY, 2012
2012 HONDA CIVIC SEDAN REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small sedan Price: $27,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 7.5 l/100km Fuel Econo...
2012 Peugeot 4008 Active And Allure First Drive ReviewTHU, 17 MAY, 2012
PEUGEOT 4008 REVIEW Vehicle style: Small SUV Engine: 2.0 litre petrol four-cylinder Power and Torque: 110kW at 6000rpm; 197Nm at 4200rpm...
2012 Lexus GS 450h First Drive ReviewWED, 16 MAY, 2012
2012 LEXUS GS 450h REVIEW Overview Less than six weeks after launching the impressive GS 250 and GS 350 range in Australia, Lexus has ad...
TMR Small Hatch Comparison Review - Top Ten ShootoutSUN, 13 MAY, 2012
Small Hatch Comparison Review: Mazda3, Toyota Corolla, Holden Cruze, Hyundai i30, Ford Focus, Mitsubishi Lancer, Volkswagen Golf, Subaru Im...
2012 Volkswagen Scirocco R DSG ReviewFRI, 11 MAY, 2012
2012 VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small three-door hatch Price: $49,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 8.2 l/100km...
2012 BMW 335i Luxury ReviewFRI, 4 MAY, 2012
2012 BMW 3 SERIES REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium luxury sedan Price: $91,900 (plus on-roads), $101,760 as-tested. Fuel Economy (claimed): ...
2013 Opel Astra GTC Sport - Review GalleryFRI, 4 JAN, 2013