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A Small Car War - Holden Astra R v Subaru Impreza 2.0-L Comparison Test
A Small Car War - Holden Astra R v Subaru Impreza 2.0-L Comparison Test

This is a comparison test between the Holden Astra R and Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L. While that much might be obvious, more i...

Mar 16, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Holden Barina LT Review - Hatch Falls Further Behind Its Rivals
2017 Holden Barina LT Review - Hatch Falls Further Behind Its Rivals

It was time to face up to the fact that the Holden Barina has not been a light hatch hit, but now for 2017 the five-door...

Mar 16, 2017 (7 days ago)
2017 Renault Megane GT Review - Not Too Sporty, Not Too Soft
2017 Renault Megane GT Review - Not Too Sporty, Not Too Soft

For buyers tempted by the ascending scale from sensibilities to sports often offered within a small hatch range, the 201...

Mar 2, 2017 (21 days ago)
2017 Skoda Octavia RS 230 Review - A Sporty Alternative To The SUV Set
2017 Skoda Octavia RS 230 Review - A Sporty Alternative To The SUV Set

It is reasonably audacious for the Skoda Octavia RS 230 Wagon to claim it can do both Sports and Utility better than a v...

Mar 1, 2017 (22 days ago)
2017 Suzuki Ignis GL REVIEW - Squished Hatch Doesn't Set a New Benchmark
Suzuki Ignis REVIEW - 2017 GL | Squished Hatch Doesn't Set a New Benchmark

If shopping for a light hatchback is like doing the groceries, then the 2017 Suzuki Ignis GL resolutely confirms that it...

Feb 21, 2017 (30 days ago)

NEWS

Opel’s Diesel Emissions Investigation Closed

YESTERDAY

German brand Opel has been cleared in the French consumer authorities’ diesel emissions investigation launched following Volkswagen’s &...

Honda Reveals Prices For Long Awaited New Civic Hatch

YESTERDAY

The Japanese car maker has revealed local details of the all-new hatch that is due in showrooms in May, confirming it will mirror the existing...

2017 Volkswagen Golf Local Specs Revealed

YESTERDAY

The German car maker has revealed local specifications for its updated Golf small hatch and wagon range due to arrive in showrooms f...

Uber Autonomous Cars Need Frequent Driver Help

YESTERDAY

Documents obtained by Recode show Uber’s fleet of autonomous cars in various North American locations (mostly in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and ...

Coupes And Convertibles On The Chopping Block As ‘Benz And BMW Slash Models

TUE, 21 MAR, 2017

America’s Car And Driver is reporting the penchant for premium automotive brands to add niche models may be on the wane – but sadly cou...

Lotus Reveal Lightest Elise Since Original

MON, 20 MAR, 2017

Lotus has returned to its roots and "added lightness" to its latest Elise roadster.

Recalls - Volvo S90 | V90 Cross Country | XC90 | Mercedes-Benz E-Class And Range Rover Evoque

FRI, 17 MAR, 2017

Volvo has issued a recall in Australia this week for a trio of 2017 models, due to a potential problem with the curtain airbags.

Next-Generation Alfa Romeo Giulietta And Mito Unlikely

THU, 16 MAR, 2017

As Alfa Romeo’s product renaissance gathers momentum through new performance-oriented products like the Giulia sedan and Stelvio SUV, the bra...

Infiniti Snares BMW’s Head Designer

WED, 15 MAR, 2017

Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti has a new design chief, securing former head of BMW Design, Karim Habib.

Mazda Moves On Apple CarPlay And Android Auto - Will Offer Retrofitting

WED, 15 MAR, 2017

Mazda is the latest carmaker to declare across-the-board availability of smartphone mirroring will be available soon.

REVIEWS

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

MON, 20 MAR, 2017

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

A Small Car War - Holden Astra R v Subaru Impreza 2.0-L Comparison Test

THU, 16 MAR, 2017

This is a comparison test between the Holden Astra R and Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L.

2017 Holden Barina LT Review - Hatch Falls Further Behind Its Rivals

THU, 16 MAR, 2017

It was time to face up to the fact that the Holden Barina has not been a light hatch hit, but now for 2017 the five-door-only model range has been ...

2017 Volkswagen Touareg Wolfsburg Edition Review - Aging SUV Gets Some New Claws

MON, 6 MAR, 2017

It’s rather fitting that the Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI Wolfsburg is the latest model have the coat of arms of its maker’s home town sti...

2017 Renault Megane GT Review - Not Too Sporty, Not Too Soft

THU, 2 MAR, 2017

For buyers tempted by the ascending scale from sensibilities to sports often offered within a small hatch range, the 2017 Renault Megane GT may del...

2017 Skoda Octavia RS 230 Review - A Sporty Alternative To The SUV Set

WED, 1 MAR, 2017

It is reasonably audacious for the Skoda Octavia RS 230 Wagon to claim it can do both Sports and Utility better than a vehicle that actually wears ...

2017 Suzuki Ignis GL REVIEW - Squished Hatch Doesn't Set a New Benchmark

TUE, 21 FEB, 2017

If shopping for a light hatchback is like doing the groceries, then the 2017 Suzuki Ignis GL resolutely confirms that its maker now dominates the a...

2017 Lexus GS F Review - The Forgotten Sports Sedan

MON, 20 FEB, 2017

Everything is about the rear with the recently updated 2017 Lexus GS F.

2017 Peugeot 208 GT-Line Review - City Car Loses Out With Its Value Equation

THU, 9 FEB, 2017

Activewear donned for a short stroll is the human dresscode equivalent for the way sports styling accessories have been applied to the 2017 Peugeot...

2017 Jaguar F-Pace 20d Review - Base SUV Misses the Mark

THU, 9 FEB, 2017

Clever business decisions have clearly been made with the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace 20d Prestige.

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