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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 (11 days ago)
2017 Mini Countryman First Drive Review | Mini’s Big-Guy Shows Its More Grown-Up Side
2017 Mini Countryman First Drive Review | Mini’s Big-Guy Shows Its More Grown-Up Side

This is the Mini that isn’t. Well, it isn't as mini as it used to be but it’s hardly a barge. The new Mi...

Mar 13, 2017 (14 days ago)
2017 Jeep Compass International Preview Drive | Bigger, Bolder, More Premium Junior Jeep
2017 Jeep Compass International Preview Drive | Bigger, Bolder, More Premium Junior Jeep

Australia won’t get the new Jeep Compass until the end of 2017, but before Jeep’s new-generation SUV lands l...

Mar 3, 2017 (24 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 (25 days ago)
2017 Toyota C-HR First Drive Review | Conservatism Takes A Back-Seat For Toyota’s Newest SUV
2017 Toyota C-HR First Drive Review | Conservatism Takes A Back-Seat For Toyota’s Newest SUV

Where competitors have long had an entrant in Australia’s small SUV segment, Toyota has lagged behind the pack whe...

Mar 1, 2017 (26 days ago)

NEWS

2017 Toyota Yaris Australian Prices Revealed

TODAY

Toyota has thrown down the gauntlet to the Mazda2 by restyling its Yaris hatch and adding a new safety pack.

Honda Reveals Prices For Long Awaited New Civic Hatch

WED, 22 MAR, 2017

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

WED, 22 MAR, 2017

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

Updated 2017 Jeep Grand Grand Cherokee | Price And Features For Australia

FRI, 17 MAR, 2017

Jeep has given its large Grand Cherokee SUV a tweak for the 2017 model year, adjusting the line-up slightly, revising styling, and adding stop-star...

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...

2017 Kia Picanto To Retain Single-Specification In Australia.

FRI, 10 MAR, 2017

At its launch in 2016 the Kia Picanto arrived with a single specification and single price, with Kia using the model - already approaching its runo...

2017 Subaru XV Unveiled At Geneva

WED, 8 MAR, 2017

Subaru has revealed what stands to be a key model for the brand, the all new Subaru XV, at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

New F1-powered Infiniti Concept To Be Shown At Geneva Motor Show

MON, 6 MAR, 2017

Infiniti has revealed its second attempt at developing a high-performance coupe to take on the likes of the BMW M4 and Mercedes-Benz C63.

Updated Renault Captur For Geneva

FRI, 3 MAR, 2017

Renault will unwrap an updated Captur small SUV at the Geneva Motor Show next week.

Porsche Grows Panamera Family With Sport Turismo Wagon

FRI, 3 MAR, 2017

Porsche has announced a new, second model line for the Panamera family, adding the brand’s first-ever production wagon to the line-up with th...

REVIEWS

2017 Kia Sorento GT Line | A New Range-Topping Model For Kia’s Competent Large Seven-Seat SUV

SAT, 18 MAR, 2017

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

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 Jeep Compass International Preview Drive | Bigger, Bolder, More Premium Junior Jeep

FRI, 3 MAR, 2017

Australia won’t get the new Jeep Compass until the end of 2017, but before Jeep’s new-generation SUV lands locally TMR was invited to S...

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 Toyota C-HR First Drive Review | Conservatism Takes A Back-Seat For Toyota’s Newest SUV

WED, 1 MAR, 2017

Where competitors have long had an entrant in Australia’s small SUV segment, Toyota has lagged behind the pack when it comes to downsizing it...

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 Land Rover Discovery Overseas Preview Drive | Softer Styling Hides Serious Off-Road Ability

MON, 27 FEB, 2017

Still months away from its Australian debut, the Land Rover Discovery has already ruffled owners of previous generations thanks to its more rounded...

2017 Hyundai i30 Preview Drive | An Introduction To Hyundai’s New Small Hatch Challenger

FRI, 24 FEB, 2017

In the price-sensitive end of Australia’s small car market the Hyundai i30's sales have soared each time the sticker drops below the...

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