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Offroad Wagon Showdown - Subaru Outback v Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Comparison REVIEW
Subaru Outback v Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Comparison REVIEW | Offroad Wagon Showdown

WHILE SUVS RULE, THE SUBARU OUTBACK AND VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT ALLTRACK TAKE A DIFFERENT PATH. For both manufacturers, tha...

Jun 24, 2016 (1 year ago)
2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-S automatic REVIEW - Plenty Of Space, But Lacks A Little Shine
2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-S automatic REVIEW - Plenty Of Space, But Lacks A Little Shine

SUZUKI'S LATEST COMPACT SUV IS A LOT OF CAR FOR THE MONEY, WITH PLENTY OF SPACE, AN EXCELLENT INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM AN...

Mar 11, 2016 (1 year ago)
2015 Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium CVT Review – Still The 'Truest' Crossover
2015 Subaru Outback Review 2.0D Premium CVT

The Skinny: Bigger than the Forester, but more capable than a Liberty, the Outback straddles the divide between two of S...

Oct 22, 2015 (2 years ago)
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 4x4 Review - Ripe For Family Duties
Mitsubishi Outlander Review: 2015 XLS 4x4

The Skinny: Mitsubishi may not have re-invented the wheel with its updated Outlander SUV, but it certainly gave its stro...

Sep 18, 2015 (2 years ago)
Porsche 911 Carrera 2016 Price And Specifications For Australia
Porsche 911 Carrera 2016 Price And Specifications For Australia

Porsche’s 911 has gone twin-turbo for the 2016 model year, bringing more performance and improved economy whi...

Sep 7, 2015 (2 years ago)

NEWS

Mercedes-Benz Patent Application Suggests New Eight-Speed Auto On The Way

THU, 17 AUG, 2017

The fight against emissions and fuel consumption means too may forward ratios are never enough, and Mercedes-Benz is reportedly the latest to squee...

Toyota And Lexus Won’t Show ‘Next-Gen’ Autonomous Systems Until 2020

WED, 16 AUG, 2017

Automakers around the world are battling to one-up each other with a show of technological might through autonomous systems, yet Toyota and its Lex...

Holden Astra Sportwagon Confirmed For Australia - Arriving Late 2017

WED, 14 JUN, 2017

Holden’s Sportwagon range in Australia will feature at least two models in 2018, with the local arrival of the Astra Sportwagon later this year.

Official - Hyundai Kona Revealed, In Australia From September

TUE, 13 JUN, 2017

This is it, the Hyundai Kona - the new model that will finally give the Korean carmaker a player in the booming compact SUV segment ...

Ford PowerShift Transmission Subject To New Class Action Lawsuit In USA

THU, 1 JUN, 2017

Owners of Ford Fiesta and Focus models in the United States have launched a class action lawsuit against the automaker surrounding complaints ...

Mazda BT-50 Recalled Over Automatic Transmission Sensor Failure

WED, 22 FEB, 2017

Mazda has announced a recall of its BT-50 range for models sold between October 2011 and December 2012 (UP series).

Ford Mustang To Offer Dual-Clutch Automatic

MON, 10 OCT, 2016

With manual transmissions slowly becoming relics of the past, details have emerged of a potential new dual-clutch auto option for the For...

Jaguar Land Rover Confirms Ingenium Petrol Engines And New 8-Speed Transmission

WED, 14 SEP, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover’s new-generation ‘Ingenium’ petrol engines have now commenced production and will be in global showrooms from n...

Kia Details New Eight-Speed Automatic For Front-Wheel-Drives

WED, 7 SEP, 2016

Kia has developed its own new eight-speed automatic transmission for its range of front-wheel-drive models.

Honda Patents New 11-Speed Tri-Clutch Automatic

THU, 25 AUG, 2016

Honda has reportedly filed a patent in Japan for a new automatic transmission with no less than 11 forward ratios and three clutches.  Desp...

REVIEWS

2016 Skoda Octavia 110TSI Ambition REVIEW - SUV alternative has big family value

TUE, 25 OCT, 2016

Offering more metal for the money has long been the purchasing pitch of local large sedans, and more recently SUVs, but it’s also been a catc...

Offroad Wagon Showdown - Subaru Outback v Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Comparison REVIEW

FRI, 24 JUN, 2016

WHILE SUVS RULE, THE SUBARU OUTBACK AND VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT ALLTRACK TAKE A DIFFERENT PATH.

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-S automatic REVIEW - Plenty Of Space, But Lacks A Little Shine

FRI, 11 MAR, 2016

SUZUKI'S LATEST COMPACT SUV IS A LOT OF CAR FOR THE MONEY, WITH PLENTY OF SPACE, AN EXCELLENT INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM AND GOOD FUEL ECONOMY.  ...

2016 Ford Mustang Review | 2.3T And 5.0 Litre V8 – “I Am Mustang... Heart, Spirit And Soul”

THU, 21 JAN, 2016

Here, and in the US, and everywhere the new Ford Mustang is sold, the Blue Oval has a monster on its hands.

2015 Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium CVT Review – Still The 'Truest' Crossover

THU, 22 OCT, 2015

The Skinny: Bigger than the Forester, but more capable than a Liberty, the Outback straddles the divide between two of Subaru’s most popular ...

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 4x4 Review - Ripe For Family Duties

FRI, 18 SEP, 2015

The Skinny: Mitsubishi may not have re-invented the wheel with its updated Outlander SUV, but it certainly gave its strong-selling family SUV ...

2015 Bentley Continental GTC V8 S Convertible Review

FRI, 26 JUN, 2015

What’s Hot: Fabulous powertrain and sound, excellent ride, dripping with sumptuous quality.

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Review: 2015 CLA 200, CLA 250 Sport, CLA 45 AMG - Practical And Pretty In One Package

FRI, 12 JUN, 2015

What's hot: Compelling style, powerful AMG variant, extra interior space What's not: Not exactly cheap, some low speed transmiss...

BMW 1 Series Review: 2015 118i, 120i, 125i And M135i - Brilliant, Still The Benchmark

FRI, 12 JUN, 2015

What's hot: Rear-drive magic, beautiful engines, intense handling, sharp pricing, well-featured What's not: No paddles for lower grade mod...

2015 Ford Mondeo Titanium Review: Falcon, what Falcon?

SUN, 7 JUN, 2015

What’s Hot: Smart styling, generous standard equipment list, torquey turbo petrol.

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