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All-Wheel Drive Hot Hatch Showdown - Ford Focus RS v Volkswagen Golf R
Ford Focus RS v Volkswagen Golf R - AWD Hot Hatch Showdown

Genuine game-changers generally come along in broad intervals. With hot hatches, however, the pace of change is thrustin...

Nov 23, 2016 (15 days ago)
2017 Audi A3 and S3 Review | Keeping Audi’s Premium Compact Fresh
2017 Audi A3 and S3 Review | Keeping Audi’s Premium Compact Fresh

Revitalised with a fresh face, new lighting signatures, and revised specifications, the Audi A3 - the best-seller in the...

Nov 16, 2016 (23 days ago)
2017 Mini Ray REVIEW |The Cheapest Mini Doesn’t Delete Style
2017 Mini Ray REVIEW |The Cheapest Mini Doesn’t Delete Style

This is the cheapest Mini you can buy, but at $29,000 the Mini Ray is hardly what you'd call an affordable small car...

Nov 10, 2016 (28 days ago)
2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Auto REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki Pumps Up The Small Car Value
2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Auto REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki Pumps Up The Small Car Value

The 2016 Suzuki Baleno is positioned, rather intriguingly, as something of a segment-straddler in the small car class. ...

Nov 1, 2016 (1 month ago)
2017 Mazda3 SP25 GT Hatch Review | 1000km in Two Days - Putting G-Vectoring Control To The Test
2017 Mazda3 SP25 GT Hatch Review | 1000km in Two Days - Putting G-Vectoring Control To The Test

As a brand infused with “zoom zoom” spirit, one of Mazda’s goals is to restore the joy of driving to e...

Oct 24, 2016 (2 months ago)

NEWS

Honda Aiming to Offer 2017 Civic Type R for Under $50,000

YESTERDAY

Honda has promised to pack the new Civic Type R with as much gear as possible for a competitive price.  Stephen Collins, the brand's Au...

All-New 2017 Ford Fiesta Breaks Cover In Germany

WED, 30 NOV, 2016

Exactly 40 years since the nameplate debuted - and with around 18 million sales to-date - Ford has rolled-out the all-new seventh-generation F...

2017 Holden Barina Revealed | City Car To Target Older Buyers

TUE, 29 NOV, 2016

Holden has shown off its refreshed Barina city car, with a focus on attracting a broader range of buyers.

2017 Suzuki S-Cross Gets Turbo Power

THU, 24 NOV, 2016

Suzuki has tackled its S-Cross' biggest pitfall, its lack of power.

High-Riding Holden Spark Revealed At LA Motor Show

TUE, 15 NOV, 2016

Australia looks set to miss out on a high-riding, urban-focused version of the Holden Spark unveiled in Los Angeles overnight.

Holden Astra Scores 5-Star ANCAP Safety Rating - Except Entry-Level Astra R

TUE, 8 NOV, 2016

The all-new Holden Astra, set to launch in Australia this month, will kick off its sales campaign with the backing of a maximum 5-star safety rating.

Nissan Introduces e-Power - Petrol-Powered Electric Technology

THU, 3 NOV, 2016

Continuing its push for alternative powertrain solutions, Nissan has unveiled its newest e-Power drivetrain combining the electric technology from ...

2017 Skoda Octavia Update Revealed Overseas - A Fresh Face And A Revised Rear

FRI, 28 OCT, 2016

Skoda has wheeled-out a mid-life update for its best-selling Octavia range with overseas deliveries set to begin early next year, with an expected ...

2017 Kia Picanto Breaks Cover In Korea

THU, 27 OCT, 2016

The first uncovered exterior spy image of the new 2017 Kia Picanto has debuted online thanks to Korean motoring site MotorGraph.

2016 MG6 and MG3 revealed - British brand returns ... again

WED, 26 OCT, 2016

MG has launched an ambitious second attempt at cracking into the local small car segment.

REVIEWS

2017 Mazda3 Touring Hatch Review | A Down-Sizer’s Dream: Premium But Not Pricey

WED, 30 NOV, 2016

The Mazda3 range is already known and loved by plenty of Australian new car buyers, and it’s not hard to see why when you take into account i...

All-Wheel Drive Hot Hatch Showdown - Ford Focus RS v Volkswagen Golf R

WED, 23 NOV, 2016

Genuine game-changers generally come along in broad intervals.

2017 Audi A3 and S3 Review | Keeping Audi’s Premium Compact Fresh

WED, 16 NOV, 2016

Revitalised with a fresh face, new lighting signatures, and revised specifications, the Audi A3 - the best-seller in the premium small car segment ...

2017 Holden Astra REVIEW | Holden's Most Convincing Small Car in Years

FRI, 11 NOV, 2016

This is the new face of Holden.

2017 Mini Ray REVIEW |The Cheapest Mini Doesn’t Delete Style

THU, 10 NOV, 2016

This is the cheapest Mini you can buy, but at $29,000 the Mini Ray is hardly what you'd call an affordable small car.  Mini used the Ra...

2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Auto REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki Pumps Up The Small Car Value

TUE, 1 NOV, 2016

The 2016 Suzuki Baleno is positioned, rather intriguingly, as something of a segment-straddler in the small car class.

2017 Mazda3 SP25 GT Hatch Review | 1000km in Two Days - Putting G-Vectoring Control To The Test

MON, 24 OCT, 2016

As a brand infused with “zoom zoom” spirit, one of Mazda’s goals is to restore the joy of driving to even its most run-of-the-mil...

2017 BMW 1 Series & 2 Series First Drive REVIEW – More Power, More M Models…This Is Sounding Great

FRI, 21 OCT, 2016

ANY TIME BMW ANNOUNCES A NEW MODEL RANGE WITH MORE POWER AND EXTRA M PERFORMANCE MODELS…WELL WE’RE OFF TO A FLYING START.

2017 Renault Megane First Drive REVIEW | More Convincing And More Conventional Than Ever

THU, 20 OCT, 2016

THE 2017 RENAULT MEGANE HAS BEEN A LONG TIME COMING, BUT THE NEW FRENCH HATCH HAS FINALLY ARRIVED IN AUSTRALIA.

Hot Hatch Match – Peugeot 308 GTi 270 v VW Golf GTI 40 Years Comparison Test REVIEW

MON, 17 OCT, 2016

THEY MAY BE CALLED HOT HATCHBACKS, BUT THE SPICE UNDER THE BONNET OF THE PEUGEOT 308 GTi 270 AND VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI 40 YEARS IS ALMOST SECONDARY T...

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