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Feature Article: 2008 BMW 125i Coupe Road Test Review
Some things are just plain wrong. Like pineapple on pizza. Like bicycle pants. And like putting “BMW” and “bargain” in the same sentence. That's gotta be wrong. So what's going on with the BMW 125i Coupe Who ever heard of a BMW-badged two-door coupe a growling three-litre straight six in the snout like we're talking a real engine here not an earnest but underdone four and track-day handling for less than 60k You'd reckon 70k plus at least wouldn't you . But it isn't and it's a bargain. In fact teeing off at 54 401 for the six-speed manual with... continue reading
GE Money, GMAC Pulling Out Of Car Dealer FinanceFRI, 24 OCT, 2008
There are shockwaves belting through the Australian new car dealer sector today with the announcement that GMAC Finance and, announced just minute...
Family Feud: VW Head Piech Targeted For Removal By Porsche Chairman.TUE, 16 SEP, 2008
He's the grandson of Beetle inventor Ferdinand Porsche and aside from helping turn the Volkswagen Group into the car-manufacturing behemoth it is ...
2009 Toyota Hilux Gets Update, Minor NosejobFRI, 5 SEP, 2008
Toyota's Hilux has been freshened up for 2009, with minor styling changes and a number of mechanical revisions being made to the European version ...
The Real McCoey on RON - Research Octane NumberSAT, 23 AUG, 2008
RON? Not your next-door neighbour. What does the RON number mean in regard to petrol? Unleaded fuels carry a RON (Research Octane Number) rating.
Ford Australia Cuts up to 350 Jobs and Winds Back ProductionFRI, 22 AUG, 2008
Not such a great news day for Blue Oval fans and the Australian car industry in general. In response to the continuing decline of the large ...
Nissan to build new car in UK, possibly FR coupe?THU, 5 JUN, 2008
Nissan have just made a rather cryptic announcement concerning the creation of a new vehicle that will be built at the company's Sunderland plant ...
2008 FG Falcon revealedSUN, 17 FEB, 2008
Official information on Ford’s new for 2008 Falcon is here.
2008 Limited Edition Corvette 427 ZO6FRI, 15 FEB, 2008
Chevrolet have announced a limited edition version of their ZO6 Corvette overnight.
Mitsubishi to cease manufacture and pursue full import strategy in AustraliaTUE, 5 FEB, 2008
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd (MMAL) together with its parent company Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has confirmed that while it is committ...
Mitsubishi about to close local manufacturing plantTUE, 5 FEB, 2008
Headlining the local auto industry news today is the likely (but not confirmed) closure of Mitsubishi’s Adelaide manufacturing plant.