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Feature Article: Volvo V40 Cross Country T5 AWD Launch Review
2013 VOLVO V40 CROSS COUNTRY REVIEW What's Hot: Willing engine nice style excellent brakes What's Not: Thirstier than rivals no manual option X-FACTOR: Like those earlier Cross Country wagons the versatile new V40 is happy on tarmac or gravel. Vehicle Style: Small hatch Price: 52 990 plus on-roads Engine trans: 187kW 360Nm; 5cyl petrol 6spd auto Fuel Economy listed : 8.4 l 100km; on test : 9.3 l 100km OVERVIEW The Cross Country nameplate has returned to Australia for Volvo in the form of the all new V40 Cross Country. There are two models on offer both in 'Luxury' spec... continue reading
Tesla Model X Officially Revealed OverseasWED, 30 SEP, 2015
In a presentation earlier today Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the new all-electric Model X SUV, with the claim it was designed to be the safest car ...
Tesla Australia ‘Open For Business’, First Cars Delivered In SydneyTUE, 9 DEC, 2014
Tesla’s first ‘store’ in Australia will officially open its doors tomorrow, offering the public its first look at the interactive...
2013 Citroen DS3 Cabrio: Australian Price And Features For New ConvertibleMON, 19 AUG, 2013
Citroen's perky DS3 hatch has been joined in Australia by its Cabrio sibling this week, giving buyers a new 'wind in the hair' optio...
2013 Mitsubishi Mirage Shown In Sydney Ahead Of January LaunchTHU, 18 OCT, 2012
MITSUBISHI MIRAGE: SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW 2012 Mitsubishi Motors Australia whipped the covers off its new Mirage at the Australian International ...
Honda Insight Launched In Australia, On Sale From DecemberWED, 24 NOV, 2010
A year on from its local unveiling at the Melbourne International Motor Show, Honda's Insight hybrid, a top seller in Japan, has made its Au...
Bentley Gears Up For Economic RecoveryTUE, 21 APR, 2009
Now is most definitely not a great time to be a luxury carmaker.
2009 Honda Civic Si Released In AustraliaMON, 6 APR, 2009
Honda has launched its UK-built Civic Si 5-door hatch in Australia, expanding the local Civic lineup to include everything from three to five door...
Holden Commodore Turns 30, Still Looks Damn FineTUE, 28 OCT, 2008
Put on your party hats people, the Commodore is now 30 years old.
Old Prius And New Prius To Rub Shoulders In Toyota Showrooms?THU, 23 OCT, 2008
For a long time now Toyota has enjoyed a virtual monopoly over the hybrid market.
2009 Suzuki Alto To Go On Sale In AustraliaWED, 22 OCT, 2008
Suzuki has announced that its Indian-built Alto microcar will go on sale in Australia in the second quarter of 2009, fitting in under the Swift in...
2013 Citroen DS3 Cabrio DStyle And DSport ReviewFRI, 16 AUG, 2013
2013 CITROEN DS3 CABRIO REVIEW What’s Hot: Zesty manual DSport, versatile folding top and quiet on-road What’s Not: Outdated four-s...
2013 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Hybrid Launch ReviewWED, 24 JUL, 2013
2013 MERCEDES E-CLASS HYBRID REVIEW What's Hot: Amazing fuel numbers; E-Class style and comfort with willing power.
Holden VF SSV Ute Launch ReviewTHU, 30 MAY, 2013
What’s hot: Sharp handling, absolutely hauls, and amazing buying-value What’s not: Looks too much like a VE with a front clip; V8 ...
Audi SQ5 TDI Launch ReviewFRI, 3 MAY, 2013
What’s hot: Uber-class interior, blistering performance but diesel efficiency What’s not: Doesn’t “whump!” on up...
2013 Subaru Outback Diesel Automatic Launch ReviewSAT, 23 MAR, 2013
2013 SUBARU OUTBACK DIESEL AUTOMATIC REVIEW What's hot: Lots of room, robust feel and good ground clearance What's not: More steady tha...
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Launch ReviewMON, 18 FEB, 2013
VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE REVIEW What’s hot: That 118TSI engine is a delight; good ride.
2013 Audi A6 TDI Quattro Biturbo Launch ReviewMON, 11 FEB, 2013
AUDI A6 BITURBO REVIEW What's hot: Rock-crushing power, but with typical diesel fuel efficiency What's not: Yup, 650Nm does not co...
2013 Mazda CX-9 Launch ReviewTHU, 13 DEC, 2012
MAZDA CX-9 REVIEW What’s hot: Refreshed new styling; big car ride, big car comfort What’s not: A diesel would be useful; petro...
2013 Infiniti G37 Coupe And Convertible Launch ReviewMON, 10 DEC, 2012
INFINITI G37 REVIEW Vehicle style: Premium sports coupe Engine: 3.7 litre V6 | Transmission: 7-speed adaptive automatic Power...