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2017 Nissan Note e-Power Preview Drive | Gateway Technology To Bring EVs To The Masses
2017 Nissan Note e-Power Preview Drive | Gateway Technology To Bring EVs To The Masses

In Japan and other markets around the world the Nissan Note is a fairly conventional light hatch, not unlike a Honda Jaz...

Dec 16, 2016 (1 month 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 (2 months ago)
2016 Ford Fiesta ST Mountune REVIEW | Ford's Little Gem Is A Giant Killer
Ford Fiesta ST Mountune REVIEW, Price And Features | Already A Cracking Drive... Now Even Better!

IT'S ALL ABOUT PERFORMANCE, THE 2016 FORD FIESTA ST MOUNTUNE. That's why this already brilliant h...

Aug 25, 2016 (5 months ago)
2016 Suzuki Jimny Sierra REVIEW | Suzuki’s Little 4x4 Toiler; Old But Irresistible
Suzuki Jimny Sierra REVIEW, Price, Features | A ‘Go-Anywhere’ Antiquity, But Just Gotta Love It…


Aug 7, 2016 (6 months ago)
2016 Kia Picanto REVIEW – It's Mostly About The Value With Kia’s Compact Hatchback
2016 Kia Picanto REVIEW, Price, Features | Light On For Frills But Buyers Win


Aug 4, 2016 (6 months ago)


Honda HR-V 1.8 Petrol Confirmed For February Australian Launch

MON, 3 NOV, 2014

Honda has confirmed that its compact new HR-V SUV will be offered exclusively with a 1.8 litre petrol engine when it hits Australia in February.

2015 Mazda2: Price And Features For Australia

TUE, 28 OCT, 2014

The all-new 2015 Mazda2 hatch is now on sale in Australia, arriving this week after its global unveiling back in July.

Mazda CX-3 SUV Goes Official With LA Auto Show Teaser

TUE, 28 OCT, 2014

Mazda’s worst-kept secret, the compact new CX-3 SUV, will make its world premiere at next month’s LA Auto Show the carmaker has confirm...

Holden Barina ‘Trio’ Pack’ Adds MyLink, Sunroof For Summer Sales

WED, 22 OCT, 2014

Holden has released a new “ready for Summer” Trio Pack to its entry-level Barina CD hatch, adding three tricks for a $1000 premium.

Audi, Nissan Reveal New TT And Micra One-Make Racers: Video

MON, 20 OCT, 2014

Audi and Nissan may only be ‘direct rivals’ in one arena - the giant-slaying GT-R and the exotic R8 - but both have now made a pair of ...

2015 MINI Cooper 5-Door: Price And Features For Australia

THU, 16 OCT, 2014

MINI has confirmed that its first-ever take on the traditional five-door hatch look, the 2015 Cooper 5-Door, will hit Australia from $27,750 o...

2015 Opel Corsa Revealed In OPC Line Sports Trim

WED, 15 OCT, 2014

Opel’s new 2015 Corsa hatch, a rival to models like Renault’s Clio and a possible starter in Holden’s new Europe-sourced line-up,...

Mazda2 Beats Out Premium Germans For Japan CoTY Award

TUE, 14 OCT, 2014

The all-new Mazda2 has beaten out a pair of premium Germans to become Japan’s Car of the Year, making it the second Mazda in three years to d...

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary To Land Below $39,990, Orders Flowing In

MON, 6 OCT, 2014

Around 16 Australian buyers have already placed orders for Peugeot’s special-edition 208 GTi 30th Anniversary - even though local pricin...

2015 Hyundai i20: Australian Timing For New Turbocharged Range Unclear

SAT, 4 OCT, 2014

Hyundai's new i20 hatch debuted in Paris this week, but with the Australian dollar trending poorly against the Euro, it could be some...


Peugeot 2008 Review: Active, Allure And Outdoor

THU, 10 OCT, 2013

PEUGEOT 2008 REVIEW What’s hot: Spunky style, well-priced and surprisingly roomy inside.

2013 FIAT 500 Pop Manual Review

WED, 11 SEP, 2013

2013 FIAT 500 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light three-door hatch Price: $14,000  (driveaway) Engine/trans: 51kW/102Nm 4cyl petrol | 5spd ...

Renault Clio Review: Authentique, Expression and Dynamique

THU, 5 SEP, 2013

2013 RENAULT CLIO REVIEW What’s hot: Great style and features, an uncommonly good drive at a very good price.

2013 Ford Fiesta Review: Trend and Ambiente

SUN, 1 SEP, 2013

2013 FORD FIESTA REVIEW What’s Hot: Excellent handling, fattened standard spec sheet What’s Not: Five-speed manual is old-hat X-FA...

2013 Ford Fiesta ST First Drive Review

THU, 29 AUG, 2013

2013 FORD FIESTA REVIEW What’s Hot: That engine, that chassis, that pricetag.

2013 Citroen DS3 Cabrio DStyle And DSport Review

FRI, 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 Peugeot 208 GTi Road And Track Review

THU, 8 AUG, 2013

PEUGEOT 208 GTi REVIEW Vehicle style: Light hot-hatch Price: $29,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 147Kw/275Nm 1.6 petrol DOHC turbo | 6spd ma...

2013 Fiat 500 Pop, Lounge And S Review

FRI, 7 JUN, 2013

What's Hot: Fantastic pricing, eager engines and handling, seven airbags What's Not: Front seats are too high, limp steering X-Facto...

Ford EcoSport Review

TUE, 14 MAY, 2013

2014 FORD ECOSPORT REVIEW What's hot: Terrific engine, SYNC communication as standard, surprising balance and comfort What's not: No pr...

2013 Holden Barina Spark, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Micra, Suzuki Alto And Volkswagen Up! Comparison Review

FRI, 12 APR, 2013

2013 TMR SUB-LIGHT HATCHBACK COMPARISON REVIEW Models Tested: Holden Barina Spark CD, Mitsubishi Mirage ES, Nissan Micra ST, Suzuki Alt...


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