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2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Manual Review - Hot Hatch In A ‘White Bread’ Wrapper
Volkswagen Polo GTI Review 2015 Manual

The skinny: When the new Polo GTI arrived in 2011 it lacked one vital element that purists long for - a manual transmiss...

Sep 17, 2015 (1 year 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 (1 year ago)
Nissan Navara 2016 Pricing For Single-Cab And King-Cab Variants
Nissan Navara 2016 Price Single Cab And King Cab Variants

Nissan has detailed pricing and specifications for its remaining NP300 Navara models, as the carmaker gears up for the a...

Sep 1, 2015 (1 year ago)
New Camaro Convertible Revealed
Chevrolet Camaro: 2016 Convertible Officially Unveiled

Chevrolet has pulled the covers from its 2016 Camaro Convertible for an official unveiling in the US. The unveiling c...

Jun 25, 2015 (1 year ago)
2015 Ford Focus ST Review: Ford's Speedy Hatch Gets An Update
Focus ST Review: 2015 Price, Features - Ford’s Speedy Hatch Gets An Update

What’s Hot: Value for money buying, straight-line power, a classier interior. What’s Not: Tr...

Jun 18, 2015 (1 year ago)

NEWS

Toyota 86 - Typical Buyer Goes For GTS Manual, In White

MON, 21 NOV, 2016

The typical customer for Toyota’s 86 sports car chooses the top-spec GTS variants, with a manual transmission and a white paint job.

2017 Honda Civic To Get Manual Turbo 1.5 Petrol as Honda Rediscovers Its Mojo

WED, 23 MAR, 2016

If you're keen on the next-gen Honda Civic but would prefer a little more driver involvement (and don't want to stretch to the hard-co...

Manual Transmission Set To Return To Next Generation Porsche 911 GT3

MON, 2 NOV, 2015

In the quest for outright performance, Porsche made the move to an auto-only set up for the current generation 911 GT3, pairing it exclusively with...

Renault Megane RS Coming In 2017 With Manual Transmission And Four-Wheel Steering

FRI, 18 SEP, 2015

The recent reveal of the Renault’s latest Megane hatch at the Frankfurt Motor Show delivered a smart looking five-door with a range of new te...

Porsche 911 Carrera 2016 Price And Specifications For Australia

MON, 7 SEP, 2015

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

Mitsubishi Triton - New Petrol Variants For 2016 And New Entry-Level Model

TUE, 1 SEP, 2015

Mitsubishi has added new petrol-powered models to its Triton pickup range for 2016, including a new entry-level variant.

Nissan Navara 2016 Pricing For Single-Cab And King-Cab Variants

TUE, 1 SEP, 2015

Nissan has detailed pricing and specifications for its remaining NP300 Navara models, as the carmaker gears up for the arrival of the full range by...

Audi TT RS The Latest To Go Auto-Only: Report

THU, 23 JUL, 2015

Another one bites the dust… At least that’s the word out of the US, with Car And Driver reporting that the 2016 Audi TT RS will be ...

BMW Looks To All-Automatic Future, Caps On Power Outputs

TUE, 7 JUL, 2015

BMW buyers who like to ‘row their own’ gears may be forced to look to other carmakers in the future, as the German company re...

New Camaro Convertible Revealed

THU, 25 JUN, 2015

Chevrolet has pulled the covers from its 2016 Camaro Convertible for an official unveiling in the US.

REVIEWS

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 Volkswagen Polo GTI Manual Review - Hot Hatch In A ‘White Bread’ Wrapper

THU, 17 SEP, 2015

The skinny: When the new Polo GTI arrived in 2011 it lacked one vital element that purists long for - a manual transmission.

2015 Ford Focus ST Review: Ford's Speedy Hatch Gets An Update

THU, 18 JUN, 2015

What’s Hot: Value for money buying, straight-line power, a classier interior.

2015 Citroen DS3 DSport Review - Style, Fun, But Manual Only

SAT, 13 JUN, 2015

What’s Hot: Still grabs attention, perky engine and a 'fun fling' on the right road.

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 Nissan Navara NP300 Review: RX, ST, ST-X; On-Road Manners Of An SUV

MON, 1 JUN, 2015

What's hot: Smart car-like interior accommodation and trim, strong diesel, frugal efficiency, coil-sprung multi-link rear.

2015 Peugeot 308 GT Petrol Review: Not Too Hard, Not Too Soft...

FRI, 29 MAY, 2015

What’s Hot: Stand-out interior design, quality feel throughout, comfortable ride, plenty of punch for a 1.6 litre.

2015 Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo Review: The 'Stand Apart' Three-Door Coupe

FRI, 22 MAY, 2015

What's hot: 'Smart as' three-door packaging, zesty turbo, nicely trimmed, good on-road comfort.

Ford Focus ST Review 2015: The Well-Mannered Rat-Pack Brat

THU, 7 MAY, 2015

What's hot: Fabulous grip, hot-hatch performance, comfortable on-road, superb seats.

Holden Astra VXR Review: 2015 Track Test

SUN, 3 MAY, 2015

What’s Hot: Bang-for-buck quotient is huge, stellar handling, powerful engine  What’s Not: Getting old now, messy infotainment in...

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