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Feature Article: 2015 Lexus IS 200t Review - IS Finally Gets The Engine It Deserves
The skinny: Other than now having a turbo 2.0-litre four under the bonnet and a new eight-speed automatic shuffling power to the rear wheels not much has changed with the new Lexus IS 200t. Except for the way it drives. This is a far better Lexus IS; that 2.0-litre turbo transforms its performance... and without killing fuel consumption. The interior typically Lexus is as serene as a church richly comfortable and fastidiously trimmed and finished. Not so good is the mapping of the selectable drive modes - 'Normal' is a tad conservative - but gripes are few. The new entry-level... continue reading
Range Rover Evoque - 2016 Price And Features For AustraliaMON, 28 SEP, 2015
Range Rover has dramatically reorganised its Evoque line-up for the 2016 model year, slashing the number of model variants from a whopping 24 (46 i...
Toyota Hilux - 2016 Price and Features For AustraliaMON, 28 SEP, 2015
Following an initial announcement earlier this year, Toyota’s all-new Hilux is ready to roll out of Australian showrooms.
Volkswagen Golf R Wagon - 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaSUN, 27 SEP, 2015
Volkswagen’s limited-edition Golf R Wagon has arrived in Australia, priced from $58,990 plus on-road costs.
BMW X1 - 2016 Australian Price And FeaturesSUN, 27 SEP, 2015
BMW has detailed pricing and specifications for its all-new X1 SUV ahead of its arrival in Australia next month.
Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - 2015 Australian Price And FeaturesFRI, 25 SEP, 2015
Volkswagen’s Golf small car range has been bolstered this week with the arrival of an all-wheel-drive high-riding wagon model into local show...
HSV Gen-F2 Range Arrives - 400kW Supercharged LSA V8 For R8 And SenatorTUE, 22 SEP, 2015
Holden Special Vehicles has confirmed it will supercharge the majority of its range, with a detuned version of the GTS flagship's 6.2 litre sup...
Hyundai i20 Active Toughs Up For Frankfurt Motor ShowTHU, 17 SEP, 2015
The compact SUV story continues at Hyundai, which revealed its new i20 Active pseudo-SUV at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Suzuki Vitara - 2016 Price And Features For AustraliaTHU, 10 SEP, 2015
Suzuki has re-launched the Vitara nameplate In Australia this week, adding an all-new small SUV to complement the existing Grand Vitara, S-Cross an...
Kia Rondo Diesel Dropped - Sat-Nav Now Standard For 2016THU, 10 SEP, 2015
Kia’s Rondo people-mover hatch range has been simplified for the 2016 model year, with the key move being the deletion of diesel models.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Officially RevealedFRI, 4 SEP, 2015
Mercedes-Benz has pulled the covers from its new S-Class Cabriolet ahead of an official unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
2015 Skoda Fabia 81TSI DSG Review - Plenty Of Tech, Plenty Of PoiseFRI, 2 OCT, 2015
The Skinny: Skoda’s light car offering is certainly not light on for technology.
2016 Audi RS 3 Review - Audi's Hotrod HatchbackFRI, 2 OCT, 2015
The skinny: A rally-bred engine and segment-topping performance endow the RS 3 with tremendous enthusiast appeal. It is an ...
2015 Mazda2 Maxx Sedan Review – Nippy, Classy, And A Nice Little BootyTHU, 1 OCT, 2015
The skinny: Mazda’s classy little 2 four-door sedan adds extra space and practicality, is strong on features and drives with real &lsquo...
2015 Toyota Corolla Ascent CVT Hatch Review - A Small Hatch Safe-BetTHU, 1 OCT, 2015
The Skinny: The top-selling car in Australia has been given a mid-life freshen up with new bumpers and lights, and a cleaner, simpler interior.
2015 Mitsubishi ASX LS Petrol CVT 2WD Review - Getting On, But Good BuyingTHU, 1 OCT, 2015
The skinny: Mitsubishi's ASX has been around in its current generation since 2010.
2015 Toyota Hilux 4x4 Dual Cab Review - Modern Makeover For A Working-Class HeroTUE, 29 SEP, 2015
The skinny: A new Hilux comes once a decade, so Toyota is justifiably excited about the prospects for its top selling ute.
2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Wagon Review - Better Than The Tiguan... MuchTHU, 24 SEP, 2015
The skinny: Volkswagen’s new Golf Alltrack wagon comes packing “a lot of car”.
2015 Golf R Wagon Review - Carries A Pack, Goes Like A Scalded CatTHU, 24 SEP, 2015
The skinny: Volkswagen’s Golf R Wagon is available in just one configuration - the ‘unique to Australia’ Wolfsburg Edit...
2015 Ford Focus Trend Review – A Fat Feature List And A Cracking EngineTUE, 22 SEP, 2015
The skinny: The Focus is one of the Blue Oval’s biggest selling nameplates, produced at eight plants around the world and accounting for more...