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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
Toyota 86: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaMON, 9 MAR, 2015
Toyota’s popular 86 sports coupe has been given a key update for the 2015 model year, while also benefiting from savings passed on through Au...
Porsche’s Glorious New 911 GT3 RS Revealed, $387,700 For AustraliaTUE, 3 MAR, 2015
The new 911 GT3 RS.
New Ford Mustang: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaTUE, 3 MAR, 2015
Whether they want one or not, it’s the one detail that Australian performance enthusiasts have been waiting for in 2015: local pricing for Fo...
New Ford Mondeo: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaMON, 2 MAR, 2015
UPDATE: New Mondeo REVIEWED Ford’s all-new Mondeo range is at last nearing its Australian launch, with full pricing and features detailed ...
Kia Carnival: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaFRI, 27 FEB, 2015
Kia is back to reclaim its place as the best-selling brand in big people-movers, launching the new eight-seat Carnival in Australia this week.
2015 Peugeot 308: New 1.6 Allure Model Joins Australian RangeTHU, 26 FEB, 2015
Peugeot’s 2015 308 range in Australia is now complete, with the arrival of the 1.6 litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol-powered Allure var...
Peugeot 308 GT: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaMON, 23 FEB, 2015
Five months on from the arrival of the all-new 308, Peugeot Australia has now added a range-topping performance variant: the 308 GT.
Suzuki Celerio On Sale In Australia From MarchMON, 23 FEB, 2015
Suzuki Australia has confirmed that its all-new Celerio light hatch, now mended and with a clean bill of health, will be available for sale from Ma...
Volkswagen Jetta: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaFRI, 20 FEB, 2015
The updated 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is now on sale in Australia, bringing new tech, tweaked looks and sharp new pricing.
Mercedes-AMG C63 S: $154,900 Price And Features Confirmed For AustraliaFRI, 20 FEB, 2015
The all-new Mercedes-AMG C 63 S performance sedan and wagon will hit Australia from $154,900 and $157,400 respectively, the carmaker has confirmed.
2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet Review: Ambition 1.8 TFSI - Droptop With Quattro GripTUE, 30 DEC, 2014
Vehicle Style: Small luxury convertible Price: $54,900 (plus on-roads) $62,350 (as tested) Engine/trans: 132kW/280Nm 1.8 4cyl turbo petrol | 6s...
2014 Audi RS6 Avant Review: The Power And The GloryTUE, 23 DEC, 2014
Vehicle Style: 5-door station wagon Price: $225,000; $244,140 as tested Engine/trans: 412kW/700Nm 4.0 litre V8 twin-turbo | 8spd auto Fuel Eco...
2015 Ford Kuga Review: Ambiente And Titanium, EcoBoost and DieselTUE, 23 DEC, 2014
What’s hot: Comfortable settled ride, brilliant SYNC 'hands free' technology, new engines transform performance.
2014 Fiat 500S Cabriolet ReviewSUN, 21 DEC, 2014
Vehicle Style: Light convertible Price: $24,500 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 74kW/131Nm 4cyl petrol | 5spd automated manual Fuel Economy clai...
2015 Subaru Outback Review: A Better All-RounderTHU, 18 DEC, 2014
What’s Hot: Great looks, better interior style, a spacious rear seat, practical and very nicely made.
2015 Subaru Liberty Review: Big Price Cut, Smart New StyleTHU, 18 DEC, 2014
What’s Hot: Big price reductions, handsome new styling, upmarket interior, larger boot.
2015 Peugeot 308 Active ReviewTHU, 18 DEC, 2014
Vehicle Style: Small five-door hatch Price: $27,340 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 96kW/230Nm 1.2 turbo petrol 3cyl | 6spd automatic Fuel...
2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 ReviewWED, 17 DEC, 2014
What’s Hot: Big performance boost over SL 350, comfy ride.
2014 Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.4 TFSI COD ReviewTUE, 16 DEC, 2014
Vehicle Style: Small luxury convertible Price: $47,300 (plus on-roads) | $51,400 (as tested) Engine/trans: 103kW/250Nm 1.4 4cyl turbo petrol | ...
2015 Mazda CX-3 Review: Sales Storm Bound For AustraliaWED, 10 DEC, 2014
What’s Hot: Handles well, looks great, classy interior.