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2017 Mazda MX-5 RF First Drive Review | A More Mature Freedom Machine
2017 Mazda MX-5 RF First Drive Review | A More Mature Freedom Machine

Traditionally, sports car sales follow a set pattern: All-new models tend to ride waves of hype and publicity, recording...

Jan 25, 2017 (4 months ago)
2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 REVIEW | A New Name And New Engine…Still The One To Beat
2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 REVIEW | A New Name And New Engine…Still The One To Beat

Mercedes-Benz has rebadged the SLK roadster as the SLC, reviving a long-lost nameplate to better align it with the ...

Nov 7, 2016 (7 months ago)
2016 Honda S660 Preview Drive - Cutely Cool, Unabashed Fun
Honda S660 Preview Drive - Cutely Cool, Unabashed Fun

The fact that we, as Australians, are such a big, handsome and powerfully proportioned people doesn’t normally see...

Oct 29, 2015 (2 years ago)
2015 Mazda MX-5 1.5l Roadster GT Manual Review - Astoundingly Simple, Incredibly Enjoyable
2015 Mazda MX-5 1.5l Roadster GT Manual Review

The skinny: It’s now safe to call the MX-5 an icon. Mazda’s little roadster is in its fourth generation - so...

Oct 10, 2015 (2 years ago)
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider - Under $100k And In Australia From November
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider - Under $100k And In Australia From November

Alfa Romeo’s 4C coupe will soon have an open-air stablemate in the 4C Spider, and today the Italian carmaker annou...

Sep 23, 2015 (2 years ago)

NEWS

2017 Audi R8 Spyder - Price And Features For Australia

MON, 8 MAY, 2017

Audi has announced details for its second-generation R8 Spyder, set to join the R8 Coupe range in Australian showrooms from this month.

Porsche Patents Pillar Airbag For Improved Convertible Safety

SAT, 6 MAY, 2017

Porsche has filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for a new type of airbag targeting vehicle pillar safety.

Lotus Reveal Lightest Elise Since Original

MON, 20 MAR, 2017

Lotus has returned to its roots and "added lightness" to its latest Elise roadster.

Pagani Huayra Roadster For Geneva Motor Show

THU, 16 FEB, 2017

A candidate for star billing at the Geneva Motor Show in a couple of weeks is surely this open-top Pagani Huayra Roadster looking resplendent in it...

Five-Star ANCAP Safety For Mazda MX-5 RF

MON, 13 FEB, 2017

Mazda’s hardtop MX-5 RF has joined the rest of the MX-5 lineup in scoring the maximum five-star ANCAP safety rating.

Honda S2000 Revival Rumours Gain Pace - Again

WED, 1 FEB, 2017

A reborn version of the iconic Honda S2000 roadster looks to be moving closer to reality, with latest reports suggesting that a twin-charged 2.0-li...

Mazda MX-5 Specials To Star At Tokyo Auto Salon

WED, 28 DEC, 2016

Mazda has previewed a pair of ‘concepts’ based on its MX-5 roadster ahead of their official unveiling at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon.

‘Carry-On Chaps’ – Morgan 3 Wheeler Gets ADR Green Light And New Aero 8 Confirmed

SAT, 26 NOV, 2016

Only last week it seemed the pen-pushers in the Australian Design Rules (ADR) Canberra bureaucracy had done what two World Wars and the might of th...

New MG Sports Car On The Way - But Electric Cars Are Out

WED, 16 NOV, 2016

There's good news from the U.K.

Fiat Celebrates 50 Years Of The 124 Spider

FRI, 4 NOV, 2016

Long before the current model shared with the Mazda MX-5 arrived, Fiat’s 124 Spider was wooing the hearts of motoring enthusiasts and celebri...

REVIEWS

2017 Abarth 124 Spider Review | Badge Engineered, Or Brilliantly Inspired? You May Be Surprised

THU, 16 MAR, 2017

For those unfamiliar with the Abarth 124 Spider, here’s a quick overview: Based on the chassis of the Mazda MX-5, the Abarth 124 Spider adds ...

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF First Drive Review | A More Mature Freedom Machine

WED, 25 JAN, 2017

Traditionally, sports car sales follow a set pattern: All-new models tend to ride waves of hype and publicity, recording strong initial sales to fe...

2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 REVIEW | A New Name And New Engine…Still The One To Beat

MON, 7 NOV, 2016

Mercedes-Benz has rebadged the SLK roadster as the SLC, reviving a long-lost nameplate to better align it with the German brand's new nami...

Mazda Ice Academy: Trial By Ice And Snow - CX-5, CX-3 And MX-5

FRI, 5 FEB, 2016

CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO, USA, high in the Rockies; blizzard conditions, and with one of the most severe winter storms in recent years blanketing th...

2016 Honda S660 Preview Drive - Cutely Cool, Unabashed Fun

THU, 29 OCT, 2015

The fact that we, as Australians, are such a big, handsome and powerfully proportioned people doesn’t normally seem like a disadvantage, unti...

2015 Mazda MX-5 1.5l Roadster GT Manual Review - Astoundingly Simple, Incredibly Enjoyable

SAT, 10 OCT, 2015

The skinny: It’s now safe to call the MX-5 an icon.

2015 Mazda MX-5 Auto Review – Fun Factor Intact!

THU, 3 SEP, 2015

The Skinny: Mazda has rocked the market with the pricing on its new MX-5.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Review: This Gorgeous Toy, A Classic Reborn…

FRI, 7 AUG, 2015

The skinny: To drive the new Mazda MX-5 is to love it.

2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Review

WED, 17 DEC, 2014

What’s Hot: Big performance boost over SL 350, comfy ride.

2014 Jaguar F-Type Review: V8 S Convertible

FRI, 25 APR, 2014

2014 JAGUAR F-TYPE REVIEW  Vehicle Style: High-performance luxury convertible Price: $201,945 (retail) | $212,020 (as-tested) Engine...

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