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Feature Article: 2008 BMW 125i Coupe Road Test Review
Some things are just plain wrong. Like pineapple on pizza. Like bicycle pants. And like putting “BMW” and “bargain” in the same sentence. That's gotta be wrong. So what's going on with the BMW 125i Coupe Who ever heard of a BMW-badged two-door coupe a growling three-litre straight six in the snout like we're talking a real engine here not an earnest but underdone four and track-day handling for less than 60k You'd reckon 70k plus at least wouldn't you . But it isn't and it's a bargain. In fact teeing off at 54 401 for the six-speed manual with... continue reading
Audi Developing Synthetic Sounds For E-Tron Electric Vehicles: VideoTHU, 12 APR, 2012
Audi has employed acoustic engineers to develop ‘new sound signatures’ for its future e-tron models.
Japan Considering Adding 'Sound' To Hybrid VehiclesSAT, 4 JUL, 2009
RISING CONCERNS ABOUT the risks near-silent hybrid vehicles pose to pedestrians, in particular the vision-impaired, has prompted Japan’s Transpo...
2010 Audi A5 Sportback: The Audiophile's Chariot Of ChoiceMON, 22 JUN, 2009
AUDI'S UPCOMING A5 Sportback will be the first car in the A5 stable to differ substantially from the two-door coupe mould that - until now - has b...
What Grinds My Gears: Motorists in Wet WeatherSAT, 13 DEC, 2008
There's nothing quite like the smell of an afternoon shower on a stinking hot day.
New Volvo S80 T6 AWDTUE, 4 NOV, 2008
Aside from the strong-selling XC90, Volvo has been struggling to trouble the scorer in Australia these days.
Top Gear UK Is Back On British TV – Season 12MON, 3 NOV, 2008
This Sunday just gone (UK time) saw the return of the one true Top Gear to British television sets, and to computer screens of net-savvy fans arou...
MINI Reveals All-Electric MINI EMON, 20 OCT, 2008
MINI's first entrant into the increasingly popular eco-car segment has yet to make its first official outing at the upcoming LA Auto Show, but to ...
Lexus IS 250C: 2008 Sydney Motor ShowTHU, 9 OCT, 2008
Move over CLK Cabriolet and 3-Series Convertible, there’s a new player in the luxury drop-top game and it ain’t a German.
BMW 7 Series ActiveHybrid Concept to Debut at ParisTUE, 23 SEP, 2008
BMW has lifted the lid on its latest eco-friendly version of the 7 Series sedan - and there's not a single hydrogen tank in sight.
Mazda Updates BT-50 Range For 2009THU, 18 SEP, 2008
Mazda Australia has announced that the newly updated BT-50 utility is now on sale, with a number of revisions making the rugged workhorse more pow...
Film Review: Death Race (Jason Statham)MON, 3 NOV, 2008
Well chaps, yet another hour and a half of Jason Statham’s grimaces and steely-eyed stares have been visited upon us, this time in the form of P...