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Feature Article: Fiat 500 Review: 2014 Pop, S, Lounge And Abarth
August 7 2014 What's hot: Great style inexpensive entry models all fun to drive the Abarth is a pearler What's not: Upper-spec models are pricey interior a tad underdone X-FACTOR: The retro-style that works. The latter-day 500 best preserves the ‘feel' and fun-factor of the 60's original. Vehicle style: Micro city car Models: 500 Pop - 51kW 102Nm 1.2-litre 500 S - 74kW 131Nm 1.4-litre 500 Lounge - 63kW 145Nm 0.9-litre TwinAir Turbo Abarth Turismo - 118kW 230Nm 1.4 Turbo Abarth Competizione - 118kW 230Nm 1.4 Turbo OVERVIEW The Fiat 500 range might look like one story but it's not.... continue reading
2016 Holden Barina Spark Spied Testing?SAT, 7 FEB, 2015
What could be the next Holden Barina Spark has been spied in the metal in Korea.
2015 Kia Picanto Revealed Ahead Of Geneva DebutWED, 4 FEB, 2015
Kia has released official details of its updated Picanto city car, which is slated to make its first public appearance at the Geneva Moto...
2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Hatch: Price And Features For AustraliaMON, 29 SEP, 2014
Mitsubishi’s tiny Mirage hatch, already one of the cheapest cars to own according to annual Vehicle Running Costs survey data, is now more th...
Citroen C1 Urban Ride Concept: The Next SUV-Inspired City CarTUE, 23 SEP, 2014
Citroen has turned its attention to the new C1 city car ahead of the Paris Motor Show, unveiling a concept version called the ‘Urban Rid...
Opel Adam S To Make Production Debut At Paris Motor ShowTHU, 18 SEP, 2014
Opel’s quick Adam S hatch, revealed as thinly-veiled concept in Geneva earlier this year, will make its production debut next month.
Holden Viva To Return? Opel Teases New Karl Light HatchFRI, 12 SEP, 2014
GM’s German subsidiary Opel has rolled out an early teaser of what could be Australia’s next Barina Spark hatch.
Daihatsu, Subaru And Toyota Unveil All-New Kei TruckSUN, 7 SEP, 2014
An all-new ‘kei’ mini truck was unveiled in Japan this week, destined to be sold under the banners of three Japanese carmakers.
2014 Fiat 500: Price And Features For AustraliaWED, 6 AUG, 2014
Fiat has refreshed its 500 light car range for 2014, bringing new customising options and more standard equipment in some models.
VFACTS July: Corolla In Front For 2014, Sales Down Overall, Holden StrongTUE, 5 AUG, 2014
Six months after the all-new Mazda3 arrived in Australia, Toyota's Corolla has overtaken its sales lead, with the hatch's success...
Suzuki Alto Tops Annual Motoring Clubs Running Costs SurveySUN, 22 JUN, 2014
Australia’s motoring clubs have conducted their annual vehicle running costs surveys, with the Suzuki Alto once again proving to be the cheap...
2013 Mitsubishi Mirage Sport Manual ReviewMON, 3 JUN, 2013
2013 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light hatchback Price: $14,190 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 57kW/100Nm 1.2 litre 3-c...
2013 Holden Barina Spark, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Micra, Suzuki Alto And Volkswagen Up! Comparison ReviewFRI, 12 APR, 2013
2013 TMR SUB-LIGHT HATCHBACK COMPARISON REVIEW Models Tested: Holden Barina Spark CD, Mitsubishi Mirage ES, Nissan Micra ST, Suzuki Alt...
2013 Holden Barina Spark CD Automatic Hatch ReviewWED, 10 APR, 2013
2013 HOLDEN BARINA SPARK REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light/City hatch Price: $14,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/transmission: 1.25 litre/four-sp...
2013 Volkswagen Up Launch ReviewTHU, 20 SEP, 2012
2013 VOLKSWAGEN UP REVIEW Vehicle style: sub-light hatchback Engine: 1.0 litre petrol inline three Power/Torque: 55kW/95Nm Fuel Use (l...
2009 Suzuki Alto Road Test ReviewTHU, 13 AUG, 2009
SUZUKI IS NO STRANGER to little cars with big hearts.
2016 Holden Barina Spark Spy Photos - KoreaSAT, 7 FEB, 2015