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2015 Peugeot 308 GT Petrol Review: Not Too Hard, Not Too Soft...
Peugeot 308 GT Review: 2015 Petrol Manual

What’s Hot: Stand-out interior design, quality feel throughout, comfortable ride, plenty of punch for a 1.6 l...

May 29, 2015 (2 years ago)
2015 Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo Review: The 'Stand Apart' Three-Door Coupe
Hyundai Veloster Review: 2015 SR Turbo Automatic And Manual

What's hot: 'Smart as' three-door packaging, zesty turbo, nicely trimmed, good on-road comfort. What's ...

May 22, 2015 (2 years ago)
Peugeot 308 GT Review: 2015 Sweet And Warm, Not So Hot
Peugeot 308 GT Review: 2015 Sweet And Warm, Not So Hot

What’s Hot: High level of equipment, good balance of handling/comfort and performance. What’s Not: Not...

Feb 25, 2015 (2 years ago)
Peugeot 308 GT: 2015 Price And Features For Australia
Peugeot 308 GT: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

Five months on from the arrival of the all-new 308, Peugeot Australia has now added a range-topping performance variant:...

Feb 23, 2015 (2 years ago)
2015 Hyundai i30 Revealed, i30 Turbo Joins Range
2015 Hyundai i30 Revealed, i30 Turbo Joins Range

Hyundai has unveiled an updated i30 hatch range that kicks off with the sports-tuned i30 Turbo model, undoubtedly inspir...

Dec 10, 2014 (2 years ago)

NEWS

Kia Soul Turbo Revealed For Euro Market

MON, 26 SEP, 2016

Kia has taken its boxy Soul hatch and added a turbocharger for the European market, with the new variant set to hit the stands at the Paris Motor Show.

Kia pro_cee’d GT Cut From Kia Australia Line-Up

THU, 19 NOV, 2015

Kia’s pro_cee’d GT warm hatch has been cut from the Korean carmaker’s local line-up, and it seems Australia’s refusal to ch...

Hyundai Reveals first N Sport model With i20 N Sport

MON, 31 AUG, 2015

The first road-going product of Hyundai’s N Performance Division has been unveiled in the form of the i20 N Sport.

Hyundai Veloster: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

TUE, 19 MAY, 2015

Hyundai’s extra-hot Veloster Raptor may be no closer to a production debut, but the regular range has come in for some significant upgrades.

Peugeot 308 GT: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

MON, 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.

Vauxhall Adam Grand Slam: New Range-Topper For The UK

SAT, 3 JAN, 2015

Vauxhall has added another rung to the Adam’s line-up, with a new range-topping model called the Grand Slam.

2015 Hyundai i30 Revealed, i30 Turbo Joins Range

WED, 10 DEC, 2014

Hyundai has unveiled an updated i30 hatch range that kicks off with the sports-tuned i30 Turbo model, undoubtedly inspired by Australia’s i30...

Hyundai HB20 R-Spec Concept Unveiled In Sao Paulo

FRI, 31 OCT, 2014

A concept version of Hyundai’s HB20 small hatch has been unveiled at the Sao Paulo Motor Show, wearing R-Spec badges.

Opel Adam S To Make Production Debut At Paris Motor Show

THU, 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.

2015 Alfa Romeo MiTo QV: Price And Features For Australia

WED, 17 SEP, 2014

Alfa Romeo’s updated MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde (Italian for ‘green four-leaf clover’), revealed in February, is now on sale in Aust...

REVIEWS

2016 Kia Cerato Koup REVIEW | 1.6 Litre Turbo – A 'Zingy' Coupe With An Unbeatable Warranty

THU, 17 DEC, 2015

IT WEARS ‘CERATO’ ON ITS RUMP, BUT THE 2016 KIA CERATO KOUP IS MORE THAN MERELY A TWO-DOOR VERSION OF THE FOUR-DOOR SEDAN SHARING THAT ...

2015 Peugeot 308 GT Petrol Review: Not Too Hard, Not Too Soft...

FRI, 29 MAY, 2015

What’s Hot: Stand-out interior design, quality feel throughout, comfortable ride, plenty of punch for a 1.6 litre.

2015 Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo Review: The 'Stand Apart' Three-Door Coupe

FRI, 22 MAY, 2015

What's hot: 'Smart as' three-door packaging, zesty turbo, nicely trimmed, good on-road comfort.

Peugeot 308 GT Review: 2015 Sweet And Warm, Not So Hot

WED, 25 FEB, 2015

What’s Hot: High level of equipment, good balance of handling/comfort and performance.

Alfa Romeo MiTo QV Review

THU, 18 SEP, 2014

What’s hot: Beautiful handling, comfortable, rorty engine, slick shift.

Fiat 500 Review: 2014 Pop, S, Lounge And Abarth

THU, 7 AUG, 2014

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 ...

2014 Kia Pro_Cee'd GT Review: Tech Pack

MON, 19 MAY, 2014

2014 KIA PROCEED REVIEW Vehicle Style: Three-door small warm hatch Price: $33,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 150kW/265Nm 4cyl petrol turb...

2014 MINI Cooper And Cooper S Review

WED, 16 APR, 2014

2014 MINI COOPER REVIEW What’s hot: Brilliant new engines, great handling, and new low prices.

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Review: First Drive

WED, 19 MAR, 2014

2014 KIA PROCEED GT REVIEW What’s Hot: Zippier than you’d think, superb handling, value for money.

2014 Holden Barina RS Automatic Review

FRI, 14 MAR, 2014

BARINA RS REVIEW Vehicle style:  Light-segment five-door hatch Price: $23,190 (plus on-roads)  Engine/trans: 103kW/200Nm 1.4 ...

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