The wait is over; the covers have now been officially removed from the new 2014 Ford Mustang.
A few eyebrows were raised when we learned Australia will not be getting the V6-powered version. Instead, Ford Australia has chosen to opt for a traditional V8 to be joined by a four-cylinder EcoBoost model in the Australian line-up.
TMR asked Ford’s powertrain VP Bob Fascetti at the glamorous Sydney launch if an EcoBoost engine can rightly power Ford’s new ‘pony car’; check out his response.
This comes despite confirmation from Holden of a deal with its workers to cut production costs by up to $4000 per vehicle.
In other (sad) news, The Fast And The Furious movie-star, Paul Walker, was killed in a car crash in California this week.
Suzuki’s new S-Cross SUV arrived in Australia this week, priced from $22,990 plus on-roads.
Australian technician Michael Cooper became the first person outside Japan to win the Subaru World Skills Tournament this week.
We drove the 2013 Lexus IS 350 F Sport and came away impressed by its ‘rorty’ V6 engine, agile handling and typical Lexus quality-feel.
Priced from $215,000 plus on-roads, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the pinnacle of luxury motoring. We were there for its Australian launch, check out our review.
Finally, we reviewed the 2013 Holden Cruze Equipe Hatch Diesel Automatic. We think it's a mixed bag: a good diesel, with strong torque and with well-sorted handling, but let down by a fairly ordinary interior and a somewhat coarse diesel engine.
And that’s… the week that was.