Honda’s CR-V Diesel arrived in Australian showrooms this week, priced from $38,290.
All diesel CR-V’s sold in Australia will feature all-wheel-drive, with both six-speed manual and five-speed automatic transmissions available.
The range kicks off with the 220i, priced from $50,500 plus on-roads and rounds-out with the M235i, priced from $79,990 plus on-roads.
The mid-range 220d will be the only diesel available from launch, priced from $52,500 plus on-roads.
A new five-speed automatic is now available with 4WD diesel dual-cab variants, with the cheapest of those being the SR model, priced from $45,240 plus on-roads.
Prices of all HiLux dual-cabs have risen across the board between $500 and $1000 for the 2014 model year.
The updated-for-2014 Kia Optima arrived in local showrooms, priced from $30,990 for the entry-level ‘Si’ variant.
Maserati’s all-new Quattroporte V8 has now arrived in Australia, ahead of the six-cylinder variant’s arrival next month.
An all-new carmaker from the UK - David Brown Automotive – announced this week that its first-ever model is expected to be ready in April. This David Brown bears no connection with namesake David Brown of UK tractors and Aston Martin fame.
If you missed it earlier, Honda’s 2014 CR-V Diesel range has arrived in Australia, and we drove the DTi-S manual and DTi-L auto this week.
We drove the 1.4 litre TFSI, 1.8 litre TFSI, and 2.0 litre TDI variants of the 2014 Audi A3 Sedan this week. We came away impressed with the balanced handling, classy feel and big boot.
Finally, after a week in the 2014 Mercedes-Benz A 250 Sport, we concluded it's one for keen drivers, priced from $49,900 plus on-roads.
And that’s… the week that was.