03 Aug 2020

VW’s new Caddy Mini-Camper would be great for Australia

Unveiled in drawn images ahead of its proper debut, the new VW Caddy Mini-Camper would be another local hit for VW if it came to Australia. Sleeping with a big view of the stars in the bush and with convenience is what VW’s new Caddy Mini-Camper does well. The successor

0 Read More
31 Jul 2020

Ford Falcon XA GT RPO 83 sold for $300K

One of Australia’s greatest barn finds has gone to auction, here’s the latest live result. July 31: Chicken Coupe sells for $300,909! July 27: Grays Online opened bidding on the “Chicken Coupe” this weekend and, while punters said it should exceed $200,000, as of this Monday morning, it has exceeded

0 Read More
80%
30 Jul 2020

2020 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X X20 Astina review

Our full review and technical breakdown on the all-new 2020 Mazda3 Skyactiv-X. Mazda’s world-first Skyactiv-X engine has finally arrived in Australia, bringing a second 2.0-litre petrol option into the Mazda 3 lineup (and soon the CX-30 SUV). As far as excitement factor goes for car nerds and the mechanically interested,

2 Read More
29 Jul 2020

2021 Kia Sorento pricing announced

Kia’s new Sorento will arrive in September, and pricing has been announced for the core model range. Kia Australia has revealed pricing and some specifications for the new Sorento seven-seat SUV range, with a push upwards in every department expected from the South Korean car. “The outgoing Sorento was a

0 Read More
29 Jul 2020

Renault Clio and Zoe cut in favour of strengthened SUV lineup

Renault Australia is making room on showroom floors for a stronger SUV lineup, seeing the end of well-known Clio and short-lived Zoe. Renault Australia will cut all but one passenger car in its local lineup as it seeks to bolster sales from new SUVs. Pained for sales this already, the

1 Read More
27 Jul 2020

Victorian and QLD mobile phone cameras turn on this week

Victoria and Queensland on the cusp of activating cameras to hand out fines and points for using a mobile phone while driving. Victoria will begin trailing special new cameras this week to detect mobile phone use behind the wheel and “and potentially other illegal driving activities.” The announcements come as

0 Read More
24 Jul 2020

CO2 emissions target set by Australian car industry

The Australian car industry has set its own CO2 emissions targets for 2030. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries today announced that the local car industry will impose its own emissions target scheme in light of inaction by the Federal Government. Emissions targets are strict and enforced in Europe, the

2 Read More
Ford Mustang R-Spec australia
23 Jul 2020

How is it you can still buy a Ford Mustang R-Spec?

Forget burying money under the chicken coop like your nan did, just buy a limited edition muscle car and reap the rewards. With our locked down island still crazy for special locally developed cars, we wonder how it is that there’s any limited-edition Mustang R-Spec stock still left. Though somehow

0 Read More
23 Jul 2020

New, bigger Mitsubishi Outlander arriving in 2021

Mitsubishi Australia has announced that the new generation Outlander will launch locally next year. Mitsubishi has announced fresh SUV metal will be arriving this year and next, with the next-gen Outlander to launch in Australia in 2021, following the Eclipse Cross facelift expected later this year. Still testing, the new

0 Read More
23 Jul 2020

Facelifted Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross arrives next year

Mitsubishi will introduce updated and new SUVs into its lineup soon, starting with the Eclipse Cross this year. Mitsubishi has been weathering the storm of lockdowns and a slow Australian car market, but will soon introduce new models in a bid to pick up sales. Confirming the updated Eclipse Cross

0 Read More
22 Jul 2020

Honda CR-V range updated for 2021

Honda’s CR-V range simplified for 2021. Honda’s updated 2021 CR-V will arrive in Australian dealership from September 1. The facelifted lineup brings styling enhancements and interior upgrades, along with better safety technology and a simpler naming convention across the range. Honda says the SUV’s facelift gives “a more upscale and

0 Read More
21 Jul 2020

Living with the 2020 Nissan Leaf

We’re testing the new Nissan Leaf for six months and not just running about the city. We’ll be driving it up and down hills every day, running heating and mod cons full blast through winter and driving long trips…Hopefully our extension cord is long enough if we run out of

6 Read More
76%
20 Jul 2020

2020 Lexus RX 350L Sports Luxury review

2020 Lexus RX 350L Sports Luxury review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Lexus’ popular prestige family SUV has received key updates this year to safety and technology, and on test we have the stretched RX 350L Sports Luxury. Based on the Toyota Kluger

0 Read More
17 Jul 2020

New Nissan 400Z details, electrification off the table

Nissan’s new Z car isn’t far away from being unveiled. There’s still plenty of speculation around the upcoming “400Z” that Nissan officially teased last month. But it remains as such. However, the motor underneath the bonnet is certainly likely to remain petrol power, both according to a report printed in

0 Read More
75%
17 Jul 2020

2020 MINI Electric review

The Mini Electric First Edition has arrived in Australia, here’s our first-drive review. Not only is Australia beginning to see a proliferation of electric cars land on its shores, but there are also now quite a few priced in the ‘affordable EV’ price point around $50,000. That’s cars like the

6 Read More