19 Mar 2020

New 2020 Kia Sorento revealed

A comprehensively updated rival to the large seven-seat SUV segment is soon to arrive. KIA HAS finally unveiled its new Sorento in full, detailing changes to its fourth-generation seven-seat SUV. Growing in size (10mm longer, 5mm wider and 35mm longer in the wheelbase), the redesigned interior offers more room than

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18 Mar 2020

All-new Hyundai i30 sedan here soon

This new model in Hyundai’s lineup could help the brand claim even more sales. HYUNDAI’S NEW i30 sedan will deliver a sharp new competitor to the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3 sedans in Australia. Making its digital debut online from the US, the seventh-generation Hyundai Elantra will land in Australia

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VW Amarok sketch next new generation Australia
18 Mar 2020

New VW Amarok ute shown at meeting

Volkswagen has begun spurring anticipation for its new Amarok ute, teasing a sketch during an annual meeting. THIS IS the first official glimpse at the 2022 VW Amarok ute. Shown during VW’s Annual Media Conference in Germany overnight, the sketch of the German car maker’s second-generation model was shown. While

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Golf GTI TCR Australia
17 Mar 2020

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR pricing and spec revealed

What might be the last special edition of the current generation Golf GTI will arrive in Australia soon. VOLKSWAGEN HAS announced pricing and availability for its limited-edition Golf GTI TCR. Named in honour of Volkswagen’s participation in the European Touring Car Racing series, the GTI TCR is the most powerful

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Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2020 review australia 83%
13 Mar 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX review

Mitsubishi has given its Triton-based Pajero Sport a facelift for 2020 with some noticeable enhancements outside and not as visible improvements underneath. We road-tested the base-grade GLX to see what they bring to the table in this value-edged offering. THE GOOD: Value, off-road ability, comfy cabin, easy driveability THE BAD:

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New York auto show cancelled
11 Mar 2020

New York Auto Show postponed

New York will not go ahead with its upcoming auto show in April, moving it towards the end of the year to avoid a coronavirus outbreak. CORONAVIRUS HAS struck another motor show, forcing the New York Auto Show to cancel its planned start in April to after Detroit, now running

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Overtaking legal limit speeding Australia
11 Mar 2020

MPs vote against increasing speed limit for overtaking

One MP has proposed raising the speed limit when overtaking in Victoria, but it has been slammed down by other MPs. VICTORIAN MPs have had their say on a supposed amendment to temporarily allow speeding while overtaking on country roads, voting a resounding 38 to 2 against the change to

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Ford Falcon XR8 ute new Ford Focus
10 Mar 2020

Ford’s new car-based ute takes shape

The blue oval is close to launching a ute that’s smaller than the Ranger and based on a small-car platform. THE FORD Falcon ute could finally have a sort-of successor if Ford’s new passenger-based utility lands down under. But firstly, it needs to be revealed, and secondly, it has to

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Walkinshaw HSV australia GMSV
06 Mar 2020

Walkinshaw registered GMSV name last year

Although GM says it’s still figuring out details of General Motors Speciality Vehicles (GMSV) in Australia, Walkinshaw looks one step ahead. Walkinshaw Group, the company which owns Holden Special Vehicles, has already registered the GMSV name. As HSV’s future hangs in doubt, GMSV is the next logical step for Walkinshaw

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Mazda CX-9 Australia long term review
06 Mar 2020

2020 Mazda CX-9 Azami long-term review 

Price $68,532+ORC Warranty five-years, unlimited km Safety 5 stars Engine 2.5-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol Power 170kW at 5000rpm Torque 420Nm at 2000rpm Transmission six-speed automatic Drive  all-wheel drive Dimensions 5075mm (L) 1969mm (W) 1747mm (H) 2930mm (WB) Seats seven Boot Space 230L (seven-seats up) 810L (five-seats up) Weight 2000kg Towing 750-2000kg (braked) Fuel Tank 74 litres Thirst 8.8L/100km claimed combined Mazda CX-9 report one: The anti-shaggin wagon LIKE MANY

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Lotus Evora GT 410 Australia
06 Mar 2020

Lotus introduce Evora GT 410

Lotus expands its sports car offering down under with the Lotus Evora GT 410. BRITISH SPORTS car maker Lotus has introduced its touring friendly and more affordable Evora GT 410 to Australia. Joining the Evora Sport already on sale, the 2020 Evora lineup now offers four variants in touring and

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Mercedes-Benz warranty in Australia five years
06 Mar 2020

Mercedes-Benz extends to five-year warranty and roadside assist

Mercedes-Benz beats its closest rivals to the punch, delivering Australian luxury car buyers a full five-year unlimited-kilometre warranty. MERCEDES-BENZ IS the first German luxury carmaker to go to a full five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty on all of its cars except those used for commercial purposes, which will receive five-years coverage at

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Video build a nissan navara warrior
05 Mar 2020

We help build a Nissan Navara Warrior

We help Premcar build a Nissan Navara Warrior, showing all of the changes and additions that go into making Nissan’s Ford Ranger Raptor rival. THE NISSAN Navara Warrior starts life as a Navara N-Trek before it is sent to the Premcar factory on Melbourne’s northern fringe for an overhaul into

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Jeep Gladiator Australia 2020
04 Mar 2020

2020 Jeep Gladiator price matches Ford Ranger Raptor

Australia’s only open-air ute will arrive soon and pricing for the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon starts square at its rival the Ford Ranger Raptor.  JEEP’S ALL-NEW Gladiator ute is almost in Australia and will be priced from $75,490 plus on-road costs. The first Gladiator since 1963, the new dual-cab ute which

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VW ID.4 Australia
04 Mar 2020

VW unveils it inaugural electric crossover

VW has given its ID Crozz a proper name, the ID.4,  and it’s the first electric crossover to be built by Volkswagen. CAR MAKERS are moving to electric drivetrains and motor shows are turning into virtual webcasts. That’s the current state of affairs in 2020, even if both are forced

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