14 May 2020

Kia Sorento to debut new blind-spot camera system

Kia will launch its next-generation Sorento in Australia this year, and some of the new technology available includes a new dual blind-spot camera system. Kia will debut new blind-spot camera technology in its flagship Sorento SUV when it lands here later this year. The technology is somewhat similar to Honda’s

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14 May 2020

The off-roading Lexus we’re still waiting for

Lexus unveiled its tough ladder frame GXOR concept last year, and we’re still wondering if the brand will give us a toughened up off-roader anytime soon. For the plenty of grey nomads wandering Australia with a camper on the back and a boot full of supplies, this might just be

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13 May 2020

Daniel Ricciardo odds on for McLaren, not Ferrari seat

Australian racing hero Daniel Ricciardo is likely to be drinking out of a blue and orange shoe next season. Ferrari F1 has confirmed Sebastian Vettel will leave the team at the end of this year, but while reports suggest Aussie racer Daniel Ricciardo is likely to replace the German driver,

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12 May 2020

Ford revives Tradesman ute name on Ranger

Ford is offering a special edition Ranger, touting the Tradesman nameplate which adorned many Falcon utes. Ford Australia has thrown a bunch of extras on its Ranger XL to bring tougher appeal and better value in this limited edition model. Available only as a special edition kit on the Ranger

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12 May 2020

Toyota confirms hybrid Kluger for 2021

Toyota will expand its hybrid lineup, introducing the new-generation Kluger hybrid next year. Toyota Australia has confirmed it will sell the next-generation Kluger hybrid alongside a new V6 petrol model next year. The new hybrid model will also be offered in Europe for the first time and will be the

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11 May 2020

Mazda asks for almost $4.3b in loans

Mazda has reportedly requested over $4 billion in loans to help it ride out the financial impact from the coronavirus. Mazda has requested loans totalling $300 billion Yen (almost $4.3 billion AUD) from major lenders in its home market as it seeks to survive severe slowdowns and revenue losses during

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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 79%
08 May 2020

2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 review

2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is an even more muscular version of the Camaro 2SS muscle car. It adds a supercharged engine to the front that shoots considerably more power and torque to

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08 May 2020

Jeep shuffles Cherokee range for 2020

Minus one model and plus another, the Jeep Cherokee range for 2020 is otherwise much the same. JEEP AUSTRALIA has removed its bridging mid-entry level Cherokee and added a more expensive flagship variant to the range this year. Previously consisting of the entry-level Sport followed by the Longitude, that latter

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07 May 2020

New Land Rover V8 Defender to battle G-Wagen

The new Land Rover Defender is set to get a V8 lump upfront that could produce over 450kW. DON’T MENTION the war! Pictures of a Land Rover Defender mule testing near the British brand’s headquarters in Gaydon, UK have been obtained by Autocar, and further investigation discovered the car was cradling

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07 May 2020

Hyundai’s new ute caught in the bare metal

This is the first look at the shape of Hyundai’s upcoming Santa Cruz, a lifestyle ute that will land with a bold look. WHAT WE’RE looking at is apparently the real body skin for the upcoming Hyundai Santa Cruz ute, which the SOuth Korean carmaker has already confirmed will hit

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07 May 2020

Mini’s Electric hatch priced for Australia

Mini’s Electric Cooper is due to hit Australian showrooms from under $60k. Mini has revealed pricing for its first electric car – the Mini Electric – which will land in showrooms in Australia this August at $59,900 driveaway. Mini expects up to 100 units will land in Australia before the

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06 May 2020

All of Audi’s cars are now available to buy online

Buying an Audi just became easier thanks to the internet. AUDI AUSTRALIA is joining the ranks of brands such as VW and Subaru in offering stay-at-home car buying from purchase to delivery. The initiative is another contactless car buying journey to be launched during tough economic times as COVID-19 enforces

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05 May 2020

Australian car sales smashed by falling economy

Car sales in April 2020 fell off a cliff, as lockdowns and job losses took their hold on the Australian economy. THE LATEST Vfacts results clearly demonstrate that Australia is enduring one of the hardest economic moments of its history, with car sales for April 2020 the lowest ever recorded

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05 May 2020

Subaru offers home pickup and drop-off for servicing and purchases

Want a new car but don’t want to shake the salesperson’s hand? Subaru offers a completely contactless purchase path for customers, along with free pickup and dropoff for servicing. SUBARU IS pushing further ahead into contactless, sit on your butt car buying and car servicing, offering to deliver new car

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How safe is the Nissan Juke
05 May 2020

New Nissan Juke scores top marks for safety

ANCAP has released its full safety assessment review on the new Nissan Juke, praising the small city SUV for its passive protection and active safety systems. THE AUSTRALIAN New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has revealed its safety score for the new Nissan Juke, awarding the small SUV a maximum five-star

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