07 May 2021

2021 Subaru Outback Review

Review of the 2021 Subaru Outback in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. What is the 2021 Subaru Outback? The Subaru Outback is a five-seat wagon that manages to stand out by virtue of its longevity, some decent offroad capability, full-time all-wheel-drive powertrain, and fantastic

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2019 Suzuki Jimny Review
06 May 2021

Suzuki Jimny price surges, again

Suzuki’s popular small four-wheel-drive remains popular and gets more expensive. Suzuki has raised pricing on its little off-roader by $2500 to start at $28,490 plus on-road costs as the Japanese carmaker says waiting times are getting no shorter, though that might change. While never a high-volume import, the relatively cheap

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05 May 2021

Mazda’s MX-30 electric car is coming soon

Niche electric crossover from Mazda with sweet style and packaging but low driving range will be in Australia this August from $65k. Mazda has released the price and spec of its first-ever electric car, the MX-30 E35 Astina. As previously tested, the MX-30 is already available as a petrol model,

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03 May 2021

Ford partners with ARB for Ranger and Everest accessories

ARB accessories will soon be on the options list at Ford dealers for both Ranger ute and Everest wagon. Ford Australia today announced that it will offer ARB accessories at the dealership level on new Ranger and Everest models and are covered by Ford’s full five-year warranty. While the list

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16 Apr 2021

Is this a preview of Hyundai’s Aussie dual-cab ute?

Hyundai reveals the first look at an all-new model, the Santa Cruz ute. Hyundai has unveiled its Santa Cruz ute, a recreational monocoque chassis ute for the North American market. We know that Hyundai Australia won’t be bringing it here anytime soon, and that’s likely on account of it being

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15 Apr 2021

Matchbox model cars going carbon-neutral

Matchbox changes its look by heading towards carbon-neutral production and appearance. Well this is a long way from the solid little metal cars we used to buy as kids – Matchbox is relaunching itself in the UK (for now) with a series of environmentally-friendly models made of recycled materials and

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14 Apr 2021

Toyota Kluger Hybrid available from June

Toyota Australia expands hybrid lineup with new generation Kluger. Toyota has detailed its new Kluger hybrid for Australia, replacing the seven-year-old model with an all-new generation. For the first time in Australia, the Kluger introduces a hybrid drivetrain option alongside the familiar V6. The new hybrid is a four-cylinder but

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10 Apr 2021

2021 Kia Stonic review

Our independent 2021 Kia Stonic review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Whether you call it a city SUV, a compact crossover or a jacked-up hatch, the only thing that matters to the bean counters is that cars on stilts sell. In the small segment,

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08 Apr 2021

Jeep Compass MY21 facelift brings new tech and interior upgrade

Jeep’s mid-size SUV Compass receives a facelift and cool new tech for 2021. Revealed in Europe overnight, Jeep has shown some new tech and a revised interior for the Jeep Compass SUV. Shown for European markets only at this stage – though we’re sure they will come down under –

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08 Apr 2021

V8 Toyota Landcruiser sales surge before production ends

Last chance to get a V8 Landcruiser before they all run out… Toyota dominated Vfacts reporting for Australian car sales in March 2021 with four of the top ten selling models all belonging to the Japanese brand. While it is no surprise that the omnipresent Hilux ute took out number

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07 Apr 2021

Hummer SUV: What electric off-roading looks like

GMC has revealed images and details on its first all-electric off-roader, the Hummer SUV. Joining the likes of Rivian’s R1S and Tesla’s Cybertruck, GMC’s Hummer EV shows what the first iteration of electric off-roaders looks like. Sitting on a shortened version of the Hummer pickup truck’s electric architecture, the battery

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06 Apr 2021

New Toyota GR86 fully revealed

Toyota reveals second-gen rear-wheel-drive sports car due to launch later this year. Following on from the popular GT86, the GR86 is the new version of a two-door sports car produced in partnership with Subaru and its new BRZ which was revealed last year. Both share the same underpinnings and driveline.

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31 Mar 2021

2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid Review

Our independent 2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Car makers sometimes reap great rewards when taking a chance. Porsche turned around its fortunes when it made its first SUV, and Ford in Australia might not be here if

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30 Mar 2021

GMSV Chevrolet C8 Corvette to start from $145k

Cut-price supercar from GM goes on sale in Australia. GMSV has confirmed the Australian Corvette lineup which consists of five models and is priced from $144,990 plus on-road costs. That’s a sharp price considering at one point with exchange it was rumoured to go over $200k. However, given that the

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30 Mar 2021

New Nissan Z details and price leaked

Nearing its launch, leaked details and images of the upcoming Nissan ‘400Z’ have surfaced. A forum post over at NewNissanZ alleges to have leaked details, including price, on the upcoming next-generation Z, or ‘400Z’. The details apparently come from three models that were shipped to the US for a dealer

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