16 Oct 2020

Slot car sets you can drive to survive lockdown with

Not everyone is out of the woods yet, with many in Australia still in lockdown at home. Here are some of the best slot car sets you can get to survive isolation. The simple slot car set has been with us for years, and anyone old enough to remember the

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14 Oct 2020

VW Golf GTI Clubsport breaks cover

VW Golf GTI Clubsport revealed with a muscular power increase and track-ready upgrades. Not long after revealing the new Golf GTI, VW is showing us the powerful GTI Clubsport, packing 221kW from its 2.0L turbo engine. Lighter and faster, the Clubsport is a track day hero for enthusiasts utilising the

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13 Oct 2020

Five-door Suzuki Jimny to debut next year

Longer and more practical Jimny on route to production, though doubts linger over RHD version. An all-new five-door version of the Suzuki Jimny is expected to launch in India next year. Following on from its public unveiling earlier this year at the Auto Expo 2020, the Indian Maruti Suzuki Jimny

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08 Oct 2020

2020 Audi S8 review

Our 2020 Audi S8 luxury sedan review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Effortless. It’s the perfect descriptor for the new Audi S8. Powered by a twin-turbocharged V8 displacing 4.0 litres, the S8 is endowed with 420kW at 6000rpm and 800Nm from 2000-4500rpm, and

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24 Sep 2020

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4Matic+ review

Our 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Across the entire Mercedes-Benz portfolio, just under 20 per cent of all models sold wear an AMG badge. In the GLE Coupe range, however, the figure is a staggering 65 percent. Of

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24 Sep 2020

Wipe out: California to ban combustion engine cars

California plans to ban the sale of any car that produces emissions, including trucks. Home to Silicon Valley, the LA Motor Show, Tesla, and millionaires and billionaires driving electric vehicles has vowed to ban all fossil fuel cars by 2025. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order requiring sales

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23 Sep 2020

The new BMW M3 and M4 revealed

Plenty of power with a manual transmission meets polarising look for new M3 and M4 duo. Ready to launch next year the new M3 and M4 models from BMW bring a brave new look that has already proven to be contentious, but it will certainly stand out. The strong kidney

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17 Sep 2020

Safe as houses: Isuzu D-Max scores five-star ANCAP

Isuzu’s leading safety credentials help it achieve a top five-star ANCAP rating in the toughest year of testing yet. Isuzu’s new D-Max is the first ute to score a full five-star ANCAP rating to stringent 2020 standards, satisfying the vehicle safety authority for all variants available of the new model.

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14 Sep 2020

How much can I tow with the 2021 Mazda BT-50 4×4?

How much can you safely tow and carry with the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 dual-cab 4×4? Question: I read the How much can the Isuzu D-Max tow? article and want to know how that compares to the new Mazda BT-50, which is based on the same Isuzu model. For those

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07 Sep 2020

How much can I tow and carry with the 2020 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain?

How much can you safely tow and carry with the new Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain dual-cab 4×4? Question: I am thinking of buying the new Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain and use it to drive around with my partner and tow an approximately 2000kg caravan. There will be about 500kg of extra equipment

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2018 Haval H9 Review
03 Sep 2020

Haval’s luxury packed off-roader is a point of difference

[Sponsored] After driving across some of Australia in Haval’s value-packed 4×4, the H9 shows it offers an off-roader with a difference. The world is a rapidly changing place and so too is the automotive industry. In particular, the off-roading and four-wheel drive scene is seeing new options galore. Sure, stalwarts

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02 Sep 2020

Peugeot 3008 facelift due in Australia next year

Peugeot’s stylish facelift to its popular mid-size SUV will land in Australia Q1 2021. Peugeot has made a big update to its grille, but rather than just go large, it’s also made it tasteful, revealing the 3008 facelift which is due to land in Australia early next year. Revealed in

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28 Aug 2020

2020 Land Rover Defender Review

2020 Land Rover Defender review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. While the old Defender did the rough and tumble better than most, it only did the rough and tumble, even if the road was smooth. The new Defender, however, is extremely accomplished off-road

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27 Aug 2020

Jaw’s inspired Hyundai Kona N-Line teased

South Korean maker shows us a glimpse of the Kona facelift, including the new warm N-Line model. Hyundai is showing off teaser images of its upcoming facelift for the 2021 Kona, which will bring an unsurprisingly large update to the grille and bumper area. In Hyundai’s own words, the upcoming

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24 Aug 2020

Logitech drops price on G923

Following Logitechs launch of the new G923 for gamers and sim racers is a palatable reduction in price. Itching for a drive while sitting around in lockdown? Logitech has revealed its next-generation G923 steering wheel and pedal box, compatible with the PlayStation 4, upcoming PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox One and

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