The 2019-model-year i30 range has been tweaked with the inclusion of N Line variants which replace the award-winning i30 SR.
Our Toby Hagon gets behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and explains what it’s like to drive, what the interior’s like and whether you should consider it over its German rivals…
There is nowhere for a dual-cab 4×4 ute to hide when it costs over $50K plus on-road costs. SOME utes under that threshold focus on rugged simplicity and value for money over a passenger car-like level of performance, convenience equipment and active safety technology. But if the top dogs want
HONDA has dramatically increased the level of standard safety technology for the 2019 Honda CR-V VTi-S all-wheel drive model (AWD), which will be available in dealerships from January 1, 2019. Previously the suite of tech dubbed HondaSensing – incorporating forward collision warning autonomous emergency braking (AEB), adaptive cruise control, and
THE wide-body 2019 Porsche 911 is now the standard 911, following the release of the 992-generation supercar from Stuttgart at the Los Angeles motor show. Previously reserved for all-wheel drive (dubbed 4) and motorsport-focused (GT2/GT3 etc) model grades of the iconic two-door coupe and convertible, the wide track and beefy
MAZDA Motor Corporation has unveiled its fourth-generation Mazda3, a larger small car the brand hopes will broaden its appeal to buyers who aspire to prestige wheels when it arrives in Australia in July 2019. Bigger than ever and with new engine technology claimed to offer fuel saving benefits of around
The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq will launch in Australia this month, complete with a full range of Prius-style petrol-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and electric vehicle (EV) model grades. Priced from $33,990 plus on-road costs for the Ioniq Elite, and $38,990+ORC for the Ioniq Premium, the hybrid teams a
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 range will land in Australia from November sporting 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine availability, a full suite of active safety technology standard across the range, plus more luxury for the flagship model grades. Although pricing hasn’t yet been announced, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 range will continue
The Range Rover Evoque pretty much invented the idea of a style-led baby crossover, back in 2012. Plenty of critics said it seemed a bit frivolous, but three-quarters of a million buyers around the world prove we were wrong. It’s been a massive success, selling three-quarters of a million copies.
A resurgent Alfa Romeo has priced its first performance SUV, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, from $149,900 plus on-road costs. When it lands mid-January, the Italian-built Stelvio Quadrifoglio, or Stelvio Q, will rival three contenders from the UK and Germany. There’s the $140,020+ORC Jaguar F-Pace SVR, which uses a
The jacked-up, crossover Ford Focus Active will arrive in Australia next year priced from $29,990 plus on-road costs, ready to challenge the Subaru XV – only without all-wheel drive. Sitting above the Focus Trend ($25,990+ORC) and Focus ST-Line ($28,990+ORC), but below the Focus Titanium ($34,490+ORC), all of which will arrive
Subaru has unveiled its first-ever plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) in the form of the XV small SUV, but this may not be the petrol-electric model confirmed for Australia in late 2019… Officially known as the Crosstrek Hybrid in the US, which will be possibly the only market for the
Dual-cab 4×4 utes are looking likely to overtake SUVs as the next must-have family vehicle, and already out-sell some SUV categories. Here’s our list of the Top 5 Best Dual-Cab 4×4 Utes for less than $50k.
The Aston Martin DBX – the brand’s first-ever SUV – has begun testing on a Welsh Rally stage with a public reveal set for the tail-end of 2019.
Bosch and Daimler are partnering on the production of autonomous vehicle technology with San Jose announced as the pilot city for testing during the second-half of 2019.