10 May 2021

Ford Chicken ‘Coop’ restoration begins

Finch Restorations commence ground-up restoration for new owner. After making headlines around Australia last year when it emerged from a Queensland farm and sold at auction for over $300,000, the ‘Chicken Coupe’ 1973 XA Falcon GT hardtop is now being restored. Storing the XA Falcon GT RPO 83 hardtop in

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07 May 2021

Porsche 911 Turbo voted world’s best performance car

A seventh win for Porsche in the World Performance Car category in 17 years. Porsche has won the 2021 World Performance Car award as part of the annual World Car Awards that recognise automotive excellence. The awards are judged by a panel made up of dozens of automotive journalists from

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05 May 2021

MG Cyberster an exciting British-designed sportscar from the Chinese brand

Electric-powered homage to classic MG roadsters claims sub-3.0-second 0-100km/h time and 800km range. On the eve of the Shanghai Auto Show, MG unveiled a new concept inspired by the company’s long history in sporty roadsters. Dubbed the ‘Cyberster,’ the concept is no reproduction of the classic T Series, MGA, MGB

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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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04 May 2021

New 2022 Nissan Qashqai: Everything you need to know

New platform, hybrid engines, new styling and improved safety come sway buyers to the newest Qashqai SUV. The third generation of Nissan’s Qashqai small SUV has been revealed, boasting a new platform, increased dimensions, more interior space, updated looks and a pair of hybrid engines, including a groundbreaking ‘e-POWER’ unit.

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28 Apr 2021

Holden Special Vehicles collection up for auction

Rare Coupe 4 and VF GTS-R No.1 in six-car group being auctioned by Grays. A sextet of late model HSVs are up for grabs as part of Grays’ latest Classic and Collectable Car Auction. Covering VT through to Gen-F sedans in GTS and GTS-R spec, the collection also includes a

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22 Apr 2021

Shelby Mustang Super Snake Down Under

Shelby American has tweaked the Super Snake Mustang for 2021 and added a slick new Speedster option. If the standard 5.0-litre V8 Mustang GT isn’t enough, there’s always the Shelby Mustang. And if the Shelby Mustang isn’t enough, there’s the Shelby Mustang Super Snake. Shelby American have released details on

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22 Apr 2021

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Upgraded

More standard tech, new design elements and increased pricing define mid-life upgrade. Volkswagen’s upgraded Tiguan SUV has arrived in Australia in 110TSI form, with upgraded 162TSI, 132TSI and 147TDI engine variants to follow soon. When it was announced in February, Volkswagen Australia described the upcoming Tiguan as a major upgrade,

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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

Hipster hot spot Australia’s busiest for EV charging

Melbourne suburb Brunswick lays claim to having the most used electric car charging station in Australia. There’s a lot of buzzing around hipster-hotspot Brunswick – and not much louder, it seems – with Moreland Council saying that it’s Australia’s busiest municipality for electric vehicle charging and that the newest EV

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15 Apr 2021

In Detail: 2021 Subaru Outback Range

More power and torque, enhanced safety tech and mild styling makeover define the 2021 Outback. Following its announcement back in January, the sixth-generation Subaru Outback has arrived, bringing improvements to the engine and transmission, a stronger and lighter chassis, increased towing capacity, improved centre console display and more safety technology.

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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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09 Apr 2021

How Albert Park is changing to make F1 better

Two corners removed and seven others modified in biggest change to Melbourne street circuit since 1996. Melbourne’s Albert Park Formula 1 circuit is undergoing a major makeover ahead of the return of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix later this year. In what’s been described as the biggest change to

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09 Apr 2021

Incredible Aussie and American Muscle Car Auction

An original Holden HK Monaro, Ford XYs, and a Shelby GT 500 are just some of the vehicles going under the hammer in April when Slattery Auctions Perth begins taking bids. Update: Last chance to get a bid in as the auction ends this April 12th. The lot of cars

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