08 Sep 2020

Help me: Kia Seltos, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross or MG/Haval?

Question: I’m looking at a medium suv with all the bells & whistles in safety, like all the sensors. I have been looking at the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Exceed and Kia Seltos Sports Plus among others & I don’t know which to buy. Thought I might look at the Haval

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08 Sep 2020

Mazda confirms CX-30 Turbo

Yes, there will be a powerful turbo version of the CX-30, and no, we don’t know the fate for right-hand drive.  Mazda will produce a CX-30 Turbo model and it will be revealed in just over one week, according to Mazda Mexico. Announced by President of Mazda Mexico operations, Miguel

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08 Sep 2020

All-new MG ‘Aviator’ SUV revealed

Chinese-owned MG expands SUV lineup with a new compact model. MG has unveiled an all-new SUV model in its home market China, badged the MG Linghang natively, or MG Aviator or Pilot when translated. It might very well be available in external markets as something like the MG LS. The

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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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07 Sep 2020

Ineos Grenadier debuts alongside original Land Rover, G Wagen, Toyota FJ

First public looks at the new Ineos Grenadier, a tough four-wheel drive destined for Australia. The rugged new Ineos Grenadier 4×4 has made its first public debut, set alongside an original Mercedes G-Wagen, Land Series I, Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40, and Willys Jeep at London’s Concours of Elegance. All are

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04 Sep 2020

Car safety technology problems

How do we safely introduce a barrage of safety technology from many different suppliers into cars that can travel at 110km/h? It’s terrific that we have high automotive safety standards in Australia and features such as ABS and electronic stability control are mandatory in vehicles that are being sold to

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03 Sep 2020

Subaru confirms Liberty axed in Australia

Subaru will not make the new generation Liberty available to Australia. The iconic nameplate which has a local fan following throughout its 31 years on sale in Australia has been discontinued. Not that we can really blame Subaru Australia for this one, because it is new car buyers with SUV

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03 Sep 2020

Big, big changes for next year’s Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai isn’t wasting time doing all it can to be number one. It costs a lot of money to make a minor change on a vehicle and so the extreme makeover for the fourth-generation Tucson signals the fierce determination and resources Hyundai is dedicating to topple top-selling Japanese SUVs like

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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

New-look Hyundai Kona and Kona N-Line revealed

Subtle yet significant, the MY21 Kona facelift elevates Hyundai’s small SUV and brings a hot-looking option. Hyundai has officially revealed the rather heavily facelifted Kona for 2021, including an all-new Kona N-Line model. At the front, the squinty face now looks more cohesive with a shapely new grille completing the

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02 Sep 2020

Race-ready Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport hits the track

Want to go racing? Porsche’s new GT4 Clubsport is now landing into the hands of enthusiastic racers. Porsche Australia’s first race-ready GT4 Clubsport has been delivered to a customer who knows more than a thing or two about the German marque’s performance cars. Dr. Mansoor Parker was given the keys

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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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01 Sep 2020

Nissan Australia reveals Z Prototype teaser video

Teasers begin building for the new Nissan Z sports coupe. Is it on for Australia? Nissan Australia has released a video teaser of the soon-to-be-unveiled ‘400Z’ Prototype, which will no doubt undergo plenty of public testing ahead of the official model’s launch. While the car isn’t yet shown, a shadowy

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31 Aug 2020

New Mazda BT-50 arriving with over 100 accessories

In just over one month, Mazda’s new BT-50 will roll onto showroom floors with a huge selection of accessories available. Mazda will launch its new BT-50 ute in October with over 100 accessories available from Mazda dealers nationally. That’s almost double the over-50 accessories available for the Isuzu D-max, which

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31 Aug 2020

Jeep Grand Wagoneer unveil is this week

Another all-new model is soon to roll out from the big US carmaker, Jeep. Jeep is building anticipation for the return of the Wagoneer nameplate, teasing images of the all-new model before it’s official debut. We now have two more images, a birdseye view showing the seven-seater’s size and a

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