Peugeot 208 ECOTY winner
03 Mar 2020

New Peugeot 208 beats Tesla Model 3 to win ECOTY

The French brand’s latest 208 hatch pips rivals like the Porsche Taycan and new Ford Puma to European Car of the Year award. PEUGEOT HAS claimed its sixth European Car of the Year award with the new 2020 Peugeot 208. Unconfirmed yet for Australia but likely to land here later

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Australia HSV Silverado 1500 Chevrolet
02 Mar 2020

The top 5 new Aussie cars to last over 300,000km

These are the top five cars on sale in Australia that are most likely to clock over 300,000km. ALTHOUGH YOU probably already knew it, if you own a Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series you own the car most likely to drive over 300,000km in its lifetime. But there are plenty of

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WRX to be manual new
27 Feb 2020

Subaru WRX manual to live on in next generation

There’s a lot of rumour about what the next-generation WRX will bring, but one thing that seems certain now is that it will continue to offer stick-shift thrills. WHILE NO one beyond the walls of Subaru can confirm what new drivetrain the next-generation Subaru WRX will really house, we can

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Australia's Land Rover DEfender 90
27 Feb 2020

Land Rover’s new 297kW Defender 90 in Australia this year

Small and mighty, the Land Rover 90 SWB will hit Australian shores soon, packing a lot of grunt and features. LAND ROVER will introduce its shorter Defender 90 in next-generation guise later this year as the little brother to the 110. Arriving in October in P400 First Edition trim, it

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Holden collection australia torana pink
26 Feb 2020

Government steps in to protect Holden heritage collection from GM

The Australian Government says it has clarified with GM that Holden’s historic collection will stay in Australia, citing legal means to do so and ensuring Australians that GM is not “secretly moving stuff offshore.” As GM departs Australia after announcing it will close Holden and axe a significant proportion of

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25 Feb 2020

Australian & NZ’s exclusive Mini Sterling announced

Remembering its colonies down south, British carmaker Mini has sent 40 special limited edition Countrymans to Australia for our consumption. MINI’S CELEBRATING its British heritage, releasing in limited numbers the Mini Countryman Sterling Edition. Just 50 models will be made and are available to southern colonies, 40 in Australia, and

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Ford Ranger Raptor V8
24 Feb 2020

Cold water thrown on Ford Ranger Raptor V8 rumour

The Ford Ranger Raptor V8 isn’t coming… at least not in the way we think it is. FOLLOWING REPORTS that Ford is readying a Ranger Raptor V8, the supposed engineering firm behind the project, Melbourne-based Premcar, has dismissed the rumours. Speaking last week at Premcar’s facility in Epping where it

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2020 MY20 Mazda CX-8
24 Feb 2020

Cheaper Mazda CX-8 petrol introduced with MY20 changes

A heap of changes and additions to the 2020 Mazda CX-8 sees the price…go down. MAZDA AUSTRALIA has updated its seven-seat CX-8 family SUV, bringing improved safety, better technology, new petrol engine option, more grades, and a lower entry price. In total, the range expands from the previous three-tier diesel-only

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24 Feb 2020

Ford Focus could be on the chopping block

Not long after it axed the Mondeo, Ford says it is evaluating its other passenger car, the Focus. FORD IS KEEPING a sharp eye on its Focus small car and could axe conventional variants in the lineup as a result of Australia’s changing automotive tastes. The blue oval has confirmed

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24 Feb 2020

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M pricing announced

BMW’s new X5 M and X6 M rivals for the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and Porsche Cayenne Turbo are soon to arrive in Australia. BMW AUSTRALIA HAS announced pricing and specifications for its brutish Bavarian duo the X5 M and X6 M, which will land in showrooms this May carrying

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Ford Ranger Raptor V8 Australia
21 Feb 2020

Ford admits “desire” to create V8 Raptor and further variants

Rumours are swirling about Ford Australia producing a Ranger Raptor V8, and the local arm says it wants one in its lineup, along with other performance utes. 

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BMW ALpina B3 touring australia
18 Feb 2020

Alpina Australia confirms B3 Sedan and Touring price and spec

BMW might not have an M3 wagon but Alpina’s B3 wagon is as good as it gets, and it’s coming to Australia this year from $146k.

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Kia Sorento 2020 australia
18 Feb 2020

2020 Kia Sorento unveiled, due here in June

New seven-seat SUV to shake up the market when it launches here in June. THESE ARE THE First official images of the new Kia Sorento, confirming that the South Korean car manufacturer has indeed produced a radical restyling of its large seven-seat family SUV including a leap in interior design

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Ford vs Holden blue red
17 Feb 2020

Blue vs red: Ford says goodbye to Aussie rival Holden

Ford has said goodbye to Holden, the end to what was one of Australia’s most famous rivalries. SURE, BLUE AND RED fans agree the rivalry between Ford and Holden ended with the shuttering of local production, but today’s announcement from General Motors brings a finite end to the unique competition

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17 Feb 2020

GONE: Holden to close this year

GENERAL MOTORS WILL retire Holden in Australia, shutting the iconic Lion Brand down, closing the incredible Lang Lang providing ground which proved instrumental in the local development of Australian and imported Holden models, and shutting the local design and engineering teams. Around 600 of the 800 jobs filled at Holden

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