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30 Jul 2020

2020 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X X20 Astina review

Our full review and technical breakdown on the all-new 2020 Mazda3 Skyactiv-X. Mazda’s world-first Skyactiv-X engine has finally arrived in Australia, bringing a second 2.0-litre petrol option into the Mazda 3 lineup (and soon the CX-30 SUV). As far as excitement factor goes for car nerds and the mechanically interested,

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21 Jul 2020

Living with the 2020 Nissan Leaf

We’re testing the new Nissan Leaf for six months and not just running about the city. We’ll be driving it up and down hills every day, running heating and mod cons full blast through winter and driving long trips…Hopefully our extension cord is long enough if we run out of

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20 Jul 2020

2020 Lexus RX 350L Sports Luxury review

2020 Lexus RX 350L Sports Luxury review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Lexus’ popular prestige family SUV has received key updates this year to safety and technology, and on test we have the stretched RX 350L Sports Luxury. Based on the Toyota Kluger

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17 Jul 2020

2020 MINI Electric review

The Mini Electric First Edition has arrived in Australia, here’s our first-drive review. Not only is Australia beginning to see a proliferation of electric cars land on its shores, but there are also now quite a few priced in the ‘affordable EV’ price point around $50,000. That’s cars like the

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07 Jul 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Express SWB and LWB review

2020 Mitsubishi Express SWB and LWB review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. We were excited on hearing news that Mitsubishi’s Express van nameplate was re-entering the market after a seven-year hiatus. But it’s not quite the Japanese load mover we envision. Rather, it’s

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02 Jul 2020

2020 MG HS review

2020 MG HS Essence review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. MG, a British car maker once famed for sports cars and now a Chinese-owned brand making SUVs. It’s obvious the times have changed and volume sales in the SUV class are key to

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25 Jun 2020

Volkswagen’s modern Kombi sells out in Australia

Cashed up boomer hippies buy up the full allocation of modern Kombi’s. VW’s modern Kombi inspired campervan has sold out in Australia the same day it went on sale. Undeterred by the online-only buying system, customers digitally lined up to exhaust the full allocation of 30 VW California Beach limited

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19 Jun 2020

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon review Australia

Finally, the all-new Jeep Gladiator arrives in Australia. Here is our first-drive review of the Rubicon. THE GOOD:  Uncompromised off-road ability, good on-road composure and comfort, nails the adventurous fit-for-purpose brief. THE BAD: No diesel option, a more affordable entry model would be welcome. IN A NUTSHELL: Sure, it isn’t

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ST-L grade 79%
18 Jun 2020

2020 Nissan Juke Review and Video

The new Juke is ready to duke with the best. IN A NUTSHELL: The new Juke looks as distinctive as the original. But it’s a way better car. The old one was cramped and rough, while the new generation Juke is class-competitive for space and refinement. The cabin design and

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16 Jun 2020

New 2021 Nissan X-Trail revealed

Say hello to the next-generation Nissan X-Trail. Unveiled in the US overnight, this new generation Nissan Rogue previews what we can expect from the new Nissan X-Trail in Australia. Named either Rogue or X-Trail depending on what part of the world you live in, this new model brings sweeping updates

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05 Jun 2020

2020 BMW M8 Competition review

IN A NUTSHELL: The fastest M car yet feels every bit as impressive as it should. It’s not the Porsche 911 Turbo killer BMW first said it would be, though it comes close and excels for luxury and comfort. What is it? BMW’s original 1990 8 Series coupe was the

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25 May 2020

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek review

We drive and review the 2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek, the little brother to the tough Warrior. Just how much different is it to that vehicle and the ST-X it is based on? We find out and deliver you the verdict.

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19 May 2020

2020 BMW X5 & X6 M Competition Review

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. IN A NUTSHELL: If you can’t choose between these two, we’d suggest the X5 M Competition as the better (logical) choice. But some want the exclusive look of the

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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 79%
08 May 2020

2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 review

2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is an even more muscular version of the Camaro 2SS muscle car. It adds a supercharged engine to the front that shoots considerably more power and torque to

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 australia 84%
29 Apr 2020

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ review

THE NEW Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Australia has spent barely any time on HSV (could soon be GMSV) dealer floors, but we were itching to jump into one and give it a good test both on and off the road. Read on for our full on-road and off-road assessment. IN

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