27 May 2014

2015 Subaru WRX CVT review

The Subaru WRX is better than ever … when you go for the CVT model. Forget the manual, as this CVT version will out-drive it and plenty of other more expensive performance cars. The king is back.

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the new range rover
23 May 2014

Range Rover First Drive Review

This is easily the best Range Rover since the release of the first one back in June 1970 which changed the world of 4WDs forever. It’s more comfortable than just about any other luxury car on the road and more capable than just about anything else off it.

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the skoda octavia rs
23 May 2014

2014 Skoda Octavia RS First Drive Review

Rather than try and compete with the Volkswagen Golf GTI, the Skoda Octavia RS gets most of that cars best bits, is only a smidgen slower than it, is a lot cheaper, and offers a lot more room for a family.

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The Skoda Octavia Elegance 110TDI
20 May 2014

Skoda Octavia 110TDI review

The new third-generation Skoda Octavia is bigger than its predecessor and just as practical as ever with a range of engines to suit all tastes.

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subaru wrx driving
09 May 2014

2015 Subaru WRX CVT review

The 2015 Subaru WRX Premium offers a more refined, mature and slightly roomier cabin, and the firmer suspension and vice-like grip put this new car a leap-ahead of its predecessor.

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the Kia pro_cee'd GT
06 May 2014

2014 Kia pro_cee’d GT review

Kia’s first toe in the water of performance hatches is a good one. The brand has rightly avoided comparing it with more aggressive competitors, like the Ford Focus ST, but it’s got enough grunt and go to be fun, and the price is hard to beat.

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The new 2014 Kia Optima SLi review
25 Apr 2014

2014 Kia Optima Review

2014 Kia Optima adds styling tweaks and added safety features to the top-spec Optima Platinum. Pricing is up slightly across the range.

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This is the new WRX STi
17 Apr 2014

2015 Subaru WRX STi Review

Subaru has created an exciting all-wheel drive giant killer that doubles as a sedate family car and a track-ready terror. But does it deliver true sportscar fun?

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The new Subaru Outback
11 Apr 2014

2014 Subaru Outback Review

Subaru has added some plastic cladding and underbody protection to the Outback to make a practical car a little tougher looking and a little more practical for those living in the bush.

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The new Hyundai Elantra Premium
08 Apr 2014

2014 Hyundai Elantra Review

The i30 hatchback and the Elantra sedan might be from the same family just with different names, but a slight styling tweak and improvements to ride and handling give it a character all of its own.

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The Honda Accord
27 Mar 2014

Honda Accord VTi Review

The Accord is a well-built, stylish car, affordable at the entry level but becoming pricey at the top end. It is more luxurious, more comfortable and more refined than the car it replaces, but we still prefer the better-resolved Accord Euro.

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26 Mar 2014

2014 Holden Malibu CDX Review

Paul Murrell’s 2014 Holden Malibu CDX review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and rating.

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The Mazda6 looks good and is good to drive
13 Mar 2014

Mazda6 Review

When Mazda gets things right, it really hits the nail on the head. The Mazda3 dominates its category; the Mazda2 is right up there with the leaders in the tiddler class and the Mazda6 keeps the flag waving in the highly competitive mid-size category.

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Toyota is hoping the new Corolla will help it maintain the spot of best-selling car in Australia
11 Mar 2014

2014 Toyota Corolla Sedan Review

The Corolla became Australia’s best selling car in 2013, the first Toyota to achieve such a record, and the company is hoping the new one will retain the crown.

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The Volkswagen Golf Wagon is more practical than the Golf hatchback if not quite as attractive
07 Mar 2014

2014 Volkswagen Golf Wagon Review

The Volkswagen Golf Wagon range starts with the 90TSI, steps up to the 103TSI and tops out with a diesel variant. For our money, we’d go for the 90TSI because it’s almost impossible to feel the extra 13kW from the larger engine.

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