31 Aug 2018

2018 Mazda BT-50 GT Long-Term Update – Week 4

This week we take a closer look at the storage space inside the BT-50 GT and discover the dash plastics are incredibly easy to keep clean.

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2018 Mazda BT-50 GT Long-termer
24 Aug 2018

2018 Mazda BT-50 GT Long-Term Test – Week 3

This week we took our Mazda BT-50 GT into the bush for some rough-road work, shot a couple of videos…and had a lot of fun.

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Mazda BT-50 Infotainment unit
17 Aug 2018

2018 Mazda BT-50 Long-Term Test – Week 2

The Mazda BT-50 was recently refreshed with the entire range getting the previously XT and GT only Alpine infotainment unit. This week we take a look at the system and discuss what we do and don’t like about it.

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10 Aug 2018

2018 Mazda BT-50 Long-Term Test – Week 1

It’s an also-ran in the sales charts but is the recently refreshed 2018 Mazda BT-50 not only the best one yet, but is it one of the best dual-cab 4x4s on the market?

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Hyundai i30 SR Premium
19 Jan 2018

Hyundai i30 long-term test

The third-generation Hyundai i30 is billed as the brand’s best small car yet, so, will the SR Premium impress us over the coming months?

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03 Nov 2017

Suzuki Ignis long-term test

The Suzuki Ignis impressed us at a glance with its easy driving manners and spacious interior, but will it hold up over the coming months?

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21 Apr 2017

My Toyota 86 at 75,000km – update 10

My Toyota 86 is four years old in age, but about sixty in car years. THE AVERAGE AUSTRALIAN car mileage is around 14,000km, and my car has just ticked over 75,000km in four years. That’s over 18,000km per year, which is pretty remarkable considering I use my Ford Ranger for

Robert Pepper 7 Read More
14 Mar 2017

Offroading ute: service body, or tub and canopy?

Utes are now just as popular for offroad touring as wagons, but how best to set one up? OVER THE LAST ten years the ute has come a long way with massively improved safety, on and offroad performance as well as convenience features. Many 4WD shops now work on more

Robert Pepper 11 Read More
30 May 2016

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-S review long term

The Suzuki Vitara is a small SUV with a big history. Follow our weekly updates as we test our 2016 Vitara RT-S over the next three months.

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24 May 2016

Toyota 86 long term review – update 9 – the harness bar

Safety before speed, and how a harness bar helps. Many people think that the first modifications a car needs for the racetrack involve more power. Wrong, completely wrong. The priority for just about all roadcars – Porsche and Lotus tend to be honourable exceptions – is definitely brakes. Specifically, track/street brake

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Toyota Camry Atara SX
11 Mar 2016

Toyota Camry Atara SX review long-term

The Toyota Camry has been Australia’s best-selling medium car for 22 years. Follow our weekly updates on life with the 2016 Toyota Camry Atara SX.

Isaac Bober 5 Read More
10 Mar 2016

Toyota 86 review long term – automatic vs manual – update 8

The automatic Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ. More than just an easy drive. We continue with our occasional updates on life with a Toyota 86.

Robert Pepper 6 Read More
11 Jan 2016

Toyota 86 review long-term – update 7 – track test

The Toyota 86 is one of the few cars designed for motorsports as opposed to just look the part. Three years on, we have a verdict.

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01 Dec 2015

2015 Toyota Corolla ZR review long-term

The Toyota Corolla is undoubtedly Australia’s best-selling car. Follow our weekly updates on life with the 2015 Toyota Corolla ZR review.

Isaac Bober 6 Read More
06 Oct 2015

2015 Hyundai i30 Active Series II Diesel review long-term

The Hyundai i30 has become one of Australia’s top-selling vehicles. We’ll find the secrets of its success on our long-term test of the 2015 Hyundai i30.

Robert Pepper 18 Read More