26 Jul 2016

Automatic vs Manual: what should the enthusiast choose?

As automatics, DSGs and CVTs get smarter is there still a place for the manual gearbox in sportscars? We grabbed two WRXs, one manual and the other with a CVT, to find out.

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Jaguar F-Pace review 85%
19 Jul 2016

2016 Jaguar F-Pace review

Isaac Bober’s launch-based 2016 Jaguar F-Pace review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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09 Jul 2016

2016 Suzuki Swift Sport review

Robert Pepper’s 2016 Suzuki Swift Sport review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and rating.

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29 Jun 2016

LandCruiser 70 Series to get stability control, traction control and more later this year: UPDATED

The much-loved Toyota 70 Series will have its life prolonged with a suite of modern electronic driving aids. Toyota previously announced the 70 would get some safety upgrades, and now they have been more specific. All the 70 variants – single and double cab utes, the wagon and troop carrier

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renault alaskan ute leaked online
29 Jun 2016

Renault Alaskan ute leaked ahead of official reveal

The Internet has struck again with a leaked image of the Renault Alaskan ute making its way onto the web overnight.

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ANCAP Mazda MX-5 pedestrian
07 Jun 2016

New Mazda MX-5 ND scores a 5-star ANCAP rating and best-ever pedestrian rating

Mazda’s fourth-generation MX-5 is the first to score a 5-star safety rating and the highest pedestrian rating for a vehicle tested in Australia…

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27 Apr 2016

Revised 2017 Holden Colorado teased

The refreshed 2017 Holden Colorado has been teased in Brazil overnight. It’ll be here later this year. Should you wait?

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09 Apr 2016

A visit to Motorexpo 2016

Motorexpo 2016 is a mixed show for people that enjoy cars, boats and bikes. It’s on in Melbourne right now and we went and had a look around.

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Mercedes-AMG E43 revealed
12 Mar 2016

295kW 2017 Mercedes-AMG E 43 revealed

Following the reveal of the new E-Class at Geneva last week, the Mercedes-AMG E 43 has broken cover boasting 295kW and 520Nm.

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25 Feb 2016

2016 HAVAL H9 review

Robert Pepper’s 2016 HAVAL H9 review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and rating.

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23 Feb 2016

Reader help: what can replace my Land Rover Discovery?

A reader isn’t sure what else could match his Land Rover Discovery… Ford Everest? We offer some advice.

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19 Feb 2016

Should you care about the changes to the personal car import laws?

Changes to car import laws will come into play in 2018 , but despite the automotive industry’s hue and cry most car buyers won’t care.

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External airbag
16 Feb 2016

External airbags reduce side-impact collision force by 30%

Pedestrian airbags are now a reality and it’s looking likely external airbags will be developed to deploy moments before a side-impact collision to keep occupants safer.

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11 Feb 2016

Government announces major changes to car import laws – more choice, but more risk?

The Government has announced significant changes to the Motor Vehicle Standards Act allowing the personal import of up to 30,000 new vehicles a year. But not everyone is happy.

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05 Feb 2016

Mazda MX-5 vs Toyota 86 vs Ford Mustang

The MX-5, Toyota 86 and Ford Mustang are all rear-drive sportscars you don’t need, but want. So, Which one should you choose?

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