TVR
03 Jul 2015

TVR taking orders for new car

Famed British sportscar maker TVR is back, and taking deposits for a new car. The British mass-production car manufacturers were killed by poor management, stiff overseas competition and unions.  But the niche manufacturers live on, particuarly in the racing and sportscar world.   Britian is the centre of the world for

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Toyota passes on LCT savings to consumers
02 Jul 2015

Toyota passes on LCT savings to consumers

Toyota has announced today that it is reducing the price of some of its vehicles affected by the recent LCT threshold increase.

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The new BMW M4 Coupe
02 Jul 2015

BMW and Audi to pass on LCT concessions

The Luxury Car Tax (LCT) is now $63,184, up from $61,884.  This means small savings for expensive cars. The LCT is included in the price of cars that cost more than the LCT limit.  As the limit is now raised to $63,184, then that means cars more expensive than that

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02 Jul 2015

Mitsubishi to bring smartphone integration to Australia in 2015 with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Carmakers have been improving infotainment units almost month by month, and now the next logical step is here. UPDATE: we have now tested this system in a 2016 Pajero. Mitsubishi will update the Pajero later on this year for 2016, and it will have SDA, or Smartphone Display Audio for

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01 Jul 2015

2015 Nissan Patrol Y62 V8 – huge price cut, changes to trim grades

Nissan have improved the value of the Y62 Patrol for 2015. Nissan have slashed over $20,000 off the price of the Y62 Patrol, and at the same time made a few changes to offer even better value.  The entry price is now $12,700 cheaper than before, and that’s with the

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2015 Subaru BRZ tS
30 Jun 2015

2015 Subaru BRZ tS by STI revealed

The 2015 Subaru BRZ tS by Subaru Tecnica International has been revealed today, but the bad news it’s only for Japan. Still worth a gawp, though.

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30 Jun 2015

How to prevent shoulder straps loosening on the Maxi-Cosi A2 Euro Convertible car seat

Dorel Australia has released a video demonstrating how to prevent the shoulder straps loosening on its recalled Maxi-Cosi A2 Euro Convertible car seat.

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30 Jun 2015

First look at the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson (replacing the ix35) has been revealed in the uk, it launches in Australia later this year.

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29 Jun 2015

New Audi A4 sedan and wagon

Audi’s next A4 will be lighter, technologically advanced and here in 2016. The new Audi A4 continues a welcome trend by being lighter than its predecessor, in this case by about 120kg, even though it is slightly larger.  It is also more slippery, reducing drag and that combined with new

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29 Jun 2015

New fastest ever MINI Cooper on sale next month

A new MINI John Cooper Works will be coming to Australia in July.  MINI are determined to leave no niche without a vehicle, and the latest development is a new top-end model, the John Cooper Works (JCW).  Prices will start from $47,400 plus onroads  for the manual form or $49,950 with

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