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06 Dec 2020

2020 Toyota GR Yaris review

It has been a year full of unlikely and hugely unwelcome events. Into all of this has been thrust a few shining lights – a hilarious US election, the new iPhone, and a rally car for the road from Toyota. Wait, what? Yep. Toyota’s all-new, excellent-but-expensive Yaris has an evil twin,

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03 Dec 2020

Hyundai’s new E-GMP electric platform detailed

Hyundai has revealed its new E-GMP electric car architecture in full, which will underpin a bevy of new electric cars by 2025. Hyundai Motor Group has officially shown its new ‘E-GMP’ electric vehicle platform architecture that will underpin future EV models. The dedicated platform is planned to support at least

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24 Nov 2020

1970 Skoda 110 R – Feature

Fifty years ago, Skoda presented a hot little number in the 110 R coupe. Of all the European automotive marques that have attempted to crack the Australian market in the new millennium, Skoda’s arguably been the only one to make a real success of it. Given the fact they’re fairly

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16 Oct 2020

2021 Audi RS Q8 review

Our independent 2020 Audi RS Q8 review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Meet the new king of Audi Sport. Up until now the hero of the four-ring brand’s performance range was arguably the RS6 Avant. The go-fast wagon has taken on a cult

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08 Oct 2020

2020 Audi S8 review

Our 2020 Audi S8 luxury sedan review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Effortless. It’s the perfect descriptor for the new Audi S8. Powered by a twin-turbocharged V8 displacing 4.0 litres, the S8 is endowed with 420kW at 6000rpm and 800Nm from 2000-4500rpm, and

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21 Sep 2020

Toyota’s new dynamic GR white goods

Forget everything you thought about Toyota because the Japanese brand has re-discovered its motorsport heritage in showroom style. While we’re only just getting ready for the all-new Yaris GR to be upon us November this year, Toyota is now beginning to bring its all-new supercar (yes, a Ferrari-beating weapon) to

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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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28 Apr 2020

Rear drive, manual transmission cars on sale in Australia

Five years ago we thought this list would shrink rapidly, but the number of rear-wheel drive sports cars with manual transmissions available in Australia remains healthy. IN ABOUT the mid-2010s, when manufacturers started culling manual ‘boxes from mainstream model lineups, motoring media were unsure that manual sports cars would last

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Peugeot 208 ECOTY winner
03 Mar 2020

New Peugeot 208 beats Tesla Model 3 to win ECOTY

The French brand’s latest 208 hatch pips rivals like the Porsche Taycan and new Ford Puma to European Car of the Year award. PEUGEOT HAS claimed its sixth European Car of the Year award with the new 2020 Peugeot 208. Unconfirmed yet for Australia but likely to land here later

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24 Feb 2020

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M pricing announced

BMW’s new X5 M and X6 M rivals for the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and Porsche Cayenne Turbo are soon to arrive in Australia. BMW AUSTRALIA HAS announced pricing and specifications for its brutish Bavarian duo the X5 M and X6 M, which will land in showrooms this May carrying

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Audi S4 Avant in Australia side profile 83%
31 Jan 2020

Fast Wagon: 2020 Audi S4 Avant review

2020 Audi S4 Avant Review With Price, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Interior, Ownership, Verdict And Score.

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2020 Nissan GT-R Australia review 74%
24 Jan 2020

2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary review

Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Review 2020 With Price, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Interior, Ownership, Verdict And Score.

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Alfa Romeo stelvio q street 82%
21 Jan 2020

2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Q review

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Q Review 2020 With Price, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Interior, Ownership, Verdict And Score.

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Hyundai i30 N brakes
16 Jan 2020

Why are the Hyundai i30N’s brakes so good?

Brakes are the most important upgrade if you want to track a roadcar, but Hyundai’s done the job for you on the i30N.

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Hyundai i30 N racing track warranty
17 Dec 2019

Hyundai i30 N: sports car vs motorsports car vs racing car

Robert Pepper has recently track-tested the Hyundai i30 N and surmises that it’s not purely a sportscar, but a motorsports car built for track days.

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