15 Feb 2021

2021 Mazda MX-5 GT RS Review

Our independent 2021 Mazda MX-5 review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. The Mazda MX-5 has been updated for 2021 with two new track-focused MX-5 GT RS models the highlight of the updated range. Offered in both soft-top roadster and also retractable fastback (RF)

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26 Oct 2020

2021 Lexus LC500 Convertible review

The Lexus LC is without doubt one of the most striking looking – and strikingly beautiful – cars on the road. Straight from science fiction, it’s a car that is always a welcome if rare sight on our roads. Released in 2017 and offered in both V8 and hybrid form,

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24 Sep 2020

Peugeot’s new 508 Sport Engineered debuts

Peugeot introduces a new performance sub-brand and hot new 508 performance duo. French brand Peugeot has revealed an all-new performance drivetrain – it’s most powerful for a production car – and an all-new performance brand. Peugeot Sport Engineered, the equivalent to AMG, M and the like, will debut with the

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16 Sep 2020

New twin-turbo manual Nissan Z revealed!

What might be the last Nissan Z is a throwback to every famous Z car since the original 240Z. Nissan has officially revealed the new Z, or 400Z, or Fairlady Z, or whatever it will be officially called. For now, it’s known as Z Proto. While not a final production

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11 Sep 2020

Update: Hear the new Nissan 400Z, manual confirmed

Rear lights, headlights, design influence and drivetrain details – here is everything about the new Z that Nissan is showing us. Nissan 400z starts up and confirms manual Nissan has confirmed the new 400Z will have a manual transmission. We can also hear it for the first time. Nissan 400Z

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19 Aug 2020

Porsche 911 ‘1965 Reimagined’ an Australian exclusive

Two very limited Porsche 911 Carrera S editions arrive in Australia as a local 1965 tribute. The things you might do if you had plenty of money and a love of cars both old and new is to customise your very own Porsche 911 through the special Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur

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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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02 Oct 2019

Hyundai i30 N race car “could be brought to production”

Hyundai Australia has developed a more potent i30 N prototype that might well be sold as a road car.

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06 Sep 2019

Toyota Supra 2019 Review

BMW DNA in a swoopy Toyota sports car shell marks the revival of one of Toyota’s most legendary sports cars, the Supra.

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15 Feb 2017

The evolution of a car enthusiast

Modified street cars to offroad 4WDs – how did I end up here or, the evolution of a car enthusiast.

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14 Nov 2016

Marketing, physics and busting the 50:50 weight balance myth

Mazda, BMW, Jaguar and others like to talk about the ‘perfect’ 50:50 weight distribution. You shouldn’t believe them.

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Toyota 86
25 Oct 2016

What driving a sports car has taught me

After driving a series of very sensible cars, columnist Jane Speechley shares what she’s learned since stepping behind the wheel of the spirited and nimble Toyota 86.

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2017 Abarth 124 Spider
17 Sep 2016

2017 Abarth 124 Spider performance details confirmed for Australia

The performance details have been revealed for the 2017 Abarth 124 Spider ahead of its arrival Down Under in October.

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30 Aug 2016

Reader help: Toyota 4WD third row and a 2004 Honda Accord…

Third-row seats in the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series and an old Honda Accord Euro… we’re here to answer any questions on cars you can think of!

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Hennessey Venom GT Spyder is the world's fastest convertible
12 Apr 2016

427.4km/h Hennessey Venom GT Spyder is the fastest convertible in the world

The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder has set a new world speed record for open-top sports cars by hitting 427.4km/h…

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