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Volkswagen Golf

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTi Performance Review and First Drive

Volkswagen Australia has completed the Golf GTi line-up with the addition of the Volkswagen Golf GTi Performance hatchback launched this week. Local pricing for the Golf GTi Performance is: ...
Lexus CT 200h. Hybrid

Lexus CT 200h Review and First Drive

‘Encore’ is the acclaimed Lexus ownership pampering package which rival German brands hate. Lexus has just facelifted its entry-level CT 200h hybrid compact hatchback and guess what? From ...
Nissan X-Trail

2014 Nissan X-TRAIL Review and First Drive

Nissan’s all-new X-TRAIL is now on-sale and it’s all change for the popular mid-size SUV. There’s a totally new look, available seven seats and heaps of extra technology on offer ...

2014 BMW M135i Review and Road Test

The five year course of the first generation BMW's 1 Series saw the introduction of three impressive hot hatches. The first was the 130i, an old-school rear-drive sports car, but with a ...
Peugeot 5008

Peugeot 5008 Review and Road Test

Good news for Peugeot, the seven-seat 5008 has survived the ultimate test – a family weekend road trip. Good news  from Peugeot, the excellent 5008 (petrol model) we tested is priced at ...
Subaru WRX

2014 Subaru WRX Review and First Drive

Subaru WRX fans the news is all good – the all-new model is here with better looks, a better drive, six-speed manual transmission and more grunt. And for the first time in a decade there’...
Skoda Octavia

2014 Skoda Octavia RS First Drive and Review

Only a few short months after the arrival of the new Skoda Octavia, Skoda Australia has launched the all-new more powerful and larger Skoda Octavia RS (Rally Sport) downunder.  Skoda ...
Volkswagen Golf

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review and First Drive

The trophy case at Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg, Germany head office saw plenty of action last year. When a new generation Golf is launched, ‘Car Of The Year’ awards flow freely…...
Toyota Kluger

2014 Toyota Kluger Review and First Drive

Toyota Australia has launched the all-new Toyota Kluger in Australia this week.  No longer sourced from Japan the third generation Toyota Kluger is now built and shipped from Indiana, USA.  ...
Citroen DS3

Citroen DS3 Cabrio Review and Road Test

Trust the French. Only our Gallic mates could transform the already elegant Citroen DS3 three-door hatchback and turn it into ridiculously chic DS3 Cabrio. Well the Italians down at Fiat do the ...