Road test

Sat 15 Dec 2018

The Mercedes-Benz CLS has sexy silhouette with a savage six

The Mercedes-Benz CLS has sexy silhouette with a savage six

The Mercedes-Benz CLS450 is a blend of coupe and saloon offers classic modern lines combined with a tech-savvy six-cylinder.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

New flagship Audi Q8 review: The new Kardashian of cars

New flagship Audi Q8 review: The new Kardashian of cars

IT WAS the rear end that launched a thousand opinions. The big luxury coupe SUV genre was supposed to be a niche vehicle — it proved to far more popular.

New Ford Focus review: Small brings Euro flair to Australia

New Ford Focus review: Small brings Euro flair to Australia

THE Blue Oval hatches a plan to take on the might of the German and South Korean small car monopoly in Australia.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

G63 makes no sense but over-the-top machine is loveable

G63 makes no sense but over-the-top machine is loveable

DESPITE being Mercedes-Benz’s most expensive and over-the-top SUV the order books are full. And this is why.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

ROAD TEST: What it's like to drive Porsche’s 'bargain' car

ROAD TEST: What it's like to drive Porsche’s 'bargain' car

AUSTRALIAN customers are treated to more power in Porsche’s cheapest vehicle than European customers because of this one key ingredient.

Want to save money on a Golf GTI? Get its smaller sibling

Want to save money on a Golf GTI? Get its smaller sibling

The VW Polo GTI hot hatch, at $31K, gives maximum pleasure for minimal money.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

Electric cars? Too expensive. Range anxiety. No charging infrastructure. They look daft. With the launch of Hyundai’s purely electric Ioniq, such arguments are...

Toyota HiLux Rogue: Tough truck’s family test

Toyota HiLux Rogue: Tough truck’s family test

Toyota’s cashing in on HiLux being our best-seller, revealing the street-tough Rogue edition.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Cut-price Mercedes performer nudges into hot-hatch territory

Cut-price Mercedes performer nudges into hot-hatch territory

MERCEDES A250 4Matic at $50K has ample performance and is a brilliant all-rounder.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

New Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mounts big challenge to Tesla

New Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mounts big challenge to Tesla

NEW all-electric SUV is the first in a long line of challengers to Tesla’s crown due to arrive in the few years.

ROAD TESTS: SsangYong's Musso ute, Tivoli and Rexton SUVs

ROAD TESTS: SsangYong's Musso ute, Tivoli and Rexton SUVs

SsangYong has made a return to the Australian market and has launched un Musso dual-cab ute, as well as the Tivoli and Rexton SUVs.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V VTi-LX is a great all-round SUV

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V VTi-LX is a great all-round SUV

THIS often overlooked family SUV does not do much wrong, but if you value this one ingredient then look elsewhere.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

Baby Benz feels more like a luxury limousine inside

Baby Benz feels more like a luxury limousine inside

Mercedes makes you wonder...prestige motoring life looks more like a stairway to heaven in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class A200.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

ROAD TEST: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gains family adoption

ROAD TEST: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gains family adoption

It's amazing how many weekly trips of less than 50km are covered by the SUV's electric power. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has impressed on a family test.

Mon 26 Nov 2018

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai Ti a poster boy for modern SUVs

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai Ti a poster boy for modern SUVs

NISSAN’s spritely little SUV plays a balancing act between mid- and small-sized SUVs.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

New Audi A1 Sportback review: City car bulks up

New Audi A1 Sportback review: City car bulks up

THE new pint-sized hatch is bigger and more grown up than the car it replaces, but is it necessarily better?

Wed 21 Nov 2018

TESTED: Check out the radical 2019 model Toyota RAV4

TESTED: Check out the radical 2019 model Toyota RAV4

USUALLY vanilla family SUV spices up its image with sporty design and driving dynamics, but there’s a bigger addition under the bonnet.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Top-spec medium sedans, a lacklustre segment, pack safety gear, comfort items and brisk performance

Sat 17 Nov 2018

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

Packed with the latest safety kit and as well as high-end Nappa leather-covered seats, the Nissan Qashqai Ti grade starts from $37,990 plus on-roads.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

IT has a European badge and a premium design but comes with a bargain basement price. Here’s why the Renault Koleos is one of the most under-rated SUVs.

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