Car News

Top safety score for 2016 Audi Q7

September 4, 2015

Euro NCAP gives Audi Q7 SUV top safety score. The model has been a runaway success in Australia and now local buyers can feel reassured that their new 2016 Audi…

New Hyundai Sonata recalled over brake fault

September 4, 2015

Thousands of Hyundai Sonata vehicles recalled over brake system fault. Australian motorists who have chosen a new Hyundai Sonata over the past year are facing a return trip to their…

800,000 car sales milestone for Subaru Australia

September 3, 2015

Subaru surpasses 800,000 local sales in August. Subaru Australia has popped the champagne corks to mark the delivery of the 800,000th Subaru vehicle in Australia. 42 years after the Japanese…

Infiniti sets global sales record in August

September 3, 2015

16,900 Infiniti vehicles sold in August for new record. Faced with a big challenge – taking sales away from established sport/luxury brands BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and the like, Infiniti is…

Citroen to show convertible C4 Cactus

September 3, 2015

Funky new open-top Citroen C4 Cactus concept revealed. OK, it’s only a concept at this stage, but given the unique quality of the forthcoming Citroen C4 Cactus you get the…

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2014 BMW X5 30d Review

April 21, 2014

Joel Helmes reviews the 2014 BMW X5 30d. The BMW X range has been a tremendous success and the previous model X5 found more than its fair share of Australian…

2013 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Progression Review

December 2, 2013

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. The Alfa Romeo brand in Australia remains a bit of an ‘enthusiasts-only’ proposition, despite prices being much more reasonable than…

2013 Toyota Prius C Review

February 11, 2013

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Toyota Prius C. After a run of somewhat disappointing drives in recent months it was refreshing to spend a week with a car…

2014 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Launch Review

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Chris Miller reviews the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer. Offered in three variants, all with unmistakable BMW style, the first ever front wheel drive BMW is a competent car sure…

2015 BMW 218i Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the BMW 218i Active Tourer. The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is here and available in three different model grades and with a choice…

2015 Hyundai i30 Review

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Simon Lai road tests and reviews the 2015 Hyundai i30. It isn’t hard to see why the 2015 Hyundai i30 was recently announced as last month’s bestselling car in Australia….

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage ES Review

April 1, 2015

Simon Lai road tests and reviews the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage ES. The Mirage is smallest vehicle in the Mitsubishi range and I was given access to the base model 2015…