Car News

Mercedes-Benz A-class and B-class fuse box recall

August 4, 2015

ACCC oversees another recall of Mercedes-Benz A and B-Class cars. Fresh from a recent recall over a potentially serious drive-shaft issue, Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class vehicles are now being recalled…

Lexus RC 200t confirmed for Australia

August 3, 2015

Lexus RC range to boast turbocharged Lexus RC 200t. The Lexus RC 350 and Lexus RC F are set to be joined by a turbocharged variant by the end of…

Toyota Fortuner cabin revealed

August 3, 2015

New Toyota Fortuner SUV promises comfy cabin. It might be based on the new Toyota HiLux but Toyota say their new Toyota Fortuner SUV will offer Australian families a fitting…

2016 Mitsubishi Challenger debuts

August 1, 2015

New third-generation Mitsubishi Challenger unveiled. Australian Mitsubishi dealerships will soon have an all-new version of the Mitsubishi Challenger SUV on offer. The new third-generation Mitsubishi Challenger was officially unveiled in…

Hyundai Tucson goes on sale

July 31, 2015

The New Hyundai Tucson in dealerships around Australia. Hyundai’s new Tucson SUV will be available nationwide from tomorrow August 1. Replacing the Hyundai ix35, the slightly longer and wider 2015…

Ford Ranger Bull Bar Recall

July 31, 2015

Issue with mounting bolts on Ford Ranger genuine bull bar. Owners of the current series Ford Ranger who opted to have a Ford Genuine Accessory Steel Bull Bar fitted to…

Vehicles of today prove they can go the distance

July 30, 2015

Study finds car owners are keeping their modern cars longer. Gone are the days where cars were solid and built to last or bumper bars did the job they were…

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2013 Jaguar XF Review

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Chris Miller road tests and reviews the 2013 Jaguar XF. The new entry-level variant we tested was silky smooth, the big Jag just glides around town with the minimum of…

2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited. The new Jeep Cherokee is here and in recent weeks I’ve had a drive of the entry-level four-cylinder/2WD Sport…

2012 Nissan X-TRAIL diesel Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Nissan X-TRAIL diesel. After a few years on the edge of the wilderness Nissan Australia now seems to be surging ahead. Sales…

2012 Hyundai i30 diesel Review

November 18, 2012

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Hyundai i30 diesel. Over the past two weeks I’ve had the chance to check out firstly the petrol and now the diesel version of…

2015 Peugeot 308 GT Diesel Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Peugeot 308 GT. There’s no questioning that the king of the ‘hot hatch’ bunch is the Volkswagen Golf GTI. I’m pleased to say…

2013 HSV Clubsport R8 Review

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Chris Miller road tests and reviews the 2013 HSV Clubsport R8. In the same way the new VF Commodore has raised the bar to a new level for garden variety…

2014 Kia Optima Review

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Garry Fabian road tests and reviews the 2014 Kia Optima. Kia has come a long way from the early models they offered a couple of decades ago and now has…