Car News

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 the year with Lexus today…

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 interior. The cabin of the…

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 Thailand today and, as the…

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 Hyundai Tucson contains new features…

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 their vehicle will be asked…

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 meant to do but it…

Porsche experiences amazing 2015

July 30, 2015

Porsche gets it all right in 2015 as global sales and profits soar. After years of respectable but moderate sales demand for Porsche vehicles globally has suddenly taken off in 2015. As already reported most…

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2015 Volvo V40 D4 Review

March 28, 2015

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Volvo V40 D4. Volvo continues on its quest to shrug off the old and stodgy reputation with a range of cars in 2015 that combine safety, clever design…

2015 Ford Mondeo Ambiente Review

June 15, 2015

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the entry-level Ford Mondeo. After getting a look at the flagship Ford Mondeo Titanium last week I take things down a notch here with the entry-level Ford Mondeo Ambiente….

2012 Toyota Yaris Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Toyota Yaris. If you’re in the market for a small hatch and have a budget of around $20,000 you certainly have a plethora of choice. Every major…

2014 Jeep Cherokee Longitude Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2014 Jeep Cherokee. One thing I firmly believe in with cars is that you never buy the first series of a new model. The Jeep Cherokee, which has…

2014 Ford EcoSport Titanium Review

June 10, 2014

Simon Lai road tests and reviews the 2014 Ford EcoSport. Our expectations of the Ford EcoSport Titanium were high especially after having reviewed Ford’s other impressive offerings of the Kuga, Focus, Ranger and Fiesta. But…

2014 Toyota Corolla ZR sedan Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Toyota Corolla ZR sedan. Given the long track record of small car domination, it’s no surprise the current generation Toyota Corolla also hits the mark. Things are a…

2011 Toyota Rukus Review

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Joel Helmes drives and reviews the Toyota Rukus. Huey Lewis famously sang “It’s hip to be square” but I’m not sure that the Rukus is as hip as it is square. That’s not to say…