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Road Trip: Exploring Queenstown

October 9, 2017 Rob Fraser

Fresh crisp air, snow capped mountains and an enchanting lake – sitting on our balcony it’s easy to understand why Queenstown, New Zealand is such a popular holiday destination, especially for Australians. My partner and […]

2017 Audi Q7 Review

October 5, 2017 Rob Fraser

The new generation Audi Q7 3.0L TDi QUATTRO AWD SUV we recently tested is an excellent vehicle with few if any faults. It sets the benchmark for luxury 7 seat family SUV driving. For those […]

2017 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk Review

October 2, 2017 Rob Fraser

Jeep has a long history of producing great 4WD vehicles. In recent years they have entered the Urban SUV market with mixed success. However the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk we are testing here manages to be […]

2018 LDV T60 Launch Review

September 28, 2017 Rob Fraser

Is it possible that a Chinese built dual cab ute can establish itself and snare 10% of the competitive Australian ute market. LDV certainly believes it is. They launched the LDV T60 Dual Cab Ute […]

2018 Subaru XV 2.0i-S Review

September 26, 2017 Rob Fraser

I have just spent a week in the second generation Subaru XV 2.0i S AWD SUV. Launched in June 2017, the second generation MY18 Subaru XV is based on the recently developed and released Subaru […]

2017 BMW X4 xDrive35d Review

September 25, 2017 Rob Fraser

Launched early last year the BMW X4 xDrive35d crosses over and fits the bill as both a prestige and sport AWD SUV. The booming mid-size premium AWD SUV segment is full of a diverse array […]

2017 Fiat 500X Review

September 20, 2017 Rob Fraser

It’s not often I drive a car that almost completely changes my perception within a few days however the Fiat 500X Lounge 4X4 did just that. My first impressions admittedly though were as a passenger […]

2017 Lexus NX 200t Sports Luxury Review

August 23, 2017 Rob Fraser

2017 Lexus NX 200t Sports Luxury Road Test, Review In the Australian automotive industry, affordable luxury has become synonymous with Lexus – a favourite thanks to its reliability, attention to detail, sophisticated design and innovation. […]

2017 Holden Trailblazer LTZ Review

August 19, 2017 Rob Fraser

The Holden Trailblazer was launched in October 2016 and while it still resembles the Colorado7 the Trailblazer is dramatically improved in a number of key areas. Externally the Trailblazer is flush with styling enhancements including […]

I Hate Modern Cars Rant!

August 17, 2017 Rob Fraser

I hate modern cars and all their ‘safety’ features. My daughter who also previously tested cars with me calls me a cranky old bastard! It seems that manufacturers or the safety police have little or […]

2017 Toyota Yaris Ascent Review

August 15, 2017 Rob Fraser

Toyota Yaris Road Test, Review Toyota updated the Yaris range in March 2017 and as I had driven the updated Kia Picanto earlier this year it made sense to drive the Yaris. While technically not […]

2017 Toyota Kluger Grande Review

August 11, 2017 Rob Fraser

Toyota Kluger Road Test, Review Toyota Kluger was first released to Australia in 2003 and the latest version of the Kluger was first introduced in 2014 with a significant upgrade in early 2017. We had […]

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