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2018 LDV T60 Video Review

November 7, 2017 Peter Barnwell

There’s a new kid in town, here take the fight up to the established utes – the new LDV T60. Boasting a five-star ANCAP safety rating (details here), a five-year warranty, and very sharp pricing, […]

2018 LDV T60 Review

October 31, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Finally, a vehicle manufactured in China has passed Australia’s searching ANCAP crash test protocol with a five star rating – the top rating. Not only that, the LDV T60, one tonne, dual cab, 4×4 ute […]

2017 Renault Captur Video Review

October 29, 2017 Peter Barnwell

There’s a sea of small SUVs/crossovers available to Aussie buyers in 2017 and the Renault Captur is one well worth considering. Part of a new-generation of impressive Renault offerings, I had a drive of the […]

2017 Holden Colorado Tow Test

October 28, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Aussies love to tow, just look around next time you’re driving and you’ll see what I mean, and they will tow with pretty much anything – sometimes with less than perfect results. If you want […]

2018 Hyundai Kona Video Review

October 22, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Hyundai has continued to build a reputation for quality vehicles at a fair price and now they have a new offering coming straight into a booming segment of the market – the Hyundai Kona. The […]

2017 HAVAL H6 Video Review

October 17, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Like the Koreans, and the Japanese before them, Chinese car companies are eyeing off Australia and the huge possibilities that present here. Leading the way is the SUV-focused HAVAL. An off-shoot of Great Wall Motors, […]

2018 Hyundai Kona Launch Review

October 13, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Hyundai has belatedly entered the small SUV class with a cute offering called the Kona. Based on the highly regarded new Hyundai i30 with a shared platform and many components, Kona is ready to take […]

2017 Ford Mustang Video Review

October 11, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Its two years since the current-generation Ford Mustang landed on Australian shores and in that time it has been nothing short of a sales phenomenon. Ford Australia‘s second-best selling car behind Ranger, that makes the […]

Ferrari SUV a certainty?

October 11, 2017 Peter Barnwell

With Bentley, Maserati, Porsche and even Lamborghini rolling out SUVs, is it only a matter of time before Ferrari joins the ranks with its own premium ‘fourbie’? So far, Ferrari has strongly resisted the pull […]

2017 HAVAL H6 SUV Review

October 10, 2017 Peter Barnwell

From the same outfit that brought us the Great Wall ute comes the HAVAL H6 medium size SUV. They’re like chalk and cheese. The Great Wall ute was, to be kind, underwhelming while the H6 […]

2017 BMW 420i Convertible Review

October 7, 2017 Peter Barnwell

Spring has sprung and now’s the time to get your top down if you own a convertible. `Losing’ the roof adds a new dimension to your driving experience linking you directly to the immediate environment. […]

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