Apr 10, 2013

Renault Twinz concept an electric pointer to the third-gen Twingo

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Renault Twinz concept an electric pointer to the third-gen Twingo

Recently Renault has come up with spectacular concept cars. The latest, the Twinz, pointing the way to next generation Twingo city car.

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Apr 10, 2013

Maserati Ghibli: a smaller, more affordable Maserati sedan

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Maserati Ghibli: a smaller, more affordable Maserati sedan

Maserati has ambitions to sell 50,000 cars a year and this Ghibli sedan is a major part of that push, but will this be a repeat of the Biturbo era?

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Apr 9, 2013

2013 Nissan Altima hands-on preview: look out Camry, Accord, Mazda 6

2013 Nissan Altima hands-on preview: look out Camry, Accord, Mazda 6

We’ve all seen the Nissan Altima V8 Supercar, but the real deal will soon make its way into Aussie showrooms and we got hands-on with one in New York.

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Apr 5, 2013

Porsche Panamera facelift brings plug-in hybrid, stretched model

Porsche Panamera facelift brings plug-in hybrid, stretched model

Accompanying the Porsche Panamera’s blink-and-you’ll-miss-it facelift are a new plug-in hybrid model, V6 twin-turbo and a stretched wheelbase version.

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Apr 4, 2013

Kia Cub isn’t quite the four-door coupe concept we were expecting

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Kia Cub isn’t quite the four-door coupe concept we were expecting

The Cub is the second Kia concept car targetted at Mini drivers, albeit ones wishing for more sedate styling and the flexibility of five doors.

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Apr 3, 2013

Range Rover Sport adopts aluminium, sheds weight, gains third row seats

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Range Rover Sport adopts aluminium, sheds weight, gains third row seats

Like its big brother, the fourth generation Range Rover, the new Sport is made primarily from aluminium, saving up to 420kg depending on the model.

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Apr 1, 2013

Audi A3 and S3 sedans have no alarms, no surprises; will sell boat loads

Audi A3 and S3 sedans have no alarms, no surprises; will sell boat loads

The new A3 and S3 sedans look like either an A3 with a boot, which it is, or a scaled down A4. Regardless Audi should have no problems selling this car.

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Mar 31, 2013

Jaguar XKR-S GT would make cashed up boy racers very happy

Jaguar XKR-S GT would make cashed up boy racers very happy

Based on the XKR-S GT, someone in Jaguar’s planning, design or engineering departments (or all three) was a fan of Max Power during their formative years.

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Mar 30, 2013

New Jeep Cherokee to feature 9-speed auto, front-wheel drive

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New Jeep Cherokee to feature 9-speed auto, front-wheel drive

Controversial looks and underpinnings aside, the new Jeep Cherokee has a lot going for it: 9-speed auto, vastly better interior and high-res screens galore.

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Mar 30, 2013

Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG packs the most powerful 4-cylinder engine ever

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Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG packs the most powerful 4-cylinder engine ever

The just unveiled Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG has the most powerful 4-cylinder production engine ever. Well, for now anyway.

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Mar 29, 2013

Subaru WRX Concept: looks great, prepare for disappointment

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Subaru WRX Concept: looks great, prepare for disappointment

The next WRX would be its own thing and with the WRX Concept that thing is inching its way to the production line. Just be prepared for the worst…

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Mar 28, 2013

Second-gen Kia Soul isn’t anywhere near as cool as the Trackster concept

Second-gen Kia Soul isn’t anywhere near as cool as the Trackster concept

The larger second-gen Kia Soul looks good, but unfortunately doesn’t come anywhere near close to the eye watering handsomeness of the Trackster concept car.

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Mar 28, 2013

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 returns with 7-litre V8, facelift too

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 returns with 7-litre V8, facelift too

Chevy has revived the storied Z/28 for its facelifted Camaro, bringing with it the 7-litre V8 used in both the Corvette Z06 and limited edition HSV W427.

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Mar 28, 2013

New Toyota Kluger debuts in New York; 3.5-litre V6 only, no hybrid

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New Toyota Kluger debuts in New York; 3.5-litre V6 only, no hybrid

Toyota’s next generation Highlander/Kluger has been unveiled in New York; it arrives in Australia in 2014 and will only feature a 3.5-litre V6 engine.

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Mar 27, 2013

American Honda Odyssey first car to feature built-in vacuum cleaner

American Honda Odyssey first car to feature built-in vacuum cleaner

Honda has facelifted its larger-than-the-rest-of-the-world Odyssey and given the top of the range model a world first: a built-in vacuum cleaner.

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Mar 25, 2013

2013 Melbourne Motor Show cancelled due to tight car maker budgets

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2013 Melbourne Motor Show cancelled due to tight car maker budgets

The organisers of the 2013 Melbourne Motor Show have cancelled the event due to a lack of interest from car makers and importers.

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Mar 25, 2013

Affordable wagons on sale in Australia

Affordable wagons on sale in Australia

SUVs have largely replaced the wagon, but if you like to mix storage and fun there are still some affordable wagons on sale in Australia. Here are all 18.

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Mar 20, 2013

Digital radio: which cars have it? Should I bother?

Digital radio: which cars have it? Should I bother?

Digital radio is three years old, but you’d never know it by stepping into a showroom. Given the amount of radio listening we do in the car that’s a shame.

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Mar 20, 2013

New Ford Kuga starts at $28k, offers kick-to-open hands-free tailgate, digital radio

New Ford Kuga starts at $28k, offers kick-to-open hands-free tailgate, digital radio

Not since the early days of the Escape has Ford had a competitive small SUV class. The new, sharply priced, and tech-filled Kuga hopes to change all that.

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Mar 19, 2013

Gone in 120 Minutes Ep 5: If we could turn back time

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Gone in 120 Minutes Ep 5: If we could turn back time

A sci-fi themed episode where Ivan and Derek natter about Star Wars, Doctor Who, flying cars and jet propelled vehicles, all because of the Toyota Prius V.

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Mar 18, 2013

Volvo S60, V60, XC60 facelift brings always-on high beam, cyclist avoidance

Volvo S60, V60, XC60 facelift brings always-on high beam, cyclist avoidance

Volvo has given the S60, V60 and XC60 ranges a facelift with new safety kit (always-on high beam and cyclist avoidance) and a revised corporate face.

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Mar 15, 2013

Electric Volkswagen E-Up boasts 150km of driving range

Electric Volkswagen E-Up boasts 150km of driving range

At the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year Volkswagen will debut an all-electric version of the Up, the E-Up, with a driving range of 150km.

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