Road test

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Gruelling desert test for Audi’s new E-Tron electric vehicle

Gruelling desert test for Audi’s new E-Tron electric vehicle

AUDI has taken its Tesla rival to the middle of Namibia to prove its electric vehicle tech is ready for customers.

Toyota’s staple Kluger SUV sticks with a simple formula

Toyota’s staple Kluger SUV sticks with a simple formula

Our family hops aboard Toyota’s base Kluger GX AWD to see how this stalwart handles the daily grind.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Skoda Kodiaq Sportline a close friend of the family

Skoda Kodiaq Sportline a close friend of the family

Like a smartphone on wheels, the Skoda Kodiaq Sportline seven-seater has the answers to many of life's problems.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Nissan gives mainstream SUV motorsport makeover

Nissan gives mainstream SUV motorsport makeover

Special edition Nissan Juke Nismo RS get extra power and suspension tweaks to improve performance.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV actually fun to drive

Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV actually fun to drive

ITALIAN brand’s first ever SUV sets itself apart from the competition.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

ROAD TEST: Ford’s tough off-roader SUV

ROAD TEST: Ford’s tough off-roader SUV

BLUE Oval’s off-road capable SUV is now more content rumbling around town.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

ROAD TEST: Mazda’s new family CX-8 seven-seat SUV

ROAD TEST: Mazda’s new family CX-8 seven-seat SUV

MAZDA’S long awaited diesel seven-seat SUV is let down in one key area.

Audi drive day experience: how to sell cars to rich people

Audi drive day experience: how to sell cars to rich people

If you’re rich enough to buy a luxury car, you’re rich enough to enjoy it — and the brands are happy to indulge you with a track day.

ROAD TEST: Hyundai'sT two-faced hot hatch i30N

ROAD TEST: Hyundai'sT two-faced hot hatch i30N

HYUNDAI’S i30 N, the brand’s first hot hatch, shapes up as a family car and a weekend track toy

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Corolla hybrid i safe and efficient but also fun to drive

Corolla hybrid i safe and efficient but also fun to drive

The sales climate may be changing for hybrids and that’s why Toyota has one for each Corolla grade.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Plugging into new world with Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Plugging into new world with Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Ahead of the electric revolution, there is already a hybrid SUV leading the charge.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

ROAD TEST: Ford Ranger Raptor redefining the segment

ROAD TEST: Ford Ranger Raptor redefining the segment

Ford's Ranger Raptor is the best off-roader you can drive straight off the showroom.

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Mini Cooper is the ultimate fashion statement

Mini Cooper is the ultimate fashion statement

Nobody buys a Mini for sensible reasons. It's usually love. To paraphrase another legendary act from the 1960s, is love all you need?

Less powerful Kia Stinger still strong on the heart strings

Less powerful Kia Stinger still strong on the heart strings

MUCH of the hype around the Kia Stinger is over the twin turbo V6, but how does the turbo four stack up?

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Special edition Nissan Navaras look taut and terrific

Special edition Nissan Navaras look taut and terrific

Nissan has bolstered two Navara models with the kit most sought-after for those shopping in the plush ute market. Check out the Silverline and Black Editions.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets internal 'massive facelift'

Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets internal 'massive facelift'

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has surprised many by outselling some of the best known sedans in the country.

HSV-built Chevy Camaro revved up to take on Mustang

HSV-built Chevy Camaro revved up to take on Mustang

HSV’S right-hand drive conversion of US performance coupe gives Ford Mustang some competition.

Nissan's Leaf to make Aussie comeback with 200km range

Nissan's Leaf to make Aussie comeback with 200km range

More than a quarter of the new cars sold in Norway today are EVs. Topping the charts since it went on sale in February is the new Nissan Leaf.

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Chest-thumping VW Amarok Ultimate TDV6 580 is brutal

Chest-thumping VW Amarok Ultimate TDV6 580 is brutal

NEW range-topping ute has a special feature just for Australians. This VW ute has 200kW of grunt on overboost and 580Nm of torque.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Mercedes-Benz's wild new four-door muscle car

Mercedes-Benz's wild new four-door muscle car

THE new AMG glagship doesn’t do anything in moderation. The new four-door can sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.2 seconds.

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