Car Reviews

Mazda MX-5 RF a hard act to follow

What is it? It’s the delightful, fun-to-drive Mazda MX-5 RF (the RF stands for retractable fastback) and in the wonderful world of sports cars, the MX-5 stands head...

Whoops! Suzuki Swift gets 3 stars

Whoops. Some of the shine has come off the new Suzuki Swift after it failed to score five stars in Euro safety tests. The standard car scored just three stars from Euro...

Here we go again – another special edition Toyota 86

Toyota is offering another special edition 86. Just 60 of these exclusive models are up for grabs, with larger Brembo brakes and specially tuned Sachs dampers. What no...

Honda Civic: the hatch or the sedan?

What is it? You’re probably wondering why we’re reviewing the Honda Civic sedan when the hatch has just been released. They’re the same price and mechanically...

Kia Carnival Platinum Petrol Review

Kia Carnival Platinum petrol is spacious, comfortable, well-equipped and even handsome. But does that powerful V6 make a stronger argument than the diesel?

Jag adds wagon to XF lineup

Jag has revealed a new wagon will join the XF lineup and this time around Oz will be getting it too. With a practical 565-litre of load space and advanced convenience...

Corvette the target of class action

In the US a lawsuit has been filed against GM alleging the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is not the track beast that it’s cracked up to be. The lawsuit claims a defect in...

Big Buick has ‘Electrafying’ effect

There is nothing small about John Gerdtz’s 1978 Buick Electra Park Avenue 225 two-door coupe. So long, so wide and so white is this Buick that it is probably visible...

Holden Astra R Review

Base model Holden Astra R boasts impressive refinement, style and road manners but it’s a little basic

Holden takes wraps off new look V8 Supercar (soon to be V6)

Holden has revealed the first official concept images of the next generation Commodore race car to make its debut in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship in 2018....