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It's the dearest model in the 2015 Kia Carnival range, but the Platinum variant is a lot of car for the cash.
At $78,000 plus on-roads, the new flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Platinum is nudging the base BMW X5 on price. Does it justify the premium tag?
Until recently, a supercharged V8 was the only petrol option worth choosing in the Range Rover Sport range. Now, with a supercharged V6 petrol available, is it worth looking at as a diesel alternative?
Australia’s affordable, rough-and-tumble family wagon market has for more than a decade belonged to the Subaru Outback, but the new Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 is making a serious play for its own chunk of the action. The second-generation, Octavia wagon-based Scout has grown 10cm in both overall length and wheelbase to measure 4...
Six months ago the Mercedes-Benz B-Class had the premium MPV segment all to itself, as it had done for most of the past decade. Fast-forward to today, however, and the multi-purpose vehicle is now sharing the niche segment with the polarising 2 Series Active Tourer from traditional rival BMW and the cheaper C4 Picasso from plucky French hopeful Citroen...
Adding extra doors to an iconic design can be dangerous. Does Mini's latest venture — a five-door Mini — have the goods to maintain Mini heritage?
Combining sharp looks with excellent practicality, for 2015, the BMW 318d Touring is now even better value...
The big Renault Master van has just had a heart transplant. Matt Campbell finds out if it's fit for the market.
Subaru has produced a tempting rival to the glut of luxury-spec SUVs in the form of the 2015 Outback 3.6R, with good ride and handling and heaps of space.
Matt Campbell gets behind the wheel of the Lamborghini Huracan at Sydney Motorsport Park.
The Fiat 500X is yet another vehicle set to add to the competition in the compact SUV segment. It's got oodles of 500 style and promises to make an impact when it lands down under.
The Peugeot 3008 is an oft-forgotten small crossover SUV competitor. Here we test the re-positioned and updated 2015 version.
Subaru finally has a CVT to go with their boxer diesel engine. The facelifted Forester gets some much needed NVH and infotainment enhancements as well.
The road going version of the Asetto Corse Abarth 695 is now available from an eye-watering $65,000. It doubles - only barely - as a street car you could use every day. If you're crazy enough.
The updated Peugeot 508 range has been sharpened. It remains a strong yet often unheralded option in a competitive class...
Mazda's all new CX-3 compact SUV lands in Australia - we drive it!
Is it small? Is it medium? Perhaps the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is just right?
Is this a face you could love? We jump into the freshly facelifted 2015 Holden Cruze SRi-V...
The Audi A7 range continues to be the German brand's entry into a style conscious large saloon segment. The 2015 refresh changes aim to continue the appeal.
The CLA-Class range is now complete with the addition of a Shooting Brake model. It's more practical than the Coupe too, with extra space.
Audi's A6 and S6 have been refreshed for 2015 with a range of subtle improvement aimed at making the large sedan even more appealing.
Our fourth and final update on our long-term Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV saw Matt Campbell spend plenty of quality time in the plug-in hybrid SUV.
The Toyota Kluger Grande leaves the CA Melb garage.
The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is a worthy flagship model for the popular ute range.
The new, big Ford Transit has arrived in Australia. Matt Campbell comes to grips with it.
The Audi Q3 is a vital car for the German brand. Since its launch in March 2012, it has dominated the small luxury SUV market over a period in which these type of vehicles have experienced a surge in popularity. But as the segment hots up, so does the competition.
“Lovely Defender”, said a small voice from somewhere behind the tailgate-mounted spare wheel, later revealed as belonging to an admiring Septuagenarian. “My husband had one years ago, though I had to sell it when he died.” Such is the vintage of the Land Rover Defender, essentially unchanged in design for decades, just like its raison d’etre...
Our long-term Mazda 3 returns to its maker, but do we have a tear in our collective eye?
BMW chops the top off its coupe 2 Series; creates a convertible that slices up country roads brilliantly...
The Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic is Benz's answer to the Audi S4 and BMW's 335i M Sport and orders are already coming in.
When you consider the Lexus brand, it’s fair to say two things will immediately spring to mind: benchmark luxury and a customer service ethic that is hard to surpass. These two core brand values have been at the very heart of Lexus DNA since 1983, when former Toyota chairman and founder, Eiji Toyoda, gave his engineers and designers the ultimate challenge – to build the best luxury car in the world...
Keen on green? The upgraded and cheaper Toyota Prius C is now a better proposition in several areas than it was...
The Suzuki Jimny Sierra is a unique offering in a booming segment of baby SUVs. It's no pretender, though.