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2017 Hyundai Sonata Active review

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2017 Hyundai Sonata Active review

The 2017 Hyundai Sonata Active is a comfortable mid-size sedan that would would be well suited to singles, couples and small families. So why isn't it on the radar?

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2017 Peugeot 308 Active long-term review one

2017 Peugeot 308 Active long-term review one

We say bonjour to our latest long-term test car, the 2017 Peugeot 308 Active. It's the base model in the range, but fights against mid-range models from competitor brands.


2017 Kia Rondo S review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Kia Rondo S review

The Kia Rondo has lost its diesel engine, but it's also cheaper than ever before.

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$26,990

Hyundai product onslaught to commence with Santa Fe, Veloster, Sonata and new small SUV
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Hyundai product onslaught to commence with Santa Fe, Veloster, Sonata and new small SUV

Hyundai is set to kick off a busy 18-month product onslaught with the launch of the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 in April. The new i30 is set to replace the successful GD model and will be joined this year by a significant Sonata reveal and the brand's all-new small SUV...


Mazda CX-3: The ideal jet-ski tow car?
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Mazda CX-3: The ideal jet-ski tow car?

Read the full article here. For those who are prepared to venture out of the major cities, there abounds a feast of holidaying options within a stones' throw of many major metropolitan areas. One such location is Gerroa on the south coast of NSW. A short 2 hour drive from Sydney sees industrial parks and housing estates slowly give way to large green fields and fresh country air...


2017 Nissan Pathfinder pricing and specs
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2017 Nissan Pathfinder pricing and specs

The facelifted 2017 Nissan Pathfinder will arrive in Australian showrooms this March, with more power, more technology and a new look. Starting from $41,990 before on-road costs, the new Pathfinder picks up a revised version of its 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine, which now pumps out 202kW of power and 340Nm of torque - up 12kW and 15Nm respectively - and maintains its 2700kg tow rating...


2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sports Edition on sale
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2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sports Edition on sale

If you're onto a good thing, add some black styling stuff to it: that's the theme for the 2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sports Edition. The newly-added model is based upon the GLS dual-cab variant, but the Sports Edition model aims to "deliver a smart but tough on-and-off-roader"...


Hyundai i30 pricing could increase to chase richer product mix
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Hyundai i30 pricing could increase to chase richer product mix

Hyundai Australia is expected to announce pricing for the next-generation i30 shortly and prices are expected to go up as the company chases a richer product mix. Speaking to media at the 2017 Hyundai i30 launch in Korea, Hyundai chief operating officer, Scott Grant, suggested Hyundai would seek to recover the cost of added value in i30 pricing...


Nissan GT-R Nismo paves the way for more high-performance variants
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Nissan GT-R Nismo paves the way for more high-performance variants

Motoring enthusiasts around Australia celebrated last week with the local launch of the first full-strength Nismo car, the Nissan GT-R Nismo. It’s not just Nissan’s new halo model either, it also marks the launch of the Nismo sub-brand here, something Nissan Australia has been pushing for for several years...


2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet review
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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet review

The Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet is a throwback to another era, with twin-turbo V8 power underpinning the muscle car-like drop-top. But has the loss of a roof compromised the convertible boulevard cruiser?


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross name confirmed for new ASX companion
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross name confirmed for new ASX companion

Hello, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. That's the name the Japanese brand has chosen for the new companion to its popular ASX, with this latest compact SUV to make its international debut at the upcoming 2017 Geneva motor show...


Nissan GT-R Nismo: a special car available from specially selected dealers only
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Nissan GT-R Nismo: a special car available from specially selected dealers only

This week’s arrival of the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo not only welcomed a new halo model to the range, it also marked the long awaiting launch of the Nismo brand in Australia. But even if you have the $299,000 plus on-roads, you won’t be able to walk into any Nissan dealer and buy one...


2018 Audi RS3 Sportback: Faster, lighter, more powerful
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2018 Audi RS3 Sportback: Faster, lighter, more powerful

Audi’s manic hot hatch, the RS3 Sportback, just got a whole lot more mental, with more power, more torque and a lighter, sleeker body. Due to be launched at next month’s Geneva motor show, Audi is claiming the refreshed RS3 Sportback 0-100km/h sprint time of just 4.2 seconds. That’s remarkable performance from its 2...


2017 Audi S4 pricing and specs
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2017 Audi S4 pricing and specs

The 2017 Audi S4 sedan and Avant wagon have arrived in Australia, eight months after the global launch, bringing improvements to every area and a $6000 sharper price point than ever before – starting under $100,000 for the first time...


2017 Audi S4 review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Audi S4 review

The 2017 Audi S4 might be the ultimate Q-car: fast, high-tech and understated, it's everything the badge demands and more.

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$99,900 - $102,900

2016.5 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs: D-Max twin gets engine upgrade, more features
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2016.5 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs: D-Max twin gets engine upgrade, more features

The 2016.5 Isuzu MU-X has arrived in Australia, and, yes, '2016.5' is an unusual model year designation. The updated model doesn’t gain the same cosmetic adjustments as the Isuzu D-Max ute, but it does get the brand’s newly developed 3.0-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder engine. In fact, Australia is the first in the world to get an MU-X with the new drivetrain...


2017 Maserati Levante review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Maserati Levante review

The Maserati of SUVs is here, but despite the presence of the Trident badge, the Levante leaves a lot to be desired.

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$139,990

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio track review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio track review

The much anticipated Giulia QV high-performance four-door sedan bears the weight of the 'Alfa Romeo renaissance' on its shoulders. But is the Aussie-spec version good enough on track to wear the four-leaf clover crown?

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$143,900

2017 Porsche 911 GTS review
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2017 Porsche 911 GTS review

Read the full article here There are first world problems. And there are first class, five-star, penthouse level problems, such as choosing which new Porsche 911to buy. Yes, there are three traditional Porsche 911 pillars: the natural essentials of the entry-level Carrera, the luxo-performance excess of the Turbo, or the track-bred driver’s purity of the GT3...


2017 Subaru BRZ review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Subaru BRZ review

The Subaru BRZ in manual guise has been subtly tweaked to improve performance and make it an even more impressive affordable sports car. Here, we test the entry-level manual.

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$32,990