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2021 Haval Jolion Ultra launch review
  • Generous interior space, especially in the rear; Very strong value for money; Advanced safety features included on all variants
  • Engine and transmission often feel lethargic; Fuel consumption (claimed and tested) higher than it should be; Infotainment contains some confusing quirks

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7.5 / 10

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2021 Haval Jolion Ultra launch review

Haval’s new small SUV brings premium touches to the budget end of the SUV market.

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2021 Audi TT RS review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2021 Audi TT RS review

*Tap, tap* Is this thing on?

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$134,900

2021 Mazda 6 Sport sedan review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2021 Mazda 6 Sport sedan review

There’s not much basic about this entry-level Mazda mid-size sedan.

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$34,590

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 diesel review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 diesel review

Hyundai's entry-level Santa Fe impresses, not with bells and whistles, but baseline sensibility.

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$48,200

2021 Haval H6 review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2021 Haval H6 review

The new Haval H6 spearheads the relaunched Chinese brand in Australia, and looks set to put serious pressure on the medium-SUV segment.


2021 Audi Driving Experience – track thrills and driving skills honed by a day at Phillip Island

2021 Audi Driving Experience – track thrills and driving skills honed by a day at Phillip Island

There are a number of ways you can get yourself onto a racetrack, but sometimes they mean plenty of blood, sweat and dollars to bring your own car up to code. That’s not always the case, though, because a handful of car brands in Australia offer track events for owners, as a way of keeping buyers in view and who are thinking of maybe upgrading to the newest high-performance model...


Zeekr 001 unveiled in Shanghai to spell an end to boring EVs
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Zeekr 001 unveiled in Shanghai to spell an end to boring EVs

The Zhejiang Geely Holding Group – perhaps better known simply as Geely – has unveiled a new marque at the Shanghai motor show, positioned to take on a raft of established performance divisions with a range of EVs. Called Zeekr, the new brand joins Geely’s portfolio of brands which already includes Volvo, Polestar, Lotus, Proton and lesser known brands like Lynk & Co, Geometry, and LEVC – the maker of London cabs...


2021 Ford Ranger FX4 Max review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2021 Ford Ranger FX4 Max review

Ford’s latest Ranger isn’t a full-blood Raptor… But it might be better.

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$65,940

Ora Lightning Cat concept outlines GWM's performance aspirations in Shanghai
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Ora Lightning Cat concept outlines GWM's performance aspirations in Shanghai

The 2021 Shanghai motor show offered its fair share of oddities, and certainly the names of debut models kept Western audiences asking what was in the water at Shanghai. In this instance GWM’s dedicated EV brand, Ora rolled out the Lightning Cat – only to have most of its attention hogged by the endearingly Beetle-like Punk Cat...


Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 manual review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 manual review

Everything purists could want: naturally aspirated, mid-engined, and manual. So why doesn't the Cayman GTS delight like it should?

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$172,000

Hongqi brings three very different concepts to the Shanghai motor show
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Hongqi brings three very different concepts to the Shanghai motor show

A sports car, a driverless luxury sedan and an ungainly electric vehicle (EV) were all shown on the Hongqi stand at the Shanghai motor show, signalling a significant expansion for the brand. China’s domestic market Hongqi brand, which translates as 'red flag', has traditionally concentrated on its grand flagship sedans, namely retro-styled large cars built around space and comfort for occupants...


2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV first drive review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV first drive review

Like the Prius before it, could Toyota’s hydrogen-fuelled Mirai signal a new era in automotive?


Audi A6 E-Tron Concept breaks cover ahead of Shanghai motor show
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Audi A6 E-Tron Concept breaks cover ahead of Shanghai motor show

You’re looking at a thinly-veiled preview of what the next-generation Audi A6 is set to look like. As part of Audi’s Shanghai motor show schedule the A6 E-Tron Concept, as it is officially known, will take the stand alongside the production versions of the Q4 E-Tron and Q4 E-Tron Sportback SUV twins...


2021 MG ZST Essence review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2021 MG ZST Essence review

The MG ZST small SUV may not be as well known as city SUVs from Kia, Honda or Mitsubishi, but it's not too far off the pace of those established brands.

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$31,490

2021 Mazda CX-8 Touring SP review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2021 Mazda CX-8 Touring SP review

Seating for seven, but styling for one? Maybe. Mazda’s sporty ‘SP’ styling range expands with the latest update to the CX-8.

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$47,790