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Rob Margeit

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2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS review
  • Scintillating performance and dynamics; Glorious V8-fed bellow; Interior lives up to Porsche standards
  • Some options should really be standard; Lacks some advanced safety tech, even as an option; Three-year warranty is slim by today's measure

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8.5 / 10

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2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS review

After a generation in the V6 wilderness, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS is happily reunited with a stonking and raucous V8. Hallelujah!

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Mary Anderson: How her simple invention made cars safer for everyone

Mary Anderson: How her simple invention made cars safer for everyone

Remember those times when you were driving in pouring rain and in order to see the road ahead, you needed to stick your head out of the side window? Or worse, fold down the windscreen letting all that cold and wet air into the cabin? No? Then say a word of thanks to Mary Anderson, who, on a cold and snowy day in New York in 1903 observed the struggles of a trolley car driver trying to keep the windscreen clear...


Justin Bieber's custom-built Rolls-Royce is out of this world

Justin Bieber's custom-built Rolls-Royce is out of this world

When Canadian pop star Justin Bieber first laid eyes on Rolls-Royce's outrageous one-off 103EX concept, he knew he simply had to have it. Problem was, Rolls-Royce wasn't selling. So 'The Bieb' did what all people with unlimited means do – he commissioned his own Rolls-Royce based on the futuristic-looking 103XE...


2021 Jaguar F-Pace review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2021 Jaguar F-Pace review

It’s out with the old, in with the new, as Jaguar seeks to refresh its popular F-Pace range.

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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Introduction

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Introduction

Volvo has entered the electrified sphere with the XC40 Recharge – a plug-in hybrid version of its popular small-SUV range. We've got one for three months.

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$64,990

2021 Kia Picanto GT review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2021 Kia Picanto GT review

With its slick manual gearbox and utterly charming turbo three-cylinder, the Kia Picanto GT could be the 'performance' car bargain we all need.

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$19,490

2021 Peugeot 3008 review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2021 Peugeot 3008 review

A mid-life update for the Peugeot 3008 brings some cosmetic enhancements and a tech boost.

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$43,990

2021 Peugeot 5008 quick drive

2021 Peugeot 5008 quick drive

The updated Peugeot 5008 has landed, offering a different take on a rusted-on the large SUV formula.

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$58,990

Holden honoured by Australia Post
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Holden honoured by Australia Post

Holden’s long history in Australia is being honoured on a set of five postage stamps released by Australia Post today. The five stamps depict iconic cars from Holden’s 73-year history as a manufacturer in Australia, from 1948-2020. The $1...


2021 Toyota Yaris Cross GX review
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2021 Toyota Yaris Cross GX review

The Toyota Yaris Cross might be late to the compact SUV party, but it's already making a big impact. Here, we test the entry-level GX front-wheel-drive model.

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2021 Subaru XV 2.0i Premium review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2021 Subaru XV 2.0i Premium review

Refreshed for the 2021 model year, the Subaru XV presents as a smart and stylish take on the crossover formula. It's not without its flaws, though.

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How this Nissan GT-R is saving lives
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How this Nissan GT-R is saving lives

Organ transplants are an important part of medicine, offering people a second chance at life where previously there was none – getting the donor organ to the recipient is often a race against time, literally a matter of life and death. The faster you can get the donor organ to the recipient, the greater their chance of survival...


Ewy Rosqvist: How delivering bull semen created one of rallying's greats

Ewy Rosqvist: How delivering bull semen created one of rallying's greats

From veterinary assistant to champion rally driver.


Sabine Schmitz, 'Queen of the Nürburgring', dead at 51
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Sabine Schmitz, 'Queen of the Nürburgring', dead at 51

Sabine Schmitz, the German professional racing driver who gained fame as the ‘Queen of the Nürburgring’ and ‘the world’s fastest taxi driver’ has passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was 51. Schmitz was destined to become a professional racing driver, growing up within the confines of the Nürburgring Nordschleife where her family ran the Hotel am Tiergarten...


Paddle-shifters are crap (mostly)
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Paddle-shifters are crap (mostly)

When Ferrari’s engineers gave the world paddle-shifters back in 1997, little could they have imagined the F1-derived technology would find its way onto 21st century delivery vans. But, that’s exactly what’s happened, which prompted me to think ‘what’s the point?’ The Ferrari F355 F1 was the first production car in the world to feature a semi-automatic transmission with gear changes effected via paddle-shifters...