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2018 Skoda Karoq review: Australian first drive

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2018 Skoda Karoq review: Australian first drive

Simply clever, they say. Is the new 2018 Skoda Karoq worth your shopping consideration? Jez Spinks jumps behind the wheel for a first drive, to see what it's got. Watch for our full written review to go live on 22 June, 2018...

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2018 Audi Q8 review: The big Q7 gets a sporty new partner
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2018 Audi Q8 review: The big Q7 gets a sporty new partner

We have been well and truly surprised with the all-new Audi Q8. It takes an already impressive platform in the Q7 and adds a stack of style and new technology. Even without testing them back-to-back, we know this is already a smarter purchase option than the ageing BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe.


Mercedes-Benz X-Class and the Navara: 5 differences
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class and the Navara: 5 differences

Scott the difference! What sets these two related utes apart? We've Scott the answers! (Okay, we'll stop there.) We've now got a good assortment of news, reviews, comparisons and videos in the bag for the first-ever Mercedes-Benz X-Class, including a story whose toes this latest video treads on..


Toyota Hybrid: The silent majority
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Toyota Hybrid: The silent majority

Sponsored by: Toyota Hybrids... what even are they? Today,  just about any mention of the word 'hybrid' should bring to mind a vehicle that combines an internal-combustion engine with advanced electrification – designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, and increase driving range...


Porsche celebrates 70 years - video
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Porsche celebrates 70 years - video

In case you missed our podcast, the 911 Speedster reveal, and Taycan name announcement last week, Porsche is celebrating 70 years since its first car, the 356 Roadster, was registered. To celebrate, the brand has put together a brief video celebrating its history, and reiterating what it's all about...


2020 Porsche Taycan teased – video
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2020 Porsche Taycan teased – video

Porsche has published a teaser video for its upcoming Taycan electric sports car, the production version of the Mission E concept. It won't enter the market until 2019, but the German marque is keen to highlight the fact it hasn't lost its mojo with electric power...


2018 MG GS review
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2018 MG GS review

The SUV body shape might not be what comes to mind when you think about MG, with any mention of the iconic British badge usually sparking thoughts of classic compact roadsters and leafy country roads. Now, though, the storied brand has been brought screaming into the 21st century with new SUV hopefuls like the mid-sized GS and the small ZS...


2018 Porsche Cayenne review: First look at Australian range
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2018 Porsche Cayenne review: First look at Australian range

Trent takes a look at the newly launched third-generation Porsche Cayenne as it touches down in Australia.


What's it like to crash a Bugatti Veyron? - Video
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What's it like to crash a Bugatti Veyron? - Video

The idea of being a test driver for someone like Bugatti sounds glamorous, but it's also a risky game. The test-driver in question here, Loris Bicocchi, was involved in developing the Veyron, having previously had a hand in the final Lamborghini Countach, Pagani Zonda, Bugatti EB110 and Koenigsegg CCX...


Comparison: 2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson
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Comparison: 2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson

At this end of the SUV spectrum, it's all about sharp pricing and value for money. Everybody wants to get into an SUV, but which one should you go for? It can be pretty confusing. Here, Paul tests two top competitors in the medium SUV segment.


2019 BMW X5 review: Workshop walkaround
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2019 BMW X5 review: Workshop walkaround

See the full article here  The fourth-generation BMW X5 has broken with the seven-year model cycle established by previous BMWs, replacing a car released in 2014. This was always part of the plan for the G05 X5, according to BMW, as it transitions to new architectures across all models...


Van Life: 2018 Volkswagen Transporter Trakkadu 400 review
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Van Life: 2018 Volkswagen Transporter Trakkadu 400 review

See the full article here With the never-ending rise of house prices in this country – although, even as I write this, the news pages have swung around to the gloom and doom of predicting massive price drops – it’s enough to have me dreaming of something else. An escape from the mundaneness of the endless news cycle...


Mercedes-Benz EQA previewed – Video
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Mercedes-Benz EQA previewed – Video

Mercedes-Benz has previewed its EQA compact electric hatchback, set to debut by 2020, in a new video on YouTube. The minute-long clip shows the Concept EQA cruising around the Sicilian countryside, and highlights the car's blue light signatures and edgy styling. It doesn't take a trainspotter to notice the similarities between the EQA and the recently-released A-Class hatchback...


2018 Kia Cerato review: First drive
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2018 Kia Cerato review: First drive

See the full article here. For all the fanfare made over the Stinger, and all the positive press given to the Sportage and Sorento crossovers, it’s the Cerato that is Kia Australia’s mainstay. The rapidly expanding company has doubled its sales in just four years, but over that period the aggressively priced Cerato’s volume has tripled...


Fastest hillclimbs at the Goodwood Festival of Speed – Video
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Fastest hillclimbs at the Goodwood Festival of Speed – Video

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is a unique event in the motoring world. It's a mile away from the average motor show, letting punters get up close and personal with their favourite metal in motion, as well as on a pre-prepared stand. One of the most interesting parts of the Festival of Speed is the hillclimb, where all sorts of vehicles – old and new – run flat out on the roads leading up to Lord March's provincial manor...


2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: 10 Cool Things
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2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: 10 Cool Things

The earlier ones were fairly ugly, but there's a lot to like about this new-generation Panamera - even if the price isn't one of them.


2018 MG ZS: 5 things about MG's new small SUV
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2018 MG ZS: 5 things about MG's new small SUV

The ZS is the latest offering from the British-born and now Chinese-owned MG brand, conceived to take on the hugely popular small-SUV market. Here are five things about the ZS that really stand out. MORE: Read our reviews of the MG ZS here MORE: Everything MG MORE: Small SUVs...


Isle of Man TT average speed record toppled - Video
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Isle of Man TT average speed record toppled - Video

When it comes to crazy sporting events, the Isle of Man TT is among the craziest. Held on public roads around the Isle of Man, it pits the world's best motorcyclists against changeable roads with no run-off and hardly any safety barriers. Deaths are common, an accepted risk with the event. Last weekend, Dean Harrison became the first rider average more than 134mph (216km/h) on a lap around the 60...


Bugatti Chiron v Bugatti Veyron – video
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Bugatti Chiron v Bugatti Veyron – video

They're two of the most exotic and exclusive cars in the world, and they're both from the same manufacturer – is an introduction really necessary? In a new video posted by Turnpike Racing League, we finally get to find out whether the Bugatti Chiron or Bugatti Veyron would win in a drag race...


Kia Stinger GT drags Ford Mustang GT - video
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Kia Stinger GT drags Ford Mustang GT - video

Mustang or Stinger? Four doors or two doors? Twin-turbo V6 power, or naturally-aspirated V8 power? They're all good questions, and they're all answered by the video you're about to watch. Although the Mustang has a purer bloodline when it comes to drag racing, and it's a more natural sports car than the Stinger, the two are quite closely matched...