News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice

Loved that? Buy this: The 2021 equivalents of your favourite cars

Given the average age of a car on Australian roads has increased to 10.4 years, it's fair to say plenty of us are holding out on upgrading to newer models. As such, many consumers might find that when the time comes to trade in, their beloved car has disappeared from showrooms...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

Marketplace: Family off-road SUV buying guide

We've all heard about it: pulling the rug out from international travel has caused Australian tourists to look inward. Not spiritually, but geographically. Places like Aspen and the Andes might be out of reach at the moment, but domestic travel is shaping up to boom over the next twelve months for many Australians...

2021 Range Rover new cars

Like many brands in the luxury SUV segment, Range Rover experienced decreased sales volumes in 2020, likely due to the challenging market conditions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The British brand has shifted 3376 vehicles year-to-date (up to the end of November 2020), compared with 5013 over the same period in 2019 – a 33 per cent decline...

2021 Land Rover new cars

Years don't get much bigger or more important for Land Rover, which launched the all-new Defender across the globe in 2020. 2021 continues that theme of icon re-imagining, with the short-wheelbase Defender 90 joining the existing Defender 110 range. MY21 Defenders will also get a new range of drivelines, which includes a 3...

The all-new models of 2020 – and how they're selling so far

The young up-starts, the fresh faces, the newcomers – whatever you want to call them, we've had a raft of new model arrivals in Australia over the course of 2020...

Land Rover Defender scores top safety rating despite no centre airbag

The 2020 Land Rover Defender has been awarded a five-star safety rating under the latest evaluation conditions – the first vehicle to do so without a centre airbag. The new-generation Defender is also the first adept off-road SUV to receive a five-star score since the new test conditions were introduced this year...

2019-20 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque mild-hybrids recalled for 48V system fault

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has issued a recall on 1729 examples of its Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque mild-hybrid models, citing a potential fault with the 48-volt electrical system. The affected vehicles were sold between 25 May, 2018 and 2 October, 2020 (model years 2019-2020)...

Custom 'River Cottage' Land Rover with in-built kitchen listed for sale

Fans of popular British cooking series River Cottage will soon have the chance to own one of chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's prized possessions – a custom-built 1982 Land Rover 109 that helped to launch his career. The car in question actually predates Fearnley-Whittingstall's successful River Cottage franchise, having first appeared in his early 1990s series A Cook on the Wild Side...

Jaguar Land Rover is seeking to block Volkswagen Group SUVs in the US

Jaguar Land Rover has filed a lawsuit to block certain SUVs from the Volkswagen Group from being imported into the United States, alleging the VW Group has used its patented all-terrain technology without permission...

How noise cancellation in cars actually works

We talk a lot about road, tyre and engine noise when reviewing cars, applauding the quieter vehicles for their clever sound-deadening measures. But these days, it's not enough just to minimise noise in a car – you have to eliminate it entirely. Enter the era of noise cancellation in cars – the same concept utilised in those fancy headphones everyone uses on planes, but extended to an entire car...