Road test

Mon 18 Mar 2019

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

Dual-cab utes are going more upmarket and so are the prices, but Mitsubishi’s updated workhorse lets you have all the bells and whistles at an affordable price.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

Opting for French design no longer means compromise in this classy Peugeot 5008 seven-seater SUV.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

BMW’s new luxury sedan isn’t trying to do everything but instead focuses on one key area that is sure to bring in customers.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: HSV’s $85,000 Mustang fighter

ROAD TEST: HSV’s $85,000 Mustang fighter

The Camaro’s value is debatable but its performance is unbelievable and the hot coupe trumps the Mustang in some key areas.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Isuzu’s tough off-roaders rip through desert dunes

Isuzu’s tough off-roaders rip through desert dunes

Not many proper four-wheel drives and utes make it too far off the tarmac, but Isuzu’s latest adventure shows just how far they can go.

TESTED: Bonkers $460k entley Continental GT convertible

TESTED: Bonkers $460k entley Continental GT convertible

The luxury barge shared the same DNA as a Volkswagen but despite its hefty physique it drives like a sports car.

ROAD TEST: Mercedes X-Class V6 has brawn from Berlin

ROAD TEST: Mercedes X-Class V6 has brawn from Berlin

The first offering tasted of Nissan, now Mercedes, offers its X-Class dual-cab with a hearty serve of German muscle.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: The new MG ZS SUV under family microscope

ROAD TEST: The new MG ZS SUV under family microscope

MG has relaunched in Australia with its new ZS small SUV and it comes with an enticing price and list of standard features but one area of concern could hurt...

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Forget the dual-cab, Kia Carnival is the best family utility

Forget the dual-cab, Kia Carnival is the best family utility

Boasting more flexibility than a gymnast, the Carnival is a traveller's tour de force.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: 2019 Suzuki Jimny is a funky retro resurrection

ROAD TEST: 2019 Suzuki Jimny is a funky retro resurrection

Personality-packed compact off-roader stays true to heritage but with modern conveniences.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: Porsche Macan S is a sports car on stilts

ROAD TEST: Porsche Macan S is a sports car on stilts

Compact SUV continues to deliver driving thrills, but falls short of value and safety benchmarks

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Kia hatch is getting warmer with sporty persona

Kia hatch is getting warmer with sporty persona

Kia’s expanding its performance range on the back of the big Stinger’s success and is pushing the Cerato warm hatch as a potent daily drive option.

ROAD TEST: BMW X5 M50d proves quite the ensemble

ROAD TEST: BMW X5 M50d proves quite the ensemble

Ferry the family ensconced in luxury with some serious diesel fire power.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

ROAD TEST: Ssangyong Musso is bargain ute from left field

ROAD TEST: Ssangyong Musso is bargain ute from left field

Farmers, tradies and even grey nomads want a comfortable, reliable budget workhorse. Ssangyong’s new Musso dual-cab one-tonner is that sort of ute.

Sat 23 Feb 2019

ROAD TEST: Mercedes-Benz C-Class was once shabby, now chic

ROAD TEST: Mercedes-Benz C-Class was once shabby, now chic

Road test review of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Isuzu’s big seven-seat SUV is dependable workhorse with a near indestructible engine but it is lacking one ingredient buyers are screaming out for.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

ROAD TEST: The cavernous and curvy BMW X4

ROAD TEST: The cavernous and curvy BMW X4

When you are going to drop the hammer on a flashy SUV, it might as well rival Thor. Road test review of the 2019 BMW X4.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Tested: Audi's RS5 Sportback practical semi-supercar

Tested: Audi's RS5 Sportback practical semi-supercar

Audi’s new four-door coupe is one of the quickest cars on the road but it falls behind some of its rivals in some key areas.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Do you in fact need an unfashionably sexy wagon?

Do you in fact need an unfashionably sexy wagon?

Driveways are crammed with SUVs and dual cab utes, but what if you had the courage to buck the trend?

Sat 9 Feb 2019

ROAD TEST: Review of the Kia Rio GT-Line with turbo engine

ROAD TEST: Review of the Kia Rio GT-Line with turbo engine

Priced at $21,990 drive-away, that makes it a $4400 leap from the base model S.

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