Car Reviews

2012 FPV GS Ute FG MKII review (video)

Aug 09, 2012

If you’re in the market for a balls-out performance utility, the 2012 FPV GS Ute FG MKII is about as kick-ass as they come. With 315kW and 545Nm from its 5.0-litre supercharged V8, you just...

2012 Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo review – Australian launch

Aug 07, 2012

It’s here. The 2012 Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo has landed in Australia. And for just $31,990, it presents a real bargain in the sports/performance car market. It stares down the barrel of quite a few...

2012 BMW 328i Luxury Line review (video)

Aug 07, 2012

The 2012 BMW 328i (F30) is the replacement to the old E90 330i. It doesn’t get a 3.0-litre naturally aspirated inline six, instead, it gets a cracking 2.0-litre turbo that loves to rev. It’s more...

2012 Opel Astra GTC review – Australian launch

Aug 04, 2012

Let’s get something clear right from the start, the 2012 Opel Astra GTC is not your typical Astra, nor is it a typical hatchback in the Australian market. It’s a brand-new stand-alone model from Opel...

2012 Ford Ranger XLT Double Cab review

Aug 03, 2012

Is the 2012 Ford Ranger XLT Double Cab ‘built Ford tough’? To find out, we set out on a 10-day long road test covering more than 2700kms, travelling through rural NSW and VIC, carting four...

2012 Opel Insignia review – Australian launch

Aug 02, 2012

The 2012 Opel Insignia sedan and Insignia Sports Tourer wagon have just been launched in Australia. With rave reviews coming from overseas, and multiple awards under its belt since its introduction in Germany in 2008,...

2012 Holden Commodore Berlina LPG VE Series II review

Jul 28, 2012

It’s hotter than the Omega, but it won’t make your wallet go cold like the Calais. The 2012 Holden Commodore Berlina LPG VE Series II is Holden’s answer to ever-increasing petrol prices, potentially saving you...

2012 BMW 320i Sport Line review (video)

Jul 23, 2012

You may think the base model 3 Series is a bit of a slouch when it comes to engine power and acceleration, however, the new 2012 BMW 320i (F30) aims to change all that with...

2012 Holden Commodore Ute SS VE Series II review (video)

Jul 17, 2012

It might be a humble truck from Holden, but does the 2012 Holden Commodore Ute SS VE Series II have another personality? Is it also one of the best value two-door performance cars around? 2012...

2012 Volvo S60 Polestar limited edition review (video)

Jul 13, 2012

Unlike the Polestar tune you can option on various Volvos from the showroom, the 2012 Volvo S60 T6 Polestar is available as a bespoke, limited edition model that goes a bit further than an engine...

2012 Ford Falcon G6E Turbo FG MKII review (video)

Jul 09, 2012

What we have here is the very impressive 2012 Ford Falcon G6E Turbo FG MKII. Think of it as an XR6 Turbo in a tux’ – it shares the same powertrain, but offers a more...

2012 Volvo C30 T5 Polestar review

Jul 05, 2012

Volvo has stepped into the super hot hatch segment with the 2012 Volvo C30 T5 Polestar. The C30 has been around since 2006, but will this performance special reinvigorate the model? 2012 VOLVO C30 T5...

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