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2018 Kia Sorento GT-Line (video)

Jul 12, 2018

As a household brand name, Kia has upped the ante over the last few years with its latest models. We have seen enormous leaps in styling, performance and quality from the South Korean brand. The...

2019 Range Rover Sport update on sale in Australia, arrives Q4

Jul 11, 2018

The impressive and fashionable Range Rover Sport will soon receive some updates in Australia for the 2019 model year, with a new SDV6 diesel engine added and enhanced safety tech increasing its alluring character. Replacing...

2019 Kia Sportage now on sale in Australia from $29,990

Jul 10, 2018

Kia Australia is introducing the 2019 Kia Sportage range, with updated powertrains and increased safety brought in to boost the mid-size SUV’s competitiveness. Four main variants lines are being offered, spanning from the Si, Si...

First Ford Ranger Raptor rolls off production line in Thailand

Jul 06, 2018

The ute segment doesn’t exactly need any sort of massaging to increase its popularity. But, the new Ford Ranger Raptor is sure to stir up the ever-popular segment. Ford Australia has just confirmed production of the...

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe now on sale in Australia

Jul 05, 2018

Local pricing and specs for the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe have been announced for the Australian market. It brings in a range of new technologies and a major refresh in design inside and out. Hyundai...

2018 Peugeot 5008 GT diesel review (video)

Jun 26, 2018

Peugeot is spearheading its stake in the SUV market with the introduction of the new 2018 Peugeot 5008. It joins the recently updated smaller 3008 soft-roader, and the baby Pug, the 2008. The 5008 will...

2018 Audi A8 now on sale in Australia, arrives July

Jun 18, 2018

Local prices and specifications for the 2018 Audi A8 have been announced for Australia, following its initial unveiling in July last year. Australian buyers are being offered four different variants, spanning from the 50 TDI,...

2018 Nissan Navara ST-X review

Jun 18, 2018

The 2018 Nissan Navara Series III comes with some impressive updates that are aimed to make the Thailand-built ute a more enjoyable drive. Some models now come with added safety tech, including a 360-degree camera...

2019 BMW 8 Series revealed; 0-100km/h in as low as 3.7 seconds

Jun 16, 2018

This is it. The all-new BMW 8 Series coupe. It has just made its public debut at the Le Mans motor racing event in France, before it goes on sale in November. Inspired by the...

Upcoming Skoda Kodiaq RS claims 7-seat SUV Nurburgring record (video)

Jun 16, 2018

Ace Nurburgring driver Sabine Schmitz has taken out a new lap record for a production 7-seat SUV, using the upcoming Skoda Kodiaq RS diesel as the weapon of choice. Yep, a diesel. Schmitz pushed the...

Mazda CX-8 to go on sale in Australia from $42,490

Jun 14, 2018

Prices for the all-new Mazda CX-8 SUV have been announced for the Australian market, ahead of its showroom arrival next month. As revealed earlier this year, the new CX-8 will slot into the market in...

Mercedes ordered to recall cars for unapproved emissions software

Jun 13, 2018

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler has been ordered to recall up to 774,000 vehicles in Europe following the discovery of emissions irregularities with some of its vehicles. The German government is ordering the recall because it...

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