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2016 Suzuki Baleno GL

2016 Suzuki Baleno on sale in Australia, new turbo option

Jul 29, 2016

The all-new 2016 Suzuki Baleno has touched down in Australia, bringing a perky 1.0-litre turbo engine and a surprisingly extensive list of standard features to the small car class. Two variants are on offer for...

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI review – first impressions (POV)

Jul 25, 2016

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has been regarded as the pioneer of the hot hatch segment for decades. How does the 2016 Mk7 model shape up? Is it still the best even with the highly capable...

2016 Brabus 800 SL 65 AMG

Brabus 800 is one beastly Mercedes SL 65 AMG

Jul 22, 2016

If you’re in the market for a little bit extra from your Mercedes SL 65 AMG, tuning house Brabus may have exactly what you’re looking for. Welcome to the Brabus 800; a fire-breathing roadster with...

2016 BMW M5 Competition Edition

BMW M5 Competition Edition revealed with 441kW

Jul 22, 2016

BMW has announced the world premiere of a limited-run M5 Competition Edition, but sadly Australian fans will miss out. Limited to just 200 units worldwide, the M5 Competition Edition is based on the existing platform,...

2016 BMW 125i

2017 BMW 1 Series on sale in Australia Q4, 250kW M140i added

Jul 21, 2016

BMW Australia has announced pricing details for the facelifted 2016-2017 BMW 1 Series, bringing more power for most models and improved economy. Starting out the changes is the new 120i. It comes with a 2.0-litre...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan on sale in Australia from $31,990

Jul 19, 2016

Following the announcement of local specifications, Volkswagen Australia has now confirmed pricing for the all-new Tiguan mid-size SUV before its arrival in a couple of months. The new Tigaun is an all-new model, based on...

StreetFX Toyota 86 VR38DETT

StreetFX Toyota 86 gets crazy VR38DETT GT-R conversion

Jul 18, 2016

In yet another world-first Toyota 86 engine conversion, StreetFX has dropped the VR38DETT from the demonic Nissan GT-R into the space formerly occupied by a 2.0-litre atmo’ boxer four. Previously, we showed the world’s fastest...

McLaren Gold Coast Showroom

McLaren opens third showroom in Australia; Gold Coast

Jul 18, 2016

McLaren has opened a brand new dealership at the Gold Coast in Queensland, coming in as the third showroom for Australia. The British company has said it plans to expand its presence in the world,...

Ford Focus RS Drift mode

Ford Focus RS ‘Drift Mode’ under scrutiny in Australia

Jul 16, 2016

The new Ford Focus RS has just gone on sale in Australia and already it has drawn the indignation of safety experts, including Harold Scruby, head of the Pedestrian Council of Australia, because of its...

Hyundai i30 N prototype

Hyundai previews i30 N hot hatch, sounds potent (video)

Jul 15, 2016

The highly anticipated Hyundai N performance sub-brand is getting close to releasing it first production car, based on i30. It will come in as Hyundai’s first proper hot hatch. Set to feature a number of...

2016 Ford Focus RS

2016 Ford Focus RS now on sale in Australia from $50,990

Jul 14, 2016

Ford Australia is finally announcing the official introduction of the highly-anticipated 2016 Ford Focus RS super hot hatch. With prices kicking off at $50,990 (plus on-roads), you’re looking at the most powerful Ford Focus to...

2017 Elantra Sport

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport turbo announced for US market

Jul 13, 2016

Hyundai’s US division has unwrapped the turbocharged Elantra Sport – a car that will be sold here in Australia (with some tweaks) later this year as the Elantra SR. The Elantra Sport is visually differentiated...

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