Hatchbacks

2019 Peugeot 308 GT EAT8 review (video)

Nov 25, 2019

As car numbers drop in Australia over stronger preferences for SUVs, Peugeot continues to push with one of its most popular nameplates. For 2019, the 308 GT is added to the lineup with an all-new...

2019 Renault Megane Cup EDC review (video)

Nov 10, 2019

As if the hot hatch world wasn’t already heated enough, Renault has expanded its famed Megane RS range so that it now includes a whopping seven different iterations. We thought we’d better test another one...

2020 Hyundai Veloster review – Australian launch (videos)

Sep 27, 2019

The Hyundai Veloster is back for its second generation. And what a perfect time to arrive, just as the entry sports car market is starting to look a little stale. During 2018 the Veloster racked...

2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback review (video)

Sep 09, 2019

Audi is planning to expand its RS model range over the next 12 months, which suggests the market is hungry for more performance Audis. The 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback is one such model, coming...

2019 Holden Astra RS-V review (video)

Jul 12, 2019

The Holden Astra nameplate is well-established in Australia. But over the last few generations muddled sourcing from head company, General Motors, has made the lineup confusing. There have been periods where we had an over-priced...

2019 Mazda3 Evolve G20 review (video)

Jul 02, 2019

This is a big one. The all-new Mazda3. It basically means the segment goal posts could be moved forward a few feet. Let’s take a look and find out. The new model really is all...

2019 MINI Cooper S

2019 MINI Cooper S review (video)

May 13, 2019

Raise your hand if you forgot about the MINI Cooper S? We must admit, we’re guilty. Perhaps it’s because the market is becoming flooded with so many carmakers coming up with their own exclusive takes...

2019 Kia Cerato GT hatch review (video)

Apr 20, 2019

Kia doesn’t currently offer a full-cream hot hatch. But this new Cerato GT gets mightily close, packing turbo power, stiff suspension, and all of the spicy garnishes you’d expect from one. The GT is the...

2019 Kia Picanto GT review (video)

Apr 10, 2019

Finally, Kia Australia is offering this little gem in local showrooms. It’s called the Picanto GT, and while it might not offer the outright neck-jerking performance of a proper hot hatch, it does stand out...

2019 Infiniti QX30 Sport review (video)

Apr 01, 2019

Welcome to the SUV version of Infiniti’s entry-level model. It’s called the Infiniti QX30, and you’d have to agree, it is one of the more stylish-looking models in the premium small crossover market. It is...

2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N review – Australian launch (video)

Mar 08, 2019

Like the idea of a well-sorted hot hatch but desire something with a little more flair and elegance on the design front? You can begin opening your arms now as the new Hyundai i30 Fastback...

2019 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport 2.0 petrol review – quick test (video)

Mar 06, 2019

In what could be considered the biggest game changer in years, the latest, twelfth-generation Toyota Corolla is rustling the automotive industry’s feathers. As explained in our full review of the Corolla ZR hybrid here, the...