Aaron Brendel

2017 Toyota Yaris ZR Review

We’ve had the Starlet, the Echo and now we’re more than familiar with the Yaris, Toyota’s pint sized entry into the compact car market which has just been refreshed to remain a valid choice for P platers and Grandma’s alike. I was never a big fan of the original Yaris, …

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BMW to produce all electric MINI in UK despite Brexit concerns

The new battery-electric MINI will begin production in 2019 alongside petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid models. BMW has just confirmed that the battery-electric version will be a variation of the core 3 door model and plan a production run of four years. While drivetrain production will be located to the …

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Premium Pickup details revealed

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is the German auto giant’s entry into the lifestyle ute market that is predicted to grow to globally. By blending European refinement and luxury with the predominantly industrial focused ute platform Mercedes are aiming to produce a Premium Pickup to capture the growing market. “The high level …

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Next-Generation 2018 Honda Accord unmasked

Honda has taken the wraps off of the 2018 Accord, one of the most popular and therefore important vehicles in their line-up. On looks alone the next generation Accord will polarise opinion with the large horizontal chrome strip extending from each of the centrally recessed headlights. The same design language …

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2017 Toyota C-HR Koba AWD Review

There’s no question that Toyota knows how to build a solid, reliable and sensible selection of cars. You don’t become top dog in the automotive manufacturing business by taking giant risks on every new design; it’s the conservative well thought out approach that’s proven to sell. The reason behind their …

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BMW committed to electric power, joins Formula E Championship

Formula E continues to evolve and grow with the latest big name manufacturer BMW backing the sport with an official entry for the 2018 season. The allure of developing electrically powered formula cars is too great of an opportunity for many manufacturers to miss out on, it provides the perfect …

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Unrestricted Lucid Air hits 378km/h [video]

Aiming to take the challenge to Tesla in the luxury electric car sector, Lucid’s Air is currently undergoing testing and the results look promising. Back in April the Air prototype had its first run on the high speed oval testing track at the Transportation Research Center in Ohio where it …

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Japan’s D1 Grand Prix Rotary Powered Monsters

The rotary engine has a near cult like following around the world, the tiny metal barrel of spinning dorito’s has proven to be a modifiers dream with its light weight and huge power output. And nowhere is the spirit of the rotary engine more alive than in the heat of …

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