Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

All-new Mazda CX-90 revealed as new premium flagship

The first-ever Mazda CX-90 was today unveiled at its world premiere in Malibu, California – showcasing a new level luxury for the Mazda brand. Built on the same front-engine, rear-biased all-wheel drive platform as the forthcoming Mazda CX-60, the wider and longer three-row CX-90 will be Mazda’s new flagship SUV …

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2023 Genesis GV70 3.5T AWD Sport Review

The thing with arriving late to a party is that you will need to pull off all sorts of tricks to get noticed. When the party is the mid-size luxury SUV segment, bring two times the tricks. Facing off against a slew of established players, newcomer Genesis GV70 has no …

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Dakar-inspired Toyota HiLux GR Sport packs uprated engine

Toyota has unveiled the most extreme HiLux to date, with the new GR Sport model taking out the range-topper status for the 2023 HiLux range. Equipped with more power, wider tracks, tuned suspension and bigger disc brakes, the new HiLux GR Sport benefits from experience gained through Toyota’s GAZOO Racing …

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Kia EV6 GT tackles the Nurburgring track (onboard video)

The fastest and most powerful Kia model is now an electric vehicle. The Kia EV6 GT is not just the new range topping model for the EV6 range, it’s also the company’s new halo sports model. A front motor delivers 160kW, paired with a rear motor that pumps out 270kW. …

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2023 Peugeot 508 GT Petrol and PHEV Fastback Review

What is it? The Peugeot 508 is a midsize car offered in liftback and wagon body styles. Launched in 2019, the current generation model introduced a new design language and brought a change in market direction for the French marque. The bold styling is matched with an upmarket interior to …

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2023 Nissan Z Manual Review

We are at a turning point of the automotive industry. The push for electrification means car makers have to rethink where they direct their money and resources. Electric and more environmentally friendly cars are left, right and centre of almost every major car maker’s strategic planning today. Something has to …

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2023 Peugeot 308 price and specification locked in

The new 2023 Peugeot 308 range will initially launch in Australia with three variants across two body styles, both powered by the French marque’s “PureTech” turbo petrol engine, with a fourth variant powered by a plug-in hybrid drivetrain due to arrive in the first half of 2023. When complete, the …

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2022 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS 4WD Review

What is it? The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a five or seven seats SUV with proper four-wheel-drive for serious off-roading. It shares the same drivetrain and body-on-frame configuration as the Mitsubishi Triton ute and is currently the Japanese brand’s largest SUV since the demise of the Pajero flagship off-roader. First …

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2023 Honda Civic Type R nudges $70k

The new FL5-generation Honda Civic Type R officially goes on sale ahead of its arrival in February 2023. But the most powerful, best-performing, and well-equipped Civic Type R ever is also the most expensive. With a national drive away price of $72,600, the new 2023 Civic Type R costs about …

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ID. Check – Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV headed to Australia

Volkswagen has welcomed to Australia the first examples of the ID.4 electric SUV, ahead of a register-your-interest waitlist for customers going live by Christmas. The two ID.4 electric SUVs arrive in Australia in overseas-market specifications – the 150kW ID.4 Pro Performance with 522km range, and the 125kW ID.4 Pure Performance …

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2023 Lexus RX range pricing and specification

The all-new 2023 Lexus RX will offer customers the choice of two electrified powertrains including a top-of-the-range turbocharged performance hybrid – a first for Lexus – in the form of the RX 500h F Sport Performance. The new RX flagship will be the most powerful and dynamic RX ever offered. …

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2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Review

For over 60 years, the Jeep Wrangler has been synonymous with freedom. The iconic go-anywhere, do-anything four-wheel drive has its roots back in the mid-1940s, where it was used as a rugged transporter for the U.S. military in World War II. Produced by Willys, it was known as the General …

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Electrified Genesis GV70 brings twin-motor AWD performance

Genesis’ GV70 mid-size luxury SUV has just gained a fully electric model. Sitting above the GV70 3.5T Sport All-Wheel Drive variant, the Electrified GV70 Performance features a twin electric motor system with all-wheel drive. With twin 180kW, 350Nm electric motors – one driving the front wheels and one driving the …

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2022 Toyota RAV4 Edge Hybrid v Hyundai Tucson Highlander Diesel Review

Half of all new cars sold in Australia these days are mid-size SUVs. The segment is now literally where young families, couples and empty nesters shop for their main personal transportation. We line up two of the most popular models in this highly competitive segment to help you decide which …

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