Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

2021 Subaru Outback price and specification confirmed

Subaru is elevating the specification list across its entire new generation Outback range, which goes on sale in Australia from March 2021. The simplified three-variant 2021 Subaru Outback range will start with the considerably “up-specced” Outback All-Wheel Drive (AWD) variant that adds an array of new features. At a glance …

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2022 Subaru BRZ STI with a hint of STI 22B

The new second generation Subaru BRZ launched with much fanfare late last year. With sharpened looks, more powerful engine and improved dynamics, the new 2022 Subaru BRZ is set to continue its forebear’s popularity and success. Not just that, it’s sure to also continue to be the darling of the …

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2021 Honda Accord Turbo Petrol and Hybrid Review

The fifth generation Honda Accord from the mid-90s has always been my favourite Accord. To me, the 1995 CD5 Accord represents the high time in the nameplate’s rich 40-year history. With its clean, elegant yet sporty design, it looked superb during its time, and it still looks good today. I …

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Toyota GR Supra Sport Top is a nod to targa top Supra of the past

Toyota has unveiled the 2021 GR Supra Sport Top, an open top version of the GR Supra that harks back to the targa top Supra’s of the 80s and 90s. Created for the SEMA360 Showcase and revealed online, the GR Supra Sport Top is a one-off concept that features a …

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Updated Honda Civic Type R: What’s new for 2020?

One of the best hot hatches in the market – and our favourite – has just gone better. The updated FK8 Honda Civic Type R brings a host of changes and improvements to the Type R’s winning formula, including upgrades to ride and handling, braking performance and engine cooling, freshened …

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AC Schnitzer creates BMW M850i police street weapon

When it comes to the maddest Police street weapon, we have seen a fair share of them here in Australia, such as the  BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E 43, Audi RS4, Honda Civic Type R and Tesla Model X. But here’s something fresh from Germany. Unveiled at a nationwide ‘Tune it! Safe!” campaign for …

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Toyota GR Yaris offered with GR Parts aero and interior upgrades

The Toyota GR Yaris is arguably the hottest hot hatch to launch this year. Available as a single variant, the second member of the Gazoo Racing (GR) family (after the GR Supra) is literally a pocket rocket for the road. Powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre three-cylinder engine that churns out …

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander lineup to include PHEV and turbo models

The next-generation Mitsubishi Outlander is slated to arrive in February 2021, bringing not just host of new drivetrains but also the second iteration of Mitsubishi’s Dynamic Shield design concept. While the final design of the 2021 Outlander is still a closely guarded secret, the company has dropped a shadowy teaser …

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Track-focused Mazda MX-5 GT RS heads updated line-up

The updated 2021 Mazda MX-5 range has expanded to include a new track-focused model: the Mazda MX-5 GT RS. Available in soft-top Roadster and hard-top RF forms, the new MX-5 GT RS is a model exclusive to the Australian market that promises even sharper dynamics and response. Powered exclusively by …

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Genesis GV70 unveiled as brand’s second SUV

Genesis has unwrapped its second SUV, the GV70. The mid-size crossover slots below the GV80, bringing the luxury marque’s current offering to a total of five models including the G70 medium sedan, G80 large sedan, G90 full size sedan and the GV80 crossover. As the first medium SUV model produced …

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BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition introduced in limited numbers

BMW will offer a strictly limited allocation of the all-new X7 Dark Shadow Edition model in both xDrive30d and M50i variants with Australian arrival in March 2021. Just 10 examples of the Dark Shadow Edition – comprising five of each powertrain – will be available to local customers from the …

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Toyota lifts the lid on GR Yaris AP4 rally weapon

Toyota has unveiled the new generation GR Yaris AP4 rally car that Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) will campaign in the 2021 Australian Rally Championship (ARC). While Toyota has long supported a local factory-backed rally team, this is the first time that the company – through its Product Planning and …

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Upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra with 285kW checks in

The upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra has arrived in Australian showrooms with a power boost of 35kW. The power boost comes as part of an upgrade aimed at further improving the already potent performance of the iconic sports car, including the addition of under-bonnet strut braces to improve rigidity and …

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2022 Mazda CX-5 to go upmarket with rear-biased AWD and in-line sixes

Following a recent report that the next-generation Mazda 6 will adopt a front engine, rear-wheel drive platform shared with the new Toyota Crown, news have surfaced that the 2022 Mazda CX-5 will also ride on a rear-biased all-wheel drive platform adapted from the one that will underpin the new Mazda …

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