Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

Honda unleashes lightweight Civic Type R Limited Edition

Honda is set to unleash the most hardcore version of the Civic Type R in the form of a Limited Edition. Built as the purest expression of Type R to date, the Type R Limited Edition features new lightweight components, sharpened driving dynamics and bespoke styling. Developed with track performance …

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Holden to cease operation in Australia and New Zealand

The Holden brand will be retired from sales in Australia and New Zealand and local design and engineering operations will wind down by 2021, parent company General Motors announced today. Maven and Holden Financial Services operations will also wind down in Australia. GM International Operations Senior Vice President Julian Blissett …

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2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance Review

The Model 3 is Tesla’s electrical vehicle for the masses. Priced from ‘just’ $66,000 plus on-road costs it is the least expensive Tesla currently on sale in Australia and plays in the one of the most important and largest premium passenger car segments, the compact luxury sedan. This means the …

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Hyundai i30 N Line facelift teased

Hyundai has revealed the first glimpse of the new i30 ahead of its world premiere at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show next month. Featuring a host of design upgrades including redesigned bumpers and new LED headlamps, the i30 is said to bring a stronger, sharper look and more visual appeal. …

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Second Kia Sorento teaser offers a glimpse of its interior

Kia has released a second teaser of the upcoming Sorento SUV, in anticipation of its debut on March 3 at the Geneva Motor Show. Released today are computer renderings of the brand’s flagship SUV, including shots of the interior. Looking bolder and edgier than the outgoing model, the new Sorento …

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Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R and GSR introduced

The Mitsubishi Triton range has been expanded to include the new GLX-R and GSR variants. Joining the GLX, GLX+, GLS and GLS Premium variants, the new editions bring the total Triton offering to six trim levels. Triton GSR The GSR variant provides a toughened alternative to the Triton range. It …

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Mercedes-Benz A 250 Sedan lands from $53,000

The addition of two new variants featuring the same feisty turbocharged 2.0-litre engine as the popular Mercedes-Benz A 250 hatch are set to round out a diverse offering for the A-Class Sedan range introduced locally in 2019. The addition of the front-wheel-drive Mercedes-Benz A 250 and all-wheel drive A 250 …

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Nissan Qashqai updated for 2020, N-Sport joins range

The Nissan Qashqai compact crossover has been updated for 2020, adding comprehensive connectivity and active safety enhancements across the range. The arrival of the updated Qashqai range also offers customers more opportunity for individual expression in the form of the limited edition N-Sport model, which will sit between the ST-L …

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Skoda Octavia RS iV sedan and wagon teased

Skoda is stoking anticipation of the all-new fourth-generation Octavia RS. The Czech manufacturer has released three official exterior design sketches showing the sporty range-topper for the new 2021 Octavia, which will have its world premiere on 3 March at the Geneva Motor Show. Signature black RS details emphasise the sporting …

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Next-gen 2020 Kia Sorento teased ahead of March debut

The first teasers of the next-generation Kia Sorento have been released today ahead of the SUV’s world premiere next month at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show. Looking bolder and edgier than the outgoing model, Kia’s flagship SUV is the latest addition to the brand’s reinvigorated crossover line-up. It also …

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2020 Peugeot 308 GT Review

With no fewer than 10 players, the hatchback market is one of the hottest segments in Australia. Buyers can choose from one of the safer (or less exciting) options such as the dominant Toyota Corolla and Hyundai i30, or the more stylish but still common models like the Mazda 3 …

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Toyota Supra GRMN coming this year with 294kW

Just a year into its launch, the Toyota GR Supra already has a huge aftermarket support. From power boosting tuning package and exhaust system to widebody kits and chassis enhancement upgrades, the Supra has virtually unlimited tuning potential. But one hot Supra to look out for is the Supra GRMN …

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Audi Q3 Sportback price and specification

The Audi Q3 range has been expanded to include the new Q3 Sportback. Combining the sleek attributes of a coupe’ with the modern compact SUV, the Q3 Sportback is both longer and lower than the regular Q3. With pronounced wheel arch blisters, it offers a subtle nod to the iconic …

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Is this the 2022 Mazda RX-7?

The FD Mazda RX-7 is arguably the most beautiful sports car to have come from Japan. It last rolled off the factory in 2002 and a successor is yet to be anywhere in sights, with the project a constant on and off affair at Mazda. We are all keen to …

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