Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

Chevrolet unveils bold-new Blazer SUV

Chevrolet is raising the bar on crossover design with the introduction of the 2019 Blazer. The all-new midsize SUV is the boldest, most progressive expression of the Chevrolet crossover design theme. A wide stance, tight proportions, a high beltline and dramatic sculpting give it a toned, athletic appearance from all angles. …

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Lexus LC F previewed with mysterious Gold Rush Rally entrant?

Lexus is participating in the 2018 Gold Rush Rally with a bespoke LC coupe, as revealed by a photo released by the luxury car maker in a tweet today. Accompanying the single rear quarter night shot of the hotted up Lexus LC are the words: “The Lexus tuned Lexus LC …

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First Look: 2019 Audi A1 Sportback

Eight years after the introduction of the original Audi A1 Sportback, the second generation model has arrived, bringing a more matured styling and advanced infotainment and driver assistance systems. Exterior Design The A1 Sportback has grown 56 millimetres in length to 4.03 metres, stands 1.43 metres tall including its aerial while …

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2019 Kia Optima revised and refreshed

Kia has afforded the 2019 Optima a makeover designed to give the mid-sized sedan a renewed relevance in an ever-changing Australian new car landscape. With a light once-over for external styling coupled to specification adjustment and a price realignment, the 2019 Si and GT Optima continues its role as Kia’s …

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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross AWD Review

The booming SUV market has allowed car manufacturers to go creative with their offerings, and by that we mean not conforming to the conventional. The coupe-SUV has been a well explored concept, as evident by the arrival of popular models such as the Toyota C-HR and Nissan Juke. A trend …

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2018 Audi A8 pricing and specification

The all-new 2018 Audi A8 will arrive in Australia from mid-July with up to $36,000 worth of additional value, compared to its predecessor, depending on the model and packages specified. Built on the latest incarnation of the Audi Space Frame (ASF), using a combination of aluminium and carbon fibre, the …

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BMW uncovers all-new 8 Series Coupe

After a string of concept teasers and spy photos, BMW has officially taken the wraps off the flagship 8 Series Coupe. Staying faithful to the concept unveiled last year, the successor to the 6 Series boasts a sleek new design with modern sporting appeal, beautifully blended with an air of …

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Diesel-only Mazda CX-8 pricing and grades announced

Ahead of its much anticipated launch in Australia, Mazda has revealed grades and pricing for the new CX-8 seven-seat SUV. Arriving at dealerships in July, Mazda’s diesel-only SUV slots between the full-size CX-9 seven seater and CX-5 mid-size crossover with pricing starting from $42,490 plus on-road costs. The three-tier Mazda CX-8 …

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2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Review

I must admit I have never been so excited about a new car coming on to market since the Subaru Impreza WRX STi Coupe 22B of the late 90s. Until now. It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally here. The Alfa Romeo Giulia heralds the return of a much-missed …

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Meaner and faster for 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 has been updated for 2019 with incremental changes to make the iconic pony car the meanest ever. Building on decades of road course racing and track-focused legacy, Ford Performance engineers and designers have incorporated the latest advances in tyre, aerodynamics and chassis technology into the …

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More powerful Mazda MX-5 set for release in Japan

A more powerful Mazda MX-5 roadster is said to be in the works and due for release in Japan later this year.  Japan’s Car Watch magazine had the opportunity to sample a 2019 Mazda MX-5 pre-production prototype and was kind to reveal some key details. The current 2.0-litre engine which …

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2019 Kia Cerato boasts class-leading safety tech from sub-$20k

The all-new 2019 Kia Cerato goes on sale in Australia this week, offering drivers a higher level of comfort, fuel efficiency and advanced driver assistance technologies from a sharp price of $19,990 driveaway. With the arrival of the all-new third generation, Kia has taken the opportunity to refine the model line-up – …

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All-new 2019 BMW X5 officially unveiled

BMW has set its sight on the versatile Range Rover Sport with the new generation X5, which has been unveiled today as the most off-road capable X5 ever. Set for Australian launch by year end, the all-new 2019 BMW X5 is has also grown in all dimensions. The wheelbase is 42 …

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Updated MINI 3 door, 5 door and Convertible price and specification

MINI Australia has announced pricing and specification details for updated MINI 3 door, 5 door and Convertible ranges. Featuring a higher level of standard equipment, a unique lighting signature and a swathe of new colour and trim options, the updated MINI range also majors on connectivity – thanks to the …

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