Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

Mitsubishi Airtrek all-electric SUV unveiled

Mitsubishi’s electrified future is previewed today with the unveiling of the new Airtrek all-electric compact SUV. Jointly developed with Mitsubishi’s vehicle production and sales joint venture in China, GAC, the brand’s first EV compact crossover will initially cater exclusively for the Chinese domestic market. According to Mitsubishi, the Airtrek was …

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2021 Nissan Navara ST-X and PRO-4X Review

The current third-generation Nissan Navara has been around in Australia since 2015, but incremental updates over the years have kept it fresh. New grades and special edition models were introduced, adjustment and refinement to the chassis were made, and safety features were boosted. In what is quite possibly the biggest …

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Mitsubishi Outlander Evolution imagined

It’s no secret that Mitsubishi has been toying with the idea of a high performance SUV for a while now. Since the demise of the much-missed Lancer Evolution sports sedan in 2016, the Japanese brand has been without a proper performance offering. With a current product line-up consisting of mostly …

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2021 Kia Carnival Review – Platinum Diesel

The Kia Carnival has grown from its humble beginning as a cheap and cheerful way of carrying many people to a household name for the segment. Now in its fourth generation, the Carnival continues to make big strides with a bold new design, revamped cabin and improved tech. Range and …

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Next-gen Mazda 6 to go mild-hybrid, PHEV and rear-drive

Mazda’s push towards a premium brand will start with the company’s mid-size Mazda 6 sedan. The next-generation model will transition from a front-wheel drive format to rear-wheel drive, signalling Mazda’s intention to pit the 6 against the likes of Genesis G70, Lexus IS and to a certain extend the German …

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Polestar 2 vs Tesla Model 3: Price and Spec Comparison

  Think electric cars and right away Tesla springs to mind. The American electric car manufacturer’s models are synonymous with cool tech and supercar-beating acceleration. Its best seller, the Model 3 sedan, is the most affordable model. While it plays in the luxury sports sedan segment, rivalling the likes of …

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2021 Subaru Outback Review

The Subaru Outback has some of the most loyal owners in Australia, with over one-third of its owners returning to buy an Outback when a new model comes out. Subaru’s strong brand reputation Down Under plays a role, but surely there’s something about the Outback that’s keeping owners hooked, generation …

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee unveiled: PHEV model joins line-up

The all-new fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee has bowed in, coinciding with the brand’s 80th year as manufacturer of adventure vehicles. Said to be the most advanced and capable Grand Cherokee ever, the new SUV brings a host of new technologies, including the first-ever plug-in hybrid electric Grand Cherokee and improved …

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2021 Nissan Juke vs Toyota Yaris Cross Comparison Review

The young and active are flocking to small city crossovers for multiple reasons. The so called ‘jacked up hatchback’ is perceived to be more fun and less domesticated than the traditional city car, the higher ride height also affords a more commanding view, and certain models have all-wheel drive which …

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Nissan Z shooting brake is a convincing proposition

The first all-new Nissan Z sports car in 13 years was launched to much fanfare earlier this year. The two-seater coupe is sleek, purposeful and contemporary. But where to from here? If there’s one body form that is getting increasingly popular, it’s the shooting brake. And automotive renderer Sugar Design …

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Nissan GT-R T-spec limited edition models introduced in Japan

Nissan has introduced two new limited edition models of the GT-R super sports car for its domestic market of Japan. The model line-up includes two highly limited variants, the GT-R Premium Edition T-spec and GT-R Track Edition Engineered by NISMO T-spec. All are scheduled to go on sale in Japan …

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2021 Toyota Fortuner Crusade Review

With the popularity of utes as lifestyle vehicles, the ute-based SUV segment serves to build on that appeal with greater comfort and practicality. While Toyota’s HiLux ute has long been the undisputed best-seller in Australia, its SUV cousin, the Toyota Fortuner, hasn’t been as quite a hit. Returning to Australian …

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Volkswagen Touareg R ditches V8 for 340kW Turbo V6 PHEV

On this World EV Day Volkswagen can confirm that its first vehicle capable of running on battery power – the Touareg R – is approved for sale in Australia and is scheduled to arrive toward the end of 2022. This Plug-in Hybrid EV, whose combined electric motor and turbo petrol V6 delivers …

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2022 Subaru BRZ available for pre-order priced from sub-$40k

The highly anticipated second-generation Subaru BRZ is officially on sale in Australia today from sub-$40k through dealer and online pre-orders, ahead of the sports car arrival in December. Built exclusively at Subaru’s factory in Japan (alongside its twin the Toyota GR86), the all-new 2022 Subaru BRZ is powered by Subaru’s …

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